Bar Exam: Minus5 Icebar

Where better to escape the summer heat than a bar made of ice?

Bar Exam: Minus5 Icebar
Photo by OW staff

Minus5 Ice Bar

Address/phone number:
Pointe Orlando
9101 International Drive


Beer/wine or liquor too?
All of it!

Check all that apply:
( X) fancy cocktails (Inexplicably, no gin was available)
( ) just make ’em strong and keep ’em coming
( ) wine list (5 choices or more)
( ) craft beer
( ) wide selection of bottles
( ) wide selection on tap

( ) Y
(X ) N

Smoking allowed?
( ) Y
( X) N

After work or after hours?
Mostly for when you wanna play tourist

Get laid or just get drunk?
Get tipsy here, then move on

Outdoors drinking:
( ) Y
(X ) N

( ) Y
(X ) N
(There’s clubby music, but its source is hidden)

( ) Y
(X ) N

( ) Y
(X ) N

( ) pinball
( ) arcade games
( ) video
( ) darts
( ) other: Just ice. The ice is the game.

Essay question: Why should I drink here?
More of a tourist experience than a straight-up bar, Minus5 is a great place to escape from the Orlando summer heat. You’ll get tons of selfies (you in a fur-trimmed parka! you in an ice cave!), plus other shots of the chiseled-from-ice wintry wonderland, to post on social media. And the shots of the liquid variety? Those come in glasses made of ice. Which you can drink while sitting on a bench made of ice. Chillax! (Sorry.)

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