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Address: New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: 5045240010
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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest...

The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.

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Not what I expected

Totally not what I expected. When you read about famous streets and landmarks before you visit them, you envisage them and picture what its like and when I went to Bourbon Street... read more

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Totally not what I expected. When you read about famous streets and landmarks before you visit them, you envisage them and picture what its like and when I went to Bourbon Street it was totally not what I thought and was rather disappointing. I went both day and night and both times I was not impressed...of a day its dirty... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

And then move on to the rest of the French Quarter. There are a few great restaurants on Bourbon Street itself, but there are so many worthwhile things to do in New Orleans generally and in the French Quarter in particular. Walk down Bourbon Street, get an adult beverage [or two] and explore the rest of this historic party of... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We strolled the street in early morning, Like a big city they hose the streets every day early in the morning sometimes as late as nine o;clock am. Nothing unusual, music coming from the bars and vendors We are not a party people but we visit just to created our impression

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

24 hour drinking and plenty of places that will accommodate you. Frozen drinks in large quantities and specialty drinks like, The Resurrection, and the Hand Grenade. As the nights set in it get a little more interesting, and the beads are flying at times so keep a look out.

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Irmo, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I dont care who you are you will find something that excites you on bourbon street. I love the bars and clubs all stacked in the alley and the entertainment is very amusing. If you want to have a good time in New Orleans this is the street to visit. You many want to leave the prudes out of this... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We swing by Bourbon every 4 months or so and try to recall our more youthful years. There is a vice for everyone out here. World Famous for a reason..make sure you have a hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If in New Orleans you really should check out Bourbon Street; if you have children with you (& maybe also if you can't stand drinking), I recommend going during the day. It isn't all about drinking, there are jazz bands, acts, dressed up people to take pictures with (i.e. we saw a silver painted statue guy, masked creatures, a minion,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The reason we were here was for someone's 21st birthday. Where else could you have more fun that drinking in the streets? Young Adults, bachelorette parties, party people are going to love it. If your older, and don't appreciate run down buildings, loud music coming out of every doorway, people panhandling with signs from the ridiculous to the disgusting, then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If u don't like to see naked people then bourbon street isn't for u. If u don't like to get hammered drunk on vacation bourbon street isn't for u. If u don't like to people watch bourbon street isn't for u. If homeless people bother u then bourbon street isn't for u. But if u like to see naked chicks,... More 

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Hammond, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If your in for a wild night in New Orleans, this is the place to go! Great live bands playing all the time, plenty of dance floors, and whatever your heart desires to drink!

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.