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The Social

54 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801-2400
+1 407-246-1419
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Not worth it

Been Twice. Both times the sound system was alright at best. Security everywhere both times and... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Dominic A
via mobile
Nice for a close up view of a band

We went here to see The Church play. It is a small venue which makes it nice to see a concert. We... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Nancy U
Altamonte Springs, Florida
via mobile
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The Social has been rated the top live music venue for a number of years by the local weekly paper, The Orlando Weekly. We bring international, national and local acts to the stage nightly and are home to the longest running Acid Jazz/Indy Hip-Hop weekly in the country.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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54 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801-2400
Central Business District
+1 407-246-1419
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Been Twice. Both times the sound system was alright at best. Security everywhere both times and they are always rude. When your there for a show they treat you like your an annoyance, not a paying customer. Will not return ever again, should have known...More

Thank Dominic A
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went here to see The Church play. It is a small venue which makes it nice to see a concert. We found a place by the bar but had to stand the entire time. The AC was not working but the drinks were cold...More

Thank Nancy U
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

They charged a $10 cover 30 mins before closing on a slow night and didn't allow a refund once I went in and realized the place was dead. Don't be fooled by the line outside the door.

Thank Mira P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

July 2nd, 2017 (Sunday Night) Worst security service ever.. 2 people in front of me was let in with hats and I as well had a hat (A hat that wasnt a snapback or a fitted) but was denied entrance and was told to leave...More

Thank iamriddimz
Reviewed 3 April 2017

First time here on April 1st, 2017 to see Whiskey Myers. I had heard it was a small venue yet was pleasantly surprised to see how small it really was. It was standing room only, yet there are no bad places to stand. If you...More

Thank Stefa1270
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Was asked to unzip my vest at the door. When I politely explained my shirt was see through underneath... the door guy said he wasn't going to"look there" he needed to see my waist. If you need to see my waist... there's no need for...More

Thank burque29
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Small bar in Downtown Orlando that holds events and small concerts. No upfront parking, you have to park in a parking garage around the corner which costs money. Went to The Social for the first time in August 2016. The Social was hosting a Jacob...More

1  Thank elizabeth12285
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had the chance to go there last night as The Social was one of the venue hosting the yearly Best of Orlando Weekly. The bartenders were very quick and very nice. The place is a little dark for my taste but still a nice...More

2  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This venue is perfect for small shows! It is in a cool little area of Orlando, be prepared to pay for parking, but there are plenty of garages for $5. Lots of bars and restaurants nearby. The venue is small, long bar on one wall...More

1  Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome time if you don't mind getting drinks spilled on your feet and the occasional B.O swarming your senses, music was good for being in a tight environment. Vibe was good, but the homeless guys working the men's bathroom swindled 1$ from me every time...More

Thank Andrew F
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15 October 2015|
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Response from jwood02 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah it's all standing, there may be bar stools as mentioned previously, but if it's a bigger band/ big crowd they won't even have those out. However great place to see a show because even if you are in the back you are... More