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Had a ball , food and drinks were great ... read more
Valencia Covington via google.com - Nov 28, 2021
Really expensive, but worth it, good customer service.
Zabrina Rose via google.com - Nov 23, 2021
I'm in love with this place and the owner is amazing.
Tosha Guin via google.com - Nov 18, 2021
I had a very nice dine in experience here. The waitress was super great and the food was delicious. Great vegan options!!
Danielle Cozzola via google.com - Nov 18, 2021
It's what soul food should be! My girlfriend caters and I cook as well. Rare to find a restaurant that cooks as well as we do. Everything was amazing!
Kevin Bradley via google.com - Nov 14, 2021
Food was delicious! Seasoned just right. Prompt customer service, she explained everything we needed to know. Thank you very much! We will definitely be back!!!
Esther Thomas via google.com - Nov 7, 2021
Today was rather disappointing... Neil St. Blues like many other establishments is unfortunately, short-staffed or at least they were today. After being seated it was 10 mins before we were acknowledged, another 15 before we got plates, another 5-7 before we went asking for silverware to eat with, another 5-7 before we had beverages, ... read more
Tammy W. via google.com - Nov 1, 2021
The food was pretty good and the service was great. We came in close to closing but never felt rushed.
Erika James via google.com - Oct 27, 2021
Good food good service...friendly attitudes.....
Leslie Smith via google.com - Oct 26, 2021
Came back 2 years later and it was even better!!!!
Brent Fritzler via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
The place to go for soul food.
Aaron Davidson via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
OMG Neil St. Blues owes me nothing!!!! When I tell everything we ordered was a well seasoned delicious experience crafted to reward my tastebuds for their years of dedicated service. Our waitress was just as wonderful as the food. Deja was a great server and her suggestions did not disappoint. The food came out hot and delicious.
Felicia Dalton via google.com - Oct 14, 2021
😋 ... read more
EyeDevise via google.com - Oct 13, 2021
Very good shrimp and grits! One of my kids liked their chicken and waffle, and the other one liked her chicken sandwich. The service was friendly. This restaurant has higher-end items, but also sandwiches. You can go there and spend a good buck on something great, or save money with scaled down items. I wanna go back and try other di ... read more
Michael Carlson via google.com - Oct 13, 2021
Great food and atmosphere! We liked the fried oysters and the frog legs.
A. Kramer via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
Amazing food! Great drinks and atmosphere! The bartenders were very friendly!
Jorge Arguelles via google.com - Oct 8, 2021
Food and atmosphere is great 👍 ... read more
Teresa Browne via google.com - Oct 6, 2021
Great atmosphere, clean interior. Grilled shrimp was fresh and well seasoned. Pasta was tender and delicious. Service was slow though. Banana pudding was nothing spectacular.
V Lam via google.com - Oct 2, 2021
Love this place for a taste of NOLA & southern cooking. Phenomenal food, great atmosphere & very personable, efficient staff. Our 1st go to when visiting U of I campus area.
Oran Turner via google.com - Sep 27, 2021
A friend of mine was waiting for his guy to be fixed up, so I decided to take him down here to spend time. It was well worth it. Friendly waiter and delicious food.
Aaron Dille via google.com - Sep 25, 2021
Love everything here!
Candice Cobb via google.com - Sep 22, 2021
Great food 😋 ... read more
pop smoke via google.com - Sep 19, 2021
For Lunch today we decided to Stop by “Neil St Blues”. Friendly staff , very clean and they take precautions as well during this pandemic. I ordered the chicken wing Dinner that comes with 4 pieces (Fried hard) to give you that nice crispy skin, while being juicy and tender inside. My sides Included mac and cheese , and collard gree ... read more
Kendall Harden via google.com - Sep 17, 2021
We had the most amazing experience. Service is phenomenal and food was delicious. Highly recommend.
Gabby Singh via google.com - Sep 15, 2021
I'm a certified chef and I tell you that the food is amazing and great service my frog legs were a hit with the fries almost a meal itself. Beautiful atmosphere good music and energy i love it ... read more
prodion ward via google.com - Sep 12, 2021
Nice music, simple but nice decor. Friendly service. Burger and fries were good. A little expensive. $30 lunch for 2.
Greg Purnell via google.com - Sep 8, 2021
The food gets five stars, the service was considerably less then that. To be fair, I was ina big party and seated outside, but the real issue was communication. A number of times our party was told the server would be back in just a minute (with drinks, to take our order, to fix an order that was wrong) but it took 5-10 minutes betwe ... read more
Matthew Klimuszka via google.com - Sep 6, 2021
Okay let me just say that literally anything you order will be absolutely phenomenal. I love it so much. The service is attentive and the food is sooo good. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about this place its fantastic.
