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“Very bad seating plan at this place”
Review of Regattabar

Regattabar
Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Very bad seating plan at this place”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

Really hate the layout and seating at this place. They do get great acts but I skip most shows there because of the seating problem. I have been to 3-4 shows there over the years and have only had a good seat once. See photo. The band is underneath the lights you can see in the ceiling. As another poster mentioned they control the seating and you have no idea where your seat is until you get there and could end up with a terrible view seat. THERE IS NO STAGE to improve sight lines.

Anyway, I went because I really wanted to see the act I went to and it just reinforced my bad opinion of the place.

It is nice, clean, safe, convenient but the seating is terrible.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Boston
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302 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Over Twenty Years of Jazz Perfection”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

I have been coming here since the 1980s. It is consistently Boston's best jazz room. For about the price of a movie-you can see the best that jazz has to offer in an intimate 120-ish person room. Sadly, management is booking less jazz here and using it more often as a private function room-so check the website ahead of time. Tickets for the first show often sell out, the second set less so. Hint: drink here-don't eat here. Plan on eating in one of the great restaurants in the hotel instead. Don;t forget to get your parking validated-it is expensive to park in the Hotel.

Visited January 2013
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Thank mookie61
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Stow, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“terrific concert venue”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

bring in big name jazz performers in fairly intimate setting. Classy atmosphere. Drinks and light fare offered.

Visited April 2012
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Thank make-reservations
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