1923 Prohibition Bar
This spot no longer requires a password to enter, but the speakeasy inspiration is easy to see. With a menu of over 40 choices of whiskey, rye, or bourbon (plus scotch and other liquors) and a selection of craft cocktails, this bar is a great find at the shoppes at Mandalay Bay.
1923 Prohibition Bar isn't quite as secretive as it used to be. Formerly known as 1923 Bourbon Bar, the lounge moved from its longtime location under the escalators in the Shoppes at Mandalay Place to a more intimate second-level space next to Minus 5 Ice Bar. Both venues are under the same ownership and connect in the back for customized experiences. Private buyouts are a big part of the business plan. The space is designed to set a mood with vintage furniture, Roaring 20s decor, and low lighting with brick accents, chandeliers, and deep red hues. The extensive bourbon selection can be enjoyed as a flight, served neat, or as part of a barrel-aged Manhattan or Old Fashioned. Live musicians and burlesque dancers perform on weekends.
How to get in: Look for the bookshelf to the left of Minus 5 Ice Bar and knock on it to get inside. Yeah, the sign above it is a dead giveaway, but have fun and play along.