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A spirited and ultra-feminine mélange of classic French and Jazz Age styles, Cuchi Cuchi, named for Charo’s trademark expression, is a charming and slightly kooky cocktail bar popular with fun-loving bachelorettes and birthday...
CAMBRIDGE / SOMERVILLE, BOSTON – A spirited and ultra-feminine mélange of classic French and Jazz Age styles, Cuchi Cuchi, named for Charo’s trademark expression, is a charming and slightly kooky cocktail bar popular with fun-loving virgin brides and birthday girls.
Bejeweled and feathered hosts dolled up like burlesque showgirls usher the animated clientele into the front room, where gaggles of twittering college girls and chatty couples recline on plush floral couches or mingle at the bar, silhouetted by the light from stained glass windows.
Two dining areas fitted out with French tapestry chairs, chandeliers, and dramatic drapes feature eclectic touches like a wall-mounted kimono, photos of stars like Carmen Miranda, mannequins in period costumes, and a triptych of burlesque star Dita Von Teese, all fodder for conversation for the buzzing clusters of diners waiting for their shared dishes to arrive or having their tarot cards read.
Lively party groups usually gather at the Chico Chica Boom Boom LED table that changes color when touched and provides entertainment between rounds of muddled fruit cocktails. Festive, cheeky, and over the top, Cuchi Cuchi is a sure bet for anyone looking for a little vintage glam and an excuse to break out the feather boa.