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Bars Categorized as Eau Claire (all)

Eau Claire Water Street

American Legion Post 53

This bar, open to the public, often serves up its beers in iced mugs. Their dance floor and jukebox make a winning combination, and happy hour specials will satiate your thirst. Choose from three specialty beers and five on tap or join in their dart and cribbage leagues. Monthly chicken and fried fish dinners. Upstairs and downstairs party halls - which can service up to 200 people - are available for private booking.

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Eau Claire South

Azul Tequila

With a warm-colored glow, this Mexican-themed bar is your destination for import beers (all roughly 25 of them) and traditional margaritas, all can be served with crisp, delicate chips and zingy salsa – for free. Azul Tequila has happy hour all day, every day, serves food, and has beers on tap.

2503 London Rd, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 12

Eau Claire Westside

Bowl Winkle's

Bowl Winkle’s boasts a newly remodeled 24-lane bowling area, complete with 55-inch monitors at every lane. Whether you’re a league competitor or a casual bowler, this is the place to roll 10 frames and then check out the game room for pool, darts, or even air hockey. While the bar has four beers on tap as well as Leinie’s seasonal brews, Bowl Winkle’s specializes in Long Island iced teas served in quart-sized jars. Kids who come in on their birthdays can celebrate with a T-shirt, wristband, and a real bowling pin bedecked with balloons!

1616 N Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire North

Brickhouse Pub & Grub

This is a classic after-work kind of bar. The bartenders remember your name, the beer is cheap and domestic (eight taps), and the food is simple, but good. They've got pool (with a league), darts, touch-screens, and video games, but shuffleboard is king. A hall is available for large events; a balcony for small parties.

2233 Birch St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 4

Eau Claire Water Street

Brothers

Brothers is a college town kind of bar known for nightly specials and its happy hour (4 to 8pm with free pool and darts). They have an impressive 30 taps, 18 of which are specialties, as well as foosball and free popcorn. And, of course, dancing occurs, to the latest pop, country, and hip hop hits.

324 Water St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire South

Buffalo Wild Wings

Best Of

Known for its mammoth TV screens and sports paraphernalia, BWW also has a pretty extensive tap line, offering 24 beers, of which 18 are microbrews or imports. Touch-screen games and trivia are popular, along with the wings, which are served past 10pm. Outdoor patio. Voted Best Bar to Watch the Big Game for nine straight years by V1 readers.

4612 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 31

Eau Claire Eastside

Cancun Mexican Grill

This family owned, sit-down Mexican restaurant and bar is known for its loud, happy atmosphere. Order a margarita in strawberry, raspberry, mango, peach, banana, tamarindo, or regular – happy hour runs all day Monday and Tuesday. If you're a beer drinker, they have two specialty choices and six on tap. Party room available.

2120 Highland Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire North

Cancun Mexican Grill

This family owned, sit-down Mexican restaurant and bar is known for its loud, happy atmosphere. Order a margarita in strawberry, raspberry, mango, peach, banana, tamarindo, or regular. If you're a beer drinker, they have two specialty choices and six on tap. Come in on your birthday for a free shot!

2713 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire Downtown

Dive

Dive is the second-floor bar and lounge in the newly remodeled Lismore hotel in downtown Eau Claire. The bar’s name may be watery – the bar is where the swimming pool used to be – but the drinks won’t be: Dive promises an “exciting, fresh cocktail menu” as well as a “stellar wine list and great craft beers.” Roof seating will allow you to watch the hustle and bustle of downtown Eau Claire below. An array of $5 small plate food offerings will be available after 10pm. Opening spring 2016.

333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Westside

Do Dodge Inn

Do Dodge Inn opens at 6am, and if you want a drink this early, you can choose from their nine specialty beers and four taps. They have pool, darts, and touch-screen games. For those who are hungry late at night, Do Dodge Inn serves food after 10pm.

1339 Menomonie St, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

Double Day’s Sports Bar and Grill

This spacious bar on London Road is a great place to kick back and watch the game, with plenty of TVs stationed at every angle. With 10 beers on tap and over 10 specialty beers on rotation to boot, plus happy hour on weekdays, there's much to love. They also boast a dance floor where a DJ plays every Friday and Saturday, and a separate pool room. They also have darts and leagues.

