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B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

Open today: 11:00 - 00:00
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Great vibe

Great food, Good Vibe Great people. Shows are awesome and athspohere is wonderful..You wont be... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Tima J
Nice and personal

I am a fan of BB Kings night clubs, because they offer live entertainment and the house band is... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Christian W
West Palm Beach, Florida
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B.B. King Blues Club & Grill is the premier live music venue in New York City located in the heart of Times Square.
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237 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7211
+1 212-997-4144
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are considering BB King's for New Year's Eve my only advice to you is RUN! We attempted to go there last year (2017/2018), purchased very expensive tickets and despite tickets which said 7 PM show time were forced to wait outside in record...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MelissaE1428
Reviewed 2 October 2018

BB King's was a great club with a wide stage, and the theater had great acoustics. Also, anything that makes me think about my favorite blues musician is a fabulous thing.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Devon C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great food, Good Vibe Great people. Shows are awesome and athspohere is wonderful..You wont be dissapointed.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tima J
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I am a fan of BB Kings night clubs, because they offer live entertainment and the house band is always awesome. I particularly like this location because is in on Broadway in New York in heart of the city. I also like this location because...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Christian W
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The Harlem Gospel Choir where an absolute joy to sea and hear perform. Each one of them charming and engaging. The choir in full flow with the audience on their feet dancing and singing along was wonderful to be part off. Just to see the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Intimate setting, great seats, reasonably priced and the BEST Blues in town!! We saw Darlene Love and her awesome band/back-up singers perform! Basically, an emotional and religious experience! WHY HAS NYC ALLOWED THIS MUSICAL LANDMARK TO CLOSE?!?!?!?!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BBGFlute
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The ribs are fall off the bone and delicious. Our meals, 4 bone rib diner, had good portions. Our server Michael was great. He looked after us well. Music was great. An overall great evening.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CdnFirstTraveller
Reviewed 12 May 2018

If I could rate both separately I would give the wonderful Harlem Gospel Choir 5* and the venue 1* The brunch buffet is fine, a bit like queuing for school dinners, but we were here for the choir so not a problem to us. Having...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank balel
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The sound system is pretty good here, and it looks nice visually. Everything else is awful. I was moved 3x after purchasing a 'preferred seating' ticket for $97. Apparently no staff knew what that actually meant. I was moved from table to table, being told...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank L B
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This club is about to close. They get some great acts -- we saw Parliament/Funkadelic, which was great as always. But the club is not very nice. Seating ran out almost immediately and the sound system was way too loud and didn't do justice to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Xman_7
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Response from itinerant_too | Reviewed this property |
Line up when I was there in November
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Response from ReRioBrasilLondres | Reviewed this property |
I have booked a table in advance as I heard that the place usually sells out fast.
3 February 2018|
Response from Julian E | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any children on my visit. The US has strange laws on places that serve alcohol and children. It would be no issue in Europe but I would call and check as I suspect they would not be allowed but would like to be... More