Kansas City Archive

  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1577th bar, first visited in 2022. Not-for-profit record label & record store that recently opened a bar/performance venue as an addition to its fundraising...

    #1577: Manor Records

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1577th bar, first visited in 2022. Not-for-profit record label & record store that recently opened a bar/performance venue as an addition to its fundraising...

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1576th bar, first visited in 2022. Cute dive bar with quirky decor and its own original cocktails that opened in October 2022 after an...

    #1576: Hillsiders

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1576th bar, first visited in 2022. Cute dive bar with quirky decor and its own original cocktails that opened in October 2022 after an...

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  • (Piper, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1508th bar, first visited in 2021. This is a bit of a unique find that had only been open for a few weeks. This is...

    #1508: Range 23 Brewing

    (Piper, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1508th bar, first visited in 2021. This is a bit of a unique find that had only been open for a few weeks. This is...

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1495th bar, first visited in 2021. This bar is located in the basement of the St. John’s Catholic Club, attached to the six-lane bowling...

    #1495: St. John’s Catholic Club

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1495th bar, first visited in 2021. This bar is located in the basement of the St. John’s Catholic Club, attached to the six-lane bowling...

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1487th bar, first visited in 2021. We were taking some out of town friends around for drinks when my wife noticed this on the...

    #1487: Sarah’s On The Hill

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1487th bar, first visited in 2021. We were taking some out of town friends around for drinks when my wife noticed this on the...

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  • (Quindaro, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1310th bar, first visited in 2018. We tried to visit this place in 2007, but it was closed. We tried to visit again today and...

    #1310: Firelight Lounge

    (Quindaro, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1310th bar, first visited in 2018. We tried to visit this place in 2007, but it was closed. We tried to visit again today and...

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  • (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1309th bar, first visited in 2018. Happily, this is very much a dive in every sense of the word. I didn’t notice a pool table...

    #1309: Coach Lite Club

    (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1309th bar, first visited in 2018. Happily, this is very much a dive in every sense of the word. I didn’t notice a pool table...

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  • (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1308th bar, first visited in 2018. Despite the outward appearance, this is a genuine sports dive. There’s pool and a patio. I didn’t notice if...

    #1308: Big D’s On The Hill

    (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1308th bar, first visited in 2018. Despite the outward appearance, this is a genuine sports dive. There’s pool and a patio. I didn’t notice if...

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  • (Victory Hills, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1307th bar, first visited in 2018. Nice strip-mall dive-ish bar with great staff. Serves food and has a separate party room that can be...

    #1307: The Dotte Spot

    (Victory Hills, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1307th bar, first visited in 2018. Nice strip-mall dive-ish bar with great staff. Serves food and has a separate party room that can be...

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  • (Victory Hills, Kansas City, KS) Formerly a thrift store Scooter’s 1306th bar, first visited in 2018. This is a brand new upscale bar & grill focusing on cocktails and southern...

    #1306: Elevate Bar & Grill

    (Victory Hills, Kansas City, KS) Formerly a thrift store Scooter’s 1306th bar, first visited in 2018. This is a brand new upscale bar & grill focusing on cocktails and southern...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1305th bar, first visited in 2018. This cute neighborhood pub re-opened in 2018 after having been closed for at least a few years. There’s a...

    #1305: Colonial Club

    (Downtown, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1305th bar, first visited in 2018. This cute neighborhood pub re-opened in 2018 after having been closed for at least a few years. There’s a...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1304th bar, first visited in 2018. Operated by the Wyandotte Nation, this casino features three floors of slots and video poker, a snack bar, and...

    #1304: 7th Street Casino

    (Downtown, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1304th bar, first visited in 2018. Operated by the Wyandotte Nation, this casino features three floors of slots and video poker, a snack bar, and...

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1179th bar, first visited in 2016. In terms of the building, I have technically been here before when it was the Six-Ten Club. But...

    #1179: 403 Club

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1179th bar, first visited in 2016. In terms of the building, I have technically been here before when it was the Six-Ten Club. But...

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1178th bar, first visited in 2016. Dive bar with fantastic sandwiches and a large outdoor patio. First visited as part of a birthday pub...

    #1178: Breit’s Stein & Deli

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1178th bar, first visited in 2016. Dive bar with fantastic sandwiches and a large outdoor patio. First visited as part of a birthday pub...

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1177th bar, first visited in 2016. Visited this dive bar for the first time on a birthday pub crawl. Very friendly bartenders! The building...

    #1177: Fat Matt’s Vortex

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1177th bar, first visited in 2016. Visited this dive bar for the first time on a birthday pub crawl. Very friendly bartenders! The building...

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  • (Indian Springs, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 509th bar, first visited in 2008. 5000 State Avenue Kansas City, KS 66102 [launch map] (913) 287-6733

    #509: Jalisco

    (Indian Springs, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 509th bar, first visited in 2008. 5000 State Avenue Kansas City, KS 66102 [launch map] (913) 287-6733

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  • (Turner, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 505th bar, first visited in 2008. Tiny private club in the railyards. Serves pizza and canned beer. Karaoke on Friday nights. 4448 Speaker Rd Kansas...

    #505: Frederick’s Tikki Bar

    (Turner, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 505th bar, first visited in 2008. Tiny private club in the railyards. Serves pizza and canned beer. Karaoke on Friday nights. 4448 Speaker Rd Kansas...

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  • (KU Med Center area, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 488th bar, first visited in 2008. This wasn’t on our planned route but we decided to knock this one out since we...

    #488: Jaywalkers

    (KU Med Center area, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 488th bar, first visited in 2008. This wasn’t on our planned route but we decided to knock this one out since we...

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  • (Merriam Lane, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 487th bar, first visited in 2008. Across the street from Double T’s, and thankfully lacking in a cover charge. Getting here was a bit...

    #487: Hitching Post

    (Merriam Lane, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 487th bar, first visited in 2008. Across the street from Double T’s, and thankfully lacking in a cover charge. Getting here was a bit...

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  • (Merriam Lane, Kansas City, KS) Formerly Miss Kitty’s Scooter’s 486th bar, first visited in 2008. After getting extremely lost (only Kansas would have a 47th Street curve around on itself...

    #486: Double T’s Roadhouse

    (Merriam Lane, Kansas City, KS) Formerly Miss Kitty’s Scooter’s 486th bar, first visited in 2008. After getting extremely lost (only Kansas would have a 47th Street curve around on itself...

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  • (The Legends, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 466th bar, first visited in 2008. Arcade bar & grill, but the rooftop bar is a nice escape since kids are banned. 1843 Village...

    #466: Dave & Busters

    (The Legends, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 466th bar, first visited in 2008. Arcade bar & grill, but the rooftop bar is a nice escape since kids are banned. 1843 Village...

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