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Blue Nile

532 Frenchman St, New Orleans, LA 70116 (Bywater)
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Ranked #59 of 199 Nightlife in New Orleans
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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Scottburgh, South Africa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is just an eclectic bar with a nice choice of drinks and as far as we noticed, doesnt serve any food. We were only here for the music. Its worth noting from the time table on the door who is playing and dates and times. We watched an awesome blues and jazz singer who did many Billie Holiday songs,... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I only went out on Frenchmen street when i was in NOLA and would usually hop from place to place but we would always spend a good 2-3 hours here. Reggae night was phenomenal. I think it is thursdays. The crowd is so chill, and included many authentic rastafari who are great to talk to. Smoking MJ os permitted inside... More

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Bakersfield, California
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22 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Probably a good spot but the girl behind the counter must have had a bad day ... Rudest person thus far in 4 states! Hope her day gets better - you may want to check this place out for music but we won't be coming back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Saw a very good salsa band here one night and enjoyed watching the salsa dancers. Nice folks, great atmosphere. Not too toursity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This Is a great place to come to and listen to music . It is a big open seating and standing area. The stage is big. The bar has good deals but sometimes needs an extra bartender.

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Rhoose, United Kingdom
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Firstly the toilets were absolutely disgusting. No toilet paper, no soap and it looked liked its last clean was 1987. I left feeling like I needed a test for hepatitis or something, not nice at all. The music in the club was mediocre, glad we didn't have to pay to get in that's for sure. They had a good range... More

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usa
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193 reviews 193 reviews
87 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We found the Blue Nile on Frenchman Street, heard the great music and followed the crowd. Managed to grab some stools at the bar and enjoyed a couple or three beers while enjoying the live band and the Mardi Gras revelers. The bar seemed to be larger than several others along the street that we peeked into, but it had... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We paid $20 cover, which sucked, but the music was awesome!! It's standing room only and gets crowded. I would go back!

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Newark, Delaware
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We've been here a couple times on our visits to NOLA. You come here for live music. Drinks are ok, and there is very little seating. More of a dive bar, can't go wrong with beer, "kind of place." What makes this bar special is that it is on Frenchmen Street in the Marigny neighborhood. This street is where you... More

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Manchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

A good bar in the Frenchmans St area. We saw Big Sam;s Funky Nation. No cover and good music. There were 3 bands that night. Stayed till midnight. The bar can be difficult to get to because of the crowd.

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