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Bars with Games

Altoona Bars Altoona Bars

400 Club

As your friendly neighborhood bar, 400 Club keeps it simple with seven taps, and pizza being the sole item on their menu. Besides the bar, three tables are available for seating. In the back, pool and darts await you – and they're seldom overtaken (dart leagues and pool leagues available). Happy hour specials from 3 to 6pm weekdays. Karaoke on Tuesdays.

1411 Spooner Ave., Altoona, WI

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Menomonie (all) Menomonie Downtown

The Abbey Pub & Grub

With its old-fashioned pub-like atmosphere, complete with antique items adorning the walls, the Abbey isn't your typical college town bar. Happy hours are 4-8pm daily, and the pub features 16 beers on tap along with a wide assortment of specialty and seasonal brews. The Abbey also offers free popcorn, indoor games, and an outdoor patio for use in summer.

414 Main St. E., Menomonie, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Amber Inn Bar & Grill

One of Eau Claire's original and oldest bars, Amber Inn was established in 1881 and has been owned and operated by the same family since 1981. Enjoy happy hour specials 4-6pm weekdays, signature homemade Bloody Marys, 10 draft taps, plus a selection of 25 specialty and domestic beers. Come in and enjoy the cozy, friendly atmosphere, delicious food, and cold drinks. Free Wi-Fi, cards, cribbage board, dice and amusement games available.

840 E. Madison St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 14

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.

634 Water St, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire South

Applebee's - Oakwood Mall Area

When the clock strikes 10 at Applebee's, the lights go way down and the music intensifies, making for an upbeat atmosphere. Take advantage of their late night drink prices between 10pm and 2am. The manager recommends their Long Island Iced Teas. Six tap beers, 14 specialty beers, food after 10pm.

4745 Golf Rd., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 23

Fall Creek

Big Jim's Sports Bar

A bar that's "kind of like Cheers," Big Jim's has a 45-foot, century-old bar complete with mahogany pillars, and was featured in Wisconsin Public TV's documentary "Bottoms Up: Wisconsin's Historic Bars and Breweries." Expect free snacks when the Pack plays, and check our their 45-oz margaritas. Outdoor patio, food after 10pm, eight beers on tap, plus darts, video games, and bean bags.

102 E. Lincoln Ave., Fall Creek, WI

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Eau Claire Westside

Big T's Saloon

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A friendly bar with a mixed crowd, Big T's is known for their Texas Hold 'Em tournaments every Wednesday night. Their music spans the spectrum from country to hip hop. Keep busy while drinkin' with their video games, dart boards, and outdoor patio, or order a pizza to go along with your beer. Big T's offers six beers on tap. Also, stop by for one of their amazing Bloody Marys, which were voted the Best in the Chippewa Valley.

2007 3rd St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire Westside

Bowl Winkle's

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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 Outskirts

Brackett Bar

This classic Wisconsin tavern serves up delicious burgers, wings, and other staples. There are happy hour specials 3-6pm weekdays, plus five tap beers, free popcorn, and a Friday night fish fry. A pavilion in the back is popular during the summer, and the bar offers Internet poker and men's and co-ed softball leagues.

9150 Beaver Creek Rd., Brackett, WI

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Westside

Brewski's

This cozy pub with a homey atmosphere caters to guests staying at Best Western as well as the public. They're stocked with homemade pizzas and four specialty beers, and in the near future will be adding an expanded menu including burgers, salads, and other pub fair. Complimentary popcorn. Closed Sundays.

3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire, WI

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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

Menomonie North

Broadway Bowl

Enjoy the quirky decor in this open bar attached to the bowling alley, including tabletops made out of old bowling alley pieces. Check out the outdoor patio, live music and DJs. Sip one of 13 specialty beers or choose from 20 on tap. Party rooms and a banquet hall available. Try the 22-ounce Bloody Marys. Happy hours Monday-Friday from 3-6pm and Sunday-Thursday after 9pm. Leagues available for pool, darts, and bowling. Food after 10pm, dance floor, pool, darts, bean bags, and video games.

Stout Ale House

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Eau Claire South

Buffalo Wild Wings

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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

Bug Eyed Betty's

Best Of

On its restaurant side, Bug Eyed Betty’s is known for specialty pizzas, gourmet burgers, and wings, and the bar has plenty going for it, too. There’s a huge selection craft beer –  16 kinds on tap and 21 more in bottles – as well as other refreshments. Happy hour is 3-6pm every day and all day on Sundays, with half-price taps, rails, bottled beer, and house wine, plus discounted appetizers. Daily specials, team trivia, bingo, and more.

