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Top Bars Near Saratoga Race Track For Post-Race After Parties

One of the best parts of a day after watching the horses is the bars near Saratoga Race Track! Whether you're looking for live music, a place to relax with a cocktail, or some great bites, you'll find it at these spots in Saratoga.

The Brook Tavern

beer, burger, and fries on a bar
Credit to: Shawn Lachapelle

Located just up the road from the Race Course inside of a former horse carriage factory sits The Brook Tavern. At this restaurant, historic Saratoga meets contemporary decor, which creates a unique atmosphere.

The bar has great beers on tap, but you can also order wine and handcrafted cocktails that are perfect for sipping on a summer evening after the races.

Prime at Saratoga National

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It's pretty tough to beat the patio at Prime for post-race celebrations. The canopy of blue umbrellas screams summer, as does the Prime Lemonade, one of their specialty cocktails.

Surrounded by the beautiful golf course, you'll be living the high life no matter how betting went at the track.

Artisanal Brew Works

chicken wings and beer

Take a drive just north of downtown Saratoga to one of the best breweries in the area - Artisanal Brew Works. They serve an outstanding selection of IPAs, fruited ales, pilsners, stouts, and sours, including their popular Warheads® Extreme Sour candy ales and hard seltzers.

Whether you love trying different craft beers or are in the mood for tasty pizza and pub grub, this is the spot for you after the track. Plus, they typically host live music and other events during the week.

The Parting Glass

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The Parting Glass in downtown Saratoga is always a festive option when you're looking to celebrate a fun day at the races. You and your friends can enjoy pub food, a variety of beer from the bar, and live Irish music on select days throughout summer.


Cantina in Saratoga Springs is an incredible choice to spend an evening with friends and family. Order some of their Mexican cuisine and the famous margaritas they offer!

If you want great outdoor dining on Broadway and a tasty beverage, this is your place.

Saratoga City Tavern

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Our first out of many bars on Caroline Street is none other than Saratoga City Tavern. Enjoy their many drinks to refresh you after an eventful day in the summer heat. Being one of the top places for nightlife in Saratoga, you can't go wrong here!

Harvey's Restaurant & Bar

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Known as "Saratoga's Finest Pub", Harvey's Restaurant & Bar is a must stop for anyone that loves brews. Other than their beers on draft, they offer Irish cuisine for customers too. Their food options include Irish Nachos, Pretzel Sticks with Beer Cheese, and the Blue Ribbon Burger.


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Photo Courtesy of Siro's

Dating back to the 1930s, Siro's is one of the oldest establishments in the post-track party scene. Live bands playing hits from Elvis, Bruce Springsteen, and Billy Joel draw quite a crowd.

Siro's features outdoor bars and an intimate indoor seating area for a luxurious dining experience.

Kings Tavern

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Kings Tavern has been a part of the Race Course party scene for many years, and they are located right across from the track on Union Avenue. Look forward to an excellent selection of craft beer, food, live music, and good company.

Horseshoe Inn Bar & Grill

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Affectionately known as "The Shoe", the Horseshoe Inn Bar & Grill is located just down the road from the track, and it's known for offering great live music and food. Be sure to stop by for dinner - their menu includes burgers, pizza, tacos, sandwiches, and more.

Bocage Champagne Bar

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Located on beautiful Phila Street is the Bocage Champagne Bar. After spending a fun day at the track, relax with one of their many cocktail options or a glass of champagne.

Some of their choices include the Bee's Knees, Manhattan, Old Fashioned, and much more!

Lucy's Bar

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Photo Courtesy of Lucy's Bar

Spending an evening on Caroline Street is an experience you will always remember in Saratoga. Although a tiny bar, Lucy's Bar serves some of the finest drinks you will find in the Saratoga region.

With their happy hour taking place on Sunday through Thursday from 5-7 PM, this is a perfect stop after a day at the race track!

The Misfit

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Another bar serving up great cocktails on Caroline Street is The Misfit. A few of these cocktails are their Misfit Mule, Purple Rain, and Clockwork Orange. They also offer a vast amount of brews, both local and domestic.

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