Top Cocktail Spots in Greensboro and High Point
If you are looking for a great cocktail spot in Greensboro or High Point, look no further than these top spots! Whether you like them shaken or stirred, on the rocks, or dirty, here are the go-to spots in Greensboro and High Point for a great cocktail.
Updated October 2023
LOCATION | 913 S Chapman St., Greensboro
With a rustic interior, an intimate bar seating area, and an outdoor patio, you can’t go wrong with 913 Whiskey Bar. Expect a variety of spirits, including craft cocktails, bourbon, scotch, and whiskey; make sure to try the Street Walker and Te Kill Ya.
Bonus: They also have a full menu of delicious food like the Whiskey Burger and crispy deviled eggs.
LOCATION | 113 N Greene St., Greensboro
A 4-story bar and event space located in the heart of downtown Greensboro. Each floor has its own bar and a different theme–the second floor features a bourbon and whiskey bar. The top two floors are open-air rooftop spaces with magnificent views of downtown Greensboro.
Bonus: While they don’t serve food, they do host live music performances on the first floor.
LOCATIONS | 116 East Lewis St. and 2001 Yanceyville St., Greensboro
The Bearded Goat has two locations: South End and Revolution Mill. Both have an atmosphere best described as a mix of industrial and rustic. Notable cocktails include the Citrus Vodka, though they have a great selection of bourbon, too!
Bonus: The South End location has an outdoor patio with picnic tables and graffiti walls (including 2 goats, of course).
LOCATION | 1941 New Garden Rd. #208, Greensboro
An elegant European-inspired restaurant with great food and delicious cocktails. Cocktails to try include The Muffin Man and Elvis Presley. And if you like a show, order the smoked maple sour that comes to you still smoking in a wooden box.
Pro-tip: If you choose to order food while you’re there, you have to get the octopus!
LOCATION | 300 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro
An upscale bar with a relaxed, neighborhood vibe–but don’t let that fool you into thinking they’re average. They have some of the most creative pairings on the cocktail scene like the Green Tea Service and the Tropical Fire. Guest favorites include the Old Fashioned, Rolo Royale, and the Blackberry Smoke.
Bonus: They also have mocktails!
LOCATION | 1107 Grecade St., Greensboro
Planning a girl’s night out? Definitely check out Marjae’s–with cute photo ops, card games, and cocktails, you’re sure to have a great time! Favorites include the Blueberry Lemon Drops Martini and the Strawberry Lemonade Vodka.
Bonus: The menu features pictures of the drinks.
LOCATION | 600 Battleground Ave. (Suite A +B), Greensboro
The Borough Market + Bar is a perfect sip & shop spot, with chic decor and plenty of seating options. Guests love the OG Aperol Spritz (which put them on the map) and the Let’s Go Girl. You’ll also find mocktail options. Make sure to check their Instagram for weekly drink specials!
Pro tip: Arrive early if you’re planning to shop! The boutique closes at 6 PM Tues-Sat and at 5 PM on Sundays.
LOCATION | 507 Simpson St., Greensboro
We love the combination of a neighborhood bar with barbeque, and we think you will, too! They’ve got indoor and outdoor seating options, plus a take-out window. Stop by for top-notch cocktails like the Yachts on the Reg and the Dumb Starbucks. And don’t forget to grab their Chicago hot dog!
Bonus: A designated parking lot so you don’t spend half the night finding a spot.
LOCATION | 507 Simpson St., Greensboro
Stop by the cove for a chic, cozy atmosphere with a tropical theme. You can look forward to cocktails that remind you of warm days like the Mai Tai and Rum Runner. With both indoor seating and an outdoor covered patio, this is the perfect spot to go in the summer heat–or when you’re wishing it was still summer.
LOCATION | 142 Church Ave., High Point
A charcuterie lounge serving cocktails, wine, and beer? Say no more. A clean, airy atmosphere paired with a good cocktail is the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. The Frosé and French 75 are just two guest favorites. And while you’re there, pick up one of their beautifully crafted charcuterie boards to graze on.
Bonus: If you like variety, they have a seasonal cocktail menu that includes inspired creations like their pumpkin spice martini in the fall.
LOCATION | 120 W Lewis St., Greensboro
Cocktails…and arcade machines? Boxcar has it all: a full bar, dozens of arcade games, fresh pizza, covered patio seating, and live music. It’s been voted one of the best bars in Greensboro, and with drinks like the Cheat Code, we can see why.
Bonus: They are dog-friendly!
LOCATION | 531 S Elm St., Greensboro
There’s nothing like bowling with friends while enjoying a good cocktail. And you can do both at Bourbon Bowl! With 6 full-service bowling lanes, a cocktail bar, a full menu, and indoor/outdoor dining areas, this is a place you and your friends will want to visit again and again.
Pro-tip: Make sure to try the apple martini bourbon.