We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Artists' Quarter

Hamm Building, 7th Place and St. Peter, Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-292-1359
Save
Review Highlights
Music good, food not

Good trio tonight with talented piano, clarinet. Not sure where they found the ham handed stand up... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
KYLE L
,
POWAY
via mobile
Jazz Club now named Vieux Carre.

Best authentic Jazz club in St. Paul. Great food too. Many local and national jazz ensembles... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Craig D
Read all 8 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“jazz club” (2 reviews)
“piano” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Hamm Building, 7th Place and St. Peter, Saint Paul, MN
CONTACT
+1 651-292-1359
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
75
Reviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Good trio tonight with talented piano, clarinet. Not sure where they found the ham handed stand up bass player....spoiled the finesse and style of the other two musicians. I think the gumbo was two days old. Too bad it probably had potential on Sunday. 😟...More

Thank KYLE L
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Best authentic Jazz club in St. Paul. Great food too. Many local and national jazz ensembles perform in this basement venue.

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We wanted to get out of our home after dinner on a recent week-night. This worked well. Singer and four instrumental for back-up and solos. Seasoned professionals, all. And a respectful, appreciative audience.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 25 February 2015

You have to work at finding this place. It's in the basement of the Hamm Building in downtown St. Paul. Parking is nearby. Basically, it's a downstairs meeting room converted into a nightclub, and WOW, what music! The place went under last year, and I...More

Thank Carlsonce
Reviewed 31 August 2013

The AQ is a great venue for the serious jazz fan. In the basement of the historic Hamm building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, the AQ is dark and cozy with affordable drinks, an affordable cover charge, and excellent service. Although there is no kitchen...More

1  Thank Madeline E
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Very nice venue for jazz. Really great not to get ripped off at the door with ticket prices. However, we listened to the Pete Whitman quartet and the music was inaccessible. Amazing musicians but not listener friendly. Also, if your website says you will start...More

Thank MBB66066
Reviewed 23 June 2012

NYC-based Tenor sax giant Eric Alexander plays the Artists' Quarter (AQ) every Memorial Day -- this was the 10th year he's done so, and the 2nd time we've caught this gig. Eric Alexander is one of the greatest hard-bop sax players in the entire world...More

Thank erudo
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Best place in the twin cities for Jazz. It never disappoints. Dark and cozy atmosphere with good sound quality. A great place to relax and unwind/ Listen to some great players. Very comfortable, good sight lines, small tables and one of the best bartenders ever....More

Thank just1backpack
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The St. Paul Grill
608 reviews
.22 km away
Pazzaluna Urban Italian Restaurant
527 reviews
.23 km away
Starbucks
10 reviews
.17 km away
Meritage
462 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Candyland
15 reviews
.10 km away
Science Museum of Minnesota
862 reviews
.47 km away
Xcel Energy Center
498 reviews
.37 km away
Minnesota Children's Museum
287 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Artists' Quarter staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit