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MINTON'S PLAYHOUSE

JAZZ LOUNGE

Established in 1938 by saxophonist Henry Minton, Minton's Playhouse stands as a pivotal shrine in the history of jazz, renowned as the birthplace of Bebop. Over the ensuing decades, it served as the epicenter for a revolutionary shift in jazz, laying the foundations for modern jazz.

 

Today, Minton's Playhouse continues to host exceptional musicians, delivering outstanding performances in a one-of-a-kind setting. Known for its commitment to high-quality of music, service, decadent drinks, and exceptional cuisine, Minton's remains an iconic and vibrant establishment in the world of jazz & NYC.

UPCOMING EVENTS
A list of famous jazz performers who have played at Minton's Playhouse
Jazz performers playing at Minton's Playhouse
two women enjoying cocktails at jazz club
Jazz performers playing at Minton's Playhouse
THE EXPERIENCE

Email us at info@mintonsnyc.com to inquire about private events at Minton's Playhouse.

PRIVATE EVENTS

Minton’s Playhouse is located at:

206 West 118th Street, NY 10026

(Right off Saint Nicholas Avenue)

 

Subway Lines: 2, 3, A, B, C

HOW TO GET HERE

Come visit us in Harlem for dinner and the best live music NYC has to offer.

Experience the history of jazz.

We have sets at 7 pm and 9 pm.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Cancellation is acceptable 24 hours in advance.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Your ticket purchase is your reservation! We strongly recommend purchasing your tickets online. If demand is high your table will be forfeited 30 minutes after the set starts. Please come on time.

 

Guests are able to purchase tickets at the door by cash or credit card. Seats sell out quickly and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

RESERVATIONS

Wednesday - Saturday 6pm - 3am.

Sunday 12pm - 3am (Brunch 12pm - 4pm)

HOURS

THE EXPERIENCE

“Minton’s, the Harlem jazz club that has been tightening up its bookings in exciting ways…” 

Ben Ratliff, THE NEW YORK TIMES

“There’s a bona fide scene going on these days under the revived Minton's banner in Harlem, and it includes both notable music and good food…”

Larry Blumenfeld, WALL STREET JOURNAL

“…Minton’s marks a tangent point in the perception of Harlem’s history — a lone spot on the map where 2014 peers wistfully back on a distant golden age… It occupies the site of Minton’s Playhouse, which in its 1940s and ’50s heyday was a seminal birthplace of bop and hard bop.” 

THE NEW YORK POST

“The missing link between the Vanguard and Sylvia’s. The ghosts of history waft through this long, rectangular Harlem jazz shrine with pristine sound…word in the jazz community is that this is by far the best incarnation of the club since the original shut down in the 60s.”

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