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Arthur's Tavern

West Village
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Address: 57 Grove St, Between 7th Ave. S and Bleecker St, New York City, NY
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Established Greenwich Village jazz club.

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Very good Jazz live music.

Nice people and very good live music. Old bar with a friendly ambient. No credit cards. Highly recommended!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Pamplona, Spain
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Pamplona, Spain
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice people and very good live music. Old bar with a friendly ambient. No credit cards. Highly recommended!

Thank Ignacio_Pamplona_49
Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old tavern, cash only, band passed the jar for tips in between sets. I was looking for a blues/jazz bar that didn't charge a cover. This place is perfect, the music was great, the atmosphere relaxing.

Thank B B
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect. Though renown and with a musical pedigree and history, it simply has the great feel of a classic quality small neighborhood bar with friendly personable bar tenders and waitstaff ...and great music! We were there on a Thursday night and really enjoyed the Eri Yamamoto Jazz Trio. No cover - rather a 2 drink minimum per 2 hr set.... More 

Thank pbgiv
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the "rough" feel of this place- felt like Tavern ... Lived up to the promise; no credit cards, only cash added to the final touch

Thank gsaurabh84
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A random decision took us in here and it was certainly a good one. This is a small, dark, pub-style venue which plays live jazz and blues until late (3am I think). The drinks are about $15 each for the cocktails which were good. Service was fast and the waitress was good at getting people tables. If you like loud... More 

Thank Tim L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Cool vibe, fun booze slinger (Kay), no cover, characters and history. And open till 4AM ... but fun at 10PM too.

Thank Jervic3
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place I am not sure I even want to review because I want to keep it "Secret" LOL It is an 80 year old Hole-In-The-Wall Jazz Club in Greenwich Village.VERY rustic and small. CASH ONLY signs are EVERYWHERE, so don't expect anything more than a hand-written bill and have CASH. Staff is very friendly and tough. They are used... More 

Thank Jan R
La Paz BCS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just kinda of stumbled in and it was the best evening of our stay in NYC! Arthur's gives "dive bars" a good name! On a chilly cold November evening, Arthur's was warm and welcoming and I only wish we could have stayed longer. Barbara was the new bartender (only 2 weeks on the job), and seemed a little nervous but... More 

Thank Jonathan R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nothing beats The Grove Street Stompers on a Monday night at Arthur's. Whilst gentrification may be sweeping away a lot of the old in Manhattan, Arthur's remains untouched. The place is small, so you may find yourself rubbing shoulders with the next table, but that's fine - you are all there because you love jazz, you already have something in... More 

Thank RetroSpecs
Sunrise, Florida
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Had an absolute blast here. Can late (10ish) just as a show started. These guys were absolutely great. We sat at the bar in the back, where the band was playing. Had 2 hours of solid Jazz and great fun. Recommended.

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