1406 SE 12th Ave., 384-2285, 4 pm-2:30 am daily.

The word “dive” is a little misleading in this dimly lit little box of a bar. The psychedelic, movie-inspired art is far too classy, the ambiance is far too welcoming and the staff far too nice for the 2-year-old bar to be an actual dive. They certainly give it a go, serving up chili dogs and other microwavables alongside Jell-O shots on the giant Southeast 12th-facing patio, where you can ditch Frito pie for goods from the nearby carts or adjoining Que Pasa Cantina. But no actual dive would serve up quality cocktails like the Nutty Squirrel ($7) with Bulleit, pomegranate molasses and walnut liqueur. High Dive’s not a dive. It’s just a bar. Nothing more, and nothing less. And a damn fine one at that. 

Happy hour: 4-7 pm daily. Food specials, $1 Jell-O shots, $3 wells & micros, $4 house wine.
Entertainment: Blazers, TV, live music.