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Frenchmen Street

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Dinner and Live Jazz Package - New Orleans
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This is the place to go for music!

Get away from the lounge acts and the crummy cover bands on bourbon street. A couple blocks of clubs/bars with cheap or no cover charge. Spend all evening hopping venue to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Get away from the lounge acts and the crummy cover bands on bourbon street. A couple blocks of clubs/bars with cheap or no cover charge. Spend all evening hopping venue to venue for world class entertainment.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Frenchmen street was exactly how I dreamed about it. So much energy and good vibes. People everywhere, exquisite food and excellent music. You could walk by and go bar hopping while listing to live bands.

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Enterprise, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed an excellent night out on Frenchmen. SO much better than Bourbon St. The music was better, it was much cleaner and it wasn't a crowded. We also enjoyed the local art work. Can't wait to go back!

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

French street is great. Many bars with live music, two outdoor art markets with local artists, street music, and good food options as well. We had an excellent evening bar hopping here and listening to music

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This really is the better place to go for real music without the mass of tourists! Had a great afternoon bar hopping for some of the best bloody Mary's in town.

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Nepean
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice area to walk and experience the local jazz culture. It seemed a bit shady walking down the street at first but we quickly started to feel more comfortable and intrigued.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

don't miss out the beautiful architecture French quarter ,history blow out your mind . walking at night you will enjoy blues music and nice view .

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Frenchman Street for music at night. Do not miss it. We tried Bourbon Street once and it was awful. The music on Frenchman is very local.

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Blue Hill, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A little dif vibe than Bourbon street. More about the music than the drinking. No cover charges in the bars we entered. There was a local artists open market available off the street too.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Frenchmen street is not to be missed. We went here on the advice of our tour guide. He was spot on! We went early enough to get a seat, and then just walked to the other jazz clubs in the area. We had more fun here, than in the previous nights of bourbon/royal. This is what you go to NOLA... More 

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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