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Backspace Bar & Kitchen

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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This neat little bar was a stop on my cocktail tour of New Orleans. The Sazerac was the drink we... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Vermilion, Ohio
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Great find!

Stopped in for a quick lunch, meatloaf with feta sandwich and chicken avocado sandwich were both... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2016
Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Average23%
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Apr 1, 2018
“Back up and check out Backspace ”
Nov 26, 2018
“Pre-cruise trip”
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139 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
Warehouse/Central Business District
+1 504-322-2245
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

This place was great! Food was awesome and the Bloody Marys were on point! The quantity of food was more than either one of us could finish! We found it when we were walking around trying to decide where to grab lunch. We went right...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TeresaCH1961
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints and today was no exception! Came here for my sisters bday celebration and we had the best time.... from the fries to the dark and stormies.... this is by far my most favorite place in the French quarter! I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank willh446
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The place where you can combine food and drinks. Super nice bartender and very cute interior, sport and old movies on tv's. Thanks!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tredkaya
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This neat little bar was a stop on my cocktail tour of New Orleans. The Sazerac was the drink we had here. I am sure it was made great, but it wasn’t really my my drink. The place is a quirky place decorated with old...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Located on Chartres St - just across from the Marriott Hotel. Very neat old bar with great bartenders! The drinks are great, and the atmosphere is super cool! If you go, ask for a "Zelda's Revenge" - a drink made with Absinthe!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank StevenVA
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Backspace is one of the only places in the Quarter I go to, because it somehow stays out of the Quarter's craziness. It's a classy-looking place with dark wooden walls and books and old typewriters used as decoration throughout the bar. The drinks are reasonably...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch, meatloaf with feta sandwich and chicken avocado sandwich were both amazing!! Bar looked like it would be fun to drink in later in the day!

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank palama8505
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Don't assume this is just your typical dive bar with typical bar food. The food was amazing and the prices were def not Bourbon St. prices. Really AWESOME food with cool tunes in the background.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Backspace offers a welcome break from the perma-Spring Break pace of Bourbon Street, and if you have a few nights to spend in the Quarter, treat yourself to unwinding at Backspace for one of them. It's a gorgeous atmosphere (looks like a den in an...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank DaveMcP
Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Great bar for a few quick drinks. Nice location, next to the place we were staying. Ambiance is quite good. Pleasant bartender. Will be back.

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touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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