2016 Nightclub & Bar Show Award Winners Announced

Nightclub & Bar Media Group has selected the winners of the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Awards.

The annual awards recognize both individuals and establishments from across the country who have demonstrated expertise in the industry, professionalism and sales success.

“We are excited to welcome the winners of the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Awards into an elite class of industry leaders,” said Kristen Santoro, Nightclub & Bar Media Group conference and content director. “As one of the most prestigious awards programs in nightlife, we look for innovative professionals and venues who are creating outstanding hospitality experiences as well as setting the industry standard for excellence.”

Every year, the Nightclub & Bar Awards are dedicated to honoring excellence in bar, nightclub and lounge concept development, operations, innovations and success. In addition to being featured on Nightclub.com, individual winners and venues will be celebrated during an awards ceremony at the upcoming Nightclub & Convention and Trade Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 7-9.

2016 Nightclub & Bar Award Winners:

Bartender of the Year

Sponsored by: 

Coors Light


Nectaly MendozaHerbs & Rye (Las Vegas, NV)

Nectaly Mendoza - Herbs & Rye Las Vegas

Image: Christopher DeVargas

Beer Bar of the Year

Hopleaf Bar (Chicago, IL)

Hopleaf Bar - Chicago IL

Image Source: Chicago Beer Geeks

Best of the Big Six (Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and New York)

The Aviary (Chicago, IL)

The Aviary - Chicago, IL

Image: The Aviary

Cocktail Bar of the Year

The Broken Shaker (Miami, FL)

The Broken Shaker - Miami, FL

Image Source: Timeout.com

Dance Club of the Year

Club Space (Miami, FL)

Club Space - Miami, FL

Image: Club Space

Daytime Hot Spot of the Year

Wurstkuche (Los Angeles, CA)

Wurstkuche - Los Angeles, CA

Image: Wurstkuche

Dive Bar of the Year

Tiki Ti (Los Angeles, CA)

Tiki Ti - Los Angeles, CA

Image: Tiki Ti

Lounge of the Year

Teardrop Cocktail Lounge (Portland, OR)

Teardrop Cocktail Lounge - Portland, OR

Image: Teardrop Cocktail Lounge

New Concept of the Year

Lost Lake (Chicago, IL)

Lost Lake - Chicago, IL

Image: Lost Lake

Restaurant Bar of the Year

Radiator Whiskey (Seattle, WA)

Radiator Whiskey - Seattle, WA

Image: Radiator Whiskey

Speakeasy of the Year

PDT (New York, NY)

PDT - New York, NY

Image Source: Eater

Sports Bar of the Year

Lagasse’s Stadium (Las Vegas, NV)