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9 of Louisville's Diviest Dive Bars, Mapped

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Warped pool tables, doorless bathroom stalls, cheap booze, low-hanging clouds of smoke (Southern Indiana only), a well-worn juke box, sticky floors and no windows—in researching this piece, a new criterion for a Louisville bar to be called a dive became apparent: having its official online presence limited to a MySpace page.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Third Street Dive

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Diviest feature: Name's dig at the adult ExerSaucer one block over.

Magnolia Bar and Grille

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Diviest feature: Even for the healthy, a colostomy bag seems like a better option than using the bathrooms.

The Back Door

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Diviest feature: Grandma-esque bartenders' willingness to put surly patrons in their place. Would you like a Werther's Original to go with your shut up and sit down?

Hideaway Saloon

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Diviest feature: Rather than referring to its lack of signage and second-floor location, "hideaway" might be alluding to the number of guys here on the lam from their ladies.

Outlook Inn

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Diviest feature: Name of a beer (Falls City) is more prominent on the sign above the door than the bar's.

Seidenfaden's

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Diviest feature: Yelp review that states, "I'm giving it 2 stars, but I actually like the place."

Nachbar

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Diviest feature: Bathrooms don't have sinks, so be careful (or use the communal one in the main room).

Check's Cafe

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Diviest feature: The guy at 1:44 in this promotional video.

Steinert's Grill and Pub

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Diviest feature: Being in Indiana. Have you been there recently? Gross.

Third Street Dive

Diviest feature: Name's dig at the adult ExerSaucer one block over.

Magnolia Bar and Grille

Diviest feature: Even for the healthy, a colostomy bag seems like a better option than using the bathrooms.

The Back Door

Diviest feature: Grandma-esque bartenders' willingness to put surly patrons in their place. Would you like a Werther's Original to go with your shut up and sit down?

Hideaway Saloon

Diviest feature: Rather than referring to its lack of signage and second-floor location, "hideaway" might be alluding to the number of guys here on the lam from their ladies.

Outlook Inn

Diviest feature: Name of a beer (Falls City) is more prominent on the sign above the door than the bar's.

Seidenfaden's

Diviest feature: Yelp review that states, "I'm giving it 2 stars, but I actually like the place."

Nachbar

Diviest feature: Bathrooms don't have sinks, so be careful (or use the communal one in the main room).

Check's Cafe

Diviest feature: The guy at 1:44 in this promotional video.

Steinert's Grill and Pub

Diviest feature: Being in Indiana. Have you been there recently? Gross.