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Meyer The Hatter

Central Business District
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Address: 120 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-2506
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+1 504-525-1048
10:00 am - 5:45 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:45 pm

One of America's finest hat stores.

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Third generation hat store

My husband loves his Stetsons, and Mr. Meyer showed him a new one that he had to have. This is an authentic hatter, and an experience that no one with a passion for hats should... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 20, 2016
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

My husband loves his Stetsons, and Mr. Meyer showed him a new one that he had to have. This is an authentic hatter, and an experience that no one with a passion for hats should miss.

Thank littlepepita
Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Meyer the Hatter is from a bygone era when every major city in the U.S. had one or more hat stores. Meyer the Hatter has been within the same block of St. Charles Street in New Orleans for over a century and the current owner --- 92 years old --- still works there and can still tell you what size... More 

Thank JoeVH1951
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I passed a lot of shops that sold hats but this shop is the real deal, fantastic selection,great customer service and authentic no frills look inside, probably hasn't changed in a long while. If you're looking for a hat in New Orleans, and if it's summer time you'll need one, go here first.

Thank Dave M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Spent time enough to visit the city play a little poker and but a Setson from Meyer. Everything went well save the WSOP event. But I had a killer hat.

Thank Scott W
Kamakura, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

I left my beloved Australian drover hat on a train in Japan (where I live). It never showed up in the Lost & Found. A business trip a few weeks later took me to New Orleans, where I spotted Meyer the Hatter. I thought a hat store might have something similar to what I had lost. In fact, it had... More 

Thank Man0ntheM0ve
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We make this a stop on all of our visits. The multi-generational owners treat visitors like guests. Michael was great to us and fun to chat with. And what a selection! It's hat heaven.

Thank Suzenheimer
Antioch, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Listen I come here every time I come to New Orleans and I always leave with a hat. Today was no different. I bought a nice little bleached straw for the spring. These folks know hats and have a large selection to choose from. I like Biltmore but they have many top brands on hand. They are very knowledgeable and... More 

Thank Abjamesjd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Everyone around here wear hats. The selection is second to none with a very knowledgable staff and a vast stock. If you are looking for a high quality hat, go here.

Thank Golgo8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

I'd been meaning to visit this store for years and I'm so glad I finally had time. This is a great store - a one-of-a-kind experience. Michael Meyer took care of us, and expertly fit me with a Stetson fedora. My wife wasn't shopping for a hat but still found a uniquely-New Orleans purple porkpie for Mardi Gras. Michael re-did... More 

Thank Richard X
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

Staffed by people whose families have been there for generations, you will find hats of every size and color, both mens and womens. Pictures are all over the wall of celebrities who have bought hats there in the past. Its a fun place to go but if you like hats, you must go. We did buy a "few!"

Thank NHPenny

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