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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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Dinner with live Jazz

Stumbled upon this place and boy was I pleased. The food was good, drinks were good and Luke Pytal... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Godis J
via mobile
Amazing night

I had the privilege of meeting Buddy himself as he took to the stage for an impromptu song. What a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Buddy Guy's Legends include his own reputation, plus the amazing array of local and national blues performers drawn to this music hotspot.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cover charge” (44 reviews)
“blues club” (29 reviews)
“great blues” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 02:00
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-427-1190
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place and boy was I pleased. The food was good, drinks were good and Luke Pytal and his band were awesome! I enjoyed the drinks on the house just because. If you're ever in Chi-town be sure to stop in!

Thank Godis J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the privilege of meeting Buddy himself as he took to the stage for an impromptu song. What a man and voice at his age, he's still got it all. Great surroundings full of his awards and photos creating a great atmosphere . The...More

Thank stuartr975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm a Buddy Guy and blues fan, so this was perfect for me. It would be great for anyone who likes blues-rock. The dinner performer solo acts were excellent, then the headliners with their small bands were even better. Well worth the $10 cover for...More

Thank BryanMorris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for dinner right after it opened at 5pm long before the main blues groups started up. There was a great solo blues guitar player/singer which we enjoyed listening to for the hour. I had the crawfish étouffée and my coworker had the...More

Thank TheLuckyBucket
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I would not see anything better than Larethra at Blue Chicago the night before last. I was wrong. The Cash Box Kings were here last night and for a moment I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Joe Nosek on Blues...More

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent 2 nights in Chicago and on first night we went to Legends. Fabulous food and the music absolutely wonderful. Thankyou MoJo Daddy - your guitar playing was out of this world.

Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at legends. We enjoyed wonderful blues music from local artists. The night we visited Buddy was in the house. He signed my tshirt and even sang a couple of songs! The drinks were great! Food looked good but we had...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in for an acoustic blue set at dinnertime (no cover). On a weekday evening it was not crowded at all. Eddy Taylor Jr. was playing his regular dinnertime timeslot. Very enjoyable. Ordered the Jambalaya which was very good. Service was a little slow, they...More

Thank MPJensen68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 3 stars are because the food is always delicious, best catfish you will find anywhere, and Buddy's homegrown special craft brew is a great, great beer and a steal at $5.50 for a tall glass. The thing stopping me from an award of 5...More

1  Thank peteberwick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is the food outrageously good, the music is brilliant. Cannot recommend highly enough Matt Hendrix who plays every Tuesday and Thursday - an outstanding and accomplished blues guitar player and singer. Do check this place out, you won't be disappointed.

Thank kernowtraveller77
Downtown / The Loop
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Connie W
26 August 2017|
Response from Gabriel C | Reviewed this property |
$10 cover charge, you need to call the venue and ask who's featuring the night u want to go
Lily A
3 May 2017|
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Response from mary_cipollone | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about ticket sales at Buddy Guy Legends Club. When I had gone to the club it was a last minute decision. I waited in line to get in.
Philip H
22 November 2016|
Response from auntivicki8 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this. Next time, definitely the Blackstone. Wonderful place, less than 2 blocks away.