Behold the Newly Reopened, Not-at-All-Divey Murio’s Trophy Room

Ceci n'est pas un dive.

Longtime Upper Haight watering hole Murio’s Trophy Room (1811 Haight Street) closed last fall after some new owners came on board, and with the new year comes a new and shiny Murio’s. Gone are the Christmas lights and tacked-up caricatures, and in their place are some fresh surfaces, a brand new pool table, and some Moroccan-style light fixtures. Some will be comforted to find the old jukebox is still there, but this is definitely a new bar for a new era, and not likely to feel as comfortably kitschy for hip kids hoping to slum it. Below, a before-and-after comparison.

They should probably take it out of the “Dive Bars” category on Yelp now, right?

Photos: Yelp/Brian Smeets

See our full slideshow of the newly remodeled interior.