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Kingston Mines

2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
+1 773-477-4646
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If you like leaving a venue smelling of old chip fat then this is a place for you. Food burnt and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malaga, Spain
via mobile
My kind of club

First time here, had heard it was a laid-back place with great blues and it was. Julius and Julie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springfield, Missouri
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Kingston Mines is a blues music nightclub with 2 rooms, 2 stages and 2 bands & live music all night, 365 nights/year. We're the home of Doc's Rib Joint with ribs, wings & more right in the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park, on Chicago's North Side. Looking for a venue to host your next party or get together? Kingston Mines is the perfect venue for large or small groups alike! Ask about our party plans.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great blues” (52 reviews)
“blues club” (37 reviews)
“chicago blues” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 19:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
Lincoln Park
+1 773-477-4646
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like leaving a venue smelling of old chip fat then this is a place for you. Food burnt and over priced, a bad sound system unless you're at the front by the stage and just disappointing all in all. 3 out of 5...More

Thank Elvisliveshere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here, had heard it was a laid-back place with great blues and it was. Julius and Julie were awesome, made our time there special. Great music, too. Throw back to great blues joints with nothing fancy.

1  Thank DangerDan77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vance Hughes and the Backstreet candy lickers rocked the house! The bar service was excellent and the food good. My wife and I enjoyed a great night out!

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rotating bands keep you moving and singing along! The level of talent is very high. It is a fun venue.

Thank P B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my crew to Kingston Mines. Most were not from Chicago. We had a great time. The bands were great and service top notch. Highly recommended for out of towers who want a taste of chicago.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful way to spend an evening. The club has two separate stages where performs perform in alternating schedule. Making it the largest and oldest Blues Club in Chicago.

Thank PA_Family-Travels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I just spent a weekend in Chicago, and took the suggestion of a friend who grew up there to spend an evening at Kingston Mines. We weren't disappointed by the trip to Lincoln Park for three hours of terrific music (Joanna Connors...More

Thank Yahoomac
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

WOW. What an amazing place. The music and atmosphere was brilliant. Get yourself a beer then sing and dance the night away.

Thank Melanie P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go to a blues bar whilst we were in Chicago and Kingston Mines was recommended to us by a tour guide. It was absolutely fantastic! The music was incredible - the performers were so talented and focused more on playing/singing than they...More

Thank Lula T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Great music, selection of beers, friendly service, very relaxed atmosphere. Tasty food cooked to order. Didn't want to leave, but had to get up the next morning for work. Would definitely return if we make it out to Chicago again.

Thank SequoiaWoking
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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15 June 2017|
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Response from Rachel R | Reviewed this property |
Casual for sure! You'll fit right in.
Da Casa d
26 May 2017|
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Response from Garry S | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that the liquor age in Illinois is 21 so I don't believe that they would allow anyone in under that age. But find their phone number and call to double check.
Emily Y
2 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel R | Reviewed this property |
We bought tickets off of Groupon because they were half price, otherwise I don't know if I'd get them in advance. I just checked Groupon and the deal is still on there!