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Blues Alley

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1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3635
+1 202-337-4141
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Feels almost like in NOLA

I had the pleasure to listen to a very nice jazz band playing!! the space is small so you can see... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JazzyYazzy
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Brussels, Belgium
Great place for jazz

The best in jazz come here to play. Over the years I've heard everyone from Dave Brubeck to Ahmad... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sdog41
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Herndon, Virginia
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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3635
Georgetown
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+1 202-337-4141
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had the pleasure to listen to a very nice jazz band playing!! the space is small so you can see and hear from wherever you are sitting. But to be obliged to eat (and the food is really not that great) kind of diminish...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best in jazz come here to play. Over the years I've heard everyone from Dave Brubeck to Ahmad Jamal to Peter Beets. Small tables, average drinks and food. You go for the music, anything else is secondary. Parking available across the street.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to the Blues Alley, to see nothing more than Joshua Redman, the guy. I could not buy tickets online but I went there wishing to find one in the entrance. I arrived and for my surprise there was one last seat available. While...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

A bit of a disappointment overall. Overpriced menu/drinks, undersized drinks. Wait staff, was not very personable. Seemed focused only on getting us to comply with minimum drink requirements. Kenny Garrett was in concert which started a few minutes past 8:00 p.m. and at 9:15 he...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Well, Kenny Garrett quintet + Blues Alley is a fantastic combination. The club is pretty well located in Georgetown and it’s amazing. The show was superb, we paid USD 40 per person and worth every dollar. The food was ok, a little bit expensive. If...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

This was our second visit to Blues Alley. The seating is tight. The food is good. The service is great. The entertainment is outstanding. We attended the Kenny Garrett Quintet concert on April 14, 2018. Wow! The only problem was no room to dance. I...More

Thank James D
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Went for light dinner and to experience a Jazz Club. We were not disappointed We were unsure what to expect but this is an authentic place in the heart of Georgetown and as a tourist in Washington well worth a visit. It is pretty quirky...More

Thank Orry L
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

The artist ‘Kendra Foster’ was amazing but everything else was extremely disappointing. The food was tasteless & the service was half hearted. The policy about no photos is duplicitous because a dozen people were taking photos (apparently because they were given permission) - have these...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

My friend invited her friends to continue to celebrate her 50th Birthday. I asked my hubby if he wanted to go and then that would be his bday gift. It was simply amazing!! Its a tight space, so if you are not comfortable by being...More

1  Thank cjirongirl2010
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

One of the most pleasant evenings I’ve had in DC. Good food and service, and great music. Will return soon

Thank Eric S
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Rosanna G
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Response from cjirongirl2010 | Reviewed this property |
I would call first and let them know: blues alley
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I dont believe there is a specific dress code, but you cant go wrong with dress casual.
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Sorry, can not help. We stay with a friend when in DC
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