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Jazz Cafe Alto

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 115, 1017 PX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Great venue

We were recommended to visit this bar by a friend that used to live in Amsterdam, we had a fab... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lannepitt
via mobile
Only real nice bar on Leidseplein.

As a local I regularly drop by for some good tunes, a chat and a nice drink. New owners are great... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Svenerd
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Live jazz every night! Doors open at 21.00, music starts at 22.00 till 02.00 (and till 03.00 in the weekend)!
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“free entry” (6 reviews)
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Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 115, 1017 PX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit this bar by a friend that used to live in Amsterdam, we had a fab evening of live jazz from 9pm which they offer every night! The bar was in in exepected street with lots of bustle going on around...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

As a local I regularly drop by for some good tunes, a chat and a nice drink. New owners are great at keeping this THE Jazz spot in Amsterdam.

Thank Svenerd
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We cannot recommend this place enough. Great location, great drinks, staff, awesome band and free entry! The music is great and the Sax player (Hans Dolfer) is world class. Highly recommended by the locals so come in early since it fills fast and the bar...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in Amsterdam and love jazz. Jazz Club Alto was recommended by our B&B. We were not disappointed. The club is small like most spaces in Amsterdam but what great environment. Cozy and comfortable. There were 5 musicians in the band...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The music alive and the drinks was be the perfect circle for a nice time, great place for a time with the jazz music.

Thank Carlos G
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Happened across this cozy little venue and thought it would be worth a go. Frequented by mostly American workers from what I gathered, it's dimly lit, has a great club atmosphere with friendly staff and aged decor. Drinks are standard Amsterdam prices so no shocker...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visiting Amsterdam for our Easter holiday we ended up visiting this great place three nights in a row. Really good jazz in a cozy small place. Staff was very friendly and the beer surprisingly cheap given that the entrance was free most nights.

Thank Søren P
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by a few minutes after they opened which was a very good idea as we got a nice corner spot to sit at the bar. The music played by the band was very entertaining. The bartender was pleasant and stayed busy. The Belgium beer...More

Thank D3261FW
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Brilliant live music. Free entry. Definitely recommended. Opens till late. Affordable drinks. A must to visit late evenings when visitng the city.

Thank Terry G
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Having looked at the other jazz clubs on trip advisor we decided to go for this one as it opens earliest and reviews looked good. We found and nice seat and had some drinks whilst watching the band set up. The music was brilliant, front...More

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JacintaEgan
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Response from Patrick C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. For sure. The Leidseplein area can get a bit rowdy with all the young, mostly British and American kids, running around being, well, kids, but they don't really frequent Cafe Alto. The crowd inside has always been very... More
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