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Meyer The Hatter

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Address: 120 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-2506
Phone Number: 504 525 1048
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10:00 am - 5:45 pm
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One of America's finest hat stores.

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Best place for hats

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave M
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Dave M
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Kamakura, Japan
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Man0ntheM0ve
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Suzenheimer
Antioch, California
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Abjamesjd
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Golgo8
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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5 of 5 stars 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!"

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Thank NHPenny
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

This store has great selection of hats. The staff are very helpful and will insure that you have a hat with a perfect fit and style for you.

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Stone Park, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We were on our way to trolley ride on St. Charles Ave.. wife wanted to stop by and take a look. WOW what a shop!!! We bought 2 hats.. her's "Country Gentleman, pork pie, wool".. which she wore on thanksgiving fiercely... mine Dobb's, pork pie, straw. Great service, we were fitted perfectly, and even altered box so we could fit... More 

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