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The Scientists get pampered and serenaded on West Avenue

Photo: Chuck Kerr, License: N/A

Chuck Kerr

John Burwell sings to Dr. Shaver and the rest of the Scientists at Hidden Tavern.

But maybe that’s a sign that we should drop into Hidden Tavern more regularly. Initially, we mistook low-key for low-rent — but the Tavern won us over with its chill vibe, friendly barstaff, and steady soundtrack of some amazing local singers (and a few hilarious ones). Definitely worth leaving our comfort zone and going into hiding for the night. •


*Read in your best Olmec from Legends of the Hidden Temple voice.

Hidden Tavern

11407 West Avenue
(210) 541-0001


Vibe Tacky, but friendly — it’s not a “place to be seen,” but a good place to get heard on the karaoke stage and to relax with good friends.

Best Use Check out karaoke on Tuesday and Friday-Sunday, and be sure to put your name in with the host early.

Prices Sunday specials: $2.50 Smirnoff, $2 Budweiser bottles

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