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Blind Willie's

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Address: 828 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4507
Phone Number: 404 873 2583
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Mon - Fri 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 7:00 pm - 2:00 am

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You don't need to see to know the music is good

We went on a Saturday night for food and blues! I had the the red beans and rice .. Mmm mm mmm good! A little spicy but oh so good! The house bad is really good and Sandra Hall... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
canecorso119
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night for food and blues! I had the the red beans and rice .. Mmm mm mmm good! A little spicy but oh so good! The house bad is really good and Sandra Hall was such a treat. If your are in the area and don't go to Blind Willie's then you need glasses.

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1 Thank canecorso119
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We got here 45 minutes before the band started. We got the last two seats at the bar. There's table seating as well but it was all full. The place is small. It's a lot of fun. The Jazz band was awesome and the crowd was energetic. They only had two waitresses but they were running their tails off. The... More 

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2 Thank Erik B
El Paso, Texas
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Bottom line up front, this is an amazing bar. If you like live Blues, good drinks, and a friendly atmosphere get to Blind Willie's. I believe they have live music almost every night they are open. We were there on the last Friday in February and had a great time with the Nighthawks performing. They were simply awesome with a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

My husband and I decided to listen to some jazz for Valentine’s day but decided to go on a Saturday instead of on a Sunday. We choose Blind Willie’s because it seemed like it had a more open area and the prices were reasonable. We arrived at the location about 8:00 pm and needed to find parking. There is street... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

After dinner, friends said lets go to Blind Willie's. We had never been and we lucked up. The music was over the top entertainment with the sax, showmanship skills of the guitar player and add a harmonica. Then Carol Hall "happened" to be there that night. She can put on a show. Everyone was so friendly even though it was... More 

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Thank Helen B
Lafayette, California
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Love, Love, Love this place. I love live music. This was a small venue, filled with regulars. I visited on BB King's birthday and there were 4 great bands. I liked it so much I went back the next night and brought 5 women with me from the conference I was attending. They allow smoking indoors, which I am no... More 

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1 Thank Ts_Travel_Adventures
Harvey, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The blues were great the people treated us like home folk. We had many beers because I taking a cab to the hotel. Even got two blind Willie's T shirts.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Nice bar with a good stage. Had a guy playing a little blues but also C&W, which is something we did not go there for. I think it could be a great night if they have a great blues band on and some people in the bar.

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1 Thank HamzahPasha
Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Blind Willies is about the blues baby nothing but the blues. Small intimate venue, brick, wood, and blues, pix of blues artists on the walls that have played here. This is the real deal. Great service from Emily our waitress. Nice wine selection. Excellent bourbon menu. Try the Bourbon Flight or the Rye Flight, three 1/2oz shots of three premium... More 

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2 Thank DARRELL K
Herndon, Virginia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

I've been there several times and am always impressed with the musicians and by how much fun people are having. What a blast! A couple times I thought the band was amazing and it turned out the headline act hadn't even started yet. If you like great blues, cold beer and a lively atmosphere this is a cool place!

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