Uptown spot is off the chain


Uptown spot is off the chain
Uptown spot is off the chain


Just opening in Uptown's new Mozaic building on Lagoon, Bar Louie's the first Minneappolitan iteration of a national chain whose ethos includes a "dedication to always remaining a local bar"... but also, you know, to money

Our version of the "eclectic urban bar" has a sort of haute bachelor pad aesthetic (nightlife photos, sleek leather), but the most important/weird feature by far's a shallow neon-lit wading pool they encourage you to actually walk around in after taking your shoes off, so take that, Bar Louie Buffalo! They're liquid-localizing with suds like Fulton & Badger Hill in addition to beefing up their normal beer offerings with 35 taps to accommodate the Twin Cities brew-demand, a departure from their normally martini-/cocktail-focused menu, though they'll still have goodness like the pepper vodka/ Guinness "Ultimate Bloody Louie", also a genre-combining FX show where they make CK scrap with the UFC guys. Bar bites include truffle butter popcorn, and things get heavier with flatbreads like Italian Beef (w/ giardiniera & spicy alfredo), burgers, and entrees like blackened chicken with andouille, bell pepper, and "voodoo sauce", so be a doll and try it

Best of all, like any good Uptown nightlifery, Louie's got a massive patio (w/ the pool from earlier), which's accessed by two glass garage doors, and is best described as, well, money.

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