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Kingston Mines

2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
+1 773-477-4646
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Nice place.

Great Music. Great Food (a lot of food). Cold beer. Corey Dennison was playing that night. He... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert M
Des Moines, Iowa
Fun nighttime entertainment

Went here with friends and had a good time. There are two stages and the place for more crowded... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sarah I
Nairobi, Kenya
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great blues” (51 reviews)
“blues club” (35 reviews)
“chicago blues” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 19:30 - 04:00
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 6 days ago

Great Music. Great Food (a lot of food). Cold beer. Corey Dennison was playing that night. He is the best. Make a trip here just to see him as we try and catch a show of his every time we are in Chicago. Our waitress...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here with friends and had a good time. There are two stages and the place for more crowded later into the evening. TVs on the wall show the opposite stage, so you'll know when another set is going on. We didn't eat there, but...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place was suggested by some friends. They have two stages, with the two bands playing alternate one hour shows. This creates a very nice dynamic as people shuffles through the bar. We were there on a Monday night and the place was full (but...More

Thank Francesco M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning to this bar anyway and were pleasantly surprised to find a Blues festival happening so that was great. Music was good and the staff were very friendly and courteous. It was open till 5.00am but we didn't stay that long. Well worth...More

Thank Myleene F
Reviewed 1 week ago

That is a really cool place. Two stages with bands one after the other. Real blues music and nice atmosphere. You can eat and drink with simplifies your evening. A lot of pictures all around the club showing the history of the place and the...More

Thank 783franckm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time here... went on a Friday and the place was packed! Would definitely recommend it if you are into jazz or blues!

Thank Nidhi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rocked up just to see who was on so there were two bands one in each room sequentially. good selection of beers and not too expensive staff very helpful and wide mix of clientele - shame we couldn't stay longer just a short walk...More

Thank Bad4Bears
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place now reeks of a seemingly mega-corporate contrived "blues" bar concept in a desperate attempt to lure unsuspecting/naive tourists into thinking they are getting a blues bar experience by pandering to tourists and lazily playing top 40. A true shame since this WAS a...More

2  Thank ricktravels2000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Chicago to hear blues music. Liked the venue but the music was a bit too rock like for my taste. Would have preferred more authentic blues. But, it was a good night regardless

1  Thank stelkyriacou
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great place, great environment and great music. Staff are very friendly so are the bands. I didn't try the food but they have a large selection of drinks.

Thank Bader A
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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My partner and I will be coming straight from a cubs day game in July and this seems like such a cool place to see out our first full night in Chicago. Im Scottish so any daytime weather above 20 degrees requires shorts 😓. Is there a dress code? Will I be shunned for the shorts?
14 June 2017|
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Response from Rachel R | Reviewed this property |
Casual for sure! You'll fit right in.
Da Casa d
Is it allowed for under 21 years old? I wanna go tomorrow with my family, but my daughter is 18.
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
Should we still buy tickets in advance even if we wont be at the venue until 10pm or so?
1 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!