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Cellar Jazz Club

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Address: 3611 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 2B8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-738-1959
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Great while it lasted, now closed.

The cellar was one of my favourite places to go. Certainly the best Jazz joint in the city with all the character and charm required by a jazz club. Unfortunately, its now closed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 February 2015
Derek P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

The cellar was one of my favourite places to go. Certainly the best Jazz joint in the city with all the character and charm required by a jazz club. Unfortunately, its now closed. The cellar website is still active and will point you in the right direction for upcoming jazz in the city. The cellar owner is still quite active... More 

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3 Thank Derek P
North Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

Ok, I had a cursory look through the reviews already posted and can see that this is going to come as a bit of a shock. I wasn't going to bother writing this and when you get finished reading it you may wish I hadn't. But, I just couldn't let this go. My wife and I have been to Cellar... More 

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4 Thank daspro
Deer Island, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

We went on a Monday blues night (Hells Gate Blues band very, very good ... see their website, see and hear their rendition of Hound Dog!) for dinner and the early 8PM set. Reservations weren't necessary that night but I think they usually are. The setting and mood of the room are perfect. We live 294 miles and 5 hours... More 

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2 Thank R0adTripper66
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

Good venue of real jazz lovers. Packed on weekends-good to come earlier. Food is a liitle pricy, but atmposphere is great. Owner is saxophonist & participate in performances. Entry fee is $17 per person.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012

Don't miss a chance to visit the cellar jazz club. It is 3611 Broadway - about 10min by taxi from Downtown (around £15). We were lucky - heard a great trio from NYC - Mike Ledonne (piano), Joe Fairnsworth (Drums) and John Webber (bass). Super! The charge - $30 music, plus min $20 per head on food. the food was... More 

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Essex, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

Absolutely amazing place. They put on a pulsing 2.5 hour show. Brought up different musicians and singers. Danielle, who served us, went up for a couple songs and nailed them (then went back to schlepping beers, which seemed a little odd). Food was pretty good for a club. Drinks were full price and small (again, typical for a club). Will... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2012

We visited on a Monday night in May 2012. The blues was great and we really enjoyed the night. The food was average - good meat but not much of anything else on my plate - but inexpensive. We caught a bus there and a cab back to the hotel. If I visit Vancouver again I will return.

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Teslin, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

went there to watch a friends friend perform & really enjoyed myself. the space was very cozy & jazzy. the service was great. the food was good...but not great though.

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nyc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2011

I saw that the Cellar is #2, and thought "well what the heck is #1 then?" ok, ok, I guess Stanley Park is good too. But this place is great! great line-up of awesome local and international musicians, not too pricey, free parking for once, and the food is surprisingly good for a jazz club! Get out there and check... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2011

this is a quaint jazz club. it's at the bottom of a set of steep stairs so could be hard for people to get in with mobility issues. however once inside the place is littered with a wonderful jazz ambiance, paintings of great jazz musicians on the wall and friendly wait staff that serve great food and drinks. there is... More 

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