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Address: New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: +1 504-524-0010
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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest...

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.

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Good - some good music and entertainment. Most of the better restaurants are just off Bourbon. BAD - watch your wallet, credit cards and be aware of your surroundings and people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So, Bourbon St is and always be a huge tourist draw. But it is truly that, a tourist draw. There are a few remnants of New Orleans heritage and history tucked in here and there but it's basically a strip of bottom shelf bars and marginal restaurants. And yes, you're going to see a lot of drunk people walking around... More 

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to see it, experience it, and enjoy it a night or two then get out and see the real highlights of New Orleans.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've wanted to visit bourbon street for ages and when I got there I wasn't disappointed it's a crazy fun Street food drink people all brilliant the music in the bars were fantastic Street performers all great can't wait to go back

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good - some good music and entertainment. Most of the better restaurants are just off Bourbon. BAD - watch your wallet, credit cards and be aware of your surroundings and people around you Ugly - this normally is a safe area, watch for drug addicts and drunks. Awareness is key

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see however a little to gritty for me. However we did go to the cats meow and it was a fun karaoke bar.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The place where you are able to drink and be stupid and have fun.but when i visited bourbon st. It was dirty!!! Dirty!!! Dirty!! And trash and bum's everywhere

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At the end of October I spent a week in New Orleans with my daughter and we just loved this restaurant. We tried only one other and came back for every meal, not breakfast. The quality of the food is first class, the service so friendly. Since we ate there so often, we were treated with appetizer and deserts without... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Im not a big drinker but when we first got into NOLA we headed straight to Bourbon St to find a nice drink. Well that was a bad idea... If your looking for a classy place don't look here. Bourbon St is dirty, full of bums, hookers and drunks. As you walk down the street you get hit with beads... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I used to live in New Orleans at the edge of the Quarter near Esplanade. There is a certain kind of person who thinks Bourbon is fun. I am not one of them. It smells like pee and vomit and is overrun by frat boys, clueless tourists trying to be "wild" and bachelorette parties. If buying bad, watered down drinks... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By day the French Quarter has interesting architecture, lots of buskers and great food. By night, it's a gritty party. We were there a Saturday night before a football game, and it was a hoot. Go if you love to people watch, enjoy a beverage, dance and laugh. Don't go if you're germ intolerant, don't like to be approached, or... More 

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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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