Best dive bars in Sacramento

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October 18, 2018
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Best dive bars in Sacramento

Dive bars can be polarizing: Either you love their particular brand of cheap, grimy fun or hate it. While the flickering neon signs, $2 shots, and off-key karaoke strike some patrons as endearing, the allure is totally lost on others.

If grizzled patrons, faded pool tables, and tallboys of beer are your thing, you’re going to want to check out this list. Stacker used data from Foursquare to rank the 20 top dive bars in Sacramento, Calif. Foursquare’s algorithm takes check-ins, rating signals, category matches, tips, and photo trends into account to come up with the best hole-in-the-wall pubs. Click through the list to see the best dives Sacramento has to offer—and find out whether your favorite gin mill made the list.

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#20. Q St. Bar and Grill (Benny's)

Address: 2013 Q St.

Foursquare rating: 7.5

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#19. Elixir Bar & Grill

Address: 1815 10th St.

Foursquare rating: 7.6

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#18. Dive Bar

Address: 1016 K St.

Foursquare rating: 6.5

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#17. Ernie's Interlude

Address: 2926 Eastern Ave.

Foursquare rating: 7.3

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#16. The Trap

Address: 6125 Riverside Blvd.

Foursquare rating: 6.9

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#15. Blue Lamp

Address: 1400 Alhambra Blvd.

Foursquare rating: 6.9

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#14. Back Door Lounge

Address: 1112 Firehouse Alley

Foursquare rating: 6.8

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#13. Maple Room

Address: 2740 Arden Way

Foursquare rating: 7.0

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#12. Club Raven

Address: 3246 J St.

Foursquare rating: 7.0

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#11. The Zebra Club

Address: 1900 P St.

Foursquare rating: 7.1

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#10. Brownie's Lounge

Address: 5858 S. Land Park Drive

Foursquare rating: 7.3

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#9. The Other Office

Address: 928 Second St.

Foursquare rating: 7.2

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#8. Pine Cove Tavern

Address: 502 29th St.

Foursquare rating: 7.3

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#7. Henry's Lounge

Address: 1117 Ninth St.

Foursquare rating: 7.3

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#6. Socal's Tavern

Address: 5200 Folsom Blvd.

Foursquare rating: 7.5

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#5. Pre Flite Lounge

Address: 1011 10th St.

Foursquare rating: 7.7

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#4. Streets Pub and Grub

Address: 1804 J St.

Foursquare rating: 8.0

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#3. B-Side

Address: 1430 S St.

Foursquare rating: 7.7

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#2. Cheater's Sports Bar

Address: 3221 Folsom Blvd.

Foursquare rating: 7.8

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#1. Flame Club

Address: 2130 16th St.

Foursquare rating: 8.0

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