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Cafe Nine

Open Now: 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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nice venue

went to see an old friends band here , they had a nice selection of beers and very friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Arnie S
Wallingford, Connecticut
love it

great music, great service and great atmosphere a place that all kinds of people can enjoy Very... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
nelson c
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  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
May 21, 2018
“nice venue”
Feb 24, 2018
“love it”
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250 State St, New Haven, CT 06510-3117
+1 203-789-8281
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

went to see an old friends band here , they had a nice selection of beers and very friendly staff. a great place to see live music.

1  Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

great music, great service and great atmosphere a place that all kinds of people can enjoy Very casual, with cozy but comfortable space it is worth a visit

1  Thank nelson c
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Been here several times with friends for Americana singer/songwriter performers. This is a small venue with limited seating which provides an intimate setting with the performer (s). We had pre-purchased tickets for front row folding chairs by the stage. Otherwise patrons sit at the bar,...More

2  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

It serves all music lovers. Live music in a fantastic intimate setting. Just fantastic. Great energy and excellent service. Love this place.

2  Thank katmenheg
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Hadn't been to Cafe 9 in almost 10 years (moved over an hour and a half away). Went for a double-header on a Sunday. Saw a great singer-songwriter show at 4pm-6pm with Larry Kirwan, Greg Trooper, and Joe Flood. Excellent show, full house. Then at...More

Thank Hatwoman
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Have seen a lot of great shows here over the years. Music of all genres, live, 365 days of the year. Improved sound and layout with some renovations a few years back... A pillar in the local underground music scene for decades.

Thank flyinthemilk
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Small venue but worth seeing your favorite bands there. It will be an intimate experience. No food so eat first.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

It's kind of small and can get very packed once the bands start playing. Great prices on drinks! Ok place for a local show.

Thank chrissy0138
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Visited on the recommendation of a friend. They said best blues in town. Unfortunately, our night was a burlesque show. Guy collecting cover charge outside told us the show started at 9pm, once inside the waitress said the show would start at 9.30 or 9.45;...More

1  Thank LastSecondTraveller
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Have seen a couple of shows here, spaced by several years, and in two different areas within the small venue. Very cool place for getting up close and personal with up and coming acts, as well as more established independent artists. Beer selection was good,...More

Thank Tonypicc01
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