Dive bar Archive

  • (Chinook, WA) Scooter’s 1527th bar, first visited in 2022. After we were done exploring Astoria we decided to cross the bridge into Washington and visit the first interesting-looking bar we...

    #1527: The Old Fishtrap

    (Chinook, WA) Scooter’s 1527th bar, first visited in 2022. After we were done exploring Astoria we decided to cross the bridge into Washington and visit the first interesting-looking bar we...

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  • (Buckman, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1522nd bar, first visited in 2022. Though I wanted to, we were not going to stop here because it was getting late and we needed an...

    #1522: My Father’s Place

    (Buckman, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1522nd bar, first visited in 2022. Though I wanted to, we were not going to stop here because it was getting late and we needed an...

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  • (Buckman, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1520th bar, first visited in 2022. I’ve had a t-shirt for this bar for years but had never been, so it was a convenient find that...

    #1520: The Slammer Tavern

    (Buckman, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1520th bar, first visited in 2022. I’ve had a t-shirt for this bar for years but had never been, so it was a convenient find that...

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  • (Humboldt, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1519th bar, first visited in 2022. This wasn’t intended to be our first stop in Portland but the first place on our list, up the street,...

    #1519: The Rambler

    (Humboldt, Portland, OR) Scooter’s 1519th bar, first visited in 2022. This wasn’t intended to be our first stop in Portland but the first place on our list, up the street,...

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  • (Dodge City, KS) Scooter’s 1516th bar, first visited in 2022. After visiting the brewery and the distillery, I realized I need a Guinness to make St. Patrick’s Day official. This...

    #1516: The Doctor’s Office

    (Dodge City, KS) Scooter’s 1516th bar, first visited in 2022. After visiting the brewery and the distillery, I realized I need a Guinness to make St. Patrick’s Day official. This...

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  • (Gladstone, MO) Scooter’s 1510th bar, first visited in 2021. Cute little dive bar in a converted house that I noticed for the first time just before covid then never got...

    #1510: My Other Place

    (Gladstone, MO) Scooter’s 1510th bar, first visited in 2021. Cute little dive bar in a converted house that I noticed for the first time just before covid then never got...

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  • (Downtown, Munising, MI) Scooter’s 1503rd bar, first visited in 2021. I was heading back to rejoin my group at the souvenir store when they notified me they had relocated to...

    #1503: Barge Inn

    (Downtown, Munising, MI) Scooter’s 1503rd bar, first visited in 2021. I was heading back to rejoin my group at the souvenir store when they notified me they had relocated to...

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  • (Downtown, Munising, MI) Scooter’s 1502nd bar, first visited in 2021. I broke off from the main group (who wanted to go back to a souvenir shop we had visited earlier)...

    #1502: East Channel Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Munising, MI) Scooter’s 1502nd bar, first visited in 2021. I broke off from the main group (who wanted to go back to a souvenir shop we had visited earlier)...

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  • (Christmas, MI) Scooter’s 1500th bar, first visited in 2021. This was an awesome vacation find for my 1500th bar! We had some nice appetizers and they had a really great...

    #1500: Duck Pond Eatery and Beer Garden

    (Christmas, MI) Scooter’s 1500th bar, first visited in 2021. This was an awesome vacation find for my 1500th bar! We had some nice appetizers and they had a really great...

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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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  • (Chinatown, San Francisco, CA) Scooter’s 1490th bar, first visited in 2021. Though this was right across the street from Li Po, we didn’t want to risk all the food options...

    #1490: Buddha Lounge

    (Chinatown, San Francisco, CA) Scooter’s 1490th bar, first visited in 2021. Though this was right across the street from Li Po, we didn’t want to risk all the food options...

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  • (Rulo, NE) Scooter’s 1486th bar, first visited in 2021. This place has been on my want-to-visit list for about a dozen years, mainly because I wanted to hang out in...

    #1486: Wild Bill’s Bar & Grill

    (Rulo, NE) Scooter’s 1486th bar, first visited in 2021. This place has been on my want-to-visit list for about a dozen years, mainly because I wanted to hang out in...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1480th bar, first visited in 2021. Back on July 15, 2009, my friend Brandon and I were on the first day of a 5-day bar crawl....

    #1480: The Beacon Lounge

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1480th bar, first visited in 2021. Back on July 15, 2009, my friend Brandon and I were on the first day of a 5-day bar crawl....

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  • (Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1479th bar, first visited in 2021. This place finished me. I was done. Pretty much out of stomach volume and mostly out of liver capacity as well....

    #1479: The Old Pub

    (Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1479th bar, first visited in 2021. This place finished me. I was done. Pretty much out of stomach volume and mostly out of liver capacity as well....

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1478th bar, first visited in 2021. This quirky dive has a large square bar, lots of empty glass bottles of what I believe to be Buddha...

    #1478: The Hot Mess

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1478th bar, first visited in 2021. This quirky dive has a large square bar, lots of empty glass bottles of what I believe to be Buddha...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1476th bar, first visited in 2021. As a long-time denizen of Zoo Bar in Kansas City, I’ve been long trying to visit the famous blues venue...

    #1476: Zoo Bar

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1476th bar, first visited in 2021. As a long-time denizen of Zoo Bar in Kansas City, I’ve been long trying to visit the famous blues venue...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1467th bar, first visited in 2021. I would like to have spent more time here because it seems like a pretty cool place, but it was...

    #1467: Tavern on the Square

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1467th bar, first visited in 2021. I would like to have spent more time here because it seems like a pretty cool place, but it was...

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  • (Bennet, NE) Scooter’s 1464th bar, first visited in 2021. From what it sounds like, this place recently opened under new ownership. The bar is divided into three main seating areas,...

    #1464: Big Ten Tavern

    (Bennet, NE) Scooter’s 1464th bar, first visited in 2021. From what it sounds like, this place recently opened under new ownership. The bar is divided into three main seating areas,...

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  • (Downtown, Nebraska City, NE) Scooter’s 1463rd bar, first visited in 2021. Sports Bar serving pizza that I’ve somehow managed to miss despite passing through Nebraska City numerous times in the...

    #1463: Bing’s Sports Bar

    (Downtown, Nebraska City, NE) Scooter’s 1463rd bar, first visited in 2021. Sports Bar serving pizza that I’ve somehow managed to miss despite passing through Nebraska City numerous times in the...

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  • (North Captiva, FL) Scooter’s 1457th bar, first visited in 2021. Outdoor bar located between the swimming pool and the boat docks that we ended up vising multiple times. I had...

    #1457: Mango’s Pool Bar

    (North Captiva, FL) Scooter’s 1457th bar, first visited in 2021. Outdoor bar located between the swimming pool and the boat docks that we ended up vising multiple times. I had...

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  • (North Captiva, FL) Scooter’s 1456th bar, first visited in 2021. A mostly outdoor bar (there’s a few seats inside) next to the Mainstay restaurant, located near the airstrip on North...

    #1456: Barnacles Bar

    (North Captiva, FL) Scooter’s 1456th bar, first visited in 2021. A mostly outdoor bar (there’s a few seats inside) next to the Mainstay restaurant, located near the airstrip on North...

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