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Buddy Guy's Legends

$$ - $$$American, ,
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not much else to say. If you love the blues it’s always happening here. Went two evenings in a row another times the food and service were great. Just go already!

Thank rdubinatub
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here after taking a look at the Muddy Waters Mural. Unfortunately we were too early for the live music, so we had a couple of drink, then had a nice meal of Chicken strips & Jambalaya. Both were very good. Check the schedule...More

Thank Bilncrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I am in the area, I try to make it to Buddy Guy's place. Went there Wednesday night and got a treat with Bear Williams on the stage. Great drinks, clean and comfortable. I am definitely a fan. Felt very safe walking at...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is amazing, but get there early to get a table. The headliners tend to start around 9:30 pm or so. But the decor is really cool and the blues vibe is amazing.

Thank n2travelingmarauders
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great night with wife and friends . Music was world class , top notch . Loved it and will be back . I do stop in about 3 or 4 time s a year . Sunday was last night for buddys jan events...More

Thank pitmasterphilw
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I guess you don't come here for the food. The music was fantastic but the food was just ok. Drinks are very expensive. Interesting to view the guitar collection and memorabilia.

Thank Helena Traveler
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Too long to wait for that kind of food. Not worth it and significantly overpriced. Not paying to have the staff being rude towards my guests

Thank markstcft
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We try to visit this place every time we are in Chicago. This visit was over Thanksgiving and we stopped in to eat a late lunch on Wednesday. We just missed the live music but ate a good meal of gumbo and catfish. Service was...More

Thank maldenmusic
Reviewed 2 December 2017

It's a famous place in Chicago. A friend of mine recommended this place for blues and we really enjoyed it!

Thank arpin
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We had the opportunity to be in Chicago for a few days for conferences, and really wanted a chance to visit Buddy Guy's Legends. Being Blues fan's, it was a must. The memorabilia was extremely interesting, and so was the menu! Louisiana fare, and lot's...More

2  Thank Jeff M
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1 December 2017|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't find anyone in particular on the website, but maybe try sending an email to Buddy Guy's personal assistant Annie Lawlor. I found her email address on the website by clicking on Buddy Guy, then going to Booking... More
12 May 2017|
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Response from mtkippers | Reviewed this property |
I am not for certain but I would assume during the day and early dinner time a 15 year old is fine. At some point during the evening they start to charge; all who remains and anyone who is entering. At that point during the... More
3 January 2017|
Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
If he starts at 9:30, get there by 8:00.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-427-1190
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