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Frenchmen Street

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Three Muses

Pub atmosphere with live jazz at a resonable hour. Service efficient, friendly staff. Lamb sliders the best on the menu.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
terry s
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Saugerties, New York
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Saugerties, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pub atmosphere with live jazz at a resonable hour. Service efficient, friendly staff. Lamb sliders the best on the menu.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nicer and cleaner and a lot less touristy with electric shops and bars and restaurants , better overall experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For me, the Frenchmen Street was the best place to spend my nights in New Orleans. Although some other places have interesting activities in the night, as the Bourbon Street, the Frenchmen St. has an amazing musical scene, where you can find places 24/7 playing jazz, blues, soul, and sometimes even Brazilian music. My wife and I will never forget... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing music and some of the best art I have ever seen. We loved visiting with the locals and admiring their work.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for more than booze and shoe shiners forget about Bourbon St. and visit Frenchmen St., So many options for good music, ambiance, history and great food (Like Ruben's)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clubs, food, street musicians, art... A little bit in danger of becoming Bourbon Street II sometimes, but I think the neighbors are trying to deter that kind of behavior. So behave yourself.

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Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Truthfully altho this was recommended by multiple sources it wasn't really more appealing thank Bourbon Street, especially since moving traffic made walking around a little trickier. The art was interesting but not really anything that suited our taste plus was rather pricey.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best music is on Frenchman Street. Every variety of music can be heard with all original bands. All places require a one glass minumin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We caught the Big Band show at Snug Harbor. It was so good, we nearly stayed to hear the band again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are grateful to both our Uber driver and our server at dinner (Erich at Oceana on Conti), our first night in New Orleans, who advised us to skip Bourbon Street and go to the clubs on Frenchman Street for great music. We did just that and after some great Louisiana cooking at Oceana, walked down to Frenchmen Street with... More 

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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