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B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

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237 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036 40.756898 -73.988803
nr. Seventh Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-997-4144 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: Jazz Club, Bar Food, Brunch, Live Music, Restaurant & Bar, Theme
Photo by Yun Cee Ng

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Official Website

bbkingblues.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, 11am-1am; Fri-Sat, 11am-2am

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S at Times Sq.-42nd St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

When pop music's dinosaurs stomped through New York in years past, they had no choice but to head for a high-art theater, a beat-up club, or an overpacked bar downtown. Now classic rockers like Peter Frampton and Blue Öyster Cult and R&B legends like Chic and George Clinton play the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, an intimate but spacious Times Square supper club that ranges well beyond its titular subject matter. And while the décor isn't without its concessions to the celebrity-restaurant conceit—saxophone-shaped beer taps, a small souvenir store upstairs—it's got great sound and sight lines, a refreshing no-attitude ambience, and table-service food that's actually good enough for a restaurant—there's even one in the next room.


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