Dive Bars have suffered from a bad reputation. It's a shame as they are great neighborhood bars to socialize, meet locals but also enjoy good drinks in a loose atmosphere.
As Playboy magazine described it back in 2010: A dive bar is a church for down-and-outers and those who romanticize them, a rare place where high and low rub elbows - bums and poets, thieves and slumming celebrities. It's a place that wears its history proudly.
Even if not all of them deserve a visit, we listed the best ones around the world to get your jukebox playing and really feel the spirit of the city you're in!