While Cuban cigars have a reputation as the best available, traveling to Cuba is not necessary to enjoy a one-of-a-kind cigar experience. From Vegas to Costa Rica, hotels and restaurants are including curated adventures for aficionados of every level.
Here are a few places where you can experience that fine cigar.
Los Suenos Marriot Ocean & Golf Resort
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Las Vegas
In addition to an award-winning dinner menu and extensive wine list with more than 1600 selections, Del Frisco’s Steak House Las Vegas offers guests a seasonally curated cigar menu available on the outdoor patio. Frequently rotated to feature new inventory, the menu boasts 20 selections at a time, including Romeo y Julieta, Padron 1926 and Monte Cristo.
The Bar at LvL 25 at Conrad Miami
Located on the 25th floor of Conrad Miami, The Bar at LvL 25 boasts an expansive terrace featuring unrivaled views of the Miami cityscape and Biscayne Bay. Guests can pair Cuban cigars with an expertly crafted, Cuban-inspired cocktail, and Taste of Miami Cuban appetizer platter (grouper ceviche, braised short rib empanadas, mini Cuban sandwiches, chorizo & manchego cheese croquettes, avocado fries, and plantain chips, presented in a Cuban cigar box) to round out the Cuban feel for the evening.
Living Room Bar at W South Beach
With options ranging from imported indulgences like the Oliva Serie V Melanio Figurado to a domestic favorite like the BCP #7, cigar smokers will find themselves smitten with the impressive assortment available at The Living Room bar at W South Beach. As the original craft cocktail bar of South Beach, guests can enjoy everything from a classic Old Fashioned to a signature favorite like the whiskey-based, bacon-garnished Tavarishch, any of which pair up perfectly with the sleek selection of high-end cigars.
Sullivan’s Steakhouse Baltimore
Located in the city’s famed Inner Harbor, diners at the Sullivan Steakhouse Baltimore location can have the added bonus of enjoying a cigar with dinner on the outdoor patio. The cigar menu offers selections from Ashton, Rocky Patel, Padron and Arturo Fuente and guests are also able to bring cigars from their personal collections.
Finger Lakes Cigar Club
Finger Lakes Cigar Club is the Finger Lakes’ first and only cigar club. For $25 per month, members receive three hand-rolled cigars from around the world. Additionally, members can partake in regular cigar and spirit pairing events at local establishments around picturesque Seneca Lake, where the cigar of the month will be paired with a local spirit or cocktail.
Lexington’s Schwab’s Pipes N Stuff
Since 1977, Schwab’s Pipes N Stuff has offered Kentucky cigar enthusiasts fine tobacco and premiere cigars in its 3,000 square foot location. After browsing the expansive international collection, including La Flor Dominicana, Punch, and Monte Cristo, shop-goers can enjoy selections in the on-site lounge or by the fire pit on the outdoor patio.
AlSol Hotels & Resorts
For rum and cigar enthusiasts, Anejo’s Cigar & Rhum Museum, part of AlSol Hotels & Resorts, is The destination for the finest selection of local Dominican cigars and premium rums. Guests enjoy top brands of barrel-aged rum in the company of master blender Juan Nolasco.
Closer to Cuba than Miami, Key West’s near-century-old Casa Marina boasts an extensive menu of Rodriguez Cigar Factory cigars at the newly opened rum bar, RUMba. Rodriguez Cigar Factory is the oldest operating cigar manufacturer in the Florida Keys and constructs cigars through the traditional Cuban manufacturing process.