3020 London Rd, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Elbow Room

Come check out all the new renovations at the Elbow Room! They went from five taps to a ten tap system, and will be adding a new patio and outdoor beer garden this spring. Serves pizza, and is outfitted with a pool table (leagues available Tuesdays and Thursdays) and dart boards. Bean bag, softball, and pool leagues available, and they're always looking to start more. Packer paraphernalia abounds, as does elbow room. Happy hours run Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays 4-6 p.m. Free snacks are available. Pizza and other snacks available after 10pm, and they have too many specialty beers to list. Come in on your birthday to receive a free drink.

679 Wisconsin St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Westside

Elk Lake Tavern

In winter, Elk Lake is popular because of its proximity to a snowmobile trail; in summer they're known for events like poker runs. Cheap drinks don't hurt their rep, either. Frozen pizzas are available all day and after 10 p.m. They have an outdoor patio, leagues for bean bags and pool. Also available are darts, touch-screen games, free popcorn, snacks on game days, two taps, and a party room that holds 30.

10500 W Cameron Ave, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Outskirts

Family Farms Market

Just 10 miles south of Eau Claire, Family Farms Market is a destination for specialty coffee, wine, or microbrew beer. Enjoy your drink alongside the fireplace with a gourmet sandwich or wrap, fresh salad, homemade pizza or soup, or delicious dessert. Customers can also find natural and organic products as well as some of the best cheese, produce, and meat Wisconsin has to offer.

50684 N. Main St., Eleva, WI

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Eau Claire South

Famous Dave's

Known for its ribs, this lively BBQ place gets the salivary glands going. Try the Devil Spit Bloody Mary, made with one of the spicier BBQ sauces. The bar (which seats 14) boasts 18 specialty beers along with seven on tap. Happy hour is 2-6pm and 8:45pm to close every day. Food after 10pm on weekends, free chips, party room seats 40.

2911 Mall Dr., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

The Fire House

Best Of

Named for its firefighting theme, the high-ceilinged Fire House is famous for its formidable beer selection and chill atmosphere. They have 38 taps and two casks, all with regularly rotating specialty beers, mostly microbrews and craft beers from Wisconsin. Happy hour is everyday from 4 to 7pm, and from 2 to 7pm on Fridays. They have darts, arcade and touch-screen games, and free popcorn to munch on.

202 Gibson St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 13

Eau Claire Eastside

Five O'Clock Club

Best Of

When the clock strikes Five O'Clock and you've got a drink, your next drink will be free. Such is the reason for the moniker of this small tavern off Hastings Way. They're best known for top-shelf karaoke every night, except Thursdays, and Packer games with free food and drink (if they score). They have eight taps, darts, touch-screen games, T.V. trivia, and a big outdoor patio. Come in for their happy hour 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. every day. Annually ranked as one of the Valley's best karaoke spots by V1 readers.

2240 Fenwick Ave, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire Outskirts

Fox Run Tavern

Starting as a small country bar, Fox Run has ramped up their outdoor sporting options, and now they're a perfect blend of the two. They have a ginormous deck and leagues for kickball, softball, volleyball, horseshoes, and bean bags. Indoors, they have pool, darts, and arcade games. Happy hour is 11am to 6:30pm weekdays with karaoke multiple times a week. Free popcorn, eleven taps, ten specialty beers. Serves food (wraps, pizzas, burgers, grinders, appetizers) until 10 pm.

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Eau Claire South

From the Vine Wine Room

Best Of

From The Vine is one of Eau Claire's premier wine bars, offering a rotating cast of wines from around the world, all available for sampling in small sizes. The cozy space is adorned with couches and is perfect for conversation. Beer and cider are also available. Won Best Wine Selection in 2014 V1 reader poll.

2526 Golf Rd., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

Fuji Sushi & Steak House

"Sake" it to me! Fuji's full sake menu will not disappoint. Three beers are served on tap, and several imported beers are also available. Happy hour is  4-6pm Monday through Thursday, where tap beers are 99 cents. Check out their martini/sushi special on Tuesday nights: Customers can create their own martini and sushi dinner combo for a discount. Like no other bar in the Chippewa Valley, Fuji Sushi & Steakhouse is truly a unique experience.

