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Bourbon Street Bars in New Orleans

Bourbon Street Bars in New Orleans

Whether you're here with family, friends, or just relaxing on your own, you're guaranteed to find fun and entertainment on Bourbon Street. This historic street in the heart of the French Quarter is lined with bars, clubs, and nightlife, making New Orleans one of the most exciting cities in the world.

Centrally located and easy to access by car, foot, streetcar, or bus, Bourbon Street offers something for everyone. Friends can enjoy a show at one of Bourbon Street's famous burlesque clubs, while bachelorette and bachelor parties celebrate in style at any of Bourbon Street's numerous bars. You can dance the night away with your friends at one of the area's music clubs–or make new friends at a historic saloon.

Along with its thriving bar and club scene, Bourbon Street hosts nightly live jazz, perfect for getting in the mood to head over to a dance club. Much of Bourbon Street also caters to New Orleans' vibrant LGBTQ community, and is home to the oldest gay bar in the country. With such a booming tourist trade, you can always find deals and specials for local bars and clubs, like a jazz jam session package for two. So, whether you are a local or just visiting for the weekend, there is plenty to do and see on Bourbon Street.

Bourbon Street Bars in New Orleans
Babe's Cabaret
433 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 552-2565

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Bayou Burger & Sports Company
503 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 529-4256
www.bayouburgerco.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Bayou Burger offers piled high specialty Burgers, stacked hot dogs, a wide selection of local Brews and everything Sports in an upbeat setting—a casual gathering spot for relaxing with friends, refueling and watching the game amid the excitement of Bourbon Street.
Beach on Bourbon
227 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 231-8519
www.beachonbourbon.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: From live music to late night dance club, The Beach on Bourbon has something for everyone. Come take a ride on a one-of-a kind mechanical whale! Check out our pub crawl & passport to Bourbon Street.
Big Daddy's
522 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 581-7167

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Bourbon Bandstand
441 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 566-1507

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Bourbon Cowboy
241 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 231-8519
www.bourboncowboy.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Home of the infamous mechanical bull and now we have a coveted Bourbon Street balcony to boot! Entertain your guests above the crowds on Bourbon. Watch or ride the bull, either way it is good for a laugh!.
Bourbon Heat
711 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 324-4215
www.711bourbonheat.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Located on the site of the historic Tricou House, Bourbon Heat is a favorite of locals & visitors. Offering the quintessential New Orleans experience downstairs in the lush courtyard where smooth Jazz plays to the high-tech dance club upstairs featuring the regions best DJs.
Bourbon Pub/Parade
801 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 529-2107

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Cafe Lafitte In Exile
901 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 522-8397
www.lafittes.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Cafe Lafitte In Exile, the oldest gay bar in the United States, features the best video bar in the Quarter and is a favorite meeting place. Upstairs is a chic and sleek game room with pinball machines, pool tables and Internet access.
Cat's Meow
701 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 523-2788
www.catsmeow-neworleans.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Chris Owens Club
500 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 523-6400
www.chrisowens.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: The eternally glamorous Ms. Owens delivers an elegant dose of Las Vegas to Bourbon Street with her Latin Rhythms band commencing at 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday with the star herself taking the stage at 10 p.m. Reservations recommended. This is the way floor shows used to be back in the days when women wouldn't leave home without their white gloves and men indulged in the three-martini lunch.
Daiquiri Delight Shop
300 Bourbon St., Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 529-2697

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Beat the heat with a refreshing frozen daiquiri from this classic Daiquiri shop found in the French Quarter.
Deju Vu Showgirls
226 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 525-5801

Neighborhood: French Quarter
The Famous Door
339 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 598-4334
www.thebestofbourbonstreet.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Long-time Bourbon St. impresario John Wehner presents R&B and show dance bands seven nights a week.
Fat Tuesday
633 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 524-5185
www.fat-tuesday.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Fritzel's European Jazz Pub
733 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 586-4800
www.fritzelsjazz.net

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Recently under new management, Fritzel's continues to offer fine trad jazz by Jack Maheu and Ryan Burrage weekly, Wednesdays though Sundays. Special musical guests from Europe generally perform as well during Mardi Gras & Jazz Fest.
Funky 544
544 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 592-0544

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Funky Pirate
727 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 523-1960, (800) 475-3649
www.tropicalisle.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Long time Bourbon Street hang of Big Al Carson & the Blues Masters, the F.P. features raunchy blues from late afternoon to the wee, wee hours.
Galatoire's "33" Bar and Steak
215 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 335-3932
galatoires33barandsteak.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Galatoire's 33 Bar & Steak is the premiere French Quarter destination for traditional steakhouse fare and fine cocktails. Whether you're celebrating one of life's significant moments or just gathering with friends, Galatoire's 33 Bar & Steak will be the beginning of a new tradition.
Hard Rock Cafe
125 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 529-5617
www.hardrock.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Home to the legendary Louis Armstrong and the world-famous Mardi Gras celebration, the city of New Orleans is well known for both its musical and cultural diversity. What better way to showcase the city's eclectic nature than at Hard Rock Cafe? Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans is located right on famous Bourbon Street in the historic French Quarter, where it's Fat Tuesday every day of the week. We have a full-service restaurant and bar and plenty of space for special events and live performances.
Huge Ass Beers
609 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 525-3406
www.hugeassbeers.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Hustler's Barely Legal
423 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 571-6340

