The Original Biker Bar

Chopper John’s is more than just a bar. It’s a hot spot for rising musicians. A go-to venue for seasoned artists. It’s a place to kick up your feet and enjoy a well-crafted drink without breaking the bank. Chopper John’s is an ever-evolving tavern that pays tribute to its roots while reinventing the meaning of “biker bar.” Because it’s not just any bar, it’s your bar.

Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Chopper John’s is easy to get to and hard to leave. What do we mean by that? Well, we believe in creating a fun yet personable atmosphere, fueled by good music and impeccable customer service. Local bands and national musicians all frequent our stage and we never, ever charge a cover. Why? We don’t want to. Simply put, we enjoy making you happy.

Fantastic Music

At Chopper John’s, all music is gold. From psychobilly to jazz fusion, our stage welcomes musicians of all styles. Just check out our Music & Events page to see which night best suits your musical tastes.

Phenomenal Prices

We said it before and we’ll say it again—we never charge a cover. And with every day happy hour and daily specials, you’ll be sure to find a beverage that satisfies your thirst and your wallet.

Friendly Staff

We pride ourselves on our warm and friendly environment. All of our staff members love working at Chopper John’s, and it’s evident in the first-rate service they continually provide.

Some patrons love us for our music. Some for our awesome drink prices. Others, for our exceptional customer service. And our loyal customers aren’t the only ones. Chopper John’s has won the Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix award twice, and both the Best Biker Bar and Best Hipster Bar once. Oh, and did we forget to mention the Best Neighborhood Bar in Central Phoenix? No? Okay, good.

Needless to say, it's time to pay a visit to Chopper John's.