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Such a refreshing drink to enjoy with your friends.
I live in Orlando, FL and visited Akron where I grew up. Found Northside Speakeasy online. I go to many bars here in Florida and California. This is one of my favorite cocktail bars of all of them. The ambiance was upscale and the bartenders were very hospitable and shared a lot of insight and tips about making cocktails. Easy to park and located in nice Courtyard hotel.
The cocktail was delicious! Can't wait to go back again.
I'm a Hennessy Drinker and this drink here is amazing. Not only is it two cocktails in one but you're definitely feeling its effects immediately. This place has great service and awesome bartenders. If you're looking for an intimate bar setting this is definitely the place for you.
Loved the Joe Juice and other cocktails at the speakeasy. As great as the drinks are, the staff and atmosphere are better!
Went for a getaway in Akron OH. Found this amazing and cozy bar. They have this incredibles drinks I had 3 Nuts and Butts my boyfriend had The 89. The bartenders were so friendly and knowledgeable.
Great atmosphere. Amazing bartenders. Wonderful cocktails! I recommend the Northside Speakeasy every time someone mentions to me they are going out to grab a drink.
I am a huge whiskey lover and this drink did not disappoint! I will be visiting again to have a few more.
Delicious classic drink that isn't offered by many cocktail bars in the area, you have the option of getting it with Cognac or Rye and both are tasty options. One of my favorite drinks and they do it justice here!
This is one of the most fun & relaxed places I've been to in a long time. The mixologists are thorough and extremely entertaining! I can't wait to go back simply for the atmosphere.
I was pleasantly surprised by this cocktail. It has a balanced blend of flavors and goes down (a little too) easy!
I absolutely LOVE this place ❤️!! The bar tenders, the atmosphere, the cocktails are AMAZING!! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!
Place has the best drinks. Entering through the apothecary door and being hit by the smell of burnt oranges just makes a great start to an evening here.
Literally the best Old Fashioned I have ever had. It was my first time visiting, and the mixologists were extremely friendly, music was great, and the whole experience was delightful. But the Old Fashioned was really what got me excited. It was perfectly made, and I did not want my experience of enjoying it to end. They lit the orange on fire and the details of the giant ice ball made sipping it even more enjoyable. The cherries were a great garnish and as they had great texture which is not common to find in an Old Fashioned. My friends thoroughly enjoyed their drinks as well and we all had a great time together. I cannot wait to take more friends and family here and try some for themselves. I highly recommend to anyone visiting the Akron area to swing on by and try one of these breathtaking Old Fashions.
This is my girlfriend's favorite drink. She tells everyone about it and we've come back to the Speakeasy just so she can get her fix! Awesome spot with a cool vibe and skilled bartenders. Great energy and always a stop when friends are in town!
My favorite. Always excellent service and great time.
Thank you for an awesome experience! The atmosphere, bartenders, and cocktails were one of a kind. We can't wait to come back to the Speakeasy! We would definitely recommend for a night out, happy hour, or anytime!
Down the Rabbitt Hope was so good. I love cucumber cocktails, and this one is top notch. Can't wait to go back and have another.
This is the best old fashioned I've had. I cant find a better one in akron.
This drink is so refreshing and ridiculously delicious! Very pretty presentation in a martini glass lined with strips of cucumber so they drape like greenery. Probably my favorite cocktail.
Every time I go to the Northside Speakeasy, I always get the Pear Car cocktail to start the night. The bartender slices the fruit into your martini glass and it gives it such a fresh twist. I recommend this beverage to anybody who likes a sweet but also tart and fruity drink. It's delicious! Not to mention the staff and ambiance of the environment is fabulous! A must see Akron spot!
No other espresso style martini can compare! I compare all to Joe's Juice, it is the best out there.
One of the best drinks! Love this place!! Cozy and great mixologists.
My best friend and i went there. I loved everything about about it. The bartenders were great and the drinks were delicious. I highly recommend this place!
Very smooth, very nice balance of flavors. Not too acidic and not too sweet - one of the best on the menu.
Amazing! We stayed at the Courtyard and hung out with your excellent bartenders. I don't recall the cocktail names but we tried two different bourbon cocktails that were outstanding. We had such a great time figuring out how to enter and once we were inside it was well worth it. The other folks at the bar were ready to have fun so it felt more like Cheers than stopping in at A random bar while traveling. Already planning our next trip to Akron and will definitely stay at the hotel and be back for a (few) drinks.
They were very loving and helpful especially being my first time and a bit new they let me try it out so I got everything I wanted in a drink
Ooohhh myyy llaaawwwdddee. That was an exceptional cocktail. Plus the bartenders we're extremely skilled. Absolutely worth a shot for anyone who hasn't been. To those who have, hope you've seen em light the bar on fire.
It was so beautiful. I would reccomend this place to ALL. The atmosphere was wonderful followed by pleasant employess. Ill be back for a birthday celebration in November😍
I ordered the "Down the Rabbitt Hole" and it was absolutely phenomenal! It was so fresh and light. I will definitely be back!
If a Manhattan is your go-to, then you must try this one. Perfect. Every. Time.
I've heard so much about this drink and was anxious to try it. It was definitely as good as advertised. Very pleased with the happy hour specials as well.
The old Fashioned is on point. Best one I had hands down in a long time!
Bryan, the bartender, is amazing! All of the bartenders (AKA mixologist) are awesome! They are the reason we come back every time. Tell them your favorite ingredients and they will make something special for you. As close to Las Vegas entertainment in Akron, OH as you will get. Ask for the almond Manhattan, it is the best!
This place is a must if you are in or near Akron! Coolest entryway and cozy, cool vibe once inside! The bartender Shawn was so attentive and friendly! I will definitely be back!
Dave strikes me as a master of mixology. I'm a frequent traveler, and a former high end bartender. Dave knows his trade. 10/10. Will come back.
This is our go to place to kick off a night out in Akron. The vibes here are just so cool! The drinks take time to prepare, so be patient - it's worth it when they come. Phenomenal! Everything we've had here is excellent, but my go to is Slow Burn and Sand. The drink is excellent, but the show that comes with it is even better. Ask the bartenders for the party trick and tip accordingly for a bit of show with your order of that cocktail.
The drinks are fantastic. Superb bartending, but the atmosphere is one of a kind. Leaving a modern hotel lobby and stepping back in time to a speakeasy through a secret doorway! Awesome.
I thought it was refreshing, fruity and wonderful!
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