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Andy's Jazz Club

#244 of 7,552 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Near North Side
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11 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-5631 (State Street)
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We enjoyed a late dinner seating for the second set on a Saturday night. The restaurant has a 2 hr time limit on dinner tables so plan accordingly if you want to listen to play-sets while at your table instead of moving to the bar. I felt the food was priced according to portions offered and was tasty. Menu offers... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy experiencing some jazz when we visit America and on the advice of our hotel concierge we booked dinner at Andys on the second night of our stay in Chicago. We had to pay a $10 cash cover charge each on entering. The feel of the place was in keeping with old time gangster Chicago with dark surroundings... More 

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Key West, Florida
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91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

On our first Chicago trip we wanted to experience some nice live music the city is known for. We looked up Andy's online and it was a right choice. It was pretty busy on Monday evening, we found seats at the bar and enjoyed our wine while listening to awesome musicians playing. It was a right choice and I would... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a great venue if you like jazz. I had not been to a jazz club in almost 20 years but Andy's Jazz Club made up for it. The Mike Smith quartet was playing and what a show they gave! You have a choice of being right up front and personal with the band or sit back a distance... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

On a Monday night, the crowd was light and the jazz was poetic. My fifteen year old son and I caught the early show, shared some fries and a Pepsi and had a great time for only a $10 cover. 20 minute walk from the Palmer House...perfect.

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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

If you look for nice jazz live music in a sort of landmark place in town for this kind of entertainment, Andy is a good place. The venue is not too large but is comfortable enough to let you enjoy the concert from every corner. Quality of musicians is high. But music in one of the two parts of the... More 

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Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We got there at 9:30pm in a friday of July exactly when Mike Smith Quintet started to do their magic. They charge $15/person to see the band, what in my humble opinion is a bargain considering the caliber of these guys. The place was crowded, but the staff managed to get us an table for two. In a couple of... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

Recommended by a local resident, we went to try this place and it came out amazingly great. Full of people at bar. Live music, excellent food and drinks. Totally live. Full of energy. What else you need.

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Yuma, AZ
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201 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Visited here on a Wednesday night looking for some good live jazz and we hit the jackpot. Saw Mike Smith and the friends play some very good music. If you like great sax playing, don't miss a visit to Andy's on a Wednesday night. It seems that Mike Smith has had a standing gig here on Wednesdays for 30 years.... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Went to dinner and for the early show. This place has a great atmosphere and we had a very good view of the band which played for almost 2 hours. The food was very good and the service was very attentive and service oriented. I recommend that before going you check on the band playing that night. Although I love... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar, Steakhouse
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611-5631
    (State Street)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - State & Grand Stop is located 2 blocks North of our State St. & Hubbard St. Intersection.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 312.642.6805
One of Chicago's Best-Known and Most-Respected Jazz establishments, historic Andy's offers casually sophisticated dining with a musical menu of Chicago's top Jazz Artists. Local performers cover a range of styles from Traditional and Swing to Bop, Fusion, Latin and Afro-Pop. Our "Spotlight Performer Series" events showcase some of today's most "in demand" world touring musicians in an intimate setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?