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A must-see / must-do when in Montreal

This is a classic live music bar, probably similar to what you'd remember experiencing in the 1970s... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Irreverent-in-Cleve
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Cleveland, Ohio
Very Cool and Authentic Blues Bar

Stopped in the check out Bistro a JoJo on Rue St Denis during the recent Montreal Jazz Festival... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Stephen V
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Vernon, Canada
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4 weeks ago
“A must-see / must-do when in Montreal”
13 Jul 2018
“Very Cool and Authentic Blues Bar”
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Showbar with live music 7/7, 2 shows a day (5pm-9pm/10:30pm-2:30am). Mostly Blues/Rock, english and french. Good selection of cocktails, beers and some wines, also offering bottle service. Small capacity of 100 people and medium terrace from april...more
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1627 Rue St. Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3K3, Canada
Quartier des Spectacles
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a classic live music bar, probably similar to what you'd remember experiencing in the 1970s and 1980s. No food service, just straightforward beer and liquor, accented by really good live blues. Decor is classic, almost reminiscent of our home town's Rock 'n Roll...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Stopped in the check out Bistro a JoJo on Rue St Denis during the recent Montreal Jazz Festival. This place is the real deal. While we were there enjoying the Sangria, Roxanne was on the stage singing some great blues tunes. What a fantastic voice!!...More

Thank Stephen V
BistroAjojo, Propriétaire at Bistro a Jojo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thanks a lot for your review Steve Very much appreciated See you soon Cheers

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had heard about this bar and randomly stumbled across it while walking around after dinner on a Thursday night. I’m very happy we did! The bar has a good history of blues music on display and good seating. The staff was helpful and friendly...More

Thank Fijman
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A great place for music lovers. Live music every night; blues, folk, roots. Situated on one of the liveliest nightlife streets in Montreal.

Thank Kari H
BistroAjojo, Propriétaire at Bistro a Jojo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thx a lot for your kind review Cheers !

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A friend and I found this place along Rue St Denis after our tour guide recommended the street as a place to grab dinner. The street itself is dotted with lots of eateries with outdoor seating for the summer. We were too full after a...More

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BistroAjojo, Propriétaire at Bistro a Jojo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for taking time for your kind review Cheers Danny

Reviewed 3 June 2018

If you like live blues / rock with local artists then this is the place for you. Established in 1975, I found it by complete accident and glad I did. Good beer, good company - raw and brilliant.

Thank Bob S
BistroAjojo, Propriétaire at Bistro a Jojo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018
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Cheers Bob! Hope to see you soon .

Reviewed 27 May 2018

went in at 10 pm and stayed till 230 am - what great place blues music , sax player , it was just an awesome atmosphere , nobody was overdoing it with drinking we highly recommend for live music

Thank Shawn R
BistroAjojo, Propriétaire at Bistro a Jojo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks a lot Very much appreciated Cheers

Reviewed 29 March 2018

YOU want live music...this is your place. Amazing talent and plays 7 days a week. Worth the $10 at 10:30 to stay until 3 a.m. Definitely going back next time I am in Montreal.

Thank MSavardNovaScotia
BistroAjojo, Propriétaire at Bistro a Jojo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018
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Hope to see tou soon Cheers !

Reviewed 30 November 2017

The bistro a jojo is the best place to be if you want to have a great time to hear live bands and great music as well i have been there on more than one occation and belive me when i tell you it is...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Ten dollar cover charge for some fantastic late night music a very classic rock band playing- the guitarist was excellent and the 3 man band put out some great tunes! Very old world feel in the basement of a classic venue a la Montreal-no dance...More

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BistroAjojo, Propriétaire at Bistro a Jojo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for the kind review Cheers my friend !

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Hi James Sorry for the late response We do take reservations Please call us next time at 514-843-5015 ext 10 or visit us on Facebook Hope to see tou soon . Cheers
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