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Club Café

4.0
313 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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About

This Award Winning, South End/Back Bay Landmark located in the Pledge of Allegiance Building, has been serving excellent American Cuisine since 1983. Free live nightly piano & vocals entertainment mix with excellent dining by Chef Luis, in a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. This recently remodeled restaurant, provides some of Boston’s best dining values, including Bostons' Best Brunch Value
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Continental, International
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: beginning at 5:00pm. Bar open till 2:00am (Please note we are 21+ ONLY after 9:30pm)
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Phone number
(617) 536-0966
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chef Luis
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Private party facilities
There are two private rooms, one of the rooms (capacity 125) is complete with audio visual, flat screen TV's, and a stage. In addition a smaller room can accommodate up to 50 people with full audio visual capabilities
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Private party contact
James Morgrage: (617) 536-0972
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Catering
An extensive catering menu is available. Club Cafe has private seated dining areas for parties as small as 12 to 15 people, and as large as 100+. We also can accommodate cocktail parties for up to 300 people, in multiple rooms with multiple entertainment options.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Berkeley St.
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Parking details
Primary parking is in the John Hancock Parking Garage, one block south. Enter on Clarendon Street. Additional open air lots are located across from Club Cafe. Limited on street and metered parking is also available. Meters in effect util 8pm.
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Public transit
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.
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Entertainment
Piano entertainment in our Napoleon Room Cabaret & dining room; 8pm, Sunday's 6:30pm. Monday's Drag Bingo & RuPaul Drag Race viewing parties, Trivia Tuesday's, Karaoke Wednesday's, Hot Body Thirsty Thursday's, Friday & Saturday Dance party beginning at 10pm.
Back to Basic's Disco T-Dance Sunday's beginning at 5pm. Check out our web site at www.clubcafe.com for all up coming events.
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Special events & promotions
Wine dinners and shows are announced on our web site and to our customers via our mailing list. Visit www.clubcafe.com to join our "Club Cafe Members Club" where Members earn discounts and invitations to VIP Only Events.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0  based on all time ratings
3.8
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3.9
service
3.8
ambience
4.1
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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irish (New England)
3.0  Dined on April 16, 2017

Haven't been here for years very disappointed. Used to be a very elegant place with exceptional food. Not the same any longer. Waiter very nice but I wouldn't go back.

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Andy (New England)
4.0  Dined on April 6, 2017

Lively prominently gay bar, restaurant, and dance club. Good food, drinks, ambience.

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vipSatdineout (New England)
4.0  Dined on March 26, 2017

Always consistent with their food. It is also a fun atmosphere. We started at the bar with drinks which are excellent and then sat down for dinner. If we had more time we would have moved to the dance floor.

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Gb2017 (New England)
3.0  Dined on March 11, 2017

Birthday Dinner,

Service was slow. Waited long time to get seated even with reservations. Food was good with nice size portions. Nice meal overall. Fun atmosphere and gay friendly. Recommend.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on March 5, 2017

3rd time having Brunch at Club Café. We travel from Providence RI Area, to have Brunch there. Great Bruch and value for your money!!!

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timMboston (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

The food was good. This was a valentines dinner, I am happy it was not a date because the trivia was going on and it was anoying. Calamiri was excellent. My burger was good. My friend thought the fish batter was doughy. Drinks were good. Sangria needs some improvement.

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vipRickyD (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2017

Had Lunch with the purpose to catch up with some friends. Basic comfort food done well. Reasonably priced. One of my go to places before going to the Lyric Theater. The food has always been good there and the waiter, who was taken care of us many times, is fabulous.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2017

This was my first time at Club Cafe, treating a friend to dinner. The service, food and ambience were most enjoyable, the wine was lovely. Will return.

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ArthurT (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 1, 2017

There were four of us for New Years Day brunch. The hostess was very friendly and offered us a couple of choices for seating.
Our waiter Nicholas was great and very charming.
The only thing I would suggest is to bring the choices up a few notches. We have been to Club Café for brunch several times recently. One of thing I notice is that the selections are often similar. I always look for traditional brunch items, but the other lunch type selections are not as good.
Could I suggest trying the model I've seen lately in both Boston and New York? There are buffet items out as usual, but the actual "entre" is ala carte. Best of both worlds!
Thank You!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on December 31, 2016

Food is disgusting. Service was worse. I thought it'd be fun to go back to CC after so many years, but I wish I hadn't.

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jtflaca (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2016

Very Good Food......Drinks too!!

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vipDontGoHere (New England)
5.0  Dined on November 24, 2016

Great place for Thanksgiving Dinner. Food and Service were wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on November 24, 2016

After finding Club Cafe last year when trying to find a Thanksgiving buffet/dinner on short notice, we had a great time and decided to go there again this year. This time it was my dad, my gf, and myself. The selection of food was a nice variety to suit all tastes, it was very tasty, and I went back for seconds. And maybe thirds. Service was friendly and fairly attentive. One nice touch was the live pianist. I suspect we will head neck again next year.

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vipFoodie (New England)
5.0  Dined on November 24, 2016

Excellent Buffet for Thanksgiving. Can't beat the way this Restaurant is operated. Always great....never disappointed.

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Janetttedoe (New England)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2016

I went for Thanksgiving dinner. I really like the fact that Club Cafe is giving back to the community in the form of a percentage of my dinner went to the Living Center.
The food was good. I especially liked the roasted turnips.
I have been going there for years and this year I decided to go out for Thanksgiving and saw their generous spirit and thought why not?

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