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“Locals place” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Frenchmen Street

Frenchmen Street
Book In Advance
$41.50*
and up
Dinner and Live Jazz Package - New Orleans
Ranked #2 of 333 things to do in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Locals place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

This is the area that the locals go to. D.B.A. Is a great club and the taco truck was great. So much fun.

Visited January 2013
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Wallingford, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great place close to French quarter for music lovers.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

Away from loud and obnoxious Boubon street yet easy walk to everything fun! Great for those of us who love antiquing, music and great food. Enjoy the best pork poboys at nearby bar, 13. I will always stay on Frenchman street when visiting New Orleans! Best of both worlds.

Visited November 2012
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Nashville, Tennessee
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69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Best jazz I ever heard”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

ya know, I'd rather not tell you how good Frenchman Street is. I'd rather you all got wasted on Bourbon Street because you wouldnt appreciate it anyway. But if you find your way there and wander down where jazz, R&B, soul, and reggae bleed out into the street, you need to stop and appreciate what you're hearing. This isn't the gentleman jazz of Duke Ellington jazz standards done at wedding parties playing Satin Doll. This is raucous brass jazz with trombones and tubas rocking your as and making you feel dirty. This is soul that hits the headboard. Monday night's at DBA are legendary, Spotted Cat for a slimmer, more furious sound. Ask the locals what's hot, you may not want to miss a better show, but it's hard to go wrong anywhere on Frenchman. But seriously, I'd rather you never left Bourbon.

Visited January 2013
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New Orleans
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“What New Orleans is all about!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

Great music, great food, fun atmosphere. Safe.
Lots of super experiences and each club is different. Pay the cover, tip the bands and have an amazing time. This is what Bourbon Street used to be before the t-shirt shops and strip clubs and cheesyness.

Visited February 2013
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Sanford, North Carolina
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Not quite what we wanted”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

We were really looking for some good standard jazz, but seemed to hear more rock than jazz; little dixieland. Visited d.b.a., which was very, very small - entertainment was a single performer, folk/blues. Not that good.

Visited January 2013
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