Healdsburg, California, has everything great about Wine Country. You can experience the sunshine you would expect from California while maintaining a laid-back atmosphere everywhere you go. When you’re on vacation, you have to take some time to stop and have a drink with the ones you love. While there’s always time for a beer or a glass of wine, sometimes you have to take the extra step and go for a delicious cocktail. Luckily, there are tons of places for great cocktails in Healdsburg, CA. Here are three of our favorite spots.
Duke’s Spirited Cocktails
Duke’s has been operating since 1933, attracting locals and tourists alike thanks to its unique and historic location and atmosphere. Everything on the menu is either made or grown in-house or is locally sourced, and the cocktail offerings on the menu are special to Duke’s. The friendly staff is there to recommend your next favorite drink or just joke with you from behind the bar, so you can truly relax in this fun locale. Their drinks change seasonally, and with your refreshment, you can also grab a bite to eat like a turkey club, popcorn, or corn dog pops. Duke’s truly has it all, so you can feel right at home and enjoy a great drink.
Duke’s is located at 111 Plaza Street. Hours are as follows:
- Monday through Thursday: 4 p.m. until 12 a.m.
- Friday: 4 p.m. until 2 a.m.
- Saturday: 2 p.m. until 2 a.m.
- Sunday: 2 p.m. until 12 a.m.
- Happy hour: Monday through Thursday, 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
For a unique, upscale dining experience, visit Spoonbar, an upbeat and modern spot with artisan-crafted spirits. The airy feel of the restaurant combined with the appealing pops of color will draw you in, and everything from the food itself to the dishes it is served on are made and used with care. Of course, in addition to the unique and fresh food menu, you’ll find delicious cocktails, with selections like Sleeping Beauty, Creamsicle, and more. Drinks change quarterly, so you’ll have something new to enjoy every time you visit.
Spoonbar is located at 219 Healdsburg Avenue. They are open daily starting at 5 p.m. They also have happy hour from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m. daily.
Young & Yonder Spirits
Young & Yonder Spirits is a local gem that has been attracting tourists and locals alike for years. The company began in Cloverdale in 2013 and found its home in Healdsburg in 2017. They’ve been featured in publications like Sonoma Magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle, and once you stop in, it’s easy to see why. Their flavors and combinations are unique, and several of their drinks like their vodka and bourbon are produced by Young & Yonder. On their cocktail menu, you will find three new selections each month, so there’s always something new to discover. When you visit, you can truly taste the care that is put into each drink, and the location is both sophisticated and comfortable for the perfect evening.
Young & Yonder is located at 449 Allan Court. They are open Thursday through Sunday from 12 until 6 p.m. Tasting appointments can be booked Monday through Wednesday by visiting their website.
These spots hold some of the best cocktails in Healdsburg, CA, but this is certainly not the end of the list. There are plenty of other great locations right near our Wine Country vacation homes. No matter what you’re in the mood for or what time of year you’re visiting, it’s easy to find the perfect cocktail for each member of your party. For more information on cocktails in the area and all of our vacation rentals in Healdsburg CA, contact us today!
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