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Best Place to Shoot Pool

Jimmy's Pro Billiards

Run by local legend Jimmy Wetch, once the fifth greatest billiards player in the world, this place retains a vibe reminiscent of the great pool halls of the golden 1980s. Jimmy's Pro Billiards is one of the few places left that still carries dozens of immaculate, premier tables, including 9-foot Diamond tables and a 12-foot snooker table. A bunch of seasoned semi-pros hang out here, but casual amateurs are more than welcome too — just as long as they don't commit the ultimate sin of trying to balance a beer on the rail. Come around enough and you might pick up some insider tricks. Jimmy vacuums his equipment like a madman. The tiny kitchen in the back churns out colossal burgers. The whole area is home to a stand of equally serious pool halls. If you think you're good at pool, you could go to CC Club and try to hustle the drunk kids, but go to Jimmy's for quality competition.

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