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Blue Nile

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Address: 532 Frenchman St, New Orleans, LA 70116

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Bday trip

The Blue Nile was excellent. The music was great and the drinks were strong. I would definitely come again and recommend the place to friends in the future. If your looking for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We saw Kermit Ruffin perform here the other night. Fantastic show. The room's acoustics are excellent. You can get up close to be musicians--if you want. If there's a cover charge, I would recommend you pay up--whatever the price--it's cheap compared to what you'd pay in any other city. Blue Nile has a wide variety of performers listed on their... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great sound system, small room with funky ambiance and the best music in the Crescent City make an incredible musical experience. The bar is pricey but boasts good local beers and bourbon.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I've been here twice on Wednesday. The band is terrific. The name of the band was the Rhythm Devils. I believe they play there of Wednesdays. The singer is hott! It is a mix of bluegrass, jazz and blues. They do put on a great show. The blue Nile is a little small, but it makes excellent sounds. The drinks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Blue Nile was excellent. The music was great and the drinks were strong. I would definitely come again and recommend the place to friends in the future. If your looking for some good music and drinks you should definitely put this on your to do list while in NOLA.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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115 reviews 115 reviews
42 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My husband and I wandered into this little club on a recent visit to New Orleans. It is on Frenchman, just off the French Quarter. More of the locals come to this area to listen to music and get a drink. We enjoyed the Blue Nile very much. It had no cover charge the night we were there. The drinks... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We like the venue with a vast variety of music. The cover with no minimum is a plus if you are not a big drinker. We were able to find seating if you are willing to wait it out with someone leaving.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Reasonably priced drinks... One bartender was amazing and the other sucked. So glad we stuck around to listen to the brass band at the end of the night. So worth it!!! Made the trip for me!

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Loganville, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Headed over to the Blue Nile on Sunday night. 8 of us to be exact. What a great venue to hear local talent. Brass band was off the chart. Cold beer, Great music. Frenchman Street is way better than the Bourbon street scene. Just go to the website for the blue nile. See who is playing. You can't go wrong.... More 

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Tomball, Texas, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, my son & his girlfriend ventured to Frenchman Street, the 1st time back for my husband & me in over 30 years. We happened upon the Blue Nile on November 8th, 2014. We were having a great time, mingling with & meeting some great people. I had left the table to go outside for a smoke,... More 

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Amsterdam
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a club in frenchmen Street that is the home of great artists like washboard Chaz and Micah mcKee and Little maker. It was a very nice experience.

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