Louie's Bar & Rocket Lounge BBQ are two adjacent hangouts with complementary moods and menus. Nightly drink specials and live music get the party going at Louie's, where bar goers can step out on the dance floor or cheer on their favorite sports team by playing catch with the HD televisions. Those with increasingly loud stomachs can commission a cornbread pulled-pork slider or other snack from Rocket Lounge, where chefs specialize in a one-of-a-kind genre of fusion barbecue. Unable to decide on a single style, Rocket cooks marry the spicy sweetness of Texan fare to the smokiness of Kansas City kitchens, yielding tender brisket, rib tips, and chopped beef. Savored by the bar at Louie's or in the checkered-tile interior of Rocket, each bite of barbecue satisfies while pairing well with frothy, cold brews.
The Venue Scottsdale is a chameleon of a building, as ready to effortlessly host an elegant wedding reception as it is to present a comedy show or concert. The 29,000 square-foot, multi-level confines feature an indoor cobblestone courtyard and leaf-covered balconies, offering an outdoorsy ambience without the worry of inclement weather. Upstairs, a ballroom and a VIP lounge welcome private event goers, while a comedy club inspires knock-knock jokes with its own private entrance.
Voted Best Student Hangout and one of the best venues for live music and performances by the Kalamazoo Gazette, The Strutt presents crowd-pleasing American fare and nightly musical entertainment for stimulating study breaks or an evening out. The menus feature appetizers that include the black-bean-queso dip ($5.95), and heartier stomach stuffers, such as The Sloppy José, which puts a spicy, south-of-the-border spin on a classic dish ($4.95). Meanwhile, meat eschewers can chew on plentiful vegetarian options, including the roasted-veggie quesadilla ($5.95) or the Blue Apple salad, with apples, raisins, red onion, toasted almonds, and gorgonzola tossed in shallot vinaigrette ($6.95). A full bar, extensive beer list, and nightly drink specials complement any meal or musical act, and the plentiful brunch –– with live jazz on Saturday and bluegrass on Sunday –– and breakfast make this spot a go-to from day to day after.
Cuisine Type: Toasted Sandwiches Wraps Flatbread Pizza
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 11?25
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Shaved prime rib
Alcohol: Full bar
Delivery / Take-out Available: Takeout only
Outdoor Seating: No
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Our kitchen is open seven days a week. Download our mobile app to keep up on our specials and events, or text downtown to 57711 to join our text club.
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We serve gourmet toasted sandwiches and wraps, flatbread pizza, and pasta dishes.
Sound of Sinatra pays homage to the legendary crooner with an evening of big-band-backed songs performed by internationally recognized Sinatra tributeer Mark Randisi. With a honeyed voice that recalls the euphonies of Ol' Blue Eyes himself, Randisi breathes life into Sinatra's classics while winning over audiences with charming stage banter and unfulfilled promises to teach them to play catch. The Johnny Trudell Big Band cushions Randisi's melodies under a lush blanket of old-school sound, led by the group's famed, eponymous trumpet player. A postshow reception with Randisi allows VIP ticketholders to munch on hors d'oeuvres and sip nonalcoholic refreshments as they compliment the singer and try to steal his voice with an enchanted conch shell. All proceeds go toward outfitting a new home for the Rockford Area Museum.