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Underground Wonder Bar

Address: 10 East Walton Street, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
Phone Number: (312) 266-7459
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Ranked #41 of 502 Nightlife in Chicago
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator
Attraction details
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Sun - Fri 4:30 pm - 4:00 am
Sat 4:30 pm - 5:00 am
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator

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Gilbert, Arizona, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I love live music and enjoyed my visit to the Underground on a Thursday night. Listened to live Brazilian band followed by the jammin' sounds of Jamaica! Great after hours place located in walking distance from the center of the Mag Mile. Drinks were ok, nothing special, but the music made up for it! Great after dinner and late night... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews 141 reviews
56 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The underground wonderbar is esoteric, in the sense that it's a little hard to understand what goes on here.. It's a neat place with an attitude of it's own... however, the music is hit or miss. Been there for Reggae nights which are great .. but been there on other nights when the music is really not very good at... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

If you want to experience Jazz, then this is a must see and do. My husband and I had so much fun here. The music is great and the atmosphere is even better. Doesn't matter when you go, this place is hopping until 4 am every night.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Went here to grab some late night food and drink close to our hotel. Food is mainly organic and freshly prepared. Very good stuff. Service was good. Music was awesome.

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Saline, Michigan
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102 reviews 102 reviews
40 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The rave reviews by others must be of another place. Maybe 2/3rds full; drinks tasted below the bottom shelf; The so-called "legendary" L. Walker struggling; no one paying attention to her attempts to hype the “crowd”except birthday boys getting humiliated with liquor poured in their throat on a chair in the front. Saturday night with a $15 cover. Trombone soloist... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Katie Kadan! Katie Kadan! Katie Kadan & the Rockwells! Katie the Lady! We were there on a Saturday night, we loved her show so much I wished that we could have returned the next night. She was the opening act but was so much better than the main show. By the way - I think the address on this trip... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Great laid back atmosphere. Good drinks, good music and good peeps. The guy at the door was great ad helpful just as th wait staff. I'll be back for sure.Centrally located just afew blocks from my hotel.

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Reno, Nevada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I went looking for someplace to hear jazz and wandered in here. I was pleasantly surprised. Lonnie Walker was playing solo (which I don't usually like solo acts) but I sat down for a drink and am glad I did. She was great and very knowledgeable, playing all kinds of styles and eras. Yes it is small but that doesn't... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Ended up here by accident but that's often how the best nights happen! Saw an amazing singer called Katie Kadan (check her out!) and met some great people. If you want a break from the 'mainstream' blues bars then pop down to the Underground.

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Eau Claire
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I thought this would be a very cool place after reading about it on the web. We were in Chicago with friends and looking for great jazz. We had a groupon for admission and one drink each. I'm very glad for that. We wanted to hear Lonnie Walker and her band and they don't start until 10:30 pm. We stayed... More 

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