7 mentions in Where can I find the best jazz bars in New Orleans?
Lauren F. said, "...Hi Drew, Frenchmen Street is my choice over Bourbon Street for jazz/blues in New Orleans - it's the more mature version of Bourbon in my opinion. The Spotted Cat Music Club is always a great option but the best way to do..." See More
Melissa C. said, "...I agree with everyone else about Frenchmen Street. I loved The Spotted Cat Music Club, but it can get super crowded on the weekends. One place off the beaten path is Vaughan's Lounge. Check out the music schedule before going. You..." See More
Theresa C. said, "...As it's already been mentioned, Frenchmen Street is the way to go. It's beautiful, and if you walk down the street in the daytime or evening, you'll hear live music coming from all different bars and restaurants. The Spotted Cat Music Club..." See More
Luke A. said, "... Frenchmen Street not only offers jazz music but has a variety of other music options. Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse in the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans offers Trad (traditional jazz) as well as contemporary. It has a dark and swanky jazz club..." See More
4 mentions in Must sees for a first timer in New Orleans
Rudy A. said, "...Definitely check out Frenchmen Street for some good music and interesting nightlife. Also, try the chargrilled oysters at Felix's Restaurant. Of course, you have to experience French Quarter! It's a great city. Enjoy!..." See More
Nathan A. said, "...at night yields so many clubs and great music with no cover charge. Explore as many as possible! Don't forget about Frenchmen Street (just east/north) of the Quarter proper. Have a great time!..." See More
Melissa C. said, "...There are a variety of shops selling all sorts of goods and usually street performers playing awesome music. For music, hit Frenchmen Street ...especially when you are sick of Bourbon Street (although it is still really fun and there is great people..." See More
Regan W. said, "...through Big Easy Bicycle tours in The French Quarter. Then we wandered around alone the rest of the weekend. Audubon Park, Frenchmen Street, Commander's Palace Restaurant for a swanky lunch with 25 cent martinis (formal attire required), a streetcar ride through..." See More
3 mentions in Can't miss spots when visiting New Orleans for a week?
Josh B. said, "...you can also visit Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro and see Ellis Marsalis. I believe the cover is about $20. All of Frenchmen Street has great music. Eating It's hard to find a bad restaurant in NOLA but here are a few of..." See More
Josh R. said, "...the end at the mouth of the Mississippi. Beyond this eat, drink, and chill! So many great places! Spend some nights Frenchmen Street going to D.B.A or The Spotted Cat Music Club. Listend to WWOZ FM and get the live wire. Go..." See More
Kristal S. said, "...Dianne, I recently visited NOLA and while the French Quarter is where everyone goes I would make sure you check out Frenchmen Street, there are more locals, the clubs are less crowded and it's not as rowdy. I also loved the..." See More
Debbie L. said, "...experience some of the nightlife there. Over the next few days, here are some other areas that I suggest checking out: Frenchmen Street -- this is a must-do for a first time visit to NOLA! This is THE place to listen to..." See More
Luke A. said, "...a few cool local/less touristy hangouts: Molly's at the Market (1107 Decatur), Erin Rose(811 Conti), and the Chart Room (300 Chartres). Frenchmen Street should be your go-to night out spot with numerous music venues to choose from. I'd be happy to give..." See More
3 mentions in Good spots for jazz in New Orleans?
Josh B. said, "...My favorites: Davenport Lounge in The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans Hotel Monteleone the Carousel Bar Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro Frenchmen Street House of Blues New Orleans has a great Sunday Gospel Brunch...." See More
Kristal S. said, "...enjoyed the band that plays on Mondays. For a more local area (somewhere to get away from Bourbon street), go to Frenchmen Street. The Spotted Cat Music Club is a great place with fun, lively music (and no cover). This is..." See More
jessica j. said, "...Go to Frenchmen Street because Bourbon street has gone to pop - no more jazz there. Walk up and down Frenchmen St and pick your poison. SO MANY OPTIONS (Most have covers). Tip: This other place isn't jazz but it is a..." See More
Josh B. said, "...See my other answer to you, but Davenport Lounge is my favorite. Frenchmen Street has tons of stuff. Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro is also great. Basically, just follow your ears...." See More
Kristal S. said, "...Michael, I loved The Spotted Cat Music Club - much more local. It's located on Frenchmen Street where you can get away from the Bourbon street crowds and enjoy great music. On bourbon street, I really liked Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse For..." See More
2 mentions in Favorite Things to do in New Orleans
Andrew B. said, "...talented street musicians... these guys are good, I'm telling ya. Now you can go to the Marigny and wonder around on Frenchmen Street. Lots of jazz venues around there. Natives call this area the local's Bourbon Street. Check out D.B.A, always..." See More
2 mentions in Headed there this weekend, what must I do?
Debbie L. said, "...do, the drinks were not super sugary like on Bourbon Street, and we got a game of pool in. Went to Frenchmen Street afterward to listen to some jazz because that's where you do it. The Spotted Cat Music Club is one..." See More
Seth G. said, "...1. Frenchmen Street- best live music in the USA 2. StreetCar- Take a street car uptown on St. Charles Ave . Make sure you take the St. Charles one. 3. Get wasted. You can drink on the street. Day drinking is..." See More
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Valerie A. said, "...those lurking gators and wild boars! Whether you're into jazz music or not, you must check out the jazz clubs on Frenchmen Street. New Orleans is known for their jazz music and they did not disappoint. A favorite spot I checked..." See More
Tony A. said, "...a live band and plenty of seating. For a great night of live music, food, and drink, head on over to Frenchmen Street just know that it is quite a distance to walk, however there are peddle cabs that will get you..." See More
2 mentions in First trip to NOLA!!
Judy P. said, "...Grab a meal on Frenchmen Street at ADOLFOS, and be sure to stop for a drink Royal Street Inn & Bar. Oh! And call and order an All that Jazz Verti Marte. They deliver, and they are to die for!..." See More
Keristien R. said, "...good southern food I suggest Elizabeth's. Booty's Street Foodand Red's Chinese are also really good. Though there are lots of tourists, Frenchmen Street is definitely a great place to have drinks and listen to live music at night. One of my favorite..." See More
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Lori W. said, "...place is the famous Café du Monde. Enjoy street music in the outdoor cafe and their beignets. For music go to Frenchmen Street -http://frenchmenstreetlive.com/ For a wonderful breakfast try la Madeleine- http://lamadeleine.com/. To get there, travel all the way down St. Charles..." See More
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