Sun Flower via google.com - Sep 3, 2021
Excellent atmosphere, food and servers!!! New favorite restaurant ... read more
Tammy Dinger via google.com - Sep 3, 2021
The food and music is great.
Uniqka Lemons via google.com - Aug 27, 2021
Best jambalaya I have ever had. Live jazz, great experience.
Bob Speck via google.com - Aug 24, 2021
Love their fried chicken wings and Mac n cheese ... read more
Debra Wildey via google.com - Aug 23, 2021
First time here. I was visiting a very dear friend and she took me to this place saying the food was delicious. I am a picky person and I must say it was delicious. The food was seasoned well and the staff was very friendly. I'm sad because is moving but I will probably make a 2 1/2 hour trip to eat here again.
Kamille Randolph via google.com - Aug 21, 2021
Friendly environment and great food.
Thomas Jackson via google.com - Aug 20, 2021
The food was good ... read more
Corey Mabry via google.com - Aug 16, 2021
The food was very good. Mary, our waitress was friendly and personable. The wait was a little long but it was well worth waiting for.
Cassandra Kyle via google.com - Aug 16, 2021
Stopped in for dinner and had an amazing plate of fried chicken and waffles. Delicious!
Jeff Everest via google.com - Aug 14, 2021
Excellent service food 100 percent off the chart delicious you will be very pleased so pay them a visit.
Barbara Owens via google.com - Aug 14, 2021
Everyone needs to come here. The food is amazing. Service is phenomenal. Absolutely everyone needs to check this place out. Zero complaints. Well...they don't serve triptych beer, but that's redeemable.
Aaron H via google.com - Aug 11, 2021
Excellent food! Exceptional service! Went for the breakfast buffet and had Sunday dinner. Very good experience.
john mcguffey via google.com - Aug 8, 2021
What can I say? I grew up in south eastern Louisiana in very culturally diverse neighborhoods. Since moving to Chicagoland I've been on a quest to find a little bit of home. Absolutely love some of the restaurants on the south side of Chicago but haven't been there in years since moving out of the city proper. Was visiting with a fri ... read more
Joshua Stogner via google.com - Aug 7, 2021
Enjoyed a great experience here last night. Welcomed at the door by the owner. Food was excellent ! Spicy enough to enjoy not assault your senses. Will absolutely return. 💯 ... read more
Pat Reynolds via google.com - Aug 1, 2021
Great!!!! All the way around great! The service is wonderful and the food is beyond delicious.
Latricia Johnson via google.com - Jul 30, 2021
AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME!!! The food and the service was AWESOME!!!
Robert Dye via google.com - Jul 27, 2021
The charred oysters, corn and crab soup, and ribs were outstanding! Service was excellent. Have patience as restaurants are trying to staff-up after COVID!
Bobbi Scholze via google.com - Jul 27, 2021
The food was excellent and staff were friendly! I got the Creole pasta dish and it was fantastic. New Orleans style cuisine here ... read more
Michael Link via google.com - Jul 23, 2021
First time here and loved it! Will definitely be back more.
K G via google.com - Jul 12, 2021
Good food at reasonable prices. I would recommend.
Sherman Hammons via google.com - Jul 12, 2021
Overall it was okay, the food was good but the service was eh. Half *MOST* of the time we didn’t even have a drink because our server hardly acknowledged us. I would understand if it was busy but there wasn’t even a lot of people at the restaurant. I also had the oysters which was disappointing, really small for $12 ... read more
Tracy Alexander via google.com - Jul 11, 2021
Awesome food. Waitress told us there would not be enough seats for us due to a booked baby shower but her colleague found seats for our party of 5 ... read more
Terrece Zackery via google.com - Jul 10, 2021
Very nice and the customer service, was outstanding. Beautiful downtown scenery.
Kathryn Redmon via google.com - Jul 4, 2021
Great service very welcoming.
Shirita Johnson via google.com - Jun 30, 2021
This is the best banana pudding I’ve ever had. Shrimp cooked perfectly, fried catfish that is still moist on the inside. Absolutely Perfect.
Terryn via google.com - Jun 26, 2021
food was spot on, atmosphere was great, met the owner ,made for a great day ... read more
howard j boone via google.com - Jun 25, 2021
The food was great. The customer service was superb. If you’re in this area stop by for a delicious meal.
Mz B via google.com - Jun 13, 2021
Food was delicious and fresh! Seasoned perfectly!! Will definitely visit again!
Renee Brown via google.com - Jun 12, 2021
EXCELLENT FOOD DELICIOUS!!!
Ericka Valentine via google.com - Jun 8, 2021
Great food, wonderful service , very friendly staff and a great value. Will be going there weekly while working down here. 7 of us went and we were all very satisfied. Very highly recommended.
Jesus Gonzalez via google.com - Jun 3, 2021
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