Rose City Strip3620 SE 35th Pl Portland, OR 97202
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BarFly's Review of Rose City Strip
With “B” movies on a large screen to the left and three stages
of sexy ladies to the right, Rose City Strip’s bar is just as
enticing/distracting, with several HDTVs for those patrons wanting to
watch sports and a mostly rock/industrial/hardcore playlist for aural pleasure.
Rose City Strip does a great job of providing a comfortable environment in
a stereotypically “hardcore” scene, with a the bar staff comprised of
welcoming, friendly individuals and an atmosphere that provides a genuine,
old-school Portland rock n’ roll vibe.
11:30am-2:30am 7 days a week
2x pool, 3 stages (including shower stage!)
Large Movie Screen, Several HDTVs, No Cover.
$3.50 Jack & Coke, $3 rum and Coke, $1 PBR, all hours, every day.
$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, 4pm-7pm, every day.
Happy Hour 4-7PM ($2.50 wells, $1.50 PBR tallboys), $3.50 Jack n’ Coke
Rose City Strip's Happy Hours
|Monday||$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, $3.50 Jack and Coke, 4pm-7pm, every day.|
|Tuesday||$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, $3.50 Jack and Coke, 4pm-7pm, every day.|
|Wednesday||$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, $3.50 Jack and Coke, 4pm-7pm, every day.|
|Thursday||$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, $3.50 Jack and Coke, 4pm-7pm, every day.|
|Friday||$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, $3.50 Jack and Coke, 4pm-7pm, every day.|
|Saturday||$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, $3.50 Jack and Coke, 4pm-7pm, every day.|
|Sunday||$1.50 select dom pints and tallboys, $2.50 well, $3.50 Jack and Coke, 4pm-7pm, every day.|
Getting to Rose City Strip
Cool place but the bartenders are extremely lazy. At least the guy who was working when I went in was. He spent most of the time leaning against the bar yapping while people were waiting for drinks. The place isn't too bad though. Slightly above average.
At one time I really enjoyed this place. There was a wide variety of dancers and a diverse song selection. The dancers are still attractive but the emphasis on heavy metal gives me a headache. Very ethnocentric---there are people that aren't caucasian who make some pretty good music too. After 4 songs my head was hurting.
This place is great. I went in on Wednesday recognized the bartender as a former dancer. I complimented her rack and lamented the fact that she was behind the bar. She gave me a good peek at her rack even behind the bar. Syler and Talia were that that night along with Electra and Lola. So many beauties in one place.
This is a great place to chill and not be bothered. The ladies are respectful and overall very pretty. I was totally enamored with Jesebelle though. She is a beautiful lady for sure. I couldn't stop staring at her even when she was just sitting at the bar. Anyway, RoseCity Strip has my vote.
First time in since name change. Set up is nice. Didn't have lap dance. Girls smiled but no one asked if I wanted a lap dance. Some seemed more into going outside to smoke.
Where's christy? She was by far the main reason to come here, first off the drink deals listed above are not current, $4 for a rum and coke. Dancers are ok, christy was the best. But on the good side, I think her name is Paris. New tits, lots of tats, and you get way more for you money during a private dance, just awesome. Lots of contact, lets just say that. Not the greatest place, but paris is worth it.
I went to this strip club twice and have to say it is by far the best strip club I've ever been to... I know people say that about most other strip clubs but the atmosphere here is the best! There are three dance stages so if your not happy with one dancer you got two more stages to check out... The women are all fun and give the best dances..
I LOVE LOVE THIS BAR!! i went here two saturdays ago and it was a fucking blast, the blonde bartender was awsome with mixing and pouring drinks great converstaion and not too bad on the eyes. the girls where good too ranging from 6 to 9 with different looks and comftorable sexy dances also. and the music was pumping that nite loved everything about every time i was going to reqeuat something it would come i had acutally go tip the fucking dj. deffently make it a stop
I have been going to Rose city for a few months now. I really like what the new owners have done with the place. After the mess it was as cocktails and dreams I was really surprised at how they turned the place around. The staff was really nice and the dancers were pretty damn hot! It's nice to have a hang out so close to home.
I love this club, good vibe, good stages, generally good music, great girls, really cute, sexy, and friendly and great lap dances too. Great day time bartender but the blond guy and dark hair woman night bartenders suck, they never pay attention, they can see you wave money at them and not wait on you til 15 minutes later after you have waved you hands at them several times. That is when it isn't busy and they are chatting. They should fire these two and hire the day guy for nights or some other good bartender. The other stupid thing about this club is they got rid of PBR and run out of their other bottled beers, poor management great club. The big DJ is a bit of a buttrocker airhead but the shorter DJ is the best I have encounter in a strip club, really good mix.
