Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can you seat me in the non-smoking section?
A: Yes, as a matter of fact, the entire club is non-smoking!

Q: Where do I park? Is there valet parking?
A: Valet parking is available at all Jazz at the Bistro sponsored events.

Q: Is dinner included in the price of the ticket?
A: Dinner is a separate charge from the ticket price.

Q: What time do the performances begin?
A: Unless otherwise announced, the first set starts promptly at 7:30pm and the second set at 9:30pm.

Q: What time should I get there if I want to eat?
A: Our doors open at 6:00 pm for those coming to see the show, but you can order at any point from 6:00 – 10:00 pm.

Q: What time should I get there if I just want to see the show?
A: It is always recommended that if you are coming to see just the show to arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

Q: What should I wear?
A: While we do not have a dress code, most patrons feel comfortable dressed in business casual.

Q: Can I bring my kids?
A: Yes.  As a matter of fact, it is encouraged.  Just remember that Jazz at the Bistro is a listening room and table conversations should be kept to a minimum.

Q: Can you put me somewhere far enough away, so I can talk to everyone at the table and still hear the band well?
A: Out of respect for the artists and those around you we ask that all table conversation be kept to a minimum.

Q: How do I purchase tickets on Saturday?
A: Tickets may be purchased on Saturday show days by calling the Jazz St. Louis Box Office at 314.571.6000 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm or online at www.jazzstl.org.  Tickets may also be purchased at the door before the show, although this is not the recommended method since tickets are subject to availability.

Q: When is the restaurant open?
A: The restaurant is always open during scheduled performances starting at 6:00 pm.

Q: Can I stay for the second set if I’m already at the first?
A: Sometimes we still have seating available for the second set.  Space permitting, we allow patrons that have come for the first set to stick around for the second set.  We do not decide until after the first show has begun, so just sit back and enjoy the show and maybe you will get to see the second.

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