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Maple Leaf Bar

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Address: 8316 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
Phone Number: 504-866-9359 or (504) 866-5323
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 3:00 am

Popular college hangout known for its live funk, jazz, blues and rock...

Popular college hangout known for its live funk, jazz, blues and rock music.

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New Orleans Food Walking Tour on Oak Street

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Good food

Went for lunch. Restaurant has a German influence and serves some food in this style. Food and service were good. Price is fair - $18 per person (including tax AND gratuity... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Brad B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Restaurant has a German influence and serves some food in this style. Food and service were good. Price is fair - $18 per person (including tax AND gratuity). Would go back again for sure.

Thank Brad B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Maple Leaf is well known to have great local musicians in a small setting. You could almost reach out and touch them you can get so close. The bar is nothing fancy to be sure. It's a place to get a standard cocktail or beer and listen to some great music. And very inexpensive. Much better experience than Tipatina's because... More 

Thank collettetempleton
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were in NOLA for my birthday and wanted to go somewhere "local" and this place definitely fit the bill. It is a bit of a hike from the French Quarter, but totally worth it. We went on a Sunday night when they were having a crawfish boil - $10 for all you could eat, there was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Every Tuesday, rebirth plays for $20 at the door (which is a bit of a ripoff) that's the staple , along with it being a very old bar and a new Orleans classic it also has a great atmosphere and feels as if you are In the heart of NO , because well... You are. The drinks I had were... More 

Thank Keith P
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Came solely to see the Rebirth Brass Band……… Great music, funky sweaty dimly lit crowded local bar scene…..lots of fun! Pretty much standing room only! If you come to Nola….don't miss it! $20 cash at door…….. Party!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The bar tender Kiss was awesome. We were told by locals to go there for a drink and then next store for dinner. Both places were great. Kiss even went over and put our name on the waiting list for us. Tuesday nights they have an amazing brass jazz band.

1 Thank Rob G
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband insisted we go there for a Jazz session. The place is very old school, filled with local and tourists from all ages and backgrounds... LOVED IT!!! Totally worth going for a fun, musical night...

1 Thank ShalomMK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Tuesday night to enjoy music and hang out. Great atmosphere and good musicians made this memorable. Easy to talk with people even when you are on your own

1 Thank Norwegian_Fred
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We went to hear Johnny Vidocovitch play... And wow it was the best night we had in New Orleans!! We were the only "tourists" in the place. The rest were locals and very cool people to hang out with. The drinks and music flowed freely. Please note: not many seats and the opposite of "fancy." It was so fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Went here to see the Rebirth Brass Band and the place was exactly was pretty much a New Orleans iconic bar for jazz. As others have said, it does get crowded and hot, but there is a nice little patio around back. We got there at 9:30, but the band didn't come on until 11:00. Still, it was very cool... More 

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Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.