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Storyville District

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Address: 125 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA
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A popular restaurant and club with several different stages for jazz and...

A popular restaurant and club with several different stages for jazz and blues performances.

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Need to use your imagination

Made famous to younger generations as the undesirable part of town in Pretty Baby - it is a different part of NO compared to a century ago. Interesting to wander through and let... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 18, 2017
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

Made famous to younger generations as the undesirable part of town in Pretty Baby - it is a different part of NO compared to a century ago. Interesting to wander through and let your imagination visualise what it was.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

We loved hearing about the history of New Orleans, a city of so much culture. The history of Storyville was very interesting and unique. A town made for the undesirables. Worth the trip and learning about it.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

We were seated promptly. Someone came over to let us know that he would be right over with water. He came with water and took our drink order. While waiting for our drinks, our waiter came over to take our food order. His name is Timothy and he was extremely pleasant. We all ordered fish. I had trout, my husband... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

Storyville was demolished in the 30's and 40's and replaced with a terrible housing project, the Iberville Housing Development. Tourists: DO NOT venture into the Iberville Projects! And be very careful in the cemetaries around the projects.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

This is a place that my wife and I love to get the soft shell crabs however when we went to check this time we found out that they are closed. We were very disappointed.

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Danville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2012

Want to get some good Creole but the carnival season prices were a little steep for us, so we settled for a bowl of gumbo. It was very taste but not what we think of real as cajan gumbo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2006

A must see...at the Parlour in Storyville. Very historic area, and the best Blues/Jazz in town. World renowned artists. Be sure to check out Marva Wright. She is unbelievable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2003

Thank You to "Dr. Bruce" at the door, he convinced us to give it a try and we loved it! The Best music we heard in 4 nights! Thanks to Pat "Mother Blues" Cohen for a wonderful time. Your CD takes me back there everytime I listen to it. We were only going to stay for one set, and ended... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2003

Real fine jazz by New Orleans musicians who perform nightly at Storyville District. The club is at 125 Bourbon St. (not in the old Storyville area). The venue is casual and you are up close to the music. Delicious drinks and Brennan recipes can be served while listening. Nice place with reasonable prices.

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