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Old Opera House

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601 Bourbon St, (corner of Bourbon and Toulouse), New Orleans, LA 70130-2107
+1 504-522-3265
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601 Bourbon St, (corner of Bourbon and Toulouse), New Orleans, LA 70130-2107
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Walking along Bourbon street with my BW,we passed the Old Opera house. We decided to stop in ,best thing we did in NOLA. Chicken on the bone is the house band. They truly rock. The staff doesn't hustle you for drinks. We recommend this funky...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to NOLA for at least 20 years and Chicken on the bone is the best band we've seen on Bourbon Street. CLASSIC ROCK including songs like Brown Eyed Girl, All Right Now, Proud Mary, Sweet Child O Mine, Play That Funky Music...More

Thank Pete P
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We were in town for 4 nights and spent a majority of our time here for 2 of the 4 evenings! DJ was great, Emcee was hilarious and really engaged with the crowd. Such a fun bar! Need to have more bar tenders at times...More

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Like many others wanting to experience Bourbon Street, we stumbled upon this place. Loved hearing "Chicken on the Bone". The lead female singer is fantastic with a wide range in her song choices and her voice. Had an excellent time people watching and dancing to...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

Passing by and hearing classic rock made us want to go inside. There was a band called "Chicken on the Bone" which was excellent. We stayed about an hour drinking beer and listening to great music! Definitely a good place to check out!

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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a blast in nasty fun bourbon street. Fun place. Old guys rocked the 80s rock. People watching was epic. Service was good. A go to for sure. Stumbled in and stumbled out. A lot of that going on.

1  Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

We stopped in due to the really great band that we heard playing. That was the best part. The bartender was more interested in her phone than getting us something to drink. The place was almost empty, because of the bad service if I had...More

Thank Misty H
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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We came in and the service sucked. Seemed like the bartender acted like she was being put out by having to get us drinks. Spent most her time cuddled up by the stairs on her phone. Only bottles of beer and mixed drinks. If they...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Spent two hours at the Old Opera House on Bourbon Street and had a blast. The band was Chicken on the Bone and they were fantastic. Generous drinks and a great place to chill out to really good music.

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

On our first night in NOLA, we went to OOH. What a fun night! We didn't get the name of the band, but they were outta sight. They played funky music that was made for dancing. We were planning to go bar hopping, but the...More

Thank travel562
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