8 Best Jazz Bars & Clubs In Goa Where You Can Groove On Blues!

If vibrant, lively jazz music has your heart, then these eight jazz bars in Goa should be on your list.

by Tashika Tyagi
8 Best Jazz Bars & Clubs In Goa Where You Can Groove On Blues!

With swinging notes, extensive chords, and harmoniously strong vocals, jazz music is an art that calls out to every music lover. Its upbeat rhythm and melodies have a soothing and vivid effect that adds to its charm. It’s safe to say that whether you’re a fan or not, jazz music can uplift anyone’s mood! So, to make sure you have a jazzy time, we have listed eight of the best jazz bars and clubs in Goa. These places host jazz music nights (not everyday) and are perfect to sing and dance along to your heart’s content. 

1. Cantare

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Located in Saligao, Cantare is one of the best bars in Goa to enjoy live jazz music. Cantare literally means ‘to sing’ in Italian – living up to the name of the place. They host regular jazz nights on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. So, head here to witness the magic of blues unfold while sipping on some good wine and digging in some delicious food.

Where: 7/73 B, Cruz Waddo, Saligao, Goa
When: 6:30 PM to 1 AM
Meal For Two: ₹ 950

2. Hideaway


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Hideaway is a popular cocktail bar and performance space in Vagator, Goa. This place sees huge crowds every evening to catch live musical gigs happening here. Grammy-award winners, popular artists, independent musicians, jazz bands, and many other talented singers from around the world have performed here. You can catch jazz artists, electro bands, and even hip-hop performers here.

Where: House 622, Ozran Beach Road, Vagator, Goa
When: 12 PM to 4 PM & 7 PM to 11 PM
Meal For Two: ₹ 1,100

3. Saltamontes


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Known for their pizzas, cocktails, and live music nights, Saltamontes is a Spanish tapas bar in Anjuna. They have live music almost every night of the week, with jazz taking centre stage. They also host musical workshops with renowned musicians often, so keep a lookout if you’re interested in learning.

Where: 1044, Grande Peddem Bardez, Anjuna, Goa
When: 8 AM to 11 PM
Meal For Two: ₹ 1,200

Also Read: With Vibrant Vibes, Crafted Cocktails & More, Goa’s Anjuna Is Home To India’s First Pool Club

4. The Rice Mill


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If you love the charm of a vintage Goan cafe with the upbeat tunes of jazz to keep you company, then The Rice Mill is the place for you. They host jazz night every Saturday and it’s a feat you just can’t miss. While you’re here, make sure to try their yummy desserts and freshly brewed coffee.

Where: House 384, Morjim, Goa
When: 9:30 AM to 11 PM
Meal For Two: ₹ 950

5. Izumi Assagao


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Mumbai’s popular Japanese restaurant has an outlet in Goa’s Assagao and it’s an awesome place to enjoy jazz music. They host special jazz brunches on Sundays where you can eat and enjoy live music while you’re at it! They have a special drinks and food menu for the brunch and it just adds to the vibe of the music.

Where: House 45/1, Saunto Waddo, Assagao, Goa
When: 12:30 PM to 4 PM & 7 PM to 11:30 PM
Meal For Two: ₹ 2,500

6. Cohiba


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Cohiba is the place to soak in Goa’s chilled, laid-back vibe while grooving to some live music. This famous live music venue has seen many popular and local artists set the stage on fire. They don’t have any fixed music nights, but they see many performances, jazz included, throughout the week at this bar. So, you can head here for some amazing time.

Where: Sinquerim, Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Goa
When: 7 PM to 2 AM
Meal For Two: ₹ 1,800

7. Como Agua


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With the aroma of freshly baked pizza in the air and delicious cocktails being served around, while jazz tunes play in the background. Doesn’t it sound simply fabulous? Well, it is a common sight at Como Agua. This sea-view bar hosts jazz nights often and you can head here with your friends to have a good time.

Where: Sy 597/1 And 597/2, Vagator, Goa
When: 1 PM to 12 AM
Meal For Two: ₹ 1,500

8. For The Record – Vinyl Bar

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Just as the name suggests, this bar is dedicated to vinyl records! For The Record – Vinyl Bar is the perfect hang-out spot to chill, enjoy music, and have some local brews with your friends. They host live music often and have jazz music playing in the background on vinyl. You can swing dance and live the old-world charm at this jazz bar in Goa.

Where: 49, Jukebox, Near Maruti Temple, Panaji, Goa
When: 12:30 PM to 3 PM & 7 PM to 10:45 PM
Meal For Two: ₹ 1,200

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