4864 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Galloway Grille

Whether you pull up a seat at a high table, a booth, the patio, or right up at the bar, you'll know Galloway Grille for its historic downtown decor and pub fare menu. Of course, it doesn't hurt to have 15 taps and specialty beers on hand. Get your happy hour taps from 2 to 6pm every day, or order half-price appetizers at the bar Tuesday through Friday from 2 to 5pm. Party room can hold about 25 people.

409 Galloway St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 33

Eau Claire South

Geno's Pizza

Geno’s boasts it has “Eau Claire’s best pizza,” but it’s got a full bar, too. Wash town your favorite Italian pie with a wide selection of craft and domestic brews on tap. If you’re of drinking age and are looking for something sweet, order up a Not Your Father’s Root Beer Float.

5110 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Girolamo's Court 'n House

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Most nights, this long-time hotspot is a casual place for talking. But on Thursday it's overtaken by burger and karaoke madness, and on Sunday it's all about the Packers. Locals and students alike flock for the late-night food, happy hour (Monday through Thursday 4 to 7pm), free popcorn/nuts, 16 taps, 20 specialties, pool, darts, arcade/touch-screens games, and an array of board games.

113 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 11

Eau Claire Water Street

The Grand Illusion

Best Of

This college crowd hangout is known for their specialty drink – the Delusion – the contents of which are unknown to all but the bartenders. It's blue and fruity – that's all you really need to know. With two levels (the open balcony on the second level looks out onto the rest of the bar, under which there are cozy booths), seating options abound. Don't miss out on the free popcorn, pool, darts, pinball machine, touchscreen games, and foosball. 8 beers on tap and 30 specialty brews. The Delusion was named Best Specialty Drink in 2015 by V1 Readers.

418 Water St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 4

Eau Claire South

Green Mill/Clarion Hotel

If you're looking for late-night pizza, Green Mill is the place, as they serve their full menu until midnight. The bar can mix up an impressive 82 martinis and cosmopolitans. Happy hour at Green Mill is every day from 2-6pm and from 9pm to close on Sunday through Friday. Six specialty beers and 13 tap beers are available.

2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire North

Hangar 54 Grill

This airplane-themed upscale pub is located at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport. Expect an open and inviting atmosphere with specialty drinks, great food, and big-screen TVs. Opening spring 2016.

3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Hilltop Tavern

A popular spot on game days and known for its dart leagues, this sports bar has drink deals and free snacks for happy hour (weekdays 4-7pm). They serve food late and have an outdoor patio. They have touch-screen and Wii games, plus bean bags in summer (for which they also have leagues). They have four taps and a couple of specialty beers.

924 E Madison St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Outskirts

Hipps Pub

This food-serving country bar is known for their "mean drinks" and fun atmosphere. They maintain a beer garden during summertime, as well as a plethora of leagues, including darts, pool, volleyball, and horseshoes. They have a few specialty beers, and their happy hour runs Tues. through Sat., 3 to 6pm. Party room available. "Midget bowling" has been known to occur here.

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Eau Claire North

Hobbsy's

Hobbsy's is a neighborhood tavern known for burgers (served late!), and always having at least two specialty beers on tap. Hobbsy's offers pool, darts, and touchscreen games to keep bar-goers occupied. For die-hard pool players, there are leagues available. Five beers on tap.

3620 Locust Ln, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire Downtown

Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub

Other than the intimate dining atmosphere, Houligans is best known for its specialty beer selection: There are 17 total taps and even more beers to choose from. Houligans is also know for having an impressive selection of wine; on Tuesdays, you can get half price your favorite bottle with the purchase of two entrées. Happy hour is 4-7pm every Tuesday through Thursday. Free pub pretzels, outdoor patio, party room holds 100 for cocktails and 70 for dining.

