25. Mitch's Tavern

City: Raleigh, N.C.
School: North Carolina State
Address: 2426 Hillsborough St.
Website: mitchstavern.com

Located a brick's throw away from NCSU's red-brick lined campus, Mitch's is a tavern's tavern with a twist (it's got gumbo and a veggie chili). Just be sure to pace yourself—it's on the second floor, and its narrow staircase is an unforgiving sobriety test.