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Wally's Cafe

427 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118-3536
+1 617-424-1408
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Nice "hole in the wall" charm

You wouldn't of have guess it was there if someone did not point it out to you. Great place to hang... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
brodarte
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Toluca, Mexico
Great bar, energetic vibe and excellent music, hot jazz

Wally's exceeded our expectations. This is an historic jazz venue and it feels and looks the... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
james c
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New York City, New York
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427 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118-3536
Fenway / Kenmore
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+1 617-424-1408
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

You wouldn't of have guess it was there if someone did not point it out to you. Great place to hang around and listen to some awesome live jazz while having a beer or two. No cover and the beer prices (even the imported ones)...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2018

Wally's exceeded our expectations. This is an historic jazz venue and it feels and looks the part.Reasonably priced drinks especially with no music charge. Place was packed but the crowd was great. We were there on a Saturday and were lucky to walk right in...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Absolutely fabulous place. I came on a Saturday night. It was packed when I arrived. After getting a beer I made my way (with a few excuse me's) to the front of the bar. Considering how packed it was I was fully prepared to stand...More

Thank Maggie S
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Very talented sets play here, and some real surprises. Had some Berklee students who blew me away, especially the phenomenal drummer. One of our party plays drums and said that it was among the best he's heard. The drinks are good too, though I didn't...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

This place was great, the owners/bartenders were funny too watch. the drinks were not crazy either, 12 dollar mixed drinks, 5 dollars for imported beer, which too me is fair for that city. no cover to get it, tiny place, get there early too get...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Our friends took us to this tiny little place. It was packed on a Saturday night. But, if you don't mind the crowd then you must stay, and stay for as long as the music goes on. Loved the jazz band that went on to...More

Thank Mezzo2015
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing find! Tiny little place with big ol' music. Was lucky enough to catch Other Than Boston and was just blown away. Having lived in Kansas City, I'm not easily impressed by jazz musicians. This place was the greatest off the beaten path...More

Thank Christine S
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

The bartender was not very welcoming. The beer options are horrible but only $5 so that was nice. It was a lot of fun to watch the performers, and because of that, I would still come back.

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Nice cozy 'cafe' to hang out, let loose and have fun! I normally come out for Latin Jazz and it's beautiful to see people come together and just enjoy the beautiful music being played by local musicians. They don't serve food ,however you may bring...More

Thank LadyYolanda411
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

First, don't be fooled by "cafe"; no food is served here. But, they are quite happy for you to bring food in from a nearby restaurant. BYOB here is "bring your own burger". You come here for the jazz, typically a jam session by local...More

Thank Robert D
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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
...More
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Erin F
January 9, 2017|
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after a certain time yes. I believe it's 9pm
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