Reviews 23

Eau Claire Water Street

House of Rock

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The House of Rock is one of the best known music venues in town for both local and national bands and all kinds of performances. They have happy hour specials every day, eight beers on tap, and carry a typical selection of specialty beers. Listen to music on the dance floor or play some indoor games like darts, touch-screens, and pinball.

422 Water St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire South

HuHot Mongolian Grill

This Mongolia stir-fry restaurant offers a full bar, so you can enjoy an adult beverage while watching the fantastic, fiery performance of the chefs working at the enormous grill. Build your own meal with an extensive array of sauces and a ridiculously diverse array of meats and veggies. The ingredients vary from day to day, but the most extensive menu options are always at night.

3805 South Oakwood Mall Dr., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

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A winery and distillery producing a wide range of innovative and unique wines and spirits. Check out their Tasting Lounge (open Tuesday through Saturday year round) for complimentary wine samples, spirit tastings, wines by the glass, and specialty cocktails. You can even buy a bottle or two to bring home. Stop by on just the right day and you may even have an opportunity to taste-test products currently in development. Thursdays offer all-day happy hour (buy one glass of wine, get one free!) and live music every Friday evening.

3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Water Street

The Joynt

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The Joynt is an Eau Claire institution with walls lined with pictures of blues/jazz/folk musicians that played there, art by Robert Crumb, tons of historic beer cans, and the infamous neon "No Light Beer" sign behind the bar. Considered one of the best talking bars in town with one of the best jukeboxes, this is one of the locals' favorite spots for sure. The Joynt also has pool, darts, and pinball. Their happy hour is a local fave from 5:00 - 7:00pm every day with eight taps and 15 specialty beers to choose from.

322 Water St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 5

Eau Claire Downtown

The Lakely (at the Oxbow Hotel)

Bursting onto the scene in the summer of 2016, The Lakely, part of the new Oxbow Hotel, is expected to be a nightlife, live music, and craft cocktail hotspot – as well as a notable dining destination. The bar features a highly curated list of craft cocktails and wines as well as signature local taps, and the menu features locally-sourced ingredients to create a special brand of comfortable, modern Midwest fare that works great as a full meal or a late-night sharable snack. The Lakely stage is programmed with a variety of entertainment focused on local and touring jazz, vinyl theme nights, and a rotation of signature events. Step outside to dine or drink in the comfortable and sprawling courtyard featuring two fire pits and a grass patch for kubb or other lawn games. Drink a bit too much? Crash in one of their fun and unique rooms right on site. Private party gallery available. Menu after 10pm.

516 Galloway St., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire (all) Eau Claire Downtown

Lazy Monk Brewing (tap room)

Lazy Monk Brewing was created out of a desire to serve local people good quality beers. They specialize in brewing Bohemian Beers and will also have British and American seasonal beers as well as special limited-edition  holiday beers. Two of their most popular beers are the Bohemian Pilsner and the Bohemian Dark Lager. Check out their brand new beer hall style taproom at their new space on Madison St. in downtown Eau Claire.

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Downtown

The Livery (aka Cowtown Saloon)

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An Eau Claire original bar known for its mojitos and nightly bonfires, The Livery has a "vintage country meets modern urban" aesthetic. Aside from its unique atmosphere, the bar offers regular happy hour specials and a wide range of beers, including 12 taps. There's a large outdoor patio with a bonfire at dusk nightly (if the weather's nice), plus an exotic arcade room where "game" has a dual meaning: You can play pool (there's a league), darts, as well as arcade and touch-screen games or simply admire the wild game heads mounted on the walls. V1 readers consistently rank it highly for Drinkin', Talkin', and Indoor Games categories in our annual poll. Happy hour is 3-6pm daily and all day Tuesday. Closed Mondays.

Reviews 29

Eau Claire North

The Lodge at 29 Pines

With an open, casual bar area, 29 Pines is a prime place to meet, sit, and talk. Though Bloody Marys are ever-popular, the Lodge also offers specialty beers and brews on tap. Enjoy their happy hour, occasional live music, pool, darts, food to order, and free pretzels and chips. Party room available.

