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    Cocktails Places in Stamford

    March 19, 2018

    The Waypointe - Cocktails Places in Stamford

    Whether you live in apartments in Stamford CT or a private house in one of the immediate suburbs, you’ve probably desired to go out on a night on the town every once in a while. But when you think about heading into downtown Stamford, you realized there are a wide variety of restaurants and bars serving great tasting food and wonderful cocktails. With so many overwhelming options, it’s often hard to choose the best one.

    The best thing about having a wide range of choices to visit to eat, drink, and be merry in Stamford CT is you’ll always have someplace to go to meet up with your significant other, your spouse, or coworkers and friends. But we really want you to have an amazing experience the next time you decide to go out for cocktails during happy hour on a Friday night or sit down for a great tasting meal with the people you care about the most in this life.

    With that in mind, we will now take a look at some of the top spots for cocktails in Stamford CT. You can use the information shared today as a guide to discover your next favorite restaurant or cocktail lounge in this posh city.

    Olio Restaurant

    We highly recommend Olio Restaurant because they not only have great tasting drinks – their Grilled Cheese Bloody Mary is absolutely stunning – but they also have some of the best tasting food that money can buy. So if you ever wanted to sit down to a sophisticated, palatable meal where the restaurant sources local greens and provides a truly fine dining experience, then you will absolutely flip for this Stamford hotspot.

    Right on their website, the head chef and owner Steve Costanzo wants his customers to know that “Olio Restaurant is a casual fine dining neighborhood restaurant, offering new American cuisine and seasonal libations. Located on Hope Street, Olio is inviting and warm yet unique and innovative. Our food is sourced from top-quality purveyors featuring a high percentage of local and organic products. The menu changes seasonally, offering a mix of new and signature dishes and drinks.”

    They even have a wide range of craft beers that they rotate in and out depending on the season. Some current favorites available on their beer menu include Blue Moon Belgian Style Wheat, Captain Lawrence Freshchester, Heavy Seas TropiCannon IPA, Ithaca Flower Power IPA, and Peroni Nastro Azzoro to name a few of their outstanding options.

    Do not hesitate to drop into Olio Restaurant the next time you want to grab a cocktail with family and friends. You’ll be delighted with the overall atmosphere and the casual fine dining experience, and you’ll feel grateful that you stepped foot in this local establishment that has loyally served Stamford for the last 20 years.

    Cantina Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill

    If you’re more in the mood for Mexican flavor, we highly recommend stopping by Cantina Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill. This staple in downtown Stamford is highly touted as one of the best places to go for happy hour in the entire city.

    People love their low prices during happy hour because their house margaritas are only $6, drafts are only $4, and sangria is only $5. You can’t beat prices like that no matter where you go, so if you’re looking for an affordable place to have great tasting drinks and plenty of delectable meal options as well, then you have definitely stumbled upon the right place.

    If you’re feeling adventurous, one of their most exciting cocktails to try is called the Casamigos Lemonade. Or if you prefer something else from there tequila bar, you can try their Cadillac Margarita, Strawberry Basil Margarita, Cactus Margarita, Red Cabernet Sauvignon, Red and White Sangria,, Cabo Wabo Reposado, Shock Top Belgian Wheat Beer, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, and a wide range of other options.

    Obviously, the food isn’t half bad either. There Brisket Nachos are truly to die for, the Chicken Tortilla Soup is one of the best tasting soups you’ll ever eat, the Santa Fe Chicken Quesadillas is delectable as ever and the Chicken Adobo will make your mouth water while begging for more.

    According to their website, the restaurant is “blending traditional flavor and authenticity with a modern approach, Cantina serves up contemporary southwestern cuisine, alongside a creative cocktail list, and an atmosphere that radiates energy and fun.”

    Cask Republic

    Located in the heart of Stamford, CT, Cask Republic is one of your best options to enjoy great tasting food and amazing drinks right in the heart of this wonderful city. And they have a wide range of wine, cocktails, bourbon, whiskey, Scotch, and beer to definitely tickle your taste buds and have you feeling fine after a couple of drinks.

    In fact, if you’re looking for a particular drink there’s no doubt that they have it since they have an extensive menu. As far as wine and cocktails are concerned, you can get such drinks that include the 191, a White Cosmopolitan, a Smoked Maple Bourbon Mash, a Moscow Moose, the Strange Encounter, and a Golden Hog to name a few.

    On their Bourbon, Whiskey, and Scotch list, you’ll be able to enjoy such drinks that include 18-year-old Glenlivet, 12-year-old Glenlivet, 15-year-old Glendronach, and so much more. Plus, on their beer menu they serve bottles and draft beers that include New Holland Tangerine Space Machine, Industrial Arts Tools of the Trade which is extra pale ale, Collective Arts IPA NO. 5, Captain Lawrence Powder Dreams, Counterweight Headway India Pale Ale, and dozens of other options.

    Discover Top-Notch Apartments in Stamford CT

    Now that you’ve learned about all of the local watering holes and top dining hotspots, you may want to consider moving into luxury apartments. The Waypointe apartments in Norwalk have some of the best amenities that money can buy. Plus, being centrally located in downtown Norwalk, there are plenty of trendy, upscale restaurants and shops to add to your list.

    If you’re looking to get the most out of life and want to live in the lap of luxury, we highly recommend moving into The Waypointe as soon as possible.