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Blue Nile

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Address: 532 Frenchman St, New Orleans, LA 70116

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Nice spot, nice music

Nice place to relax and enjoy some music, friendly staff. It has a really nice ambience inside. Not many seats so expect to stand!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Nice place to relax and enjoy some music, friendly staff. It has a really nice ambience inside. Not many seats so expect to stand!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I decided to check out the Blue Nile on Frenchman Street after a recommendation from his coworker. The entire neighborhood is filled with bars which feature bands so I'm sure there's something for everyone in the area. The band featured on this particular Sunday was playing Naughty By Nature's OPP when we walked in the door, so... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were drawn into this club by the sound of a fantastic female singer whose voice was incredible, we later found out that her name is " Mykia Jovan" and she performs at the blue Nile every Sunday evening starting at 7:30 ...If I lived in New Orleans I would be there every Sunday Evening...she was that good. Plus the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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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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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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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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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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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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