Cantab Lounge

Dive Bar, Rock Club
738 Massachusetts Ave (at Pleasant St.)
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 354-2685
8:00am - 1:00am
8:00am - 1:00am
8:00am - 1:00am
8:00am - 2:00am
8:00am - 2:00am
8:00am - 2:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am



  • Head to Cantab on a Tuesday night for a few hours of bluegrass. PBR is the way to get your feet movin'.
  • Head downstairs around 11 on bluegrass night for a chance to see the performers jam together
  • The scenery ain't so bad here.
  • Cash only bar. Good prices though. Don't miss out in the picking party Tue nights downstairs.
  • Bring in your own food, buy a $5 draft, kick back and enjoy some funk/blues from the Chicken Slacks on Thursdays!
  • Live music almost every night. Grab a PBR and nod your head.
  • Great bathroom art
  • Last of a (sadly) dying breed in Cambridge.
  • Went to the CanTab on Firday night to see Diana Blue ret down with her band. Great band, cool crowd and very big shots. Thumbs up.
  • Bluegrass Pickin' Party is phenomenal. Every Tuesday, starting at 8p
  • Awesome live music!
  • old hangout and love it......
  • Great live music! During the Winter holidays, beware the tinsel!
  • Condoms at the bar. Take it or leave it.
  • The bluesJazz is there every Wednesday and Sunday.
  • Head to the Cantab Wednesday night for the Blues at 9:00
  • Cantab, short for Cantabrigian, is one of the most unique spots in the area. Head for a live show, open mic night or just a beer at this great divey spot!
  • Some really great local bluegrass bands play here. There is no cover charge but you should give a few bucks to the band.
  • live music 7 days a week so therefore go there on shrooms
  • Live music!

Nearby places

878 Massachusetts Ave (at Lee St.)
20 Prospect St (btwn Bishop Allen Dr. & Mass. Ave.)
744 Massachusetts Ave