Specialty Cocktails - 2012 Winners

Published Apr 13, 2012

When it comes to cocktails, it's all about flavor and originality. Who makes the best?

2012 Winner

1. Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge

Voters Love

"Not only can you order a Sazerac, French 75, Pimm's Cup, Moscow Mule, Vesper Martini or many many more classic standards..."  via Bill G.

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1304 Lincoln Ave Alameda CA 94501
2012 Runner-Up

2. Walnut Creek Yacht Club

Voters Love

"You may need reservations - the food here is great, and the locals love it. The fish is fresh, and the menu changes based..." 

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1555 Bonanza St Walnut Creek CA 94596
2012 Finalist

3. Cantina

Voters Love

"Stopped by for my first time on a Saturday night. Ambiance was good, people were friendly. But the DJ was horrible. He..." 

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580 Sutter St San Francisco CA 94102
2012 Finalist

4. Bourbon and Branch

Voters Love

"Interesting that Bourbon & Branch would be listed under the "Trendy Bars" section. I've never had a problem getting in, and..." 

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501 Jones St San Francisco CA 94102
2012 Finalist

5. Smuggler's Cove

Voters Love

"This place is total heaven. The tiki bar grows up, goes upscale and satisfies the most particular rum loving pirates."  via Richard L.

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650 Gough St San Francisco CA 94102
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The 2012 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 72,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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