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Funky Pirate Blues Bar

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Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“big al” (16 reviews)
“hand grenade” (4 reviews)
“live blues” (3 reviews)
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Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in New Orleans (for a conference) at Halloween, so it was a little crazier than usual - but there did not seem to be serious music fans here, just lots of drunk people. A little disappointed. (See Fritzel's European Jazz Club.)

Thank Grace Carr L
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We love Willie Lockett and were thrilled to see him playing again on our visit to New Orleans a couple of weeks ago!!

Thank Sally Q
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We enjoyed some great music and a fun atmosphere at the Funky Pirate on our most recent visit to NOLA. Can't go wrong stopping in there!

Thank Graham C
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Great music and atmosphere open late and is usually very busy prices can vary at the bar but a place I would go back to

Thank colebytraveller
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Went looking for some blues music on Bourbon and tried this place. Band set up late, guitar player couldn't get his guitar working, played 6 songs and went on break. Oh and half the songs weren't even blues. Drinks were expensive but at least the...More

Thank rayboy
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Just went in for one drink and ended up making this our hangout while in town. Shane the bartender kept us coming back.

Thank ski4me45
Reviewed June 13, 2017

While roaming Bourbon Street we stopped at the drinks to go window here to try out the Grenade and Shark Attack. It was early in the evening, so there was only a couple folks in the bar and no music going but the bartenders were...More

Thank Wolfeaj
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Love to dance and this was the place for dancing. Music had the right beat, the right singer and the right dance floor. Patrons were hopping! We didn't eat but had a few drinks while we stopped to dance.

Thank tkasper3
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We love to drink our Tropical Isle drinks and listen to the live blues band. Never disappoints. There usually seems to be seating and staff is very friendly.

Thank katiebugggggggg
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Great little bar with lots of people who are obviously regulars (always nice to see in a town). Staff very friendly and a great band on stage playing rock. Would go back again.

Thank Love2travelfromKent
Nearby
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
...More
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KathyRamos
January 29, 2017|
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Response from Seashell96 | Reviewed this property |
No food. Good music and Shane is the best bartender in NOLA.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Pub, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
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