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We went to see Maysa for Valentine's Day. She is an awesome jazz artist. Her show was really nice and I am definitely a fan of hers. The venue was packed. The tables are so... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 March 2016
Carla H
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We went to see Maysa for Valentine's Day. She is an awesome jazz artist. Her show was really nice and I am definitely a fan of hers. The venue was packed. The tables are so close together that you feel like sardines. I know money has to be made, but no one should pay that much for tickets and feel... More 

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Adairsville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Went to a musical performance at the venue. Very easy to get to via the Metro and a short walk. The Howard was clean and the staff courteous. Overall, a good time.

Thank 354darrins
Frederick, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Abominable service for mediocre and overpriced food. 60 minutes for 2 out of 3 drinks we ordered and another 15 for the 3rd. "The Mountain Dew machine is broken." We then got our servers attention to order food which took another 30 minutes and was screwed up. 15% gratuity added to the check kind of gives you an idea of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Terrible service. Difficult to even get silverware and refill water. Took almost an hour to get served. The kitchen could not accommodate a dairy allergy. Everything is made with butter, according to the chef.. I was charged for a salad I did not get ($11) which I did not notice on the bill until the next day. An awful experience!!!

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Washington, DC
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

After you pay up to $6.50 in "convenience fees" on top your your ticket price, the gauging continues inside. I was shocked that a 12 ounce draft Heineken was $9! Food served during shows is blah, expensive and takes forever to receive. The nearby 9:30 Club is a better alternative to see a show.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and don't order anything to eat here. My husband and I ordered some wine and a fruit and cheeseplate to start since we would be there for a while. The fruit on the plate was all frozen. So, while trying to figure out what to order, we watched all of the people around us get their... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

We had a blast at the drag divas show! The ladies (and some gentlemen) gave their all with fabulous costumes, energetic back-up singers, and impressions of everyone from Judy Garland and Tina Turner to Dolly Parton, Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, and, of course, Queen Bey. They warned us the table service would be spotty in the balcony, and it was.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I reviewed the Howard several years ago after its re-opening. The occasion was a Sunday Gospel Brunch for Mother's Day and the Howard wasn't quite ready for prime time. We returned last night for the Darlene Love Christmas Show and things have REALLY improved. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The sightlines for the stage are all great. The... More 

Thank G C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Such a lovely venue. We saw David Duchovny play here and had a lovely time. Drinks are a bit expensive and the lines to get in were confusing, but otherwise we had a great time. Neighborhood is interesting, too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I made a reservation for Sunday brunch bc my church was sponsoring a concert featuring Jonathan Nelson. Perhaps they were overwhelmed with the size of the crowd, but the service was slow and my food was not hot. I ordered the chicken and waffles which looked delicious; however, the taste was average and they didn't include the special butter that... More 

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