Green Mill

Green Mill

4802 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL
(773) 878-5552 serving: Far North Side, Uptown
open:Daily 12pm-4am

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
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Bars & Pubs, 21 & Over, After Hours, Live Music, Smoking Permitted, Jazz, American Express Accepted, Cash, Bars & Clubs, Nightclubs, Lounges, Taverns, Restaurants,

The Low Down


The Extras: After the slam, at 11pm, Patricia Barber takes the stage. A rare jewel of Chicago nightlife, this adventurous pianist-vocalist has built a large, loyal following.

When to Go: At 7pm every Sunday night, the city's original Poetry Slam draws a steady clientele; cover is only $6.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Phenomenal home away from home for Chicago jazzheads.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
The Mill's notoriety dates back to Prohibition, when Chicago gangsters used the club as a headquarters. With only passing regard to the featured attraction, young hipsters crowd the club these days, with fervent jazz…
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Cool and Fun
By Guest G. at Judy's Book

I went this past Sunday for the music and poetry slam for the first time. It was great! I have not had this much fun in Chi-town since I moved here... Read More

By Cara D at Insider Pages

If you love Jazz, you must go here! They have top notch talent, and a great place for it! It is a perfect place to go out and have some drinks and... Read More

Why has the Green Mill fallen!
By Elle67 at Citysearch

The night started well enough, for a place that only takes cash and overcharges on drinks. The atmosphere was kind of somber, the tables were dirty... Read More

The Green Mill is for real.
By domegreen at Citysearch

First off, for anyone who loves jazz, this is probably the best club in the country, not just Chicago. I find it funny some think it is pretentiou... Read More

Great Music Great Venue
By Elizabeth P at Insider Pages

Walking into the Green Mill brings you back in time to the 1920s. The Green Mill is one of notorious gangster Al Capone's former speakeasies from ... Read More