I had heard of this place getting a bad rap from other people about bar tenders but one of my friends started working there and I had heard the same thing about DV8 and found it untrue.
My first visit there the interaction was shitty, the blond bartender heavily under poured, and for someone who works in the industry and came with a girl working there I found it extremely shocking they would try to pull that. On top of that, two drinks came to be over twenty dollars, I got a huge feel he was ripping me off because he was having a slow money night.
The next time I went I didn't get any drinks but my friends did and he was upset having the same experience as I had the first time. He also complained that on a Friday there was only one stage, but that's actually probably the other dancers fault.
In my experience, bad bartenders tend to mean poor owners or managers, reading other messages and with what others told me, this place probably suffers from this problem. I don't ever want to drink there again and I definitely tell all the girls to not work there to make sure I don't have to deal with it.
If I was operating a strip club, my focus would be on diversity. Say what you will about this place's past life, Cocktails and Dreams had a nice variety of dancers from young to mature. The music that they danced to also varied. The dancers that I saw last week were pretty much the same (young) and everyone danced to heavy metal. It would be nice to mix in something else every now and then, if only because one can get a serious headache. Left with my ears ringing and no lap dances.
Monday 12/20 I just moved to the area and found Rose City Strip. First of all the club is beautiful! But thats the only thing I liked. The bartender was rude took about ten minutes to get my first drink. Didn't know how to pour drinks. The girls were more to the likes of a dive bar. there was one blond that was pretty hot though. Sound system needs to be revamped. And my fav part of the night... I asked the bartender to call me a radio cab and I was told no and that if I wanted a cab I had to leave the property before I called it! Are there any strip clubs in the area worth going too?
Monica was totally the hottest girl there. seems about the youngest but shes beautiful. she makes you want to stay and watch just her all night until her sets over then its like where did they get the rest of these girls!
So the bar kinda sucks, every girl wasn't my cup of tea, but christy is way worth visiting here. Just amazing, great personality, funny, gorgeous smile, lovely ta-tas and body, and just amazing color skin, makes you want to eat her up. Great at the rack, haven't had a chance for a private dance so I don't know the cost, but can only imagine it being that much more amazing than her rack dance. Go check Christy out!
I went on a Tuesday night. Considering the strange day of the week, there were a fair amount of people in there.
Drinks: I only had a couple Jack & Cokes, but they where good. Definitely as strong as most other places I've been, but less than half the price!
Staff: Didn't talk to anyone much, but the bartender apologized for being late to take my order, because he was really busy. Then he remembered what I was drinking when I came back to the bar about an hour later. When I had to leave and come back, the bouncer remembered me and didn't re-card me. Nice touches, I think, even if they weren't super busy.
Girls: One word: SASHA. There where a few other girls there that night, I guess, but she stole my heart (and money... ;) ). She is super cute, has a nice personality (yes, that makes a difference to me) and body to match. I had seen her on the back stage while I was ordering my first drink. While I was finishing off my drink, she came up to me and started chatting. She had a super nice attitude, and obviously enjoyed her work. After conceding to a private dance, I realized how AMAZING she was!! She said it would be "a good dance", but that wasn't the half of it. It was by FAR the best dance I've ever had, and I've had some good ones! Her stage dances are better than a lot of lap dances I've had. I seriously dropped $80 in one night. I've never even considered that before! Sasha works Monday and Tuesday nights. I HIGHLY recommend Rose City Strip because of her, if nothing else! *****
WARNING: DO NOT ORDER HARD ALCOHOL HERE. Not when the dark haired guy is tending anyway. Pardon my caps, but this guy so blatantly shorted us I thought he was kidding. I ordered my usual vodka cran, and he poured me a 2 count with a tail (a classic bartender trick to make it appear you're getting more than you are). My bf ordered a double Jack and coke and the he poured him a 5 count,tail, and then proceeded to charge us full price! I sat there with my mouth agape, causing him to ask if there's something wrong. I said that his drink wasn't an 8 count, and my drink wasn't a 4 count. You shorted us. I should point out that this was at 6:30 in the evening and our first drinks of the night so my perception was not skewed. He said he pours drinks "how they tell me to". Oh management tells you to rip customers off? Way to pass the buck. My bf didn't want a scene so he paid and tipped a dollar. My drink was so weak I ditched it after 2 sips. I looked at the other customers and they were all drinking beer. Now I see why. He at least could have used a jigger, that's not a strong pour but a fair one. I was so pissed at this guys nerve we left and went to Glimmers, where they were capable of pouring an actual drink. This place made Glimmers look good. Wow.
