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Twins Jazz

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We visited for a birthday party and quickly realized they have no AC. We were sweating through the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
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Wonderful Jazz Venue. Enjoyed the great music of Paul Bailey. We cannot honestly rate the food as... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Milford, Delaware
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Was not even open despite their website saying they were...so disappointed...then call them and no one pick-up.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MsNifa
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I had a few days to blow after a conference I attended, so I asked a colleague if they knew of any good jazz clubs. "Twins on U Street." U Street is in the process of transformation from being the down-on-its-luck neighborhood to a vibrant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Writerguysd
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited for a birthday party and quickly realized they have no AC. We were sweating through the whole night. Carol Morgan Quartet started on time and sounded great, we only had appetizers. There is a $10 minimum per person aside from the $15 cover...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SantoDR
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

find a Jazz place for the night as a couple of other places were sold out. What a great place to listen to Jazz. These young college musicians where outstanding. I’m sure we will here of them later on when they make it big. Expect...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Trails4U
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Wonderful Jazz Venue. Enjoyed the great music of Paul Bailey. We cannot honestly rate the food as we not that hunger after the Cheese Nachos, which were actually quite good. We ordered the Vegetarian Platter. The platter came with Injera (Ethiopian Flatbread). This was our...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Taowalker221b
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Very good jazz, but very poor food. Go for the jazz, however do not expect a good quality meal. The place was also cold.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Juliana V
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Funky location, serious jazz without an exorbitant price tag - we heard Salim Washington and a fine five-piece combo, including a talented, inspired pianist whose name I can't conjure. Most of the patrons seemed to be there mostly for the music, but the food is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank gogara
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I listened to a first set of jazz featuring Frank Lacy on trombone, Kevin on bass, and Andrew Drury on percussion, and it was a wonderful experience. The place is intimate and dark, the sound was a little loud, the food was good, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AprilLovesToTravel
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Last night was one of my best jazz nights in a long time. I consider myself to be a seasoned jazz enthusiast, with many jazz club visits under my belt and Twins Jazz Club in DC will go down as one of my favorites. Twins...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BigMoWal
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Quaint little stop to enjoy good food and great music. Saw Larry Brown and his group perform, OUTSTANDING!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Christina J
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