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Once you realize that this is ground zero for the Happy Schnapps Band, you will appreciate the... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
OK, now I 'Get It'

Since my first visits to WPW, I discovered the Happy Schnapps Combo (happyschnappscombo.net) and I... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good0%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
22 Jul 2018
“Love this bar”
3 Jun 2018
“Local bar”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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3920 Calumet Ave, Manitowoc, WI 54220-5438
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My father was a musician his entire life and Jim Krueger was his friend. I love having a place to go to see his pictures and hear his music. The snacks on the bar are awesome. Thank you Richie Krueger for having all of this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shelly F
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Not our favorite local bar. We met a few couples for drinks. The bar is nothing special, low ceilings. All kinds of stuff cluttered around the back wall. Smoking area right in front of building and butts everywhere on the ground, dirty facility. We ordered...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I loved how big the bar is. Bartenders were nice. Atmosphere is nice. It was once a has station. It was kind of slow in there.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank William O
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Once you realize that this is ground zero for the Happy Schnapps Band, you will appreciate the place more. Seems to be a lot of regulars there. Most everyone is friendly. Not much else to add.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Calicoboy
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Since my first visits to WPW, I discovered the Happy Schnapps Combo (happyschnappscombo.net) and I understand that Rich's bar is likely something of a "Holy Place" for fans of the HSC. I must confess that after discovering the band, their music, and the song titled...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

I stopped in while traveling, because the local hotel had directed me there. What a huge mistake. There were two bartenders, the man, who eventually found out was the owner, and a younger girl. Both were visibly intoxicated. It took a while to get served...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank jaxbouras
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I've stopped into this place twice now. The first time (months ago) it was mostly empty while yesterday it was PACKED (with every spot at the bar taken). Away from the bar are also a number of picnic tables (yeah, really,) and video / table...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank GoneOffTheGrid
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