5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 4

Eau Claire South

Manny's Cocina

Best Of

Choose from over 20 specialty beers (domestic and imports) or six tap lines at this handsome dark-wood bar within an upscale Mexican restaurant. Margaritas, rail drinks, house wine, domestic tap beers (non-microbrews), and Acapulco Bay Nachos are half price during their daily happy hour from 3 to 6pm. The setting is spacious with a high ceiling and exposed beams, surrounded by inviting orange and green walls. Enjoy a margarita on their outdoor patio in summertime.

4207 Oakwood Hills Pkwy, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 27

Eau Claire South

The Maple Lounge

Located adjacent to the Maple Manor Motel, the Maple Lounge pairs a curved bar and dance floor with a full cafe. Expect to see lots of regulars and business-people enjoying the nine tap beers and some specialty options. Happy hour is a sprawling eight hours from 11am to 7pm - and if you're lucky you might encounter some free snacks. Separate party room with TVs.

2507 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Westside

Miami Steve's Grill and Bar

Come to Miami Steve's Grill and Bar with its casual, laid-back atmosphere and clean new environment. Families are welcome. Come watch the big game on one of the five giant TVs, or hang out and play a game of pool. Happy hour runs 4-7pm Monday-Thursday and includes free pool. You'll find nine beers on tap and more specialty brews in bottles. Enjoy the lunch specials Monday through Thursday or come on down for the Friday fish fry. Don't forget to try their Gator bites!

1807 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Westside

Mill Run Clubhouse Bar and Grill

This "19th Hole" clubhouse bar, which was remodeled in recent years, is just down the hill from Wild Ridge and is known for its great view and friendly staff. Its outdoor patio is popular in summer, along with its bean bags and putting green games. There's a bar and grill menu, free popcorn, six taps, 10 specialty beers, regular drink specials, and a party room that can hold about 120 people. Open seasonally.

3905 Kane Road, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Eastside

Milwaukee Burger Co.

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Milwaukee Burger is a beef hand-patting, fresh fry-cutting, sauce-creating kind of place (with really big, really good cheese curds). They have happy hour specials every day, and have expanded their taps to a staggering 32 options. Their enormous bloody marys were ranked the best in the Valley by our readers, and they offer six different styles including the Big Mil Bloody, garnished with a mini-cheeseburger, bacon, and cheddar cheese.  Popcorn is free to munch on, plus darts are available. Friday and Saturday they serve food after 10pm.

2620 E Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 42

Eau Claire Water Street

Mogie's Pub

An Eau Claire original known for its unique appetizers, including the beloved Spuds O' Plenty, Mogie's Pub has a vast assortment of food and drink. Happy hour specials are offered 3-6pm daily and all day on Thursdays. Pitcher specials run Monday through Wednesday. Aside from specials, Mogie's offers an outdoor patio, food after 10pm, pool, darts, free popcorn, numerous specialty beers and 20 taps. Private party room. Closed Sundays.

436 Water St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 19

Eau Claire Water Street

Mona Lisa's

Best Of

The food menu at this Eau Claire original is known for its constant rotation, and what's available at the bar is no different. Mona's takes pride in the fact that its 14 taps are always specialties and are always rotating; the same goes for the wine list, which offers more than 20 options sold by the glass. The items that don't change are the famous Mona Margaritas, espresso martinis, Campari spritzes, and house-made infusions of fruit and herbs. The Mediterranean bistro vibe continues on the outdoor patio (with a fireplace), and the party room is suitable for 99 people. Voted Best Wine Selection in the V1 reader poll.

428 Water St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 20

Eau Claire South

Monk's Bar & Grill

Opening in spring 2016 in the former home of Northwoods Brewpub, Monk’s will be both a family restaurant and a sports bar and grill. In addition to a full menu, the bar will feature both tap and bottled beer as well as specialty drinks such as the Monkerita and the Purple Monkey ...

3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Outskirts

Moose Lodge

This semi-exclusive bar allows nonmembers to patronize precisely three times. Enjoy their parquet dance floor (enormous) and various live bands every Friday night. All drinks are made from scratch. Dance lessons the first three Wednesdays of the month, and free country western dance lessons the first Saturday of the month. Food served Wednesday, Friday (fish fry), Saturday, and one Sunday a month (breakfast). Volleyball, horseshoes, pool, shuffleboard, underhand darts, video games, free popcorn, and occasional free desserts. Pool league Wednesday nights. Party room. Three tap beers, 10 specialties. Have a celebration coming up? Moose Lodge does it all, from Christmas to birthday parties, weddings and anniversaries.