1920 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Bull Pen Sports Bar

If you're into karaoke, pool, darts, or fantasy football and Nascar leagues this is your drinkin' headquarters. Karaoke is Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Pool and dart leagues are co-ed. Choose from seven tap beers, munch on peanuts/popcorn, and enjoy pizza past 10pm. A younger crowd appears at night. Happy hour runs 3-6pm with 50-cent-off drinks. Outdoor patio.

1522 Bellinger St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

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Eau Claire North

Bush's Idlewild Bar

There are plenty of games for drinkers to play such as a gambling machine and pinball, among others. Also open for business are pool tables and dart boards (women's league for pool on Thursday nights). Happy hour runs from 11am to 6pm weekdays. Four beers on tap and a wide selection of specialty beers. They offer pizzas and pretzels to munch on if you get hungry (served after 10pm). 

999 Malden Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 2

Chippewa Falls Downtown

Bye the Willow

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If you need a spot to host your private party, or are simply looking for a good way to spend the night with some friends, Bye the Willow beer and wine lounge may be what you’re looking for. Offers special events like live music and wine and beer sampling.

501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls, WI

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Eau Claire South

Chester's

At Chester's, the crowd varies depending on the time of day. Midday tends to skew a bit older, but the clientele changes as the night wears on. Admire the one carpeted wall as you munch on peanuts while playing pool and darts (also leagues for both), and take advantage of game-day specials and six taps. Volleyball leagues coupled with a relaxing outdoor patio define Chester's in summer. Frozen pizzas available after 10pm.

3228 London Road, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 2

Lake Hallie Lake Hallie

Chippewa Valley Eagles Club

Plunk yourself down at one of the high top tables and ogle their eagle decor. Their extensive seven-hour happy hour runs from 11am to pm Monday-Friday. The Eagles Club serves food and has multiple specialty beers available, plus six on tap. This bar offers horseshoe and softball leagues, but feel free to join in. Enjoy pool, darts, Wii, and touch-screen games. Two banquet halls are available to rent. Pizza can be ordered after 10pm.

2588 State Hwy 53, Chippewa Falls, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

Clancy's

On the surface Clancy's is an Irish bar with parrot decor, but that hardly explains the appeal. Clancy's is a chill bar with a wide variety of clientele, mixed drinks served in mason jars, and one of the best jukeboxes around. Happy hour specials run 3-6pm every day, and there are nightly specials later on. They have pool, darts, and a few retro video games. There's free popcorn and pool, 15-20 specialty beers, and 11 brewery-fresh taps.

414 S Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 4

Fall Creek

Connell's Club 12

In true supper club fashion, Connell's bar has an impressive variety of cocktail options – everything from ice cream drinks to after dinner options. "You name it, we can make it," a bartender said. They likewise have about six specialty beers, a nice outdoor patio, and video poker.

E11295 Hwy. 12, Fall Creek, WI

Reviews 3

Menomonie Downtown

Cubby's Country Zone Bar

Cubby's Country Zone Bar in Menomonie is best known for their homemade pizza, which they serve all day and late on weekends. They have happy hour specials every weekday from 4-6pm and have five beers on tap. Pool, darts, and video poker are always available, and they are host to a men's and women's traveling pool league.

E4499 County Road C, Menomonie, WI

Reviews 1

Menomonie Outskirts Menomonie Outskirts

Dean & Sue's Bar & Grill

Dean & Sue's has a relaxing atmosphere and offers a variety of fun every day. Come out on New Year's Eve and Halloween or any other time for music and dancing. For those who don't dance, there are plenty of games. Pool, volleyball, darts, and bean bags are available, and if you're competitive, they have leagues, too. Dean & Sue's also serves food until midnight. They offer Spotted Cow and three other beers on tap. There is also an outdoor patio and banquet hall.

2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie, WI

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Menomonie Downtown

The Den

The Den is known for its great happy hour specials (weekdays 3-7pm), which could explain why they go through so much tap beer. Follow it down with 75 cent pickled eggs, or other snacks like chips and peanuts. They have six taps and also offer dart and pool leagues. Come in on your birthday for a free drink of your choice (some restrictions).

613 Broadway St S, Menomonie, WI

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Eau Claire Downtown

The Depot

Owned and operated through the Wigwam Tavern just down the street, The Depot is a summertime favorite open through midnight Tuesday-Sunday. While the volleyball leagues roll on most nights, free bean bags are available at this outdoor patio venue with simple bar food items and a stacked bar. Sit inside the small bar, at the outdoor tiki-type version, or at one of the tables.

