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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 930th bar, first visited in 2011. Wiley’s Pub is a converted Pizza Hut (I’ve been to quite a few converted Pizza Hut bars) whose front patio...

    #930: Wiley’s Lounge

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 930th bar, first visited in 2011. Wiley’s Pub is a converted Pizza Hut (I’ve been to quite a few converted Pizza Hut bars) whose front patio...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 929th bar, first visited in 2011. Cagney’s is a wedge-shaped bar that focuses on being a venue for live music. The stage is in a recessed...

    #929: Cagney’s

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 929th bar, first visited in 2011. Cagney’s is a wedge-shaped bar that focuses on being a venue for live music. The stage is in a recessed...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 928th bar, first visited in 2011. Unlike most of the other bars in this part of town that open bright and early, Neighborhood Tavern doesn’t open...

    #928: Neighborhood Tavern

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 928th bar, first visited in 2011. Unlike most of the other bars in this part of town that open bright and early, Neighborhood Tavern doesn’t open...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 927th bar, first visited in 2011. Big biker park, taking up about half of an old strip mall. It’s really not that visible from the street,...

    #927: Last Call Bar & Grill

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 927th bar, first visited in 2011. Big biker park, taking up about half of an old strip mall. It’s really not that visible from the street,...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 926th bar, first visited in 2011. This was a bonus, unexpected find. Tuck’s Bar is a biker-friendly bar attached to the front of Belt Bowl. It...

    #926: Tuck’s Bar

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 926th bar, first visited in 2011. This was a bonus, unexpected find. Tuck’s Bar is a biker-friendly bar attached to the front of Belt Bowl. It...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 925th bar, first visited in 2011. This was a fantastic little bar located right on one of the busiest corners in St. Joseph. The U-shaped bar...

    #925: Hammer Heads

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 925th bar, first visited in 2011. This was a fantastic little bar located right on one of the busiest corners in St. Joseph. The U-shaped bar...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 924th bar, first visited in 2011. Just barely off the beaten path, this is a pretty good sports bar that was pretty busy with people watching...

    #924: Uncle D’s Sports Bar & Grill

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 924th bar, first visited in 2011. Just barely off the beaten path, this is a pretty good sports bar that was pretty busy with people watching...

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  • (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 922nd bar, first visited in 2011. I wasn’t planning on coming here, but for some reason we would up here instead of the more-our-speed Felix...

    #922: Hammerjack’s Rock’n'Roll Sports Bar

    (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 922nd bar, first visited in 2011. I wasn’t planning on coming here, but for some reason we would up here instead of the more-our-speed Felix...

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  • (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 921st bar, first visited in 2011. My exterior photo did not turn out, so I stole this photo from Google Street View. This is technically...

    #921: Shaft Nightclub

    (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 921st bar, first visited in 2011. My exterior photo did not turn out, so I stole this photo from Google Street View. This is technically...

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  • (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 920th bar, first visited in 2011. This dive is located a block down the street from Foster’s. Another responsible bartender working here. B had water...

    #920: Rendezvous Bar & Grill

    (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 920th bar, first visited in 2011. This dive is located a block down the street from Foster’s. Another responsible bartender working here. B had water...

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  • (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 919th bar, first visited in 2011. Fosters is a martini & wine bar primarily. We got here pretty late and they were preparing to close....

    #919: Foster’s

    (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 919th bar, first visited in 2011. Fosters is a martini & wine bar primarily. We got here pretty late and they were preparing to close....

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 918th bar, first visited in 2011. As expected from the outside appearance, this was a good old-school dive. There were two rooms, with the smaller side...

    #918: Long Branch Tavern

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 918th bar, first visited in 2011. As expected from the outside appearance, this was a good old-school dive. There were two rooms, with the smaller side...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 917th bar, first visited in 2011. This is the second location for Norty’s. It used to be located on Messanie, but it burned down in 2007....

    #917: Norty’s Bar & Grill

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 917th bar, first visited in 2011. This is the second location for Norty’s. It used to be located on Messanie, but it burned down in 2007....

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 916th bar, first visited in 2011. We started out about to go the the Frederick Inn, but when we looked inside we decided it looked too...

    #916: Kelly’s Pub

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 916th bar, first visited in 2011. We started out about to go the the Frederick Inn, but when we looked inside we decided it looked too...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 915th bar, first visited in 2011. We had no idea what kind of place this was going to be, as we could find absolutely NO information...

    #915: Big Shots

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 915th bar, first visited in 2011. We had no idea what kind of place this was going to be, as we could find absolutely NO information...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 914th bar, first visited in 2011. This is a great little bar with a really nice semi-covered patio. I saw Golden Tee and lots of flatscreens,...

    #914: Hi-Ho Bar & Grill

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 914th bar, first visited in 2011. This is a great little bar with a really nice semi-covered patio. I saw Golden Tee and lots of flatscreens,...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Formerly Family Tavern Scooter’s 913th bar, first visited in 2011. A dive bar does not get more divey than this. A dive in its purest form, not...

    #913: Pop A Top Tavern

    (St. Joseph, MO) Formerly Family Tavern Scooter’s 913th bar, first visited in 2011. A dive bar does not get more divey than this. A dive in its purest form, not...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Formerly Shamrock Inn Scooter’s 912th bar, first visited in 2011. As far as I can tell this bar has been called the Shamrock for a very long...

    #912: Peterman’s Shamrock

    (St. Joseph, MO) Formerly Shamrock Inn Scooter’s 912th bar, first visited in 2011. As far as I can tell this bar has been called the Shamrock for a very long...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 911th bar, first visited in 2011. This is another really old bar, having opened in either 1898 or 1899 depending on your source. And it’s another...

    #911: Brown Bear Tavern

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 911th bar, first visited in 2011. This is another really old bar, having opened in either 1898 or 1899 depending on your source. And it’s another...

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 910th bar, first visited in 2011. The First Ward House opened in 1878 and is one of the contenders for Oldest Bar West of the Mississippi....

    #910: First Ward House

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 910th bar, first visited in 2011. The First Ward House opened in 1878 and is one of the contenders for Oldest Bar West of the Mississippi....

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 909th bar, first visited in 2011. I’ve seen this place off and on for the past 15 years or so but never stopped in until now....

    #909: Bottoms Up Bar & Grill

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 909th bar, first visited in 2011. I’ve seen this place off and on for the past 15 years or so but never stopped in until now....

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