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Martyrs'

151 reviews on Yelp
Music Venue
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Open Now·6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Mon:6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Tue:6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Wed:6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Thu:6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Fri:6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Sat:6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
The brick-walled and contemporary interiors of this bar may be nothing special, but the nights here are live and kicking. What sets this bar apart is the fact t... more
The brick-walled and contemporary interiors of this bar may be nothing special, but the nights here are live and kicking. What sets this bar apart is the fact that it has been a concert venue for thousands of acts, such as John Hammond and Los Lobos, covering varied genres of music. Fresh talent can also contact the bar and arrange a performance. Diners can enjoy the music as they dig into the tasty spread of appetizers like Jerk Chicken Empanadas or Warm Goat Cheese Salad. Choose from the sandwiches, pizzas and hamburgers while you chug down your drinks. Martyrs' is known to serve a fabulous brunch on Sundays. Inexpensive and fun, this joint is a neighborhood favorite.... less
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Reviews

  • Rob F.
    Rob F.
    11/28/2015
    I'm not sure if it is all Iowa State alumni or just the bunch of them that were attending a performance by The Nadas, but our experience at last night's concert leads me to believe being rude,...more
  • Tim S.
    Tim S.
    12/12/2017
    Great small venue for seeing shows from Spoken Word to National Acts to first time bands on stage this venue offers a welcoming space to hang with friends and take in a show.more
  • C C.
    12/31/2017
    BEWARE of how much change your getting back. The girl behind the bar either doesn't know how to count or is scamming customers out of their change. The first time it happened, I assumed it was a...more
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah S.
    6/30/2014
    If I walk into a place and see John Lennon on the wall, I get good vibes instantly and have high hopes for a place to be awesome. I went to Martyrs' for a story slam reading and the place was...more
  • Emily R.
    Emily R.
    11/16/2016
    I always have a great time at Martyrs'. I like that they book international and world beat bands. The Bombino show was especially amazing. Age-wise the crowd is perfect for me (30s, 40s, 50s) and...more