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Columbia Station

Neighbourhood: Adams Morgan
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Address: 2325 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1814
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The place to be for REALLY good jazz music

DC can appreciate the gem that Columbia Station is, named a top jazz venue by multiple music trade publications. Live jazz six days a week with no cover charge. Musicians... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Sue F
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

DC can appreciate the gem that Columbia Station is, named a top jazz venue by multiple music trade publications. Live jazz six days a week with no cover charge. Musicians, who seem to come and go for jam sessions, are top notch. We had little expectations as far as the food. We underestimated. While the menu is small and simple,... More 

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Thank Sue F
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Nice little Jazz Bar! Peter on Keys was amazing and even let me get up there for song. Loved the setting, food was rather cheap, drinks were expensive.

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Thank Azizi P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing no cover jazz hangout a half block from us so an easy stroll. Wish more tourists and locals would patronize. I'd hate to see this place go the route if Bohemian Cavern! Unpretentiousness is always something we like ...

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Thank Stan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Colombia Station is a fantastic venue to listen to good jazz music. My boyfriend and I went for the first time this past Sunday night and it was amazing. The bartender was really friendly, great drinks and not expensive. As we sat and listened to the music more and more band members came all very very talented.. We will definitely.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

I was visiting Washington DC in April from Australia and visited here on a Friday night. Admittedly it was a wet night but this place was very sad. The musicians tried hard and played good music but at one point I was the only customer. In three hours, seven (I counted them) people came and went. One feels this place... More 

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Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

i am really enjoying this place. It is great Come on down. Enjoy!! We are vegan and we had options. it's the Fourth of July and I

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Thank Mserlady
Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2012

We are regulars at Columbia Station -- myself, my wife, and our child. We are always welcomed warmly by the staff and by the musicians. The quality of jazz is the best you will hear in DC. Many nights the performers are overseen by Butch Warren, a world-class bassist who is now retired. We tend to avoid Saturday night, when... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

Have visited a number of times. The jazz is consistently good in this small and intimate venue. The service is really good and the food always up to a good standard. Will be going back often.

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Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

My husband and I were drawn to this place like a magnet. Once we heard Jazz music wafting down the street, we had to venture inside this place to check it out. We ended up sitting outside to listen to the wonderful musicians jamming inside (there are large windows that open up, so we basically had front row seats). We... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2009

DC has several upscale jazz clubs, but Columbia Station is a very mellow jazz scene with good music, no cover charge and good food and drinks. It's right on the main drag in Adams Morgan. The main act on weekends is a famous bassist, Butch Warren, who still sounds great, playing with some talented younger people. The style is straightahead... More 

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