Below is a list of the top and leading Bars in Wichita. To help you find the best Bars located near you in Wichita, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Wichita’s Best Bars:
The top rated Bars in Wichita, KS are:
- The Rusty Nail – integrates its vision and 40 combined years of well-earned knowledge
- Side Pockets Wichita – unanticipated surprise for first-time visitors
- Whiskey Dicks – specializing in whiskey and burgers
- Industry Old Town – several seating areas with leather couches
- Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge – beautiful high-end, personal cocktail lounge
The Rusty Nail
The Rusty Nail, Best friends for over 20 years, are Shauna Claycomb & Kristi Utz. They have imagined many businesses where they could excel and The Rusty Nail is a complete dream. The Rusty Nail integrates its vision and 40 combined years of well-earned knowledge. With the help of so many, they gutted and remodeled a distinct, 3-level building in the heart of Wichita.
They imagine that supporting locals, giving back to their community, and striving for ‘Green’ practices will enable them to gain many more best friends. Get in to try their special house-made food, signature cocktail on tap, and daily specials. They want to privately invite you to come to visit their dream.
Menu, Daily Specials, Events, Private Events,
“Top to bottom, the best place in town. Food, drinks, atmosphere, staff are all top-shelf.” – Chuck S.
Side Pockets Wichita
Side Pockets Wichita, if you have never been to Side Pockets, you are in for a shock. If you’re a regular, then you already recognize that they put a lot of thought into redesigning the concept of what a sports bar and restaurant should be. They wanted Side Pockets to be an unanticipated surprise for first-time visitors and the favorite destination for returning guests. More than 13,000 square feet of entertainment space; 30 Pool Tables; 3 huge TVs with 26″ screens; 22 flat-screen TVs; 2 Electronic Dartboards; Golden Tee; an incredible lounge area, including fireside club chair seating, and more than 20 dining/drinking seating table options.
“Pretty decent spot to shoot pool. They have 7 ft valley tables that could use a relevel and new cloth but still not bad. The food was great and the specials were really good. Super affordable. Servers were very good.” – Anton M.
Whiskey Dicks is the eventual sports bar & grill, specializing in whiskey and burgers. Located just south of Kellogg on Seneca, they are home to one of the largest whiskey options in Wichita with over 400 different whiskeys. While they specialize in burgers like their version of the Juicy Lucy called the Richard Dick, they also provide tasty food to suit any appetite. They give a nice selection of appetizers, sandwiches, south of the border, and house specials including soup, chili, and mac ‘n’ cheese. All of their food is equipped and made fresh in-house.
Whiskey Dicks is the ideal place to cheer on your team during the next big game. With 14 big-screen HDTVs, every seat is the finest seat in the house. Their heated, covered, outdoor patio even has two TVs so you don’t have to worry about lacking a minute of the action. Additional activities at Whiskey Dicks include a Touch Tunes jukebox, Golden Tee, pool table, and two steel tip dart boards.
Menu, Special Events, Daily Specials, Delivery
“Such a nice place. Had the Mac n cheese with pulled pork and a side of fries. I was honestly surprised at how good the food was. Bar food is expected to fill but usually not this awesome. 10/10 for the Mac n cheese. The waitress was great as well.” – Amberly M.
Industry Old Town
Industry Old Town highlights premium cocktails from Local Kansas Distilleries, as well as the finest craft beers brewed in the state. The downstairs lounge has several seating areas with leather couches that can adapt to parties of all sizes. Industry hosts some of the best entertainment in the country including touring DJs, bands, and entertainers. Whether you’re out for a local craft brew after work, a Cosmo with your lady friends, or a weekend night out on the town, Industry Old Town is the spot to be.
“Tonight was great. Both bartenders were awesome. The rooftop was open which made it even better. Good crowd, great music, and a very cool vibe.” – Heather W.
Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge
Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge, straight out of ICT, is situated in the historic downtown Marple Theater space. This beautiful high-end, personal cocktail lounge, has candlelit tables, velvet chairs, and love seats, with a moody environment. The recently renovated space has exposed brick, Edison light bulbs, and a lot of antique touches left over from the space’s theater days. Vorshays also has a 30-foot bar and 30-foot ceilings. Be certain to check out the upstairs seating area for more private conversations. Enjoy Wichita’s greatest, fun, and local music artist.
Menu, Events, Happy Hour, Karaoke
“Great spot for cocktails. Probably the best old-fashioned I’ve ever had. Great service, friendly folks, strong drinks, good food, and live music. This spot hits on every aspect of a fun night.” – Gary B.
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