Venue Details

30 Star Starred
Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
7719 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814
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Park in lot
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Parking is a breeze
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Take public transit
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Dine before you go
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Food and drinks for purchase
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We arrived one hour early (not two, as suggested) and had no trouble getting a table front and center on a Tuesday night. You'll need more time to find a parking space; Bethesda is a challenge--public parking attached to the Cheltenham apartments next door to the venue.
info Jun 12 2013 star this tip starred
The weather was sunny. I wore dress, since it was our anniversary.
dress Jun 12 2013 star this tip starred
You should consider parking in the public lot. $.80 per hr (meter), but cheaper than the $2 street parking. Bring change!
travel Aug 09 2013 star this tip starred
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Best to park in the garage behind the car dealer ( next to the club). Then take the elevator to street level and you are about 100 feet from the door.
travel Sep 02 2013 star this tip starred
The weather was warm. I wore a dress for dancing.
dress Sep 02 2013 star this tip starred
There are several nearby garages with free parking on weekends. If Cheltenham garage is inconvenient or full, the garage at Auburn and Del Ray is walkable.
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153 ratings
4.3 average rating
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34 events
25 reviews
14 stars
attended Mar 05 2014

Great Brazilian jazz and wonderful food. Beautiful club. We will be back! Parking is a breeze.

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26 events
20 reviews
10 stars
attended Aug 21 2013

Just great. The theatre is so beautiful and the service was was the food. Of course the entertainment was also great. What a wonderful venue to have right in my back yard. Very glad I got to experience it.

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8 reviews
34 stars
attended Oct 13 2013

Three siblings went with "Greatest Generation" Dad for an easy evening of food and conversation followed by music. We had a great time on all fronts. Food quite good,... continued

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About the Ticket Supplier: Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Bethesda Blues & Jazz, housed in the historic 500-seat Bethesda Theater, is a small concert hall. Enjoy food and drink while seeing your favorite musicians in an intimate, elegant, and acoustically superb setting.