We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

House of Jazz

2060 rue Aylmer, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2E3, Canada (Ville-Marie)
(514) 842-8656
Improve this listing
Ranked #16 of 192 nightlife in Montreal
Type: Jazz Bars
18 visitor photos
Write a Review

89 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

A great but little known Blues-Jazz fusion act can be found Monday night’s at the House of Jazz. They call themselves Johnny Beaudine and Deep Blue a trio lead by Johnny Beaudine the Tenor-Alto-Harmonica triple threat and lead vocalist that play everything from Duke Ellington Jazz Classics like Caravan to Willie Dixon tunes made famous by Muddy Waters and other... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Great jazz restaurant! I wish we have have House of Jazz in Colorado. Feels like we were in New Orleans. Great service and ambient.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New City, New York, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We came here after a long day of listening to jazz at the Montreal Jazz festival a few blocks away ,we sat at the bar and had a few drinks. The music was great the whole place was rocking ,it wasn't to loud that you couldn't talk to the person next to you. The crowd was mostly 40 and over... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

When my buddy at work heard I would be going to Montreal for a short three day business trip, he suggested before I left this magnificent city, I should try and frequent a jazz club. Montreal used to be famous for their jazz clubs, but being an older style of music, had begun to die off, but as fate turns... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Lake Worth, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Food and service was a little disjointed. Plus they clip you for a cover charge in addition to whatever you eat/drink. We had about a $100 dinner tab which they brought us a check for - we paid - then they brought us another check for a $25 cover charge...plus tax. Neither of us saw anything at the entrance about... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Burlington, Canada
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Went here as it was near the hotel. It is fascinating to check out with all the jazz stuff inside, giant chandeliers and a stained glass roof. They have live jazz at 7:30pm weeknights but add a $10 surcharge for it. I ate earlier and did not stay. The hostess put me in a seat and brought me a beer... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We went here after the opera on Saturday night. I had gone years ago when the music was quintessential jazz à la Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles and Nina Simone and the restaurant was classy. My friend and I were definitely overdressed; wear jeans to this place. The music was very loud and irritating--a latino, modern jazz. And we paid a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Walking into the restaurant is great for the Attention Deficite Disorder eye, as there are many decorative things to look at here. However, the food is typical non-foodie food. Sysco ordered type food, nothing from scratch, not even the dressing for the salad. Service was slow and poor. Our waitress never refilled our water glasees, we were never asked how... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Worth, Texas
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
35 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The House of Jazz was recommended by both our hotel concierge, as well as the tourist information office - and both were spot on. This is small venue with eclectic decor and a really interesting ambiance. The live jazz was fabulous - not too loud, not too quiet, and really great to listen to. The wait and bar staff were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a very expensive restaurant that offer a jazz show while you eat. The decoration is beautiful! the show is good but the food is not worth the money! it tastes cheap and simple.The service of the waitresses is horrible.. Goin to the house of jazz is a one time experience.. just go for a few drinks, the music... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed House of Jazz also viewed


Been to House of Jazz? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage House of Jazz, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing