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Blue Note

Address: 131 West 3rd St., New York City, NY (Greenwich Village)
Phone Number: 995925307
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Ranked #129 of 1,619 things to do in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Jazz bars, Nightlife, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: A special place for blues enthusiasts to spend an evening.
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Type: Jazz bars, Nightlife, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Owner description: A special place for blues enthusiasts to spend an evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is the worst venue ever. I called in advance for disability accommodations for my 90 year old mother and the manager said, "First come, first served as we do not reserve tables." With that said, I did not take my mother and waited outside in the rain for 30 minutes until the 10:30 p.m. doors opened 45 minutes late... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

What can I say this was the best Jazz venue I have ever been too . The music was great in a great New York atmosphere with good drinks. Celebrating New Year in a Jazz bar was one of the best New Year I have had in sometime . This place seems to be an institution within the New York... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This amazing musician and his friends never disappoint. This year his fantastic guest was Lucia Micarelli. They bring me to tears every years with a beautiful and haunting performance

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

First time my friends and I went to see Chris Botti for his annual NYC gig. Seating is first come, first seated. Doors opened at 6:00 for an 8:00 show. Got there at 6:01 and there were already 50 people in line so our seats weren't great. But the sound was awesome, the drinks and food great (at typical NYC... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The music was fantastic. A solid 2 hours of outstanding jazz. The food wasn't particularly good but that isn't why you go to the Blue Note.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went there for Christmas Eve. Although we had e-tickets, there was a humangous line for ticket holders, so we had to wait out in the cold for a long time. But Chris Botti was great, the drummer was fantastic, the pianist, the bass player, they all played to perfection. The sound was like listening to a cd - only more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Traveled from Ireland and attended Tuesday night 30th Dec, great seats second row back from the stage, wouldn't recommend getting to close to the stage. With my daughter so a special nite out. We didn't dine as it was the the late show, just had drinks. This place is tightly packed which added to the experience. Chris Botti gave 110%,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We saw a terrific show by Chris Botti on Saturday night. The Blue Note is not a large venue, so all the seats are good ones. We felt the price was reasonable, and our Prosecco and Bellinis were great!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is my second visit to this mecca of jazz. It will be my last. The performers are top notch, the staff is more than competent, but the overall experience is way below par for a place with such a reputation. First of all, the tables are ideally suited for four people of average size, but six are expected to... More 

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