If you’re looking for affordable drinks, good company, and a relaxed atmosphere, dive bars are the way to go. Scottsdale, Arizona happens to be filled with some of the most popular neighborhood dive bars in the area.
Here are the best ones in Scottsdale:
- The Well Bar
Your friendly neighborhood dive bar is right at The Well Bar on North Scottsdale Road. This locally owned sports bar offers mixed drinks and loads of entertainment. The bar is popular because the owners are friendly, the atmosphere cozy, and the drinks cheap. Sink the striped balls at the pool tables or throw some darts while drinking a $3 pint of domestic draft beer.
You and your group of friends can also attempt to win a bar tab during their Tuesday Trivia Nights. The Well Bar is open every day from 6:00 a.m. onwards.
- Coach House
Located on East Indian Road, Coach House is known as Scottsdale’s oldest tavern. Since 1959, this small, rustic dive bar has been serving customers a plethora of beers, cocktails, and spirits. Generations of patrons continue to come back to Coach House because of its affordable drinks, fast service, and festive atmosphere. Order their ginger ale vodka cranberry or their bloody mary while hanging out in the huge outdoor patio. Coach House is open from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. every day.
- TT Roadhouse
If you’re looking for a dive bar that’s somewhat off the beaten path, you’ll find it in TT Roadhouse on North 68th Street. Hidden behind a convenience store, this unique dive bar caters to bikers, motorcycle lovers, and just about anyone who’s looking to have a good time.
TT Roadhouse is known for weekly specials such as $4 pints of beer on weekdays, $1 cans of PBR and Hamm’s, and special offers for patrons who pull up to the bar on their bikes and motorcycles. You can also turn on the jukebox and blast out classic rock and punk. TT Roadhouse is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
- El Dorado Bar & Grill
There’s nothing better than drinking cheap beer and listening to live music. On Saturdays, head to the El Dorado Bar & Grill to catch local artists singing an array of acoustic, rock, folk, and pop songs. Located on East McDowell Road, the El Dorado Bar & Grill also serves a variety of food and an extensive menu of drinks including premium cocktails, fine wines, and draft beers on tap. The El Dorado Bar & Grill opens every day at various hours.
- Pattie’s First Avenue Lounge
Good conversations and inexpensive drinks are free flowing in Pattie’s First Avenue Lounge on East 1st Avenue. This hip and cozy watering hole is covered from head to toe with stapled dollar bills. It also has everything you need in a dive bar: pool tables, ping pong tables, a dartboard, and a long menu of drinks. Enjoy an ice-cold beer as you chat with friends and revel in the bar’s upbeat atmosphere. Pattie’s First Avenue Lounge is open every day from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
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