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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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Within walking distance of Hilton, the food was fantastic. Live blues music, friendly staff and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerbes
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Milton
Excellent Blues Singers!

We spent a great night at Legends. The food is average but we went there to listen to good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SHdeV
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cover charge” (44 reviews)
“blues club” (30 reviews)
“great blues” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
LOCATION
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-427-1190
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"cover charge"
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"blues club"
in 30 reviews
"great blues"
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"live blues"
in 14 reviews
"blues fan"
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"main act"
in 11 reviews
"cajun food"
in 7 reviews
"standing room only"
in 13 reviews
"great man"
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"living legend"
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"opening act"
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"monday night"
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"stage"
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"moss"
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"acts"
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"headliner"
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"memorabilia"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Within walking distance of Hilton, the food was fantastic. Live blues music, friendly staff and customers. Atmosphere was upbeat and customers were all very happy and enjoying themselves. There was a cover charge after 8:30, get there early this place is always busy but we'll...More

Thank Gerbes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a great night at Legends. The food is average but we went there to listen to good musicians and we did.

Thank SHdeV
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing , great service , good food and drinks and of course fabulous music . Get there early as it’s first come first seated . Drinks are strong and plenty of choice Food simple but cooked to perfection and tastes lovely Baby...More

Thank Bobby V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was charmed by my early dinner at Buddy Guy's Legends! The food was good, and the live blues music was so much fun! I was impressed by the quality of music without having to purchase a ticket during the time frame. There was a...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We went to see some live music, and were not disappointed ..watched two bands, Alex Wilson band and Billy branch band.both tremendous .. The club was clean, lots of music fans of all ages and from all over the world,a great atmosphere . We had...More

Thank Jeffrey M
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

I'm glad some of the reviews mentioned that there is limited sitting. I arrived at 11:00 a.m. on a Sunday and it doesn't open until noon. I got a table and spent the day there. Don't worry, the staff expects people to do this. There...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Came for the day but arrived 30 minutes after doors opened and all seats were taken. Front desk and bar staff were delightful and very accomodating. When they were aware of our hopes and disappointment they found two seats that were otherwise going to be...More

Thank Carl P
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Buy tickets to January Buddy shows EARLY...this guy has a following like you’ve never seen and he only plays at his own club one month a year. We arrived around 845 for the show that started at 930 (opener Lil Ed) and Buddy followed immediately...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The beer and food were terrible but we didn't care because the music was so amazing. Worth a visit just to enjoy the atmosphere. Don't order too much.

Thank Aubrey F
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Stopped by when staying in the City over Christmas and had a great evening listening to the legendary Jimmy Johnson. He might be 89, but his voice is still great and he's not bad on the guitar either. The food was basic with lots of...More

Thank Joe H
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beachg0er07
2 January 2018|
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Response from Gabriel C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but if i’ll be you I would expect not to pay the extra $10. Ask them to clarify when get there. The truth is, if you’re a fan the extra $10 won’t make a difference :)
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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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