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Address: 47 Palmer St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3718
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+1 617-492-7679
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 23:00
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Amazing little hideaway in Cambridge

Only knew of this through a friend but what a place! Saw Jordan Tice here in March, great little intimate venue. We only had a few drinks but the food looked and smelled amazing.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stuart S
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London
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81 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only knew of this through a friend but what a place! Saw Jordan Tice here in March, great little intimate venue. We only had a few drinks but the food looked and smelled amazing.

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Thank Stuart S
Toronto
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time near the Harvard core with live music and brunch. Good service and vibe. Not much to look at but gets the job done :)

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Thank RhysusMonkie
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

First time enjoying this venue. Table arrangement was not to my liking but food and music were very good. It was difficult to move after lights were lowered. Because of the close quarters waitress was not able to see us. Small and intimate setting to enjoy local musicians. Food was good considering that is not the Club's focus. Would love... More 

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Thank ACWR
Somerville
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135 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Club Passim is a terrific venue for live music. It is small enough to have an intimate feel between the artist(s) and audience. It is also big enough to have a lively atmosphere. The staff is excellent at doing their job. The menu is limited. Yet the food is excellent.

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Thank Andrew B
Belmont, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

If you're looking for yet another reason to venture into Harvard Square...this is it! Club Passim has just begun their Live Music Brunch and it's fabulous. This club has been around since 1958. Known for their folk music and wide selection of contemporary artists in that genre. The brunch was relaxing and mellow, perfect for a lazy weekend. Wonderful brunch... More 

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Thank Carolyn4evr
Medford, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice local performance music venue, tight-knit community. Reasonably-priced food service during shows and supports local emerging artists. The seating is always really packed in, so it makes getting around and sitting a bit tight.

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Thank Karen W
Mukilteo, Washington
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409 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

A long time Harvard Square venue but my first visit. A Christmas ensemble that was refreshing and intimate (only seats 100). Well worth a visit - and during the week easy to get in.

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Thank Richard R
New York
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401 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent small venue. About 16 tables for 4, great food and drinks, nice sound. We saw Glen Dickson and his band perform here. Loved it!

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Thank skgbos
Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Started going to Passim 42 years ago...great folk music, saw many artists who later became big in the 60's and 70s. Club setting has great atmosphere...you go down a few steps to get into the club. There's a patio on the side where people congregate, great place to meet for a night out. Lots of great local talent, unusual bands,... More 

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Thank pdavolio
Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We heard Antje Duvekot and Alice Howe. The club was sold out. Meals and alcoholic beverages can be ordered and served. Walking space between the tables and chairs is a bit tight, but so many people were just enjoying the show! We sat at table 9 which was especially painted by Antje!

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