Kingston Mines - Chicago
Since 1968, Kingston Mines has not only served as a Chicago blues institution, but a worldwide phenomenon. Musicians and tourists from all over visit this Lincoln Park music venue for entertainment 365 days a year.
Kingston Mines boasts two main stages, with bands switching off between sets. It features local and national talent, plus resident artists you'll find onstage weekly.
The menu, served late night, offers soul food favorites, including barbecue ribs, fried chicken, red beans and rice, and jalapeno corn bread muffins. While many of the dishes are fried, guests have the option of ordering a few such as catfish and shrimp in other styles. They may order them grilled or blackened. There's a full bar menu.