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“Jazz varies vibe constant”
Review of Wally's Cafe

Wally's Cafe
Ranked #10 of 155 Nightlife in Boston
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Reviewed 2 March 2013

Monday nights after 11 is a showcase of Berklee talent you don't want to miss. Regardless of the night get ready to rub on friendly strangers because the space is intimate and lively.

Thank Jantonio65
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

On a recent trip to Boston my friend and I stumbled upon this little hole in the wall and loved it. The music was amazing and kept us there late. We couldn't tear ourselves away! It's a really small and there's not a lot of seating and liquor drinks are all $10 a pop with exception of some premium liquors which are more. After the initial shock of a $10 seagrams and soda, the bar tender told me the secret is to skip the cheap liquor and get the good stuff because it's all the same. Also, be aware that there's a minium to run a card. Other than those little details, the place is awesome. I would recommend anyone who likes jazz or wants to live like to locals.

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Reviewed 31 May 2012

This small bar has a well-deserved reputation for its jazz music, mostly played by graduates of the Conservatory. The bar is narrow, with a performance area at the far end, and not a lot of seating but the atmosphere is really good. People actually listen to the music. No food but feel free to bring in pizza from next door! Go early evening for a pre-dinner drink and do check your bill - mistakes have been known to happen!

Thank tcsunbounce
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Reviewed 6 May 2012

We were looking for a place to grab a drink before an event at Matthews Arena. We jumped in here and were surprised. It's a hole in the wall, but the music was good. A lot of these reviews say drinks were cheap, I'm not sure what they ordered. $5 beers aren't bad in Boston, but $9 well mixed drinks seemed a little overpriced. The place also had an odd smell, like old gym socks, but I think it was the vent we sat near. It's worth a drink, but just one.

Thank pjpowers82
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Reviewed 10 March 2012

Sat at the bar, great staff! great music. Very cool, unpretentious and all about the music. Will definitely go again the next time we are in Boston.

Thank Heather L
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