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7 Cozy Saratoga Area Bars to Warm Up In

Embrace the Warm & Welcoming Atmosphere of a Cozy Bar

Are you looking for a place where you can escape the cold outdoors in and around Saratoga Springs? Visit a cozy bar! The region is home to a wide range of bars where you can sit by a fireplace, enjoy a craft beverage, or just relax with friends after a long day. Here are 7 of the Saratoga area's coziest bars for the next time you're out and about.

The Local Pub & Teahouse (Saratoga Springs, NY)

plates of food and drinks on a table with a fireplace in the back of the restaurant

In the historic Dublin neighborhood of Saratoga Springs, The Local Pub & Teahouse is well known for their traditional English and Irish specialties and varied drink selection. Be sure to order a meal and drink at the cozy bar area, which is located close to a roaring fireplace. Try one of their cocktails or your favorite wine, beer, tea, or coffee.

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Saratoga City Tavern (Saratoga Springs, NY)

room with a pool table, a fireplace, and a lounge area

Although The Saratoga City Tavern is home to multiple bar rooms, such as their second floor sports bar, the coziest spot in the whole building is the third floor apartment. This special area is a combination of a bar and lounge - perfect for sipping on a craft beer while relaxing near the fireplace or playing a game of pool.

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The Wishing Well Restaurant (Gansevoort, NY)

dining area with leather chairs and a bar area with wooden stools with red seats

Editor's Note (1/26/2021): The Wishing Well is temporarily offering takeout only, but they will reopen for indoor dining on February 4.

The Bar at The Wishing Well Restaurant in Wilton is a favorite among both locals and visitors to the Saratoga area. Featuring a great drink selection, fireside piano bar, and delicious small plates, this is one cozy bar you don't want to miss. Step inside and enjoy the classic pub feel and comfortable, casual atmosphere.

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Tavern & Side Room at the Inn at Saratoga (Saratoga Springs, NY)

tavern and bar area with wooden stools

Editor's Note (1/4/2020 8AM): Please note that The Inn at Saratoga has announced they will be closing for January/February 2021. They look forward to inviting guests back in the Spring.

Visit The Inn at Saratoga's Tavern & Side Room for a casual dining experience and Victorian ambiance. While the bar serves up craft cocktails and sophisticated bites from their small plates menu, a fireplace in the adjacent Side Room keeps the whole area warm.

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The Olde Bryan Inn (Saratoga Springs, NY)

two women at a bar, with a female bartender pouring beer into a glass
Note: This photo was taken prior to 2020 and does not reflect current social distancing requirements

Editor's Note (2/8/2021): Please note that the Olde Bryan Inn is temporarily closed, but they will reopen for dine-in, takeout, and delivery on February 10.

Not only is The Olde Bryan Inn in Saratoga Springs a beautiful building on the outside, but inside, the restaurant features stone walls and a cozy atmosphere. Order up a tasty beverage at the bar and embrace the warm air coming from the room's large fireplace.

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Lake Ridge Restaurant (Round Lake, NY)

bar area with wooden chairs and bottles in the back

Located a short walk away from Round Lake, Lake Ridge Restaurant is a New American restaurant with soft indoor lighting and comfy seating, which makes the bar area a nice spot to escape the cold. You can sip a drink at the cozy bar and unwind while the fireplace in the dining room warms up the establishment. Their drink menu includes seasonal craft beers, martinis, wine, spirits, and more.

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The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room (Saratoga Springs, NY)

women tasting wines from glasses
Note: This photo was taken prior to 2020 and does not reflect current social distancing requirements

Editor's Note (12/31/2020 8AM): The Saratoga Winery is temporarily closed for on-site dining, but they are offering retail sales, carryout dining, and delivery via Mealeo. We will provide an update when on-site dining returns.

At The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room, you can sip handcrafted wine, local beer, and spirits at the bar while warming up near their coal stove. Looking for some good food too? The winery also offers wood-fired pizza, soups, salads, and awesome appetizers.

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