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Circle Bar

1032 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3926
+1 504-588-2616
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Hopping joint

It's a hole in a wall bar, downtown not far from the convention center. But it's a hopping place. I... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Rude bartender

5 of us walked in ordered 5 lite beers ($25 tip $2) there were 3 people in baramd a Mediocre... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Amberley T
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“funky” (2 reviews)
“stage” (3 reviews)
1032 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3926
Arts District – Warehouse District
+1 504-588-2616
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

It's a hole in a wall bar, downtown not far from the convention center. But it's a hopping place. I recommend getting there early for sets.There's not much seating. A row of stools in front of the bar, but most of those seats don't have...More

Thank tour100
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

5 of us walked in ordered 5 lite beers ($25 tip $2) there were 3 people in baramd a Mediocre singer/guitar player. The bartender asks “are you jets fans?” No why? “You tip like one”. Sad.

Thank Amberley T
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Went to see the Iguanas.. Small intimate bar No food .. we brought snacks .. I like to munch when I drink Parking was a pain ! Had to pass a lot of homeless along the way

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were lucky enough to be there the last night the Iguanas were playing before leaving for their summer tours up north. Great place to hear the band and enjoy the local folks.

Thank booknurse
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My friends and I were in town for a week of volunteer work and were considering either a St. Louis Cathedral jazz concert or the Iguanas at the Circle Bar. We were all pretty hungry and tired after the day's work but after a hot...More

Thank Kaufu
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have passed this purple painted funky lair many times. Decided to stop in in the late afternoon on the weekend. Nice young lady tending bar, but other than having a cheap tap beer and wondering at the interior it isn't an attraction for older...More

Thank Holly99353
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Paraphrasing "Stefon" (Bill Heider) of SNL: "The NOLA's hottest club is Circle Bar: They have cross-dressing punks, DJ who plays noise, and a guy in boxer-briefs rolling on a parachute, wearing a helmet with blinking lights." Anyway, this all happened and more. Great atmosphere and...More

Thank Makuasia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

So this was basically an old house turned into a bar which is kind of a neat idea. However, there was very little seating and they tried to squeeze a stage in there as well for people to perform. The beer selection was also a...More

1  Thank Vacation_Commander
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great place to see small, intimate performances by all styles of funky bands . Conveniently located on Lee Circle. Happy hour is excellent value, very friendly. A gathering place for costumed revellers during Mardi Gras. Friendly bar staff and locals made me feel very welcome...More

2  Thank lynneandRoss
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Excellent bands with lots of ambition but not much of a following start out at this bar in an old house on Lee Circle. The alcove the band sets up in and plays in is really tiny. Friendly service and patrons. Bands can be hit...More

Thank George Y
Arts District / Warehouse District
Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district
is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing
assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having
moved in and set up shop throughout the disused
warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much
of the art you'll come across here is local in scope,
ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old
brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and
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