Although this friendly downtown Chandler tavern features the usual bar-type distractions, like billiards and touch-screen video games, our favorite pastime at this laid-back joint is people-watching. True to its name, Max & Ted's 480 Neighborhood Bar is just that, a gathering spot for folks who live nearby. Grizzled bandanna-wearing bikers enjoy hitting on the bartending babes, while polo shirt-clad businessmen watch SportsCenter on the tube and feast on Buffalo wings and blue-collar workers make like Minnesota Fats on the pool tables. The place gets packed on Friday and Saturday nights by karaoke cowboys, who come to assault other patrons with their renditions of Carrie Underwood and Toby Keith songs.
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