Syracuse Nightlife Tour, Syracuse

Syracuse has an active nightlife, and there are many clubs, lounges, bars and pubs where you can go to relax, have a drink, listen to music, and dance. Take this self-guided walking tour to visit some of the best entertainment venues and hot spots in Syracuse.
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Syracuse Nightlife Tour Map

Guide Name: Syracuse Nightlife Tour
Guide Location: USA » Syracuse (See other walking tours in Syracuse)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km
Author: AlexanderA
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Syracuse Suds Factory

1) Syracuse Suds Factory

Syracuse Suds Factory was founded in 1991, and helped spark a renaissance of locally-brewed beer in Syracuse. The Factory has one of the largest selections of beer in the city. There is a large dining and banquet facility at the Factory. For those interested in observing the brewing process, tours are available. Syracuse Suds Factory is open Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. and on Sunday from noon to 2 a.m.
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Blue Tusk Pub and Wine Bar

2) Blue Tusk Pub and Wine Bar

Blue Tusk Pub and Wine Bar offers more than 60 types of beer and a wide selection of champagne and wine, which is available by the glass, carafe or bottle. The bar stocks unique and rare wine, champagne, whiskey, tequila, and rum, among other popular adult beverages. Drinks are not the only thing Blue Tusk offers, however, as it serves delicious sandwiches and salads. Blue Tusk is open Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
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Empire Brewing Company

3) Empire Brewing Company

Empire Brewing Company is a bar and grill that makes its own beer. It offers a wide selection of hand-crafted ales and lagers, as well as tasty food made from fresh local ingredients. Wine and cocktails are also available. The brewing facility is located in a glass-enclosed area, so you can see all the brewing machinery at work. The kitchen is also visible, so when you order food, you can see it being prepared. Empire Brewing Company is open Monday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Limerick Pub

4) Limerick Pub

Limerick Pub is an Irish pub in downtown Syracuse. The pub has two patios, one in front and one in the back, as well as two pool tables and darts. There are also electronic games at the bar. On Tuesday, there is live music from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The pub has four TVs, so you can watch your favorite teams play live.
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Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant

5) Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant

Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant opened in 1999. The pub serves traditional Irish cuisine and offers draft and bottled beers and a large selection of cocktails. It has the best Guinness draft in the city, for which it received the “Perfect Pint” Diploma. The dinning room at the pub is perfect for dinner with friends or a large company celebration. The pub is open daily until 1 a.m., and you can frequently catch a live performance of Irish music here.
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Mulrooney's

6) Mulrooney's

Mulrooney's is the only Irish sports pub in Armory Square. The pub has TVs in every corner that show a variety of sports games live. In September 1999 President Bill Clinton and his wife visited the pub while on a fund-raising campaign. That was the first and only visit of a sitting president in a Syracuse bar. Mulrooney's is open Monday to Saturday from 4 p.m. to close.
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Q

7) Dinosaur Bar-B-Q

Dinosaur Bar-B-Q was founded in 1984 by three bikers. Originally Dinosaur Bar-B-Q was a mobile restaurant that only operated at motorcycle shows and festivals, but in 1988 the owners opened a permanent location in Syracuse. By 1990 the restaurant had doubled its space, adding a full bar, waitress service, and live music. Dinosaur Bar-B-Q now has two upstairs rooms for private parties. The restaurant has five of its famous specialty sauces distributed throughout the United States, England, and Australia. Dinosaur Bar-B-Q is open Monday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., and Sunday from noon to 10 a.m.

Walking Tours in Syracuse, New York

Create Your Own Walk in Syracuse

Create Your Own Walk in Syracuse

Creating your own self-guided walk in Syracuse is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Syracuse, NY is home to a number of historic and cultural attractions. Among them the most notable are the Erie Canal Museum, housed in the last remaining 1850 Weighlock Building in America, the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology, and the opulent 1920s Landmark Theatre hosting Broadway hits and concerts. To see these and other distinguished sights of Syracuse, follow this orientation walk and have a great time!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Syracuse Churches and Cathedrals Tour

Syracuse Churches and Cathedrals Tour

Syracuse is a melting pot of religious traditions and beliefs, which is reflected in the city's religious architecture. Take this tour to visit some of Syracuse's most impressive churches and cathedrals and learn more about the spiritual life of Syracuse residents.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Syracuse Cultural Tour

Syracuse Cultural Tour

Syracuse is a city with a long history and a well-established culture. In order to get acquainted with and understand a city and its residents, it is important to visit some of its cultural institutions. Syracuse has many theaters, cinemas, and art galleries for you to explore. Take this tour to discover the city's vibrant cultural scene.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Syracuse Museums and Art Galleries Tour

Syracuse Museums and Art Galleries Tour

Syracuse has a storied history, which you can learn about by visiting the city's many museums and art galleries. Syracuse has served and continues to serve an important role in shaping the culture of central New York. Take this tour to explore the history and art of this beautiful city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Syracuse Daily Life Tour

Syracuse Daily Life Tour

Daily life in a city is always very busy, and Syracuse is no exception. On this tour you will visit some of the most frequented places in Syracuse, places where people go to work, study, eat, and relax. Take this tour to visit some of the many interesting places in Syracuse, and experience life as residents of Syracuse do.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Syracuse Landmarks Tour

Syracuse Landmarks Tour

The area where the city of Syracuse today stands was first settled by Europeans in the 17th century. Over the years, the city has grown rapidly, as it is located on the Erie Canal and at the junction of several major highways and railroad lines. The city has many well-preserved buildings that represent a variety of architectural styles. Take this tour to visit some of the most interesting landmarks in Syracuse.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Syracuse for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Syracuse has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Syracuse, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.