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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: 618 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number:
+1 504-942-3731
16:00 - 05:00
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Sun 16:00 - 04:00
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 04:00
Thu 17:00 - 05:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 05:00

Popular club in New Orleans attracts an eclectic crowd.

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Consistently good jazz!

I visit Nola every year, and this club has never failed. Listened to Bon Bon Vivant this time around, and absolutely loved it. The crowd is mixed and very friendly. It's a great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rance C
Oak Park, Illinois
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Oak Park, Illinois
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Nola every year, and this club has never failed. Listened to Bon Bon Vivant this time around, and absolutely loved it. The crowd is mixed and very friendly. It's a great club to kind of 'come and go' while walking down Frenchman. Very close to Snug Harbor and Spotted Cat. The bartenders are very quick to fill drink... More 

Thank Rance C
Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by here and am so glad we did! The music was great. People were dancing and the musicians were a lot of fun. Great drinks, great music, great experience. Would definitely come again.

2 Thank marykahlo
Cincinnati, Ohio
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215 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This bar is good for listening to live music, as they have a stage in the front so everyone can see the performers. The main room, however, near the music, is all standing. I went with some other mid-20-year olds, and we felt well below the average age. I’m not sure if this depends on the day or not, but... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited this bar on Halloween weekend 2016 to see Papa Mali perform. It was such a great experience. Great lively crowd . There are so many drink options here , something for everyone's taste.

Thank nperezarcos
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We were a party of 6 and when we did not tip fast enough ( waiting for one more person to order a drink) the bartender told the other bar tenders not to serve us, we had just had dinner this was our first stop and planned to stay and watch a band, the bartenders would have made out very... More 

1 Thank Nina_Pinta_Santamari
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Love this place. Great selection on Whisky Scotch and Burbon. Nice staff and not always so packed like most bars on Frenchman. If you like Whisky and are on Frechman don't miss this little gem.

Thank Jewel G
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great time listening to the 12 piece band Trombone Skinny on a Friday night. This spot is also great for dancing. There is a drink minimum but they were not overbearing about it. A TRUE GEM FOR MUSIC LOVERS!

1 Thank Elaine B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Upon advise of a New Orleans native, we checked out Walter "Wolfman" Washington at d.b.a. Cover was an extremely modest $5 to get in, with no drink minimum. We enjoyed the music, but the night we were there it was quite packed. There were tables along the edge, but basically limited to standing room only when we arrived. Not the... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great blues and Rocking Zydeco. They may have a cover charge, but it is reasonable considering the quality of the musical performances they have there. This is our second year visiting New Orleans, and we love to go here. The big dance floor gets crowded with people watching the show and dancing, and there is not a lot of seating,... More 

1 Thank debrob2015
Alton, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

On a Friday night the brassaholics had this place jumping. The sound was epic and the drinks and staff all great

Thank John F

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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