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“great music”

Buddy Guy's Legends
Ranked #115 of 9,530 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
Ottawa, Canada
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139 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“great music”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The ambience is relaxed and low-key. On Fridays at lunch, there are free concerts in this very authentic setting. We heard Fruitman Jackson and had a great time. The memorabilia that decorates the walls is a bonus.

Visited July 2013
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We will be back. We went for the lunch acoustic set and it was really nice. Very good food, good music, and good prices!

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great tunes, amazing people watching!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Went to Buddy Guy's Legends on recommendation for a late night entertainment venue in Chicago over the weekend and it did not disappoint. We paid a reasonable $10 cover and once inside the music and energy was excellent. There was a real mix of interesting people too, so even if you're not into the music, it's a great time. The drinks were very reasonably priced too and the attendant in the ladies room was worth the trip to the bathroom - she was fun! Great spot.

Visited July 2013
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Wyoming, Michigan
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Good food, Great music”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We arrived with our family of six around 6 pm on a Friday night. There was a great, family-friendly, live acoustic set going on and we were seated right away. Legends is not a fancy place. Pretty much a bar with a stage. But don't be fooled. This is probably one of the better meal-deals in the city. The wait staff was attentive, helpful and pleasant. They chatted with our kids and us. The Southern-style food came quickly and was pretty good and was not overpriced. (Burger & fries $8, Half a BBQ Chicken with sides $14) The music was a great addition to our experience and it was adorable when the band invited some kids they knew to play and sing with them. By the time we left, the place was filling up for a late concert set for the over-21 crowd. It was nice to be able to eat a reasonably priced meal and have live music for our family to enjoy. We'd go back, for sure.

  • Visited July 2013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great music - average food”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

We went early thinking we would need to get a seat but when we arrived the place was disappointingly empty and the air con made the place for me really cold. The food was very average and I was disappointed by the lack of atmosphere but hen the band came on stage the music was great and they made up for the food and the chilly club

Visited July 2013
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