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Buddy Guy's Legends

#104 of 7,856 Restaurants in Chicago}
€€ - €€€American, ,
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
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700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Too long to wait for that kind of food. Not worth it and significantly overpriced. Not paying to have the staff being rude towards my guests

Thank markstcft
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We try to visit this place every time we are in Chicago. This visit was over Thanksgiving and we stopped in to eat a late lunch on Wednesday. We just missed the live music but ate a good meal of gumbo and catfish. Service was...More

Thank maldenmusic
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a famous place in Chicago. A friend of mine recommended this place for blues and we really enjoyed it!

Thank arpin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to be in Chicago for a few days for conferences, and really wanted a chance to visit Buddy Guy's Legends. Being Blues fan's, it was a must. The memorabilia was extremely interesting, and so was the menu! Louisiana fare, and lot's...More

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

the music experience in buddy guy's did not disappoint, and i would recommend it as a place to visit, but not to eat! The food looked good and was plentiful but we could hardly eat it because of the amount of salt and sugar in...More

1  Thank Aoifenr
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did not book in advance, but went early for dinner and drinks and stayed for the music. You have to pay a cover charge of USD 10 after 08.00 pm. Good menu and nice food and service. The atmosphere was good and intimate and...More

Thank marialM3280HR
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely evening here. Got in around 7.30 (free to get in) to get a good seat near the stage, watched an acoustic set and then they collected $10 to stay for the main event. Had dinner which was reasonably priced and really nice....More

1  Thank Neil R
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to spend evening in Chicago that's the right one. Live music for 10$ only, and you are with the people from all around the world. You can listen music, you can drink, you can eat, and before all...More

Thank Vlado3
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Took in a night of blues at buddy guys restaurant, first time there and loved everything about it! Drinks and food was tasty, but the live music 🎶 was what Chicago is about! The cause was prostrate awareness, everyone came out to support! I enjoy...More

Thank Steady2015
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I paid $15 for a ticket to see a show, and I assumed that I would be able to sit at a table and order food. The place was packed when I arrived, and one of the employees told me that you had to arrive...More

Thank brent s
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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1 December 2017|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
I couldn't find anyone in particular on the website, but maybe try sending an email to Buddy Guy's personal assistant Annie Lawlor. I found her email address on the website by clicking on Buddy Guy, then going to Booking... More
12 May 2017|
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Response from mtkippers | Reviewed this property |
I am not for certain but I would assume during the day and early dinner time a 15 year old is fine. At some point during the evening they start to charge; all who remains and anyone who is entering. At that point during the... More
3 January 2017|
Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
If he starts at 9:30, get there by 8:00.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-427-1190
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