Best of the Chippewa Valley

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Best New Bar

Helix Wine, Craft Bar & Cafe is a new beloved Valley hotspot, offering a modern ambiance and a diverse selection of curated wines, spirits, and beer, along with a menu of light bites and desserts. In second place, Dirty Birdie Lounge & Golf Bar is an all-in-one destination with simulator games, slots, drinks, food, live sporting events, and more. The 410 in downtown Eau Claire features an expansive indoor stage, pool tables, darts, game machines, flat-screen TVs, and a full bar, promising a vibrant and entertaining experience. —Hannah Angell