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Apple Barrel

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: 609 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2001
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+1 504-949-9399
13:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 13:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 05:00

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Drinks & Live Jazz

Had an 1 1/2 wait for table at the restaurant on second floor (Adolfo's highly recommend this place as well) our dreaded wait ended up be a great experience. Had a great seat at... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an 1 1/2 wait for table at the restaurant on second floor (Adolfo's highly recommend this place as well) our dreaded wait ended up be a great experience. Had a great seat at the bar. Our server was awesome as well was the young local man playing some old school Jazz. Place is a total HomeRun

Thank HPB3515
Providence, Rhode Island
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262 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to Frenchmen Street from Marriott Pere Marquette on a lovely spring day and desired a refreshing libation to whet our whistle. What we didn't expect was a lively group of regulars ready to entertain perfect strangers. We stayed a little longer than intended for just that reason. Its tiny, so don't go if you're part of a large... More 

Thank HerTriness
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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152 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to listen to Jazz while waiting for our table upstairs at Apple Barrel. It's refreshing to see young Jazz artists having fun performing in such a small, authentic atmosphere. It a great place to have 1 or two drinks. I'd do it again!

Thank 386trugrit
Long Beach, New York, United States
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy little dive with great music and cheap beer. Definitely worth a visit. There's a taco place across the street, food is amazing so maybe swing over there when you get hungry. I had pork and pineapple tacos, so good.

Thank Sarah P
Chino Hills, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The sound of the Josh Benitez band brought us in and we were shocked at how tiny of a place this is but 2 hours later we were still there! Josh ripped though his whole set without taking a break! Bartender (young lady from Pittsburgh) was also a lot of fun. Give it a try!

Thank GoHorhay
Safety Harbor, Florida
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good drinks, Friendly Staff, Great local live music. The hidden gem upstairs is a surprising delicious treat.

Thank ChristineD9602
Palm Bay Florida
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155 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Did not stay inside long, crowded but the 2 times we walked in excellent music. Decor that you would expect.

Thank RogerPsz
Riverbank, California
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57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Please support small venues who appreciate customers!!! Don't support bamboulas with actual money. Feel​ free to support the band and buy your booze at a nearby store. They most likely will never know or care. Don't expect service, just move on.

Thank 209CookieMomster
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Only down side was bartender! He entered 8 bucks to the cashier screen and claimed 12 for two beers!

Thank Metin U
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We love the band The Slick Skillet Seranaders! The bar is small but very friendly and cozy. Highly recommended to visit!

Thank jja4

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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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