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Kingston Mines

2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
+1 773-477-4646
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
31 Mar 2018
“Still great after all these years”
31 Jan 2018
“Music awesome, beware the food”
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Made a point to see how Kingston Mines is holding up on our Chicago visit. It was great in the late 90's when I'd make the trek down from college in the days I had more time than money but already had a soft spot...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Great music, great ambiance. Two stages that alternate with about a 90 minute set for each band. Proper blues place. We tried the food but it wasn’t great

Thank flattopsteve
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

What a great place! Bands were awsome, quality music! Food was ok, but you need to order directly at the kitchen. You can order drinks from your table.

Thank ana carolina f
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The two bands/two stages/two rooms format is very nice! People shuffles, mixes and have fun. Plus, the two bands we found were great!

Thank Francesco M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We went to Kingston Mines after a friends wedding and we had missed dinner at the wedding. Thank God for the food being sold in the back. The menu had a lot of great options. I highly recommend the breaded shrimp and fries. The loaded...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I think this is one of the best experiences for me going to a bar with live bands playing. Blues music is I think a genre that requires a lot of talent from interpreters, an here you will find that for sure! Besides, service is...More

Thank jhriverap
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Basic food, but OK and easy to eat while you enjoy the music. Nice selection of beer and various spirits. ;Price very acceptable

Thank 783franckm
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Kingston Mines is top blues bar in Chicago. It's brilliant. 2 live bands on, the one we listened to were excellent. It's a bit underground, feels very cool place. No draught beer, only cans & bottles but good choice. Food was tremendous - mostly southern...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I'd give the place 5 stars except for the parking and the occasional clown who decides to sneak a smoke INSIDE in the men's room.The food is great but slow so order early.The music is a monster!There are 2 stages so you get 2 shows...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Absolutely the best blues I have ever heard. Second time I've been and was not disappointed. There are 2 rooms. Music happens in one, then you immediately move to the second room once the first is finished. No interruptions.... Blues just keeps on coming!

Thank chrisjmp
Lincoln Park
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 4:00 AM
8:00 PM - 4:00 AM
8:00 PM - 4:00 AM
8:00 PM - 4:00 AM
8:00 PM - 4:00 AM
7:00 PM - 4:00 AM
7:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-477-4646
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