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Frenchmen Street

Address: Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA (French Quarter)
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$26*
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French Quarter Walking Tour
92%
Ranked #9 of 190 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Nightlife
Fee: No
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Nightlife
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Very edgy with shops and music galore, most without a cover charge-the open market was a great find that we hadn't heard about, loved the jewelry-opened only at night-nice!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

We loved Frenchman St so much better than Bourbon St. The folks down on Frenchman want to listen to music and eat some food (and have a drink). The folks on Bourbon St are just there for the alcohol. We felt safer on Frenchman.

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Jacksonville, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Our T.A put us up in the Frenchman Orleans for a week. When I arrived I thought what the hell(?). The street was being repaired and there traffic cones everywhere. The resort was right in the middle of the action. Frenchmen street is a miniature Bourbon Street. There are many music venues within a few short blocks. From our room... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Great food, mixologists and atmosphere. Super venue for music as well. Skip Bourbon St (ok check it out if you never been but then head to Frenchmen St. to enjoy better food, MUSIC and much less sleaze.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Found two clubs for music that were really good. Great jazz bands playing all types of beats. Good crowd, low cover charge of $5 at each. No food tho, just alcohol.

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seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

So many places in New Orleans have music. But this is special. Many clubs clustered together on this street make for a wonderful night out. Different vibe from the rowdiness of Bourbon St.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

It's a good place to check out any night of the week if you're looking for live music in NOLA. Lots of bars and it's walking distance from the French Quarter.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

There are two places to go for live music in the French Quarter. Royal Street during the day, and Frenchmen Street during the evening. We ended up at our "second choice" when the first one was sold out, and our excellent gypsy jazz performance included a wonderful tap/swing dancer! Great music with a bonus!

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Rimbey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

This street is probably as attractive as Bourbon, but not the large crowd. Interesting shops, and eating facilities

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

For everything. Best area for super NOLA music. Went to see what the area was like, and spent close to four hours listening to music. Went to Bamboula's for great food, drink and music. Highly recommend.

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