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Address: Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Nightlife
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get off Bourbon Street

If you like 6th Street in Austin, you will like Frenchman street. good live music, lots to choose from.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

If you like 6th Street in Austin, you will like Frenchman street. good live music, lots to choose from.

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Cicero, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Another great area in NOLA (near French Market) They have a nighttime market with locals selling their handmade wares!

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

...but no more. This is what NOLA used to be about before bourbon street revelers chased out all the good restaurants and good jazz. I almost didn't write about this as I never want it to go they way of Bourbon St. and am afraid it may already be headed that way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Bourbon Street has nothing on Frenchman Street, an eclectic collection of nightclubs offering the full gamut of music from jazz to old school funk. A great way to spend an evening!

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Waterboro, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

I spent two nights with friends walking along Frenchmen and I was not impressed. I love art, and music, but the street was crowded and places had covers that I was not interested in. I am not a jazz lover, so probably I shouldn't even be writing this, but there is not a lot that I liked along this street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

When we wanted to hear music, we were directed to Frenchmen Street, period! Honestly, you could just spend hours walking up and down the street listening to the music spilling out from every establishment! Even if you never set foot in a particular club or bar, you will have a great time! One nice thing (for us anyway) most places... More 

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Colville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

On our first night in NOLA, we were advised to go to Frenchman Street, which we did. We found the best music, best drinks, and great food while there. We will go back each time we visit NOLA.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Seems like every door has live music waiting inside with a range of modern jazz, old school jazz, rock, & alternative. Can't wait to go back and try a couple others. Spotted Cat is a must.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

They say Frenchman is like how Bourbon Street "used to be". I dont know about that but if music is your thing this is the place to be. Spotted Cat, Snug Harbor, Blue Nile, dba, Bamboula ... jump in grab a drink listen to some great band ... move on ... by the time you get back to the start... More 

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Chepachet, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Older crowd. Good music. Not as many venues as I thought and limited seating. Off the beaten path. if there late, take a cab.

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