Las Vegas, NEVADA
Welcome to Oak & Ivy, a gem of a whiskey bar within a repurposed storage container in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas' vibrant Container Park. Renowned as one of Yelp's top 50 whiskey bars in the U.S., Oak & Ivy offers guests a remarkable cocktail experience and a delightful surprise in an unexpected setting.
Adding to the allure of Oak & Ivy is its location within the innovative and captivating Container Park. This open-air shopping center is a one-of-a-kind destination in Downtown Las Vegas, featuring an eclectic mix of boutique shops, dining options, live entertainment, and a vibrant playground for kids, all housed within repurposed shipping containers. Container Park serves as an oasis for locals and tourists alike, offering a break from the typical Vegas experience and a refreshing taste of the city's creative side. While exploring Container Park, you'll discover an array of unique experiences, including art installations, live music, and special events that bring the community together. This dynamic and engaging environment perfectly complements Oak & Ivy's intimate and inviting atmosphere, making it an ideal spot to unwind after a day of shopping and entertainment.
Step inside Oak & Ivy's chic and inviting interior adorned with tartan wallpaper, dark wood accents, and vintage decor. The bar also offers ample outdoor seating on the front patio, shaded from the hot Vegas sun.
The passion for whiskey and mixology at Oak & Ivy is evident in the reviews from Las Vegas Weeky's review feature on the bar, which highlights the 35 years of experience between its three expert competition bartenders. The article, "American Whiskey Central: Oak & Ivy Delivers Domestic Liquor Bliss," praises the bar for its impressive selection of bourbons and ryes, as well as the craftsmanship behind their whiskey-forward concoctions. Oak & Ivy's mixologists pride themselves on their ability to create personalized cocktails based on their patrons' preferences and sense of adventure. In one instance, a mixologist was challenged to craft a cocktail inspired by Spain. The result was the "Ocean-Going Spaniard," a unique and delicious blend of Jefferson's Ocean bourbon, Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile Liqueur, Aztec Chocolate Bitters, and Botran Reserva Rum. This playful approach to mixology showcases Oak & Ivy's dedication to delighting and surprising its guests with every visit.
The skilled mixologists concoct a creative and ever-changing menu of seasonal cocktails, expertly crafted with house-made syrups, bitters, and infusions, as well as fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in their Seasonal Signatures, like "Ginny's Fields," a delightful blend of rhubarb gin, lime, strawberry, rooibos, and green Chartreuse rinse, or "Style and Flow," a refreshing mix of cognac, kumquat liqueur, lemon, blueberry, and Champagne. Their House Signatures include the "Smoke & Spice, nothing nice," a bold concoction of bourbon, BBQ bitters, brown sugar, wood smoke, and BBQ spice rub.
For a classic twist, try their Reimagined Classic "Whiskey Smash," a perfect balance of bourbon, lemon, sugar, seasonal fruits, herbs, and ginger ale. And for those looking to splurge, Oak & Ivy offers the luxurious "Prestige worldwide," a $40-a-glass masterpiece made from Weller proof single barrel Oak & Ivy private selection bourbon, brown sugar, Angostura bitters, and orange bitters.
While Oak & Ivy doesn't serve food, its prime location within Container Park offers plenty of nearby dining options. Unwind and take in the bustling scene from the bar's outdoor patio seating atop the storage container, protected from the desert sun by.
The knowledgeable and friendly bartenders at Oak & Ivy are eager to share their passion for whiskey with you. Try the "Trust Fall," a bespoke cocktail crafted to your taste preferences, and revel in the personalized touch that sets Oak & Ivy apart from the rest.
Unlock the treasure that is Oak & Ivy, where the unexpected charm of a repurposed storage container is the perfect backdrop for an extraordinary whiskey adventure in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. Photos: https://www.facebook.com/oakandivydtlv/