Bars where Pete has had a Drink (3,198 bars; 1,474 bars in Seattle):
Bars where Pete has had a drink
Saturday, January 12, 2013
#1897 - Sir C's Tavern, Tacoma - 9/21/2012
This was a return trip to tour the remaining diver bars of South Tacoma Way. One of our first stops was Sir C's, where friendly bartender Jesse enthusiastically gave us a tour. I think Jesse's boyfriend's grandfather owns the place, but I may have that messed up. Jesse said it's been around for about 10 years, and was previously Jerry's. It's now a biker friendly bar and from the aroma on the back patio, was ahead of its time in recognizing Washington state initiative I-502. Another classic little dive on this old strip.
Bartender Jesse with a regular at Sir C's Tavern, Tacoma
Historical notes: City guides do indeed list Jerry's Tavern at this location from the 60s into the 90s. By 1940 it was a tavern named "Squeek's Rondivoo" and by 1960 it was "Ed & Larry's Rendezvous."
6234 South Tacoma Way Tacoma, WA 98409 - (253) 474-7919
Previous bars in this location: Squeeks Rondivoo, Ed & Larry's Rendezvous, Jerry's Tavern