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Best Place to Play Pool Miami 2010 - Sharp Shooters Billiards

Sharp Shooters Billiards

Sharp Shooters Billiards

7200 SW 117th Ave.

Kendale Lakes, FL 33183

305-596-0588

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After drunkenly dipping the tip of your cue stick into a stranger's beer, you somehow sidestep a fistfight. For a moment, your luck looks good. But there's still this last shot, and it's a tricky one. The eight ball is trapped against the cushion between the three and six. You chalk up. You take your shot. You scratch. You lose. You pay out another $20. Man, it's time for more tequila. The clock says 5 p.m., and this is happy hour at your favorite pool hall. There's grit and smoke and tough old hustlers working their evening scheme. Behind the black bar, lurid red neon spells it out in a cursive scrawl: "Sharp" to the left, "Shooters" to the right. Suddenly, some boozer kicks the jukebox and Merle Haggard begins singing: "Hell, we'll wake up the roosters if we drink them real slow/Well, let's have a double and a six-pack to go." Those words make you feel like Minnesota Fats. You order a $8.10 pack of Marlboros and another round of cheap booze. A table usually costs $6.50 a person per hour, but two happy-hour drinks get you free games till 8. This reposado is your fourth. It's time to play again.
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Kay
Kay

Great to see they got best pool room. I have seen famous people there like Jeanette Lee, the Black Widow and the late Steve Mizerak playing there. You never know who will walk in. Congratulations.

Lee
Lee

Too funny an article. The writer sure has a good imagination. It is good to know that Sharp Shooters is a place where a woman "doesn't" have to worry about fights and old pool hustlers, but if you want a good time, a nice drink, good company and some good pool, this is the place to be.

c
c

It's obvious this writer has watched "The Hustler" one too many times. Other than the fact that Sharp Shooters IS the best pool hall in Miami, this story is riddled with mistruths and stereotypes. Sidestep a fist fight? Not likely. Kick the jukebox? Maybe in 1994 before digital jukeboxes, like the one at Sharp Shooters, were used. Tough, old hustlers? Time to watch "The Color of Money" again.

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