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Porgy & Bess

#13 of 135 Nightlife in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Inner City
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Address: Riemergasse 11, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number:
43-1-503 70 09
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00

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Jazz, Soul, Funk, Latin, Swing Porgy's got it all. A superb venue with fantastic sound. A real Jazz club. The kitchen is small but produces some very nice food and the staff are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vienna, Wien, Austria
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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Jazz, Soul, Funk, Latin, Swing Porgy's got it all. A superb venue with fantastic sound. A real Jazz club. The kitchen is small but produces some very nice food and the staff are super friendly

Thank CharlesKane
Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon this place after dinner and looking for something to do. We were late so saw only the second half of the show. The place was packed and standing room only, but it was worth it. Never heard such modern jazz like this, but we all enjoyed it.

Thank sorloff
Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent evening. Music was amazing. Very good value. It's worth booking a table. Gets very hot but great atmosphere.

Thank Elaine H
Uusikaupunki, Finland
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Sound system are great. Customer service is good although the staff could be a bit busy. Good atmosphere, a great place to just unwind with few beers and live music.

Thank KP_Milla
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Nice jazz club in the central part of Vienna. A bit busy place, but good to visit and enjoy jazz music

Thank Kashkin
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend if you're looking for live music in Vienna. Awesome venue! The band spoke English here and there which was helpful. Some Tips: Cash only! As a group, we were pooling our cash together to make sure we could order a few rounds of drinks for the night. Our waiter said the closest ATM was a 15 min walk... More 

Thank ttrottieraus
Kailua, Hawaii
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175 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We headed over after having viewed the online schedule but it was a Student dramatic presentation instead of Jazz. We thought it was student jazz but no, so not. Double check the schedule before going.

Thank kalamakid
Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I've been two times at that club. Always great music and great musicians. Very nice atmosphere. Very kind personnel. Ticket can be easilly purchsed online and picked-up just before the event.

1 Thank Piotr_z_Wawy
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is my secobd time, the place is great! I saw an excellent jazz performance, the place was not full and plenty of place to sit. Price was reasonable 20 euros and the beer was great Weissbeer half a litter for 4.50 euros. Staff was extremely friendly. Excellent ambient atmosphere, go for it!

Thank Aviv W
Moscow, Russia
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went to listen to Ed Motta and his band on the first day of our arrival.Though we were really tired, the atmosphere was so lovely that we couldn't just sit at the table and were dancing and singing the whole evening! Ed Motta entertained the audience with his sense of humor and amazing vocal skills. What a great night... More 

2 Thank Iamcosmic

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