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Address: 47 Palmer St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3718
Phone Number: (617) 492-7679
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Great small music venue with good food and friendly folks

Tiny little music club with great live shows several nights per week. Excellent craft beer and amazing burgers, beef and bean patty options are both delish. Super friendly staff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tiny little music club with great live shows several nights per week. Excellent craft beer and amazing burgers, beef and bean patty options are both delish. Super friendly staff, too! Bathrooms could use a good cleaning, though...

Thank trt933
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Here the first time visiting and loved it . Would be a regular visitor if I lived close by. Folk type music was outstanding and food was very good. A bit cramped with small tables.

Thank Donna S
Acton, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I returned to Club Passim after too long a time away for of Massmouth story slams and was pleasantly surprised! I didn't remember the food being all that great, or the service either, and on both of these visits my concerns were put to rest. The menu is short and interesting with good choices for pub eaters and picky/healthy ones.... More 

Thank Rose1856
Arlington, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Club Passim is a fantastic non-profit music venue, 120 or so seats, intimate and cozy. Many of the audience members sit at tables, where they can order food and drinks. The new restaurant serves mostly burgers, a couple of salads and sandwiches but great rosemary fries. The food is a little bit on the pricey side ($16 for a burger... More 

Thank Kat M
Malden, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Here's the place where the real deal authentic roots and Americana music shakes from the rafters night after night forever. I first went in 1979 to see the blues legends sonny terry and brownie McGee. Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Pete Seeger are among the legends who have played here when it was called club 47. But the real glory... More 

Thank Stephen B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Passim is a small venue that makes it feel like a house concert. It's a bit cozy when full, but remember that's what it is. We've been twice to hear Mary Fahl and the acoustics are great. It helps that the singer is awesome. Our one complaint is that the website is not up to date with respect to what... More 

Thank Scott_M_SubGuy
Housatonic, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The seating is cramped, but the atmosphere is friendly (hey, it's a folk club!) and the music great. If you're into this kind of music, this is one of the best known (and historically significant) singer-songwriter/folk music performance spaces in the country. Right in the heart of Harvard Square. Lots to see and do before and after the shows. Beer... More 

Thank Chico108
Newton, MA
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Club Passim is a great place to hear music of all kinds. We went to hear Mike Block and Clay Ross (Pride of America Duo) and were blown away by their performance. Veggie Planet has moved and they haven’t set up another kitchen yet, but the beer selection was great. This place is comfortable and for people who actually want... More 

Thank RustyF
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84 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Club Passim is a small venue to see live acoostic music. It seats around 125 customers in an intimate way without feeling cramped. The sound is terrific. The audiences are enthusiastic. The musicians appear to genuinely enjoy performing there. It is easy to get to. There used to be a restaurant sharing the space. Currently one can buy alcoholic and... More 

Thank Andrew B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Gotta get a chance to visit passim on a regular basis - great great talent! I wish the sound folks would pay careful attention to not letting it get too loud for such a small place in their enthusiasm - last three shows have been too loud - maybe they need to work that out better with the bands to... More 

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