Monk's House of Jazz

(801) 350-0950

19 E 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT | Directions   84111

40.765279 -111.890076

Open Hours

Mon-Fri 5pm-2am

Sat-Sun 6pm-2am

 
Nightclubs, Bars & Clubs, Bars & Pubs  more

More Categories: Singles Bars

Bar & Club Special Features: Live Music

Bar & Club Type of Music: Jazz

Payment Methods: MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Rio Grande

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Monk's House of Jazz

From The Owners of Monk's House of Jazz

Hipster basement jazz club that's decidedly not all that jazz.

Reviews for Monk's House of Jazz

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great Customer Service – Bathrooms are bad... beware but the customer service is excellent and music is 1000 times better. Went last night and watched a local band Melon Robotics - that was the smoothest reggae I have heard since Bob Marley. Drinks are affordable and temp membership fee not bad at all. Lighting is nice, the seats are crud

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Hipster basement jazz club that's decidedly not all that jazz. – The Scene
Adjacent to Gallivan Center, it's a necessary stop after a Gallivan's free summer concert. It has the makings of a classic, local watering hole: dim lights, slightly dated decor, pool tables and a loyal base of regulars. It now caters to a younger, tattoo-sporting, neo-hipster crowd, so the yuppie-friendly dress code of the DB Cooper era is nonexistent. However, sipping cognac and puffing on cigars are still popular activities here, but only in a more ironic way.

The Draw
Despite the name, it's not the house jazz built. Go Tuesdays and Thursdays to get your jazz fix. The 20-something crowd demands more alt-rock bands throughout the week; Saturday is when karaoke reigns supreme, drawing some of the club's better traffic. To complement drink specials like cheap beer Sunday, Monk's makes a mighty fine pizza. The $3 slice is a meal in itself.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Better than Jazz – Finnally a bar for the younger crowd that doesn't consist of Meat Heads having drinking contests and telling women to take their tops off. Free Parking downtown, can't beat that.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Dump Palace – Although we had the entire place to ourselves, (that should have been our first clue) the service was terrible, and the placed looked like it hadn't been upkept in 10 years. Monk's House of Jazz is such a cool name - totally misleading. The best part was playing some music on the jukebox.

What a dive.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Trashy – Monks is a little basement bar that has been sorely neglected. Most of their chairs have broken arms or backs. The tables have to be at least 30 years old...the seat cushions are ripped and torn. It lopks like a rotweiller went to town on the furniture. It is a dingy dank place with bad service. We paid a $5 cover and temp. membership fee to hear some amateur rap group....yuck! Too bad someone else picked the spot to celebrate New Years because I would never go there on my own.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Cooool – I had a great time at this club. Mostly because I liked the music and I'm not used to a jazz bar in Utah. I definitely recommend it for a change:)

Recommends
3.5
over a year ago

What Jazz? – Not a bad place, but don't expect Jazz music. At least it wasn't the night I was there. The band playing was more along the genre of Blink 182. Although not bad, it was not what me and my friends expected when we paid our cover charge. Service was exceptional though. Mixed drinks were mixed well, too. Good bar tender here. Crowd is fun, too.

 

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