Upscale Archive

  • (Plaza, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1214th bar, first visited in 2017. Stopped in for a drink and to wish the bartender (a friend of ours) a happy birthday. 4740 Grand...

    #1214: Grand Street Cafe

    (Plaza, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1214th bar, first visited in 2017. Stopped in for a drink and to wish the bartender (a friend of ours) a happy birthday. 4740 Grand...

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  • (Argosy Casino, Riverside, MO) Scooter’s 1180th bar, first visited in 2016. Craft beer bar with a large, frequently-rotating selection and a great food menu too. Features a self-service beer wall...

    #1180: 99 Hops House

    (Argosy Casino, Riverside, MO) Scooter’s 1180th bar, first visited in 2016. Craft beer bar with a large, frequently-rotating selection and a great food menu too. Features a self-service beer wall...

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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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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1148th bar, first visited in 2016. Beautiful and large Irish pub in the heart of downtown with a big sidewalk seating area. I was disappointed to...

    #1148: The Local

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1148th bar, first visited in 2016. Beautiful and large Irish pub in the heart of downtown with a big sidewalk seating area. I was disappointed to...

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  • (Westport, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1130th bar, first visited in 2016. Stopped in here for a quick drink while waiting for my table to open up at another place across...

    #1130: Harry’s Bar and Tables

    (Westport, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1130th bar, first visited in 2016. Stopped in here for a quick drink while waiting for my table to open up at another place across...

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  • (Parkville Commons, Parkville, MO) Scooter’s 1129th bar, first visited in 2016. A borderline upscale suburban restaurant/bar with good food and a solid rotating selection of craft and import beer. 6325...

    #1129: Rusty Horse Tavern

    (Parkville Commons, Parkville, MO) Scooter’s 1129th bar, first visited in 2016. A borderline upscale suburban restaurant/bar with good food and a solid rotating selection of craft and import beer. 6325...

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  • (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1125th bar, first visited in 2015. Most of our group had not tried mead before, so half of us went with the safe bet, the Apple...

    #1125: Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar

    (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1125th bar, first visited in 2015. Most of our group had not tried mead before, so half of us went with the safe bet, the Apple...

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  • (Westport, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1119th bar, first visited in 2015. We met here for brunch with my family. We almost didn’t go — parking was difficult and once we...

    #1119: Beer Kitchen

    (Westport, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1119th bar, first visited in 2015. We met here for brunch with my family. We almost didn’t go — parking was difficult and once we...

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  • (Downtown, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1099th bar, first visited in 2015. The restaurant is on one side of the building, the pub is on the other. There’s outdoor seating in the...

    #1099: The Celtic Fox Irish Pub

    (Downtown, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1099th bar, first visited in 2015. The restaurant is on one side of the building, the pub is on the other. There’s outdoor seating in the...

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  • (Downtown, Emporia, KS) Scooter’s 1089th bar, first visited in 2015. A laid-back lounge, located upstairs from the Casa Ramos Mexican restaurant. They feature rotating selections of craft beers and some...

    #1089: The Trophy Room

    (Downtown, Emporia, KS) Scooter’s 1089th bar, first visited in 2015. A laid-back lounge, located upstairs from the Casa Ramos Mexican restaurant. They feature rotating selections of craft beers and some...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1073rd bar, first visited in 2015. I’ve known about this place since it opened a while back, but bring that it’s in a spot that’s...

    #1073: The Belfry

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1073rd bar, first visited in 2015. I’ve known about this place since it opened a while back, but bring that it’s in a spot that’s...

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  • (Riverfront, St. Charles, MO) Scooter’s 1056th bar, first visited in 2014. This massive brewpub is located right on the banks of the Missouri River. I don’t remember a lot of...

    #1056: Trailhead Brewing Company

    (Riverfront, St. Charles, MO) Scooter’s 1056th bar, first visited in 2014. This massive brewpub is located right on the banks of the Missouri River. I don’t remember a lot of...

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  • (Downtown, St. Louis, MO) Scooter’s 1052nd bar, first visited in 2014. Nice microbrewery in the heart of Laclede’s Landing in downtown St. Louis. The brewery occupies at least two floors...

    #1052: Morgan Street Brewery

    (Downtown, St. Louis, MO) Scooter’s 1052nd bar, first visited in 2014. Nice microbrewery in the heart of Laclede’s Landing in downtown St. Louis. The brewery occupies at least two floors...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1012th bar, first visited in 2014. This re-creation of a restaurant that occupied this space nearly a century earlier has help save a building that...

    #1012: Milwaukee Delicatessen Company

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1012th bar, first visited in 2014. This re-creation of a restaurant that occupied this space nearly a century earlier has help save a building that...

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  • (Downtown, Falls City, NE) Scooter’s 995th bar, first visited in 2013. We had three bars to choose from in Falls City, and this is the one we ended up at....

    #995: The Would Eye

    (Downtown, Falls City, NE) Scooter’s 995th bar, first visited in 2013. We had three bars to choose from in Falls City, and this is the one we ended up at....

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  • (Highlands, Louisville, KY) Scooter’s 956th bar, first visited in 2012. We had a quick dinner here Saturday evening before returning to the Lebowski Fest. Ken had a BBQ chicken breast...

    #956: O’Shea’s Irish Pub

    (Highlands, Louisville, KY) Scooter’s 956th bar, first visited in 2012. We had a quick dinner here Saturday evening before returning to the Lebowski Fest. Ken had a BBQ chicken breast...

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  • (Highlands, Louisville, KY) Scooter’s 955th bar, first visited in 2012. This is one of those rare places that straddles the line between dive and upscale. There were touches of old-school...

    #955: Molly Malone’s Irish Pub

    (Highlands, Louisville, KY) Scooter’s 955th bar, first visited in 2012. This is one of those rare places that straddles the line between dive and upscale. There were touches of old-school...

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  • (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 919th bar, first visited in 2011. Fosters is a martini & wine bar primarily. We got here pretty late and they were preparing to close....

    #919: Foster’s

    (Downtown, St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 919th bar, first visited in 2011. Fosters is a martini & wine bar primarily. We got here pretty late and they were preparing to close....

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  • (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 910th bar, first visited in 2011. The First Ward House opened in 1878 and is one of the contenders for Oldest Bar West of the Mississippi....

    #910: First Ward House

    (St. Joseph, MO) Scooter’s 910th bar, first visited in 2011. The First Ward House opened in 1878 and is one of the contenders for Oldest Bar West of the Mississippi....

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  • (North Historic District, Savannah, GA) Scooter’s 888th bar, first visited in 2011. This was located right next to JJ Bonerz, but since it didn’t open until 5pm I wasn’t able...

    #888: Churchill’s British Pub

    (North Historic District, Savannah, GA) Scooter’s 888th bar, first visited in 2011. This was located right next to JJ Bonerz, but since it didn’t open until 5pm I wasn’t able...

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  • (North Historic District, Savannah, GA) Scooter’s 879th bar, first visited in 2011. A Scottish style pub just off the main drag of Savannah’s City Market, complete with kilt-wearing bartenders. Well-maintained...

    #879: Molly Macpherson’s Scottish Pub & Grill

    (North Historic District, Savannah, GA) Scooter’s 879th bar, first visited in 2011. A Scottish style pub just off the main drag of Savannah’s City Market, complete with kilt-wearing bartenders. Well-maintained...

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