Bar Exam: Will’s Pub 

The what, where, why and how of this Mills 50 mainstay

click to enlarge PHOTO BY OW STAFF
  • Photo by OW staff

Name of bar:

Address/phone number:
1042 N. Mills Ave.; no phone

website, if there is one:

beer/wine or liquor too?
Oh, there’s liquor. LIQUOR LIQUOR LIQUOR, as of Wednesday, April 2

CHECK all that apply:
( ) fancy cocktails
( ) wine list (5 choices or more)
(X ) make ’em strong and keep ’em coming
( X) craft beer
( X) wide selection of bottles
(X) wide selection on tap

food? Nope

smoking allowed? ( ) Y (X ) N

after work or after hours? Both

get laid or just get drunk? Get drunk.
outside drinking: ( X) Y ( ) N

dogs allowed? (X ) Y ( ) N
(small ones)

DJ? (X ) Y ( ) N
(sometimes; check the website)

TVs? Y N
What’s on? Sometimes sports but usually nature shows, cute animal videos, etc.

jukebox? ( ) Y( X) N

games? Check all that apply:
( ) pinball
( ) arcade games
(X ) pool
( ) skee-ball
( ) darts
( X) other: photobooth

We shed a tear for the recent elimination of Big Buck Hunter and pinball. And we’ll shed another few when (if?) the pool tables go away in July.

Essay question: Explain, in 50 words or fewer, why I should drink here:
Come for the shows, stay for the low doughs: Every Will’s drink is a dollar off until doors open, and if there is no show, it’s a dollar off everything all night. It’s a cheap drunk and possibly a place to meet a cheap date.


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