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Great jazz club

Was looking for a jazz club and came across Club Bonafide. Enjoyed first set with Brazilian duo so... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
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Very Hip place!

Great little jazz club in Manhattan. 3rd floor of a building. It is weird in a good way. Cool... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Average16%
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  • Terrible4%
24 Jun 2018
“Great jazz club”
7 May 2018
“Very Hip place!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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212 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-6083
+1 646-918-6189
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

It's an odd space, on the third floor, either by stairs or single elevator opening directly into a small bar, with between the wars era kitsch here and there. In the room with the stage, everyone sits pell-mell along three strips of tables. It offers...More

Thank W Lance H
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We went to this club to hear a band perform a Motown review of popular Motown hits of the 60s 70s and 80s. The band far exceeded our expectations and the performance was spectacular. There is a two-item minimum per person in addition to the...More

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I live in NYC since 2015. I have been to several jazz bar/venues and this one does not stand to the expectations. it is a small place, the ambience is not cozy enough for a good jazz club, food and drinks are overpriced. I saw...More

Thank Franci N
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Was looking for a jazz club and came across Club Bonafide. Enjoyed first set with Brazilian duo so much that we stayed for next set (entirely different sound). Nice little menu, attentive waitstaff and friendly owners. Highly recommend.

Thank gottaloveitaly2012
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Great little jazz club in Manhattan. 3rd floor of a building. It is weird in a good way. Cool music, cool people.

Thank carbonerodecano
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I went to show on April 7th. There was so many people filled to capacity, doorway was blocked to get all people in. The Lead Singer was late, but show was good. Didn't purchase food or drink. It was too dim inside for me. The...More

1  Thank SerenaWood
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Our first visit to Bonafide on Sat, 3/3 was awesome. Enjoyed first show, Mark Wade Trio so much we decided to stay for another show, Kevin Harris All Stars, and so glad we did! $15 ppfor first show, $20 pp for second show, worth every...More

Thank Sharon H H
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Great venue for jazz in NYC. Has a speak easy feel to it. Did not order any food so not commenting on that. Great way to spend a night in the City.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I was invited by a friend to hear Jazz at Club Bonafide. We ended up staying for the second performance and enjoyed the entire evening. The club has a warm ambiance; the staff is very polite and friendly. There is a bar/waiting room before you...More

Thank Touria G
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We have been asked to pay for food we ordered but have not received and for drinks we did not order. It was just chaos. After explanations with the waiting staff, brought the food with 1 hr plus delay, apologized, offered a free drink. Not...More

2  Thank Hatcarau
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It was Four Tops & Temptations music. I paid $20 for 2 tickets off of Groupon Advertisement.