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Small place, Big Fun

I was looking for a real not ordinary Jazz Club in Manhattan...and one guy met in the Village... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loved Smalls

When visiting the city this is a place to visit. It is a "small" place, but the musicians and the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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183 W 10th St, New York City, NY 10014-3100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love jazz and we decide to go to thos place because the beautiful reviews. WRONG decision ever! Bad environment, bad seats, and on the top of all that an horrible and aggressive owner. He yelled at the band to close the session shorter and...More

4  Thank Ariel O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a real not ordinary Jazz Club in Manhattan...and one guy met in the Village suggested me this place...fortunately I followed teh suggestion...It's really a relaxed, old fashioned, but surprising place ..to relax, listen good live music and have fun with friends..and...More

1  Thank maxaprili
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When visiting the city this is a place to visit. It is a "small" place, but the musicians and the music are "large" in energy. Good bar selection, good service and you need to practice sharing adaptability and inclusiveness. If you are a narcissistic person...More

2  Thank lagomez75
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We bought our tickets and they let us in. But there was no space sitting nor standing. The first thing the waitress told us was that if we didn’t like it we could go talk to the manager. She was hostile, the bartender was hostile...More

2  Thank Alfonsina P
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I and my mate are jazz lovers and before we came to NYC we searched the internet and we found this place. We loved this place!!! Good jazz, excellent musicians, very good beer and you can stay as much as you want. Cover fee is...More

1  Thank Rami A
Reviewed July 26, 2018

After a first day at NYC, closed it at Smalls. Got there around 10:30 ( Monday ) and enjoyed some awesome high quality jazz until late night. I took my 13 y/o ( Piano player and Jazz lover ) he also had a blast. Repeated...More

Thank Soares29
Reviewed July 19, 2018

You may think you have to go to Nola or Europe to hear live, happening jazz like this... but nope! It's right downtown NYC. Great vibe, interesting cocktails and worth the modest cover charge that I understand goes directly to the performers.

1  Thank MarlaPilates
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Tiny underground room with a great bar and lots of talent in the band we saw. If you are looking for jazz than this is the spot. Cover was 20 per person which for live music is reasonable. The room is small and intimate what’s...More

Thank Charles V
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Casual. Easy to get in (tho expensive at a $20 cover with ~$15 small glass of prosecco). We were seated expeditiously but it was a tight venue that wasn't super comfortable. Felt more like a concert than a place u can drink and talk with...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed June 17, 2018

If you love jazz, you will love Smalls. If not, best off going somewhere else. Down a narrow flight of stairs, it is as you imagine jazz clubs were 1/2 century ago. Mismatched chairs, a couple rows of benches, some dark corners for those who...More

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Usman A
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Charles V | Reviewed this property |
It’s a casual place. Would guess no shorts
Hanna D
May 10, 2018|
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Response from TheUntourists | Reviewed this property |
yes there is. About USD 20, if I remember...
April 7, 2018|
Response from Emma K | Reviewed this property |
6.45 the latest would be ok I guess.