The Best Breweries in Las Vegas: 10 Spots That Brew Quality Beer
Casinos, Sports Events, Shows, and Shopping; these are a few of Las Vegas' favorite attractions. But it's also home to some of the country's best breweries.
Las Vegas is known for a lot of things, but many people don’t know that it’s home to a lot of breweries. These aren’t the breweries that make favorites like Samuel Adams, Budweiser, or Yuengling. No, these breweries make their own beer and ales, infusing them with many unique flavors. Las Vegas is the perfect city to try new experiences, and their breweries are one of those experiences.
These are the top 10 best Las Vegas breweries to check out.
10. Triple 7 Restaurant & Brewery
This restaurant and microbrewery can be found inside Main Street Station, which is a casino and hotel. Winner of the 2014 Best of Craft Beer award, Triple 7 has seven crafted beers to choose from. With flavors that stretch into German styles, English brown porters, and American Pale Ales, Triple 7 is known to have some of the freshest tastes in Las Vegas, including their restaurant side. Grab a beer and either a pizza, burger, steak, or something fresh from their sushi bar, and then sit back and relax while watching some sports on their televisions.
Take a break from the sightseeing and gambling and check this place out!
Address: 200 North Main Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Phone: (702) 387-1896
9. Gordon Biersch
Las Vegas has a section called “Restaurant Row,” and that’s where Gordon Biersch can be found. On the brewery-side of things, Biersch sticks strictly to German-style beers. With the five options, you can get something in the light, medium, and dark variety, allowing patrons to try new things or stick to favorites. On their website, the first three words under their craft beer section are “Purity. Precision. Perfection.” That’s exactly what you’ll receive at Gordon Biersch. Whether you’re a first time drinker or you know your hops, Biersch’s well-balanced flavors will tickle your taste buds during your stay.
Gordon Biersch also serves as a restaurant. Beers always go better with food, so check out their full menu at their establishment. Choose from their selections of pizzas, starters, favorites, salads, tacos, and burgers, and then enjoy your entire Biersch experience.
Address: 3987 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169
Phone: (702) 312-5247
8. Sin City Brewing Company
This small company brews their popular options with raw materials and only distributes them in the bright Nevada city. They can be found in three locations, and each one brings you some of the best beer available in Nevada. With gear and merchandise available at their establishments, walk through one of Las Vegas’ retail malls and stop by for a drink. Their bright lights and chic style will catch your eye, making you say to yourself, “I’ve got to check that place out.” You’ll notice their menu isn’t vast, but it has all the taste you could ever want. With five creative beer options, you can treat yourself to a classic amber ale, dark stout, or German hefeweizen.
These locations are great for a quick stop while you’re shopping. Take the chance, and you won’t be disappointed.
Miracle Mile Shops
Address: 3663 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Phone: (702) 732-1142
Grand Canal Shoppes
Address: 3377 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Phone: (720) 629-1906
Address: 3717 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Phone: (702) 749-8864
7. Ellis Island Casino & Brewery
You’ll have a good time here if you need a break from the Las Vegas strip. Ellis Island Casino & Brewery has been voted the #1 brewery in Nevada. They received this accolade by making some of the best beers in town, including a non-alcoholic root beer that might be too rich and creamy for some. Always creating brews with unique flavors and crisp tastes, Ellis Island specializes in IPAs, American lagers, stouts, and amber ales. There’s no flash and glam when it comes to the names of these beverages. Ellis Island serves over a million glasses a year through honesty and quality.
Have some fun in their casino, and then take a break in their brewery and/or restaurant. You might find yourself never going back to the Las Vegas strip. This place has too much entertainment, including karaoke, and too much to offer in the “taste” department.
Address: 4178 Koval Lane, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Phone: (702) 733-8901
6. Tenaya Creek Brewery
Brewing their own beverages at the establishment, Tenaya Creek offers more than just a good beer and a good seat. With favorites like the Imperial Stout, Calico Brown, and God of Thunder, Tenaya’s perfected brews have become local favorites. Their creativity and dedication keeps their beers interesting and fun for regulars and newcomers. While sipping your beer, you can enjoy their live music, pool tables, and games, which make this pub experience a more relaxed one. They do have a full bar, so if beer isn’t for you then you can still order something great. Plus, they have knowledgeable staff, answering any question about the city, beers, or establishment.
