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Chicago Gem

After running around Chicago for a few days and tiring myself out I just wanted to listen to some... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2015
alex b
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New York City, New York
Always a great experience

I have been here too many times to remember. Great drinks and a nice place to just relax and list... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2015
rodneyb549
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Sep 23, 2015
“Chicago Gem”
Jun 10, 2015
“Always a great experience”
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Reviewed September 23, 2015

After running around Chicago for a few days and tiring myself out I just wanted to listen to some jazz with a small crowd and a few drinks. I stayed at Hotel Blake and their bell hop, "Showtime" which was very helpful during our stay,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed June 10, 2015

I have been here too many times to remember. Great drinks and a nice place to just relax and list to great music. Each experience brought something new. I love to hear the original music but my favorite nights are the covers of classic songs....More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Walked in, stumbled out! We found this place wondering around, bar was slow on a thursday night, no live music that night, had good convo with the bar keep. He said come back saturday, we did and there was only a rookie bartender but the...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2014

My husband and I visited Chicago from Northern California in mid-May. The ambience was very nice, the bartender and drinks were great, and the Band was "Awesome"!!! I wish I could remember their name...I remember the guitarists' nickname was "Blade" as in Wesley Snipes lookalike...he...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed August 2, 2014

really nice time there, the music was great. it was a really small place but the atmosphere was very relaxed and welcoming. If you like smooth Jazz and R&B Soul then it's the place for you.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Let me tell you guys, this place might be small but the atmosphere is very relaxing and intimate. My best friend and I came here after dinner at Tavernita another great place. If you want to enjoy great live music this is the place to...More

1  Thank tammy8188
Reviewed March 29, 2014

This place was amazing. Very small. Private area for a lot of friends. Very close to Hotel Blake. Our doorman Showtime walked us to the club. We were greeted and seated. The band was spectacular. Rina Risper

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

This place is so cool! The staff is very nice! And OMG....if you are a martini fan, you must go by on Wednesday's...$5 top of the line martinis!! Great place and fabulous bands on Thurs-Sat!! Check it out!! TR

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Turina0203
Reviewed June 5, 2013

We love smooth jazz and had a groupon for this place so went one night after dinner. The live music didn't start til around 9pm and we got there early, so we sat at the bar and had some drinks. Bartender was great and drinks...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank luvfootballcp
Reviewed April 25, 2013

We were given the recommendation to go here by the doorman at our hotel. While the music was nice, I felt a little cramped and the drinks - while good - were somewhat pricey at $12 for a martini. That may be normal for a...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Elana B
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