Sip, Sip, Hooray! These Are the Best Bars in Yakima, WA

Every vacation calls for a cocktail or two. There’s no better feeling than arriving at your destination and heading to the nearest bar for an after-travel-day drink. Whether you fancy an extra dirty martini or hoppy brew, get a taste of Central Washington’s best local libations at these Yakima, WA, bars! Our area offers a variety of local haunts that range from arcade bars to sports centers. No matter what you want to wet your whistle, you’re sure to find it at these three bars in Yakima, Washington! 

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Top 3 Bars in Yakima, WA, You Need to Visit 

Below are three of our favorite spots for a cocktail around town. If you prefer beer or wine, we suggest visiting these Yakima Valley wineries and breweries! With thousands of acres of hops fields and vineyards across the valley, there’s no shortage of good places to grab a drink while you’re in town! 

1. Drink’n Games 

Unleash your inner kid when you visit Drink’n Games. This drinkery on Yakima Avenue features a full bar and all the arcade games you loved as a kid! Enjoy hours of retro games, pool, darts, basketball shooters, and more! Drink’n Games is open every day of the week starting at 3:00 p.m. You’re welcome to bring the family in the afternoon, but please take the kids home by 8:00 p.m. when the adult fun starts! There’s also great happy hour deals and events like trivia every day of the week!  

2. Yakima Sports Center  

There’s no better way to watch the game than with friends at a local sports bar. We love to frequent the Yakima Sports Center on gamedays! Here, you can enjoy delicious food, craft beer, and the big game. This bar is known for its nachos, so be sure to give them a try! This bar also features fun events like Monday night karaoke!  

3. Cowiche Canyon Kitchen & Icehouse Bar 

Enjoy craft cocktails and elevated American fare at Cowiche Canyon Kitchen & Icehouse Bar. This tavern is one of our favorite places to go for a nightcap made with fresh ingredients. These creations feature little to no processed ingredients or syrups, so you get all the flavor and none of the hangover! OK, maybe not none, but less.  

Have One More Round at Birchfield Manor 

Bed view of the Victoria Room at Birchfield Manor.

Grab one more drink at Birchfield Manor after your rounds at these Yakima, WA, bars. Our bed and breakfast has an on-site restaurant where we serve regional wines, beers, and ales. Take a look at our sample wine list to see what we’re uncorking! Then, head back to one of our accommodations for a restful night’s sleep.  

Consider a stay in the Victoria Room. This cozy corner accommodation features a king-size bed, private bathroom, and a serene view of our on-site pond! 

Check our availability to start planning your boozy trip to Yakima!