Where Bartenders Like to Drink (PHOTOS)

09/03/2014 02:19 pm ET | Updated Nov 03, 2014

After a long evening of shaking and stirring cocktails, even bartenders need a drink. But as many of the nation's best will tell you, this sacred moment typically isn't the occasion for trying something new. Instead, cravings tend toward the familiar, the reliable.

From Austin to Brooklyn, Chicago to Los Angeles, 10 of the country's best bartenders share where they go to savor the best of their craft. —Jessica Colley

Where Bartenders Like To Drink