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Jun 6 — Join us for Negroni Week! From June 6 to June 12, we'll be featuring a special Negroni cocktail riff, the All Are Welcome, and donating $1 of each drink purchased to Equality NC.

May 30 — We are open during regular business hours this Memorial Day!


Feb 15 — We will be closed this evening, 2/15, for our staff holiday party. See you tomorrow!

Feb 12 — Join us on Valentine's Day for our Lovers' Quarrel party, featuring drinks for both the romantics and cynics. DJ K Stones will be joining us, spinning your favorite love songs and break-up ballads!

Jan 22 — We will be closed today, January 22nd, due to weather. Please visit one of our sister restaurants--Beasley's, Chuck's, Joule, or Poole's--all of which will be serving from opening until 9 p.m.. Happy snow day!

Jan 14 — Warm up this winter with one of our tiki-inspired cocktails, such as the Peruvian Mai Tai!



Dec 1 — Join us this Saturday night (December 5th) for a Repeal Day celebration! We'll be serving special cocktails with Old Forester bourbon in celebration of the end of Prohibition, and giving away a special prize!

Nov 24 — We will be closed on Thursday, November 26th for Thanksgiving. We will re-open for normal business hours on Friday, November 27th, and look forward to seeing you then!

Jul 3 — We will be open during regular business hours on the 4th of July! Come visit us as part of your Independence Day celebration!

Jul 2 — New for summer: frozen pina coladas! Made with fresh pineapple, coconut and two different rums!

May 26 — Fox Liquor Bar will be closed today 05.29.15 from 5p until 930p for a private event.  We look forward to seeing you at 930p for one of our tasty libations!

Mar 25 — We're thrilled to announce the Firestarters pop-up dinner series at @deathandtaxesnc! Tickets are available here:

Feb 1 — Greetings! We will be closed on Super Bowl Sunday for our annual AC Restaurants Holiday Celebration. We wish you a safe Super Bowl and we look forward to seeing you during our resuming regular hours of operation on Monday, February 2nd. Cheers!

Dec 23 — We'll be closing early on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24th) at 12a and will be closed for Christmas Day (Dec. 25th). We wish you all a happy + spirituous holiday! Cheers!  

Dec 19 — We're looking forward to ringing in the New Year with you. Holiday hours + more info here!

Dec 11 — Fox Liquor Bar will be closed tonight from 5p until 7p for a Private Event. We look forward to seeing you at 7p for one of our tasty libations!

Dec 5 — Fox Liquor Bar will be closed tonight from 5p-930p for a Private Event. We look forward to seeing you at 930p for one of our tasty libations!

Nov 26Friends, Fox Liquor Bar will be closed on Thursday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Friday, November 28th during normal business hours.

Jul 8 — Have you heard about our event at Poole's this Sunday? We'll be hosting our 2014 Summer Stir the Pot event at Poole's on Sunday, July 13th. Stir the Pot was conceived as a way to bridge our community with others through shared food and fellowship; for each installment, we invite an out-of-town chef to come to Raleigh as part of a special two-night experience. This Sunday, July 13th we're bringing TWO chefs: Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, of Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen and Hog & Hominy in Memphis, Tennessee. They'll be preparing a tasting menu at Poole's on Sunday, starting at 7pm. Seating is limited. Tickets on sale here. On Monday July 14th, we invite you to join us in one of our favorite time-honored traditions: the Southern potluck. Starting at 7pm at CAM Raleigh, we will celebrate our guest chefs by preparing a main dish, and we invite you to bring a dish to share. Tickets may be purchased here.

Jun 27Happy Friday! We'll be opening at 6p tonight (instead of at the usual hour of 5p) as we are hosting a private tasting. We look forward to having you down our stairs at 6p! Oh, and we just got a couple of new amaros in...ask your bartender for a taste -- they're awesome! See you all tonight!

Jun 16Just a reminder, we'll be closed tonight to celebrate the inaugural arrival of Jimmy to Raleigh (James Beard Award for Best TEAM Southeast)!!! See y'all tomorrow during normal business hours, 5p t0 2a. #ACCrewBestTEAMSoutheast Cheers!

Jun 15 — All AC Restaurants will be closed beginning at 4p on Monday, June 16th. We are taking the night to gather together and celebrate our recent James Beard Award for Best TEAM Southeast! We'll re-open at 5p on Tuesday, June 17th and are looking forward to crafting some tasty libations for you then! Cheers!

Apr 29 — Hey Friends! We'll be closed this evening from 5p until 9p for a Private Event. We'll see you tonight at 9p for one of our yummy libations! Stay Foxy!