Oh we later ended up at DV8, which is owned by the same people, and they poured a full shot. With no attitude. So I'm not buying the "this is how they tell me to" bullshit. Normally I would never call out a fellow bartender like this, but this guy straight up stole from us and got our fun night out off to a bad start. So fuck him. And fuck Rose City Strip.
Overall, this place was a fun time. $.75 pool, strong drinks and friendly bar staff made this a good place to spend a couple hours. The pool tables are located in an area separated enough from the dance stages that I didn't feel pressured to drop money for a show I was not watching. The majority of the dancers seemed to be pleasant, though one actually put her shirt back on and sat down after the only patron at the rack had left. While on one hand I understood the senselessness of dancing by herself, she did not exactly seem to want to attract anyone else to the stage. The one dancer I went to the stage to watch was very nice, was cute and reasonably attentive.
i am a great admirer of all portland pubs, bars, and strip clubs. although i never had the pleasure of knowing this place before rose city strip, i have heard about it, and seeing what it is like now it seems to have improved two fold. having seen most of everything else in this city it was very refreshing. the girls are all top notch 8,9,and 10s all round full of energy, and intensity. first time i went it was a sunday it put me in such a euphoric state that i have been to it every sunday since. i travel from gresham and it is worth the effort just to be there. i had the pleasure of going once and meeting a girl just passing though. her name was hannah she was amazingly beautiful an absolute ten a true testimate to their high standards.
I've been here several times. Pool tables are free, they play mostly rock and not your typical strip club 80's rock (same 10 songs) the strippers are mostly hot and very friendly. The waitresses are hot and friendly as well. Drinks are great but bartenders can be rude at times. Still a great place to chill at.
RCS is a great club. Great staff (Shaun and Melissa are the best!), hot dancers, and a big club to have fun in. One of my favorite spots to drink and have a great time. So if you want to have a great time RCS is the place to go!
I wish those that went to this place would respect that it is in a neighborhood with many apartments in back... The owner should have the side door as the front rather than the back where there are homes and people trying to sleep.
Decided to give this place a second look, a bit better than the first time I went but still not so great dancers. Most were out of shape, or reaked from the mix of cigarrettes and stripper perfume. Great drink prices, but not enough to come back a ton. One girl was pretty cute but had bumps, bruises, and marks all over here making me not want to touch her. Not sure what the private dance prices were, but didn't venture into that realm as of yet. If you like tons of space, death metal, and semi-attractive women with available pool tables, than come here, if not, don't both and just go to safari
jesus this place is awesome just for the fact they have a little thin Nubian queen with double d's. cute face cute jens other then that the girl on the ad is cute but please loose the out of shape girls or make them loose weight. holler-
I used to frequent another rock club until I recently discovered Rose City Strip. This place is alternative friendly without the pretentious drink prices and asshole bouncers. You can't beat 3.50 for a strong Jack n Coke, and RCS has a large layout so I won't have to rub elbows with some stranger while trying get my eyefull of the very hot dancers they have there. Its definately and all american rock club, and there is a nice variety of girls...From the gorgiously tattooed and peirced, to the girl next door. Thumbs up RCS! I'll be back for more soon.
So they advertise a pretty good drink special menu, but the club sucks. The 3 stages are in weird places so you have to sit and pick one stage, only problem with that is that the girls there are sub-par at best, unless you like that pierced, 80% tatooed look, with ugly faces. The one girl I wanted to see dance was the waitress, she was by far the hottest there and friendly, but unfortunately she doesn't dance, so unless you want relatively cheap drinks while looking at naked women who I wish I didn't see naked, I wouldn't go here. Walk down like 7 blocks to safari and enjoy your time there, much better
Really a shame they had to lose the name Cocktails and Dreams. It was right up there with Dreams and Memories (when you arrive you have your dreams but when you leave all your have are your memories) as my favorite Portland bar names!
thanks for a great time. all the patrons and employees i met were awesome! employees mostly! i wish i could of stayed longer. thanks again!
We went out there last night to play some pool and check out the new layout and was totally impressed. The place is like a rock club only better because they have great cheap drinks and really hot girls dancing. It definitely feels like a different world compared to the old Cocktails and Dreams, and it's way better.The service is great too, the bartender girl was a bit bitchy, but the girl serving on the floor made up for it by being friendly and quick. We'll definitely be back.
I have been going to RCS since they opened and they have really livened the place up! The interior is nicely decorated and all the staff seems quite friendly. The ladies they have dancing there are very lovely. I would recommend this club to anyone checking out the strip club scene.
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