Photos: The Classic Tavern takes over Local Bar@Highland

All photos by Danielle Lirette
After decades as the Arabian Bar, the classic dive at 3360 Navajo Street closed last fall and was given a facelift by Barry Zadikoff, owner of Barry's on Broadway, who opened it as Local Bar@Highland in January. But the concept was short-lived: The space was recently sold to the Little Pub group, which did a few renovations and just reopened it as the Classic Tavern. The new owners hope to provide the LoHi neighborhood with a hangout that has the same dive-bar vibe as the Arabian (the mural on the exterior is a tribute to that spot); while there's no kitchen, the bar plans to serve frozen pizzas in the near future.

Danielle Lirette stopped in to see the new/old watering hole; keep reading for a look at the space.

See also:
- Local Bar @ Highland now open in former Arabian Bar space
- Barry's@Highlands moves into former Arabian Bar space
- LoHi goes from 22 bars and restaurants to 55 -- in just six years







The Classic Tavern is open Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. and from 11 to 2 a.m. on weekends; call 720-638-7463 for more information.

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The Classic Tavern

3360 Navajo St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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Local Bar was literally the worst bar I have ever set foot in.

Thom Toomey
Thom Toomey

Had drinks at the Arabian after shift worked at Patsy's many times, good memory.

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