Downtown Hotel

entertainment-nightlife / Other

Downtown Hotel information

Location
Dawson , Canada
Address
cnr Queen St & 2nd Ave
Telephone
+1 867 993 5346
Opening hours
11am-late
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This unremarkable bar comes to life at 9pm in summer for what can best be called the 'Sourtoe Schtick.' Tourists line up to drink a shot of booze ($10) that has a pickled human toe floating in it. It's a long-running gag that's delightfully chronicled in Dieter Reinmuth's The Saga of the Sourtoe . (That the toe – it is real – looks much like a bit of beef jerky should give pause to anyone used to late-night Slim Jim jonesing…)