The Bar at Firehouse 12 is a full service bar specializing in classic cocktails, select wines, and New Haven's best selection of specialty beer. The Bar is the perfect relaxed setting for conversation and a drink after work, a cocktail before or after a trip to one of the excellent restaurants in our neighborhood, or a glass of wine or a beer before or after one of our performances.

 

Past Accolades

 

  • 2010 New Haven Advocate Reader's Poll winner #1 Bartender

  • 2009 New Haven Advocate Reader's Poll winner #1 Bartender

  • 2009 New Haven Advocate Reader's Poll winner #2 for Specialty Cocktails

  • 2008 New Haven Advocate Reader's Poll winner #1 Bartender

  • 2007 New Haven Advocate Reader's Poll winner #1 Bartender

  • 2006 New Haven Advocate Reader's Poll winner #1 Bartender

  • 2006 New Haven Advocate Reader's Poll winner Best New Bar


THE KITCHEN

MARK SCIALABBA

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Mark cut his teeth working in local high end restaurants like Bespoke and The Study.  His background in farm-to-table health food and high end cuisine has shaped Mark's arsenal of menu items to bring forth a blending of high end food that's healthy and delicious.


EVENTS

UNSPUN vinyl night

Every Tuesday night and Sunday, starting at 9pm until close, UNSPUN features rare records and obscure genres brought to you by local musicians and area music lovers.

The Heatery (Sunday, Dec 17th)

Lord Lewis the Velvet Knight will be your championship sound selector and boss with the hot sauce, ready to get you lit with the deep wax heatery!  Spinning the best in classic and contemporary underground deep funk, soul, jazz, afrobeat, reggae, dub, rare grooves, and dance bangers.  Music starts at 9pm. 

Repeal Day (5pm-10pm)

Come join us as we celebrate the 84th anniversary of the day prohibition was repealed.  We'll be making some classic cocktails inspired by the era and offering up some kitchen specials too.  Come dressed as your favorite bootlegger or flapper.

sanctuary saturdays

The first Saturday of every month, we are picking a different charity and donating 100% of the profits to said charity.  This is our effort to give back to the community and your chance to give in the easiest way possible.  

  • Saturday, December 9th - Colombus House (http://www.columbushouse.org/)
  • Columbus House’s mission is to serve people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless by providing shelter and housing and by fostering their personal growth and independence.