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B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

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Address: Times Square, 42nd Street, New York City, NY
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+1 212-997-4144
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00

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Great Music venue!

Excellent spot for music, food & drinks however are quite pricey for what you get.I advise eating elsewhere before a show & keep alcoholic drinks to a minimum or you'll spend a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ruthi K
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San Angelo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was great and the Spirit of God moved. I loved this and I will go back when we visit in June as a family. You step down into a basement with a buffet then the Gospel choir comes on. Visitors are invited to join in. Good food, even for pickiest eaters. Teens complained of no sodas and some... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for lunch and were well cared for. Food was good flavor and fresh. Would recommend for celiac diet or others with gluten free diet choices. Had great collection of memorabilia for fans.

Thank Bull J
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to see Black 47 at BB Kings in NYC on St Patrick's day, 2017. Wrong venue for Black 47. Not the right vibe for that music. The food was gross! The nachos were cold and the ingredients were just piled on top of each other. Chips were stale. Cheese wasn't even melted. Who knows if it was real chicken.... More 

Thank stefb1000
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent spot for music, food & drinks however are quite pricey for what you get.I advise eating elsewhere before a show & keep alcoholic drinks to a minimum or you'll spend a bundle!

Thank Ruthi K
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant for a birthday treat , food and drink were OK.entertainment was really good. The decade of soul night was on for a hour and a half and boy do they entertain you well worth the 23dollars entrance fee would recommend it for fun night out. You don't have to have a meal you can just... More 

Thank Sandra M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, you are coming here for the performer. I have been here twice for one of my favorite singers. Depending on the act and the set up the place can hold 650 people or so. Nice intimate venue. If you are attending a popular show be forewarned that even if you arrive the moment that the doors open, you may... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a BB King fan I just had to visit here on a Sunday for the Harlem Gospel choir who are superb. The food laid out on trestles is good,but busy,all will priced .

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Dracut, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Lucille's. There was a band there and they were good. The food and drinks were good but overpriced. But I guess that's to be expected since we're in Times Square. Location was awesome. It was easy to find. Overall good night.

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Billericay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended but found it by chance ! Better still George Clinton & P Funk were playing ! Great night & one of my NYC highlights = Great

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BB King Blues Club is certainly in a great location, right on 42nd Street. There are two venues there, both below grade. The concert I attended was over sold and the staff had a challenge trying to shepherd the attendees into the club lobby in groups and down the stairs. We waited on a long line in 20 degree weather... More 

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