Apr 28 — Look at this Triangle Art Works! Fox Bartender Taylor Homes designed this original cocktail to support your cause for May's #PeoplesCocktail. Here's to you!! Come out Monday, May 5th, from 5p until 2a, and have a boozy good time for a good cause!

Apr 26 — Good news LEARNING TOGETHER!! John Parra, Fox Liquor Bar General Manager, created THIS original cocktail to represent you for May's #PeoplesCocktail. We'll see y'all Monday, May 5th, from 5p until 2a, to do some boozy good! ¡Salud!

Apr 25 — Garrett Waddell, Fox Bartender and Assistant Manager, crafted this original cocktail to sponsor Tour de Cure - Raleigh for May's #PeoplesCocktail. Come out Monday, May 5th, from 5p until 2a, and show them some love! Let's do some boozy good together!

Apr 21 — Attention Fox Friends! The nominations are in and the selections have been let's raise a glass to May's #PeoplesCocktail charities: LEARNING TOGETHER, TRIANGLE ARTWORKS, and TOUR DE CURE - RALEIGH. Congratulations!! We are exceptionally excited to be working with you to do some (boozy) good for our community! Spread the word everyone and we'll see you Monday, May 5th. Cheers!

Apr 14 — Hey everyone! We're now accepting nominations for May's #PeoplesCocktail. Make sure to get them in by Sunday, April 20th at 11:59p. Check us out on FB for further details here.

Apr 7 — Join us tonight for The People's Cocktail! We'll be supporting Carolina Tiger Rescue, Cancercrushers and JDRF Young Leaders of The Triangle. Let's do some boozy good!

Mar 24 — Hello Charitable Cocktail Enthusiasts! You are cordially invited to attend the next People’s Cocktail at Fox Liquor Bar on Monday, April 7th, 2014 during regular business hours (5pm - 2am). April 7th will actually be a re-do of last month's People's Cocktail -- that first Monday of March brought inclement weather, shutting down roads and making it unsafe for the people to attend. We simply did not raise as much as we hoped for and so we are giving the community another chance to do some boozy good for these noble causes! Please check us out on Facebook for more info. We look forward to seeing you then!

Feb 20 — Hey Friends! We'll be closed this evening from 5p until 930p for a Private Event. We'll see y'all at 930p for a tasty tipple! Stay Foxy!

Feb 13 — You know how much we love ice! After all, we hand-carve the rocks you find in our cocktails -- trust us, we love the stuff! But not when it's on the roads! Safety demands we close our doors again this evening; on the other hand, being stuck indoors demands something spirituous to sip on in defiance of the snow outside. Keep it simple: a yummy Hot Toddy! Whatever you do tonight, defy the ice outside with a hot cocktail inside. See y'all tomorrow night! Stay Foxy!

Feb 3 — The 5th People's Cocktail is tonight! So, let's get together and do some boozy good for Raleigh Rescue MissionHospice of Wake County, and Meals on Wheels of Wake County, NC! Stop by anytime between 5p and 2a, bring your philanthropic friends, and enjoy a tasty tipple, an original Fox Liquor Bar cocktail, in honor of these great charities! See ya tonight...and stay Fox(y) friends!

Jan 23 — We will be closed tonight, Thursday, January 23rd, for a Private Event from 5p until 12a. We'll see ya at midnight for a Thursday eve nightcap...Stay Foxy!

Jan 19 — Hey Fox(y) Friends! After much deliberation, we have selected the charities for February's #PeoplesCocktail. This Monday, February 3rd, come out and support Raleigh Rescue Mission, Hospice of Wake County, and Meals on Wheels of Wake County, NC. Let's join hands with these great charities, with cocktails in hand, and do some boozy good together! See y'all then!

Jan 13 — We will be closed tonight, Monday, January 13th, so that we can celebrate the holidays as one big (and getting bigger) family. We thank you for a great 2013...and we look forward to crafting tasty cocktails for you in 2014! Cheers!

Dec 28

This New Year's Eve at Fox Liquor Bar we'll be featuring a carefully crafted cocktail menu, highlighting classics from the boozy and effervescent Seelbach Cocktail to the tart and refreshing Jasmine, along with savory snacks, like Braised Pork Sliders on Toasted Baguette with Creamed Collards, and bubbles at midnight to ring in the New Year. See you then!

Nov 27 — Happy Thanksgiving! Fox will be open for regular business hours all week, with the exception of Thursday. We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day to be thankful in the company of our loved ones. As always, we are thankful to be a part of your community.

Nov 13 — Yes, we're a cocktail bar, but who doesn't love a great fall beer? Try our limited production Founder's Breakfast Stout. Brewed with oats, chocolate, Sumantra and Kona coffee to add a hint of fall spice to this rich coffee stout.

