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606 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2002 (Bywater)
504-312-3912
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Ranked #640 of 1,613 Restaurants in New Orleans
Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Mon 8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wed 8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thu 6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican, International
Neighborhood: Bywater
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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Loganville, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've stopped by this joint a couple fo times while in town for business. They seem to always have some great local talent playing.

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Brandon, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Over the years Bourbon Street had gotten more sleazy and commercialized losing touch with the southern culture. No worries, with just a short jaunt to Frenchman's street, you can find everything Bourbon used to be and Cafe Negril leads the pack. Live music, great bar service and and amazing mix of demographic crowds. It is a party of the best... More

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Bellmore, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great music. Ample space to move around or dance. Great ambiance! And friendly bartenders!! One of the best places to visit if you're on Frenchman!!

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260 reviews 260 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Came in for a beer and found a great place for music and drinks. the way the place is laid out you get to be really close to the band which is a lot of fun. This is another place that makes Frenchmans street what it is, a place for great live music.

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Ottawa, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

If we didn't check tripadvisor before venturing to Frenchman, we would have missed this great place! At first glance, it looks like a regular bar with live music but at the very back, they have real mexican taco's. The drinks were pricey but the cost of food was low and scrumptious. We had the beef barbacoa tacos and the salmon... More

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West St. Paul, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had reservations at their sister spot Brazil Taco Truck and they weren't quite ready for us so they sent us to Café Negril. People were friendly enough and they had a band setting up for music, the place and small and dark, not many places to sit, and the drinks were small for the price - along with not... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

we didnt eat here, but went to listen to the music. Normal crowd, great music, lots of beers to choose from. A nice way see the local music scene.

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Midland, Texas
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77 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

There is ALWAYS something happening at Cafe Negril, from reggae to blues to jazz! The bartenders are a little slow but...this is New Orleans. Everyone moves at their own pace. And you HAVE to try the food!! I have dreams about the pineapple quesadillas. Yes. PINEAPPLE! I'm not a huge crowd person and this place gets packed pretty quickly so... More

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Valby, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Went there to listen to some Jazz, efter I've been to a bar earlier om the same stedet. To conclude on this experience. - more expensive than the other bar and the drinks are smallere. - the bartender acted Luke a beggar. I had two drinks while listening to the great band. But at second drink the male bartender, who... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

What more can you ask for. The place is a decent size, has attentive bar staff, some class music acts- basically all the goodness of Frenchmen Street. What sets it apart from other places is the food, i tried a bite of my friends taco, So good i ended up getting 3 of my own. And no it wasnt drunken... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Negril

Address: 606 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2002
Phone Number: 504-312-3912
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Bywater
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday 8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican, International

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