Queens >Food & Dining > Sidetracks Restaurant & Lounge
45-08 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, NY | Directions 1110440.742948 -73.919237
Restaurant: Daily 12pm-11pm
Nightclub: Thu-Sat 11:30pm-4am
DISRESPECTFUL BOUNCER AND DJ TOWARDS WOMEN – HORRIBLE experience.. held a party ..bouncers and DJ were very disrespectful towards my guests..used improper language and got even physical --SOME KIND OF A POWER RUSH going on in their heads..REALLY DISAPPOINTED as this was not the first time I went there and held a party.. LEFT GOOD BUSINESS- no one disrespected any of the staff serving our party-- AND THAT"S THE THANKS YOU GET AT SIDE TRACKS - JUST THOUGHT I'D SHARE THIS WITH YOU before anyone plans to do GOOD business with that place FROM HELL. You are better off paying a little more elswhere without the BULLYING OF GUESTS. BOUNCERS are there to keep you safe and DJ to play the MUSIC. HORRIBLE PEOPLE TO DEAL WITH.. BOUNCER'S NAME IS RICK AND STEVE--SPREAD THE WORD.
Drinks and Music is great. – I have been there about four times this year after midnight. I have never eaten there but the music and club experience is about the best in Queens. Drinks are not very expensive and no cover. It's better than any over priced Manhattan club on a Saturday night.
Kind of a Thuggy Atmosphere – If guys in black silky shirts with gold jewelry and heavy set girls in tight tight short dresses are you're kind of folks, welcome to Sidetracks. Sorta like "Jersey Shore" comes to QNZ Blvd. The food was just all right-- I'd classify it as so-so diner food, with a fairly bland menu. The service was okay. I cannot understand the place's popularity as far as the food and atmosphere is concerned. The front windows do open up, so I can see how , on nice evenings, one can sit at the windows with a drink and watch the people and traffic on Qnz Blvd, but aside from the place holds no charm.
Consistent Good Time – We live in Sunnyside and eat here several times a month. Because of the excellent service (Eamon is the best!) and the delicious food, we opted to have our rehearsal dinner in their private room. As always, it was delicious and we were so pleased to have Sidetrack's representing Sunnyside - our guests all had a wonderful time and were quite impressed!
Always good food and nice service – I eat here 3-4 times a month and always have a great meal and pleasant friendly and professtional service. The soups a great. The portions are good. Very attentive service. They raise money for lots of organizations in the area with golf outings, etc. I have never had a dish I didn't enjoy. Sadly I had to use their back room for a funeral lunch and honestly they were wonderful.
Nice entrees, but needs work on the attitude – I first went to this bar/restaurant shortly after moving to sunnyside. My parents and I enjoyed the food, and we had a nice experience. So if you want a nice dinner, and can get there early, this is a nice place to eat.....
HOWEVER.... you're pretty much hit or miss on the service, and the place as just passable appetizers, and drinks. We've had servers mix up our credit card with others, not clear our table, and disappear from the floor (poof!). Appetizers or just ok; I could probably do the same buying frozen appetizers from the supermarket. The drinks are inconsistent and geared toward the younger crowd, being overly sweet, and light on alcohol.
Unless your a 20-something year old, looking for a "hip" (for sunnyside) place on a Friday or Saturday night, stay away. The music is overly loud, there's no place to sit, and there are only a couple of waitresses.
Here is my last experience.
We got there once on a friday night around 9:40, 2 other tables having dinner. We asked are they still serving, and were told please have a seat, and taken to a table. We were looking for some place to sit and chat with friends. Some DJ started loud music around 11pm (annoying, but understandable).... BUT then around 11:20 some guy comes up to our table and tells us, it's reserved and we have to leave the table. I'm pretty shocked, and ask the waiter when he comes. He says "oh, yeah".. Well, we pay and haven't gone back since. You never know when a table will be "reserved" again, so why bother.
Just awesome! – Hubby and I have gone there for dinner twice in the last 2 months and both times have loved it. The menu has great variety (I don't eat meat or poultry), everything is fresh and the service couldn't be better. Try the HOME MADE Tiramisu whoa. Delish!
They've redecorated since I had been there years ago, and it's so hip and relaxing. Great spot.
Had a great time for my birthday. – I celebrated my bday here on a Saturday with some family and friends and we all had a great time! The food was good!
Awesome service – I had my birthday here- from the hostess to busser everyone was attentive. I brought several friends here that never go to Sunnyside and everyone loved the food & service. Thank you for being so attentive-
My Fav. Restaurant in Queens – This is hands down my all time favorite restaurant in Queens. I've been going here for years and I just adore this gem. The ambiance is top notch, perfect for cocktails and appetizers on a Friday or a full on dinner any night of the week. The all stafs are all super friendly and I consider many to be friends, as we've gotten to know each other over the years. I would recommend to anyone.
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