Date Nights in Philly: Explore Philly’s Top Jazz Clubs

March 20, 2023 | Around Town
Date Nights in Philly: Explore Philly’s Top Jazz Clubs

Need a night out? What better way to impress your date this week than with a visit to one of Philadelphia’s most impressive and popular jazz clubs? From South to Chris’ Jazz Café, and Time in Center City, there’s a table or bar stool with your name on it where a night of evening jazz awaits.

Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Address: 1421 Sansom St, Center City

In a city known for developing jazz artists like John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday and more, Chris’ Jazz Cafe has been a long-standing institution and the city’s go-to destination for local, national, and international jazz artists. With performances six nights a week, you can come here on the weekend or during the week for happy hour. Learn more about Chris’ Jazz Cafe.


Address: 600 N Broad St, Midtown Village

Located in the heart of Midtown Village, the restaurant and jazz bar simply known as South is also known for booking some of the best jazz acts in the city. The club is candlelit and intimate, offering the perfect spot for a night but you will need tickets to reserve a seat. If you’re just here for the food, which has been rated among the best southern cuisine in Philly, you’re also in for a treat. Learn more about South in Midtown Village.


Address: 1315 Sansom St, Center City

If Chris’ is full, there’s always Time as a back-up. Located just down the street in Center City, Time offers a candlelit romantic setting with a cocktail menu that’s sure to pair well with jazz. Known for having great service and even better desserts, you are sure to impress any date at Time. Learn more about Time in Center City.