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Biscuits and Blues

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Address: 401 Mason St., Cross Street at Geary St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone Number:
+1 415-292-2583
Today
17:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Since its' founding in 1995 Biscuits and Blues has made a home in the heart...

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.

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Great show but food is expensive.

The blues show was excellent with great musicians. Sound was a bit disequilibreated as piano and voice were buried behind guitar and drums. Food was good but overpriced. Service... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
DiaPolo
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Saguenay, Canada
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Saguenay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The blues show was excellent with great musicians. Sound was a bit disequilibreated as piano and voice were buried behind guitar and drums. Food was good but overpriced. Service is excellent, prompt and courteous.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not have dinner, but some drinks and we listened to real good blues music. It seems more like a small concert room than a restaurant. Everybody were sitting at their tables listening. If you want good music, this can be recommended. If you want to party, this is not the place.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were visiting San Fransisco and came to Biscuits and Blues on a friends recommendation. It was a fantastic evening of incredible blues music and tasty home-style southern food. It's a small venue so there are no bad seats. Service was fast and efficient and the music made the night memorable! Definitely will return

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

At the corner of Mason and Geary, close to Union Square this tiny club always proposing some very good shows. Each time I'm going to SF, I go there and I've never been deceived ! The southern food is pretty decent as the price ! Love it

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Woodside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

B+B is an awesome dinner and blues place. the food is southern style (fired chicken is outstanding) and delicious. they attract some of the best blues musicians around. there is not a bad seat in the house. if you enjoy blues music, there is no better place in SF.

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Gold River, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Downstairs, cozy venue. (Holds about 100 guests.) Music almost every night. Often two shows. The best in the blues genre. Really good food....if you like fried chicken, you MUST try this. The service was terrific...very attentive. A little pricey so would not be a place I would go to regularly but worth going. A fun night!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The food is fine - not great - but perfectly adequate. Good house red by the glass BUT the entertainment and atmosphere was brilliant!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We really enjoyed this club. It's not slick or modern but homey and 1970 in feel. But nevertheless it's very popular as patrons just kept on rolling in the night we were there. The menu is Deep South cuisine - Gumbo, Jumbalaya, fried green tomatoes and Fried chicken and their chef is good. Our food was spicy and very authentic... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

They have shows at 7 and 9 pm. It is not a big venue. They serve drinks and food. Menu is not extensive what is a good sign. No complaints ! Entrance ticket is 20$. The night we came it was blues, awesome group. Would definately go again.

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Weesp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We say Moreland and Arbuckle here in september. What a show. The venue is great, set up for an intimate concert. Food was very good, was a bit dark eating at the table, but thats all part of it. recomended! Drinks are expensive.

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