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38 Riv

Closed Now: 8:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 8:30 PM - 1:00 AM
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Cavern Jazz

We went on a Monday night for Jam session. Small. Lovely. Nice vibe. Mostly out of Towners I guess... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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Great place to hear great jazz

Small intimate setting makes the experience of these talented musicians even more special. We saw a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The 38 RIV - Jazz Club is a very intimist Jazz venue in a vaulted 13th century cellar (with stonework giving it a medieval feel) on the right bank of the Seine River in Paris, France. The club hosts Jazz, Brazilian and ancient music (Baroque...more
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38 rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
+33 1 48 87 56 30
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Monday night for Jam session. Small. Lovely. Nice vibe. Mostly out of Towners I guess. The young guys playing were top notch.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small intimate setting makes the experience of these talented musicians even more special. We saw a jam session and got to hear great music. It was crowded but even standing it was enjoyable.

Thank AWPChicago
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We've been here at a Jem session and it was very nice.. good atmosphere, not too many people. Highly recommend :)

Thank maya006
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A really nice intimate jazz bar in central Paris. Very nice red wine and great music. When I went there were only 20 people in total. Not very expensive either. Not many people seem to know about it.

Thank BrownianMotion
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The music and the band were great, unusual atmosphere underground. We loved the experience. Tip: it's gets hot there in the summer, they dont have air conditioning.

1  Thank KatyaH68
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Jazz cellar with great music in a low key and unique ambiance. I discovered this place by accident and I am glad I did. The quality of the musicians are pretty amazing so as the drinks. I had a really good time, perfect to go...More

2  Thank mitzaribas
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We bought tickets a day in advance - When we arrived and checked in no one told us THERE IS NO SEATING place We went down , to see that all 39 seats are occupied and that in that tiny little room there are about...More

3  Thank Elizur
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Nice and warm cave like setting in a basement. I suggest checking the performers before booking to ensure quality. We were treated to a wonderful performance by a group of French and American players. The wine selection is good, but food is limited to cold...More

3  Thank virtual_nomad
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Not far from where I usually stay, 38Riv is a small but very cool Jazz Club on Rue de Rivoli and on the edge of le Marais. The club usually offers two sessions an evening and often has 'jam sessions'. It is an inexpensive night...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 27 January 2018

38 Riv is a tiny jazz club located in a couple of basement "caves", the music being housed in one and the bar in the other. Admission consists of a first drink and modest cover charge, but is a bargain for the quality of the...More

3  Thank nadwocean
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