Music Venues

860 San Pablo Ave, Albany
(510) 526-5888


Reviews for Ivy Room

I've driven past Ivy Room's red glowing neon sign often, and I've jokingly told my girlfriend that it is an exclusive bar that only admits Ivy League students in (hence the name). She fell for it, but I broke the illusion when one of my friends invited me to listen to his friend's band play at the Ivy Room. Got there at night, parked streetside, and went in. Had a bit of snafu at the door because I misheard how much the cover to get in was. Paid in cash and was...read full review
I haven't been here in years since a Yelp Holiday Elite Event a few years ago back in December 2014. Now I see that they have a small stage in front and a friend and I came here to see our friend and his band and there were 3 other groups playing, Maracutu Pacifico, Ritmos Tropicosmos and our friend's band, Namorados Da Lua! I loved all three as they started with Maracutu Pacifico with their drumming, Ritmos Tropicosmos with cumbia music and Namorados Da Lua with the...read full review

I love the talent, layout and vibe of this room. But the bartender, who looks like a bad Elvis Costello with worse hair, was so utterly rude to me that I may never return. It's sad, as many of my friends play there frequently, so they will be out $. Your bartenders are not holier than thou. Please talk to them about customer kindness.

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