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10 Dive-ish Bars Open And Celebrating Christmas in Louisville

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Want to get away from relatives re-enacting key scenes from "It's a Wonderful Life" or "A Christmas Story?" Looking for something a bit different and/or dive-y? Here are ten places open and serving in Louisville on Christmas Day:


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Mag Bar

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"F**k X-mas Goth Night" may have passed, but some other surly folk will almost certainly be around to celebrate on the 25th. Opens at 5 p.m. [Image: Facebook]

Freddie's Bar & Lounge

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Those seeking "a good pour at a fair price" can still do so on Christmas. Opens at noon. [Image: Facebook]

Nach Bar

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Cold beer, a jukebox and a little Germantown flavor can be just the thing on Christmas. Opens at 8 p.m.

Outlook Inn

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Outlook Inn lays claim to being "Louisville's oldest tavern," though it is unclear if their famous Bloody Mary has been around that long. Opens at 4 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Facebook]

Sergio's World Beers

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"Home to over 1000 beers," Sergio's is open to being somebody's home for Christmas. Opens at 2 p.m. [Image: Sergio's official site]

The Back Door

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"One of the friendliest bars in Louisville" where "newcomers and out-of-town visitors can relax and mingle" may be a perfect choice for Christmas Day. Opens at 6 p.m. [Image: Back Door official site]

Big Bar

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A little cramped, but diverse, open and full of reasonably priced drinks. Opens at 8 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Yelp]

Castaway Lounge

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One Yelp reviewer says: "Cheap drinks and drunk American Idol contestants. What more could you ask for?" Opens at 6 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Facebook]

Gerstle's Place

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Established in 1924, Gerstle's "has taken on many face lifts over the years," but whatever it looks like, someone will still be slinging beers on Christmas Day. Opens at 6 p.m.

Diamond Pub & Billiards

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Play pool, drink beer, try not to think about Santa. Opens at 6 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Diamond official site]

Mag Bar

"F**k X-mas Goth Night" may have passed, but some other surly folk will almost certainly be around to celebrate on the 25th. Opens at 5 p.m. [Image: Facebook]

Freddie's Bar & Lounge

Those seeking "a good pour at a fair price" can still do so on Christmas. Opens at noon. [Image: Facebook]

Nach Bar

Cold beer, a jukebox and a little Germantown flavor can be just the thing on Christmas. Opens at 8 p.m.

Outlook Inn

Outlook Inn lays claim to being "Louisville's oldest tavern," though it is unclear if their famous Bloody Mary has been around that long. Opens at 4 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Facebook]

Sergio's World Beers

"Home to over 1000 beers," Sergio's is open to being somebody's home for Christmas. Opens at 2 p.m. [Image: Sergio's official site]

The Back Door

"One of the friendliest bars in Louisville" where "newcomers and out-of-town visitors can relax and mingle" may be a perfect choice for Christmas Day. Opens at 6 p.m. [Image: Back Door official site]

Big Bar

A little cramped, but diverse, open and full of reasonably priced drinks. Opens at 8 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Yelp]

Castaway Lounge

One Yelp reviewer says: "Cheap drinks and drunk American Idol contestants. What more could you ask for?" Opens at 6 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Facebook]

Gerstle's Place

Established in 1924, Gerstle's "has taken on many face lifts over the years," but whatever it looks like, someone will still be slinging beers on Christmas Day. Opens at 6 p.m.

Diamond Pub & Billiards

Play pool, drink beer, try not to think about Santa. Opens at 6 p.m. Christmas Day. [Image: Diamond official site]