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Club Cafe

#651 of 2,504 Restaurants in Boston
$$ - $$$American,
209 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5109
+1 617-536-0966
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“gay bar” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
209 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5109
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Stopped for a quiet place to talk on a Sunday afternoon close to 3pm and sat at the bar to catch up. Friendly bartender and overall good atmosphere for a chat.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had a great late Sunday lunch/early dinner with friends and spent close to $300 on food and drink. Went to go dance after and our group was shuttled out to check coats and purses. THERE WAS NO ONE AT THE COAT CHECK. The staff was...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We had a group of friends join us for dinner and a Hub show at Club Cafe last month. Everyone enjoyed their meals and there was more than enough to share. The salads were huge and the burger and sweet potato fries were delicious. The...More

Thank sle3364
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Very fun upbeat bar in a huge space. The drinks were reasonable and they weren't shy with the Titos lol. Everyone was super friendly.

Thank kattBoyle
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This spot is where my son and I meet when visiting Boston. The food is amazing, the drinks super delicious and the staff is great!! You will find beautiful people surrounding you both gay or straight and once you hit the dance floor is pure...More

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The best gay bar in town! It's like a dream- you can Eat at the restaurant part first, hit the piano bar, have a drink at the bar and then go clubbing all in one place. Bartenders are very generous with their pours too. There's...More

Thank Factnotfiction86
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place and friendy staff. Plenty of TV screens showing loud pop music videos. Ample drink list and delicious chiken wings. There was no show nor live music on tuesday.

Thank Bernardo S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went here for dinner a couple days before the Boston Marathon. After spending the day among crowds with the pre-race activities, we wanted to find a restaurant that was away from Boylston Street and all the people. We walked in on Saturday night, got...More

Thank HuskerTriMomof3
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Club Cafe is a nice place to drink something, listen to some nice music, having a good lunch or dinner and why not dance a little bit. The service is very friendly and the food is good.

Thank louveteau
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the music when they sang -- but all too often the plump singer yammered on incessantly about this friend or that and than the friend got up and yammered some more - They let some delightful guy sing his take on My Way --...More

Thank HonestMcHonest
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catherine h
22 February 2017|
Response from Herbert M | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have GF options.
12 August 2016|
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Response from Frank L | Reviewed this property |
Street parking that's hard to come by and there's a lot across the street pay by hour.
Naomi P
26 June 2016|
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Response from fudsss | Reviewed this property |
If you're asking about the difference in viewability, not a whole lot. The room is small so you can see just as well on either. Their drinks are drinks (not watery) and the food is priced in the $15 - $25. You can get a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5109
    (Berkeley St.)
  • Public Transportation: Orange line - Back Bay, Exit Orange Line at Clarendon Street exit and go one block north on Columbus Avenue. Green Line - Arlington Street Exit on Arlington Street and walk east to Columbus Avenue. Right on Columbus Avenue, 1 block to Berkeley Street. Entrance is on Columbus Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-0966
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