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Blue Chicago

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Address: 536 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-642-6261
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Blues Chicago highly recommended

Great blues & Good Drinks! A must visit if in Chicago. As a true blues fan (spent several years at a blues club and also frequented NOLA often), the night brought back memories... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
HWyattnichol
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great blues & Good Drinks! A must visit if in Chicago. As a true blues fan (spent several years at a blues club and also frequented NOLA often), the night brought back memories. Get there before 8:00 pm.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

There are much more expensive places to see some cleaned up blues in Chicago, but if you want some down home music at a no-frills bar that serves an eclectic clientele with no pre-tenses, this is the place for you. We showed up on a Saturday night late, and it was standing and dancing room only. $10 cover on the... More 

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Uniontown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Real authentic Blues! Atmosphere fits the genre and you won't be disappointed with your experience! Drinks are reasonable and the staff is great! A must in Chicago!

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Gillette, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Blue Chicago was worth the cheap cover price for 4 hours’ worth of music. Little dance floor with mostly a business crowd.

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Lawrence, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

At a first glance, a little dive bar but trust me, it's the best! Fantastic bands, intimate place, low priced drinks, great waitresses, sweet decor, low cover charge as well. I was there last weekend for a quick trip to Chicago and it truly was my favorite spot, the musicians hung with the crowd and just added to the awesome... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We loved Blue Chicago. It's a small, crowded bar with great music, inexpensive drinks and a fun atmosphere. The cover charge was reasonable and well worth it. People were friendly and we found ourselves staying later and later as we met new people. A must!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I'd been here a few years ago and had a ball - great music and great voices. This time was no different. We arrived quite early and got a great seat. The music starts around 9ish and the place is full well before that. There is a cover charge and you are expected to buy at least two drinks. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stopped by late on a Friday. Fun crowd, good band and reasonable cover and drink prices. Seating is such that you're bound to make new friends. Would definitely go again!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I was traveling alone during snowy Jan, and the club was close to my hotel so i decided to try it out. The overall experience was cool, but there were a few details I wish I had known in advance. This is what I have learned: Theres a 8 dollar fee at the entrance. You have to order at least... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful night out. When the bouncer heard our son was in the military, he did not make him pay the cover. The music was great and got better with each set. They encourage dancing and are very engaging. Nice choice of drinks at the Bar! Great, friendly service. We will be back!

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