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Updated: April 23, 2018 @ 6:54 pm
Lincoln has plenty of great nightlife in its dive bars. Here are 15 we've found.
Top Hat is at 736 W. Cornhusker Highway. "Friendly owner. Friendly atmosphere. Great drink prices! Awesome place to just go and chill," a Facebook reviewer said.
Bob's Tavern is at 6212 Havelock Ave. "This is nice blue-collar bar for the working man," a Yelp reviewer said. "It's a long room with a long bar, a pool table and a shuffleboard table with some tables toward the back and space for bands to play. The beer is cold and the drinks are cheap."
The Tack Room is at 1445 Cornhusker Highway. A TripAdvisor reviewer said: "Great spot for meeting friends for drinks and entertainment. Make sure to get there early on Friday or you will wait outside."
Spigot is at 1624 O St. One reviewer from out of town said, "We got to chat with several of the regulars. They were pretty cool people, and we ended up having a good time."
Gray's Keg Saloon is at 104 N. 20th St. A Google reviewer's take? "It's a dive bar. Perfect. Friendly bartenders. Great local bands. Bike night. And of course karaoke (and the monthly potluck). But really. It's like Cheers. They know your name. Your friends are there. And you will make new ones."
The 501 Bar & Grill is at 501 W. A St. "Great place, good prices and good food. Check the bands out because that packs the house on weekends," a Yelp reviewer said.
Tam O'Shanter is at 105 S. 25th St. "It is a little icon in Lincoln," a reviewer on TripAdvisor.com said. "The steak was perfect."
Down The Hatch is at 5601 N.W. First St. in the Highlands. Zomato reviewers recommend the happy hour and the pizza.
The Night Owl Pub is located at 3233 1/2 S. 13th St. "Great drinking bar -- no food to speak of other than delivered pizza -- but the atmosphere is awesome," a reviewer on Google said. "They have poker and karaoke on different nights."
Harry's Wonder Bar is at 1621 O St. "This might just be the ultimate dive bar experience in Lincoln!" one reviewer on Yelp said. Another one: "A fun, dive-y, working class sort of bar. Perfectly situated to use the facilities and have a quick drink afterward when you need it on game day."
The StarLite Lounge is at 247 N. Eighth St. FourSquare reviewers rave about the martinis, the Moscow Mule and the happy hour deals.
Luckie's Lounge is at 1101 W. Bond St. near the airport. "What a treat at the end of a long day of driving. Cold beer and decent BBQ," a TripAdvisor.com reviewer said.
The NoWhere Bar is at 2050 Cornhusker Highway. The bar has karaoke or bands on the weekend. "Small town feel and everyone is always friendly!" a TripAdvisor.com reviewer noted.
O'Rourkes Tavern is at 1329 O St. The bar, according to one Yelp reviewer, "features a great variety of craft bottled beer, full liquor bar, and about 10 different beers on tap…You can fill up a bowl of popcorn, fresh and white."
The Watering Hole has locations at 1321 O St., 84th and Holdrege and 1550 S. Coddington Ave. It is known for its wings, "just a good low-key place to get great wings and catch up with friends," one Yelp reviewer said.
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