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Tucson's 1960 'Fallout Shelter' Bar Is Filled With Retro Memorabilia & Monster Margs

A bunker stocked with booze is a yes for us.
The Shelter Cocktail Lounge In Arizona Comes Fully Equipped With A Bunker Style Building

Preparing for a zombie apocalypse may not be at the top of your list, but it's good to know there are fallout shelters serving tasty cocktails if we do need a hideout. The Shelter Cocktail Lounge in Arizona comes fully equipped with a bunker style building complete with a windowless interior. Perfect for avoiding those zombies, or just avoiding keeping track of how long you've been there.

If you like your bars themed and your cocktails delicious, this spot has you covered.

The Shelter Cocktail Lounge in Tucson, Arizona, was built in 1961 as a nod to the Cold War. The interior decor is every bit as preserved as those couches that used to sit under plastic in our grandparent's house.

You can find tons of JFK paraphernalia, as well as whacky black velvet art that dons the walls of the windowless venue.

Different themed nights bring the past to life via '60s music, disco, and an '80s night.

Um, yes, please. We love big hair and neon!

You can throw down some quarters for a game of ping pong, or test your skills on the vintage pinball machines while you sip boozy concoctions.

There is always an old school movie playing in the background to add to the antique vibe of the space.

Inside the dark bar, you will feel like you've traveled back in time to a retro fallout shelter far from the modern streets of the city.

Their happy hour, which runs every day from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.,  will get you a drink for $3.50, or you can try their legendary martinis for only $5.50.

Those prices sure seem authentic to an era when a drink didn't cost you an entire paycheck, and we are all about it.

You might find the bathrooms are your favorite part of the whole experience, as the walls are covered with bad jokes taped up by staff.

Sipping tasty drinks and brushing up on poor humor is an excellent way to spend an evening.

Now we have a place stocked with plenty of boozy treats and entertainment to ride out any zombie or alien invasions.

The Shelter

Price: 💸

Address: 4155 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ

Why You Need To Go: This 'fallout shelter' themed bar is the perfect blast from the past to enjoy a cocktail or two.


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