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Carousel Piano Bar & Lounge

214 Rue Royale, Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-523-3341
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This famous bar revolves around the room.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“unique bar” (11 reviews)
“actual bar” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
214 Rue Royale, Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
+1 504-523-3341
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neat place in the Hotel Montdeleon. Under a carosel top and be bar slowly rotates. A bit pricey on the drinks, nut you are paying for the experience

Thank DaHuck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this establishment on our most recent trip to NO. The atmosphere is very cool and the revolving bar is very cool. It was pricey which I expected but we had a very nasty bartender. Bad attitude. the other bartenders seemed nice enough but...More

Thank 360bill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went to this place for drinks before our dinner reservations and it was really cool. The carrousel bar was pretty neat but it is hard to get seats at the bar. The drinks are very expensive but so worth it because of the atmosphere. We...More

Thank Lina B
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had read about this and decided to swing in the have a quick drink on our way to another engagement. We stopped by around 2pm and there was only 1 seat available and we decided to sit in one seat and chat with a...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink before dinner....very crowded....unable to sit at the bar! Did manage to get a table and have a drink.....with a lot of other tourist...and Locals!

Thank cooker72
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A great spot to people-watch, especially the bartenders. But the place is simply way too crowded. I have been to Carousel Bar on three different occasions at all different times and literally never had the opportunity to sit at the Carousel. Drinks are way too...More

Thank RJMJR32
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The Carousel Bar is really unique and a must see. It's in a beautiful hotel with a fun atmosphere. Drinks were a little pricey but good. It definitely gets crowded, but it was worth a wait at the bar.

Thank Kari C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Simply put, this place is amazing! It's a unique property in a very unique city and really is a must-stop if you're visiting NOLA. There was a wait to get to the sitting area...but then again, what bar do you go to at 10 PM...More

1  Thank BZornes
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Carousel Bar is certainly a unique place & it gets crowded so expect to wait. The drinks are expensive but people are prepared to pay. Is it worth the wait? Not really but it's a unique experience & how long you are prepared to...More

Thank Aus_Chris67
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I recommend going late morning/early afternoon. It's a fun little bar with great drinks. The bartenders are really fun to watch. They are true mixologists. They have fresh fruit and mix the drinks perfectly. It's got a real swanky vibe and you never know who...More

Thank Amber R
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
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Beremerino | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday is a good day to visit. Also mid day is less crowded.
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19 June 2017|
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Response from Rocky0108 | Reviewed this property |
The Carousel does not have dueling Piano's. It's a great bar and does have music. The bar you are thinking of is Pat O' Brien's on St. Peter St. between Royal St. and Bourbon St. 5pm Mon.-Wed. and 2pm Thurs.-Sun.
21 March 2017|
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Response from Laurence S | Reviewed this property |
Drinking age is 21 but you usually can have a minor with you