5 Cocktail Lounges with Innovative Drinks in Downtown Spokane

The cocktail scene in Spokane is booming, and it can be hard to keep up. Trust me, however, this is a really good problem to have.

There are several great spots for craft cocktails with incredibly talented bartenders, and the list just keeps on growing.

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Spokane now has late night cocktails AND desserts all in one place. The owners have truly put a ton of thought into the ambience of their space; it’s chic, inviting and cozy all at the same time.

Emma Rue’s

Not only cooking up delicious food but also shaking up fancy cocktails. Whether you prefer something more spirit-forward or fruit-forward,  IPK has great options!

Inland Pacific Kitchen

The staff here are like one big family and it’s evident the bartenders love what they do. We tried several cocktails during our visit; each with its own unique flavor profile.

Sapphire Lounge

One of the many things I enjoy about ordering a drink here is, even if nothing is on their cocktail list, just let them know what you like; the bartenders are happy to whip something up.


With a speakeasy vibe, Cease and Desist Book Club provide booths where you can get nice and cozy in their ambient. Their drink menu reads like a beautiful book of creative cocktails.

Cease and Desist Book Club

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