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Apple Barrel

Address: 609 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 (Marigny)
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Ranked #52 of 200 Nightlife in New Orleans
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Nightlife
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Nightlife
Sun - Thu 1:00 pm - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 am

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English first
New York City, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Cool little dive bar where the restaurant is upstairs and the bar down, the vibe is nice and the music was great but the space is very tight. Worth a stop but tough to stay long considering the size.

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Griffin, Georgia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
20 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I love this little place. Usually they have music during the day. Sit at the Bar, have a beer and relax. FYI, they do allow smoking. But it is pure, real New Orleans. Relax and enjoy.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Small bar on Frenchmen St. Live music. Decent drinks. Was a quick stop on our pub crawl! Definitely a place for locals, not many tourists. If you're looking for a "local taste of NOLA", this may be the place to visit!

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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124 reviews 124 reviews
32 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It was live band after live band this particular weekend. This was a fourth spot during this night and we were still entertained.

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95 reviews 95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is a smaller bar that hosts music. It has a nice appeal being smaller and more intimate. You can build a nice repoor with the bartender and get better attention then at other bars

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Constantia, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We had to squeeze past the band to get in. Because the bar is so small one gets really close to the band, the music was superb. Venue has a nice laid back chilled atmosphere, for genuine music lover, away from some of the other New Orleans madness!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

A must ! Please visit the music is the best I found in New Orleans. Very relaxed and friendly . Can't wait to go back again to see old friends ....... Music goes on until the small hours with a wide diversity. Air conditioned for those hot summer months

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London, England, United Kingdom
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142 reviews 142 reviews
60 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Brilliant music venue. We popped in for one and stayed for three due to the band but also like the bar itself. Barman a bit uncertain on what beer they had in stock but pulled out a couple of bottles of Dos Equis from the store room for me. Better half's G+T strong and good. I'm struggling to remember the... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We were told that Frenchman's St is the place for music when in NOL. Unfortunately we didn't have a free evening, so we went along to check it out late in the afternoon. No where seemed to be open and we were about to head back to the hotel when we saw some people ahead of us duck into a... More 

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Vancouver BC Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I just about didn't notice this place - it is a tiny venue, small than my bedroom I think. I was about to jump in a cab to go back to my hotel when I heard some great blues being played and found it here. Small, intimate, great music, real close to the band. A great place to pop in... More 

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