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Rosa's Lounge

3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-3720
+1 773-342-0452
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The Best Blues Experience, EVER!!!!! The only complaint is that we wanted to say longer!

Of all the things we had on the agenda for a family get together in Chicago, MUSIC and FOOD were at... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Grimsby, Ontario
Great music!

Second time here celebrating spouse's BD. Family along, started at Taxim's. Get there, order a... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Fargo, North Dakota
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Rosa's Lounge operates in the hallowed tradition of Chicago blues lounges, family owned and operated by an Italian immigrant who came to Chicago three decades ago.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“blues bar” (7 reviews)
“chicago blues” (5 reviews)
“great blues” (3 reviews)
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3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-3720
+1 773-342-0452
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Of all the things we had on the agenda for a family get together in Chicago, MUSIC and FOOD were at the top. We wanted the best Blues music to be had in that amazing city. We hit it on this trip! Among other destinations...More

Thank Grimsbybud
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Second time here celebrating spouse's BD. Family along, started at Taxim's. Get there, order a beverage, have a seat and wait for some great music. We had Mike Wheeler, show was excellent although a late start. Either artistic license or the fact it was raining...More

Thank rburdmd
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Had plans for a night at Kingston Mines, but some friends talked us into Rosas Lounge instead. I really liked the atmosphere here. Band was jammin' and so was I :)

1  Thank travlingirl61
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Rosa's Has the best blues in Chicago! Is just about 10 minutes from Chicago downtown. If you want to experience great Chicago blues come to Rosa's. Good drinks... not to expensive Great service...the bartenders are great. No food! Come to listen and enjoy great blues...More

Thank memochciago
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Cool place with decent sound. People are friendly and there to have a good time. Check it out if in the neighborhood.

Thank John G
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Having played there I'm not an impartial critic. I've been going there for years when I'm in the Chicago area and it's always like a good visit with close friends.

Thank CadillacRobSeville
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Had never been to any of the Blues clubs in Chicago. Did a little research and decided on Rosa's. The atmosphere was perfect for a juke joint while nicer than those down south (bathrooms were clean). The service was friendly and the price was right....More

1  Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I gottta say this is my favorite blues club in all of Chicago; ok disclaimer - this is the only blues bar I've visited in Chicago so far, but if they are all this fantastic I'm in for a great time. I can't remember the...More

1  Thank xnmuller
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good music, neighborhood feel, bartender makes you feel like you're in your living room. Don't expect a fancy beer or liquor selection.

1  Thank Ricardo194
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

On our way from Tennessee to Wisconsin my wife and I overnighted at an O'hare hotel and Ubered back to Rosa's ($20 each way) which we enjoyed 20 years ago when we lived in the NW suburbs. We paid online for tickets for $5 above...More

1  Thank jt_powell
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9 August 2016|
Response from rosaslounge | Property representative |
Typically we are closed on Sundays and Mondays. We do have special events that may appear on Sundays therefore it will be an admission. Please check Rosa's Lounge most updated calendar of events at our website.
8 August 2016|
Response from rosaslounge | Property representative |
We have plenty of street meter parking on Armitage Ave. and it is free after 10pm.
20 November 2015|
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Response from rosaslounge | Property representative |
Please go to our website for any future dates: Rosa's lounge