Where Las Vegas Uber riders celebrate the day before Thanksgiving

November 9, 2017 / Las Vegas

One of the best things about Thanksgiving is the annual homecoming of old friends who’ve long moved away. Thanksgiving Eve is traditionally a time to head out into the city and catch up with folks you haven’t seen in eons. Not sure where to go? Based on anonymized trip data, these are the top 10 bar destinations for Uber riders over the Thanksgiving holiday in 2016.

Las Vegas bars to visit on Thanksgiving Eve

1. Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino

This open-air hangout in the middle of the Strip throws a heckuva party. Live music has revelers busting moves left and right, and the cavorting goes on well into the wee hours of the morning. Even ordering a drink is a fun experience, thanks to bartenders who treat their job like it’s a performance, flipping bottles and pouring with the kind of flair you only see in the movies.

When: Daily, 12pm – 3am
Where: 3475 S Las Vegas Blvd

2. Bailiwick at The Orleans Casino

Bailiwick is an elegant, modern gastropub where you can catch up with old friends over hand-crafted cocktails, 40 beers on tap, and food that’s to die for. To start, try the Reuben Egg Rolls, which are filled with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Thousand Island. If you like French fries, you can order Garlic Fries with truffle mayo, Moody Bleu Fries that you dip in smoked bleu cheese fondue, or Classic Poutine, featuring fries slathered in brown gravy and topped with cheese curds and a fried egg.

When: Mon – Wed, 4pm – 12am; Thu – Fri, 4pm – 1am; Sat, 2pm – 1am; Sun, 2pm – 12am
Where: 4500 W Tropicana Ave

3. Pub 365 at The Tuscany Suites & Casino

Offering 365 rotating craft beers (hence the name) Pub 365 also serves up modern pub fare, including small bites to share, gigantic gourmet burgers, and their famous street tacos. If you and your pals are beer lovers, this is the place to go, thanks to a solid collection of rare and specialty brews.

When: Mon – Sat, 11:30am – 2am; Sun, 9:30am – 2am
Where: 255 E Flamingo Rd

4. Piranha Nightclub

Billed as Las Vegas’ best gay nightclub, Piranha Nightclub has a high-energy atmosphere, endless dancing ’til dawn, and regular events like theme nights and drag shows. But the best part about this club is the cozy vibe that’s born from the stone walls, low, dark ceilings, and comfy couches strewn throughout. And did we mention the gigantic working fireplace? Piranha Nightclub is a perfect place to settle in for the night with good friends and delicious drinks.

When: Sun – Thu, 10pm – 5am; Fri – Sat, 10pm – 6am
Where: 4633 Paradise Rd

5. PKWY Tavern Taphouse & Grille

Over 250 beers and plenty of opportunities for entertainment make PKWY Tavern Taphouse & Grille a fun and active place to hang out with good friends. Play Beer Chess, BeerGammon, Beeropoly, or Drunk & Strip Twister, among other drinking games. Tuesdays feature live music, and on weekend nights, you’ll find a live DJ spinning highly danceable tunes.

When: Open 24 hours
Where: 9820 W Flamingo Rd

6. Gold Spike

Gold Spike is an adult playground offering diversions like a roller skating rink, carnival-style games, oversized Jenga and chess, ping pong tables, and scores of other engaging pastimes in their gigantic “backyard.” The “living room” is dotted with comfy sofas and cushy chairs and features pool tables, dart boards, arcade games, and—of course—an impressive roster of cocktails, beer, and delicious food.

7. Gaudi Bar at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino

Located in the Sunset Station Hotel, Gaudi Bar is a feast for the eyes. With high, vaulted ceilings, undulating walls and pillars, and backlit stained glass everywhere you look, Gaudi Bar invites you in and provides a comfortable and stimulating environment for engrossing conversations over rounds of specialty cocktails.

When: Open 24 hours
Where: 1301 W Sunset Rd

8. Bar Prohibition at Golden Gate Hotel & Casino

Bar Prohibition serves up its cocktails in coffee mugs, just as they would have done during the Prohibition era. This famed speakeasy-style bar was once frequented by the Rat Pack and is a cozy, homey place to hole up and enjoy some quality time with your crew.

When: Open 24 hours
Where: One Fremont St

9. 4949 Lounge at Santa Fe Hotel & Casino

4949 Lounge is a dark, cozy place with sparkling chandeliers and lots of gaming opportunities. It’s a great place to just chill and enjoy some cocktails with stellar company. The center bar is built around a gigantic column of cascading, shimmering crystals, a moody and inspiring lighting theme throughout this vibey lounge.

When: Sun – Thu, 2pm – 2am; Fri – Sat, 2pm – 4am
Where: 4949 N Rancho Dr

10. The Garage

This happening gay bar offers daily drink specials, and you can while away the hours playing pool, darts, shuffleboard, and video poker, among other pastimes. Rather small and intimate, The Garage is an unassuming club decorated with hubcaps and outfitted with comfy booths that invite you to settle in for the evening. Get two-for-one deals on cocktails at The Garage every day from 11am to 7pm.

When: Open 24 hours
Where: 1487 E Flamingo Rd, Ste C

There’s festive holiday fun to be had all across the city this Thanksgiving. Whether you and your pals go bar hopping or dig in and make yourselves at home in a single special venue, you’ll have a good old time reminiscing and catching up in Las Vegas.