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Pop's Nightclub

Map & Directions 401 Monsanto Ave.
East St. Louis, IL 62201
  • Bar Food
  • Open 24 Hours, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Late Night


Riverfront Times' Description

Drive up to Pop's, and you might just lose your nerve in that vast, concrete Illinois wasteland, brightly lit by gas station flood lights and blazing neon strip clubs. But you'll pull up and park anyway because hell, the damn place never closes. No matter if you arrive at 6 p.m. for a local show or major rock band, or six a.m. after a bizarre strip-club crawl winding from the Brooklyn sin strip to Sauget, there's one thing you can count on at Pop's: Someone is always drunker than you could ever hope to be at this truck stop-venue-watering hole.

Member Reviews

  • mml7482 wrote a review for Pop's Nightclub
    on 01/14/14

    Nothing has changed in 15 years...Pops still sucks! Bad sound, bad set up, drinks are over priced and weak, and the security is still TERRIBLE. They are nothing more than wanna be cops with over-inflated egos that think they have something to prove by using excessive force. The music was great, but the overall experience was a waste of money and time. It's no wonder so many... More >>

  • justintime0985
    justintime0985 wrote a review for Pop's Nightclub
    on 02/21/13

    great venue

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Tips from foursquare

  • Riverfront Times on 11/15/10

    Voted Best Neighborhood Bar (East Side) by RFT Readers!

  • Scott C. on 08/27/11

    Great concert venue and the areas only bar that's open 24/7... Perfect for any after hours party

  • Mary K. on 01/27/13

    Do not ever invite my mom to pops.

  • William W. on 10/24/10

    Pops rocks 24/7 what could be better...nothin

  • Dhyan S. on 10/03/10

    Shitty club unless you like country hillbilly stuff. Drinks weren't great either.

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