Best of the Chippewa Valley

Reader Polls

The Best of the Chippewa Valley 2022

The Best of the Chippewa Valley 2023

Best New Bar

As the Chippewa Valley continues to try and get back to a sense of normalcy, new bars are sprouting up around the area to make the path a bit easier to navigate. River Jams Bar (2940 109th St., Chippewa Falls) is making itself known as a great destination for live music, earning it the top spot in this year’s vote. It might be cheesy to say, but 3rd & Vine (1929 Third St., Eau Claire) is already one of Eau Claire’s favorite craft beer destinations, as readers voted them as the second-best new bar. In third place is Somewhere Pub (1485 Front Porch Place, Altoona), a popular Caribbean-themed bar with a reputation for excellent drinks, service, and atmosphere.–Parker Reed