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Jazz Kitchen

5377 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141
+1 317-253-4900
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cajun chicken” (2 reviews)
“crab cakes” (4 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5377 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Indianapolis. It is off of the beaten path for tourists and convention visitors and thus not as well known. I would prefer to keep it this way, but I know that they need the sales and volume...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited the Jazz Kitchen a number of times and it is always a good time. They have a wide variety of Jazz and big band music styles with excellent musicians. The place seats about 100-150 with tables spread throughout so you can sit right...More

Thank Pauloffice78
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The food is always top notch. The service is attentive. The music varies from night to night so check their calendar. Some are local. Some are big time acts. The price will match the act. $10 for most $15 for some but big acts cost...More

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Love the venue. Invited other friends out. Food was outstanding. The music was fabulous. My wife said the bartenders have skills. Two drinks and she was dancing. Seriously for my first time there. I will be scheduling more date nights there.

Thank Quintus S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Seems like whenever I sure for a jazz show at the kitchen the music's good. The food from the crabcakes to the ""not so Cajun chicken" is always top notch. The staff is friendly and the cover change is reasonable. We should go more often.

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Monday nights jam session is great. You get to hear a lot of local jazz performers. They have salsa on Thursdays. Sometimes swing dancing on Tuesdays. Headliner jazz bands play on the weekends. Great food made by the owner. He's a great trumpet player too!

Thank VandiEnzor
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife & I attended one of their Jazz Jam Sessions on a Monday evening and really enjoyed the atmosphere & live music. While the bar selection was robust, the food selection on the menu should be expanded. Highly recommend this restaurant for couples looking...More

Thank riebrown1683
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Great dinner with friends reasonable menu and cocktail choices Wonderful classic entertainment songs old and new great,atmosphere

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Best kept bargain music event in midtown! You get a fabulous club venue, a smorgasbord of musicians who play in various overlapping combos, well crafted cocktails and craft beers. Decent wine list, too. When a splurge is in order, the dinners are scrumptious. Locally owned,...More

Thank Kateofyummyfunfood
Reviewed 14 March 2017

From the moment you walk in the door you realize this is not a typical jazz/dinner club. They have 4 pounds of tables in a 1 pound place. Talk about trying to increase revenue on the backs of your customers...this is that place. It's very...More

Thank asiatraveler57
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Geoff N
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Response from Nelson C | Reviewed this property |
It's a bar with alcoholic beverages! You must be 21 and older! I'm not sure how it works daytime for sandwich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5377 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141
    (54th and N. College Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #17 - College Ave
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-253-4900
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