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House Of Blues

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Address: 225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1015
Phone Number:
+1 504-310-4999
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00

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Great Food!

We recently got to do a show at House of Blues. We do this show here every year. They are gracious hosts and always take care of us. The food there is not your typical night... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Girl's weekend in NOLA, enjoyed our time at House of Blues listening to music and relaxing on patio.

Thank BelindaWF
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93 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last night in New Orleans, hoped for a more casual fun dinner than the other restaurants we sampled (which were all amazing, but a bit stuffy). HOB Chicago has always had great food and service, so we figure the birthplace of the Blues would be awesome. It was not. We could not hear or understand server. The St. Louis ribs... More 

Thank Debeatle
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and sincerely apologize our team did not help to turn your disappointing experience into an amazing experience. I would like additional information about the date and time you were here and if you can recall, it would help us to know who was serving you. We will talk to our entire team about the importance of... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A music lovers delight to see the inside of this restaurant! We were seated promptly and our waitress organized our drinks. Food was a bit slow to be received but we got to chat and look at the decor. Food was good and they offer a nice variety of local and regular meals.

Thank Scrappywalker
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing! Since you're a music lover, hopefully next time you can catch one of our free live local evening shows. Cheers! More 

Riverside, Rhode Island
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126 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The music was terrific. They played lots of great gospel tunes that everyone seemed to know. Great interaction with the crowd. As for the buffet food we were not impressed being that it was Easter morning brunch. The omelette station was a very long wait. As for the rest of the food it was basic buffet style food you can... More 

Thank BSouliere
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thank you for providing feedback about your visit. We apologize our Easter brunch did not exceed your expectations. We will definitely look into ways we can "up the ante" for special occasions such as Easter and Mother's Day. We are also going to discuss how we can alleviate the wait for the omelette station. Thank you again! More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked through the restaurant out to the back outdoors, to hear the bands. There was very little seating. We looked at the menu and were going to eat there, but because the music was so loud, we listened to a couple of songs, and left.

Thank Berthab41
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We apologize you weren't able to stay to dine with us. Our live music is meant to add to the vibe of your New Orleans experience, not to be so loud that you can't enjoy it. We'll keep an ear open to make sure sound is at a comfortable level. We appreciate this feedback you provided. More 

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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to New Orleans and it was for business. A couple associates and myself visited here for lunch and souvenirs. The shrimp po-boy was amazing! The shrimp was the best I have had in 10 years. The service was great. The atmosphere was cool. I can not say enough good things about this place. It was... More 

Thank Larry G
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to see us! We're glad so see you had a great time! More 

Augusta, Georgia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went during French Quarter fest as there were stages set up there. Had a great time in the VooDoo Garden. Had drinks and some smother fires and a smothered cornbread - both delicious.

Thank Jonathan M
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

You can find free live music in our Voodoo Garden several times a week, not just during French Quarter Festival. Thank you for sharing your experience! More 

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, I am a local that loves the House of Blues New Orleans. As always the French Quarter offers another home run for those that love top notch talent on a world renown stage. Be swept away by the music in one of the best music venues in the big easy. Service is great as well as a house that... More 

Thank O8540UFdonaldm
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thanks to fans like you, we are in our 23rd year in New Orleans! Thanks for your support throughout the years! More 

Reserve La.
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was lacking and slow.The place was not packed .We ordered three burgers and it took 35 minutes to arrive .it took 15 mins to get our gumbo !!!!.We ate and left .Not a good experience.

Thank hammerbudice
Mikelle S, Manager at House Of Blues, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to let us know about your less than stellar experience at House of Blues. Feedback such as yours has been vital to our success over the past 24 years, and I truly value any opportunity to improve. Could you let me know the date you visited, as well... More 

Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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182 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently got to do a show at House of Blues. We do this show here every year. They are gracious hosts and always take care of us. The food there is not your typical night club/restaurant food! The Catfish, gumbo and dirty rice were awesome! Great place to visit!! Great place to see a band!

Thank xoft

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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