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Cats Meow

701 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3104
+1 504-523-2788
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“karaoke bar” (33 reviews)
“bourbon st” (22 reviews)
“great drinks” (4 reviews)
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701 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3104
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Great place to stop in and dance to some music. The staff were all very nice and the drinks are good. Would go in again on vacation.

Thank littlevalleydr
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Beware - if you see a waitress coming towards you with test tube shots shoo her away as fast as possible. Don't even let her get close. This and several other clubs in the Quarter will try to scam you into buying them.

Thank LaaaasVegas
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went here a couple times during our trip here. They have a pretty good amount of space (the area near the stage can get pretty crowded though). They have a couple bars you can grab your drinks in and the restroom is easy to...More

Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Super fun Karaoke bar...they also have a nice courtyard in the back with a back bar. Fun place I would definitely recommend this if you aren't into the club scene and want something fun to do. The girl that is the DJ is hilarious and...More

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

If you're a stick in the mud , don't bother walking in the doors. It's super fun if you just watch it's even better if you participate. I've always had a blast when I went there. The MCs are really talented and they include even...More

Thank Amber R
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I went with a bunch of girlfriends for our friend's bachelorette and we intended on going all over Bourbon Street but ended up staying at the Cats Meow all night! Only disappointment was that we were never called on stage to do karaoke, which I...More

Thank Molly R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Expensive drinks and dirty . Mens room reminded me of a third world country outhouse. Karaoke was run by two people and the MC would sing every other song along with the music. For a bourbon street location you would think they would at least...More

Thank ciggie231
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good place for drinks and entertainment. The karyoke is fun to watch. No cover charge. No line. Opens late afternoon.

Thank mark f
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went here hoping to sing some Karaoke. I sing a lot wherever I can. This place however was for professionals. These singers sounded like they were in a band. We left.

Thank DJ913
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

If you like kareoke,,, this place was awesome!!! The entertainers were really good and had no problems in getting the crowd to join in the fun!! Ok ...the people that went on stage were really poor singers, but its all in good fun... I guess...More

Thank Manon T
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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28 February 2016|
Response from Beth C | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there!
28 February 2016|
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Response from 19_HelloKitty_90 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Saturday night and there was no cover charge. Most places on Bourbon Street don't charge covers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 6:00 AM
4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
2:00 PM - 6:00 AM
2:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-2788
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