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House of Jazz

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Address: 2060 rue Aylmer, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2E3, Canada
Phone Number: (514) 842-8656
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Great Place for Live Jazz

This place is really cool inside--looks like an old cabaret bar. There is a small stage in the front for the live band and mostly booths line the restaurant. It's not a huge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Orlando, Fl
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Orlando, Fl
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131 reviews 131 reviews
31 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This place is really cool inside--looks like an old cabaret bar. There is a small stage in the front for the live band and mostly booths line the restaurant. It's not a huge place, so it feels like you are getting a private concert. The seats are at different levels so everyone can see. There is a $10 cover charge... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great music, great food, great ambience, just great. We stayed in a hotel just a few blocks away and stumbled upon the House of Jazz by chance. As it was a weekday they were able to get us in and we had a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This club is just off Rue Sherbrooke, it has an Art deco ambiance, excellent music and good food, the perfect combination for a great evening with friends. It works very well at many levels (suggested age range 35- 105!) For couples looking for a romantic evening together -yes, for a group of 10 celebrating a birthday- yes, a single person... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

As we had not reserved our table was a bit out the way for viewing but okay for listening to the really good if middle of the road jazz. I had asparagus soup which was nondescript and my husband had the French onion which looked and tasted far better. His main course was unsatisfactory while my jambalaya was good. The... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

There are half a dozen jazz clubs in the city, but this attracts the best talent by far. I first discovered it quite recently (2011) when a jazz aficionado friend came to town. I've been a regular ever since. The best of Montreal's jazz talent loves to perform there & there's a show 7 nights a week. I go there... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Very nice old style jazz club. Great atmosphere, good jazz and excellent food. When we visited the place was packed so I recommend reserving in advance.

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Montreal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I have been to the House of Jazz for lunch twice now, and I will definitely go back. The good isn't great, but I love their chicken wings. The ribs are pretty good too. There is no live music at lunchtime, so I cannot speak for the entertainment. However, I do love the quirky decor with a heavy vintage/retro influence.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The service was friendly and professional ,very good food and drink....great live jazz music...we had good time we with friends spent a very great night ....we listened good musicians sure we get back sometime in this place,...we love it

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Montreal, Canada
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We (two couples) went on a discounted voucher through Travelzoo, and after reading the reviews weren't sure what to expect. No worries though, it was a lovely evening out. The service was perfect and we never felt neglected or rushed. Our waiter spent extra time talking with us. Food was very good, we had chicken and ribs, steak and filet... More 

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Montreal
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Dh and I were given a 1 for 2 coupon for this place, meaning, our gift giver paid $50 for us to use up to $100 on the coupon. Pros: Nice decor, ambiance, good service, music was fun. I'm not into jazz, but the 6 piece band played jazz that was easy on the ears, as well as other genres.... More 

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.