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Dive Bar

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21st birthday

Celebrated a 21st birthday here, wanted to check out the mermaids anyway. Had a few drinks, service... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Roger D
Elk Grove, California, United States
via mobile
Very cool

We waited 1 hour for the mermaid to appear and it was definitely worth it! Wow! What an amazing... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent58%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
11 Jul 2018
“21st birthday”
28 May 2018
“Very cool”
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1016 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3804
+1 916-737-5999
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Celebrated a 21st birthday here, wanted to check out the mermaids anyway. Had a few drinks, service was okay for being fairly busy at the time. Mermaid was entertaining, probably would only come back if had new people in the group that wanted to check...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We were in town for my birthday, and knowing I LOVE mermaids, my husband found this place. We were going to go on a Monday night, but went to a concert at the Crest Sunday night, and when we came out, there it was. A...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We waited 1 hour for the mermaid to appear and it was definitely worth it! Wow! What an amazing experience. Very disappointed in the pizza I ordered. It took forever to show up and it was just not very good. Otherwise, a great place because...More

Thank Behr_LA
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Came here in a Friday night to dance with friends and the dj interjected comments constantly. Let the tubes roll! Cool bar with good service and a great fish tank so check out a night with better dj that will let the tunes and the...More

1  Thank pearlwhite
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Dive Bar is a must for Sac nightlife, but beware gentleman! They will check to see that you are wearing proper footwear (for guys) even though the mermaids don’t have shoes! Probably the same for all the downtown Sacramento clubs, so do note that this...More

2  Thank Regina F
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

An interesting bar with a 40 ft tank over the bar that has mermaids swimming with the fish. Great bar service, average wine chiices, no food.

1  Thank ranishi
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It's a typical loud , crowded ,have to wait for ever to get a drink bar. Tiny sitting area in the back where you have to shot to hear each other . Standing only bar for the most part. Now that I made it sound...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We were going to attend a concert at the Crest Theatre and decided to have a drink 🥃 across the street at the Dive Bar. Our bartender’s name was Britany was outstanding very good bartender. Above the bar is a large tank with fish and...More

Thank chiefguard
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It this place a gimmick? Yes, but it's a good one. The decor and lighting inside are well done, presenting a nice ambiance for visitors. The large fish tank over the bar is attractive with many tropical fish as well. The "mermaid" comes out to...More

Thank myoung30144
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The been selection is a little shy unless you like lighter beers or IPAs, but the highlight is the 'mermaid' who swims in the aquarium above the bar. Very entertaining and a must-see when in Sacramento!

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Yryll Kate M
3 July 2018|
Response from Regina F | Reviewed this property |
It’s a “full bar” (several types of hard liquor + mixers) with a limited selection of beer on tap and wine. Also kind of a mini night club. Main feature is the live mermaid performer who swims in a large aquarium. On... More
23 May 2018|
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Response from ranishi | Reviewed this property |
At least 21 as with all bars/lounges which serve alcohol in California.
4 November 2017|
Response from myoung30144 | Reviewed this property |
Always after 5, for 5-7 min each. Either call or ask the doorman. Both can tell you.