We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!


Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1608 S Main St, Ottawa, KS 66067-3805
Phone Number: 785-242-8888
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Open now
See all hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 2:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 4 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
  • 1
    Very good
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
The Travelers

The food was very good and the service was excellent. Great atmosphere. It was too hot to sit outside; but, the inside was clean and comfortable. We recommend this place for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2016
Cathryn D
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

4 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 4: English reviews
Level Contributor
40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good and the service was excellent. Great atmosphere. It was too hot to sit outside; but, the inside was clean and comfortable. We recommend this place for good bar foods.

Thank Cathryn D
Ottawa, Kansas
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This place serves a wide variety of food and drink at a reasonable price. Dining is available inside or out. Summertime could find you out back by the volleyball nets and league play. All in all its's a very nice place to eat and or drink.

Thank deweys1427
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

When you come to town the name will have been changed to South Beach Cove. The wings on tuesday for $.40 are small but very tasty. It didn't take long to eat 20 as good as they were. Cold beer, Covered deck other benefits of this place

1 Thank Terry N
Level Contributor
320 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

The Sandbar should be classified under the bar/club type of attraction. We stopped to overnite in Ottawa at a motel close to an Applebees. Applebee's was having a Veteran's Day special so the place was packed. We decided to cruise historic downtown Ottawa til the crowd at Applebees died down which is where we saw The Sandbar. It's parrothead atmosphere... More 

Thank OTR_Again_IM

Travelers who viewed Sandbar also viewed


Been to Sandbar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sandbar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?