Even after a recent "remodel" from the famed Bar Rescue crew I still consider this one of the best Dive Bars in all of Las Vegas.
Opened in 1966 and home to the likes of Frank Culotta you could really call this place a "hole in the wall" (look it up).
It's still sitting in its original spot at 3557 Maryland Parkway directly across from The Boulevard Mall.
Champagne's offers Karaoke Monday, Friday and Saturday. Comedic open mic night is Tuesday and Blues with Walter Waiters on Thursday(which I hear packs the joint).
The bar top is full of VP and the walls are adorned with vintage Vegas pictures and some original wallpaper straight out of a gangster movie. Smoky and dark just the way it should be but clean when the lights have to come on, which isn't very often seeing they're open 24 hours a day.
My recent visit came approximately 10 years from my last visit and the only noticeable changes were the new VP machines on the bar-top and they (Bar Rescue) replaced the iconic neon sign for a much duller version. The place was still full of locals with their local stories and a courteous bartender generously serving up drinks for the gamblers. Donna (Bartender) shared some great photos with me and reminisced on the past and one of the regulars from the past 7 years filled me in on all the recent ownership and entertainment changes, she strongly suggested I come and hear Walter Waiters sing his blues. I wish i could have but caught a plane the next day, next time for sure. Champagne's is an all around old school neighborhood bar and hangout, with a history to match.
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