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House of Jazz

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Address: 2060 rue Aylmer, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2E3, Canada
Phone Number: (514) 842-8656
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Swanky place, average food, but overall not for a first trip to Montreal

It was our last night in Montreal and I wanted to make sure we made the most of it. My friend really wanted to try House of Jazz. The menu consisted of potato skins, buffalo... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2015
MissLiz91
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Washington, New Jersey

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This was our first visit to the House of Jazz, we had purchased a tuango deal for dinner and admission. Many of the reviews indicated average food and service, good music. I can only speak for our experience, but the service and food were great, as was the entertainment. The venue itself was fabulous, with incredible chandeliers and sculptures, really... More 

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Washington, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

It was our last night in Montreal and I wanted to make sure we made the most of it. My friend really wanted to try House of Jazz. The menu consisted of potato skins, buffalo wings, jambalaya, and what you would normally expect from a chain restaurant in the US. Perhaps it was just the disappointment of being robbed of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Great for a romantic date, had drinks and entrees. Live jazz. Entertaining. Reminded me of new orleans. Went on a tuesday , even if its a little quieter on a tuesday i had an amazing time. Looks like there are regulars.

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Thank Simple C
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My dad and I got a Livingsocial coupon and decided to take a chance on this place. I have lived in Montreal for five years, dine out regularly, and have had great experiences at other jazz bars (Upstairs Jazz, Modavie etc). When I use internet coupons, I almost always return if I've had a great time, but I won't be... More 

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Thank kats433
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54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

It has been years since I came here. Maybe since it was called Biddles. The place has not changed much. Same wonderful decor, with plenty of chandeliers. Waiters and waitresses have great uniforms. Especially the waitresses. The music was spectacular, the live band was fantastic and lively. Played great tunes throughout the evening. Food, let's just say you don't come... More 

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Linden, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I have no words to describe my meal. Horrible! The onion soup had no soup only wet bread and lots of cheese. To eat my jambalaya I needed help to distinguish between chicken, sausage and shrimp. I went back to my hotel and order room service. If you like jazz the music was ok.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I passed the House of Jazz on the way to work whilst temporarily working here in Montreal. Even from the outside the place looks tempting, and being ignorant of Jazz, I was intrigued to see if I'd like it. I visited the restaurant on a Thursday night, and it's worth pointing out straight away that there is a $10 cover... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

We are not big fans of jazz and enjoyed the show! It was cozy and people were awesome. We were younger than the average but we did not care. Food is good but it is only a plus to the ambiance and the music.

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Thank SimonPass
Lewiston, New York
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

My husband and I went for lunch so there was no live jazz. The food was average, while I enjoyed my roast beef my husband didn't like his burger. The ambiance is kinda neat to see.

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Thank mustangshelly68
Surrey, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our 9 day trip to Montreal was to include some type of music venue that might be Blues or Jazz or some type of live performance. Because of a chance sighting while touring on the Hop-On - Hop-Off bus we passed the wonderful establishment of HOUSE OF JAZZ - live music and unexpected great food. We went on a Wednesday... More 

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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