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9 Bars and Lounges That Bartenders Frequent in Vegas

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2008_10_hasmaps.jpgWant to know where some of the hottest bartenders in Las Vegas head to drink when they're not working? We asked. They spilled. Here now, nine bars that Las Vegas bartenders frequent when they're off the clock.

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Commonwealth

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Alex Penalosa, head bartender at Comme Ça at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, heads to The Laundry Room at Commonwealth to drink a Mezcal Old Fashion.

Delmonico Steakhouse

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Francesco Lafranconi at Southern Wine & Spirits heads to Delmonico for Scotch single malts from independent brokers, as well as American whiskeys.

Dino's Lounge

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Rose Signor, bar manager at Atomic Liquors, heads to Dino’s Lounge for the “super laid-back atmosphere.”

The Griffin

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For Willet Family Rye on the rocks, Alex Penalosa, head bartender at Comme Ça at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, heads to The Griffin.

Herbs & Rye

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When Tony Abou-Ganim heads to Herbs & Rye, he tends to order a Holland House. “It is one of the few places that carry Bols Genever and know how to make the cocktail exquisitely.”

Mandarin Bar

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Mark Lopez at Panevino heads to Mandarin Bar at the Mandarin Oriental for the Smoke and Mirrors. “First, they wet the inside of the glass with Lagavulin Scotch, which gives it its smokiness. Then they add Basil Hayden's Bourbon, Carpano Antica Formula, black tea simple syrup and finish it with lemon zest.”

Petrossian Bar & Lounge

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Tony Abou-Ganim says Petrossian Bar at the Bellagio makes a great gin martini or Negroni, but “when I'm in the mood, it's my go-to stop for a Cable Car. It's a drink I created in 1996 and it's been on their menu since opening and I have yet to find one that's made better!”

Velveteen Rabbit

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Alex Penalosa, head bartender at Comme Ça at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, also enjoysVelveteen Rabbit and their Negronis.

Vesper Bar

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Juyoung Kang from Commonwealth’s The Laundry Room likes the people watching at Vesper Bar at the Cosmopolitan.

Commonwealth

Alex Penalosa, head bartender at Comme Ça at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, heads to The Laundry Room at Commonwealth to drink a Mezcal Old Fashion.

Delmonico Steakhouse

Francesco Lafranconi at Southern Wine & Spirits heads to Delmonico for Scotch single malts from independent brokers, as well as American whiskeys.

Dino's Lounge

Rose Signor, bar manager at Atomic Liquors, heads to Dino’s Lounge for the “super laid-back atmosphere.”

The Griffin

For Willet Family Rye on the rocks, Alex Penalosa, head bartender at Comme Ça at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, heads to The Griffin.

Herbs & Rye

When Tony Abou-Ganim heads to Herbs & Rye, he tends to order a Holland House. “It is one of the few places that carry Bols Genever and know how to make the cocktail exquisitely.”

Mandarin Bar

Mark Lopez at Panevino heads to Mandarin Bar at the Mandarin Oriental for the Smoke and Mirrors. “First, they wet the inside of the glass with Lagavulin Scotch, which gives it its smokiness. Then they add Basil Hayden's Bourbon, Carpano Antica Formula, black tea simple syrup and finish it with lemon zest.”

Petrossian Bar & Lounge

Tony Abou-Ganim says Petrossian Bar at the Bellagio makes a great gin martini or Negroni, but “when I'm in the mood, it's my go-to stop for a Cable Car. It's a drink I created in 1996 and it's been on their menu since opening and I have yet to find one that's made better!”

Velveteen Rabbit

Alex Penalosa, head bartender at Comme Ça at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, also enjoysVelveteen Rabbit and their Negronis.

Vesper Bar

Juyoung Kang from Commonwealth’s The Laundry Room likes the people watching at Vesper Bar at the Cosmopolitan.

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