Dive bar Archive

  • (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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  • (Mile Marker 50, Climax Springs, MO) Scooter’s 1174th bar, first visited in 2016. For almost the entire visit I thought this was an outdoor-only bar, sitting out at a picnic...

    #1174: Red Fox Bar & Grille

    (Mile Marker 50, Climax Springs, MO) Scooter’s 1174th bar, first visited in 2016. For almost the entire visit I thought this was an outdoor-only bar, sitting out at a picnic...

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  • (Mile Marker 61, Edwards, MO) Scooter’s 1173rd bar, first visited in 2016. We had intended to go here before Fatties, but when we arrived they were hosting something called the...

    #1173: Possum Holler

    (Mile Marker 61, Edwards, MO) Scooter’s 1173rd bar, first visited in 2016. We had intended to go here before Fatties, but when we arrived they were hosting something called the...

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  • (Mile Marker 60-1/2, Edwards, MO) Formerly Rendezvous Scooter’s 1172nd bar, first visited in 2016. Odd mix of dive bar and Cracker Barrel. We had some good appetizers and Cari sang...

    #1172: Fatties

    (Mile Marker 60-1/2, Edwards, MO) Formerly Rendezvous Scooter’s 1172nd bar, first visited in 2016. Odd mix of dive bar and Cracker Barrel. We had some good appetizers and Cari sang...

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  • (Mile Marker 59-1/2, Climax Springs, MO) Scooter’s 1171st bar, first visited in 2016. Dive bar with upper and lower level outdoor seating. There’s a gift shop in the back. 296...

    #1171: Moonies

    (Mile Marker 59-1/2, Climax Springs, MO) Scooter’s 1171st bar, first visited in 2016. Dive bar with upper and lower level outdoor seating. There’s a gift shop in the back. 296...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1163rd bar, first visited in 2016. This dive bar was directly acruss the street from the rear exit of our previous bar, and was our last...

    #1163: Silver Dollar Tavern

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1163rd bar, first visited in 2016. This dive bar was directly acruss the street from the rear exit of our previous bar, and was our last...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1161st bar, first visited in 2016. We passed at least half a dozen bars walking over to the south corner of the square, but I’d heard...

    #1161: Paradise Lounge

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1161st bar, first visited in 2016. We passed at least half a dozen bars walking over to the south corner of the square, but I’d heard...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1158th bar, first visited in 2016. A dive-ish bar that shares the same kitchen (and I believe owners) as Eseen Haus but has a different menu....

    #1158: Come Back In

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1158th bar, first visited in 2016. A dive-ish bar that shares the same kitchen (and I believe owners) as Eseen Haus but has a different menu....

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  • (Lyn-Lake, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1154th bar, first visited in 2016. (Also known as “Uptown VFW”) It’s not often that a VFW shows up on nearly every list of must-see bars...

    #1154: James Ballentine VFW Post #246

    (Lyn-Lake, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1154th bar, first visited in 2016. (Also known as “Uptown VFW”) It’s not often that a VFW shows up on nearly every list of must-see bars...

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  • (Hawthorne, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Stand-Up Frank’s Scooter’s 1153rd bar, first visited in 2016. I have a strict rule that I cannot count count a bar on this list if it’s...

    #1153: Donnie Dirk’s Zombie Den

    (Hawthorne, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Stand-Up Frank’s Scooter’s 1153rd bar, first visited in 2016. I have a strict rule that I cannot count count a bar on this list if it’s...

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  • (Downtown, North St. Paul, MN) Scooter’s 1152nd bar, first visited in 2016. Though this was a painfully long Uber ride each way (including requiring an emergency bathroom stop 2/3 of...

    #1152: Neumann’s Bar

    (Downtown, North St. Paul, MN) Scooter’s 1152nd bar, first visited in 2016. Though this was a painfully long Uber ride each way (including requiring an emergency bathroom stop 2/3 of...

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  • (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1151st bar, first visited in 2016. My apologies for the poor outdoor photo, a torrential rainstorm began right as we paid our tab at Nomad...

    #1151: Palmer’s Bar

    (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1151st bar, first visited in 2016. My apologies for the poor outdoor photo, a torrential rainstorm began right as we paid our tab at Nomad...

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  • (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1150th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t originally on our list but the bartender at The Local (who also works here) recommended it. In...

    #1150: Nomad World Pub

    (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1150th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t originally on our list but the bartender at The Local (who also works here) recommended it. In...

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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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  • (Summit-University, St Paul, MN) Scooter’s 1139th bar, first visited in 2016. The oldest craft beer bar in the Twin Cities. It’s hard for be to call it a dive with...

    #1139: The Muddy Pig

    (Summit-University, St Paul, MN) Scooter’s 1139th bar, first visited in 2016. The oldest craft beer bar in the Twin Cities. It’s hard for be to call it a dive with...

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  • (Downtown, Indianapolis, IN) Scooter’s 1137th bar, first visited in 2016. A small but charming dive bar with good food, a tiny canopy in the back parking lot, and a surprisingly...

    #1137: Lockerbie Pub

    (Downtown, Indianapolis, IN) Scooter’s 1137th bar, first visited in 2016. A small but charming dive bar with good food, a tiny canopy in the back parking lot, and a surprisingly...

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  • (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1121st bar, first visited in 2015. The Center Pub is a genuine dive bar located i n Newark’s downtown square, in the front corner of...

    #1121: The Center Pub

    (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1121st bar, first visited in 2015. The Center Pub is a genuine dive bar located i n Newark’s downtown square, in the front corner of...

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  • (East Side, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1120th bar, first visited in 2015. This is a bar I have wanted to visit for years, but I’ve always been too scared to...

    #1120: Old Folks Lounge

    (East Side, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1120th bar, first visited in 2015. This is a bar I have wanted to visit for years, but I’ve always been too scared to...

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  • (East Topeka, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1118th bar, first visited in 2015. This biker bar was rather tricky to get to due to road construction, but was worth the effort to...

    #1118: Whiplash

    (East Topeka, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1118th bar, first visited in 2015. This biker bar was rather tricky to get to due to road construction, but was worth the effort to...

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