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The Blue Wisp Jazz Club - CLOSED

700 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
+1 513-241-9477
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jul 2014
12 Apr 2014
“Music great food not so much”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
700 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

This Cincinnati icon that has moved from different locations in previous years, but still had blues and brews, is now closed as of the summer of 2014. We are all hoping for someone to buy this icon to continue the blues and jazz club tradition....More

1  Thank Happy1950
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

Before dinner drinks were great, as well as our appetizer of Tuna Tacos. We then ordered 2 items off the menu, then were told that they were no longer available. Waitress was very immature, and service was slow. We were there on a Thursday night,...More

Thank K3CD
Reviewed 8 September 2013

My husband and I went down to Blue Wisp to celebrate my brother's birthday with he and his wife. Got there about 7:00 pm on Friday night. Had to pay a cover, which surprised me as there was no mention of it when we made...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Went to this Jazz Club as part of a group (about 70 in the group) so the food was in bulk and OK but nothing special...... BUT, the Trio playing for our group were great! Best music I have heard in a bar environment for...More

1  Thank burtfp
Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

During our stay, we wanted to go somewhere that was unique to that area. We actually took our kids (11 & 7). The waiter was very good having the orders adjusted for our two picky eaters. The food was very good... Basic pub food... Hamburgers...More

Thank Afoodieaker
Reviewed 9 July 2013

My husband and I stopped in looking to try somewhere new. The atmosphere was very relaxing with a jazz band playing next to the bar. We both ordered the steak medallions and they are amazing. I am not much of a steak person but they...More

1  Thank Lauralee1391
Reviewed 18 February 2013

The new location is much better than the old one - great space for this type of establishment. Went with a party of 9 friends. We were seated quickly, but our waitress had a little trouble being as attentive to us as she would like....More

Thank Brant O
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Arrived at my hotel at 9pm on a Monday night and left in search of dinner. Came upon Monday night jam session and heard a good set while I had a very good cheeseburger. What a great find when traveling on business. Very small crowd....More

Thank phamleetraveler
Reviewed 21 December 2012

Although we did not eat at the Blue Wisp, we did go there for the music. SPecifically, we went to hear Jamey Aebersold, the well known jazz educator. We consider ourselves well versed in jazz. I was very impressed with the setup, acoustics and general...More

1  Thank Larry C
Reviewed 12 December 2012

The food was good, and not really expensive. The music was terrific. $10 cover charge on the Saturday evening that my wife and I were there. The Jamie Ebersold Quartet was definitely worth the cover charge. But, if you want to have dinner, and entertainment...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Bar, Pub, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-241-9477
  • E-mail
Located on the corner of 7th & Race Street, Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.
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