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Jeff Daniels with Ben Daniels Band

The venue hasn’t changed much over the past 40 years and it’s still a good spot to catch a show in... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Cummington, Massachusetts
via mobile
Downscale charm

A gritty little joint with noir charm, staffed by characters straight out of a dime store novel... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
Berkshire County, MA
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The venue hasn’t changed much over the past 40 years and it’s still a good spot to catch a show in an intimate setting. We ate dinner there which consists of sandwich and salad fare with drinks. The food was decent but the service was...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We went to see Jonathan Edwards. He put on a great show. It's just a cool small venue, Pretty good pub fare great way to send an evening!

Thank Dale B
Reviewed March 25, 2018

A gritty little joint with noir charm, staffed by characters straight out of a dime store novel. Unpretentious is an understatement, like your favorite girl who doesn't give a damn what she looks like when you go out together, and you like it that way....More

Thank GeoffFromMass
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Great place for live music, but they’re having a laugh with the ridiculously over priced drink prices and miserable and staff. Watch a band, drink their water, then go elsewhere for a drink!

Thank Chris P
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Attended my first show after many years of living in and around Northampton. The Venue has seated shows and standing shows. I attended standing in the pit area with seats surrounding in the balcony. There was a dash to get to the tables (first come...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Great venue to get up close and personal with your favorite bands. The rest isn't so great. First, skip the food. We came early to get good seats, ordered burgers and salads. Salads were brought without any dressing and we never did get the dressing...More

1  Thank AlfieandOllie
Reviewed June 9, 2017

I've lived near the Iron Horse for over thirty years and have attended many concerts. The music programming is terrific. But as many have written, the food, the chairs, the bathroom are an embarrassment to this once great venue. You're almost forced to buy the...More

4  Thank PassingLane211
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

In serious need of attention! I have lived in Northampton for 25 years and was always a big fan of the Iron Horse. It had great music acts and decent beer. Perfect for 1993. The place is now awful and needs an update. It has...More

1  Thank Evan B
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Peter of Peter, Paul and Mary. And for those who seek potty parity? Iron Horse has it. Fun venue for close up and personal music.

Thank Maggie_Oakshot
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

It is true that the tables are packed in tight, the chairs are not super comfy, but everyone had a seat for the sold out show we attended. The casual burger fare was good for what it was, I enjoyed a southwest grilled chicken sandwich....More

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Response from NorthamptonSyd | Reviewed this property |
No. People line up outside. Most of us are used to this, and I usually volunteer to get in line early, procure a good table, and then my partner and/or friends join me when they arrive. Not everyone in the party needs to... More