Downtown Archive

  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1149th bar, first visited in 2016. Nice German restaurant / beer hall with a small sidewalk patio. As we approached we noticed a number of people...

    #1149: Gluek’s Restaurant & Bar

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1149th bar, first visited in 2016. Nice German restaurant / beer hall with a small sidewalk patio. As we approached we noticed a number of people...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1148th bar, first visited in 2016. Beautiful and large Irish pub in the heart of downtown with a big sidewalk seating area. I was disappointed to...

    #1148: The Local

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1148th bar, first visited in 2016. Beautiful and large Irish pub in the heart of downtown with a big sidewalk seating area. I was disappointed to...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1145th bar, first visited in 2016. Downtown dive bar, plastered with dollar bills, that opens early for breakfast. I had pancakes and Wild Burnette (brown ale)...

    #1145: Cuzzy’s

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1145th bar, first visited in 2016. Downtown dive bar, plastered with dollar bills, that opens early for breakfast. I had pancakes and Wild Burnette (brown ale)...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1144th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t a planned stop as we had thought it closed at 11pm on Thursdays, but when we passed by...

    #1144: Town Hall Brewery

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1144th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t a planned stop as we had thought it closed at 11pm on Thursdays, but when we passed by...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) 44.972875, -93.247651 Scooter’s 1143rd bar, first visited in 2016. Spacious sorts bar with an attached comedy club. Large rectangular central bar island. I had the Bent Paddle...

    #1143: The Corner Bar

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) 44.972875, -93.247651 Scooter’s 1143rd bar, first visited in 2016. Spacious sorts bar with an attached comedy club. Large rectangular central bar island. I had the Bent Paddle...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1142nd bar, first visited in 2016. Small, popular restaurant + bar. As with most places we visitied in the Twin Cities, it was bustling. I had...

    #1142: Maxwell’s American Pub

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1142nd bar, first visited in 2016. Small, popular restaurant + bar. As with most places we visitied in the Twin Cities, it was bustling. I had...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1141st bar, first visited in 2016. Local microbrewery across the street from the hotel we were originally supposed to stay at before a transformer blew. I...

    #1141: Day Block Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1141st bar, first visited in 2016. Local microbrewery across the street from the hotel we were originally supposed to stay at before a transformer blew. I...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1140th bar, first visited in 2016. Craft beer bar with a good selection of local beers. I had fish & chips, which were good, but I...

    #1140: Republic

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1140th bar, first visited in 2016. Craft beer bar with a good selection of local beers. I had fish & chips, which were good, but I...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) MOVED – No longer at this location. Moved to 600 Hennepin Ave, Ste 170, in March 2010. Scooter’s 157th bar, first visited in 2006. Big Irish-theme restaurant/bar...

    #157: Kieran’s Irish Pub

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) MOVED – No longer at this location. Moved to 600 Hennepin Ave, Ste 170, in March 2010. Scooter’s 157th bar, first visited in 2006. Big Irish-theme restaurant/bar...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 156th bar, first visited in 2006. We had noticed a large group in a fenced area in front of The Gay 90s, a place we had...

    #156: Brass Rail

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 156th bar, first visited in 2006. We had noticed a large group in a fenced area in front of The Gay 90s, a place we had...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) OUT OF BUSINESS Went out of business sometime between 2007-2009. Scooter’s 155th bar, first visited in 2006. This place had several pool tables and we played a...

    #155: New City

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) OUT OF BUSINESS Went out of business sometime between 2007-2009. Scooter’s 155th bar, first visited in 2006. This place had several pool tables and we played a...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) OUT OF BUSINESS Closed in March 2010. Scooter’s 154th bar, first visited in 2006. It’s funny… we remember this place for it’s funky name, but that’s all...

    #154: Sawatdee Bar & Cafe

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) OUT OF BUSINESS Closed in March 2010. Scooter’s 154th bar, first visited in 2006. It’s funny… we remember this place for it’s funky name, but that’s all...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 153rd bar, first visited in 2006. People ordering whole pizzas were directed to the left, people ordering by the slice were directed to the right. The...

    #153: Pizza Luce’ Downtown

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 153rd bar, first visited in 2006. People ordering whole pizzas were directed to the left, people ordering by the slice were directed to the right. The...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 152nd bar, first visited in 2006. Downstairs bar, next to “Refuge”. Square shaped bar. As we were chatting and getting rather lit, two young Asian people...

    #152: Brothers

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 152nd bar, first visited in 2006. Downstairs bar, next to “Refuge”. Square shaped bar. As we were chatting and getting rather lit, two young Asian people...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 151st bar, first visited in 2006. These were the most expensive draws of the night, $11 for 2 Miller Lites! I can’t even imagine what it...

    #151: Loon Cafe

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 151st bar, first visited in 2006. These were the most expensive draws of the night, $11 for 2 Miller Lites! I can’t even imagine what it...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 150th bar, first visited in 2006. This was a cool stop — a long outdoor bar in an alley. Mary was our bartender. We then found,...

    #150: Champps Sports Bar & Cafe

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 150th bar, first visited in 2006. This was a cool stop — a long outdoor bar in an alley. Mary was our bartender. We then found,...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 149th bar, first visited in 2006. This was a pretty upscale place but not snobbily so, and was one of our most expensive beer tabs of...

    #149: O’Donovan’s Irish Pub

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 149th bar, first visited in 2006. This was a pretty upscale place but not snobbily so, and was one of our most expensive beer tabs of...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 148th bar, first visited in 2006. Facing several artistic wall photos of nude men, we glanced around the room and noticed that this placed sold its...

    #148: The Saloon

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 148th bar, first visited in 2006. Facing several artistic wall photos of nude men, we glanced around the room and noticed that this placed sold its...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 147th bar, first visited in 2006. Located in the Orpheum Theater building, this bar boasted two levels plus a patio out back. Our bartender was Gary...

    #147: Mackenzie

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 147th bar, first visited in 2006. Located in the Orpheum Theater building, this bar boasted two levels plus a patio out back. Our bartender was Gary...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 146th bar, first visited in 2006. This was a good quality dive, the kind we love. Another place with a rectangular bar. A Spuds Mackenzie lamp...

    #146: Lee’s Liquor Lounge

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 146th bar, first visited in 2006. This was a good quality dive, the kind we love. Another place with a rectangular bar. A Spuds Mackenzie lamp...

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