With thousands of lights, specialty cocktails and snow globes to dine in, restaurants around the city have been transformed. New items have been added to menus, including a giant turkey leg, and national pop-up bars have come to town to spread holiday cheer.
Come Downtown, enjoy the festivities and see why it’s the most wonderful time of the year.
Take a trip to the tropics without ever leaving The Valley. Bitter & Twisted is hosting a tiki-themed Christmas pop-up through Dec. 24. Step into a island hideaway, replete with festive tiki decorations, thousands of lights and a menu of concoctions, such as the Kris Kringle Colada, Holiday on Ice, or a two-person Rudolph Rum Rhapsody.
Address: 1 W. Jefferson St.
This holiday pop-up bar “Blue Blitzen” is located at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails. The restaurant has a brand new menu just for the holiday season. New items include an orange pomegranate butter board and a slow roasted turkey leg — yes a whole turkey leg! For dessert try Santa’s favorite sugar cookies or the chocolate chip brownie bites. Blue Hound’s bartender has even crafted a menu of new cocktails including the Twelfth Night Cider, Hot Buttered Rum and the bubbly Auld Lang Syne.
Bring a group and book a snow-globe on the patio overlooking the City Skate ice rink.
Address: 2 E. Jefferson St.
See thousands of lights inside this restaurant just steps from the light rail, Chase Field and Footprint Center. Crown offers an array of festive drinks.
Address: 333 E. Jefferson St.
Miracle pop-up cocktail bar is back at Floor 13 atop the historic Hilton Garden Inn. Watch the sunset, cozy up with blankets, and roast marshmallows under over-the-top Christmas décor. There’s a special holiday-themed cocktail and food menu accompanied by rooftop views of the Downtown Phoenix skyline. Reservations are recommended. The hotel also has a Miracle Suite available complete with a Grinch-themed Christmas tree and a decorated patio. The suite is also connected to the rooftop bar.
Address: 15 E. Monroe St.
Decorations have taken over Palma and Cham Pang Lanes in the Roosevelt Row Arts District. With the tagline “where getting toasted in paradise is required” there are a ton of new drinks on the menu. Try a Chai Martini or a Royal Orchard at Palma or a Mistletoe Mule at Cham Pang Lanes among twinkle lights and Christmas trees.
Address: 903 N. 2nd St.