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Address: 4802 N. Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
Phone Number: 773-878-5552
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Activities: Nightlife
Description: Once a haunt of Al Capone's, this oldest jazz club in the U.S. opened in...
Once a haunt of Al Capone's, this oldest jazz club in the U.S. opened in 1907, and retains the aura of the Prohibition-era speakeasies.
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Great jazz

Went here with a couple friends on a Friday night and it was quite enjoyable. We got there early, around 9:00ish and there were already no tables. We experienced a friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Florence, Kentucky

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Florence, Kentucky
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went here with a couple friends on a Friday night and it was quite enjoyable. We got there early, around 9:00ish and there were already no tables. We experienced a friendly doorman and a friendly bartender. Not overly pleasant but certainly pleasant enough. Place filled to the max shortly after we got there. We were right by the bar so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My wife and I are in town for a convention. We live close to New Orleans, and Chicago claims to be a "capital of jazz and blues music." I googled best jazz clubs for Chicago and the Green Mill came up on multiple sites as the best place to see great jazz. It also was a place Al Capone liked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went here today for first time after hearing this was a spot that Al Capone used to hang at. I ended up getting a Pale Ale Daisy Cutterto drink.

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Lavras, MG
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great music, great atmosphere and a classic! One of the best places in Chicago to hang out with friends, or even by yourself!

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Montréal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

When in for a drink and to see Al Capone's old hang out. Staff was not super friendly and wearing us that we had 15 minutes to have a drink because otherwise we would have to pay a 15$ cover charge for the evening's show... Another guest asked which booth used to be Capone's and got the rudest answer and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A classic, cozy jazz bar frequented by Al Capone! With its history and atmosphere, locals and visitors flock to this joint. Depending on the day, there is a small cover charge. Come early for limited booth seating or else get lucky with bar stools.

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Pisa, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Need to visit to say you shared the same space as Billie Holiday, Al Capone and Charlie Chaplin. Also top notch for jazz lovers. Only complaint, very pretentious and not friendly like we had come to expect all over Chicago.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Couple from the UK. We visited here to cap off a wonderful day in this beautiful city. The venue is fantastic and it transported us back in time. The locally served beer was great, and the ambiance was awesome.. However the barman was awful.. He was rude and disrespectful.. After a long wait at the bar, my girlfriend politely asked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Green Mill is famous for its jazz and historical background. This was the favorite hang-out for AL Capone and John Dillenger. It is rumored that bullet holes still grace the building from the prohibition days. Every night the Green Mill offers live jazz performers. Many of the jazz greats have played there. The bar is not fancy and service... More 

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Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I've only been when it was crazy crowded for the "Live Magazine" so I can't say much for the rest of the time, bit it was a fun, busy and loud place to take in a piece of the roaring twenties history of Chicago. Obviously, I don't condone crime, but it's still a tingle of excitement running through when you... More 

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Additional Information about Green Mill

Address: Address: 4802 N. Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
Phone Number: 773-878-5552
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am

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