City Paper: Upper Deck Tavern will Close at the End of the Month

Credit: Yelp

The Charleston City Paper dropped something of a bombshell on Charleston food and bev fans today - the Upper Deck Tavern will close at the end of the month.

The downtown institution, ultimate dive bar, and karaoke hotspot has kept watch over their section of King Street for 16 years, but owner Ken Newman told the City Paper that the bar lost its lease and will soon close.

Be sure to read the Charleston City Paper's full story here.

3 comments

  1. Reports: Recovery Room Owner Turning the Former Upper Deck Tavern Space into Karaoke Bar | Holy City Sinner 23 August, 2019 at 20:15 Reply

    […] Several local media outlets are reporting that the owner of the Recovery Room, Chris "Boston" DiMattia, has purchased the space currently inhabited by King Street Bait and Tackle, and will turn it into a themed karaoke bar called Bangkok Lounge. The second floor space was formerly the home of the Upper Deck Tavern, a beloved dive bar that closed in February 2018. […]

  2. Reports: Recovery Room Owner Turning the Former Upper Deck Tavern Space into Karaoke Bar | City of Charleston 23 August, 2019 at 20:31 Reply

    […] Several local media outlets are reporting that the owner of the Recovery Room, Chris “Boston” DiMattia, has purchased the space currently inhabited by King Street Bait and Tackle, and will turn it into a themed karaoke bar called Bangkok Lounge. The second floor space was formerly the home of the Upper Deck Tavern, a beloved dive bar that closed in February 2018. […]

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