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Bohemian Caverns

2001 11th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4013
+1 202-299-0801
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Historic Jazz Spot

Bohemian Caverns was once a venue for the likes of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Miles Davis, John... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2014
Silver Spring, Maryland
Wonderful venue

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed an evening at Bohemian caverns -- wonderful jazz music... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2013
Arlington, Virginia
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25 Jan 2016
“Late Night Shenanigans”
29 Jun 2015
“Laid back, unique in the neighborhood”
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2001 11th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4013
U Street Corridor
+1 202-299-0801
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

Bohemian Caverns was once a venue for the likes of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ramsey Lewis and Charlie Mingus. The simulated cavern below is a great venue for small groups and vocalists. We had a pretty good meal, drinks, and show...More

Thank areview28
Reviewed 4 August 2013

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed an evening at Bohemian caverns -- wonderful jazz music, intimate setting, but not pretentious. Tickets were only $18 which is hard to beat. We ate in the neighborhood -- not at the caverns -- and enjoyed the U St...More

Thank Splitchanka
Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

We were able to get a couple of last minute tickets and attended a jazz show which was standing room only. Hint: get there early to get on line and score a table near the front. Low on ambiance, a couple of technical glitches, good...More

Thank nes56
Reviewed 7 June 2013

The Bohemian Caverns offer a one-of-a-kind experience with an interior that truly looks like a cavern, appropriately located below street level (accessed by stairs). The ambiance is beautiful once your eyes adjust to the dimness, with flickering candles and various sizes of tables gathered around...More

2  Thank GipsieGirl
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Though not without its quirks and some room to improve floor management and repairs this is the real jazz in DC as far as national level club shows (though they also do a very good job of showcasing the outstanding local musicians as well). Of...More

1  Thank Chocdiggity
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We went here on a weeknight when there was no jazz just good music then later a DJ arrived to play more music. All of the music was great and was kinda old school, you know those smooth hits you miss from waaay back in...More

Thank ATLGAPeach
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Nice jazz band but horrific service. Beware of using credit card..they " lost" mine between my table and ringing up. i also after waited over 1.5 hours for drinks and having 3 servers come by to take the same order. No concern that they lost...More

3  Thank Excellent T
Reviewed 13 February 2013 via mobile

For $10.00 a ticket-we were treated to the Bohemian Jazz Orchestra. A solid hour of excellent musicianship-a great representation of big band jazz. The musicians played so well together-truly skilled and so fun to hear. The service was fine (management perhaps read previous reviews). We'll...More

1  Thank ljnjks
Reviewed 2 October 2012

Let me start by saying the only thing I enjoyed about our visit was the Jazz.The sound man was no where to be found and it was difficult to hear some of the musicians from where we were sitting. The horror part: After standing in...More

3  Thank Dr C
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Funky little place that really is like a little cave. It's not cavernous, by any means, and I can imagine on a busy night it could get pretty stuffy in there, but luckily, the night I visited it wasn't too crowded and I was able...More

1  Thank ms90
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