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Aug 10, 2006 08:40 PM

Cocktail Lounges in Syracuse

Hi folks,
Can anyone recomend any nice watering holes in Syracuse?

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  1. Armory square is good if you want to wander around and stop to check a few different ones out. The Blue Tusk is fun, 60+ brews on tap, good sandwiches. Kitty Hoynes is an Irish pub with good grub. Ambrosia is upscale, asian themed, w/ great food. Dinosaur BBQ is a loud, crowded honky tonk BBQ joint with blues every night. Daniel Jacks is a nice piano bar with interesting food. The Bull and Bear is a few blocks away, fun, neighborhood-y with live music and you never know who will stop in (John Corbett a few months ago). Some other non-Armory spots are Hafners (north) and Colemans (west). If "nice watering hole" means someplace you would take your mother in law try the Marx or Drumlins GC.

    1. Thanks a lot for this great post.
      John K.

      1. The lounge in the Marx is very fancy and upscale looking.

        Coleman's is a great Irish Pub/Restaurant with a busy bar and Guiness on draft. We have seen performers doing Irish songs and it has a good atmosphere. The food is excellent

        Kitty Hoynes has good fish and chips.

        Unless you want barbecue, stay away from the Dinasaur since it is a biker bar and a mob scene of people waiting for tables for their barbecue.