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Tressa's Downtown Jazz and Blues

Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
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Address: 28 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2917
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+1 828-254-7072

Welcome to Tressa's, Ashevilles favorite nightclub! This famous little New...

Welcome to Tressa's, Ashevilles favorite nightclub! This famous little New Orleans style nightclub offers up the city's best in live music, (from jazz, blues, funk, and latin.), the most delicious martini's and vast selection of great spirits and by far the best service in town, There is also a beautiful bar upstairs, available for any special events, from birthdays to wedding receptions. A must see while in Asheville !

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Laid back atmosphere, the bad was good, and so was the drinks. The owners seemed very nice. We plan to come back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ellie W
Lakeland, Florida
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Lakeland, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Laid back atmosphere, the bad was good, and so was the drinks. The owners seemed very nice. We plan to come back.

Thank Ellie W
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stumbled upon this place for the first time on a weeknight. There's a modest cover charge (worth it), and the place was filled with locals and the odd tourist or two (us), and by 9 p.m. the joint was rolling. It's dark, intimate, New Orleans-style atmosphere, and a great spot for people watching (easy to pick out the local... More 

Thank Nancy W
Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went out for a bachelorette party and manager was rude to multiple people in our party. Pushing people because you do not feel they are moving fast enough is not appropriate, nor is yelling at patrons. Stating "you should just leave if you aren't happy" is not generally accepted in the service industry, however this was said to our party.... More 

1 Thank Kimberly F
Moneta, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for about 3 years. Nice variety of music - they pull in great talent. Sound system is great - loud enough to hear, but not so loud you need ear plugs. Good variety of food also available- looks good, I haven't eaten any.

Thank MonetaMan
Flat rock, NC
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We went to Tressa's to see a friend perform. They had continuous music from 7:00 pm until 1:00 am. The two bands I saw play were awesome. Tressa's is a small venue but it very cool. You can tell the interior was decorated back in the 40's and it still looks that way with chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. If... More 

Thank Joseph C
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We accidentally stumbled along Broadway and found Tressa's-. Enjoyed the funky sounds of a band called FreeFlow; what a diverse crowd grooving together on the dance floor.

Thank otto_beatty
Melville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My wife, daughter and I had a lovely time at Tressa's. It's an old building and decorated in a "Speakeasy" kind of motif. We saw a great swing /blues band called Virginia and the Slims. They had some interesting specialty drinks which my wife and daughter enjoyed but I can't vouch for first-hand. Interesting mixed crowd of Black and White,... More 

1 Thank bassguygg
Hickory, NC
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I've been several times with friends. A great place, very small though and is always crowded. They always have very talented and entertaining bands on the weekends. Their chocolate martini is delicious and reasonably priced. We will visit again when we are back in the area.

Thank agoofygrle1
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Manager/Bartenders are a wonderful couple who know how to run a club. Great dancing music that everyone enjoys

Thank Armina H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Music was good. Very reasonable cover price but there is a one drink minimum purchase however it can be a non alcoholic beverage.

Thank MsShiy

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