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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 #2,140 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
60 helpful votes 60 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Went there to see Chris Botti Such a wonderful night and a great experience Very happy to have been to this historic place However, make sure you eat before going there because they serve some real real bad food

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Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We were at the Blue Note to hear David Sanborn. Since we arrived early to get a good table for the 8 pm show we decided to have dinner here despite the iffy reviews we had read. We were not disappointed and loved our food. The service was very attentive both before and during the show. I had a delicious... More

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