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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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Nice Ambiance

I went for the free acoustics set. The service was nice and the musician was average. The drinks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OTM330
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Omg will be back

Came here with some friends when in town for a conference. Arrive before 7 and get happy hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kent S
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Buddy Guy's Legends include his own reputation, plus the amazing array of local and national blues performers drawn to this music hotspot.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cover charge” (44 reviews)
“blues club” (29 reviews)
“great blues” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-427-1190
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1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for the free acoustics set. The service was nice and the musician was average. The drinks are expensive but abersge for the South Loop area.

Thank OTM330
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with some friends when in town for a conference. Arrive before 7 and get happy hour prices and no cover charge. For a basket of catfish and fries and cornbread for 7 bucks and was filling. The musician played great. The food and...More

1  Thank Kent S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great blues club. No big name performers (although on any given night Buddy can appear on stage). Fairly intimate venue, lots of energy and fun. We were there on 10/3 and really enjoyed the Mike Dangeroux Band

Thank Jeff McB from ME
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay. Full disclosure. My review may be somewhat colored by the fact on the evening we decided to go hear some Chicago blues and grab some Cajun food, the proprietor of Buddy Guy's Legends happened to stop by to have a drink at the bar...More

2  Thank AsylumResident
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was the last night and there was only one option after my special visit to Jazz Showcase on Saturday. Buddy’s was rocking to the core and it was packed, people dancing with the singer, who was fantastic and it lasted for 1hr and 30mins....More

Thank Jermaine J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place and boy was I pleased. The food was good, drinks were good and Luke Pytal and his band were awesome! I enjoyed the drinks on the house just because. If you're ever in Chi-town be sure to stop in!

1  Thank Godis J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the privilege of meeting Buddy himself as he took to the stage for an impromptu song. What a man and voice at his age, he's still got it all. Great surroundings full of his awards and photos creating a great atmosphere . The...More

1  Thank stuartr975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a Buddy Guy and blues fan, so this was perfect for me. It would be great for anyone who likes blues-rock. The dinner performer solo acts were excellent, then the headliners with their small bands were even better. Well worth the $10 cover for...More

Thank BryanMorris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for dinner right after it opened at 5pm long before the main blues groups started up. There was a great solo blues guitar player/singer which we enjoyed listening to for the hour. I had the crawfish étouffée and my coworker had the...More

Thank TheLuckyBucket
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I thought I would not see anything better than Larethra at Blue Chicago the night before last. I was wrong. The Cash Box Kings were here last night and for a moment I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Joe Nosek on Blues...More

Thank TheBlum
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Connie W
26 August 2017|
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Response from Gabriel C | Reviewed this property |
$10 cover charge, you need to call the venue and ask who's featuring the night u want to go
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Lily A
3 May 2017|
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Response from mary_cipollone | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about ticket sales at Buddy Guy Legends Club. When I had gone to the club it was a last minute decision. I waited in line to get in.
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Philip H
22 November 2016|
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Response from auntivicki8 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this. Next time, definitely the Blackstone. Wonderful place, less than 2 blocks away.
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