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Andy's Jazz Club

Jazz Club, Lounge, and American Restaurant
Near North Side, Chicago
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  • T H.
    "One of the best places in the city to hear live jazz."(3 Tips)
    p1nox
    "But you have to go, it's an awesome historical jazz bar!"(2 Tips)
    Tanora S.
    "Great Venue, intimate atmoshpere"(2 Tips)
    InterContinental Chicago
    "Andy's also features great cocktails and a casual dining menu."(3 Tips)
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  • Chicagoist
    ChicagoistAugust 1, 2014
    The jazz at Andy's ranges from hard bop to fusion, traditional to swing, and even Latin jazz and Afro-pop. Andy's makes a perfect nightcap for an evening dining downtown. Read more
  • p1nox
    p1noxAugust 10, 2014
    They have rules. You should buy at least two drinks, you can't record videos and you can't be between the bar and the stage. But you have to go, it's an awesome historical jazz bar!
  • Devrim G.
    Devrim GündüzJune 29, 2016
    One of best jazz clubs I have ever seen. Food is also great. Cocktails are also good. House wines are also tasty.
  • Candice W.
    Candice WoodringNovember 24, 2013
    Wonderful music, great service at dinner, good food. The only complaint is the chairs at the tables need an upgrade they are very uncomfortable. I would return again when in town.
  • Tony J.
    Tony JordanSeptember 29, 2013
    Great music and location...maître 'd staffed poorly...unskilled at helping guests adapt to environment...takes away from the amazing music...
  • Jeff C.
    Jeff ChisholmJune 21, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    One of Chicago's Best-Known and Most-Respected Jazz establishments, historic Andy's offers casually sophisticated dining with a musical menu of Chicago's top Jazz Artists.
  • Eric W.
    Eric WheelerApril 8, 2013
    I'm a vegetarian so I just had drinks, but this dude next to me demolished a rack of ribs and I was drooling the whole time. So get the ribs if you're a carnivore.
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoJanuary 25, 2012
    It’s a comfortable, intimate space; on top of the music, this River North restaurant boasts a respectable menu that tempts jazzheads to make an evening of it. Read more
  • ARDBEG ROCKET
    ARDBEG ROCKETMay 2, 2012
    Ardbeg’s smoky flavor has found many fans here in #Chicago. Perhaps because its smoky flavor is sort of like liquid jazz. Yeah man. Like us on FB: www.facebook.com/ardbegusa
  • Jake P.
    Jake PearceAugust 21, 2011
    Awesome venue for traditional music - however not a great place for food. So my advice is to eat elsewhere and just go for the music. Jazz always makes people feel cool somehow.
  • Tim B.
    Tim BushnellJuly 3, 2016
    Live jazz, great food, wonderful drinks, a nice place to spend the night and unwind or bring a date
  • InterContinental Chicago
    InterContinental ChicagoSeptember 22, 2011
    Showcases local talent playing everything from traditional to modern jazz. Andy's also features great cocktails and a casual dining menu. It's just a short walk from the hotel.
  • Adam M.
    Adam McNeilJanuary 7, 2016
    Great Jazz Music. Need to go early on busy nights to get a good seat. A lot of obstructions if sitting off to the sides.
  • Linda D.
    Linda DJune 13, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The food is great. Pizzas ate wonderful. Also, sliders, caprese salad, scallop app,burgers. Nice selection of wines by the glass.
  • Bedi
    BediDecember 2, 2016
    Get there 15-20 before the program starts, you won't regret it. They make good moscow mules
  • Camilo J.
    Camilo Jaén RussoNovember 25, 2016
    Great environment, the twins rocked that night with their smooth jazz and motivated band.
  • Chad B.
    Chad BuchananJuly 11, 2013
    An historic jazz club and a must-visit when in Chicago. Shockingly, the food is actually decent, and the drink pours are generous. (Ie, not a tourist trap.)
  • Karen R.
