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Blue Note

131 West 3rd Street, New York City, NY 10012-1208 (Greenwich Village)
212 475 8592
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Ranked #2,436 of 11,584 Restaurants in New York City
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Greenwich Village / West Village
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Bolzano, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

I have been to the blue note yesterday evening with two friends of mine . we were there to see chick Korea. I had reserved a table for three two days before. when we saw the line waiting before the blue note we thought that this could not be the real place because I had remembered the room having been... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Loved this experience! Great jazz club, spectacular show, really cool food, I just ordered the wrong dish for the experience to have been 100% excellent but the dessert more than made up for my main dish. But the service was super professional and really well coordinated around the venue and the performers. We were sandwiched in with several strangers from... More

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Conesus, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The filets were very good and larger than expected. The SPicy Fish Stew was also a hit. One meal, the salmon was below average. THe salmon was too dry. Wines were pricy, 4 x liquor store price but considering it was NYC and Dee Dee Bridgewater was the entertainment we were understanding. The Flourless Chocolate Cake was excellent

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We recently had dinner and caught a set at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village in New York. The food and service were very good and the jazz was fantastic. The crowd was very lively which the band obviously appreciated. My only suggestion is to get there early. If you come close to the beginning of the set, as we... More

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Wayne, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My son loves jazz so when I saw the LS coupon online for a jazz brunch I had to go. I've heard about Blue Note for many years, but I hate going into NYC from Jersey... so I don't go too much. Well this place is the quintessential classic jazz club... dark, not spotlessly clean, but you could feel the... More

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New York City
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Reviews for this establishment are all over the place. I went during the recent annual Blue Note Jazz Festival and I was pleasantly surprised. Yes if the act is popular and the small house is full then seating resembles public transit at rush hour. Cover charges can be steep, but were reduced for the particular series. The food was better... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

So I got treated here by a New Yorker as a must do attraction. I'm not a huge jazz fan but the music was amazing! You could really get into it. The seating was crowded however as they try and cram everyone into table seating, some people having to strain their necks to see. Waitress wasn't very friendly either.

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Barcelona, Spain
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The Blue Note is probably the most famous Jazz club in NY, and therefore in the world. However, in order to enjoy the great selecion to stars they have, one has to be avalible and pay the price. Entrance and food / drinks are definitely not cheap, while quality is just acceptable; and you can stay there only for the... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is an impossible to place to rate. If you consider the musicians featured at the Blue Note or it's place in jazz history, it's a six-star experience. I've been here twice, and the music was awesome. If you consider the Blue Note from the standpoint of comfort, food and service, this is a two-star (and maybe even 1.5 stars).... More

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Kamakura, Japan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

You can't dis the Blue Note on its artists: the best of the best. And the sound system does ensure that they can be heard well, no matter where you may be sitting. However, the long and slender shape of the room itself means that seeing the stage from many seats requires some contortions. Even so, don't let that stop... More

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