Yelp Ranks top Speakeasy Bar's in US & QG's Clock Restoration Ranks 12

The QG is pleased to share the below article with you ranking the top 50 speakeasies in the United States and Canada. QG's Clock Restoration Bar, with a huge thanks in part to your sharing your positive feedback, landed us in the12th position! Shout out to the staff in the kitchen and bar who made this happen by preparing great food, cocktails and service 🙌 Shout out to the whole QG team who support Clock Restoration too👏 

Top 50 speakeasies in the US and Canada

Roses are red, violets are blue. We found the top speakeasies, for you and your boo!

During prohibition, love birds who wanted to get their cocktail on would sneak off to secret hot spots called speakeasies! The mystery, romance, and rebellious spirit of the time is still alive 100 years later. Go back in time with your Valentine and discover the hidden doors, passwords, dimly lit lounges, and expert mixologists of the Top 50 Speakeasies in the US and Canada, according to Yelp. 

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From left to right: Sushi On Me, Sugar Monk, Swizzle Rum Bar & Drinkery

United States:

  1. Social (Fort Collins, CO)
  2. Swizzle Rum Bar & Drinkery (Miami Beach, FL)
  3. Sushi On Me (Jackson Heights, NY)
  4. The Underground at The Mob Museum (Las Vegas, NV)
  5. Community Speakeasy (South Lake Tahoe, CA)

This speakeasy has it all: a password for entry, clever drinks, ragtime jazz music, black n white clips from the 1920s, a secret door, and memorabilia that celebrate the underground booze trade!

  1. Here Nor There (Austin, TX)
  2. The Captain’s Cabin (Phoenix, AZ)
  3. The Blind Rabbit (Anaheim, CA)
  4. The Library at Detention (Fresno, CA)
  5. The Pawn Shop (San Francisco, CA)
  6. Sugar Monk (New York, NY)
From left to right: The Laundry Room, Wilson & Wilson, Convoy Music Bar
  1. CLOCK Restoration (Baltimore, MD)
  2. Bitter and Pour (Rochester, MN)
  3. Unknown Caller (Chattanooga, TN)
  4. Thompson & Twain Prospecting Co (Temecula, CA)
  5. The Laundry Room (Las Vegas, NV)
  6. WC Harlan (Baltimore, MD)
  7. Convoy Music Bar (San Diego, CA)
  8. Mathers Social Gathering (Orlando, FL)

SPEAKEASY yes, pleasy! If you figure out the riddle, the door opens and you walk into an underground bar. The lighting sets the mood and the cocktails are a drinkable ART. The mixologist are friendly but focused… they know their bitters like a science. Go check them out! You will enjoy the atmosphere.

  1. Handsome John’s Speakeasy (Mount Shasta, CA)
  2. Speakeasy Ales & Lagers (San Francisco, CA)
  3. Kaitei (Omaha, NE)
  4. Wild Orange (Honolulu, HI)
  5. Bible Club (Portland, OR)
  6. Wiseguy Lounge (Indianapolis, IN)
  7. Wilson & Wilson (San Francisco, CA)

From left to right: False Idol, Bar Jackalope, The Infamous
  1. Gigglewaters (Safety Harbor, FL)
  2. Red Phone Booth (Nashville, TN)
  3. Needle & Thread (Providence, RI)
  4. False Idol (San Diego, CA)
  5. Pika Provisions (Leavenworth, WA)
  6. Butler’s Easy (Phoenix, AZ)
  7. Shanghai (Milwaukee, WI)
  8. Quintana’s Speakeasy (Cleveland Heights, OH)

A speakeasy in the truest, hidden, and most secluded fashion, Shanghai serves up enchanting cocktails to be enjoyed by the flickering candlelight in their low lit bar. It’s lovely. Get (secretly) to it!

  1. Broken Cage (Orlando, FL)
  2. Wicked Rabbit (Omaha, NE)
  3. Belltree Speakeasy (Carrboro, NC)
  4. The Infamous (Long Island City, NY)
  5. Williams & Graham (Denver, CO)
  6. J.Bespoke (New York, NY)
  7. Bar Jackalope (Los Angeles, CA)
  8. Blind Pig Speakeasy Lounge (San Francisco, CA)
  9. Prohibition ATX (Austin, TX)
  10. Sidebar (Edinburg, TX)
  11. The Woo Woo (New York, NY)

From left to right: Bar Chef, After Seven, Le 4e Mur


  1. The Coldroom (Montréal, QC)
  2. Le 4e Mur (Montréal, QC)
  3. Bar Chef (Toronto, ON)
  4. Gokudo (Montréal, QC)
  5. After Seven (Toronto, ON)

We can’t wait to hear your thoughts! Did one of your favorites not make the list? Or maybe you think our data nailed it? Share your thoughts with us on Yelp! You’re the cat’s pajamas!

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Speakeasies in the US and Canada according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the speakeasies category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list looked at businesses in the US and Canada. If a chain appeared on the list more than once, we only included the highest rated location. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of January 12, 2023. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of January 12, 2023.