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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar Chicago

#237 of 7,715 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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329 N Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610 (Wacker)
+1 312-923-2000
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enter in house of blues it's the some you enter in a amazing show of high music talent singers. And at the some time you drink a eat something. The food will not surprised you, but forget drink and listening the music it's the best you will find here.

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Thank Bernardo C
Kalamazoo
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went early and toured around the place. The amount of Blues history and memorabilia is really a sight to see. The Gospel Brunch is a very nice buffet that ends in a Gospel service. Lots of great music and preaching. The buffet features lots of southern dishes, a carving station, chicken and waffles and a cash bar. Mimosas are... More 

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Thank Kalamadrew
Munich, Germany
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to listen to some music, than this is the right place. Every night there are two shows. Food is nothing special

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Thank MarcoArt
Lebanon, New Hampshire
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were staying at the Hotel Chicago across the street. Had a wonderful meal, great wait staff and enjoyed some Blues.

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Thank smm405
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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273 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here because we had a Restaurant.com coupon so it was a great value. We were seated immediately and our server was very good. We started with corn bread and voodoo shrimp which were delicious. We both had the NY strip for our entrée which was a great price for $27. They were prepared perfectly and the sides were... More 

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Thank Kim449
California City, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The music was amazing. We bought a CD from the guitarist. I ordered shrimp and grits but it wasn't the typical grits. These grits were fried. I was skeptical about eating it but it was amazing. I would definitely recommend this dish.

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Thank sassyme70
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The concerts and shows have a very small amount of sitting around the bar area upstairs. So plan on standing the whole time you're there. They closely monitor if you sit on a stair or anything and threaten to kick you out. My biggest problem was the way their staff treated customers. They act like your in a prison and... More 

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Thank Ken G
Alyssa M, Manager at House of Blues Restaurant & Bar Chicago, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for your feedback -- I am so sorry to hear about your experience at our venue. That's definitely not the norm for us so we'd love to get a few more details from you and try to make this right ASAP. Would you mind sending us a message with your phone number so one... More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Gospel brunch is well worth a visit. Food was delicious - great buffet with loads of options, including gluten free ones. Highlights were chicken and waffle, and mac & cheese. Mimosas were mostly orange juice, but for under $50 we'll worth it. The gospel music was great, and really good fun.

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Thank laurenkelsey21
Espoo, Finland
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really great option! The atmosphere is special, food is good, plenty of drinks. And, of course, the live music. Again not too many vegetarian options, I had a Caesar salad. My husband had a New York strip he really liked.

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Thank Sanski66
Baraboo
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stopped here for drinks and to listen to some live music. There was no cover charge for the band that was playing in the bar/restaurant. Being the day of the St. Patty's Day parade, most bars and restaurants were quite crowded, but we were able to get a drink easily enough and after about 10 minutes a few seats... More 

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Thank Shelly E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 N Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610
    (Wacker)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-923-2000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?