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Jazz Kitchen

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5377 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141 (54th and N. College Avenue)
+1 317-253-4900
17:00 - 23:00
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best kept bargain music event in midtown! You get a fabulous club venue, a smorgasbord of musicians who play in various overlapping combos, well crafted cocktails and craft beers. Decent wine list, too. When a splurge is in order, the dinners are scrumptious. Locally owned, in business for decades.

Thank Kateofyummyfunfood
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you walk in the door you realize this is not a typical jazz/dinner club. They have 4 pounds of tables in a 1 pound place. Talk about trying to increase revenue on the backs of your customers...this is that place. It's very dark inside even long before the entertainment starts and once it does, it gets even... More 

Thank asiatraveler57
Fishers, Indiana
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

food better than most places that offer quality entertainment. great variety of music. favorite is indy jazz orchestra.

Thank booger69booger
Carmel, Indiana
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

My friends and I stumbled upon Jam Session Night at the Jazz Kitchen. They have it every Monday night from 7-11 now. The band was great! The guest musicians are a lot of fun! I even got up and sang a couple numbers with the band. The food was amazing! I had the catfish special. I went back the next... More 

Thank VandiEnzor
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

My boyfriend and I had been wanting to check the Jazz Kitchen out for a while now, and we finally had an excuse to for my birthday this weekend! We were a little put-off at first when we realized you had to pay cover ($12 each) just to get in the door, then required to spend at least $15 per... More 

Thank Caitlin F
Piscataway, New Jersey
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to hear Jazz. The fiid was very good. Well flavored. Attentive service. Im coming back. Only 10.00 cover. Parking may be a challenge.

Thank 12111954
Norristown, PA, United States
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Haven't visited in a few years so we Decided it was worth the visit once more. Since it was first date we both attended some years ago decided it would be worth attending to close out the year. Service was bit spotty but the ambience and general atmosphere more than made up for the service. Sounds as though everyone enjoyed... More 

Thank Darryl P
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, delicious food, warm atmosphere, and great music. A little bit of a trip from downtown, but we'll worth it!

Thank Solo_Iowa
Indianapolis, Indiana
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76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I attended the recent John Scofield concert to celebrate my birthday. Since our tickets were general admission we arrived early in order to have a good choice of table options. We were able to garner a table on one of the side risers which gave us a great view of the stage. The menu is varied from... More 

Thank CDD56
Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Saw Rick Braun perform and it was great! The food, drinks and service was exceptional. The venue is small and probably not a bad seat in the house. White tablecloths, candlelight, romantic dinner and entertainment. A fantastic night!

Thank Paula B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
American, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Jamaican
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5377 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141
    (54th and N. College Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #17 - College Ave
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-253-4900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?