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April 14, 2011 at 12:37pm

PHOTOS: For the love of bartender Darrell

Bartender Darrell has your back at the Unicorn Sports Bar in Ruston. Photography by Steve Dunkelberger

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Bartenders can make or break a bar. The Unicorn Sports Bar sits in the former category. The folks who hang at the Ruston watering hole do so because of bartender Darrell. He seems to know all of his customers and what they drink. He is Johnny Hustle with those bottles and taps. Added to that, the DJ music, mixed age and race crowd and the way-too-good for-bar-food eats on the menu make this a hole in the wall worth navigating the neighborhood to find it.

[Unicorn Sports Bar, 5302 N. 49th St., Ruston, 253.752.5939]

Tahee Reece

Freddie Ravenell and Jimmy Oquist

DJ Tim Wallen

LINK: More photos of the night

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Comments for "PHOTOS: For the love of bartender Darrell" (4)

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Tanya said on Apr. 14, 2011 at 4:49pm

The Uni is the best! Please stop telling people about it because it gets TOO packed as it is!! Darrel is the best!

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Louise said on Apr. 14, 2011 at 9:14pm

Darrell is the best bartender I have ever seen. He really makes everyone feel at home in his bar. No other bartender compares to him ,and his talent for making drinks is prolific and indomitable.

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Heather and Ryan said on Apr. 14, 2011 at 10:31pm

This is crazy! These guys work hard everyday to make sure everyone is happy and has a great time.  About time they receive a little appreciation back! Way to go Darrell, Tim and Richard.... Don't forget Kay! My husband and I moved away 3 years ago And there isn't a weekend I don't think about the awesome memories I had at the unicorn! These people make you feel like family.... I miss them a ton!

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Michelle said on Apr. 15, 2011 at 4:14am

Darrell is awesome, he always remembers my name and what I like to drink. I didn't go in for months and he still remembered I like a lemon in my water and a straw, and of course, a shot of crown. He is always friendly, on top of it, and super down to earth.

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