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House Of Blues

225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1015
+1 504-310-4999
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Cool Place

While in New Orleans for business we came here for lunch. I had the shrimp po boy and have tried... read more

Reviewed today
Larry G
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Louisville, Kentucky
Pleasantly surprised by enjoyable music and food

Having food restrictions, they were greatly accommodating and the food still had flavor and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
etvmd05
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Zionsville, Pennsylvania
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“gospel brunch” (66 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1015
French Quarter
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+1 504-310-4999
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"live music"
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"music was great"
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Reviewed today

While in New Orleans for business we came here for lunch. I had the shrimp po boy and have tried every since returning home to find something even close to as good. This place is amazing, the service, the food, the ATMOSPHERE! I can't wait...More

Thank Larry G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having food restrictions, they were greatly accommodating and the food still had flavor and uniqueness to it. I was famished as it took too long for us to decide where to go and when I saw the atmosphere and that there was music and would...More

Thank etvmd05
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Mikelle S, Public Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate your review and are glad you were pleasantly surprised by the music and food. Our staff is expected to help direct guests to the appropriate location by inquiring if you are here for a concert or to dine. We'll reiterate this with our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, we usually avoid chain restaurants because they all seem to serve mediocre foods, but I wanted to hear some good blues music so we went for lunch. The food was very good, the setting eclectic and the musician told the stories of the songs...More

1  Thank wanderingoften
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Mikelle S, Guest Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming to see us! We have free live music in our restaurant & bar 7 nights a week, in addition to Friday and Saturday afternoons. We're pleased to see you enjoyed the music, food and eclectic setting. We hope you enjoyed the remainder...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 1:30. A group of six teenagers on a field trip were ahead of us and the only other people in the restaurant. They made us wait ten minutes to seat us. Then five minutes to serve us and 40 minutes for the...More

Thank Tdome
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Mikelle S, Guest Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to let us know about your experience at House of Blues New Orleans. Feedback such as yours has been vital to our success over the past 24 years and we truly welcome any...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been at the House of Blues more than 20 years ago and I had excellent memories. This visit was a disappointment. We went there for dinner. We could hear the music from the adjacent performance area but the food was a little below...More

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Mikelle S, Guest Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback and apologize you found our food "below mediocre" during your visit.. Our Juicy Lucy burger is usually a favorite among our guests, as well as the Jambalaya. We will discuss this with our kitchen team to ensure everyone is preparing these...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my sister loved it so much we went here twice on our 4 day trip to NOLA! The music and vibe here is amazing! The staff was soo friendly and funny!! They made us feel soo at home here and the food, drinks,...More

Thank Whitney S
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Mikelle S, Guest Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Whitney. Our restaurant features free live music 7 nights a week plus on Friday and Saturday afternoons. We're happy to see you enjoyed the music, food, drinks and atmosphere. Cheers!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can highly recommend the Sunday Gospel Brunch. We were thouroughly entertained and the food was top class. We tried to book online weeks on advance for this event but it was fully booked. We went to the ticket office on the Thursday before the event...More

Thank Singe69
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Mikelle S, Public Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for making our House your Sunday Brunch destination. Advanced ticket purchases are recommended but we are glad you were able to find some last minute tickets at our box office. Cheers!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This theater is a small venue that is part of and right next to The House of Blues. It is a venue for smaller acts. We caught a great review of employees of the HOB’s. There was a Blues band, folk singers, punk band and...More

Thank Susan3181959
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Mikelle S, Public Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming to the show! We have a lot of aspiring musicians on our team and it's great to be able to give them a platform to show off their talent. This occurs the third Monday of every month. Cheers!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lived my fish tacos! So yummy! My husband ordered a shrimp po boy and it wasn’t bad. The fried chicken was delicious, moist, spicy and sweet. The salmon was delicious!

Thank Janet102
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Mikelle S, Public Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to share your dining experience. We're glad your fish tacos, fried chicken, and salmon were delicious!

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We wanted to take the opportunity to hear live music at one of the locales noted for it and a weekday early dinner was had. Very talented musician working the stage while offering a few jokes in between songs. The food was better than expected....More

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Mikelle S, Public Relations Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing Sonya! We open Monday-Saturday at 11:30am and 12p on Sunday. for a full listing of our hours, visit our restaurant page on our website. Cheers!

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mlwlpt
26 March 2018|
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Response from Jenna W | Reviewed this property |
The loge level for the House of Blues New Orleans is a balcony area over the main floor. This area is typically considered VIP seating. This section does provide seating. There is a bar, the band's merch. table... More
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samguyana
1 October 2017|
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Response from lionlooksright | Reviewed this property |
Either is good - middle balcony for the view of the stage - back of main floor if you have people with mobility challenges or want to be closer to the food.
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IndyDenise
22 August 2017|
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Response from Trevor R | Reviewed this property |
We might of had the same voucher. We was able to use it on drinks ordered with our meal. Go hungry and thirsty.
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