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The Side Quest

Closed Now: 16:00 - 02:30
Open today: 16:00 - 02:30
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Tiny, Geek Haven

Tiny, niche bar for nostalgia and geek fans. We’ve attended Geeks Who Drink trivia here and had a... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
via mobile
Geeks Bar

I typically am attending Trivia Night hosted by Geeks Who Drink when I go here. Their trivia night... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Trent R
Lakewood, Ohio
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  • Terrible8%
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“board games”(4 reviews)
“geek”(4 reviews)
“trivia”(2 reviews)
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...more
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17900 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3416
+1 216-228-1212
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Tiny, niche bar for nostalgia and geek fans. We’ve attended Geeks Who Drink trivia here and had a lot of fun. They have a couple walls of games for you to check out and play while you eat and drink, everything from your childhood to...More

Thank adroitpink
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I typically am attending Trivia Night hosted by Geeks Who Drink when I go here. Their trivia night is really well done, however, the Side Quest also has a large selection of board and card games you can select from and play. It is easy,...More

Thank Trent R
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

Thank TheLaughingMan86
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
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.

Thank Brenlee5
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

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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.

Thank kovdanas
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
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
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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