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Underground Wonder Bar

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Address: 10 E Walton St, Chicago, IL 60611-1413
Phone Number: +1 312-266-7459
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16:30 - 04:00
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Sun - Fri 16:30 - 04:00
Sat 16:30 - 05:00

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Great local place

We went to Underground on an open jam night - the musicians were constantly changing and made the whole experience great. The music was fantastic, and always entertaining.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2015
Emily D
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Altoona, Iowa
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I just had my birthday party at the Wonder bar, and I have to tell you I was truly amazed with this bar. A friend had recommended it, and since we are from out of town I reached out to the bar to get reservations for our big party. It was absolutely no problem, they were happy to accommodate, and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Do yourselves a favour and go to see Katie Kadan, anywhere you can, but try the Underground Wonderbar 710 North Clark St Chicago. Great venue, reasonably priced drinks, friendly atmosphere. Katie is brilliant. Think Amy Winehouse meets Etta James. Thank you Katie.

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Thank 136davemcc
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Huge disappointment, they advertised Vegan friendly menu as well as live music, uh, kitchen was closed, chef quit, they mentioned there was a venue next door that had " bar food" burgers wing etc, the food was terrible, the live music was equally bad. An expensive lesson for sure.

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2 Thank Erwin P
New York, United States
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Went there with a large group, apparently the cook quit that day so there was no food although the menu offered vegan and non vegan choices which was why we went. We were told to order food from the restaurant next door which sent the worst food ever!! The drinks at the Wonder Bar were not worth it either! Chicago... More 

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1 Thank Carmen Leonor S
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here on a Friday night around 10:30pm. We paid a $15 each cover charge. At first when Lonie and her band started their set on the main level, I didn't think it would be my thing, but once they got going, it was great. One of the bartenders, who was also the trombonist and a... More 

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Guttenberg, Iowa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Calendar on the website advertised music from 12:30-3:30. Yeah, not so much. The old place delivered. The new place disappoints

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1 Thank Rabeccaj
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48 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

We went to Underground on an open jam night - the musicians were constantly changing and made the whole experience great. The music was fantastic, and always entertaining.

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Thank Emily D
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a fantastic night!?! Live music that kept us moving until the early hours of the morning. One of Sven's favourites in Chicago and now one of Gwen's also :) Such a wonderful way to experience the city's live music scene.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The new one somehow...doesn't match to my preferences. I loved the reggae nights - sundays. Loonie Walker and her sons ar ea very creative people I like smoked jons and other talented Chicago blues men.

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Lichfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

We visited this bar while on a 3 night break in Chicago. We intended to listen to the 8 - 10 pm music set but got chatting to some of the locals and, in particular Matthew the barman, and ended up leaving at 1.30 am. Fantastic evening of great music, beer and conversation. Would definitely recommend the Underground Wonder Bar... More 

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