There is often an emphasis on breakfast foods such as eggs (including omelettes), waffles, pancakes, and French toast.
Individual bars may be considered to be disreputable, sinister, or even a detriment to the community The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary indicates that, in the United States in the 1880s, the term referred to an illegal drinking den or other place of ill repute, especially one located in a basement. In 2010, magazine described a dive bar as: “A church for down-and-outers and those who romanticize them, a rare place where high and low rub elbows — bums and poets, thieves and slumming celebrities. _ A jukebox with a selection that would satiate your punk aficionado older brother, Rat Pack adoring grandfather, and soul singer swooning girlfriend.
It’s a place that wears its history proudly.” Dive Bars this way: A disreputable entertainment establishment “The term dive bar was coined in the 1800’s, when these establishments were generally located below street level, away from genteel and pampered respectable citizens. _ The air of a secret hideaway you’ve luckily and unknowingly stumbled into.
_ Patrons from every walk of life.” These definitions seem right on to us, and further the 5 Point’s reputation as both a great dive bar and a great diner.
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The 5 Point Cafe has been called several things over the years, but usually is referred to as a dive bar or a diner (and often considered one of Seattle’s best dive bar and diner…in fact The Stranger has called it one of the World’s best dive bars! Wikipedia says of Diners: “…Diners are characterized by offering a wide range of foods, mostly American, a casual atmosphere, a counter, and late operating hours…Diners almost invariably serve American food such as hamburgers, french fries, club sandwiches, and other simple fare.
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Much of the food is grilled, as early diners were based around a grill.