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The Side Quest

17900 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3416
+1 216-228-1212
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A decent choice for fun and entertainment!

Excellent local gem of pop culture and geek culture. Many large tvs mounted showing popular shows... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
TheLaughingMan86
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Cleveland, Ohio
Grilled Chicken

Not your typical fried food bar. There is some health to go with your gaming activities! The... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Tim K
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The Side Quest is Lakewood's Geek Bar, we are the bar that celebrates pop and geek culture best. The Side Quest is place for everyone, no matter how nerdy, to enjoy the things they love while having a few great craft beers with friends. With an extensive selection of ciders, meads and geeky cocktails, there is something for everyone. The Side Quest focuses on all things geek & beer. Theme Nights, Geeks Who Drink Trivia, Lectures, Dungeons & Dragons, Board Games and Live Television Programing are common events. The Side Quest is a 21+ Venue
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“geek” (4 reviews)
“humanity” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 12:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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17900 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3416
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+1 216-228-1212
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Excellent local gem of pop culture and geek culture. Many large tvs mounted showing popular shows and movies. Authentic memorabilia/collectibles throughout the place..shelves and shelves of board games, various table top favorites available for rent: $1 per person; play as many as you have time...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Not your typical fried food bar. There is some health to go with your gaming activities! The grilled chicken sandwhich is amazing and the mouth waters with every bite! Since the kitchen rolled out under new mgmt in jan 2018 i cant think of a...More

Thank Tim K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I had such a great time playing games at this establishment. Nothing like a good D & D campaign! It has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and people are happy to have you join their games.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I've been to quite a few bars in many places, and have never received service so bad. I wanted to give this a "poor" instead of "terrible" but can't find a reason to. The geek kitsch isn't enough to cover up for bad service. I...More

1  Thank Huey L
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great place with a unique environment for a bar. Played Cards Against Humanity for hours with friends in a snowy night.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy going to SQ. I'd recommend trying the Butterbeer! They host a lot of cool events (see their Facebook page) that I haven't been able to attend, but I've heard great things. It's a nice, chill place to hang out. I like that...More

Thank Caitlin N
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Side Quest. We were there on a Monday night, so we played vintage video games all night. They also have a great selection of board games. The staff is awesome and I love the geek themed drink menu. If...More

Thank AjaBesler
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to chill, have a few drinks and play s various board games, this place is made for you. Extremely laid back atmosphere and a wide variety of beers on tap or bottled make it easy to find something...More

Thank Teresa F
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

I wish we lived closer to Lakewood, because holy crap I had no idea it was such a hipster-nerd mecca. Between this and 8-bit (the bar with retro arcade games set to free-play), this might be one of my new favorite towns. They have a...More

Thank chairduck
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

This place is a bar where you can play board games. They have a huge selection of games (143 at last count). They have tons of cool theme events and trivia nights. They also do a Cards Against Humanity night and console game night. The...More

3  Thank Awesomeava
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