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Over priced

Over priced cover charge for a small very basic club. On a side note the door man is a few cents... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2014
squidnation
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San Diego, California
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Great For Bottle Service

Checked out SideBar on a Friday night and it was alright. The bartenders were very good and the... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
mbarnes27
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Feb 19, 2018
“Great For Bottle Service”
Dec 14, 2016
“Overpriced galore”
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Checked out SideBar on a Friday night and it was alright. The bartenders were very good and the music was decent. If you have the coin to get bottle service I think it would make for a much better experience.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mbarnes27
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Drinks are rip off priced and not that strong. This bar should never have a cover. It gets very crowded and it's just not all that great. Too expensive for that kind of place which is a turn off.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank kevin s
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I was on a bar crawl with my friend. We got there and we passed a long line of dudes. Once inside there was a tiny bar and all these old people (late 50s) were there mixed with people in their 20s. We left to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Katrina R
Reviewed March 26, 2016

SideBar is a poor excuse for a night club. More like a wannabe. I gave it one star as it won't post with zero. Its so small. Looks crowded as they keep the back closed until the little front is totally cramped. Besides a huge...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Sunshine3710
Reviewed January 1, 2015

We got exposed to an inhuman to humiliating treatment from the bouncers. We paid for a table and gotk Kicked out because in their opinion my girlfriend was too intoxicated off the alcohol they sold her. So bassicly u pay for the club and the...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank dhgf
Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Over priced cover charge for a small very basic club. On a side note the door man is a few cents short of a nickel.

1  Thank squidnation
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Very rude bouncers. I left another bar to see side bar and they wouldn't let me in with plenty of time til close.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Sunbeam S
Reviewed January 13, 2014

Side Bar was really nice. This was the second stop of the club crawl. only two stalls in the women's restroom....say what??? Top shelf drinks averages around $11. Two bars. The DJ was really good. They have dancers on side of the club. Some were...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank zwicked
Reviewed June 16, 2013

The side bar is just one of your average bars, I mean it can be fun at times, but other times I find myself yawning. If you're going to go, make it during the summer, that's when this place really heats up.

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Hazel D
Reviewed June 23, 2012

First time at sidebar. Went on a sunday had lots of fun except for the old men sitting by the window looking at all the chicks. Kinda grossed me out. Music was chill crowd was fun. Went with a couple friends that knew people so...More

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