One of these cars may be Stacie's.

Location

1210 West Hickory Street

near CopyPro Copy Center and Crooked Crust

Hours
Mon-Sun: 11am - 2am
Phone
(940) 382-7025
Website
Facebook page
Owner(s)
Anita and Martin Bruno
Established
1990's-ish

Cool Beans is a pleasant little bar and restaurant by Fry Street, with absolutely revolting restrooms. (Update: There are new restrooms. They're not revolting.)

They also serve food. Stacie's[who?] car is usually parked out front.

Cool Beans often has live music on its roof.  It also has wi-fi. There are also many drink specials posted almost daily on their facebook page.

Cool stuff to do:

Sunday - Dominoes Tournament, $5 buy-in, 2 free beers, winning team takes all
Tuesday - Trivia Night, free to play, $6 domestic pitchers, $2 Beam during half time, Cool Beans Bucks pay out to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
Thursday - Saturday: Live music on the roof. No cover charge.

Weekly Food Specials:
Monday - $3.24 Hot Dog Deal
Tuesday - $5.95 Chicken Sandwich
Wednesday - $6.22 Billy Bird
Thursday - $5.40 Cool Beans Burger
Friday - Burger Day!!
Saturday - $5.68 Veggie Burger
Sunday - Wing specials during NFL season

Weekly Drink Specials:
Monday - $4 Pitchers of Ziegen Bock -- after 7pm only
Tuesday - $3 Calls
Wednesday - $4 double Beam, all other whiskey happy hour price
Thursday - $2 Long Islands
Friday - $3 Energy Shots: Blaster, Fancy Pants, etc.
Saturday - $5 double calls
Sunday - Service Industry Night, $10 domestic buckets
$1 shots of Beam when Cowboys score a touchdown

History

Cool Beans is the last building standing on this particular Fry Street block.

Began in 1992 after the closing of The Library. Since the demolition of The Tomato and the other buildings east of Cool Beans in 2007, this bar looks very lonely. Before the demolition, there was another room connected to the ground level with a pool table. Now there is a strange step up into a wall. They still have games in the back, however.

Cool Beans is less lonely, now. Student housing is all over the place.

As of 2011, Cool Beans is the last of the original buildings standing on its block.  It is a beacon of hope for everyone who hates The Man.

Beanstock

Veggie burger.

Cool beans hosts a regular "festival" called "beanstock". Get it?

The first Beanstock was in 2008. A bunch of bands play, and people drink and wrestle. The 2011 Beanstock was April 16 at 12:00pm - April 17 at 1:00am.

Bathrooms

Mens

The men's restroom is kind of like a 6th century dungeon. It's ghetto, with one urinal, and one toilet. The toilet is next to the sink, and isn't in a cubical. So, if you needed to poop, you would have to sit there, without a door of any kind, and if someone needed to wash their hands, they would get to stand next to you. Cool beans.

Womens

Standard bar restroom. Chalkboard with phone numbers, grubby tiles, mirror for primping, etc. 

Comments

2010-09-19 01:45:39 Not to mention, ...there lives a she-dwarf who will attack, snarling, IF you so much as walk past her flubbery mate. She stays behind the bar, otherwise.

 

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