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“Cool atmosphere - Great bartender” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tattoos & Scars Saloon

Tattoos & Scars Saloon
Ranked #27 of 56 Nightlife in Key West
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New Orleans
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Cool atmosphere - Great bartender”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

My friend and I were looking for a bar away from the touristy Duval street places. (We live in New Orleans, so we were not trying to recreate Bourbon St. while in Key West.) We ordered our drinks once, and the bartender, Missy, not only remembered our drinks all night, but two days later when we went back, she still remembered what we drank! Thanks Missy~ it was a pleasure meeting you! The music was great (classic rock to metal), the drinks were cheap, and the bathroom was clean. I'd definitely drink there again if I ever get back to Key West!

Visited July 2014
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English first
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not pleasant ”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

The bartenders are less than pleasant, maybe they need a different job.
Unless your a guy keep walking to Duval

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Thank Stephanie Y
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Cape Coral
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Soccer Moms............... Avert Ye Eyes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

You must admit that the name of the tavern can be intimidating, I watched as the tourist ladies dressed in oxford cloth and khakis,as they nervously scurried to the other side of Greene Street to avoid getting "Tattooed or Scared". That is too bad, because once inside, we found the bartenders to be friendly and attentive, the music to be good old rock and played at a conversational volume, and the happy hour prices to be the best in Key West.

We asked the bartender to change one of the many television channels to an Indycar race and they graciously agreed. Other patrons were friendly and we struck up conversations with several people. Interestingly, the tavern has a long, beautiful carved wooden back bar which reminded me of "Big Nose Kate's Saloon" in Tombstone, Arizona. The overall design seems to be conducive to meeting and talking with friends, new or old. The very clean restrooms are located outside of the establishment in a separate building within a pleasant courtyard.

Tattoos and Scars is recommended to all including Soccer Moms.

Visited June 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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238 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Great new bar.....off duval...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

Great bar. Big. Pool tables. Comfortable. Big TVs for sporting events. Excellent happy hour. Very good bartenders that give prompt service. You won't be disappointed.

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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81 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Cool Non-touristy Spot!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Love to stop here on our Duval St stroll to get out of the heat and enjoy a PBR draft! Down the street, not to far from Sloppy Joe's, excellent spot to get away from the tourist crowd, seems like more locals here, but, bar staff is always friendly to all. Mo is our favorite, although, she was not there this day. Great tat posters, motorcycle memorabilia, and tee shirts and hoodies for sale, all kinds of sports on several TVs, and buckets of fresh peanuts to munch on.
Bathrooms are very clean, too.

Visited May 2014
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