3606 Curvue Rd., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire Downtown

The Mousetrap

Best Of

Known for its free live music almost every weekend, pool and dart leagues, and constant happy hour and game specials, The Mousetrap is a favorite downtown hangout. The classic tavern has a mixed atmosphere with people in back playing pool, darts, or foosball, others at the bar watching the game, some more in the live music nook enjoying the tunes, and a few outside on the back smoker's patio. They have 10 taps, and roughly 20 specialty beers. Named among the Best Bars for Last Call by V1 readers, they also serve lunch, usually a specialty sandwich and soup combo. 

311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 4

Eau Claire Downtown

My Place

My Place is about one thing: cheap drinks, pure and simple. Happy hours extend all day and night on Mondays and Tuesdays. The place has been a tavern for more than a century and the bartenders are more than accommodating. Dealing exclusively with cans and bottles of beer (including 10 specialties and shorties), My Place also has live rock and blues bands two to five times a month. The intimate room is filled with hunting decor, with an adjacent pool hall (where you can play free pool from 6am-2pm). Pizzas, snacks on gamedays, arcade games, and leagues for pool and darts. Make your own Bloody Marys anytime, anyday, and make sure to stop in on your birthday for a free drink!

408 Galloway St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 3

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Eau Claire Downtown

Ninja Japanese and Chinese Restaurant

Downtown Eau Claire’s newest Asian eatery has a full bar, so you can sip sake (that’s Jananese rice wine) with your sushi. There are plenty of specialty drinks, as well as eight tap beers, including imported and craft brews. Food service continues until 2am on the weekends.

405 South Barstow, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

O'Leary's Pub

Best Of

Known for its nightly specials coupled with live music Friday and Saturday or karaoke on Thursdays, this large tavern within America's Best Value Inn also has the convenience of an eatery (Mancino's) and two party rooms (with capacities of 100 and 300) just down the hall. Happy hour is 3-7pm every day but Saturday. They have an outdoor patio, dartboard, arcade games, free snacks, six taps, and six specialties.

Reviews 3

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Eau Claire South

Olive Garden

The bar at this popular Italian restaurant chain is best known for an extensive wine list composed of more than 30 wines from America, Australia, and (of course) Italy. The staff is knowledgeable and provides the rare opportunity to taste several wines before purchasing one. Food until 11pm on weekends, and four taps. Happy hour runs 3-6pm every day and includes discounted wine, beer, and appetizers.

4920 Golf Rd, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 14

Eau Claire South

Olympic Flame

Olympic Flame isn't your typical drinking spot. It's a restaurant that happens to have a physical bar where you can eat your Greek cuisine and enjoy popular items like Mythos (a Greek beer) and ouzo (a Greek liqueur that tastes like black licorice). Otherwise they just mix standard drinks.

2920 London Rd., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Water Street

The Pickle

The Pickle is one of those bars where you never know what to expect. Some game days they offer free beer and sometimes food is delivered. They occasionally have a beer pong set up as well as darts in the back bar. If you're looking to dance, The Pickle prides itself on its dance floor and hot new music. The Pickle also has annual events throughout the year (Pickle Fest, Pickle Palooza, and Xmas Fest), nightly specials, the infamous Aaron Rodgers shot, and you can spin the wheel for drink deals or cash prizes on your birthday. 13 beers on tap.

341 Water St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Water Street

Pioneer Tavern

A Water Street staple for more than 30 years, the Pioneer Tavern is a classic bar in a beautiful space just a few steps from the Chippewa River. Housed in a building that's on the National Register of Historic Places, the Pioneer features nightly drink specials as well as a beer garden out back. Indoor games include pool, foosball, and darts, and volleyball leagues in the summer. Available for graduations, birthdays, and other events. Free peanuts on Tuesdays.

