Making Reservations in the Jazz Cafe


The Jazz Café at Paris Bistro is open Wednesday through Sunday.
​Reservations are available beginning at 5:00PM and throughout the evening and are timed to coincide with the live music set times. 

On Thursday,  Friday and Saturday nights the Jazz Café opens at 5:00pm with 3 sets nightly starting at 7:00pm, 8:30pm and 10:00pm.
On Sunday evenings the Jazz Café opens at 5:00pm with 3 sets beginning at 6:00pm, 7:30pm and 9:00pm.

An entertainment charge is assessed for each person and varies based on the entertainment featured, but is usually between $5 and $15, and will be added to your bill along with your food and beverage purchase.

Our full menu is served in the Jazz Café.

Reservations for the dining room do not guarantee seating in the Jazz Café. Dinner guests who wish to join us after dinner for music should alert restaurant staff upon their arrival and/or when making their reservation by phone or online. If you’d like more information about reservations in the Jazz Café, please call us at 215-242-6200.

Please note:  The scheduled performer(s) at Paris Bistro may be subject to change without any notice up to the day of the performance for a variety of reasons.  Paris Bistro is not responsible for any artist cancelling their performance and will make every attempt to schedule a performer of similar stylistic qualities.

The Jazz Café is available for private parties. For more information, please contact us by email at

Beginning Monday 3/16/2020 Paris Bistro & Jazz Cafe will close for the next 14 days.

We are offering curbside & takeout from our sister restaurant in the neighborhood

Campbell’s Place 215-242-1818.

Wednesday, April 1

Emmett Drueding hosting Open Mic Night [$10]

Popular local Philadelphia songwriter, Emmett Drueding, will be at Paris Bistro every first Wednesday to host the open mic night. Join Emmett as he shares songs he is working on (as either composer or interpreter) and bring your ax and sign up to perform! A piano is provided for keyboard players and Emmett will have his guitar amp on hand for you to plug your guitar into.

Saturday, April 4

Mx D. Underwood [$10]

D Underwood is a vocalist and pianist from Philadelphia and honed their craft under the coaching of Andy Kahn. Hailing from a family of gifted vocalists and instrumentalists, Underwood’s passion for music began at an early age. Since graduating from the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, and studying Jazz Voice Performance at Temple University, they have performed at a number of venues, including The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Academy of Music and The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, World Café Live, Plays and Players Theatre, the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, and New York City’s Lincoln Center. Mx Underwood performs regularly as vocalist/pianist in the Philadelphia area.

Wednesday, April 8

Monthly Jazz Jam with Thomas B. Razler [$10]

Philadelphia music educator and popular saxophonist Thomas B. Razler hosts the monthly Jam Session at Paris Bistro. Bring your instrument (Paris has a piano and drum kit already) and show off what you have been recently working on in the wood shed. Always the second Wednesday of every month.

Thursday, April 9

Gemma Sherry [$10]

Described by critics as subtle, lovely and precise, Gemma Sherry’s voice has put a refreshing take on the American Songbook standards. Gemma discovered her love for jazz growing up in outback Australia while playing saxophone at jam sessions with down-under jazz scene veterans. After leading her Acid jazz/Neo soul band in Melbourne she moved to Harlem to study jazz vocal improvisation where she sung with the Billy Harper Vocal Group at the New School.

While living in NYC her love for disco & house flourished and led to a number of house music releases on a variety of European record labels. This included having a song listed as one of the Top 5 tracks of the Summer by MTV.

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Easter Sunday Brunch, April 12

Easter Brunch with Rev Chris in the Jazz Cafe [$10]

Enjoy our Easter Brunch Buffet with the musical stylings of Rev Chris in the Jazz Cafe room. 2010 Philly HotList Winner: Favorite Local Personality returns to Paris Bistro with his solo piano set featuring swing and boogie original alongside his clever arrangements of favorite songs.

Easter Brunch Buffet  $51 per person, $10 entertainment charge.  (Tax, gratuity and beverages additional)

Jazz Cafe Easter Brunch Buffet reservations

Dining Room Easter Brunch Buffet reservations available

(please note, a la carte menu not available for Brunch on Sunday, April 12)