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Kermit's Treme Speakeasy

1535 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2901
+1 504-309-5828
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--This place has closed -- but it was excellent

Kermit Ruffins, the famous trumpeter has closed this place but it was excellent. The good news is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RICARIZA
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MIAMI, FL
Great show

Went here on the recommendation of a frequent visitor and we were not disappointed. Slightly out of... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Michael D
,
Verona, New Jersey, United States
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1 week ago
“--This place has closed -- but it was excellent”
24 May 2017
“Great show”
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1535 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2901
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+1 504-309-5828
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kermit Ruffins, the famous trumpeter has closed this place but it was excellent. The good news is that he opened a new one a few blocks from this one, also in Tremé. Look for the "Mother in Law Lounge" to reach it.

Thank RICARIZA
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Went here on the recommendation of a frequent visitor and we were not disappointed. Slightly out of the way, but not with Uber, small indoor space with much larger patio outside, where you can still hear the music. Don;'t expect anything fancy but good friendly...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Kermit is definitely in the coolest guy in the universe club, and his place in the Treme has a lot to do with that. We got there early on a Sunday. Hung out with the man himself and with Kermit's family. Watched the parade roll...More

2  Thank FedByFire
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I can't speak highly enough about this establishment. We walked in from the quarter (which many will tell you is a bad idea); we found the walk to be quick and easy and not at all intimidating. The food was stellar and we had a...More

2  Thank CopperLeah
Reviewed 7 January 2014

My boyfriend and I just got back from our first trip to NOLA and Kermit was a must see for us. This intimate little speakeasy is the perfect place for comfort food and good music. We had dinner while we waited for Kermit to show...More

2  Thank WindyCityHoosier
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Visiting from San Francisco, we were looking forward to hearing Kermit at his Speakeasy. The show was billed as Kermit and his band. We showed up over an hour early to get seats. A drummer, electric piano player and bass guitarist came on, the latter...More

2  Thank Paleogal
Reviewed 11 November 2013

My husband and I LOVE Kermit, we are his biggest Canadian fans!!! so it was a must to visit on our latest trip to New Orleans. Well, he did not disappoint! The food was delicious, the drinks icy cold, and the entertainment was number one....More

1  Thank natneal
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I encourage every lover of music to make this a must when in New Orleans. My party did not arrive early enough to partake of the amazing looking food... but the music and people (both performers and patrons) I found to be unmatched.

1  Thank dralouise
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This is New Orleans, circa 2013. Sunday night at Kermit's Treme Speakeasy with Mr. Ruffin at the mic. This was my most memorable musical experience in New Orleans next to a 7th Ward 2nd Line parade. And you just feel the cultural richness of Treme...More

2  Thank wwelburn
Reviewed 7 July 2013

My husband and I absolutely loved this place! This is what we had been wanting to experience the entire time we were there. The people were very welcoming and the food (A+ on the frog legs & Creole tamales) & music were awesome. We arrived...More

1  Thank rgm1982
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Treme
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi
that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere
else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the
streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered
to be the very best of New Orleans culture and
tradition is, put simply, just how people go about
their daily lives in this historic part of town. As
one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods
...More
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