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“jazz club”(31 reviews)
“swing dancing”(10 reviews)
“jazz lovers”(4 reviews)
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This jazz bar wasn't always known for its smooth jazz acts: boogie-loving GIs frequented its cool, smoky interiors during World War II.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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5 rue de la Huchette | Le Club De Jazz Du Film La La Land, 75005 Paris, France
Odéon / Saint-Michel
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+33 1 43 26 65 05
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the look, the bartender and bouncer were fun, and the live jazz music and swing dancing were fantastic! If you're looking for a swing dancing venue, this place is great - a variety of dancers... although a bit crowded on the floor!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mandyh105
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is not your place if you are claustrophobic or like things neat. This is a dirty cave with a lot of color and atmosphere, inviting you in a journey in time. Highlights, besides the band, include the lively, enthusiastic crowd of loyal customers who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 645irakliss
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The ONLY place I found Parisians to be unfriendly was at the stifling Caveau. The local dancers seemed to resent visitors crowding their floor, especially Asians and Americans, and they were very rude. Also, when my friend asked a bartender to make a martini, he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DayTrip26849010605
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Arrive early for a decent view and a seat! This was one of the best nights out i’ve had. I love jazz and the band were great. Everyone was up and dancing and encouraging each other to let loose. I will definitely be returning!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank TobiasMonsters
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We had a lot of fun at this place, it had a great vibe, there isn't a lot of space down there and the drink selection is not great.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Njtabbal
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this fantastic jazz club with my daughter, we had an amazing evening, fabulous music along with stunning jazz dancers. The club is compact but lively do gets very hot, for dancers wear flat shoes and thin clothes leave your jumpers at home! We only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lizthorpe2310
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here for one music set. The music is good but the real reason I think people go is to watch the couple dancing. It’s decently fun. It is hard to find seats and the cover charge is high. But we did enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelkat2570
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is a old time jazz club with a great atmosphere. Combination of locals and tourists. Some amazing dancers. 15e cover per person and drinks expensive and not very strong. Set break was close to 30 minutes after playing for about an hour. That being...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sccrref
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We were in Paris with our 19 year old twins and all of us loved our night here. A trip highlight. Enjoyed watching people dancing and the joy on their faces, listening to the music. Highly recommend and will go back next time in Paris....More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank winecountryfoodie
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had a wonderful time people watching at this amazing place! I am so happy we found it. The history itself kept us googling more about it for hours after our visit. The BEST dancers, great atmosphere ... really felt like we were seeing the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kelsey S
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
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3 November 2018|
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Response from TravelinDSSR | Reviewed this property |
When I was there the main act finished around 1:30 and they closed up by 2 or 2:30. This was a Tuesday I think, though.
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Michael T
10 June 2018|
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Response from hansumstranga | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that there is an age limit once children are not drinking alcohol.
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4 March 2018|
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Response from ShaneABurke | Reviewed this property |
First in, best dressed. Always packed but worth it. I have found it easier to get a table upstairs when band is playing downstairs. But it is not guaranteed.
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