Best of Boston

1993 BEST Music Venue, Unlikely

The Middle East

The best by far. There’s music in the restaurant’s back room, in the bakery, in the basement (once a bowling alley). Eclectic bookings, a much-needed showcase for local rock and jazz musicians, and not a milliliter of yuppie pretension.

472 Massachusetts Avenue (Central Square) Cambridge

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  • Michael Devine

    20 years ago I worked the door and that description is spot on a great place to work and hang out great ownership