Ten Best Dive Bars in Broward County
Courtesy of Melissa Burley
Sometimes you just want to go where everyone knows your name; that safe, familiar dive where the drinks are cheap, the lighting is low, and you can always get away with wearing sandals and a T-shirt with stains on it. Because the only thing anyone cares about at a dive bar is shootin' the shit, knocking back the next cold one, and letting the world outside the grime-coated walls melt away.
When you can't be bothered by things like mixology or a button-down shirt, a good dive will always be there to help raise your spirits and make you feel really great about yourself afterward. Thankfully, here in South Florida, no matter where you are, there are probably at least five dive bars in a mile radius. To make your life easier, we've compiled a list of the top ten near Fort Lauderdale.
10. Bimini Bay Bar
As far as dives go, this place might be more than some bargained for. There's a reason this place has no windows. If you can't handle the occasional porn playing on the TV or bartenders sporadically taking out their
9. Play by Play
Play by Play in Pompano Beach has everything you could want in a dive
8. Le Tub
Secluded waterfront tables, gigantic burgers, and a no-b.s. service attitude
7. Elbo Room
The longest-surviving bar on Fort Lauderdale Beach, this spot has seen it all. Its corner location right across the beach is perfect for permanent spring breakers both old and young to congregate for cheap beer, live music, wet T-shirt contests, and general debauchery.Next Page
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