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EXcellent club at affordable price. We saw the Manuel Fraga Trio perform and it was a blast! The... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Santiago, Chile
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During my travels I’m always looking for performers in the local jazz circuit. Having so many good... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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Named by the DownBeat as one of the worlds top Jazz Venues. Intimate music and low lighting set the mood for this one-of-a-kind spot where live music is being impovised by the very best Jazz musicians. DownBeat International - 2014.
Calle Nicaragua 5549 | Entre Calles Fitz Roy & Humboldt, Buenos Aires C1414BWC, Argentina
+54 48291562
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

EXcellent club at affordable price. We saw the Manuel Fraga Trio perform and it was a blast! The club is at a great location, the show was wonderful, only the drinks list wasn’t that long, but the price range for drinks was good. Go for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Vitacura_Marce
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Thelonious is an interesting option in BA for jazz lovers. The ambiance is very good and the musical choices are varied. Drinks are OK and food is rather expensive considering it’s quality. I recommend to have a drink there and eat before or after the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claudia L
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

During my travels I’m always looking for performers in the local jazz circuit. Having so many good Argentinian musicians I explored Buenos Aires and found Thelonius Jazz Club in Palermo. A nice informal but Cousy setup distinguishes the Club. Great acoustics also. The day I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 861joseantoniol
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Thelonious Jazz club on a new location (a lot better) a great place to enjoy different types of jazz. We went to ADRIAN IAIES quartet and we were pleasantly surprised about the musicality and passion of the orchestra. Tickets are easy to buy via Ticket...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Went to the new venue in Palermo, apparently it was the opening day...no air conditioner.... It was way too warm as to enjoy a jazz session...

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank RoxLima
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

The club recently moved to a new part of Palermo. The new space is lovely, with the exception of the bathrooms that are weirdly already trashed. Like door handles ripped off the stalls. Service was a little slow and they forgot our bottle of wine....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank LogicalLotus
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I enjoyed very much the good musician and also some very well known internationally . There are two bad points: first the barkeeper and his staff absolutely don't care about the music, they are very loud, speaking loudly and moving plates and glasses very noisily....More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Pierre R
Reviewed August 23, 2017

An evening at Thelonius is never a miss. The place is quite small and intimate and really sets the right tone for listening to some fine jazz. It's not touristy at all, which is what I really love about it. If you are a jazz...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Millivist
Reviewed April 17, 2017

It is not a very big place with little tables and a short menu. However you can listen to some of the best jazz groups in argentina. Also sometimes they bring foreign musicians. Worth to visit

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank martinraguerre
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Great place to hear good jazz. A tiny place with a surprisingly good acoustic. Make sure to place reservations 2-3 days in advance and you will get the front tables

Date of experience: January 2017
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Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos
Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters,
each with its own unique identity. The high-end
quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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Allan L
September 17, 2017|
Response from Millivist | Reviewed this property |
We just went there without making reservations, arrived at around 9 pm and we were seated without any problems.
April 4, 2016|
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Response from Greg G | Reviewed this property |
Notorious is an excellent jazz dinner club in BA located at 966 Callao which would be a good alternative to Thelonious. It is open Monday to Saturday and they have an early show and a late show and the food is quite good. It... More