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Jacques

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Awesome drag show

This was our finale for a bachelorette party, and it was a great choice. It's a small bar, with... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Sabrina G
via mobile
40th birthday party perfection!

What a fun place this little dive is!! Don’t expect fancy shmancy here but know you will have a... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
danimax2016
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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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This bar features female impersonators Tuesday through Saturday nights.
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79 Broadway, Boston, MA 02116-5413
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We went to Jacques in Boston not knowing what to expect. We knew it was supposedly gay, but actually it was a rather amateurish drag bar with a relatively straight almost 100% female audience. Quite strange!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter T
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

This was our finale for a bachelorette party, and it was a great choice. It's a small bar, with some large, and in charge, entertainment. (It's a drag club, so extra flare.) The ladies performing all had their own style, and it was a lot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sabrina G
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

What a fun place this little dive is!! Don’t expect fancy shmancy here but know you will have a great time!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank danimax2016
Reviewed March 19, 2018

My husband and I found Jacques by accident while waiting for an uber. (We were staying next door at The Revere.) This was our first drag show and we loved every minute of it. All of the performers were fantastic!!! And all of the other...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Meredith L
Reviewed November 21, 2017

we were too early for the Drag acts and the place was pretty quiet but John was so entertaining we stayed for quite a while. This place is unique and original so don't expect the Ritz, nice group of people were in and as I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CusBrighton
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Found Jacques by chance while staying at the Hotel Revere next door. Dropped in for a pre dinner drink. The decor is out of the past when gay bars were the prime home for gays before todays more open acceptance. Love the old nostalgic interior...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Ted M
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I went here as part of Bridal Shower. But it's not my cup of tea. The place was too smoky, dark and dim.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Neet201428
Reviewed February 11, 2017

I love a good drag show. This night was almost like an "open mic night"....which was a little bit weird. There were a few performers who were non-drag performers, which was a little off, especially when I paid a $7 cover charge for the drag...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank SizzleBean
Reviewed January 26, 2017

After dinner Sunday night in Boston, my boyfriend and I decided to check out Jacques and catch the Sassy Sundays drag show. My boyfriend remarked that Jacques reminded him of what drag bars used to be in NYC before they became more mainstream. There's a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank BnMadven
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

It is a drag bar with shows and/or fun, the last one left out of five in the neighborhood! Great fun, and great people, just need not to be shy! :)

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank nicobrainless
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cherylt21384
April 4, 2018|
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kumidog
jacques imos is closed on sunday- so now where? (9 Replies)
We have been dying to try Jacques imos but our only night we have available is Sunday nite and there are closed. Is there any other restaurant that offers something similar? I loved the idea of alligator, soul food etc- and casual.
January 12, 2008|
Response fromjlr51|
I don't know if they have alligator or not, but the Praline Connection on Frenchmen Street is well known for soul food.
SawtoothClub
Sun Valley, ID
Sawtooth Club Re-Open After September Fire (0 Replies)
Just a quick note that the Sawtooth Club will officially re-open on December 13th three months after a fire on Main Street in Ketchum nearly destroyed the restaurant! The same fire did destroy Whiskey Jacques and an empty building. The Sawtooth has made some changes to the building..and it looks great! Hope you'll include it on your trip to the area.
December 12, 2008|
Lisa9209
Chicago, Illinois
Hotel near Jacques-imos? (6 Replies)
Hi all, staying at the Omni Royal April 10th thru 14th. I was supposed to be staying there the 9th as well but the Omni screwed up my reservation therefore I have no hotel for the 9th as it is old out. I get in around 7 pm on the 9th and thought I would just go to dinner at Jacques-Imos and stay at a hotel near there and then head over o the Omni the next day. Any hotel recommendations near Jacques-Imos? Or any hotel ideas that would make sense?
February 24, 2014|
Response fromKansCityKid|
From Jacques-IMOs you can walk to the St Charles streetcar line, so I wouldnthink someplace on the Streetcar line would be OK. Hampton Inn St Charles, AvenuecPlazw are a couple. I am assuming no car, is that correct?