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Smalls

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Love Love Love !!

We were determined to visit a proper New York jazz club during out first visit to the city and I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Helen D
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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
Quaint, essential, quintessential - Big Time

Two venues. All ages. Just jazz. Olders with tricks, twists and colours. Youngs climbing the... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
rv15243
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

We were determined to visit a proper New York jazz club during out first visit to the city and I deliberated long and hard over which to choose. Without doubt I made the right choice and was buzzing about the visit for long afterwards. If...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Two venues. All ages. Just jazz. Olders with tricks, twists and colours. Youngs climbing the Olympus of Standards. Drink glasses simple, filled to the brim. Edgy or classy, program may not be followed. Before four, shy the door.

1  Thank rv15243
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I went with friends to see an 8pm show and we got in line around 7pm. We would have definitely made it in and would have had seats (our place in line was at the corner), but our friends were running late and we decided...More

Thank TravelandWander
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The music was really really good, there was also a Jazz dancer and the ambience was perfect. Bit crowded but with the same ticket you have also access to the sister club, Mezzrow (wich I liked even better), across the street.

Thank shatiel
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Stoked about going there. But won’t be back. Bartenders should probably get jobs scrubbing toilets. Vibe was brutal. NYC is cool and fun, but this place was not. If you want a real Jazz experience try the place on Hilton Head Island, SC. Oh well,...More

1  Thank John N
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We went there on our last night in New York. I’m sorry that we did that. We love good music, and the music is awesome. The problem with Smalls Jazz Club is that the music is drowned out by the tense vibe. We were excited...More

Thank AWalker32
Reviewed 8 October 2018

For most other places you need to book in advance. This is a good small no stress no need to book good value good jazz place.

Thank Yjyj2
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

When we finally got in we were surprised to find the subway like conditions. Really crampt seating with everybody squashed into really tight rows. The temperature was unbearable and the organisation was awful. We couldn’t order a drink at the bar as we were told...More

1  Thank jackhgibson
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We love jazz and we decide to go to thos place because the beautiful reviews. WRONG decision ever! Bad environment, bad seats, and on the top of all that an horrible and aggressive owner. He yelled at the band to close the session shorter and...More

5  Thank Ariel O
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I was looking for a real not ordinary Jazz Club in Manhattan...and one guy met in the Village suggested me this place...fortunately I followed teh suggestion...It's really a relaxed, old fashioned, but surprising place ..to relax, listen good live music and have fun with friends..and...More

5  Thank maxaprili
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Response from Vonschmidt | Reviewed this property |
It’s a casual place. Would guess no shorts
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Hanna D
11 May 2018|
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Response from TheUntourists | Reviewed this property |
yes there is. About USD 20, if I remember...
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8 April 2018|
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Response from Emma K | Reviewed this property |
6.45 the latest would be ok I guess.
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