Dive bar Archive

  • (Independence Square, Independence, MO) Scooter’s 1257th bar, first visited in 2018. I never knew this was here, despite it having been around for about 120 years. A basement restaurant/bar, with...

    #1257: Courthouse Exchange

    (Independence Square, Independence, MO) Scooter’s 1257th bar, first visited in 2018. I never knew this was here, despite it having been around for about 120 years. A basement restaurant/bar, with...

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  • (Downtown, Anchorage, AK) Scooter’s 1255th bar, first visited in 2018. This place came highly recommended as far as dive bars go, but we didn’t get a good chance to get...

    #1255: Darwin’s Theory

    (Downtown, Anchorage, AK) Scooter’s 1255th bar, first visited in 2018. This place came highly recommended as far as dive bars go, but we didn’t get a good chance to get...

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  • (Downtown, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1250th bar, first visited in 2018. The spaces is devided into two distinct rooms — a dimply lit main bar area, and a more brighttly lit...

    #1250: Seward Alehouse

    (Downtown, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1250th bar, first visited in 2018. The spaces is devided into two distinct rooms — a dimply lit main bar area, and a more brighttly lit...

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  • (Downtown, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1248th bar, first visited in 2018. I didn’t manage to make it to all the bars in downtown Seward (Tony’s Bar being my most-regretted unfinished business),...

    #1248: Yukon Bar

    (Downtown, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1248th bar, first visited in 2018. I didn’t manage to make it to all the bars in downtown Seward (Tony’s Bar being my most-regretted unfinished business),...

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  • (Downtown, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1247th bar, first visited in 2018. Researuant/lounge famous for their “Bucket Of Butts” (halibut bites), which I highly recommend! Beer-wise, I had an Amber by Alaskan...

    #1247: Thorn’s Showcase Lounge

    (Downtown, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1247th bar, first visited in 2018. Researuant/lounge famous for their “Bucket Of Butts” (halibut bites), which I highly recommend! Beer-wise, I had an Amber by Alaskan...

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  • (North Pole, AK) Scooter’s 1243rd bar, first visited in 2018. After dinner we drove down to the town of North Pole just say we’d been. But when we discovered it...

    #1243: Elf’s Den

    (North Pole, AK) Scooter’s 1243rd bar, first visited in 2018. After dinner we drove down to the town of North Pole just say we’d been. But when we discovered it...

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  • (Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1240th bar, first visited in 2018. There’s a fireplace inside, and outside there’s a stage and a deck overlooking the Chena River. I had a Hopothermia by...

    #1240: The Boatel

    (Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1240th bar, first visited in 2018. There’s a fireplace inside, and outside there’s a stage and a deck overlooking the Chena River. I had a Hopothermia by...

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  • (Downtown, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1239th bar, first visited in 2018. I never would have guessed that the very first bar I would ever visit in Alaska would be my favorite...

    #1239: Midnight Mine

    (Downtown, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1239th bar, first visited in 2018. I never would have guessed that the very first bar I would ever visit in Alaska would be my favorite...

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  • (Downtown, Bremerton, WA) Scooter’s 1236th bar, first visited in 2018. Popped in to this Navy bar for a short visit after driving around to see the placed I lived when...

    #1236: Horse and Cow

    (Downtown, Bremerton, WA) Scooter’s 1236th bar, first visited in 2018. Popped in to this Navy bar for a short visit after driving around to see the placed I lived when...

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  • (Downtown, Bremerton, WA) Scooter’s 1235th bar, first visited in 2018. This old dive bar is practically the first place you see after stepping out of the ferry terminal. We really...

    #1235: The Drift Inn

    (Downtown, Bremerton, WA) Scooter’s 1235th bar, first visited in 2018. This old dive bar is practically the first place you see after stepping out of the ferry terminal. We really...

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  • (Downtown, Excelsior Springs, MO) Scooter’s 1234th bar, first visited in 2018. Beers consumed: Toasted Lager by Blue Point Brewing Company , Siloam Irish Stout , McCleary’s Scottish Ale, Atlas Brew,...

