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Upstairs Jazz Club

1254 Rue MacKay, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2H4, Canada
+1 514-931-6808
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Jazzbar in the neighbourhood

Nice jazz club you can reach easily by Metro in Concordia University location. They have a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
taner_cinar
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Istanbul, Turkey
LM

We visited as a family whilst on holiday in Montreal. The atmosphere was lively and the place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ianmcclure2
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Montreal, Canada
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1254 Rue MacKay, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2H4, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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+1 514-931-6808
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice jazz club you can reach easily by Metro in Concordia University location. They have a sufficient web site. You can check who will perform that day and how the menu is. It was crowded. Service is a little bit slow but the band was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family whilst on holiday in Montreal. The atmosphere was lively and the place crowded. We had booked several weeks prior to our visit which is advisable as full on evening. Because the doors don’t open until 7.30 it meant everyone came...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to sit down, eat something, and listen to jazz music. Acoustics are pretty good. The place has a nice vibe. The food is so so.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation here and lucky we did because the place was packed. It is shoulder to shoulder in here but great atmosphere. Food was great and we both chose duck confit and it came perfectly prepared. Beer and cider were very good. Two different...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Upstairs provided my boyfriend and I with a fun date night with great food and music. The waiter was amazing at getting us food and drinks quickly without disrupting the jazz! We called ahead and made a reservation, which I recommend. Even on a Wednesday...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We went there around 11; so the jazz performance was nearly done; though I have to say that we enjoyed even the five minutes performance; the staff was friendly too;we ordered just a couple of beers; my suggestion to you is to go there earlier...More

Thank Saghar N
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We had a great evening here enjoying a dinner of Steak Frites (small, thin steak but tasty) while enjoying some great live jazz. The place was packed tight - it's a very small venue and you nearly touch elbows with your neighbour - and it's...More

Thank ParisIsAlwaysGreat
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

GREAT food!!! The Billie Salad is AMAZING! The burgers look awesome too. The music as always is FANTASTIC! I watched The Ben Racine Band there and WOW, I was blown away. They're a Blues band and the music is super tasteful, fun, and so enjoyable....More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Was at Upstairs jazz for a wonderful evening the other night with my wife, the food was excellent, the live music was simply perfect and the staff was the best i've experienced in a long time, Our waitress was so delightful and attentive, i cant...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Located in the west side of downtown Montreal, this club is intimate and offers great musical performances all year long. Jam sessions occurs often as it's nearby McGill university where they have a renowned music faculty. So musicianship is not a surprise in the area....More

Thank Marcomé M
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Marywhotravels
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Response from SiSi17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Marywhotravels, It usually starts around 8 pm but they like clientele to arrive at least 20 min in advance. You can look up all the info about bands playing on the upstairs jazz bar & grill site. Definitely worth the... More
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Amanda A
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Response from GerryWAmherst_MA | Reviewed this property |
I agree it would be best to call
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Response from GerryWAmherst_MA | Reviewed this property |
We went there as part of the Montreal Jazz Festival to see a well known pianist, so yes, reservations were a must that night. We went early and got a really good table, had dinner first. It was fabulous. The concert I mean... More
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