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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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Sun - Fri 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 2:30 am

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Great introduction to the blues

I’m not a fan of the blues, but I can see why no trip to Chicago could be complete without a visit to a blues bar. I’m not sure if they’re all as good as this one, but I have no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I’m not a fan of the blues, but I can see why no trip to Chicago could be complete without a visit to a blues bar. I’m not sure if they’re all as good as this one, but I have no inclination to find out, as the night out I had here was perfection, why would I try elsewhere?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Small local dive, Worth the cover charge if you enjoy Blues! Very good service, never had to search for our waitress. Get there a little early if you want a spot to sit. Drinks were reasonably priced and the bartender had a great pour, not too strong, definitely not weak!

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Bay Head, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

An amazing show! We went after a great Steakhouse meal. We just happened on it, and we were able glad we did. Music was awesome; great crowd, great service. A real gen!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Love this place. When we visit Chicago, this is a must. Great authentic blues in a wonderful atmosphere in the heart of the city. Stop by or stay the night. You will not be disappointed.

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This place was great. I went the night JW's band and Demetria Taylor performed and I had such a good time, I didn't want to leave! I will be making this a mainstay of every trip to Chicago from here on out. The music is beautiful and makes you want to dance...and it's real, good old fashioned blues. It's world... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Awesome little place. $10 cover per person but well worth it. Spent the night sipping bourbon and listening to great music. The place fills up later in the night, even on a Monday so go a bit earlier if you want to sit because it's not a huge place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Blues Chicago was a small venue with great live Blues band. Go early to get a seat. Not sure if they serve food we went after dinner and sat at the bar to enjoy the show. I believe the cover was $10 and there was a line out the door when we left. Enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Visited Blue Chicago this past weekend (saturday night) due to the passing of BB.King. Great music here but location is in need of some upgrades.(i.e. band stage and bathrooms). But hey, you just coming for the music and they surely give you awesome sounds...they even did a dedication suite of songs of the late B.B.King. There is a valet service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I read nice things about this place, somehow I missed the fact no food is served there - just booze and blues as they told me - but if you grab a bite before getting there (typically doors open 8 and show starts 9, suggest to be there early for a seat) it's really an outstanding blues place. It's small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Went with my wife on a Tuesday night. It was an 8 dollar cover charge but well worth it. Drinks were cheap and the blues - excellent, very entertaining. They kept the crowd involved and the place had a great vibe.. I would go back again for sure.

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Additional Information about Blue Chicago

Address: Address: 536 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-642-6261
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Friday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday 8:00 pm - 2:30 am

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