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House Of Blues

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Address: 225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1015
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Good Spot for an Intimate Concert

Saw Willie Nelson here on 1-8-17. He was great and so was the venue. If you are seeing a big name here---get there early--the line takes a while. Security is pretty darn tight... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
DiamondDoug44
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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Cypress, Texas
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to hear blues and have dinner but was disappointed when with dinner we had a musician that did not do blues. Dinner was fair and left feeling the blues!

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Thank MrsPattiP
Mandeville, Louisiana
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101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw Willie Nelson here on 1-8-17. He was great and so was the venue. If you are seeing a big name here---get there early--the line takes a while. Security is pretty darn tight. The House of Blues New Orleans also seems to have a mixed view on cameras. Little cameras are sometimes allowed and sometimes not. Overall--great place for a... More 

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Thank DiamondDoug44
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

We're always excited to have Willie back on our stage. Thanks for your feedback. Hopefully this info will help you next time, we offer discount validated parking to Canal Place parking structure. You'll need to bring our parking ticket in. See you next time! More 

Indiana
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306 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent New Years at the House of Blues. Venue was phenomenal - with an amazing jazz band for entertainment. The whole experience was what I hoped to feel in NOLA. Would absolutely visit again, and hope to.

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Thank BuenosNachos2
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you took to write a review. Happy New Year! More 

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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our rehearsal dinner here and it was amazing! The location was perfect and everything was decorated beautifully. We were so pleased by the entire staff and they did a great job serving over 100 people at a sit down dinner. If you are looking for a different looking place but still want top line service this is a... More 

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Thank Maria C
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Your pictures look amazing. We're pleased you had an amazing rehearsal dinner at our house. Congratulations on your nuptials! More 

Oakland, New Jersey
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GREAT EXPERIENCE! Amazing meal. Super friendly and helpful waitress. Fantastic live music. Couldn't ask for more! New Years Eve menu was perfect.

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Thank MitchTheMinister
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you took to write about our New Year's Eve menu, live music, and your waitress. You can find live music everyday of the week, either in our restaurant or courtyard. Happy New Year! More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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98 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went for a regular lunch but somehow service were not ready and took 40 minutes to get french fries and kids menu ready. After seemas that they organized themselves and things went straight. Nice music

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Thank thaisfuncia
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your visit. I apologize about the wait for french fries and a kids menu. I print the kids menus when I am informed we are in need of more. I will start checking regularly to make sure they are always on hand and we do not run out again. We appreciate the time... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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107 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

typical bar and grill food with a louisianna flair in a great atmosphere. drinks served in signature glasses for a nice souvenir or you can purchase items in the gift shop. nice venue outdoors for enjoying the local bands, separate from the dining area. must do in new orleans

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Thank catmalways4ever
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

We are the oldest operating House of Blues and are the prototype for that great atmosphere you'll also find at our sister locations. We now offer free live local music 7 days a week. A full schedule is available on our website. Thanks for your review. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Have been to House of Blues in another city and was looking forward to it. Unfortunately, the band completely drowned out the singers and were way to loud for the size of the venue. The singers looked like they were just moving their lips, and I know they were good, if you could have heard them. All you could hear... More 

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Thank fergie79
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

We appreciate your honesty. Thank you for taking time to tell us about the music and food. If you don't mind a few more minutes, we'd appreciate additional details. Feel free to email directly to mikellesalas@livenation.com or call 504-310-4999 ext. 32106. Knowing when you visited will help us know where corrections can be made. Thank you! More 

Bella Vista, Arkansas
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330 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Another stop for a drink while exploring. We sat at the bar and we're the only ones besides a table in the restaurant. The bartender was very nice and invited us to watch her perform there. I would like to go back for a show. The bar was ok, good place to stop and see what is going on.

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Thank Live_your_experience
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Our doors are open for drinks and dining. We offer free live local entertainment, mostly music, 7 days a week. Thanks for coming to see us. It's great to know how our team is doing. Cheers! More 

Coconut Creek, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We wanted someplace to get both good old american dishes but also some Cajun goodies too and this was close to our hotel. The decor is awesome, the food was wonderful and our server was the best. Can't go wrong eating here. The chicken is Soul Clucking Good at House of Blues NOLA.

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Thank Nancy G

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