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Rosa's Lounge

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Out of the way, but worth the effort!!

$18 Uber there and $14 back. Rico McFarland Band was playing – we opted for the $20 tickets with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nez D
Huntington, New York
The Blues!!

Fantastic evening at a most unusual neighborhood landmark. A small venue, one must remember to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
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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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3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-3720
+1 773-342-0452
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$18 Uber there and $14 back. Rico McFarland Band was playing – we opted for the $20 tickets with reserved seating (a $5 premium to get a seat). It wasn’t that crowded so I guess we could have just paid $15 each, but we didn’t...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic evening at a most unusual neighborhood landmark. A small venue, one must remember to print & bring the tickets. This is not a “scan from your phone” spot. Arrive early to secure a seat & bring your own food, as this is strictly cash...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Such a great place to hear live blues music, see established and up and coming musicians! The atmosphere was warm and cozy with very friendly staff. Had some great drinks, ordered pizza from down the street and had an amazing evening of listening to fantastic...More

1  Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Joh Primer was amazing! It was exactly what I wanted for my first blues experience in Chi-town. Thank you!

Thank clkthomson
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I was visiting my cousin for Memorial Day Weekend. I wanted to hear a live band with great music, atmosphere and NO KIDS!! Vance & The Backstreet gave a great show!!!!! I'll be back next year :-)

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

BEST Bathroom ever. Not to be missed if you love the Blues! May be out of the way but worth the effort.

Thank klotzba
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We wanted a blues night out in Chicago and got it in spades. The music and the atmosphere were simply amazing. Was so good I felt like I was on the set of a movie. Will go down as one of my best nights out...More

1  Thank Gh0stly
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Traveling to Chicago for 10 days, listening to good Blues was high on my wish list. My cousin took me to Rosa's lounge, where Chicago Wind was playing, featuring Matthew Skoller. Man, can he play the harmonica! Rosa's lounge was authentic, people were there for...More

1  Thank Talita H
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

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Cathy O
29 January 2018|
Response from rosaslounge | Property representative |
Please don't hesitate to call Tony at Rosa's Lounge 773-342-0452
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.