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The Abbey Bar

1123 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2605
+1 504-523-7177
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Stay away!!! Horrible rude bartender!!!

We visited with a group of friends around noon ....was told by a stocky rude bald head bartender... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Willie B
via mobile
Beer and a Shot Deal

So, as other reviewers have said, this is a TOTAL DIVE BAR! It's not a touristy place at all, but... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Boca Raton, Florida
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“great jukebox” (5 reviews)
“cheap drinks” (6 reviews)
“great dive” (2 reviews)
1123 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2605
French Quarter
+1 504-523-7177
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We visited with a group of friends around noon ....was told by a stocky rude bald head bartender that we were not allowed entrance unless we purchased drinks from bar ( which is what we intended to do )....horrible experience from start to finish.....there are...More

Thank Willie B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

So, as other reviewers have said, this is a TOTAL DIVE BAR! It's not a touristy place at all, but they do have one of the best deals in the French Quarter - $5 for a beer and a shot (and there are a number...More

Thank chester110105
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Holy heck, this place is it. It's dark, it's cheap, it's intimidatingly local. It's got a great jukebox and is wholly unfriendly to meatheads and good girls. It's trashy and kitsch in the best possible way. This is the best bar and the best dive...More

Thank jessicakzim
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Cheap drinks, cold beer, dark and dank decor, mostly locals and surly service. I can't complain as it was just what we were looking for on a hot night in the Big Easy. The a/c's cold so it was a great place to drop in...More

Thank Malea R
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The woman out front, who had a poorly behaved dog wearing a spiked collar, called the bar the Scabby Abbey. That kind of says all you need to know. The place has cheap drinks, doesn't accept cards, was significantly warmer inside than the the air...More

Thank AlnAbroad
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The Abby is a great local inhabited by regulars and tourists (more regulars than tourists), friendly bartenders and $2.50 yuengling. It is a no brainer!

Thank Tenkey59
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Found this bar when I was in NOLA 4 years ago and was first port of call this time. $2.50 beers and well shots, great jukebox open 24/7 Nothing more to say, GO!

Thank David W
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Stopped in, ended up spending the rest of the night there. Beer and a shot for $5, can't beat that. Cool jukebox.

Thank ummmily
Reviewed 17 August 2015

travelled to USA from Melbourne and stumbled across this awesome punk bar in the French Quarter. Cheap drinks, great jukebox, and a hot barman - thumbs up!

Thank sunloverinvic
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We walked in and were greeted like old friends.. Cheap drinks (beer and shot $5) and great jukebox. Ice cold A/C. We were there on Friday Pie Day...Awesome place.

Thank butterbean73
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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