Worst. Bar. Ever. Â My friends and I came here and they denied us at the door for NO reason and slammed the door in our faces. Â We asked the gentleman at the door why we were not allowed in and he said he would check with his manager. Â We assumed this was okay because frankly he seemed like he had a very low IQ so he clearly must have misunderstood his directive. Â When the equally intellectually challenged manager came over, he also denied us without being able to provide an explanation. Â We had called 10 minutes prior to ask if they were open, and they said yes for at least another hour, so when we cabbed over there and were then denied we were obviously upset. Â They were extremely rude to us and shut the door in our faces while clearly the bar was 1/2 full of patrons. Â I wish I could give this place 0 stars since we were not even able to experience it. Â We headed over to Atwood Tavern and the manager there was so sweet to us and told us that he actually used to work at Courtside and its basically the worst ever... they are super rude to everyone, really unclean (ewwww), and just a really bad work environment in general. Â We had a blast at Atwood Tavern though, would definitely recommend heading there instead of this dump.Review Source:
This is the closest bar to my apartment, and I do everything I can to avoid coming here. The best thing Courtside has going for it is NFL Sunday Ticket and they very kindly orchestrate the TVs for out-of-market fans there to ensure each group is able to watch their game of choice. They also offer free wi-fi, frequently used by the fantasy football obsessed on Sundays. That's where my positives end.
The tap lines are dirty, mixed drinks weak, vinyl tablecloths sticky. Karaoke is the main attraction, but good luck getting a chance to sing unless you're well known to the karaoke MC - otherwise you're more likely to spend 3 hours drinking crappy beer waiting for your turn that never comes. The food is truly abysmal, even with the lowest of expectations. Don't slap a single microwaved slice of American cheese over some stale chips and call it nachos. It's just offensive.
I love a good neighborhood dive bar, but Courtside is all dive, no good.