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Address: 349 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3816
Phone Number: 212-262-9554
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Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Quaint Jazz - roaring 60s 😘

Decided to check out this place with my friend as we were looking to listen to some jazz - after reviewing various places - found this place near our hotel - the food is not so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my boyfriend there on a Thursday night, and we danced around, had some drinks, and chatted. It was the perfect time and place to just relax with some awesome live entertainment, watch and learn from the better dancers than us, and enjoy each others' company! Defs doing that again!

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on Monday evening which was quite quiet. We really enjoyed our evening, food - excellent, band - brilliant and to meet Miss Dawn Hampton was a suprise extra. I knew of Lionel Hampton and his music but never of Miss Dawn, before, but to met someone so into Dance Culture in America was incredable. Search for Miss Dawn... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this place while looking for our original destination. They had a sign for a nicely priced fixed menu and live music. Yes, that was true, but when you get inside you have to pay a cover to sit in the area where the dance floor is and live band is playing the swing music. We declined paying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to check out this place with my friend as we were looking to listen to some jazz - after reviewing various places - found this place near our hotel - the food is not so bad - tonite the band that was playing was "Sep 4 – Timotha Kastan & Her T.K.O Band" - a very pleasant and friendly... More 

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Thank Sg T
New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

It's all about the music, the great swing bands, and the space to dance. Seven nights a week you can do this. There is no other venue in NYC where this happens. While all nights are great, weekends cater more to tourists and though coming in from the burbs to celebrate one thing or another. There's a very small cover... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I just visited this place last Saturday, entrance fee $ 20 pp ( this is just fine if you stay for the performance). Dining experience rather mediocre, with the Service that makes you feel that something very weird is going on from the beginning - cheating on TOURIST is not a sin in Swing 46 and probably many other places.... More 

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Livermore, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

I think it's probably more fun if you're planning a night of dancing. But if what you're looking to do is listen to jazz music and watch people dance -- not so much. It's a $15/person cover to get a table in the dance hall. Free if you just want to sit at the bar, but from there you can't... More 

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Thank JKW3
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I cannot recommend this place enough! It is the biggest hidden gem in new york city and every time I visit I leave having had the best nights ever. The band is incredible, if you visit on a night where they have the big band, then there are 16 musicians in the band as well as the lead singer. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, bar with resident jazz band and female singer. Food excellent staff very friendly and accommodating unforgettable evening

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West New York, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We stopped for drinks on our way to dinner at another spot. It was early, like 6 pm. We met Dave, one of the friendliest bartenders in NY City. My wife and I chatted with him and learned he was also an actor. I know actors. They can be aloof and distant. Not Dave. He is interested in you and... More 

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