What makes the Standard stand out? Owner Reed Lamb has taken his laid-back, welcoming attitude and "barified" it in this Kerns neighborhood hangout. Great staff, cheap drinks, good food and a large selection of bar games guarantee there's something for everyone. The Standard draws a pretty consistent crowd, but there's plenty of space to go around. Show up with a group or go solo—you may end up behind the curtain of the photo booth taking scandalous snapshots. The hand-finished shuffleboard table has a distinctive crook that lends home court advantage for the regulars, so watch out!
What to drink: Stiff whisky ginger with lime, $3.
Happy hour: $1 Hamm's, $2 well drinks, $2.50 draft pints 4-6 pm daily.
Entertainment: Shuffleboard, photo booth, pool, jukebox, pinball, arcade games.