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Old 07-22-2019, 11:26 PM
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Restaurants/bars/clubs on TV shows


Earlier today for some reason the bar name "Thirsty's" crossed my mind, but I couldn't remember what show it was from (I googled--it was George Lopez.) So then I started thinking of other resturants/bars/clubs mentioned a few times on TV shows (but not necessarily central to the series like Cheers and Central Perk.) A few stuck in my memory:

Mason's Dixieline Bar -- In the Heat of the Night
The Bigger Jigger -- Mama's Family
Sugarfoot's -- King of the Hill
Angelino's -- Three's Company

I could list a few more, but let's see what this kicks off.
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Old 07-22-2019, 11:32 PM
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Old 07-22-2019, 11:33 PM
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Moe's Tavern
The Black Box
Sh_tkickers

A few dozen more here

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Old 07-22-2019, 11:33 PM
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Cheers... but I can't remember what show it was on.
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Old 07-23-2019, 12:01 AM
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Cheers... but I can't remember what show it was on.

So--didn't reach the second sentence of the OP?
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Cheers... but I can't remember what show it was on.
St Elsewhere! The docs ended up in Cheers one episode.
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Cheers... but I can't remember what show it was on.
The Simpsons!

Norm "Just gimme a beer, you brain dead HICK! I'LL KILL YOU! I'LL KILL ALL OF YOU!"

Cliff " settle down, normie. Save those pipes for karaoke."
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Angelino's -- Three's Company
They also had The Regal Beagle. Which in the original UK show Man About The House was, I think, The Lucky Duck.

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King of the Hill had a bar called The Point After.
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Old 07-23-2019, 06:37 AM
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Kelcy's Bar, later turned into Archie Bunker's Place.
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Old 07-23-2019, 07:48 AM
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Phil's from Murphy Brown

The Waterfront Bar in Homicide: Life on the Street.
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:16 AM
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MacLaren's from How I met your mother.
Puzzles? from How I met your mother (not really a bar, a bar they were drunkenly planning to open).
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:35 AM
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Doug's Place, Days of our Lives. It does remarkably well for a nicer place with very few patrons.

(Whatever you do, don't try singing The Ballad of Davy Crockett there on karaoke night. Just sayin'.)
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Old 07-23-2019, 09:21 AM
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Cheers... but I can't remember what show it was on.
That place is ok, but I prefer Gary's Old Towne Tavern.

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Miss Kitty's Long Branch Saloon and Brothel in Dodge City, Kansas. Gunsmoke.
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Or The Jockey, from Shameless UK.
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Old 07-23-2019, 10:39 AM
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Old 07-23-2019, 10:41 AM
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That place is ok, but I prefer Gary's Old Towne Tavern.
Y'know, there's a bar in that bowling alley. Did we ever learn the name of the place?
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Old 07-23-2019, 10:54 AM
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The Ruby on Corner Gas. There's also the Dog River Hotel and Bar.
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Cafe Nervosa from Frasier. And there was a fancy restaurant they went to a couple of times, but I can't remember the name.
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The North Fork Saloon on The Rifleman. Was this also part of the Mallory House hotel?
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer had "The Bronze", and its spinoff Angel had "Caritas".

The Rockford Files had an unnamed taco stand by the pier where Jim frequently ate tacos for breakfast.
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Cafe Nervosa from Frasier. And there was a fancy restaurant they went to a couple of times, but I can't remember the name.
Daphne's pub was The Fox and Whistle.
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The original Magnum P.I. had "The King Kamehameha Club". I don't know about the reboot show as I've yet to ever see it and I don't want to look it up.

The rebooted Hawaii 5-0's people frequently eat at Kamekona's shrimp food truck.

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"Club Chubby" from My Name Is Earl.

I think S1 of The Guest Book also had a strip club named Chubby's?

Greg Garcia must have a thing for chubbies.
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"I Love Lucy" had the Tropicana, which became Club Babalu when Ricky bought it.
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Known as Orcini's under the previous proprieter.
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Also Reggie's. And there was that Chinese restaurant...
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The Friends all hung out at Central Perk
Speaking of which, Phoebe's twin, Ursula, worked at Riff's, a place frequented by Paul and Jamie on Mad About You
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The Cheesecake Factory on Big Bang Theory.

There was also the Chinese restaurant owned and/or managed by the same guy who was at the Chinese restaurant in Seinfeld (James Hong).
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Also Reggie's. And there was that Chinese restaurant...
Alas, it doesn't like like the Soup Nazi's place was ever specifically named.
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Parks and Recreation had JJ's Diner and The Snakehole Lounge (a great name for a dive bar) as well as several others.

But the champion for restaurant names has to be The Good Place, which may number in the hundred's by now. Some of my favorites:

Ponzu Scheme
Sushi and the Banshees
Knish from a Rose
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