With a long skinny bar lit by globe bulbs, a display case full of Elvis memorabilia, and a room full of intimate cocktail tables facing a stage and dance floors, Povlitzki's on 65 is classic bar ambiance to the nth power. Povlitzki's also features a full menu, pull tabs, paddle wheel, billiards, darts, live entertainment and affordable broasted chicken kept toasty in a pizza warmer. The bar also boasts a spacious, partially-enclosed smoking patio.
It's been three years and six months since it became illegal to smoke inside a Minnesota bar, but when you walk into Povlitzki's on 65, a roadside lounge in Spring Lake Park, you can't help but imagine a cloud of cigarette smoke still hanging in the air, obscuring the vintage globe bulbs lighting its long, skinny bar, making it hard to see across the room to admire the display case full of Elvis memorabilia or the intimate cocktail tables facing a small stage and dance floor. The place isn't... More »