401 Water St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 3

Eau Claire Downtown

The Plus

Best Of

The Plus (formerly known as Pizza Plus) is the place to be for nighttime entertainment. With a happy hour running daily (except Saturday) from 3-6pm and 10pm-midnight and live comedy and music throughout the week, you're bound to have a great time. Come enjoy one of the 24 beers on tap, or play games in the arcade room.

208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

The Pub at Metropolis Resort

The Pub is a family friendly sports-themed bar and restaurant inside the Metropolis Resort on the south side of Eau Claire. The Pub offers a full menu featuring flame-grilled burgers, wraps, salads, and an assortment of appetizers, and breakfast is served daily. There are eight beers on tap, and more specialty brews are available in bottles. Happy Hour specials available Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm and all day Sunday, and food is served until 11pm on weekends.

5150 Fairview Drive
(Metropolis Resort), Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Water Street

Ray's Place

Known for its hot beef sandwiches, Ray's is the perfect place to relax with some grub and a beer. It has a foundation of regulars, but they make newcomers feel as welcome as Norm at Cheers. An outdoor patio, six specialty beers, and six taps are available. Delectable homemade food is available after 10pm.

838 Water St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 8

Eau Claire South

Red Lobster

This is mainly a service bar for the restaurant, but there is seating as well. The bar has four taps, 16 wines, and a specialty drink menu including daiquiris, margaritas, and sangria.

1019 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 13

Eau Claire South

Red Robin

At Red Robin, the bar area is separate from the restaurant, creating a lounge area away from the kids. To accompany those bottomless steak fries, try one of their many specialty drinks, which include Can-Crafted Coctails (which, as the name implies, are made right in the can), the Screaming Red Zombie, and Sand in Your Shorts. They also have eight specialty beers and eight taps. Food is served until midnight Friday and Saturday and 11 pm Sunday-Thursday.

3005 Golf Rd., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Downtown

The Red Room

An Eau Claire original with monochromatic decor, The Red Room is known for being a narrow and deep tavern with a long bar, large TVs, a great game room with pool, darts, foosball, and retro arcade games, and a top-notch outdoor patio with a beer pong table. They have seven taps and about 30 specialty beers, complimentary popcorn, a happy hour every day, and an enlarged menu of appetizers and sandwiches from Stella Blues next door.

302 E Madison St, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

The Rev

The Rev is short for “The Revolutionary,” and that’s the goal: Changing how the Chippewa Valley thinks about wine. After it opens in spring 2016, this relaxed take on a traditional wine bar will feature a tasting counter, lounge seating, a tapas menu, and a paint-and-sip program for the artistically inclined. The focus will be on domestic varieties, which you’ll be purchase by the flight, by the glass, or even by the bottle to enjoy at home. Located in the former benny HaHa art store next to The Plus in downtown Eau Claire.

204 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Scooter's

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Scooters is our premier spot for LGBTQ nightlife, and among the best dance clubs, too. They have live DJs every Friday and Saturday, karaoke every Thursday and Sunday, plus regular drag shows. There are drink specials every day, as well as pool, darts, touch-screen games, free popcorn, six specialty beers, and eleven taps. It's a good spot for Packer games, with eight TVs, free food, and specials. Named Best Place for Dancing by V1 readers for nine years straight.

411 Galloway St., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

Shanghai Bistro

Part of the reason Shanghai continues to be among the Chippewa Valleys' most popular Asian restaurants is due to its understated bar. It has an unparalleled list of top-shelf sake, over a dozen unique beers, six taps, popular specialty drinks (like the saketinis), and a solid wine list. Enjoy happy hour from 3 to 5 on weekdays, and $6 bottles of wine on the patio during the warm months.

2930 Craig Rd., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Water Street

She-Nannigans & Lucky's

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"You've got the best of both worlds," a long-time bartender said, referring to the sports bar vibe of Lucky's (mostly playing rock and country music) and the dance club tiki bar vibe of She-Nans (pop). Known for one of the best dance floors in town and speedy service, She-Nans also has a huge outdoor patio, nightly specials, free popcorn, and karaoke on Tuesdays. They have a myriad of games from pool, darts, and arcade, to touch-screen, beer pong (Thursdays), and bean bags. She-Nans has six taps, while Lucky's has a dozen. Between them both, they have a couple specialty beers. According to our 2015 reader poll, She-Nannigans ranks among the best places to dance in the Valley.

