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Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3635
+1 202-337-4141
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“jazz venue” (4 reviews)
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1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3635
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a long weekend visit to Washington, D.C., my wife and I decided to take in a show and have dinner at Blues Alley. We have always enjoyed our visits to Blues Alley and this time was no different. We arrived about 75 minutes before...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Memories of meeting Dizzy still haunt my mind. Blues Alley is a wonderfull place made of the finest music makers ever assembled. You can't ever go wrong here...

Thank txjeffro22
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We visited Blues Alley. It is a great small Jazz Club. The music (Joyce Moreno) was superb. The food was good. However the waiting staff were lukewarm and not courteous. We were in a group of four and three meals arrived well before the fourth....More

Thank johnrichardson1953
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Haven't been in years. This is no ordinary place! It's small table seating only with private performances. Went for my birthday and was entertained by the great Roy Ayers. Food, drinks and entertainment. Great place to visit. This place has history. Catch some of the...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Band playing was super, the venue is nice and cozy so you can expect a nice little crowd over a drink and awesome beats. Will be back!

Thank Reem J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Book in advance - they sell out! Don't miss a show if you have time. Always a great time. Remember you are there to enjoy the music! If too many food critics complain the food is not five star, they are missing a wonderful experience....More

Thank nytraveller2020
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Great jazz in a longstanding intimate supper club just off Wisconsin Ave. in Georgetown. You will need tickets in advance when popular acts are coming through (you can check dates online); there are 8 pm and 10 pm shows. There is a full dinner menu,...More

Thank LottyToronto
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Easy to get to, Blues Alley is literally in an alley just off Wisconsin Ave in NW D.C. It's a short cab ride from the Foggy Bottom metro station. Pros: artists, friendly staff, location Cons: patrons packed in, watered down drinks Info: the venue is...More

Thank JE and JA D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Check the entertainment pages and find out who's going to be playing or just go and have fun. Excellent blues and jazz performers. Drinks not bad either . Food ok but you come for the music

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Blues Alley is a must when in DC. THEY HAVE A VARIETY OF JAZZ PERFORMERS. You will not be disappointed. Also, it's in Georgetown so you can have dinner or walk around Georgetown prior to the show. Try Filomenas's Italian Rest. Down the street from...More

Thank Hoya2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3635
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
  • Neighbourhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-337-4141
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