The 5 best bars in Las Vegas

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Looking to try the best bars in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bars in Las Vegas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

January is the top month of the year for consumer spending at bars and lounges across the Las Vegas area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more reviews. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Las Vegas-area bars and lounges grew to $25 for the metro area in January of last year, 5% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Oyster Bar

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First on the list is Oyster Bar. Located at 2411 W. Sahara Ave. in the Palace Station Hotel and Casino, it is the most popular bar in Las Vegas, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,754 reviews on Yelp.

2. Hussong's Mexican Cantina 

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Next up is Hussong's Mexican Cantina, situated at 740 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 7. With four stars out of 560 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Evel Pie

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Downtown's Evel Pie, located at 508 Fremont St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bar and pizzeria 4.5 stars out of 802 reviews.

4. Benny's Smokin' BBQ & Brews

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Benny's Smokin' BBQ & Brews in Binions is another go-to, with four stars out of 77 Yelp reviews. Head over to 128 E. Fremont St. downtown to see for yourself.

5. Santos

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Finally, there's Santos, a downtown favorite with 4.5 stars out of 193 reviews. Stop by 616 E. Carson Ave., Suite 140, to check it out.

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