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“Drinks are watered down and the older...”
Review of Roscoe's Tavern

Roscoe's Tavern
Ranked #67 of 569 Nightlife in Chicago
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Reviewed July 21, 2010

Drinks are watered down and the older bouncer was completly rude! Went to sidetracks afterwards

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Reviewed August 23, 2009

This place is the worst representation of the Chicago gay community. You are better off at any other bar on the Halsted strip. This bar is old, dirty and has the worst customer service anywhere around. The employees let hoodlums hangout in front of the entrance smoking cigarette sand blocking the entry, the drinks are all measured electronically & the beer is way over priced for the venue. This is a money pit. You see your money spent, but looking around, you have no idea where it goes. To top it off, when a friend who was being the designated driver asked for a glass of water, he was told: “It’s $4.00 for a bottle or I can give you a cup and you can fill it in the bathroom.” (Fill it in the bathroom???)It’s obvious they have the ability to pour a glass of water, but were too lazy and arrogant to accommodate the request; by the way, the bar was dead that night and there was nobody waiting for drinks. After this episode, I would never go back being that my money spent there, can’t even afford a glass of water OR respect.

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Reviewed February 12, 2006

The bouncers here are all rude and on some terrible power trip. The night I went to the club, I saw 2 frail, harmless girls being "escorted" (more like DRAGGED) by three MALE bouncers and PINNED to the wall for having a minor dispute about coat check tickets with the head bouncer. The girls were histerically crying, trying to calmly explain the mix up - but the power-tripping bouncers would hear none of it. Just terrible. Cops finally came and broke it up. Sobered me up pretty quick, and made me throw up in my mouth a little to watch grown MEN pin down and man-handle WOMEN at a GAY CLUB!!!! What universe do we live in? I left - and went across the street to SIDETRACKS, where they know how to treat custumers right.

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Reviewed June 6, 2016
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