Comfort Inn North Shore
50 Dayton St.
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: (978) 777-1700
Fax: (978) 777-4647
Rockafellas is the place to be if you want to go casual dining. Located at the Danial Low Building that was constructed in 1826, it has also housed a church, a bank, and a store, before Rockafellas took over. The restaurant is comfortable and roomy and you can enjoy live music playing five nights a week. There are various events marked for the entire month, and updates are on the website. The food here is great. Try the brie salad, sweet potato fries, and pumpkin martini. The prices are medium ranged and outdoor seating is also available. A good place for a quiet lunch and a rocking evening.
The Red Rock Bisto & Bar overlooks the ocean and offers outdoor dining on the two front patios. The restaurant is open for private events like birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and reunions and will also print your personalized menu for the event. They have a special Tuscan Farm Table in the oceanfront garden for large groups, parties and meetings, but these have to be booked in advance. You can enjoy some live jazz and blues music on certain days during the week. From the menu, try the trio of fresh salad, cubano (pressed Cuban sandwich), martini of colossal shrimp cocktail, thin crust pizzas with your choice of toppings and freshly made pappardelle pasta. For desserts, the peanut butter and banana ice cream cake along with a double espresso is delicious.
Much more than just a coffee house, this live music venue is one of the better known folk clubs in the country, and features a large variety of nightly intimate musical entertainment, on a stage that is less than five feet from the tables.
Popular among music enthusiasts, the Malayas Nightclub has been hosting concerts and gigs from the time it has opened doors. The club not only promotes established artists but also attempts to bring upcoming artists/bands to its stage. The Malayas Nightclub also hosts DJ nights where top-of-the-chart hits are played for the jovial crowd who head to the dance-floor to shake a leg. The club is furnished with superb lights and acoustics that enhance every performance that takes place here. Call ahead to know more.
Frequented by a happening crowd of Lawrence, Umbrella is a popular nightspot that boasts of a swanky ambiance. The vibrant decor at the club coupled with its friendly atmosphere compels thousands of patrons to bask in its warm environs. The in-house DJs here are mostly locals who are trying to make it big in the music world. The superb lights and acoustics at the Umbrella amplify the excitement of these lively nights. What's more, the club is a perfect place to tap a foot especially if you love dancing amidst friends. Call ahead to know more.
Nestled in a quaint corner of Amesbury Street in Lawrence, the Mambo Nightclub is a happening haven for several club-goers of the city. The club features a jovial atmosphere that caters to several party lovers who love to wind-up after a weary day with some good music. The nightclub organizes DJ nights on a regular basis where popular DJs spin chartbuster hits to bring the zealous crowd to the dance floor. Besides DJ nights, patrons also love to partake in the theme parties arranged by the club or organize their reunions or private functions at the club. Call for details.
This restaurant and bar is a hot favorite of the Somerville crowd. Offering delicious American cuisine that includes everything from salads and steaks to pizzas and pastas, this restaurant gives you a quality dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere. The bar has beer, wines as well a limited cocktail menu. In addition, a few light dishes, such as salads, sandwiches and appetizers are also available to munch on along with your drink. The friendly service and upbeat ambiance add to the charm that draws hordes of people to Orleans!
Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club is known for getting the best names in jazz, blues, folk and from the local Boston music scene. This typical Boston eatery offers chili, fried calamari and burgers. The vibe is understated but the crowd is social and lively. Special features include WiFi, open jam sessions and salsa nights. Tickets to shows are not sold in advance, and unless noted, shows are 21 and over. Also 75% of the seats are up for reservations.
If you are looking for quality music in an intimate atmosphere, this Cambridge spot fits the bill. Live music is on tap nightly, as are a variety of microbrews and a full bar. Local bands are a mainstay here, but national stars have stopped by to give performances as well. Despite renowned musicians like Laurie Sargent have been known to take the stage at Toad, there is no cover charge.
Hurricane O'Reilly's has large video screens playing sports channels so those who can't or don't want to dance can still have a blast. A dance floor and the DJ playing mainly '80s, rock and charts is what you'll usually find at O'Reily's. For those looking just to hang out with friends and catch up, there are comfy sofas in the den and even a fireplace to keep you warm. Also served here is decent pub grub in case you develop an appetite after all the dancing.
The dark walls are covered with Irish signs and memorabilia, and you will hear a lot of Irish accents at this club. It is a favorite with students and backpackers. There is a crowd every night, piled into booths and onto the small dance floor in the rear. Music can be Top 40, techno or live Irish bands. This establishment serves typical bar food with burgers and sandwiches offered as well as chowder. Irish breakfasts are served weekend mornings, and you can watch a football match as well.
If you wish to have a bite pre or post TD Banknorth Garden event or working on that side of North Station, there is no better option than the sports bar Porters Bar and Grill. You will notice as you walk in that this pub is a casual place with a wide range of beers and the best wines to choose from. Buffalo Wings, Boston Best Burgers, sandwiches, steaks, Beer Batter Fish and Chips and Chicken Satay wrap are delectable! An acoustic music set and a game on the tube keeps guests entertained.