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House of Blues Chicago

Address: 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)
Phone Number: 312 923 2000
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Ranked #88 of 391 Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Blues Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Attraction details
Type: Blues Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Sun 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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Saint Louis, Missouri
12 reviews 12 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We have been to the House of Blues Chicago 2x, both times for Gospel Brunch (Sunday am). I've heard great things about their night time concerts, but haven't personally been. The physical location is quite cool. Very eclectic, so much to see, ornate, interesting southern art, music memorabilia, very cool vibe. There are stairs from entrance up into the arena/concert... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

The music was great, but a bit loud for a restaurant. The food prices weren't too bad for downtown Chicago, but the food was just okay. The service was a little slow, but I didn't mind because we just enjoyed the music. When we left, they gave us free tickets to the show upstairs.

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Milford, Michigan, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We went to see Sister Hazel, last weekend. Guests of my boss and his wife, who are solid fans. I can see why - very talented band! The venue is great fun, with a lot of levels and various places to sit or stand. Good, friendly service from everyone. The only reason this visit didn't earn an Excellent rating is... More 

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20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is the second time I've been to the gospel brunch. Evidently, there are two--at least--leaders for the singing part of the package, which is food and a gospel "worship" brunch. The food is excellent! I preferred the other leader from a previous visit. This leader was Cedric and he was good, but another man and woman tag-teamed as leaders... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Purchased a set of tickets online which indicated row and seat number, but when the actual tickets arrived they show seat numbers PLUS standing room only. We stood for 3 hours and many people were in the same boat, and disappointed too. 24 hours before the show HoB sends voicemails and emails telling us the show is starting an hour... More 

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

Hello - and thank you for your review, Maxie. We would like to further discuss your experience with you. Could you please email or call me so we can put you in contact with our General Manager? Thanks! Erin erinhimes@livenation.com 312.923.2005 More 

Montreal, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Well, what's not to like ? Homey, funky feeling. Nice drinks and the MUSIC - the sound is very good. We saw the above-named band on December 7th and they were fabulous, just so tight and the musicianship terrific. Can't wait to go back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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93 reviews 93 reviews
30 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Ten of us, ages 14 to 50+ attended the House of Blues Gospel Brunch and we all had a great time. The food was plentiful--a carving station, an omelette station, a chicken-and-waffles station, and a long table of breakfast, lunch and salad dishes--plus a small dessert table. The Kirk Franklin part was taped, not live, but the local act was... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

For listening to blues or jazz I believe that it's a good place, but I also believe that there are better places. Food is not good at all.

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le kremlin bicetre, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I booked the entire place last November 6 to host my company's annual party. So yep, I had 300 guests along. No problemo. By now you gathered that the place is large. This is Americana. It's large (yep, I'm European, used to cramp little joints, even for superlative venues), lots of wooden, country-style decoration. Food: all the typical fixtures of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I had been to the BB King Blues Club and Grill in NYC, so I was excited about this performance on a Sunday afternoon. It started well - well organized, good food, friendly and helpful staff. The show began, with Kirk Franklin the MC and choir director. He's fabulous, and almost worth going for. Funny, great singer, huge personality. But... More 

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