Nov 8 — Fox will be closed to the public tonight, Friday the 8th, for a  private event from the hours of 5pm until 9pm.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Oct 28 — The votes have been counted, and after much deliberation, we’ve selected this month’s five charities for the 3rd People’s Cocktail. We’re so excited to have you join us Monday, November 4th in support of MS STEP UP, Three Irish Jewels Farm, The Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation, Method Child Development Center, and the E3 Project. We’re looking forward to a big turn out, so get here early, and plan on staying late, for a night of great cocktails for great causes. Let’s do some boozy good together, y’all!

Oct 20 — Now on Draft: New Holland Brewing Company Ichabod Pumpkin Ale! Combining malted barley, Cascade hops, and American yeasts with real pumpkin and subtle hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger, Ichabod embodies autumn in pint-form. Yet, with all its earthy sweetness and baking spice, it still drinks like a proper ale (and not a pumpkin pie). We'll be serving it by the pint (and not the slice). Stop by and enjoy one with us! Stay Foxy!

Oct 19 — Back on Draft: Founders Brewing Company Breakfast Stout! Brewed with coffee, oats, and chocolate, this beer is all about balance: the bitter character of the coffee and chocolate balanced by oat sweetness; the rich, creamy mouthfeel balanced by coffee-like acidity. Stop by and enjoy a pint! We'll resist serving it with a spoon! Stay Foxy!

Oct 14 — We're now accepting nominations for the next People's Cocktail on Monday, November 4th. So, send us your nominations for local charities that you’d like to see benefit from some good work on our Facebook or Twitter by tagging us (@FoxLiquorBar) AND your charity of choice using the hashtag #PeoplesCocktail. The deadline for submitting nominations for the November People’s Cocktail is Sunday, October 28th at midnight. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Aug 23 — Thank you all for your nominations for our first The People's Cocktail. This month, we have chosen Urban Ministries of Wake County, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Seeds NC, SPCA Wake County, and the Interfaith Food Shuttle to participate in our first event. Don't see your favorite charity listed? Please keep in mind that we will be hosting this fundraiser the first Monday of every month, and we will be choosing different charities each time! All of these charities need our help, so please join us September 2nd to celebrate our community and help our friends in need!

Aug 13 — This Friday is the last day to submit nominations for The People's Cocktail event on Sept. 2nd! Just tag ‪#‎thepeoplescocktail‬ on our Facebook or Twitter page to nominate your favorite charities, and we will announce the winning charity this weekend!
Click here for more information.

Jun 26 — Join us and James Beard Award-winning author Brad Thomas Parsons on June 30 for two events focused on the world's most storied elixir—bitters. Space is limited. More info here.

Mar 6 — Special thanks to Southern Living for featuring Fox Liquor Bar in the February "South's Best Bars" issue!

Mar 4 — Now on Draft - Terrapin Wake and Bake Oatmeal Stout--This coffee stout is thick and rich, and black as night. This unique blend of coffee produces a robust and flavorful beer that will leave you asking… "Why not beer for breakfast?".

Mar 1 — Now on Draft - Great Divide's Hoss Rye Lager...based on the Märzen lagers of Germany, this brew showcases layered malt notes and hints of cherry and dark fruit. The unique addition of rye imparts a slightly earthy, spicy characteristic.

Feb 12 — As I'm sure you've noticed, it's snowing outside. We love our guests and staff and want them to remain safe; so, we are closing this evening, Wednesday, February 12th, due to inclement weather conditions. Be safe...and don't neglect the benefit of a proper cocktail crafted at home, with warming sips comforting you against the bitter cold outside. Cheers...and we'll see you again soon!

237 Wilmington St., Raleigh NC, 27601 • [919] 322-0128 • 5 in the afternoon until 2 in the morning, seven days a week

News and Events
  • Spring Stir the Pot with Steven Satterfield

    Our next Stir the Pot event will be May 19, with guest chef Steven Satterfield of Miller Union in Atlanta. More information on this incredible event can be found here.

  • Poole's Sunday Night dinner service

    Sunday Night dinner service is coming to Poole's! Our last Brunch will be March 24 and we'll begin Sunday dinner service March 31. Loyal brunch folk, worry not! Our new project, Joule Coffee, will be offering a brunch featuring some of the Poole's brunch menu classics.

  • Matteo Corregia Wine Dinner

    Join us March 18 at Poole's for a four course wine dinner, welcoming our friends from Matteo Corregia. $75++, seating is limited. Please call Poole's at 919-832-4477 to reserve a spot.

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