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jazz brunch in nyc please

marciamarciamarcia Sep 24, 2007 08:28 PM

any suggestions?

  1. smokeandapancake Sep 29, 2009 08:10 AM

    merchants offers a jazz brunch

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    1. re: smokeandapancake
      MajorFoodie Apr 25, 2010 08:24 AM

      I like North Square too! The food and the music were really good.

      North Square
      103 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10011

    2. lambretta76 Sep 29, 2009 08:07 AM

      Does anyone have any new recommendations for a jazz brunch with decent food (and hopefully decent jazz)?

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      1. re: lambretta76
        DistrictSelectman Sep 29, 2009 10:04 AM

        We had a nice time at North Square. Not so much at S.O.B.'s Bossa Brunch.

        204 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014

        North Square
        103 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10011

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        Olive123 Sep 28, 2007 08:52 PM

        Maroon's is great. You can check out their menu at http://maroonsnyc.com/. You can make reservations, which is always better than waiting in line for brunch.

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        1. re: Olive123
          drumwine Oct 1, 2007 10:13 PM

          Cafe Loup on W.13th

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          Jaybay Sep 27, 2007 06:18 PM

          there is LOLA, which used to be in Chelsea but is now down in Soho.. they do a Gospel Brunch, but its quite jazzy and impressive. The fried chicken with black eyed peas is unreal... i've been to 3 brunchs there and am always blown away and so are the people that are there with me :-)


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          1. re: Jaybay
            Peter Cherches Oct 1, 2007 02:47 PM

            That Lola website is a real mess -- dead links, mislabeled links, etc. Completely unusable.

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            kam0424 Sep 27, 2007 06:06 PM


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            1. re: kam0424
              doona Sep 28, 2007 07:55 AM

              I've heard Sapa is great.

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                kobetobiko Sep 28, 2007 02:55 PM

                If you sit at the bar (limited seating though), you can get the prix-fixe with unlimited drinks!

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              Peter Cherches Sep 25, 2007 08:48 AM

              Iridium does a buffet jazz brunch on Sundays. I haven't been there since Bob Dorough left the gig, but they actually had a pretty good buffet with both breakfast and lunch-type items. The price including music is $21.95. Pianist Barry Levitt is the current leader; I'm not familiar with him, but the band includes saxophonist David Schnitter, who used to play with Art Blakey, and the excellent bassist Cameron Brown.

              The Blue Note does a jazz brunch, often with name artists, but the food is horrendous.


              1. LeahBaila Sep 25, 2007 06:22 AM

                The Nolita House, 47 E. Houston
                Great food, intimate and casual atmosphere

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                1. re: LeahBaila
                  shanshan Sep 29, 2009 11:37 AM

                  Yup.. Nolita House has I believe a Blue Grass trio that plays and I thought were very good.

                2. Bottom Feeding Foodie Sep 25, 2007 06:09 AM

                  Jules on St Mark's btw 1 and 2, does a jazz brunch.

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                  1. re: Bottom Feeding Foodie
                    marciamarciamarcia Oct 3, 2007 06:00 PM

                    took your advice and chose Jules for jazz brunch. enjoyed music and food and day. thanks for replying.

                    1. re: Bottom Feeding Foodie
                      financialdistrictresident Oct 3, 2007 06:02 PM

                      Ditto Jules. I think the Coffee Shop at Union Square a;so has a jazz brunch. It may be more corwded than Jules.

                    2. LNG212 Sep 25, 2007 03:57 AM

                      Call to be sure they are doing it the day you want to go. Usually Roth's Westside Steakhouse does a live jazz band for brunch on Sundays. We like their brunch (good french toast, steak and eggs).

                      680 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025

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                        pacz Sep 24, 2007 09:04 PM

                        Don't know if they still do it, but the Redeye Grill had a Jazz Brunch. Never been for Brunch, but Lunch and Dinner are good.

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