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Boom Boom Room

1601 Fillmore St. at Geary Blvd., Western Addition, San Francisco, CA
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Ranked #83 of 283 Nightlife in San Francisco
Type: Jazz Bars, Clubs
Owner description: This post-WWII jazz club still hosts quality local performers.
Attraction details
Type: Jazz Bars, Clubs
Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Owner description: This post-WWII jazz club still hosts quality local performers.

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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

I am writing a mixed review because I was so excited to surprise my husband by taking him on our last night in San Fran to a jazz club where I thought I was going to see a blues/jazz band from New Orleans which was advertised on their site. I purchased the tickets for a '9:30' show and it was... More 

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Milan, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I went there without knowing anything about the place. The live music was great. The venue really has something special. Somenight end crazy some others less i guess but the night i spent there was unforgettable.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
14 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

There is something going on most nights at the Boom Boom Room and it's nearly always awesome. A chance to get up close and personal with live music in a safe and special environment. I saw two bands there whilst I was in SF and the ambience and sound was excellent on both occasions. Admission prices vary, but beer is... More 

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Northern Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The two "bros" working the BBR table outside of the Frequinox were clearly not stoked to be doing their job. They were so rude that I'm taking the time to write this review. If I treated people the way we were treated where I work, I wouldn't have a job. We even tipped them as we were sure that this... More 

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Brewster, New York
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117 reviews 117 reviews
18 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My boyfriend & I want to hear a Funk fusion band. We got there at 9 pm, but there was a rap band as the opening band. UGH! We ended up going down the street to a Brazillion restaurant with a Jazz band. Which was a great detour! We went back to Boom Boom Room at midnight and had a... More 

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South West Rocks, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Once again I visited San Fran's Boom Boom Room not knowing what to expect and was blown away by the great music. Not being a local or even from the USA, many of the performers were unknown to me but I took a gamble and had a fantastic night out out with top quality music and dancing. It's crowded, loud... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

This place is open until 2:00 am and serves alcohol until 2:00 am. The staff are wonderful, including the bouncer. Great, friendly people who enjoy the company of others. I visited there on a Sunday night with a friend and colleague and we enjoyed good music for several hours, and many drinks. I would most certainly return again with more... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

We had a blast at the Boom Boom Room. Parking is close and cheap. Friendly eager servers, nice environment. Get there before 9 pm for a good comfy seat.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

Visited San Francisco last weekend for the first time. A local Bay area friend recommend to visit the live Jazz/Blues spots on Fillmore Street. I visited a few other spots on Fillmore which were nice, however ended up on the dance floor here until 2:30am. This was the most enjoyable time I have had listening to live music. The cover... More 

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BC, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
10 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2006

We were in San Francisco for our 20th anniversary and just *had* to enjoy some live music. Yoshi's was a bit far from where we were staying so the hunt was on for some Hammond-based blues or jazz. Found out that the Jon someone-or-other Trio (hammond, drums, guitar) was opening for the Monophonics (great young group) so we headed up... More 

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