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Rosa's Lounge

3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-3720
+1 773-342-0452
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Vance Kelly & The Backstreet

I was visiting my cousin for Memorial Day Weekend. I wanted to hear a live band with great music... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kate M
COOL AND MEMORABLE

BEST Bathroom ever. Not to be missed if you love the Blues! May be out of the way but worth the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Rosa's Lounge operates in the hallowed tradition of Chicago blues lounges, family owned and operated by an Italian immigrant who came to Chicago three decades ago.
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  • Very good22%
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“blues bar” (7 reviews)
“chicago blues” (3 reviews)
“juke joint” (2 reviews)
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3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-3720
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+1 773-342-0452
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was visiting my cousin for Memorial Day Weekend. I wanted to hear a live band with great music, atmosphere and NO KIDS!! Vance & The Backstreet gave a great show!!!!! I'll be back next year :-)

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

BEST Bathroom ever. Not to be missed if you love the Blues! May be out of the way but worth the effort.

Thank klotzba
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We wanted a blues night out in Chicago and got it in spades. The music and the atmosphere were simply amazing. Was so good I felt like I was on the set of a movie. Will go down as one of my best nights out...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Traveling to Chicago for 10 days, listening to good Blues was high on my wish list. My cousin took me to Rosa's lounge, where Chicago Wind was playing, featuring Matthew Skoller. Man, can he play the harmonica! Rosa's lounge was authentic, people were there for...More

1  Thank Talita H
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

Of all the things we had on the agenda for a family get together in Chicago, MUSIC and FOOD were at the top. We wanted the best Blues music to be had in that amazing city. We hit it on this trip! Among other destinations...More

Thank Grimsbybud
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Second time here celebrating spouse's BD. Family along, started at Taxim's. Get there, order a beverage, have a seat and wait for some great music. We had Mike Wheeler, show was excellent although a late start. Either artistic license or the fact it was raining...More

Thank rburdmd
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Had plans for a night at Kingston Mines, but some friends talked us into Rosas Lounge instead. I really liked the atmosphere here. Band was jammin' and so was I :)

1  Thank travlingirl61
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Rosa's Has the best blues in Chicago! Is just about 10 minutes from Chicago downtown. If you want to experience great Chicago blues come to Rosa's. Good drinks... not to expensive Great service...the bartenders are great. No food! Come to listen and enjoy great blues...More

Thank memochciago
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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Cool place with decent sound. People are friendly and there to have a good time. Check it out if in the neighborhood.

Thank John G
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

Having played there I'm not an impartial critic. I've been going there for years when I'm in the Chicago area and it's always like a good visit with close friends.

Thank CadillacRobSeville
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Cathy O
January 28, 2018|
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Response from rosaslounge | Property representative |
Please don't hesitate to call Tony at Rosa's Lounge 773-342-0452
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Llboggs
August 9, 2016|
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Response from rosaslounge | Property representative |
Typically we are closed on Sundays and Mondays. We do have special events that may appear on Sundays therefore it will be an admission. Please check Rosa's Lounge most updated calendar of events at our website.
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Llboggs
August 7, 2016|
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Response from rosaslounge | Property representative |
We have plenty of street meter parking on Armitage Ave. and it is free after 10pm.
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