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House Of Blues

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Address: 225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1015
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+1 504-310-4999
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00

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Great music

Food was good, drinks were better than most in New Orleans. Service was poor at a table, okay at the bar.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kara D
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate lunch here and not much going on but good was good and had good serbet. Jambalaya was terrific as was the oyster po'boy.

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

We have free live local music in our restaurant and/or Voodoo Garden daily in the evenings and on Friday and Saturday afternoons. Thanks for taking time to write about our food. More 

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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a good singer but the food wasn't good. I've been to a couple of locations and enjoy the music and the cheaper drinks. But the food is really bad. I've ordered several things on the menu and wasn't able to eat any of it. I'm not a picky eater so that should say something. Wish some of the drinks... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Concierge at Marriott recommended you. We had a group of 12 that was looking for good food and music. We ended up outside so we could talk and enjoy the atmosphere at the "Voodoo Bar." And we did - for awhile. Food was fine - all between good to great. All good until we realized that we were to have... More 

Thank Jo99
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to let us know about your experience at House of Blues. We are deeply saddened that the content of the comedy show was offensive to you and the members of your party. House of Blues was founded on the principals of unity and strength in diversity, and to... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice food, really nice atmosphere as live band we're playing a variety of music, quick service & good options for Gluten free would definitely return.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this on line before our trip and the staff were very helpful with my questions via email. We arrived at 9.30 for the 11am brunch and were entertained by a great singer who was funny too. There was a mad rush to get upstairs but, as we knew we had a seat, we waited and were escorted to... More 

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

Thank you for letting us know about your brunch experience. It's great to see our team was on point before and during your visit! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in New Orleans. Thanks for including House of Blues in your visit. Cheers! More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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89 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gospel Brunch was everything I wanted and more! The food was awesome- shrimp, crawfish, chicken n waffles, banana foster bread pudding...I could go on. The mimosas were bottomless and the staff made sure your glass was never empty. Now the best part - the entertainment!! You are taken to church! Praise the Lord! Clap your hands!! It was just... More 

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

Thanks for taking time to tell us about your visit! We're happy to hear we were able to surpass your expectations. Cheers! More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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225 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here to for the private Aloe Blacc show in May. The staff at the HOB was top notch and the atmosphere was great. There was a pre-party reception on the third floor before the show in the listening room. We really enjoyed the entire evening and the show was great. It's in a very convenient location in the... More 

Thank latraveler393
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Our Special Events team helps their clients create one of a kind events. From decor, talent, food, drinks and more, they know how to throw a great party! Thank you for taking time to write about the private event you attended! Cheers! More 

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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, drinks were better than most in New Orleans. Service was poor at a table, okay at the bar.

Thank Kara D
Kitimat, Canada
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here to grab a quick bite while walking around the French Quarter. Great décor. I had some awesome jambalaya. Quite spicey, just the way I like it. The band was setting up in the bar area. Too bad we couldn't be there later on that night. Their practice session sounded great.

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Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to the pierce the veil show with my 14 year old sister and had the best time like always!! Security guard #33 made sure my sister and I were safe and in between sets made good convo!! Def keep this guy!!!

Thank rockstar1315

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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