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Ground Zero Blues Club

) #2 of 37 Restaurants in Clarksdale $$ - $$$ American, ,
Blues Alley, 0, Clarksdale, MS
+1 662-621-9009
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Blues Alley, 0, Clarksdale, MS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is rough and uncared for. Graffiti is absolutely everywhere. It used to be fun when it was just on the walls, but now it is on every surface. Service was very slow and all the food is served in plastic baskets.

Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was interesting. We were there late afternoon, the staff was very friendly. I would go back when they had a band playing and would try out the food.

Thank cindylK4289WQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for a fundraiser for Pinetop Kids! The music was unbelievable. With famous Blues bands one right after another. Dance floor is available. We had some crawfish.. lots of work, but fun with friends!

Thank TaraV777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can get served, the food is good. This place never has half the staff they need. For a place this busy, it is an insult to the customer. I now avoid it, just due to lack of staff. One bartender and one waitress...More

Thank sarahelaine07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a road trip from Memphis to New Orleans, my husband wanted to stop at this place. We planned our road trip and arrived on a Wednesday afternoon in Clarksdale. Since we were staying at the Delta Cotton Company Apartments above the club, we decided...More

Thank CosmosMomLA
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Enjoyed our time at GZ...fundraiser for the Pinetop Kids foundation, some GREAT LIVE blues...top acts like John PRIMER from Chicago made for a special night on my 1st visit to Clarksdale MS

Thank zaharajewel
Reviewed 14 May 2017

we enjoyed our visit last evening VERY much....a local scene happening, mayor in attendance a fund raiser for the PINETOP kids foundation, great blues and joie de vivre...lotsa overseas flags and people from around the whirled come to THIS historical club where all the GREATS...More

Thank r s
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went in to buy a Ground Zero t shirt. They had almost none available, certainly not in my size. Drove all the way from Memphis figured I would at least eat some tamales. 20 minutes later still no one had come to wait on me....More

1  Thank James V
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while searching for the ghost of Robert Johnson. Great atmosphere and an amazing fried green tomato blt. I want to come back when there is a band.

Thank Troou2
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Atmospheric bar restaurant offering inexpensive food that is tasty. On (many) evenings it is open with live music. Nb on evenings when music is not scheduled - typically Sunday through Tuesday - the place is closed. However, open for tasty lunches (and recorded music) Mondays...More

Thank Broomhillal
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there music at lunch, or just dinner?
18 October 2016|
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Response from Alton R | Reviewed this property |
I only experienced live music during dinner, never lunch
susan c
Is the Ground Zero Blues Club smoke free?
27 August 2015|
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Response from beckyb922 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is
What is there to do in Clarksdale on Sunday?
14 July 2015|
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Response from Robynne W | Reviewed this property |
I went midweek, I would assume all would be open weekends. Well worth a visit!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blues Alley, 0, Clarksdale, MS
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-621-9009
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