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Address: 225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: +1 504-310-4999
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Nightlife

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Great music and atmosphere

The house of blues is a great stop for any blues lover. The music was great, the memorabilia and decor were great for photos. The outdoor voodoo bar looked interesting, but was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The house of blues is a great stop for any blues lover. The music was great, the memorabilia and decor were great for photos. The outdoor voodoo bar looked interesting, but was closed during our visit earlier in the day.

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

Our decor was inspired by southern style juke joints. If you get a chance to return, you can catch live local music in our Voodoo Garden courtyard on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. Cheers! More 

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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Loved the free shows. Went one night, came back for a second night. So good to laugh after a long day of attending a conference. And it's free!

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

We also feature free live local music on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Thank you for taking time to write a review! More 

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

There were some great preformers and you can't beat the price of admission... Free. Have a couple of drinks and some laughs, granted some of the preformers are funnier than others, but it is a wide assortment of topics and senses of humor. Great night of fun.

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

Our free live local comedy shows are a rotating cast of comedians with original material. Thanks for coming out and giving them a try. If you get a chance to return, we also have free live local music on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. Cheers! More 

Cranford, New Jersey
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60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Honestly, I just started going to The House of Blues for the atmosphere as I'm a big music fan, especially blues. The way that they decorate is so cool, but what I love about this House of Blues is The Voodoo Garden. It's a courtyard, just like most other places in New Orleans, with tables a bar and even an... More 

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

Our Voodoo Garden generally has live local music Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings plus comedy on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Hopefully you'll get a chance to check out one of these free events next time you are in town. Cheers! More 

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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were excited to go to the Kirk Franklin Gospel Brunch in NOLA since we had been to HOB brunches in Myrtle Beach several times. This one became one of the highlights of our trip. There was a singer outside the main venue who was great. He sang a few songs and gave testimonies before the time to check in.... More 

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

Our brunch selection includes a variety of options from traditional breakfast items, to an omelet station, carving station and some traditional southern favorites. We're happy to see you enjoyed it all. Thank you for your review. More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Large menu. Clean. Staff slow. Arrived restaurant empty and we were on a wait list for 10-15 minutes. Entertainment was very good. Food average. Steak ordered medium rare came more rare. Portions adequate.

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

We appreciate the time you took to write a review. Customer feedback is important to us, as it let's us know how we are doing and where we can improve. I apologize you had to wait and your steak was not prepared as you requested. We'll discuss with our staff to make sure they are providing prompt service and preparing... More 

Zapata, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very easy to get to the House of Blues on Decatur St in NOLA. I was there with a party of 7 we didn't have a problem being seated nor did experience any issues with our orders. The house salad was excellent as well as the voodoo shrimp. Overall the atmosphere is nice and the staff very nice and friendly.... More 

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Thank you for taking time to share your experience. It's great to see how our team is doing. Cheers! More 

Carnesville, Georgia
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went to the Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues and oh my goodness, we felt like we had been to church! The music was awesome and Ms. Wright's testimony was so touching. I can't forget the food! The brunch was delicious! They had a wonderful bread pudding that you must try if you go! It was a little... More 

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

Thank you for letting others know about our Sunday Gospel Brunch. The price of the ticket includes admission to the live Gospel performance plus our fresh all-you-can-eat brunch and unlimited mimosas! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had the final dinner of a convention here with a band playing. The food was decent, but the atmosphere was excellent and well worth the visit. Really capture the New Orleans spirit!

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Peoria, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I felt like this place was a little too pricey for what it offered. Food was mediocre for price. Service was great!

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

We apologize the food and price we provided did not meet your expectations. We do strive to serve delicious meals at a price point that matches similar restaurants. If you decide to give us another try, please feel free to reach out to me directly. I'd like to make sure your next experience is superb! mikellesalas@livenation.com Thank you for taking... More 

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