4300 Butler St., Lawrenceville
412-402-9522 or www.tenderpgh.com
If the atmosphere of this old bank-building-turned-bar isn't enough to make you feel as though you traveled back in time, the evocative names on the seasonal cocktail list — say, the Van Buren — might. But don't expect stuffy: When it comes to booze, Tender mixes classic and cutting-edge.
2nd: Butcher and the Rye, Downtown
3rd: Acacia, South Side