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Biscuits and Blues

401 Mason St., Cross Street at Geary St., San Francisco, CA 94102
+1 415-292-2583
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Terrible/Expensive Food

We enjoyed the live music, but for three of us to pay about €50 a head for food that was quite... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
grecoLiverpool
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liverpool
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Good food and a great show!

We went mostly for the live music and the band was great. The show was about 1 1/2 hours. There was... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
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Since its' founding in 1995 Biscuits and Blues has made a home in the heart of San Francisco and has served hot biscuits and cool blues ever since. The venue is lucky to have some of the best Blues musicians in the world right here in the city, and has been honored time and time again as the Bay Area's #1 Blues club. For 20 years Biscuits and Blues has earned the respect of the Blues community and has been named America's #1 Blues nightclub by both the Blues Foundation and by the Bay Area Blues Society. Six nights a week Biscuits and Blues works to keep the blues alive with two shows a night. If it's Blues, they approve: Delta, Chicago, Texas, Boogie-woogie, Gospel, Old-time, Jazz, Brass and Soul. On any given night you'll find ribs on the grill, New Orleans-style Gumbo in the pot, and Creole Jambalaya hot off the pan. Biscuits and Blues also serves California wines, local microbrews and their signature selection of specialty cocktails from their full service bar.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“great blues” (13 reviews)
“blues club” (10 reviews)
“live blues” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
401 Mason St., Cross Street at Geary St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Union Square
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+1 415-292-2583
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the live music, but for three of us to pay about €50 a head for food that was quite poor...... I had the shrimp ceviche - never seen anything like it - and then crawfish etouffée, a stew comprising unidentifiable items, plus a...More

Thank grecoLiverpool
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We went mostly for the live music and the band was great. The show was about 1 1/2 hours. There was a $20 for the show. We also had dinner which was very good.

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Steven S, Manager at Biscuits and Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write your review and thanks for the visit. See you again soon. SS

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Biscuits and blues is a downstairs bar on Mason. Very small tables are set up so patrons can watch the stage. Sit at the sides for the best view. Our server was good. Food was basically pub grub, okay but no seasoning at all. Nachos...More

Thank Ayalax
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I played in the jazz band all through high school and college. I have been to New Orleans a few times, and through most of Louisiana's cities and major towns. The food was good and authentic. The service was ok The bathrooms were ok The...More

Thank christophermiller1
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived there late, but everything was fine ! The service was great, and the show was amazing ! Make sure you reserved before showing up, the place can be packed on weekends !

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We found this place on the internet and went to hear live music. We were very surprised at how great everything was. The owner greeted us and escorted us to a great table. The service was fantastic, and the food was over the top. You...More

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I checked this venue out on YouTube and it looked great.live blues with dinner.I tried to book the after 9 show but could could only get 6.30.I guessed the demand was high So I paid fifty dollars for 2 tickets and expected the place to...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Found this great place early in our holiday saw a good act backed up with good food and service. We liked it so much that when our son and his friends arrived in town we took them along. This time we saw a brilliant act...More

Thank Phil-Bram
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted some jazz, walked in to random performance. Was half empty, nice comfortable sitting, good service. The Jazz itself was nice, good performance, but we have seen better in SF, too bad Jazz Bistro closed..

Thank Lena R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Blues by candlelight. We tried a few different items off the menu (biscuits, fried mac and cheese, a few beers) and thought the food was average. It's a unique setting though and with the right music it's a lovely little club to visit. Not a...More

Thank katyb1980
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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Audrey G
20 August 2017|
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Response from IamSamIam1 | Reviewed this property |
We dressed business casual but could of dressed up or down and it would have been acceptable.
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travlinmonkey
10 June 2016|
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Response from BiscuitsandBluesSF | Property representative |
Hi travlinmonkey, dancing is permitted with respect to our other guests. We are a seated venue but there is usually somewhere in the room that you can dance without interrupting the experience and setting of the club... More
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Ann R
4 June 2016|
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Response from BiscuitsandBluesSF | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely Ann. We are an all ages venue!
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