Side Pockets

600 S Tyler Rd # 222
Wichita, KS 67209
Side Pockets - Homestead Business Directory

Business Information

Billiard Parlors, Clubs
Community Organizations

Message from the Business

Billiard Parlors & Halls
In the fall of 1993, Keith Robinson (Founder and President of Side Pockets, Inc.) had sold his Bar & Grill located in Overland Park, Kansas and he was looking for a new venture. With the MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers) awareness program making a strong statement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages, he felt the time was right to open a sports bar / billiards parlor that would put more emphasis on indoor entertainment and less emphasis on drinking. He contacted his friend and pool-playing buddy, Richard Hawkins, and proposed a partnership. This was a good marriage from the start. Each offered qualities the other lacked. Keith knew the bar business and was very adept at the kitchen and food side of the business. Richard had the expertise to design the layout of the parlor and he knew the people who could put the color schemes and floor coverings in place. Both were ...
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Customer Reviews (2 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch May 11, 2008
I had a friend killed at this bar in January 2008. You consider that a safe place? I consider it just another dive in Wichita. If you want t... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 08, 2005
This is quite simply the cleanest, safest and most fun pool hall in town. The tables are kept nice, and don't have many bad spots, house cu... (more)

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