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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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“jambalaya” (23 reviews)
“cornbread” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
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Reviewed yesterday

Buddy Guy's deserves its reputation as a premier Blues Club. We went for a Monday evening on our final night in Chicago and saw the early evening acoustic show and the house band. Both were excellent, played great blues and really good value for the...More

Thank MarkL2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to many music clubs over the years, but none more friendly and welcoming than Buddy Guy's in Chicago. The space is small and intimate, so not a bad seat in the house. They keep the area in front of the stage open, which all...More

Thank Jan_from_Atlanta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The music was really spectacular. Two different bands, both the greatest blues quality. But arriving just after 8, there were no place to sit and was really overcrowded.

Thank Carlos P
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 9 April 2018

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 30 March 2018

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 21 March 2018

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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
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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