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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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So awesome I went back the next night

I'm a Buddy Guy and blues fan, so this was perfect for me. It would be great for anyone who likes... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Pretty Good Entertainment, Not So Much for Food

We were here for dinner right after it opened at 5pm long before the main blues groups started up... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Buddy Guy's Legends include his own reputation, plus the amazing array of local and national blues performers drawn to this music hotspot.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cover charge” (44 reviews)
“blues club” (28 reviews)
“great blues” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 03:00
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-427-1190
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm a Buddy Guy and blues fan, so this was perfect for me. It would be great for anyone who likes blues-rock. The dinner performer solo acts were excellent, then the headliners with their small bands were even better. Well worth the $10 cover for...More

Thank BryanMorris
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were here for dinner right after it opened at 5pm long before the main blues groups started up. There was a great solo blues guitar player/singer which we enjoyed listening to for the hour. I had the crawfish étouffée and my coworker had the...More

Thank TheLuckyBucket
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I would not see anything better than Larethra at Blue Chicago the night before last. I was wrong. The Cash Box Kings were here last night and for a moment I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Joe Nosek on Blues...More

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent 2 nights in Chicago and on first night we went to Legends. Fabulous food and the music absolutely wonderful. Thankyou MoJo Daddy - your guitar playing was out of this world.

Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at legends. We enjoyed wonderful blues music from local artists. The night we visited Buddy was in the house. He signed my tshirt and even sang a couple of songs! The drinks were great! Food looked good but we had...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in for an acoustic blue set at dinnertime (no cover). On a weekday evening it was not crowded at all. Eddy Taylor Jr. was playing his regular dinnertime timeslot. Very enjoyable. Ordered the Jambalaya which was very good. Service was a little slow, they...More

Thank MPJensen68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 3 stars are because the food is always delicious, best catfish you will find anywhere, and Buddy's homegrown special craft brew is a great, great beer and a steal at $5.50 for a tall glass. The thing stopping me from an award of 5...More

1  Thank peteberwick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is the food outrageously good, the music is brilliant. Cannot recommend highly enough Matt Hendrix who plays every Tuesday and Thursday - an outstanding and accomplished blues guitar player and singer. Do check this place out, you won't be disappointed.

Thank kernowtraveller77
Reviewed 15 August 2017

First of all, I have good memories of the place. I have , however, never seen a place so hungry for gratuity. On wednesday I bought a 7 $ beer with a twenty dollar bill. The bartender dangled the change before me expecting I'd say...More

1  Thank George K
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on a Friday and found the lunch menu to be somewhat limited but all three of the selections we made were very good. An acoustic guitarist was playing and not only was he good musically, but he was also entertaining...More

Thank Kent F F
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Connie W
26 August 2017|
Response from Gabriel C | Reviewed this property |
$10 cover charge, you need to call the venue and ask who's featuring the night u want to go
Lily A
3 May 2017|
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Response from mary_cipollone | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about ticket sales at Buddy Guy Legends Club. When I had gone to the club it was a last minute decision. I waited in line to get in.
Philip H
23 November 2016|
Response from auntivicki8 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this. Next time, definitely the Blackstone. Wonderful place, less than 2 blocks away.