With all the multicultural restaurants and hip cocktail bars/rock clubs, Eat Street isn't known for its sports bar(s). But like a beer-stocked lighthouse in a sea of salsa and Chartreuse, Ryan's Pub is a beacon for neighborhood hoops fans. And with $4 (20-ounce) Michelob Goldens and $6 chicken tender baskets during games, you should still have enough for one of those swanky cocktails.
Ryan's Pub, 1410 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls. 612-208-0826, www.ryanspub.net