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Jazz at Kitano

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66 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10016-3007 (38th)
+1 212-885-7119
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 10:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at Kitano bar called Jazz. If you would like to feel like you are in Japan this is the place. Great jazz, great cocktails, great food bites.

Thank Robert W
McCrae, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was electric with a great jazz combo. Excellent food and great service. Conveniently located off the lobby with street access as well.

Thank sandraN68DJ
Ithaca, New York
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357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If staying at the hotel do check to see whether your reservation comes with a breakfast coupon -- if not, the sticker price is quite hefty for the breakfast buffet. I would love to come back to this charming space and experience it as a jazz club -- however I just stopped by for a quick breakfast. The interesting highlight... More 

Thank rh24
Great Falls, Virginia
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stopped in a pre dinner drink and the service was outstanding. Our bartender Ramiro was just wonderful!

Thank Patricia4488
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with this tiny club. Really good sunday brunch - buffet style - and great jazz..will come back !!

1 Thank joannt59
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Tucked into the Kitano Hotel, the Jazz at Kitano room is a little NYC treasure. Cover is reasonable as is the minimum (currently $20). One of the more intimate settings for a quiet but re-growing cabaret jazz scene all over the city.

1 Thank Mark K
Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We travel to NYC once or twice a year for the jazz scene. Among the MANY wonderful places to experience this art form is "Jazz at Kitano' - Our last visit was in Oct. 2016 to celebrate bassist Martin Wind's 20th Anniversary in New York City. Martin Wind, Jim McNeely, Ingrid Jensen and Matt Wilson. AWESOME evening. And this exceptional... More 

2 Thank jeffdunncom
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were staying in the hotel and the lure of good jazz could not be refused. Snazzy setting and great drinks!

Thank DCZ-6
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The "Brazilian Trio" was excellent. Superb piano, bass and drums. None better in my many experiences here and elsewhere. They happily played a long set to the approval of the audience. A mix of known tunes and their first rate compositions. The venue looks great and is comfortable. (See other reviews about noise and visibility, which didn't impact me.) The... More 

Washington, DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Jazz provides a nice range of both American and Japanese fare at breakfast. There are hot containers with eggs, meats, potatoes and pancakes on one side, and you can order the grilled fish of the day and miso soup from the servers. Juice, coffee, and tea is included as well. There are cold cereals and yogurts, a less than stellar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 60
Sushi, American
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10016-3007
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6,7,S at Grand Central - 42nd St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-885-7119
Intimate spot in the Kitano Hotel boasts live music most nights, eclectic fare & Sunday jazz brunch.

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