Stop in for some fresh flavors and good times.
Address: 831 West Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
Phone: (702) 362-7335
5. Hop Nuts Brewing
Homey and organic are the best ways to describe Hop Nuts. With wooden barrels decorating sections of the establishment, you’ll immediately realize they mean business when it comes to brewing some beer. They pride themselves on their relaxed atmosphere, providing great tastes and seating at the same time. Their brews include classic, original, and seasonal favorites, like IPAs, porters, and golden ales. With a full bar for those non-beer lovers, Hop Nuts specializes in friendly customer service and satisfaction.
Check out this cool, calm, and collected spot during your stay.
None of their house brews interest you? That’s okay. They have a few guest beers from around the country and Las Vegas. So, they surely will have something you’ll enjoy.
Address: 1120 South Main Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
Phone: (702) 816-5371
4. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
A lot of pubs and breweries around the country are 21 and older only, but BJ’s is a family-friendly restaurant & brewhouse. With a menu for take out and dine in, BJ’s offers unique originals and favorites for lunch and dinner, including pasta, pizza, burgers, seafood, and steaks.
BJ’s is a chain restaurant that has been providing excellent service and tastes to patrons all across the country. This doesn’t change in Nevada, especially in their beer department. They have ten house brews that fit any preference: lagers, stouts, ciders, IPAs, and porters. With seasonal beers as well, there’s always a reason to return to BJ’s during your Las Vegas stay. Maybe you’re tired of the bright lights and casinos or you need a place to take the family. BJ’s will always provide the best for you, so make sure to check them out while you’re in Nevada.
Address: 10840 West Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89135
Phone: (702) 853-2300
3. Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas
To get a complete German experience, come here. It’s that simple. Completely decorated and replicated to look like the Hofbräuhaus in Munich, the place does a perfect job of transporting you across the Atlantic Ocean and into Germany itself. With a menu that will make your mouth water and stomach full, all of Germany’s traditional favorites can be enjoyed here, including options for vegetarians.
The brewery itself doesn’t have the widest selection, but the tastes make up the difference. Using a recipe that’s over 400 years old, the beers are imported straight from the source: Munich, Germany. They have three styles available all year around, as well as seasonal favorites like Oktoberfest and Maibock.
If you’re in Las Vegas and have never had a genuine German dining experience, Hofbräuhaus is the establishment to visit. Their good beer, good food, and rich tastes will surely leave you satisfied in the end.
Address: 4510 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169
Phone: (702) 853-2337
2. Old School Brewing Company
Old School will provide you with a simple and delicate experience. Their beers are delicious, but it’s their food menu that truly widens the eyes. Order a Hoppocrates IPA or Bus Stout, and then open their other menu. You’ll flip page after page, wondering what to order. This isn’t because their menu is generic or boring. You’ll keep flipping pages because it’ll be that hard a decision for you. You might even create a meal out of just the appetizers. Get tacos, garlic knots, or wings to start off your meal, and then scan over their pizza, sandwich, and specialty options.
Old School has enough beer choices to fit someone’s fancy, but their food menu has enough choices to fit everyone’s fancy. Trust me, this place will not disappoint you. Their food is excellent, and you’ll keep coming back because you want to try everything on the menu.
Address: 8410 West Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
Phone: (702) 273-9782
1. Big Dog's Brewing Company
Big Dog’s is one of the most popular names in Las Vegas. Their food menu doesn’t dive as deep as some of the breweries and brewpubs around the city, but their beer menu is phenomenal. Over 30 beers can be found on their taps and in their bottles. Delicious tastes from stouts, IPAs, pilsners, vegetable beers, and lagers keep the options and choices alive. They also include several guest beers from around the country, but when you come to Big Dog’s, you want to order one of their house brews. The quality and satisfaction are delivered to you with perfection. Enjoy a drink and order some of Big Dog’s pub food, spanning across favorite sandwiches, wraps, salads, and burgers.
With a casino attached, Big Dog’s will provide you with great fun and great beers during your great vacation.
Address: 4543 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89108
Phone: (702) 645-1404
Didn’t know Las Vegas had this many breweries? In all honesty, those were just a few of them. There’s plenty more to see in the brewery department of this city, plus even more to see in the casino and entertainment department. Visit Las Vegas for any reason you please, but make sure to check out these breweries during your stay. You never know; maybe you’ll find your new favorite brew.
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