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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 23 February 2016

Fun spot to hear some great Chicago Blues. Check out the calendar and see who is swinging through while you are visiting the area and stop in for some great live music and a drink.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Great place for food and drinks and some blues. Reasonably priced menu that offers lunch and dinner. We go every year and it's always a good place to have fun.

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

The only think who save this bar is the music, because the service was the worst ever! Well no more to say if I couldn't even have my second beer....

2  Thank Lucas D
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Great music and tasty food to accompany it. Went for a show with a group of friends and spent the afternoon there. Price was reasonable and would highly recommend.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great friendly service! I went with my boyfriend and had the best food inspired by New Orleans! The Catfish tenders with lemon hmmm and the vegetable gumbo! He had the Louisiana style gumbo, Wowzers! On top of that a blues band was playing at the...More

Thank VictoriaLynn90
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Best Blues Club. Awesome music and acoustics!!!!! Food is very good and portions are XL at a good value. Great service

Thank JulieFonzi
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The caliber of music available here is widely but what surprised me was the quality of the food. Buddy Guy's had some of the best Southern food I've had anywhere. It was truly an enjoyable experience all around.

Thank St_Paul_Poet
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Buddy Guy's Legends has xcellent southern food and great atmosphere for eating and listening to good music

Thank Meneelyb
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We visited Buddy Guy's during a work trip to Chcago, Excellent value evening with drinks and food of good quality. Cover charge of $10 for the music was exceptional value. Service was also very good. Loved it.

Thank carrow
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Great spot to chill out, catch a good blues singer and have some awesome gumbo or other creole eats.. stay away from the speaker so you can talk.. and don't be offended by the lack of personality of the staff.. they do their job well,...More

Thank workhplayh
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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
2 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
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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