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Famous NOLA music venue

Tipitina’s is a classic NOLA place to listen to live music & get drinks. Most of their shows are... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Fun any night of the week

The music changes every night but you will always have fun. The cover to get in ranges from a few... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
New York City, New York
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501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115-1546
Garden District
+1 504-895-8477
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Tipitina’s is a classic NOLA place to listen to live music & get drinks. Most of their shows are 21+ but it depends. They have a large standing area to watch, both on the floor and in the balcony area. It is popular with people...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The music changes every night but you will always have fun. The cover to get in ranges from a few buck to a little more of a commitment (say $20?) but it’s worth the cost. You might also get to see a surprise guest don...More

Thank Kencho2014
Reviewed June 25, 2018

A great place to capture the long history of zydeco and NOLA music. Unfortunately, not open to my grandson, who is 18. The manager, Mary, showed us around anyway. The bar dominates the interior.

1  Thank aphrab
Reviewed June 20, 2018

A welcome respite after a long day in the New Orleans heat. Strong sound system, full bar with good beers, eclectic selection of local musicians. A local stronghold since the 70s, it's located in a neighborhood about a 15-minute bus ride from the French Quarter....More

1  Thank jhdowell
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Fun night! Got here about 9.30 band did not come on until 10. People were friendly. Bar people were great. Good range of drinks. Main band did not come on until midnight- little disappointed it was so late as I had an early flight so...More

1  Thank triotrois
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Great concert featuring Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top, Michael McDonald from the Doobie Brothers, the Neville Brothers and more. Loved how when people passing by asked who was playing, the security guards answered...”EVERYONE!!”

Thank hrs314
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Awesome venue for live show, easy to locate, easy to park. Entrance was ease, and setup was great. Sound was amazing. Def would go see another show here!

Thank Mariah H
Reviewed May 24, 2017

No trip to New Orleans with them be complete without a visit to Tipitina's. Great music, New Orleans style, along with a great place to drink. Clearly one of my favorite places I've ever been

Thank msmallwood
Reviewed May 20, 2017

We saw North Mississippi All-stars. They rocked but was equally or more impressed with the venue. We got there early, saw the opening act, and grabbed a spot upstairs. Close to washroom, bar and with GREAT view of stage. Sound was good and just the...More

Thank SJH234
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Although I am getting older and I didn't think I would stay more than 15 minutes, I stayed for the entire anniversary show with Walter Wolfman Washington and his band. The band connected with the audience in such a way that I completely forgot about...More

3  Thank Carole K. W
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streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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May 3, 2018|
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Response from Mariah H | Reviewed this property |
No, generally Tipitina's does not serve food.
January 23, 2018|
Response from Mariah H | Reviewed this property |
In New Orleans, anything is possible.
January 28, 2017|
Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
If you see "Cajun Fais Do-do", then there is dancing, and it's a great time! My wife and I were there around 6 years ago and were schooled by plenty of mature people who were happy to show us a step or two and get us on... More