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Blue Note

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Address: 131 West 3rd St., New York City, NY
Phone Number: 995925307
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Description: A special place for blues enthusiasts to spend an evening.

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Blue Note is a jazz icon and one that I had been wanting to visit for many years. The band was sensational. Food and drinks were pricey, but that was expected for a music venue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Blue Note is a jazz icon and one that I had been wanting to visit for many years. The band was sensational. Food and drinks were pricey, but that was expected for a music venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

What a classy jazz club! Dinner was great ... the entertainment/show was second to none. If you are visiting NYC and like superior entertainment, you won't want to miss the opportunity to experience an evening here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Was really looking forward to my first bluenote experience. Unfortunately they have one agenda to cram as many people in as possible and still have a table charge. We couldn't move once seated, average food and service without a smile. Seriously the most miserable staff in New York. Unless there is someone on there you are desperate to see, avoid... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We enjoyed wonderful jazz performance by a great group of musicians. The atmosphere (despite very crowded place) was warm and friendly. Our big disappointment was with the food: Despite the very high menu prices, the quality of food, the taste, and the service were less than mediocre. The chef really has to return to cooking school to learn some basics.... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were recommended to this place by friends. What a great venue and the performance was fantastic. Overall, a night to remember. Will be back next time we are in NYC.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Went here on a Sunday for 1:30pm brunch with another couple. We all really enjoyed ourselves. Very intimate room. The live Jazz was excellent. Food was so/so but it was more than OK. Remember you are going there for the music. I really recommend. Reservations are a must and get there at least 45 minutes before your showtime so you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had reservations for the 8pm show for Roy Haynes 90 birthday celebration. The musicians did not take stage until close to 8:30, they did not start playing music until maybe 8:45, so we did not even get a full hour show. The fee was $60 per person ($55/ head plus $5 each per set) to sit at the table,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We visited Blue Note Jazz Club in the Village on Sunday for their $35 jazz brunch which included food, a drink and a wonderful show. Get there at least an hr before to get the best seats. If you love jazz, this place is legendary!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This really deserves the great reputation it has. Nice place to enjoy listening to some great jazz. The bar is good enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Great vibes and ambiance at The Blue Note. I went with my mother to enjoy the Mardi Gras show. We reserved a table and arrived half hour before the show so we could have the best seat in the house which we defiantley did. The food was tasty and our server was delightful. The blue lights and great music provide... More 

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