415 Water St, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Eastside

Shots Bar

Best known for its popular happy hour specials (weekdays 4 to 6) and game day promotions, this sports bar also has karaoke on Thursday, a DJ on Friday and Saturday, and late-night bar fare. All food available until midnight. They have darts, arcade games, and pool, plus bean bags and volleyball in the summer. There's free popcorn, 11 taps, drink specials every day, a small selection of specialty beers, and a large beer garden.

2112 Esmond Rd., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

The Sports Page Bar

As if the name wasn't enough of an indicator, The Sports Page is all about sports. From the decor and fantasy leagues to the gameday specials and game options. There's darts, Silver Strike bowling, and video games. There's four taps, one is always a specialty and a handful of other specialty beers, plus homemade hot beefs, frozen pizzas and snacks. Happy hour runs from 10-noon and 3-6 Monday through Friday.

131 N Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Stella Blues

Stella Blues' lineup of imbibables is impressive to say the least. There are 21 constantly rotating taps, a monstrous specialty drink list with about 50 martinis and margaritas to choose from, numerous wine options, and the amazing Cajun menu. Happy hour is 4-6pm every day. They have an outdoor patio and a great party room with full bar that holds about 190. Closed Sundays.

306 Madison St., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Stones Throw

Open Thursday though Saturday, this long-time downtown tavern has darts, pool, and shuffleboard in its basement game lounge, and a large dance/stage area on the bar level. Catch their Thursday night open mic night, where you can enjoy live music and comedy, plus 14 taps, a variety of specialty beers, and frozen pizza.

304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

T.G.I. Friday's

At Friday's, be wowed by the "flairtenders" (not to be confused with everyday bartenders) who can really whip the bottles around while mixing your drinks. Enjoy happy hour seven days a week from 4-7pm and again 9pm to close. Friday's serves a full food menu until 1am. Enjoy 15 specialty beers and 10 on tap in this upbeat, unabashedly loud-music bar.

4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

Taverna Grill

Taverna is an Italian-infused sports bar with a relaxing, dimly-lit atmosphere, complete with acoustic music (but when the game is on, expect to hear that instead). Pick from among the 16 brews on tap or the many specialty beers, or you could snag one of their highly-touted Bloody Marys. Enjoy free popcorn, happy hour specials Tuesday-Saturday 3-6pm, and an outdoor patio during warm weather.

2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire North

VFW Post 305

With an amazing view overlooking Dells Pond, boat landings, and three outdoor volleyball courts with a full-service bar, this place is a popular summertime spot. They have gameday specials for NASCAR and Packers, plus happy hours weekdays 8-10am and 3-6pm. There's live music most Saturdays, and karaoke every Friday. They have 12 taps, about 14 specialty beers, and free popcorn. Their rentable dance hall (with stage) can hold 150 people. They now offer Friday Fish frys and breakfast on weekends from 8-11am.

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Eau Claire Eastside

Wagner's Lanes and The Complexx

There's no question Wagner's is known as a bowling alley, but with a fully stocked arcade, a new activity dome, leagues a-plenty, and everyday specials, locals know there's much more to offer. Under the white-domed Complexx, there's volleyball year-round on three sand courts, plus bean bags and volley-pong. Indoors there are darts and bowling leagues on top of the pool, foosball, pinball, touch-screen, and arcade games. There's occasional live music and karaoke, happy hour specials from 3-6pm on weekdays, nightly food and drink specials, free popcorn, plus 16 taps and eight specialty beers. Also, check out the late night happy hour from 9pm-close Sunday-Thursday and after 11pm Friday and Saturday.

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Eau Claire Outskirts

The Welcome Matt

This highway-side Packer bar (look for the wood siding and dark green roof) is equipped with the basics: pool (with leagues available), a happy hour from 4pm to 6pm every day, three beers on tap, and horseshoe pits for free summertime fun.

W3530 State Road 37, Eau Claire, WI

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