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Bside Ballroom

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1 Clinton Plaza Dr, Oneonta, NY 13820-2548
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem that's for sure! Met with our friends for cocktails and decided to dine. Service was very friendly and food was good. Definitely a must try.

Thank Chris R
Oneonta, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Met friend for a cocktail - added a couple of their "specials" -- DELISH! Great service, wonderful music?

Thank RLH98
Syracuse, New York
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We visited B Side this weekend with a group of friends. We had been forewarned that there was a very large reunion group there at the same time, and that a popular 90's band was due to play at 9:00. After a slightly rocky start (took 30 minutes from time of arrival to receipt of drinks) we quickly realized that... More 

Thank Meg S
Oneonta, New York
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This cocktail bar has great live music and a small club atmosphere. Live jazz music, craft beers, cocktails and an excellent selection of gourmet small plate dishes are the n reasons to visit. Service is a bit hit or miss, depending on the server, but the kitchen and the management is attentive and wiling to please their customers.

Thank DrPohaku
Oneonta, New York
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Thank God for the B-Side. Finally, they put a place in Oneonta that is made for the young professional and music lover. You won't find a TV in the place, but you will find a wide, wide variety of beers, bourbons, vodkas, and other liquors. You will find that the food is really unique, flavorful and consistent and the service... More 

Thank chad s
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Unique and thoroughly enjoyable food, classic cocktails and live music. Had a great time at the bside. Glad we discovered this restaurant and plan on returning again soon. If you're in the area, I highly recommend bside for it's great food and musical guests!

Thank Kenneth L
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016

So.. NYC foodie talking here. 3 trips... all awesome. Bar is wonderful and staff is knowledgeable. Bartenders have a great drink list at great prices. Place is really nicely done... a stage for music, but that is not so often. It is mainly a GREAT restaurant serving daring food combinations, all very tasty. THere is literally something for everyone and... More 

1 Thank garypach
Andes, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 May 2016

My classmates and I decided to meet at bside to catch up after not seeing each other for a couple of years. I was impressed the second that I walked through the door. The décor is sophisticated enough to set it apart from many other restaurants in the area, but cozy enough to make you feel very comfortable, even in... More 

Thank Meghan22
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

The Bside is unique in Oneonta. It offers a variety of music along with a small but interesting menu. I marvel at the chefs.. the kitchen is tiny and they turn out really good menu. Watch the website and find the music that you like and GO! you won't be disappointed. The Bar area is a great place to stop... More 

Thank amlusins
Morris, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We were there for a private anniversary party. There was no flat screen tv and no quick draw machines. It was just a very nice environment with good drinks and the food was great. There were approx. 60 people with plenty of room and a great atmosphere. You should not miss this place !

Thank Peter G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Clinton Plaza Dr, Oneonta, NY 13820-2548
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
  • Phone Number: 6074322053

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?