Dive bar Archive

  • (Forest Home Hills, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1327th bar, first visited in 2019. I have been to a ton of dive bars. Up to the point of this writing, I had...

    #1327: Holler House

    (Forest Home Hills, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1327th bar, first visited in 2019. I have been to a ton of dive bars. Up to the point of this writing, I had...

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  • (Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1326th bar, first visited in 2019. We had been having such a good time at At Random that we were in serious danger of...

    #1326: Wolski’s Tavern

    (Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1326th bar, first visited in 2019. We had been having such a good time at At Random that we were in serious danger of...

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  • (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1324th bar, first visited in 2019. The other neighborhood bar near our AirBNB, this was just a few minutes walk east from Sam’s Tap and...

    #1324: The Bubbler

    (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1324th bar, first visited in 2019. The other neighborhood bar near our AirBNB, this was just a few minutes walk east from Sam’s Tap and...

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  • (Harbor View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1320th bar, first visited in 2019. Back last November, a couple of Canadians came into Zoo Bar on a Saturday. They liked to travel, and...

    #1320: George’s Pub

    (Harbor View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1320th bar, first visited in 2019. Back last November, a couple of Canadians came into Zoo Bar on a Saturday. They liked to travel, and...

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  • (Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1317th bar, first visited in 2019. At the other end of the block from Fink’s was arrived at the bar we were originally heading...

    #1317: Scaffidi’s Hideout

    (Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1317th bar, first visited in 2019. At the other end of the block from Fink’s was arrived at the bar we were originally heading...

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  • (Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1316th bar, first visited in 2019. While we were eating at Red Lion we did some googling and found a place called Scaffidi’s Hideout...

    #1316: Fink’s

    (Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1316th bar, first visited in 2019. While we were eating at Red Lion we did some googling and found a place called Scaffidi’s Hideout...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1314th bar, first visited in 2019. An odd fusion of Chinese, Italian, and Polynesian in a borderline dive-bar setiing that somehow comes together and works....

    #1314: Fong’s Pizza

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1314th bar, first visited in 2019. An odd fusion of Chinese, Italian, and Polynesian in a borderline dive-bar setiing that somehow comes together and works....

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  • (Quindaro, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1310th bar, first visited in 2018. We tried to visit this place in 2007, but it was closed. We tried to visit again today and...

    #1310: Firelight Lounge

    (Quindaro, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1310th bar, first visited in 2018. We tried to visit this place in 2007, but it was closed. We tried to visit again today and...

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  • (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1309th bar, first visited in 2018. Happily, this is very much a dive in every sense of the word. I didn’t notice a pool table...

    #1309: Coach Lite Club

    (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1309th bar, first visited in 2018. Happily, this is very much a dive in every sense of the word. I didn’t notice a pool table...

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  • (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1308th bar, first visited in 2018. Despite the outward appearance, this is a genuine sports dive. There’s pool and a patio. I didn’t notice if...

    #1308: Big D’s On The Hill

    (Argentine, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1308th bar, first visited in 2018. Despite the outward appearance, this is a genuine sports dive. There’s pool and a patio. I didn’t notice if...

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  • (Victory Hills, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1307th bar, first visited in 2018. Nice strip-mall dive-ish bar with great staff. Serves food and has a separate party room that can be...

    #1307: The Dotte Spot

    (Victory Hills, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1307th bar, first visited in 2018. Nice strip-mall dive-ish bar with great staff. Serves food and has a separate party room that can be...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1305th bar, first visited in 2018. This cute neighborhood pub re-opened in 2018 after having been closed for at least a few years. There’s a...

    #1305: Colonial Club

    (Downtown, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1305th bar, first visited in 2018. This cute neighborhood pub re-opened in 2018 after having been closed for at least a few years. There’s a...

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  • (Five Points, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1291st bar, first visited in 2018. My googling turned up a craft beer dive not far away, so we decided to make one last stop...

    #1291: Star Bar

    (Five Points, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1291st bar, first visited in 2018. My googling turned up a craft beer dive not far away, so we decided to make one last stop...

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  • (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1280th bar, first visited in 2018. We began out day with a good breakfast nearby at The Butcher Block, but we greatly over-estimated...

    #1280: Welcome Inn

    (River North Arts District, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1280th bar, first visited in 2018. We began out day with a good breakfast nearby at The Butcher Block, but we greatly over-estimated...

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  • (Congress Park, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1278th bar, first visited in 2018. This cute little diver bar was about a block over from Crerebral, and I instantly fell in love with...

    #1278: PS Lounge

    (Congress Park, Denver, CO) Scooter’s 1278th bar, first visited in 2018. This cute little diver bar was about a block over from Crerebral, and I instantly fell in love with...

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  • (Milliken, CO) Scooter’s 1272nd bar, first visited in 2018. We were heading to Fort Collins and I had found nice little family diner to stop for breakfast along the way....

    #1272: Burnout Grill

    (Milliken, CO) Scooter’s 1272nd bar, first visited in 2018. We were heading to Fort Collins and I had found nice little family diner to stop for breakfast along the way....

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  • (Downtown, Colby, KS) Scooter’s 1271st bar, first visited in 2018. This dive bar was intended to be a dinner stop (I’d seen great things about their burgers and they were...

    #1271: The B-Hive

    (Downtown, Colby, KS) Scooter’s 1271st bar, first visited in 2018. This dive bar was intended to be a dinner stop (I’d seen great things about their burgers and they were...

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  • (Beaver, KS) Scooter’s 1268th bar, first visited in 2018. When you have a chance to visit a brewery that’s located in a town with a population of 34 in the...

    #1268: Beaver Brewery at Mo’s Place

    (Beaver, KS) Scooter’s 1268th bar, first visited in 2018. When you have a chance to visit a brewery that’s located in a town with a population of 34 in the...

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  • (Salina, KS) Scooter’s 1267th bar, first visited in 2018. I’m not sure how I missed this place in 2007, considering it’s along the route I would have taken to The...

    #1267: Maggie Mae’s

    (Salina, KS) Scooter’s 1267th bar, first visited in 2018. I’m not sure how I missed this place in 2007, considering it’s along the route I would have taken to The...

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  • (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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