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Address: 20 Center St, Northampton, MA 01060-3005
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+1 413-584-0610

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Cramped seating

Iron horse has a great selection of bands and the food is terrific.Only problem is the seating.It is a small venue and upstairs in the balcony,it's really cramped in between... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 February 2017
Jack W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be the absolute best place to see live music in a small scale setting. Sadly the managment has let the place fall apart (literally) The chairs ar rickity the bathrooms are discusting the food is mediocre and the actual paper menus have been in use probably since the day it opened. I also believe it is a... More 

Thank Martha M
Amherst, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am literally at The Iron Horse Music Hall right now. For some reason they sell about a hundred more tickets than they have seats for, but don't actually provide anywhere to stand. The waitress asked us to move from where we were standing because we were blocking the people who managed to get seats, but the spot she told... More 

Thank Miso D
Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue treats their visiting artists like second class citizens. Their facilities are also abysmal. I will never see a show here again.

1 Thank John S
South Hadley
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I live locally and Northampton is a great city for nightlife. "The Horse" is a legend for local and national artists. They also have pretty darn good food!

Thank V5235SJdank
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Iron horse has a great selection of bands and the food is terrific.Only problem is the seating.It is a small venue and upstairs in the balcony,it's really cramped in between tables.I will still go again if the right band for me is playing.

Thank Jack W
Haddam, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We'd seen our favorite band at Infinity Hall Norfolk (CT) and Infinity Hall Hartford, which have comfortable auditorium seating and terrific acoustics. We'd heard Iron Horse had cafe seating and good acoustics. Food was decent, prices were reasonable, wait staff competent. But the wooden chairs were hard and we were so cramped that we couldn't get comfortable. We THINK the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Good friendly service, good music, but the upstairs was insufferably hot with no air flow. I had to leave the building twice during the show just to get fresh air. Our whole group was hoping the show would end despite the good music.

1 Thank Bruce S
Ware, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to the Iron horse last week to see " The record Company" perform. The Band was incredible, and only helped. The inside decor is pretty simple. A couple of levels of seating makes it feel unique. Not a bad seat in the house. The staff is really on it and organized. The biggest shock to... More 

1 Thank Erik F
Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The only way to get a good seat for an Iron Horse concert is to arrive very early and eat there. In the past the food has not been very good, but this time it had significantly improved. We had wings, onion rings, burgers and salads. Everyone was pleased.

1 Thank Alison L S
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have been to the Iron Horse twice, both times to see The High Kings Irish band. The food was good and reasonably priced, seating was comfortable and cozy and the staff was very efficient and pleasant. The line to get in moves quickly and the band was really fantastic. Would definitely go again.

Thank marymac1103

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