224 Abbott Rd, East Lansing, MI | Directions 4882342.735774 -84.483715
Typical college bar – This East Lansing basement bar is no place a 30+ year old would want to frequent. The place is dimly lit, dirty, loud, overcrowded and generally has a line on weekends. I believe they also charge cover on certain nights. Parking is limited and in public pay lots only. The crowd consists of college students... most of which are there to accomplish the goal of getting hammered beyond belief. If you are looking for a quiet, comfortable, cozy or clean bar, steer clear of this place.
Ricks – Good place to get completely black out drunk and not remember what happened. Very very cheap drinks!
Another local hole – You will find long lines of people at Ricks, yet it is another lackluster bar that East Lansing is home to. The people that go to Ricks are generally attractive young college students and seem to have a good time. Overall, this joint like many other East Lansing bars is overrated, but a staple for the MSU student.
don't bother anymore – Used to be cool until the city decided to hate fun about 10 years ago.
Typical college scene – Basement bar, like many, with a small dance floor and the possibility to play pool. The DJ's or bands are usually pretty decent and the drinks are decent. The place is large enough that the crowd is some-what diverse. The dress is anything from jeans to bar-dress, not being too fancy. Watch out during the school year as lines tend to be quite long Thurs-Sat, but the same can be said for most places in EL during the same time.
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