A major draw: the $7.95 all-you-can-eat lunch buffet (repeated Wednesday and Sunday nights), complete with soups, salads, pizza, pastas and desserts. Oh, and it's actually quite good. Also known as a sports bar.
Best Of 2015: Neighborhood Bar: North
It can be a hell of a trek from Briargate to downtown just to catch some live music and share a drink or two. Fortunately for the northerners among us, there's the Back East Bar & Grill. (And for the northern northerners among us, Back East's new Monument location.) Convert your Friday night cab fare into tasty food, cold beers and live music right in your own backyard. And if you think "Back East" is just a moniker, find yourself pleasantly proven wrong when you discover the many pizzas, Philly cheese steaks and other East Coast favorites. — Bridgett Harris