Cafe Nine

Beer Garden, Dive Bar, and Rock Club
Downtown New Haven, New Haven
  • Karsten T.
    "No beer garden, just a bar with (today) live music."(2 Tips)
    Lindsey N.
    "Great music, great bartenders!"(3 Tips)
14 Tips and reviews
  • hole in the wall
  • great value
  • music
  • cozy
  • staff
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  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 9, 2011
    Cafe Nine is a lively offbeat hangout that puts on shows every single night. Check the schedule and try to catch one of their wild burlesque or Show Devils "freak show" acts (click on link for pics). Read more
  • Gregg
    GreggJanuary 21, 2012
    Cozy atmosphere, but staff didn't especially make me feel welcome. Also, unlike most bars, here they charge you even if you're in before the cover -- don't arrive early expecting to be grandfathered.
  • Men's Health Mag
    Men's Health MagNovember 22, 2011
    Far from the main strip, highway right outside the door—this is a bar thatdefines "off the beaten path." Order something clean and simple. Bask inanonymity.
  • Papaya B.
    Papaya BearApril 21, 2013
    Great staff, wonderful renovations make this place a joy to see touring bands or local singer/songwriters.
  • Lauren S.
    Lauren SteinNovember 1, 2012
    The best hole in the wall bar. Local new haven watering hole.
  • Karsten T.
    Karsten TinnefeldJuly 11, 2015
    No beer garden, just a bar with (today) live music. So today, it's doomed.
  • Arizona Brown's
    Arizona Brown'sMarch 29, 2011
    great spot for live local music and poetry!!!! long live Cafe nine!!!
  • Lauren S.
    Lauren SteinNovember 1, 2012
    The best hole in the wall. New haven's local watering hole
  • Danielle W.
    Danielle WSeptember 6, 2014
    Charity event to support the displaced folks of apts near Delaney's
  • juli s.
    juli stupakevichMarch 28, 2015
    sarah is the frickin best
  • Lindsey N.
    Lindsey NobleJanuary 31, 2010
    Great music, great bartenders!
  • Jeremy F.
    Jeremy FredeenJanuary 5, 2013
    Drink good and smell bad.
  • Sophie R.
    Sophie RoyJanuary 23, 2015
    Johnny Mainstream tonight!
  • Art L.
    Art LiemOctober 16, 2010
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