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House of Jazz

2060 rue Aylmer, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2E3, Canada (Ville-Marie)
(514) 842-8656
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Ranked #16 of 192 nightlife in Montreal
Type: Jazz Bars
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New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner for two on a Sunday night. The group played cover songs, would have preferred unique music,but they were very good. The food was ok, wait staff overworked, had too many tables to attend to. It is the ambiance of the place that makes it a great experience.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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

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New City, New York, United States
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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

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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

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Lake Worth, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 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

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Burlington, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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

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Montreal, Canada
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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

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Montreal, Canada
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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

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Fort Worth, Texas
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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

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