College is more than exercising your brain with knowledge and skills; it is also a time for creating memories. Students around the country alleviate stresses by visiting nearby night clubs. There are many places for students to hang out. Regardless of your particular desire, there are bars and clubs for all personalities and pocket books.
These are our 50 best college bars in America.
50. The Tombs – Washington DC
The Tombs restaurant and bar is an impressive old spot established in 1962 for Georgetown University students and faculty members to stop by for a reasonably priced list of menu items. On Sundays, The Tombs hosts live music events. The Tombs has up to fifteen hours of happy hour per week, twenty different beers to choose from, and the occasional college game night.
49. Growler U – The University of Oregon, Eugene
The University of Oregon in Eugene, OR loves to visit the Growler U for its excellent pub vibe. They offer a beer of the day drink special that costs only $2.50. They have up to twenty hours of happy hour per week, and up to forty different selections of beers to choose from. They occasionally host live entertainment and college game night. But it’s ideal for catching up with brews with friends.
48. Town Pump – Colorado State University, CO
Colorado State University students visit the Town Pump for its dive bar atmosphere, its twenty-one hours of happy hour, sixteen different selections of beers, and occasional live entertainment. They often host college game nights for those looking to catch up on their college basketball or football game. The Town Pump has a juke box for music, a full bar, and outdoor patio area for smokers. The bar does not accept any major credit cards, but they do have an ATM indoors.
47. Deadwood Tavern – University of Iowa, Iowa
Students of the University of Iowa love the Deadwood Tavern for its dive bar atmosphere, juke box, full bar, and classic vibe. The Deadwood Tavern does not accept credit cards, but it does host up to fifteen hours of happy hour per week and offers twenty-four different beers to choose from. They very rarely host live entertainment or game night but frequently have the TV on for those looking to catch up on their college football and basketball games. The Deadwood Tavern has a little something for everyone including an air hockey table. For some properly mixed whiskey sours, the Deadwood Tavern is the place to be.
46. Mario’s Fishbowl – Morgantown, West Virginia University
West Virginia University has an excellent college bar to visit called Mario’s Fishbowl. Mario’s Fishbowl is frequented not only for its excellent bar and drink specials, but also for its great menu of bar food items like wings, burgers, hot dogs, but also for its excellent Brunch menu, including salads, sandwiches, breakfast fajitas, and the amazing chicken and waffle combo. They also have tater tots that come with drizzled Sriracha sauce. With up to twenty-eight hours of happy hour, twenty different beers to choose from, it’s a great place to enjoy not only food and drinks but to catch up with good company. If family visits from out of town, Mario’s Fishbowl would welcome them with open arms. Mario’s Fishbowl does not host any major events or live entertainment, but for those looking to catch up on the college games, they do have a TV screen for viewing.