Lounge Archive

  • (Downtown, Crescent City, CA) Scooter’s 1493rd bar, first visited in 2021. We thought this was a cocktail bar based on pictures we saw in Google reviews, but beer and wine...

    #1493: Enoteca

    (Downtown, Crescent City, CA) Scooter’s 1493rd bar, first visited in 2021. We thought this was a cocktail bar based on pictures we saw in Google reviews, but beer and wine...

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  • (Crescent City, CA) Scooter’s 1491st bar, first visited in 2021. We were planning to go to Seaquake Brewing, but they had a nearly 2-hour wait which put it past closing...

    #1491: Seaside Restaurant & Bar

    (Crescent City, CA) Scooter’s 1491st bar, first visited in 2021. We were planning to go to Seaquake Brewing, but they had a nearly 2-hour wait which put it past closing...

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  • (Chinatown, San Francisco, CA) Scooter’s 1489th bar, first visited in 2021. We arrived in Chinatown a little after 8pm and were disappointed to find pretty much everything closed and no...

    #1489: Li Po Cocktail Lounge

    (Chinatown, San Francisco, CA) Scooter’s 1489th bar, first visited in 2021. We arrived in Chinatown a little after 8pm and were disappointed to find pretty much everything closed and no...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1488th bar, first visited in 2021. Not quite a speakeasy,. but pretty close. You have to follow them on Instagram to be apprised of when...

    #1488: Panther’s Place

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1488th bar, first visited in 2021. Not quite a speakeasy,. but pretty close. You have to follow them on Instagram to be apprised of when...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1482nd bar, first visited in 2021. I tried to come here twice earlier on this trip. Both times the door was locked even though I was...

    #1482: V’s Arcade Bar

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1482nd bar, first visited in 2021. I tried to come here twice earlier on this trip. Both times the door was locked even though I was...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1477th bar, first visited in 2021. I almost cut this one off my list because the second half of my planned day was a focus on...

    #1477: Barrymore’s

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1477th bar, first visited in 2021. I almost cut this one off my list because the second half of my planned day was a focus on...

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  • (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, GA) Scooter’s 1454th bar, first visited in 2021. Talked our way in certain we’d been let in to other Delta Sky Clubs even though we...

    #1454: Delta Sky Club

    (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, GA) Scooter’s 1454th bar, first visited in 2021. Talked our way in certain we’d been let in to other Delta Sky Clubs even though we...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1452nd bar, first visited in 2021. The bar in the main lobby of the new Loew’s Hotel. The bar features split-level seating areas with an...

    #1452: Bar Stilwell

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1452nd bar, first visited in 2021. The bar in the main lobby of the new Loew’s Hotel. The bar features split-level seating areas with an...

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  • (Fairbanks International Airport, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1422nd bar, first visited in 2019. This was not an intended destination, but our flight was delayed by a couple of hours. It was...

    #1422: The Local @ FAI

    (Fairbanks International Airport, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1422nd bar, first visited in 2019. This was not an intended destination, but our flight was delayed by a couple of hours. It was...

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  • (SEA-TAC, Seattle, WA) Scooter’s 1413th bar, first visited in 2019. This private lounge was a godsend during two long layovers here. Lots of comfortable places to sprawl out and sleep,...

    #1413: Alaska Airlines North Satellite Lounge

    (SEA-TAC, Seattle, WA) Scooter’s 1413th bar, first visited in 2019. This private lounge was a godsend during two long layovers here. Lots of comfortable places to sprawl out and sleep,...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1409th bar, first visited in 2019. This was stop #2 (but my first new bar) on my birthday bar crawl. One of the first things...

    #1409: Mean Mule Distilling Company

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1409th bar, first visited in 2019. This was stop #2 (but my first new bar) on my birthday bar crawl. One of the first things...

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  • (Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1397th bar, first visited in 2019. Distilleries are outside my wheelhouse, but I wanted to visit every craft establishment in the region so that meant stepping out...

    #1397: Fox Trail Distillery

    (Rogers, AR) Scooter’s 1397th bar, first visited in 2019. Distilleries are outside my wheelhouse, but I wanted to visit every craft establishment in the region so that meant stepping out...

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  • (Joplin, MO) Scooter’s 1391st bar, first visited in 2019. There were a couple of other bars I wanted to check out, but it was getting late and I needed to...

    #1391: Frank’s Lounge

    (Joplin, MO) Scooter’s 1391st bar, first visited in 2019. There were a couple of other bars I wanted to check out, but it was getting late and I needed to...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1383rd bar, first visited in 2019. After more than a decade of dormancy, the basement courtyard of the Wallstreet Tower is alive again! This new...

    #1383: The Clubhouse Experience

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1383rd bar, first visited in 2019. After more than a decade of dormancy, the basement courtyard of the Wallstreet Tower is alive again! This new...

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  • (Great Falls, MT) Scooter’s 1377th bar, first visited in 2019. Who would ever think that the bar in a borderline shady motel would be a tourist attraction? But that’s exactly...

    #1377: Sip ‘n Dip Lounge

    (Great Falls, MT) Scooter’s 1377th bar, first visited in 2019. Who would ever think that the bar in a borderline shady motel would be a tourist attraction? But that’s exactly...

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  • (Glacier National Park, Browning, MT) Scooter’s 1375th bar, first visited in 2019. Despite how the picture looks, this place was absolutely packed so we ended up moving outside the bar...

    #1375: Swiss Lounge

    (Glacier National Park, Browning, MT) Scooter’s 1375th bar, first visited in 2019. Despite how the picture looks, this place was absolutely packed so we ended up moving outside the bar...

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  • (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1362nd bar, first visited in 2019. This is the hotel bar for the Doubletree in downtown Newark, though it has a separate entrace so it’s...

    #1362: Elements

    (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1362nd bar, first visited in 2019. This is the hotel bar for the Doubletree in downtown Newark, though it has a separate entrace so it’s...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1351st bar, first visited in 2019. This is primarily a karaoke bar but we were here way too early for karaoke. So our entertainment was...

    #1351: AJ’s on East Court

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1351st bar, first visited in 2019. This is primarily a karaoke bar but we were here way too early for karaoke. So our entertainment was...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1350th bar, first visited in 2019. The original location! Though it had recently expanded and taken over a second level, it was originally just the...

    #1350: Up-Down DSM

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1350th bar, first visited in 2019. The original location! Though it had recently expanded and taken over a second level, it was originally just the...

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  • (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1325th bar, first visited in 2019. This was another recommendation from a bartender earlier in the day. And we almost missed it, because what looked...

    #1325: At Random

    (Bay View, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1325th bar, first visited in 2019. This was another recommendation from a bartender earlier in the day. And we almost missed it, because what looked...

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  • (Walker’s Point, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1322nd bar, first visited in 2019. This place was recommended to us by the bartender at the previous bar. Along the way we did some...

    #1322: Shaker’s Cigar Bar

    (Walker’s Point, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1322nd bar, first visited in 2019. This place was recommended to us by the bartender at the previous bar. Along the way we did some...

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