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The Hideaway is a great bar to let a day in the Ivanhood slip by



The Hideaway

516 Virginia Drive, 407-898-5892,

After work or after hours? Try all day. Their breakfast sandwiches are worth an a.m. stop.

Get laid or just get drunk? Get drunk. Really drunk. Then you might get laid.

Beer/wine or liquor too? Plenty of cheap options for whatever you’re drinking.

Check all that apply:

☐ fancy cocktails
☒ make 'em strong and keep 'em coming
☐ wine list (5 choices or more)
☒ beer: the usual suspects
☒ craft beer
☐ wide selection of bottles (more than 15)
☐ wide selection on tap (more than 15)

Food? ☒ Y ☐ N
Some of the most glorious bar food in town; get the quesadilla if you’re bored of the burgers and wings (sacrilege!), it feeds an army.

Smoking allowed inside?☒ Y ☐ N

Outside drinking? ☒ Y ☐ N

Dog-friendly? ☒ Y ☐ N

Bathrooms: nightmare or not bad? It’s a small, single-stall affair; leave a love note on the chalkboard.

TVs? ☒ Y ☐ N

What's on? The Hideaway is painted up in Miami Dolphins colors for a reason – they’re a great sports bar with multiple TVs playing as many different games as possible.

DJs? ☐ Y ☒ N

Jukebox? ☒ Y ☐ N
(And continual passive-aggressive Touchtunes wars over what’s being played on it.)

Games? Check all that apply.
☐ pinball
☒ video
☒ pool
☐ darts
☐ other: Sometimes spontaneous lawn games break out.

Essay question: Why should I drink here?  
The Hideaway is open at 7 a.m. every day but Sunday (when they open at 9 a.m.), so it’s very aptly named any time you want to duck away. The bartenders have got your back day or night, making anybody feel welcome but sternly against any bullshit in the bar. It’s a perfect place to catch a game, shoot pool, bury your face in a dark room with fried food, or post up on the patio and watch another day in the Ivanhood slip by.


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