Places to Grab a Drink in Johnson City
Whether you’re sharing beers with your friends while watching the game, enjoying a handcrafted cocktail while out on a date, or relaxing with a crisp glass of wine after a hard week at the office, the occasional drink can be a truly enjoyable and memorable experience. Whether you want a great drink paired with a great meal, want to sample a locally-crafted stout beer, or just want a fun atmosphere to have some drinks in, Johnson City has plenty of adult beverage oriented options.
Yee-Haw Brewing Company
Beloved by beer lovers and Johnson City residents alike, the Yee Haw Brewing Company is a craft beer brewery that is proud to call Johnson City home. A major force in the revitalization of downtown Johnson City, Yee-Haw Brewing Company’s products have exploded in popularity over the last few years, and can now be found across the state of Tennessee, and even in a few other surrounding states. The brewery itself is a fantastic place to meet with friends, sample some brews, and kick back for the evening. Indoor and outdoor seating is available, dogs are welcome, the popcorn is free, and the huge variety beer is unforgettable. Located at 126 Buffalo St in Johnson City.
Advertising itself as a bistro, wine, and martini bar, Café Lola is one of Johnson City’s best eateries…and an excellent place to unwind with a handcrafted cocktail. You will be spoiled for choice when you peruse Café Lola’s extensive drink menu. Their wines range from the affordable to the extravagant, from California to Tuscany, and the knowledgeable staff will be more than willing to suggest the perfect food pairings. They also boast a full bar of spirits, and their martini list is jaw-dropping. With offerings ranging from the standard martini and Old Fashioned to after-dinner drinks like a Hazelnut Martini and a Hemmingway Daiquiri, to concoctions with names like “One Night in Bangkok,” you will never run out of new and exciting cocktail creations to try. Located at 1805 N Roan Street B-1 in Johnson City.
Atlantic Ale House
One of the most popular locations in Johnson City for beer enthusiasts, the Atlantic Ale House opened in 2014 and is located at 111 McClure St. Offering over a dozen craft beers rotating on a weekly basis, this is a great spot to gather with like-minded beer fans to discuss and discover new brews, or simply to gather with friends and relax after a long week. Though Atlantic Ale House doesn’t have a restaurant or kitchen of its own, there is almost always a fantastic food truck in the parking lot, with names like Spanqui’s, Foodie Fiction, and Project Waffle. Sound fun? It certainly is! Support local business and local brews by planning your next weekend outing to Atlantic Ale House.
Thirsty yet? Get out there and visit one (or all!) of these Johnson City watering holes, and feel free to discover your own!