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House of Blues Chicago

329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)
312 923 2000
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Ranked #9 of 499 Nightlife in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Blues Bars
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Detroit, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This is THE place to hear live blues. I was here in September to see burlesque legend Dita von Teese. The staff was super friendly and because I bought a VIP upgrade ticket I was allowed to wait inside instead of outside, which was wonderful as it was quite chilly. Didn't have anything to eat or drink there as I... More

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The food was fine, quality and quantity. Given it was a buffet for a couple of hundred people in about 45 minutes, it was very good. The Gospel Music was also very good but really over before it had got warmed up. Well worth the visit, just to see the House of Blues foyer.

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Hungerford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A night in the restaurant/bar watching Mike Wheeler and his band - excellent music, tasty food, good beer (even for a Brit in the US!) and charming staff - a highlight of my trip.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Where do I begin... upon walking inside we were greeted immediately. We asked what he suggested while walking to our table he suggested the Po-Boy sandwich with buffalo sauce YOU MUST ORDER THIS!!!! While waiting for our lunch we were able to enjoy the artwork and the atmosphere.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great food, great drinks and a family of blues lovers makes you feel like home on blues. I really loved the sculptures of blues women and men carved in to stone on the roof of the place, remembering great songs that will last forever

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london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had a fantastic time, we were a large group. The surprise was the opening act. They were amazing. The actual act not as much in our opinion so we went over to Howl at the Moon which was amazing and we kept on rockin.

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Miami, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This place is very very perfect!! We enjoy a lot the band, the drinks and the food. They made a reservation for us and put us in a perfect table! You have to try a Juice Lucy burger and drink a local beer!

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We did a lot of research before attending an event here. Lots of complaints about seating and views and I agree - not the best place to see a concert unless you want to stand for 3 hours before the main act comes on. However, we got lucky in that a couple asked us to join their table so we... More

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Chicago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Senses were awakened at recent concert at the House. Ornate carvings create the walls, small venue creates crisp sound and the cocktails are edgy! Not a typical bar. Great for a date or just hanging out with friends. There is convenient valet $48 across the street at Westin Hotel if you can't stay....but the Palomar Hotel just around the corner... More

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Jade I, Public Relations Manager at House of Blues Chicago, responded to this review

Hi! Hi! Hi! This was an enjoyable review to read. Thank you so much for the detail and kind words! Please stop by and see us again! Jade Marketing and Promotions Manager More

New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I've been to the HoB in Atlantic City and wanted to check out the one in Chicago and I was impressed, the band for the night was really great and DJ between sets was one of the better I've seen. Place was going great and everyone had a really great time. It is perfectly located near numerous hotels, so walking... More

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Jade I, Public Relations Manager at House of Blues Chicago, responded to this review

Hey Richard! Your review was awesome... thanks so much for the kind words! I'm glad we were not only able to showcase what our venue can offer, but what the musicians of the city of Chicago can offer, too! Hope that you're able to make it back to Chicago and see us again sometime! Thanks! Jade Marketing and Promotions Manager More

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