    #1234: Atlas Saloon & Brewery

    (Downtown, Excelsior Springs, MO) Scooter’s 1234th bar, first visited in 2018. Beers consumed: Toasted Lager by Blue Point Brewing Company , Siloam Irish Stout , McCleary’s Scottish Ale, Atlas Brew,...

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  • (French Quarter, New Orleans, LA) Scooter’s 1230th bar, first visited in 2018. After we split off from the rest of the group that had kids with them, we had time...

    #1230: Johnny White’s Corner Pub

    (French Quarter, New Orleans, LA) Scooter’s 1230th bar, first visited in 2018. After we split off from the rest of the group that had kids with them, we had time...

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  • (Perdido Key, Pensacola, FL) Scooter’s 1226th bar, first visited in 2018. After we realized the Florida state line was about 15 miles from our beach house, we drove the 15...

    #1226: Flora-Bama

    (Perdido Key, Pensacola, FL) Scooter’s 1226th bar, first visited in 2018. After we realized the Florida state line was about 15 miles from our beach house, we drove the 15...

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  • (Gulf Shores, AL) Scooter’s 1225th bar, first visited in 2018. This isn’t the only dive in Gulf Shores, but it was the easiest for me to find. This place is...

    #1225: Mud Bugs

    (Gulf Shores, AL) Scooter’s 1225th bar, first visited in 2018. This isn’t the only dive in Gulf Shores, but it was the easiest for me to find. This place is...

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  • (Tupelo, MS) Scooter’s 1224th bar, first visited in 2018. We were staying the night in Tupelo and decided to go out. All the downtown bars were to crowded with college...

    #1224: Shade Tree Lounge

    (Tupelo, MS) Scooter’s 1224th bar, first visited in 2018. We were staying the night in Tupelo and decided to go out. All the downtown bars were to crowded with college...

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1222nd bar, first visited in 2018. Private club that I’d tried twice to get into, and after 11 years I finally found a member...

    #1222: Strawberry South

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1222nd bar, first visited in 2018. Private club that I’d tried twice to get into, and after 11 years I finally found a member...

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  • (Gladstone Plaza, Gladstone, MO) Formerly Rent-a-Center Scooter’s 1220th bar, first visited in 2017. I’d heard about this for a month or so and we finaly got a chance to stop...

    #1220: Pepperoni Pub

    (Gladstone Plaza, Gladstone, MO) Formerly Rent-a-Center Scooter’s 1220th bar, first visited in 2017. I’d heard about this for a month or so and we finaly got a chance to stop...

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  • (Boquillas Del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico) Scooter’s 1218th bar, first visited in 2017. If you want a margarita, you need to go to one of the two restaurants in down. This...

    #1218: Park Bar

    (Boquillas Del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico) Scooter’s 1218th bar, first visited in 2017. If you want a margarita, you need to go to one of the two restaurants in down. This...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1202nd bar, first visited in 2017. FANTASTIC historic dive bar, an old school gem in a highly-gentrified neighborhood. Great people, great times, and a great...

    #1202: Locust Tap

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1202nd bar, first visited in 2017. FANTASTIC historic dive bar, an old school gem in a highly-gentrified neighborhood. Great people, great times, and a great...

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  • (Downtown, Gardiner, MT) Scooter’s 1197th bar, first visited in 2017. The bar is devided into three sections: A front main bar, a back billiard room, and then a front outdoor...

    #1197: Two Bit Saloon

    (Downtown, Gardiner, MT) Scooter’s 1197th bar, first visited in 2017. The bar is devided into three sections: A front main bar, a back billiard room, and then a front outdoor...

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  • (Downtown, Gardiner, MT) Scooter’s 1196th bar, first visited in 2017. Dive-ish bar with a pool table, and a casino in the back. I had a Moose Drool Brown Ale by...

    #1196: Red’s Blue Goose Saloon

    (Downtown, Gardiner, MT) Scooter’s 1196th bar, first visited in 2017. Dive-ish bar with a pool table, and a casino in the back. I had a Moose Drool Brown Ale by...

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