When Russ Bar opened in 2011, many locals were overjoyed to have a low-key and fun bar for patrons over 25. Today, with the Left Bank by Rudolfskai mostly overrun by the high school and college-age crowd, Russ is a welcome mature alternative to more expensive bars nearby. Beneath vaulted ceilings of ancient masonry, the wood paneling and warm red and brown tones give the joint a laid-back atmosphere. Drinks are reasonably priced and the general feel is more like a classy pub for 25 to 45 year olds, with a humane music volume and quick, friendly service. The place begins to fill at around 10pm.