Countless gems dot the 36-blocks of Lakeview’s vibrant arts and entertainment districts. They come in the form of restaurants, shops and arts venues that may not be so obvious to find. Next time you’re wondering what to do on a Friday night, consider stopping by one of these hole-in-the-wall Lakeview spots.
1. Lou’s Pub & Package Store
If you long for the days when you could walk in a bar, have a meaningful conversation with the bartender and make a friend or two, then Lou’s Pub and Package Store is the place for you. Located just a few steps away from some of the more crowded bars in Lakeview’s Entertainment District, Lou’s offers a quiet respite stocked with a long list of craft cocktails. Ranked one of the best bars in America by Esquire Magazine, this established watering hole shouldn’t be missed.
Location: 726 29th St S
2. Bogue’s Restaurant
Since first opening in 1938, Bogue’s has been serving up some of the best soul food in the Magic City. The orange vinyl booths and southern hospitality are a given at this Clairmont Avenue restaurant. Just make sure to come hungry, because a meal at Bogue’s is hardy.
Location: 3028 Clairmont Ave
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