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Backspace Bar & Kitchen

139 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
+1 504-322-2245
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (22 reviews)
“brie” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
139 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Had a blast here. Great menu, in fact a fabulous and creative menu for a bar. Dave and Traci behind the bar were great.

Thank David W
Reviewed July 11, 2017

After a long day walking around the quarter and enjoying the out and about crowd and beverages, it was time for a nap. Well, that "nap" ended up being a slumber. and waking with hunger pangs, we took to the streets once again. Thanks to...More

Thank Jett2000
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Chelsea was great and gave us the best suggestions for 24 hrs in NOLA!! Awesome 'Old Man & the Sea' also!! Korean chicken skewers were an added bonus!

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I visit New Orleans at least once a year as I am lucky enough to have family there! I do not eat seafood. Horrible. I know. I'm told on a regular basis. Anyhow, happened upon Backspace and had one of the best burgers I have...More

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I came here cause it was recommended to us. Walking in the bar just had a relaxed feel and was inviting. Bartenders were nice and gave recommendations. Tried the burger and it was one of the best I've ever had. I would...More

Thank Andres H
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

After a week of nothing but seafood, a good burger sounded great! After looking over the reviews I was thrilled to see this was just steps from the hotel. Service was good. Got the Backspace burger (which sounded great) and even added an egg to...More

Thank Jackin614
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Was looking for someplace that made boutique cocktails (not just wine/beer/mixed drinks) and stopped in. Very nice bar with a 'literary' theme (and, hence, the typewriter 'backspace' concept). I came her twice and had five different drinks. Pleased with all of them. All great tasting...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Fun little bar with very good food in fun atmosphere. Very good Bloody Mary too. Had Cajun Poutine-roast beef debris over homemade chips-quite tasty.

Thank David D
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Great burgers and friendly service. The burgers were thick and juicy. My friends had the chips and they said they were delish. I had the vegetables with mine and they were yummy. Definitely recommend this place for lunch.

Thank DaBrat1966
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Had the midnight munchies and really didn't want the cardboard pizza that seems to be everywhere in the Quarter. Excellent grilled cheese and avocado sandwich. And where else can you sit under a turkey over a mantle? Highly recommend this place if you're out strolling...More

1  Thank Ckline95
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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Questions & Answers
September 17, 2017|
Response from Chloe W | Property representative |
Yes, we do serve wine. Thanks!
July 15, 2017|
Response from Chloe W | Property representative |
We have revised our menu and no longer offer gumbo unfortunately.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-322-2245
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