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Thelonious Jazz Club

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Address: Jeronimo Salguero 1884, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 48291562

Named by the DownBeat as one of the worlds top Jazz Venues. Intimate music...

Named by the DownBeat as one of the worlds top Jazz Venues. Intimate music and low lighting set the mood for this one-of-a-kind spot where live music is being impovised by the very best Jazz musicians. DownBeat International - 2014.

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Grea music!

E-mailed for reservation, 21:30 performance on Friday night (include name, date and time of performance, number of people, contact number, preferred seating - plan on website... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

E-mailed for reservation, 21:30 performance on Friday night (include name, date and time of performance, number of people, contact number, preferred seating - plan on website) prompt reply, booking confirmed. Clear communication - be there by 21:00, if not there by 21:15 reservation will be lost, leave before 23:50 as second act starts. Went with great excitement and on time.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Thelonious earns extra points for having a great vibe. You pass through an almost unmarked door, up a flight of stairs, and into the club. Great decor - small shaded lamps on cabaret tables, a mass of exposed bulbs tied together hovering over the stage. Really great. The night I was there I heard a jazz quintet playing tribute to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We saw a tribute to Charlie Parker. Venue is very cool. Mostly local crowd. Nice tapas, good wine. You can only book through email. We got the last table in the back, but I ask the hostess if she could move us up in case someone cancelled. She did. I gave her a nice tip. It could be hard to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Go onto their website and send an email with your choice of night, time of show, table choice, name, cell phone and number of patrons. It is a really small club so all tables have a view and good sound. It has a speakeasy feel about it, with no sign outside (just small name plaque). Drinks are 75 for cocktails,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Thelonius features all different kinds of jazz artists and a wonderful atmosphere. Prices are reasonable. Highly recommended as a place to grab a drink before going out for the evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you like jazz this is the place to go. It's intimate, loud, the crowd is friendly and lively, the music superb and the food's jolly good as well. We enjoyed our first night there so much we booked to go again the next week.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Awesome jazz. "Trio plus 1" , included piano, bass, guitar, drums. Very good group. Audience felt like regulars to this location. Great pizza and salad. Consider this an historic opportunity for us. Thank you to contributing trip advisor members.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

This is definitely my favorite place in Buenos Aires. In the heart of Palermo, the bohemian neighborhood, Thelonious offers great music and a really cool environment. I've been there 3 or 4 times, in different occasions, and each and every time I listened to some great jazz and enjoyed the cool vibe that the vintage decor sets - with a... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

You can either go for a date or with friends. Do not forget to book before. Best tables: C7 to C11. Only cash. Always look for a cuarteto or a quintento. You go there to listen to music, not to hace dinner. You can go to Los Divinos after the concert (Gascon and Gorriti).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

We reserved a front table well in advance, and were not disappointed. Very cool club with top talent.

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