222 E Madison St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 1

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 five 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 Water Street

Dooley's Pub

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Located a Blarney Stone’s throw from UW-Eau Claire, this Irish-themed bar is bursting with happy hour specials offered from 2 to 6pm weekdays and from 9pm to 1am every day. Free popcorn, darts, and video games are available as well as 12 tap beers, and over 100 specialty crafts and bottles. Extensive menu past 10pm, which includes some of the best cheese curds in the Valley, according to our 2015 reader poll.

442 Water St, Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 32

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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Altoona Bars

Draganetti's Ristorante

While the restaurant is known for fine Italian dining, the bar at Drag's is known for a comfortable, old-school lounge feel marked by low lighting and stools plus expertly mixed cocktails like the famous old-fashioned. Happy hour is 4-6pm, Monday through Thursday. Outdoor patio, four taps, three specialty beers, party room that holds 40.

3120 Hillcrest Pkwy., Altoona, WI

Reviews 27

Chippewa Falls Outskirts

The Edge Pub & Eatery

The Edge and summer go hand-in-hand. What with their ridiculously enormous patio right on Lake Wissota,  and is a known stop for boaters. Their happy hours, from 4-6pm Monday through Thursday, include great drink deals. They have a handful of specialty beers, eight taps, and a party room to accommodate about 100. Pool, foosball, and darts available, with the latter having a league.

9504 Cty Hwy S., Chippewa Falls, WI

Reviews 2

Eau Claire Downtown

Elbow Room

Come check out all the new renovations at the Elbow Room! They went from five taps to a 10-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 4-6pm. 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 for 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 10pm. They have an outdoor patio plus leagues for bean bags and pool. Also available are darts, touch-screen games, free popcorn, snacks on game days, three taps, and a party room that holds 30.

10500 W. Cameron Ave., Eau Claire, WI

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Chippewa Falls Downtown Chippewa Falls Downtown

Every Buddy's Bar & Grill

During the day Every Buddy's is a bar and grill, but they're just as well known for being a nightlife spot. They have a variety of live music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Thursdays also feature an open mic. Every Buddy's serves food late, allows smoking in the beer garden, and has a dance floor, a Wii, touch-screen games, and leagues for pool and darts. They offer 28 specialty beers and 16 taps.

19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls, WI

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Chippewa Falls Downtown

Falls Bowl

Happy-go-lucky people frequent this bar-within-a-bowling alley for deep fried food and five tap beers (plus tap root beer). Also available are various Leinenkugel brews.

9 W Columbia St, Chippewa Falls, WI

Reviews 1

Eau Claire Downtown

The Fire House

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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 4-7pm every day and 2-7pm 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

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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 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. They have eight taps, darts, touch-screen games, and a big outdoor patio. Come in for their 10am-noon happy hour. They have an ultimate Bloody Mary complete with a skewer on Sundays from 9am-2pm. 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

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

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Menomonie North Menomonie North

Foxhole Bar

A popular spot for weddings, Foxhole is an operation under the Veterans Center of Menomonie that comes complete with an outdoor bar, mini-golf course, driving range, and large banquet hall that can hold 500 people. Their happy hour is weekdays 3-7pm. They have free popcorn, three taps, and big Packer tailgate parties. They also have games and leagues for shuffleboard, pool, and bean bags (indoor). Live music and karaoke also happen occasionally. Pizza and pizza fries are available open to close.

4710 County Rd E, Menomonie, WI

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Chippewa Falls Outskirts

The Frog Hop

At The Frog Hop – just a skip and a jump off Highway 29 between Lake Wissota and Cadott – they specialize in Old Fashioneds and the melon-flavored Frogalicious. They’ve also got four tap beers as well as a range of specialty brews in bottles. Wednesday bingo is a big draw, and in the summer of 2017 they’re starting horseshoe leagues. Outside there’s patio seating and inside you’ll find pool, darts, and other games, as well as live music and occasional karaoke. The Frog Hop also serves up burgers, steaks, a fish fry, and other bar-and-grill favorites.

23027 County Highway X, Cadott, WI

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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 Eau Claire Downtown

Girolamo's Court 'n House Bar & Grill

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

113 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 11

Altoona Bars

Golden Spike Bar & Grill

This down-home, kickback bar is like Cheers and is under new management. Their happy hours runs weekdays (10am-6pm), Saturdays 3-6pm, and go during Packer games and NASCAR races. Food served after 10pm, karaoke every Wed and Sat nights, as well as pool, darts, and video games. Twelve tap beers, many specialty beers, heated enclosed smoking patio.

228 Division St., Altoona, WI

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Eau Claire Water Street

The Grand Illusion

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. Eight beers on tap and 30 specialty brews. The Delusion was voted Best Specialty Drink for seven straight years by V1 readers.

418 Water St., Eau Claire, WI

Reviews 4

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