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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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Cubs Lose but Blues Brings Joy

Walk into Legend's, any night of the week can be magic bringing you musical joy! We went to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, WA
Nice music but Buddy and staff are rude

Music was Nice. Got to see Buddy perform. Noticed staff was rude - a big fat black guy would walk... read more

Reviewed 3 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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cover charge” (44 reviews)
“blues club” (29 reviews)
“great blues” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-427-1190
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walk into Legend's, any night of the week can be magic bringing you musical joy! We went to the last game of the year for the Cubs. Yea, they lost 11-1. It was 7-0 after 3 innings. "Let's change pitchers and go to Buddy Guy's"....More

Thank ScottD58
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Music was Nice. Got to see Buddy perform. Noticed staff was rude - a big fat black guy would walk on the aisles asking customers tô move their chairs. When we left Buddy was signing autographs on his CDs. I asked to put my name...More

Thank Moraes75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for the free acoustics set. The service was nice and the musician was average. The drinks are expensive but abersge for the South Loop area.

Thank OTM330
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with some friends when in town for a conference. Arrive before 7 and get happy hour prices and no cover charge. For a basket of catfish and fries and cornbread for 7 bucks and was filling. The musician played great. The food and...More

1  Thank Kent S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great blues club. No big name performers (although on any given night Buddy can appear on stage). Fairly intimate venue, lots of energy and fun. We were there on 10/3 and really enjoyed the Mike Dangeroux Band

Thank Jeff McB from ME
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay. Full disclosure. My review may be somewhat colored by the fact on the evening we decided to go hear some Chicago blues and grab some Cajun food, the proprietor of Buddy Guy's Legends happened to stop by to have a drink at the bar...More

2  Thank AsylumResident
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was the last night and there was only one option after my special visit to Jazz Showcase on Saturday. Buddy’s was rocking to the core and it was packed, people dancing with the singer, who was fantastic and it lasted for 1hr and 30mins....More

Thank Jermaine J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place and boy was I pleased. The food was good, drinks were good and Luke Pytal and his band were awesome! I enjoyed the drinks on the house just because. If you're ever in Chi-town be sure to stop in!

1  Thank Godis J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the privilege of meeting Buddy himself as he took to the stage for an impromptu song. What a man and voice at his age, he's still got it all. Great surroundings full of his awards and photos creating a great atmosphere . The...More

1  Thank stuartr975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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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
22 November 2016|
Response from auntivicki8 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this. Next time, definitely the Blackstone. Wonderful place, less than 2 blocks away.