This is a list of Pete's favorite bars from his Project K-Bar. See also the Complete List of bars, the K-Bar Blog, and the K-Bar Overview.


Favorite Dive Bars
The Meet Rack, Tucson,AZ
Pete's Tavern, Nampa, ID
The Buffet Bar, Tucson, AZ
The Five Point, Seattle
The Gim Wah, Seattle
Rose Petals, Seattle
Molly's at the Market, New Orleans (FQ)
Anchor Pub, Everett, WA
The Blue Moon, Seattle
Mel's, Seattle
Loretta's Northwesterner, Seattle
Poggie Tavern, Seattle (West Seattle)
Golden City, Seattle (Ballard)
The Rickshaw, Seattle
Erin Rose, New Orleans (FQ)
The Mecca, Seattle
(Seattle Dive Bar Map)

Favorite Cocktails
Tavern Law, Seattle (Capitol Hill)
Spur Gastropub, Seattle (downtown)
Teardrop Lounge, Portland OR
Canon, Seattle
Rob Roy, Seattle
Kingfish, New Orleans
Jade Bar (Sanctuary resort), Scottsdale, AZ
Moshi Moshi Sushi, Seattle (Ballard)
Feedback Lounge, West Seattle
Herbs & Rye, Las Vegas
ZigZag Café, Seattle
Cicchetti, Seattle (Eastlake)
Knee High, Seattle (Capitol Hill)
The Gilt Club, Portland
Liberty, Seattle
Chantanee Naga Lounge, Bellevue, WA
Golden Beetle, Seattle
Oliver's Twist, Seattle
Lot #3, Bellevue, WA
The Sexton, Seattle
Quoin, Seattle


Favorite Tiki Bars
The Mai Kai, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
The Tonga Room, San Francisco
Kon Tiki, Tucson, AZ
The Alibi, Portland,OR
Hale Pele, Portland
The Reef, Boise, ID
Bali Hai, San Diego, CA - 8/20/2007
Frankie's Tiki Room, Las Vegas


Favorite Offbeat Bars
Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse, Cave Creek, AZ
The Java Jive, Tacoma, WA
Horses Cut Shop, Seattle
Greasewood Flat, Scottsdale, AZ
Saturn Bar, New Orleans Club Congress, Tucson, AZ
The Hideout, Seattle (Capitol Hill)
Cafe Racer, Seattle (U-District)
The Backdoor at Roxie's, Seattle (Fremont)
Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
Brooklyn Tavern, Brooklyn, WA
Bathtub Gin & Co., Seattle
Barbacoa, Boise


Favorite Goth Bars
Bar Sinister, Los Angeles, CA
The Church, Denver,CO
Mercury (Machinewerks), Seattle
Velvet Underground, Toronto, ON
Favorite Walkable Bar Areas
New Orleans, The French Quarter
Washington DC, Adams Morgan
Austin, 6th Avenue
New Orleans, Marigny
Portland, Hawthorne District
Seattle, Olive Way, between I5 & Broadway
Seattle, Ballard Ave
Seattle, Capitol Hill Pike/Pine
Ellensburg, around 4th & Main West Seattle, California Ave, around the Junction
Cleveland, The Flats


Bars I Would Most Like To Visit
Floyd's Pelican Bar, Jamaica
William Thornton Floating Bar, British Virgin Islands
Cova d'en Xoroi - Minorca, Spain
Alux (ah-LOOSH) - Mexico
Red Sea Star - Israel (under the Red Sea)
The Giger Bar - Gruyeres, Switzerland
Baobab Tree Bar - Limpopo, South Africa
Blue Lagoon Bar - Reykjanes Peninsula in Grindavik,Iceland
Absolut Ice Bar - Jukkasjärvi, Sweden (also Stockholm & London now)
Hobbit House, Manila, Phillipines - (all workers are dwarfs)
The Vampire Cafe, Tokyo
Sky Bar, Beirut, Lebanon
Hala Kahiki Lounge, River Grove, IL