    Karen R.December 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Chicago jazz orchestra is by far the best act to see here. Don't waste your time on others. Managers are really bitchy and push people out door if they don't spend enough $
  • Kendall
    KendallMarch 26, 2014
    Great tunes, perfect atmosphere, good service. So wish a certain bar would follow suit 'W B'
  • alberto g.
    alberto giacomelliMay 24, 2013
    Great music, two bands on the stage in less than 2 hours. Nice place for jazz lovers in town
  • Ryan C.
    Ryan CottenAugust 10, 2013
    amazing experience hands down! Fully recommend to any fan of jazz!
  • Dave H.
    Dave HoptonDecember 2, 2011
    One feels classy being here. Great service, though some drinks are pricey - to be expected at a jazz club though.
  • vanton
    vantonJune 11, 2016
    Really authentic jazz place with fantastic jazz groups.
  • Mark W.
    Mark WilhelmsFebruary 23, 2010
    When you're there be sure to order a Pizza for the table!! Andy's Thin Crust is THE BEST kept secret in Chicago. Ribs are very good too!
  • Trish G.
    Trish GalimoreFebruary 25, 2015
    A great jazz venue that has a very chill atmosphere.
  • Jeff C.
    Jeff ChisholmJune 21, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Local performers cover a range of styles from Traditional and Swing to Bop, Fusion, Latin and Afro-Pop.
  • David P.
    David PeigApril 27, 2015
    Great band and very good food. Good beers as well.
  • Jurandyr V.
    Bring the love of your life and your soul too. Great place. Undescribable music !!! Unforgetable moments !!!!
  • Don Y.
    Don YellowlightAugust 22, 2011
    If in Chicago and you like Jazz, you should like this place. Friendly, good music
  • Shelly M.
    Shelly MansurAugust 22, 2011
    Music is always good entertainment... Never eaten here but drink prices are extremely reasonable...
  • Natalie D.
    Natalie DietzJuly 30, 2012
    Kitchen closes promptly at 11 on Sunday's!
  • Michelle O.
    Michelle Osborne-GolphinJanuary 20, 2016
    The Jazz was good. It could have been a little more upbeat.
  • Sam 2.
    Sam 24112013February 20, 2015
    Our first jazz bar in Chicago
  • Ricardo D.
    Ricardo DiazJanuary 29, 2012
    The music was very loud for my taste. But if you like Jazz, it was recommended by the Guide.
  • 'Phoenix Thomas.
    'Phoenix Thomas.March 12, 2011
    Make a reservation if you want to be seated for sure. Gets busy after 8.
  • Darlene O.
    Darlene OConnorMarch 14, 2014
    Stephanie is a great addition to Andys! Bravo!!!
  • Chris N.
    Chris NowakDecember 29, 2011
    Try the carrot cake.... It's incredible!
  • Duane F.
    Duane FairJanuary 1, 2015
    Great atmosphere.. awesome music!
  • Meri S.
    Meri StrowberyDecember 13, 2010
    If you are in the mood for blues music, you can’t miss a visit here!
  • Nikolay K.
    Nikolay KokorinJanuary 8, 2014
    Ribeye steak is very tasty
  • Stephen L.
    Stephen LuoOctober 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Cash only for the entrance, so dumb.
  • Diane C.
    Diane ChangJanuary 9, 2012
    Onion soup and sliders were good.
  • Anthony J.
    Anthony JeffersonAugust 17, 2011
    Great food, great jazz, worst service ever.
  • Adam H.
    Adam HammeredJanuary 16, 2012
    $10 cover. Live music ends at 11.
  • Brendan O.
    Brendan O'NeilJune 20, 2015
    Great live jazz
  • Daniel V.
    The music is very nice
  • Sarah
    SarahJune 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Crinkle fries are the best.
  • Mikkel R.
    Mikkel RossingJuly 4, 2016
    Best cheesecake ever!
  • Angela G.
    Angela GardnerAugust 5, 2013
    Margaritas are great!!
  • Randy W.
    Randy WongMarch 8, 2015
    Ambiance and drinks
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