4032 Cox Rd Ste A, Glen Allen, VA | Directions 2306037.647667 -77.582993
LIVE MUSIC & GREAT PEOPLE – Sharkys is a great place!!
I've been going there for years and love the different bands and am VERY happy "the Wrest Home" band is GONE!
Staff and James has always treated me and my friends with respect.
Totally disgusting! – I completely agree! Ever since the new owners-James and his wife-bought the place it has gone DOWN hill. The main reason to go there was to see The Wrest and they got rid of them and they continue to make bad decisions. Sharky's has become a trashy and even more disgusting place! The food and smoke is HORRIBLE along with the rest of the joint. It's like they are catering to the street walkers and their friends and every other redneck. Do yourself a favor and stay away! I'm just happy The Wrest has a new home - Bar Louie which is smoke-free ! Tons of room for LOTS of people! I will NEVER step foot in that awful, smoky, disgusting and trashy place! RIP Sharky's!
Disgusting Place – Have been a regular here since the doors opened. Unfortunately the place has deteriorated so much it is time to close this place. The owner (James) uses the place as his personal pick up bar looking for any woman he can find. The service is terrible, the drinks are watered down, and the food is disgusting. The entire place is dirty and smoky. The help look like street thugs from Gilpin Court.
The ONLY reason anyone had to go was to hear the Wrest on Wednesdays and Fridays, but unfortunately they are no longer there (probably another bright decision by James).
Do yourself a favor and go elsewhere. There are so many other options in the west end that are MUCH better than anything this place has to offer.
ON THE DECLINE – I have been a regular at Sharky's for several years, and I have to say my trips there are becoming less-frequent. Many years ago, this place was a great place to go to unwind. The drinks were good, the waitstaff was attentive and the band was amazing! My friends and I would spend many nights a week in there dancing and drinking the night away. However, now things have changed, and not for the good. The drinks are weak (and expensive) and the waitstaff always seems to be too busy to be attentive to your needs. Add to that the unbelievably smoky atmosphere, awful bathroom facilities, and bad food, and they have created a recipe for disaster. The only good thing about Sharky's anymore is the band. The Wrest rocks it out of the park! Honestly, if it weren't for them, I might never go to Sharky's.
terrible experience with the bouncer/bartender – I went with a out of town guest who didn't have an ID on him at the time. I as wondering if we could still use the pool table without the guest drinking. The bouncer who was also the bartender was rude from get go and in response to my question started using cuss words. If he was a little less provocative we would have gone back with an ID since I live only a couple of mins from this place. Needless to say we left and we are never going back.
Thursdays – Great- Bike night on Thursday evenings. Please post some pictures. More and More bikes every week. Hollywood is doing a good job. Please post some of those pictures Thanks James
Best Wed Night Around!!! – Just visited Sharky's this last Wed after Slightly Stoopid at Innsbrook and had a blast! Not very crowded but plenty of fun. Waitresses were nice and it was easy to get a drink from the bar (bartenders were cool too!)! Unlike BAR LOUIE! Anyway, it was fun and the band from Innsbrook was there partying as well. Definitely my favorite place for a Wed!
What a place! What a band! – Let me start by saying that I have been a loyal customer of Sharky's for years and while ownership has changed most of the faces have remained the same. There is a band "The Wrest" that plays every wednesday and friday, and let me tell you they are great! On thursdays and saturdays the lead singer Pat Obrien plays solo which makes the mood a little more mellow but still is a blast. I frequent Sharky's 2-3 times a week and always have a blast. The new waitress that takes care of us on fridays is pretty slow but like I said she is new. The drinks are always great, if you ask me sometimes a little too strong. If going to the bar always try to avoid the bald guy who has a horrible attitude, however the tall guy and the one with the beard are awesome. The only major problems with Sharky's is there is no foosball, no darts, and it always seems very smokey inside. The ventilation leaves a little something to be desired but no one is perfect. All in all I recommend Sharky's to anyone looking for a relaxed fun environment with the best cover band in town!
Don't waste your time or money – This is the worst place ever. Have to say that food and atmosphere seem more like the docks that the suburbs. I don't much care what the wait staff look like but the owner seems to be some sort of comic book character! Don't waste your time if you want someplace to relax and have a little fun.
Good Times At Sharky's – Not sure what the bad rap is all about with Sharkys! Nothing has changed as far as atmosphere except the food is better and the wait staf is hotter than ever. If you believe the info mentioned below from these 2 jokers you should hang somewhere else. The drinks at this bar have never been better as well as the service. The new girls are friendly as well as the door staff. Some people come in and expect to get away with whatever they want. These day , that just does not happen. Respect the bar and they respect you! I love Sharky's because I have FUN there. Outside on the pation and inside dancing. By the way the NEW SUNDAY FOOTBALL schedule is there DTV BABY! Sunday Ticket! 10 dollar buffet! GOOD TIMES!
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