The list of North America’s 50 Best Bars 2022 was announced at a live awards ceremony in New York City.
Attaboy in New York, USA, takes the No.1 spot at the first-ever North America’s 50 Best Bars awards 2022.
The list features 29 distinguished bars from the USA, 11 based in Mexico, 8 representing Canada, and 2 elevating the Caribbean drinks scene.
- Mexico City’s Handshake Speakeasy claims No.2 and The Best Bar in Mexico title, with Licorería Limantour, also in the Mexican capital, coming in at No.3;
- Civil Liberties, Toronto, at No.10, is named The Best Bar in Canada;
- La Factoría Bar in Puerto Rico, No.12, is hailed as The Best Bar in the Caribbean;
- Drinks pioneer Christina Veira from Toronto is celebrated as the Roku Industry Icon;
- The Bamboo Room, Chicago, is highlighted as Campari One To Watch;
- Zapote Bar, Playa del Carmen, is awarded London Essence Best New Opening;
- Bar Kismet from Halifax, earns Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award;
- Mace Bar, New York, takes the Siete Misterios Best Cocktail Menu title.
The inaugural list of North America’s 50 Best Bars, sponsored by Perrier, was announced at a live awards ceremony on June 7, 2022 at Capitale in New York. The new annual ranking features bars from across North America, with New York’s Attaboy crowned No.1 as The Best Bar in North America.
Founded by cocktail legends Sam Ross and Michael McIlroy, Attaboy honors its predecessor, Milk & Honey. The bar team, led by Haley Traub, salutes the late Sasha Petraske with incomparable, bespoke drinks experiences.
Mexico City’s Handshake Speakeasy (No.2) claims the title of The Best Bar in Mexico. Toronto’s Civil Liberties (No.10) wins The Best Bar in Canada, while Puerto Rico’s La Factoría (No.12) earns The Best Bar in the Caribbean.
“We tip our hats to Attaboy, now celebrating 10 illustrious years. Under Haley Traub’s exuberant leadership, we see this legacy shining brightly into the future. We commend all the bars on North America’s 50 Best Bars’ inaugural list,” – Mark Sansom, Content Director for North America’s 50 Best Bars.