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Kermit's Treme Speakeasy - CLOSED

1535 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2901
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
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Jan 3, 2014
“Atmosphere + Music + Food = Love”
Oct 28, 2013
“Exceeded my expectations”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1535 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2901
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

One of the best experiences I've had in NOLa. We've seen Kermit perform in other venues but this is really special. Get there early (by 5pm) on a Sunday to hear Kermit and friends play. He went on around 8pm after the Saints won their...More

Thank ANNE848
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Kermit is my current favorite musician so I was thrilled we were in town when he was (a Sunday night). We got there early, but it was pretty crowded --it's a small club-- so we shared a table with some other folks and that made...More

Thank GretchenRuth
Reviewed June 25, 2013

We went on a Sunday night when Kermit was playing. The atmosphere was intimate and the music was great. Kermit is great and he had James "The Sleeping Silent Giant" Winfield sing three songs. The place was packed, the music was fantastic, and Kermit and...More

Thank Scot S
Reviewed May 16, 2013

We arrived to Kermits around 4:30pm. The place did not have any tables available. Now it was Mother's Day so maybe that is the reason. I read so many other reviews that said to get there around the time we did and we would be...More

Thank bert424
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Can't speak to the food but looked okay. Beer was cold, place was packed & music was fantastic; we had a great time. Go early to try and get a seat.

Thank Doris B
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Wonderful food, had the best red beans and rice ever. Good service and if you are there on a Sunday or Monday Kermit performs with his band, a great treat!

Thank Patches34
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Jonathan from the Ruby Slipper told us about one of New Orleans best female Jazz Singer who goes by the name of Jazz Muffin, and he said she sings here. However, only from 6 unti 8pm so we decided to check it out and have...More

Thank Sharyn L
Reviewed April 9, 2013

We spent a week in New Orleans, went out to hear music every night and enjoyed it all. But the evening at Kermit Ruffin's Speakeasy was the best. Kermit is one of the top jazz musicians in the city and a fantastic personality. He makes...More

Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed March 26, 2013

This place is a about as close as tourists will ever get off the beaten track. Not completely a local club, but does have a fair number of locals as patrons. Kermit puts on a great spread and does some of the prep work in...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed March 11, 2013

This little dive bar/club puts on a great show if you want to listen to local Jazz favorites and alumni. It is a small club, and the menu is sparce. Please eat before you arrive, because you will be hungary if you plan on eating...More

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  • Address: 1535 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Treme
  • Neighborhood: Treme
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