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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“party street” (59 reviews)
“people watching” (213 reviews)
“mardi gras” (251 reviews)
New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 504-524-0010
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Reviewed yesterday

I suppose if you want to get super drunk, this is the place for you. The whole street is torn up to replace piping so it's blocked off to the small sidewalks..lots of aggressive homeless people and smelled like urine, trash from the restaurants and...More

Thank wofwnr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was a bit disappointed with this area. The architecture in the French quarter is beautiful but this street is noisy, tacky and full of people asking for money or trying to sell you something. I felt intimidated at times.

Thank Fireguards
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The walk down Bourbon Street is like walking around a sewer plant. In short it smells, it’s filthy, and it’s a hangout for homeless begging for money. The bars and restaurants are no cleaner which just adds to why you want to stay away from...More

Thank wkrupa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everyone talks of Bourbon Street when you talk of New Orleans but it is a seedy Las Vegas strip. Not worth the time or effort to visit.

Thank Helena L
Reviewed yesterday

Best time to visit is late morning or early afternoon after they have hosed all the puke off the sidewalks. Evening features include people staggering around and really, really loud bands in the pubs, lots of cheap, sweet drinks. We like beer as much as...More

Thank Road_to_paradise
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun place to be .all torn up now on the street but will be better for the future. Crazy seeing 5 star places next to strip club .only in new orleans lol . Lots of bars and lots of good bands. I wouldnt eat on...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably would have been great to experience this but this street is under major construction very hard to walk down especially at night when it is very crowded I'm sure it will be nice when its done

Thank queensfunds
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bourbon Street is an obvious “must-see” when in New Orleans. There was construction being done along the middle section of the street meaning pedestrians were packed into either side of the street. 24 hours/day, lots of partying, drinks, food, etc. can be found along Bourbon...More

Thank LoveUFLoveFLA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve been here before. Parts of Bourbon street are very torn up with new sewer lines being put in and or repaired. Watch your step along the side walks. Stores and restaurants are open- may wish to use side streets.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We usually love Bourbon St but in Nov 2017 there was massive road construction so plan your trip accordingly

Thank Todd K
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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Ross P
13 August 2017|
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Response from Jan B |
We have been to New Orleans at Halloween - end of October - where everyone dresses up and walks the streets. Great atmosphere and fun just to watch the revellers. This year we went back at Mardi Gras in February/March... More
Cynthia m
15 June 2017|
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Response from melligo2 | Reviewed this property |
One place we went to that a kid would love is the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Cajun Swamp tours, Haunted History Walking Tour (not scary), St. Louis #1 Cemetery tour, National World War 2 museum, Mardi Gras... More
Jody B
21 February 2017|
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Response from BradFr | Reviewed this property |
We left on Saturday morning. Friday was crowded!