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55 Bar
Jazz Club$$
Today 2:00 pm – 4:00 am
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55 Christopher St New York, NY 10014
55 Christopher StreetUSNew YorkNew York10014
(212) 929-988355bar.com
$$Jazz ClubToday 2:00 pm – 4:00 am
Monday 2:00 pm – 4:00 amTuesday 2:00 pm – 4:00 amWednesday 2:00 pm – 4:00 amThursday 2:00 pm – 4:00 amFriday 2:00 pm – 4:00 amSaturday 2:00 pm – 4:00 amSunday 2:00 pm – 4:00 am
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Modest cover charges & some major talents make this cozy downstairs music club a local stalwart.- Google
"Relaxed, friendly, informal, cozy, the focus is on the excellent jazz and blues."
3 reviewers
"Great vibes, looking forward to my next visit."
2 reviewers
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Jameth Mikan
a month ago
Loved the location. Felt like I was in my grandparent's basement (this is a good thing for me). However, it was really a turn off after having ordered the two drink minimum for each set that the next band requireda $15 cover (it was written on the chalkboard outside but it was very hard to see, we notice it as we left).The waitstaff pretty much squashed any good vibe that occurred. They were slow at the bar, not friendly, and quite frankly seemed not to like the job. After asking everyone to pay $15 70% of the clientele left. I understand how we have to support our artists I truly do but the whole vibe of the place turned me off. This experience made me reflect on how what it must have really been like back in the 60s to hear good music for very reasonable price or free. Now it's hardly possible because these locations have to pay so much in rent that all they care about is money. It's reflection of how our society has changed.New York is a gentrified money grabbing city and it shows and other people treat each other.
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Noah Kershaw
3 months ago
Shhhh... One of the best kept jazz "secrets" south of midtown.
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Mario Wolf
a year ago
Wonderful music, great place, good prices and friendly waiters. Went there on Thursday night, It was not crowded but the band was rockin on!!
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David Macdonald
6 months ago
Stumbled in and glad I did. Fabulous little place minus the pretentious crap from other jazz bars in this area.
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Temple Woodcock
6 months ago
It was an interesting experience coming here on a Friday night. They had a good amount of beer to choose from, but they weren't the best taste wise, but it was cheap $5 so I guess I can't really complain. It was pretty crowded, but people pretty much kept to their own groups of friends.
Luke Olson
9 months ago
Stumbled in, fell in love with this place. Small, cozy, inviting and jazz.
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Claude Tremblay
2 weeks ago
Wednesday april 29, Mike Stern great show! First time at 55 and not my last one.....
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Mark Koski
8 months ago
Serving the best Manhattan whiskey cocktail in Manhattan. Great vibes, looking forward to my next visit.