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Blind Willie's

Neighbourhood: Virginia Highland
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Address: 828 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-4507
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+1 404-873-2583
19:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 19:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 19:00 - 02:00

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Endearing dive, a great band that won't let you sit still in your seat!

Get there early, get your seats, and get ready to hear some great blues music. Big Bill and The Shadows are playing when you visit, I hope. Either way, this "dive" brings the best... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Audrey G
Atlanta, United States
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Atlanta, United States
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get there early, get your seats, and get ready to hear some great blues music. Big Bill and The Shadows are playing when you visit, I hope. Either way, this "dive" brings the best to the city. Word of caution for the discerning foodies: eat somewhere else before you come!

Thank Audrey G
Horsham UK
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208 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

..... on our way to dinner up the street, we only peeped into this great music venue, and to be fair the menu could be unexciting, but the atmosphere is all blues-bar, dark, brooding, magnificent. .

Thank IGGAHorshamUK
Severn, Maryland
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My oldest took me and her younger sister to Blind Willie's for a Saturday night treat. It is a small, intimate venue. Tables are right up close to the stage. The music was popp'n and the place was PACKED! We arrived about 8-8:30 and they were already packed. Dress was casual to dressy. It all depends on your taste. Being... More 

1 Thank lwwisdom
Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

When here whilst visiting friends who live in atlanta. The bar is quite small but the atmosphere is amasing! Sweet betty and the shadows were playing. The lady's voice was fantastic. Well worth a visit for the experience

Thank Vericlair
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Went on a Saturday night after the band started. I was able to get the last seat at the bar. Sandra Hall and The Shadows were great. The bartender was very friendly and attentive. Prices were also very reasonable. I can't wait to go back!

1 Thank lvtravln
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Not much to it - brick walls, small stage but good prices. We went to see Delta Moon and they were great. This made the place very crowded.

Thank KilgoreTroutWNC
Wilmington, Delaware
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77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 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.

1 Thank canecorso119
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 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 

2 Thank Erik B
El Paso, Texas
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 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 

Thank wicked0wild
Atlanta, Georgia
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 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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