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Address: 183 W 10th St, New York City, NY 10014-3100
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+1 212-929-7565
16:00 - 04:00
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Small venue, around $20 to enter, bar is very small, with a limited choice of drinks. The jazz is good.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small venue, around $20 to enter, bar is very small, with a limited choice of drinks. The jazz is good.

Thank Sea98
Novo Hamburgo, RS
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

House in the heart of greenwicht village, with a Super intimist vibe, where you get in tune with the musicians! The Club is small and does not accept reservations, there is no food, only drinks with an honest price! Pure jazz! Highly recommend !!

1 Thank joaomarcel
Avignon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The jazz is raw at this West Village music institution and the beer flows with a young crowd. It has a great energy and we enjoyed coming from the mellow Mezzrow to hear Frank Lacy and his ensemble lay down some upbeat arrangements.

1 Thank AntoniaPC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

always the best little place to drink in the village. great entertainment, value and fun times had here

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you are for real jazz - this is the place. There is no food, just drinks. The ticket at Smalls (we paid $20 on a week day) allows you to visit Mezzrow Jazz Club as well, just across the street. A little bit different vibe, music is also great, - a smaller place, more intimate atmosphere. There is some... More 

Thank Galina Z
Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

A nice place with a speakeasy attitude. Seams very original and not as touristic as other jazz clubs, not so fancy but gives every visitor a great experience. It is important to visit the place at least half an hour earlier, because SMALL'S does not take any reservations, so you have to count on your early arriving on the line,... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Jazz Club in the basement of a building around the corner from the Village Vanguard. Room for a big band with piano, sax, horn players, bass, drums and more. Non stop music, riff after riff. People walk on play their heart out and step off as someone else picks it up. Great music.

Thank David B
Miramar, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Tiny venue, long line for late show, heart of the village, good intimate feel, great view of the stage. Lengthy sax solos, drummer not bad, but seriously who still starts their set in F-Sharp Minor?

Thank Jonesthepilot
Austin, Texas
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119 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We went here on a Saturday night, and we had a great time. The place is very intimate, the acoustics were good, and the band were absolute pros. If you like jazz, then this is for you! Pro tips: get there at least 30 mins before show time. When we went and the first show had sold out, so we... More 

Thank TXtraveler67
London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Everything about this jazz club is fabulous! Fabulous basement venue, atmosphere, serving staff, resident artist & live music! I am going to visit here again as soon as possible!

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