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Kermit's Treme Speakeasy

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Address: 1535 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2901
Phone Number: 504 309 5828

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Ernie K Doe would be proud

Kermit is definitely in the coolest guy in the universe club, and his place in the Treme has a lot to do with that. We got there early on a Sunday. Hung out with the man himself... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2016
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Santa Fe, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Kermit is definitely in the coolest guy in the universe club, and his place in the Treme has a lot to do with that. We got there early on a Sunday. Hung out with the man himself and with Kermit's family. Watched the parade roll by out front, dined on a proper barbecue out back, meeting people and soaking up... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I can't speak highly enough about this establishment. We walked in from the quarter (which many will tell you is a bad idea); we found the walk to be quick and easy and not at all intimidating. The food was stellar and we had a great time interacting with the staff and other patrons before the music started up. Kermit... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

My boyfriend and I just got back from our first trip to NOLA and Kermit was a must see for us. This intimate little speakeasy is the perfect place for comfort food and good music. We had dinner while we waited for Kermit to show up (he was coming back from San Francisco and coming straight to the bar to... More 

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Orinda, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Visiting from San Francisco, we were looking forward to hearing Kermit at his Speakeasy. The show was billed as Kermit and his band. We showed up over an hour early to get seats. A drummer, electric piano player and bass guitarist came on, the latter two being quite good. However, the drummer was obnoxiously loud, drowning out the other two... More 

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St-Lazare
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My husband and I LOVE Kermit, we are his biggest Canadian fans!!! so it was a must to visit on our latest trip to New Orleans. Well, he did not disappoint! The food was delicious, the drinks icy cold, and the entertainment was number one. After his set, Kermit made sure that he thanked everyone and was gracious enough to... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I encourage every lover of music to make this a must when in New Orleans. My party did not arrive early enough to partake of the amazing looking food... but the music and people (both performers and patrons) I found to be unmatched.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This is New Orleans, circa 2013. Sunday night at Kermit's Treme Speakeasy with Mr. Ruffin at the mic. This was my most memorable musical experience in New Orleans next to a 7th Ward 2nd Line parade. And you just feel the cultural richness of Treme by being there. This is an essential experience for anyone traveling to the Crescent City... More 

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Port Lavaca, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

My husband and I absolutely loved this place! This is what we had been wanting to experience the entire time we were there. The people were very welcoming and the food (A+ on the frog legs & Creole tamales) & music were awesome. We arrived a bit early in order to get a table, which proved to be helpful info... More 

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virginia beach, virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We went on a Sunday night (June 16th) hoping to see Kermit (my brother is a big fan) and we were not disappointed. We got there early to ensure we would get a table (it wasn't necessary to get there before 5 - 5:30 to get a table but this was during the off-peak season.) We had a great time.... More 

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Amsterdam NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Heard so much about this place, just had to go last time we were in NOLA. Can't wait to go back. Music was the best we have heard and the whole atmosphere was electric, brings out the best in everyone there. We were told it was in a bad part of town and to always be aware of your surroundings,... More 

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Treme
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.