The North Beach Tavern truly is a dive bar, but there's a lot to be said for dive bars when you're on vacay. First of all, they're usually pretty easy on the pocketbook, and Pioneer Tavern is no exception. Secondly, they tend to be frequented by colorful regulars who are usually a joy to get to know and talk to. And finally, they're the best places to go if you really want to immerse yourself in local culture and hear all the juicy gossip about people you don't know. Pioneer Tavern, with its cafeteria-style tables, hats hanging from the ceiling, cheap drinks that you have to pay for with cash, and the entertainment section that consists of a pool table, juke box, and pull-tab machine, is just such a place.
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