by Cassandra M. on
oh bOb....you are like my dirty old uncle* that i love hanging out with. everytime i pass bOb's im usually greeted by the bouncers (its almost cheers-esque..."'NORM!' 'hey everybody...'"). does that mean i go to bob's a lot? maybe. but it also means that the bouncers (and bartenders) are super friendly. if you want a place to hang out with friends and dance to your hearts content to hiphop, rnb and reggae/dancehall (for minimal cover $5/after 10-11)...bOb's is the place to go. yes, space is limited. and by limited i mean there is none. be prepared to -bump and grind with anyone in a one foot radius -fight your way to the bar because of said lack of space -come out sweatier than richard simmons after an hour of sweatin to the oldies... if someone steps on your toes, dont take it personal. if someone spills a drink on you, dont take it personal. if a dude grabs your hand because he wants to dance with you (and you dont want to)...yank it back, keep it movin and dont take it personal. just go with the flow...this is what makes bOb's...bOb's. *okay maybe that is in reference to the bouncer.
by Chrissy R. on
My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this place [literally stumbled, for him -- we went there after $1 PBRs at Sugar Mom's :)] one night, and I admit -- we were mostly drawn in by the fact that a friend of his is a bouncer there. But honestly, once I got in the door, I enjoyed the place. When we got there, a cool-looking band was leaving, and in their place was a Le Tigre song playing over the loudspeakers [which clinches it for me right there]. We were there late on a Friday night, so the place was absolutely *packed*. Very little room to move around unless you went to the back where the "stage" area is set-up [and the line for the bathroom]. There's a nice big plush couch back there next to the bar, which is really awesome for chilling out on. The rest of the place is your basic bar/restaurant set-up. However, the insanely high ceilings definitely take away from that trapped feeling you might get in such a crowded room. I didn't try the food that night, but did see that they have a really extensive menu [not just bar food!], and they serve well into the night, which is sometimes hard to find. I was really happy to find that they serve $2 Lagers [my favorite beer, and my boyfriend's] -- finally, a place I can get drunk for cheap and not have to drink shitty beer. The only reason this place loses points is the crowd -- both in volume and personality. There seemed to be a lot of the "usual" types around [group of lame guys looking for chicks and getting way too drunk in the process, emo kids, guys in business attire that are trying to look like they have more money than they do]. It was also insanely crowded -- had I not been standing at the door talking to the bouncer for most of our time there, I don't know if I would have had a place to sit/stand. Overall, though, not a bad time!