by Julius Dehaemers on
So, I had great expectations of getting a decent shot or three of whiskey and a bite to eat. Admittedly, this was our third place of choice, but we still had high hopes upon walking in. The atmosphere was clean, smooth, and lighting was temperate. I especially enjoyed the stage setup, expecting to see some good live music later. The people also seemed active and the bartenders friendly. Even the banter about Stevie Wonder having just come through unexpected the night before made it seem as though my date & I had selected a good place. So... We ordered drinks and food at the bar, and things just got worse from there. One of our appetizers came out quickly, but two whiskeys later, we had watched others who had ordered after us receive their entrees, while we were still wondering what happened to our food. The bartender keeps coming back saying the food is coming, and asking if we want something else to drink. Meanwhile, two different barbacks have come by at 20 minute intervals to take away our plates and silverware, yet we have not gotten our additional appetizer, nor either of the two entrees (neither were so complicated as to justify this, really). Finally, I'm at the end of my patience and the bartender pleads that I just have one more drink. I comply because I am already drunk and just frustrated. Really, I should have bounced right then. Food comes out another 15 minutes later, and, yes, it was good. Maybe because i was ravenous at the time, or maybe because it actually is well prepared, I don't know. Whatever the case, it was not worth the wait. Had they just offered to comp the meal/drinks or such I wouldn't complain as much, but seriously bad service for me that night.
by Qrazy I. on
I have been there for the past 5 Saturday nights. Even partied there for my birthday. The paperstreet/dj brendan/moshulu summer mix was a great time. So sad to see it end next month. Get there if you get a chance.
by Cory Vidas on
It doesn't get worse. I mean those crap bag clubs in North Beach are bad enough right? NOT SO FAST! This place is the worst. I came here with a friend of mine that was having a bachelor party. It was so bad that he wasn't even having fun... at his own party. Imagine every freak-o monster jock face that has to have 40" of personal space around him or he throws elbows and talks shit... then give them booze... and put them all in a small hot room. You get the idea. There is plenty of trim too but you are better off just talking to that Maxim magazine at home with a six-pack, you'll also save $50 or more... and still be home alone at the end of the night.
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