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The Abbey

1123 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2605
+1 504-523-7177
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Classic Dive Bar

Cheap drinks, cold beer, dark and dank decor, mostly locals and surly service. I can't complain as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malea R
Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
via mobile
The Scabby Abbey

The woman out front, who had a poorly behaved dog wearing a spiked collar, called the bar the... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“cheap drinks” (5 reviews)
“great dive” (2 reviews)
1123 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2605
French Quarter
+1 504-523-7177
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheap drinks, cold beer, dark and dank decor, mostly locals and surly service. I can't complain as it was just what we were looking for on a hot night in the Big Easy. The a/c's cold so it was a great place to drop in...More

Thank Malea R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The woman out front, who had a poorly behaved dog wearing a spiked collar, called the bar the Scabby Abbey. That kind of says all you need to know. The place has cheap drinks, doesn't accept cards, was significantly warmer inside than the the air...More

Thank AlnAbroad
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The Abby is a great local inhabited by regulars and tourists (more regulars than tourists), friendly bartenders and $2.50 yuengling. It is a no brainer!

Thank Tenkey59
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Found this bar when I was in NOLA 4 years ago and was first port of call this time. $2.50 beers and well shots, great jukebox open 24/7 Nothing more to say, GO!

Thank David W
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Stopped in, ended up spending the rest of the night there. Beer and a shot for $5, can't beat that. Cool jukebox.

Thank ummmily
Reviewed 18 August 2015

travelled to USA from Melbourne and stumbled across this awesome punk bar in the French Quarter. Cheap drinks, great jukebox, and a hot barman - thumbs up!

Thank sunloverinvic
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We walked in and were greeted like old friends.. Cheap drinks (beer and shot $5) and great jukebox. Ice cold A/C. We were there on Friday Pie Day...Awesome place.

Thank butterbean73
Reviewed 25 April 2015

If you're looking for jazz and 'typical' New Orleans, then keep walking. This ain't for you. But for a rocker dive bar, it's pretty cool. Great selection of music on the jukebox. Cheap beers. It's pretty dirty but nowhere near the dirtiest dive I've ever...More

1  Thank Ian K
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Many times I've stopped by for a after work drink with friends. Never fail to witness bouncers or bartenders yelling or cursing at someone. Also reeks of BO most days. Cheap drinks are all that keep it afloat. Honestly its worth the extra few steps...More

Thank 952randallw
Reviewed 13 May 2014

My friend and I were going to go next door for a quick drink because we were parched, and a guy smoking a cigarette told us we should go into the Abbey, which we didn't even notice. Best move we made on our trip. Truly...More

Thank Christi A
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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