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Address: 315 W. 44th St, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212/581-3080
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Stumbled on this place, and LOVED it!!

small venue for jazz lovers! Price was $40 per person. The entire place holds maybe 100 people. We watched a big band/jazz group that was outstanding!!! We had great seats (all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Michael W
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Gilroy, California

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

small venue for jazz lovers! Price was $40 per person. The entire place holds maybe 100 people. We watched a big band/jazz group that was outstanding!!! We had great seats (all seats are the same price) and we also enjoyed dessert during the show. If you like jazz, you must come here!

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had a wonderful night at Birdland. We went on Open Cast (Monday) night and really enjoyed the performances. Such fun. Food was also good. Had the BBQ Ribs and they were mighty tasty. I highly recommend, even if you go just for drinks and jazz.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Birdland was right across the street from our hotel and my son who is a musician was thrilled. It just so happened that one of his favorite jazz guitarists was playing there so we attended an 8pm show. It is a great venue with a lot of atmosphere. We were not aware they served food so we had already eaten.... More 

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Dinner and jazz, amazing. great atmosphere and wonderful music. the Louis Armstrong band was fabulous! It was a night to remember!

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A friend told me about this 'open mic' show every Monday 930pm. It is a very informal, friendly, intimate atmosphere (great for a 'date night'). I had always wanted to go to this famous venue. Tony-winning singer, Nikki M James, sang "On My Own" and "Be A Lion"...this alone was worth the price ($25/pp and $10 drink minimum).

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Saw 4 generations of Miles. saxophonist George Coleman, guitarist Mike Stern, bassist Ron Carter and Jimmy Cobb on percussion. Most all seats are good. Show is about 1:15 hr

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I´ve always wanted to go to a jazz club during my trips to New York, and this was my first time. When arriving at Birdland it turned out it was not a jazz night, but an open mic night. We decided to give it a try after all and did not regret it. Me and my friends had a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

For $30 you get a sensational evening out with world class jazz music and an awesome atmosphere. A Broadway show will cost you five times that and, to be honest, this was more enjoyable. We saw the big band jazz at 5pm on a Friday and loved it. Very intimate and interactive. We didn't eat but enjoyed their mojitos and... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We saw Kurt Elling here and it was excellent. Much cheaper than a Broadway show and intimate in size. Food is pretty good as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Upscale clientele but not stuffy. Spacious- was surprised at how big. We're all here for the music so everyone respecting the musicians. Unlike some other touristy spots (Blue Note/BB King). It's busy... Very busy, but the staff is efficient. We sat at the bar (couldn't get Ticketfly to accept credit card so went without reservations, almost a disaster) with a... More 

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Address: 315 W. 44th St, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212/581-3080
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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