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Blue Note Hawaii

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great Music, Meh Food and Service

My wife and I caught the first set of Average White Band on a Thursday evening, preferred seating... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
john b
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Amazing performances

I have been here twice. The first was to see Chris Botti. The second was to see Pink Martini. I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Dubbed “Hawaii’s Best Live Music Venue” by Honolulu Magazine and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Blue Note Hawaii features two shows nightly of world-class talent. With genres ranging from jazz, pop, rock, reggae, traditional Hawaiian and more, guests...more
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2335 Kalakaua Ave, 96815, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2941
+1 808-777-4890
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I caught the first set of Average White Band on a Thursday evening, preferred seating (open seating area first come first served). We got there about 15 minutes after the doors opened but didn’t have problems finding good seats (the venue was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here twice. The first was to see Chris Botti. The second was to see Pink Martini. I had never heard of either before the shows, and now I’m a huge fan of both. My husband & I loved Chris Botti so we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Researching some jazz/live music before our trip to Honolulu, and found Blue Note. We went along for the Hawaii Music Showcase and what a great evening. I loved the Blue Note - what a great venue and a surprising find. We would put it up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Note doors open at 5 PM for a single act (vice 6 PM) so you can go inside the velvet curtains to find a table or booth in your seating area. There are tables right against the stage if you'd like to sit there....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Retired T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great evening!! The place is cozy and we are very close to the stage. You can order food and drinks. The band was very good and generous. Not too expensive for the night.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank n0rmend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a mixed review. Sorry guys, you want my honesty, right? This is our 2nd visit to The Blue Note. And my husband I are will definitely return again and again. It is a clean extremely comfortable seating way to enjoy awesome music. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here's the review of last nights food at Blue Note with Kalani Pe'a and Ho'okena. The food was very good. Tasty hot and satisfying for a night club. The variety on the menu was small but there was enough to satisfy everyone's palate. We ordered...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We went to a random show here last night. Actually (no offense meant to those who adore distinctly Hawaiin music), we chose this concert because the singer, Keahi Conjugacion, while a local, sang jazz. And, what an evening it was. The crowd was disappointing to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I enjoyed the Blue Note to hear John Cruz and Brother Noland last month. We arrived in time to have dinner and hear these two Hawaiian powerhouses. The food was outstanding and the customer service ideal. My friend had the ratatouille which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lisafL4061CT
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Best venue to watch local talent. Tonight, we saw Kimie Miner and she was absolutely a fabulous singer. She puts on a great show and we totally enjoyed. So, if you’re in Waikiki, check out who’s performing and watch a show.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from gilbertpjames | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual everywhere in Hawaii after 6. Light slacks and open neck shirt is all you need to pack for men and same for the ladies with possibly a light cocktail dress for a really special night out.