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Drinks & nightlife in French Quarter, New Orleans

Jazz Club
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“Very tight bar with cheap drinks and a long history of having great jazz. Best days are Sunday’s and Tuesday’s. But any day works well. ”
206 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Very unique dive bar that feels like you've entered the deck of a boat. Highly recommend the burgers. Their specialty is baked potatoes for a side instead of fries, and they are amazing.”
163 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“In the heart of the Frenchmen Street "music district," d.b.a. is a very hip-but not trendy-bar that offers off-the-cuff music geared towards local music lovers. ”
167 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Dimly lit hang & one of the oldest bars around, serving beer & frozen drinks since the 1700s.”
143 locals recommend
Bar
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“Famous for their hurricane frozen drinks (sweet and strong), large outside courtyard, and inside piano bar which encourages the customers to sing along, Pat O’ Brien’s is a New Orleans classic. The scene at the piano bar itself can be kind of cheesy but also super fun (think raucous group karaoke). ”
98 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The one and only. Grab a hurricane from Pat O's, sing at the Cat's meow, or just walk around with a drink in hand.”
86 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Our top choice for locally sourced gumbo! Cajun grub, fried chicken & drinks in a busy no-frills space that's open late”
104 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Great music, nightly shows 8 and 10 pm, a restaurant on the left, intimate bar on the right, the music room is in the back. Where you get to actually sit down and listen!”
104 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“This is a local favorite! The carousel bar slowly revolves around the room and before you know it, you’re looking at a different part of the room. It’s hard to explain why we find it so charming (maybe just plain good memories). The carousel bar itself is good for couples but there’s also an adjacent lounge if you’re in a group. There’s live jazz music usually on Wednesday’s through Sunday’s. ”
107 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Upbeat music club with a diverse, jazz-oriented lineup on 3 stages & offers food, drinks & dancing.”
64 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great spot for food, drinks, music, & conversation. Sometimes the wait for the dining room can be extensive - note that you can order food in the bar area if you're more concerned with eating than listening to music. The dining room hosts local musicians & is a true local experience.”
104 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Rock- & blues-themed chain with Southern dishes such as po' boys & jambalaya, plus live music.”
45 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Three Muses is one of the few nightly music venues that started with kickin' vegetarian menu options beyond a frozen bean burger. It's a wedding anniversary, birthday, pre-dinner small plates and cocktail spot. This is a place where our wedding singer met her husband. It's were we sat and had martins, deciding our wedding venue. Tips: reserve your table, tables are for dining only, no cover charge.”
101 locals recommend
Lounge
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“New Orleans' premiere casino is steps from the streetcar line and open 24-7.”
60 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Acme has really good food and drinks. Tasty chargrilled oysters, gumbo, poboys.”
45 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“This music club offers live performances from famous & up-and-coming jazz, blues, rock & funk acts. Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers are not to be missed!”
66 locals recommend