Lounge 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 1256th bar, first visited in 2018. This was billed to us as “the second oldest bar in Anchorage” as well as “the oldest bar in downtown...

    #1256: F Street Station

    (Downtown, Anchorage, AK) Scooter’s 1256th bar, first visited in 2018. This was billed to us as “the second oldest bar in Anchorage” as well as “the oldest bar in downtown...

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  • (Small Boat Harbor, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1252nd bar, first visited in 2018. We had about 45 minutes to kill between finishing a boat cruise and the arrival of our bus...

    #1252: Ray’s Waterfront

    (Small Boat Harbor, Seward, AK) Scooter’s 1252nd bar, first visited in 2018. We had about 45 minutes to kill between finishing a boat cruise and the arrival of our bus...

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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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  • (Denali Park Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK) Scooter’s 1246th bar, first visited in 2018. A small bar located in the back of the main lodge at Denali Park...

    #1246: Lucky Miss Saloon

    (Denali Park Village, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK) Scooter’s 1246th bar, first visited in 2018. A small bar located in the back of the main lodge at Denali Park...

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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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  • (Fox, AK) Scooter’s 1242nd bar, first visited in 2018. I had sat down planning to order something more sensible to eat, but my wife insisted that I can’t come 3,500...

    #1242: The Turtle Club

    (Fox, AK) Scooter’s 1242nd bar, first visited in 2018. I had sat down planning to order something more sensible to eat, but my wife insisted that I can’t come 3,500...

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  • (Pahaska Tepee, Cody, WY) Scooter’s 1193rd bar, first visited in 2017. A tiny little lounge in the corner of the main lodge of a cabin resort. Very nicely decorated and...

    #1193: Tepee Tavern

    (Pahaska Tepee, Cody, WY) Scooter’s 1193rd bar, first visited in 2017. A tiny little lounge in the corner of the main lodge of a cabin resort. Very nicely decorated and...

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  • (Vivion West, Northmoor, MO) Scooter’s 1181st bar, first visited in 2016. Hookah bar that had just recently opened for business. Nice plush lounge areas, and a back pool room with...

    #1181: Mir’s Bar & Grill and Hookah Lounge

    (Vivion West, Northmoor, MO) Scooter’s 1181st bar, first visited in 2016. Hookah bar that had just recently opened for business. Nice plush lounge areas, and a back pool room with...

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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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  • (Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1169th bar, first visited in 2016. Large restaurant and bar featuring good BBQ and a beer garden with several lawn games. In addition to burnt ends...

    #1169: Char Bar

    (Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1169th bar, first visited in 2016. Large restaurant and bar featuring good BBQ and a beer garden with several lawn games. In addition to burnt ends...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1166th bar, first visited in 2016. Mexican Restauarant/bar that I’d been meaning to try for years and kept forgetting to. I had fried tacos and...

    #1166: La Fonda El Taquito

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1166th bar, first visited in 2016. Mexican Restauarant/bar that I’d been meaning to try for years and kept forgetting to. I had fried tacos and...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1159th bar, first visited in 2016. Madison’s oldest currently-operating brewpub encompasses two buildings on the eastern corner of the outer ring of the Capitol Square. The...

    #1159: Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1159th bar, first visited in 2016. Madison’s oldest currently-operating brewpub encompasses two buildings on the eastern corner of the outer ring of the Capitol Square. The...

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  • (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1157th bar, first visited in 2016. German restaurant with a covered outdoor seating area and an enevaled bar area indoors. We were hungry but wanted something...

    #1157: Essen Haus

    (Downtown, Madison, WI) Scooter’s 1157th bar, first visited in 2016. German restaurant with a covered outdoor seating area and an enevaled bar area indoors. We were hungry but wanted something...

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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, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1149th bar, first visited in 2016. Nice German restaurant / beer hall with a small sidewalk patio. As we approached we noticed a number of people...

    #1149: Gluek’s Restaurant & Bar

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1149th bar, first visited in 2016. Nice German restaurant / beer hall with a small sidewalk patio. As we approached we noticed a number of people...

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  • (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1147th bar, first visited in 2016. New incarnation in a new location, so ten years later, to the day, I get to claim it again! Large...

    #1147: Psycho Suzi’s Motor Lounge

    (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1147th bar, first visited in 2016. New incarnation in a new location, so ten years later, to the day, I get to claim it again! Large...

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  • (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Psycho Suzi’s Scooter’s 1146th bar, first visited in 2016. Kitschy to borderline bizarre country-club themed bar, complete with event space, a restaurant, indoor and outdoor dining/drinking,...

    #1146: Betty Danger’s Country Club

    (Nordeast, Minneapolis, MN) Formerly Psycho Suzi’s Scooter’s 1146th bar, first visited in 2016. Kitschy to borderline bizarre country-club themed bar, complete with event space, a restaurant, indoor and outdoor dining/drinking,...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1142nd bar, first visited in 2016. Small, popular restaurant + bar. As with most places we visitied in the Twin Cities, it was bustling. I had...

    #1142: Maxwell’s American Pub

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1142nd bar, first visited in 2016. Small, popular restaurant + bar. As with most places we visitied in the Twin Cities, it was bustling. I had...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1140th bar, first visited in 2016. Craft beer bar with a good selection of local beers. I had fish & chips, which were good, but I...

    #1140: Republic

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1140th bar, first visited in 2016. Craft beer bar with a good selection of local beers. I had fish & chips, which were good, but I...

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  • (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1124th bar, first visited in 2015. What a lot of fun this place was! We spent well over an hour here, enjoying appetizers and multiple rounds...

    #1124: Grass Skirt Tiki Room

    (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1124th bar, first visited in 2015. What a lot of fun this place was! We spent well over an hour here, enjoying appetizers and multiple rounds...

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