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The Bourbon Pub Parade

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Address: 801 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3106
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At end of Bourbon street

Can usually get a seat upstairs and watch the crowd. Prices were ok. This is a rainbow bar but not pushy and had no problem with us being there. Looking for a place to sit that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
PhoenisSunDog
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Chesterfield, Michigan
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Toledo, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the average $10-$15 cover per night just to get in, and then absurd inflation of drink and beer pricing with typically a $20-$30 minimum tab for credit card transactions, I cannot recommend this gay bar. It's 2017, everyone pays with CC, deal with the CC company charges already. The other gay bars around you along with almost every other... More 

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Chicago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We went to New Orleans for Halloween and heard the cover charges at bars were a lot so we got the weekend VIP pass for this bar. It promised to lines no wait. Didn't happen. The afternoon of the beer bust on Sunday we had to wait in line with people who didn't have passes and were paying to get... More 

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Thank M D
Chesterfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Can usually get a seat upstairs and watch the crowd. Prices were ok. This is a rainbow bar but not pushy and had no problem with us being there. Looking for a place to sit that you can get into. Here's your place

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Thank PhoenisSunDog
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A nice bar and club, Friendly and comfortable atmosphere. Drinks were priced for the area. Fairly clean with a nice clientele, lots of tourists and locals too. Music and tv's.

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Thank Bernardo F
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped in & started having great conversation, with bartender, Timothy, his lady co- worker, and a few local customers. The 2 bartenders have worked here for YEARS!! I was told the exact amount of Years, but don't recall! NOLA has the most people, that were born( or came back) to the City; than any place I've ever been in!!... More 

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Thank Kathleen B
Annandale, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Was told we were going to see a drag show but it was a burlesque show full of women. Not at all what we wanted to see! Bar was fun and played good music but huge disappointment with the show especially because we were lied to.

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Thank Chelsea L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I visited here with a friend- once in the evening and once in the afternoon. If you're a fan of just having a drink with friends and watching 90's music videos, it's a great time! If you're looking for something more lively and social, probably wouldn't be my first choice.

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Thank Sam P
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

I didn't know what I was missing out on in Bloody Mary's until I had one from here and now none will ever compare or be good enough. The bar maid was the funniest sweetest woman and she just really knew her was around a Bloody Mary. We came here just for an afternoon people watching cocktail session and it... More 

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Thank Rachel H
Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Stopped in here on my way thru the street walking around and needed a drink- nice bar and good crowd. Conveniently located as well.

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Thank Tomcat29
Axel, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

The bartenders are friendly, the music great, the sound system excellent but there is no real dance floor. It is more like a who is watching who show. The upstairs drag show is fun but it just picks up way too late for my liking

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