The Low Down
While Club Risqué Philadelphia may be one of Philadelphia’s top gentlemen’s clubs (and the only Philadelphia-area gentlemen’s club I’ve given 5 out of 5 stars to), Club Risqué Bristol has just as much to offer but with the vibe and ambiance of your neighborhood dive-bar: friendly staff, a comfortable atmosphere and some pool tables to relax and unwind at, albeit with some attractive female companionship. I arrived at 8:30pm on a quiet Thursday evening and was thrilled to once again review a gentlemen’s club under the Club Risqué name.
Location & Facilities – 4 Stars
Club Risqué Bristol is conveniently located on Veterans Highway (Route 13) in Bristol, PA, minutes from I-95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. There is plenty of off-street parking in their lot and smoking is permitted within the facility; you’ll find a cigarette vending machine on premises as well. The main club floor has a large bar area with two poles within it, as well as a spiral staircase for the lovely Club Risqué ladies to make their grand entrance into the stage area. Around the bar you’ll find six flat-screen televisions to catch your favorite sporting events as well as three coin-operated pool tables. Couch dances are available in a semi-private booth area on the first floor as well. Six champagne court rooms as well as a private, rentable party room (complete with small bar, pole and couches) are located on the second floor, providing a little more privacy for you or your group.
Staff – 5 Stars
While I didn’t interact much with the staff during my visit (which is usually not a bad thing, especially when it comes to the tuxedo-clad bouncers!), I did find that the quality of service was on-par with some of the Philadelphia area’s finest gentlemen’s clubs. I had an enjoyable experience chatting with both Christine, the friendly bartender on duty that night, as well as Curt, the men’s room attendant.
Food & Drink – 4 Stars
Club Risqué Bristol offers a full bar and has a limited food menu with appetizers such as wings (with a variety of sauces), onion rings, popcorn chicken and chicken fingers as well as sandwiches and salads.
Dancers – 5 Stars
Club Risqué Bristol’s dancers are an eclectic mix of friendly ladies who have something to offer everyone. Don’t be surprised to see some of the dancers socializing with the pool players, who I’m certain are regulars at the club. If you’re sitting at the bar, be sure to tip your dancers at least a dollar when they come around after their stage time is done. Also, as with the other Club Risqué locations, the club hosts events such as adult entertainer appearances, amateur nights, golf outings and much more. One interesting feature about this club is that you can call their main telephone number for a list of the dancers on the schedule for that day… not always 100% accurate as dancers do call out, but certainly a valuable amenity for those who want to make sure to catch their favorite dancer on stage.
Value – 5 Stars
The prices at Club Risqué Bristol are amongst some of the lowest you’ll find in the Philadelphia area, although the quality and service are the same as you’ll find in the best gentlemen’s clubs. Couch dances are $20.00 per song and you can take your favorite dancer upstairs to the champagne court for $200.00 per half hour, which includes a bottle of champagne or your choice of two drinks. Make sure to bring cash, as the club tacks on another 10% to use your credit card.
Website & Social Media – 5 Stars
The one benefit of the Club Risqué chain of gentlemen’s clubs is that you can find information for all three locations at their main website, ClubRisque.com. The website provides a list of upcoming events as well as party packages, directions and hours, and even a member’s only photo area. Club Risqué can be found on Facebook and Twitter, and also has an app with club information.
Club Risqué Bristol has the feel of your neighborhood bar with the quality and service you’d find at Philadelphia’s most upscale gentlemen’s clubs. Whether you’re a local looking for a night out or with a group of guys for a bachelor party, Club Risqué Bristol has something for everyone.
Club Risqué Bristol
3025 Veterans Hwy, Bristol, PA 19007
Hours: 11:30am to 2:00pm Daily
C.J. Asher is a sex and adult entertainment blogger who has interviewed celebrities such as Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, BurningAngel.com owner, director, writer and actress Joanna Angel as well as a sugar baby advisor, burlesque dancer, feminist and many others. His blog, CJAsher.com, also review gentlemen’s clubs nationwide and posts a weekly adult entertainment calendar highlighting adult film star appearances. Follow C.J. on Twitter @CJASHEROFFICIAL