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris
200 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 565-5321

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris
619 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 299-1900

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris
401 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 586-8282

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Johnny White's Pub & Grill
718 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 581-9200
www.johnnywhitesfrenchquarter.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Krazy Korner
640 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 524-3157
www.krazykorner.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: A good place to go nuts: R&B seven nights a week.
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
941 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 593-9761

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Built during the 1720s, Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar is regarded as the oldest structure to be used as a bar in the United States and is considered one of the oldest buildings in New Orleans. Lafitte’s has a deeply rich history in the city. Legend claims that the Lafitte Brothers originally used the shop between 1772 and 1791 as a base for smuggling operations. Historically, the building was used as a center for meeting among businessmen from Spain, France, Africa, and North America. The tavern is located on the corner of Bourbon and Philip Streets and open daily into the early morning hours.
Larry Flynt's Hustler Club
225 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 524-0010

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Lipstixx Gentlemen's Club
420 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 244-0850

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Little Tropical Isle
435 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 525-1689
www.tropicalisle.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Maison Bourbon Jazz Club
641 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 522-8818
www.expage.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: This stalwart Bourbon Street Dixieland & traditional jazz club currently features bands led by young jazz lion Jamil Sharif, as well as trad favorites Jamie Wight and Dwayne Burns.
Napoleon's Itch
734 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 371-5450
www.napoleonsitch.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Old Absinthe House
240 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 523-3181

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: For almost 200 years the Old Absinthe House bar has been a staple of life in the French Quarter. Located on the corner of Rue Bourbon and Rue Bienville, the cooper-topped wooden bar captivates patrons as they sip their favorite beverages and the sights and sounds of the French Quarter trickle into this comfy tavern.
Old Opera House
601 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 522-3265
www.oldoperahouse.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: No opera but plenty of other live, local music seven nights a week.
The Oz
800 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 593-9491
www.ozneworleans.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
The Puccini Bar
541 Bourbon St., Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 524-7611, (800) 535-7891
www.fourpointsfrenchquarter.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Relax after a day or night on the town with a specialty cocktail in our welcoming and intimate Puccini Bar. Every Thursday thru Saturday evening, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., take in the sounds of some of New Orleans’ most talented musicians, with the “Live & Local” music series. Now playing: The DeSantis Duo. Did you know that the Puccini Bar sits on the site of New Orleans’ original French Opera House (1859-1919)? The iconic venue may be gone, but not opera. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., “Opera Returns to Bourbon Street,” with performances by the trio Bon Operatit! and “Opera on Tap” vocalists from the New Orleans Opera Association. These performances are also FREE. Three hour valet parking in our garage is only $5 for attendees. Visit our website or call 504-648-2331 for more information about performance schedules and drink specials.
Razzoo Bar & Patio
511 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 522-5100
www.thebestofbourbonstreet.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: The delights include karaoke, three-for-one Happy Hours (4 p.m. until 9 p.m.), live music and a patio with natural humidity.
Rick's Cabaret International
315 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 524-4222

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Channing Tatum's Saints and Sinners
627 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 528-9307
www.saintsandsinnersnola.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Scores Gentlemen's Club
416 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 525-0999

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Sing-Sing Club
418 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 529-2201

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Stiletto's Cabaret
325 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 527-0825

Neighborhood: French Quarter
The Swamp
516 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 231-8519
www.bourboncowboytoo.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: The newest edition is Bourbon Cowboy Too! Due to popular demand, we have opened Bourbon Cowboy Too at 516 Bourbon with the coveted balcony & French Quarter courtyard. You can have it all and a second bull ride at Bourbon Cowboy Too!
Temptations
327 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 525-4470

Neighborhood: French Quarter
The Jazz Playhouse
300 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 553-2299
www.sonesta.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: It's Playtime. Royal Sonesta New Orleans proudly presents The Jazz Playhouse, the best jazz club in the city showcasing New Orleans' greatest Jazz talent and serving your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious venue on the lobby level of the Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel.
Tropical Isle Bayou Club
610 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 529-1702, (800) 475-3649

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Tropical Isle Bourbon
721 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 529-4109, (800) 475-3649
www.tropicalisle.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Tropical Isle Original
600 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 529-1702

Neighborhood: French Quarter
 
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