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Arthur's Tavern

West Village
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Address: 57 Grove St, Between 7th Ave. S and Bleecker St, New York City, NY
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Established Greenwich Village jazz club.

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Amazing night

We had one of the best dates in Arthur's Tavern. That night played an amazing bend called AJ Sharp's band and they were mind blowing...I wish I could go back once again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had one of the best dates in Arthur's Tavern. That night played an amazing bend called AJ Sharp's band and they were mind blowing...I wish I could go back once again.

Thank PetraK1506
Morrisonville, New York
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from partial evening at Arthurs. This place is so refreshing, you don't have to go on line to get tickets, and the music was genuinely played by working musicians. The drink prices were reasonable, and I would recommend this spot for a relaxing evening after dinner.

Thank Kevin P
Pamplona, Spain
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Nice people and very good live music. Old bar with a friendly ambient. No credit cards. Highly recommended!

Thank Ignacio_Pamplona_49
Centennial, Colorado
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Old tavern, cash only, band passed the jar for tips in between sets. I was looking for a blues/jazz bar that didn't charge a cover. This place is perfect, the music was great, the atmosphere relaxing.

Thank B B
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Perfect. Though renown and with a musical pedigree and history, it simply has the great feel of a classic quality small neighborhood bar with friendly personable bar tenders and waitstaff ...and great music! We were there on a Thursday night and really enjoyed the Eri Yamamoto Jazz Trio. No cover - rather a 2 drink minimum per 2 hr set.... More 

Thank pbgiv
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I liked the "rough" feel of this place- felt like Tavern ... Lived up to the promise; no credit cards, only cash added to the final touch

Thank gsaurabh84
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A random decision took us in here and it was certainly a good one. This is a small, dark, pub-style venue which plays live jazz and blues until late (3am I think). The drinks are about $15 each for the cocktails which were good. Service was fast and the waitress was good at getting people tables. If you like loud... More 

Thank Tim L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Cool vibe, fun booze slinger (Kay), no cover, characters and history. And open till 4AM ... but fun at 10PM too.

Thank Jervic3
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place I am not sure I even want to review because I want to keep it "Secret" LOL It is an 80 year old Hole-In-The-Wall Jazz Club in Greenwich Village.VERY rustic and small. CASH ONLY signs are EVERYWHERE, so don't expect anything more than a hand-written bill and have CASH. Staff is very friendly and tough. They are used... More 

Thank Jan R
La Paz BCS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just kinda of stumbled in and it was the best evening of our stay in NYC! Arthur's gives "dive bars" a good name! On a chilly cold November evening, Arthur's was warm and welcoming and I only wish we could have stayed longer. Barbara was the new bartender (only 2 weeks on the job), and seemed a little nervous but... More 

Thank Jonathan R

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