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BB King’s Blues Club

1104 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2606
+1 504-934-5464
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (27 reviews)
“catfish bites” (6 reviews)
“fried pickles” (8 reviews)
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Barbecue, American, Cajun & Creole, Bar
$$ - $$$
1104 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2606
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We just stopped in because the music we could hear from the street stopped us in our tracks. There were plenty of tables and bar room to sit and listen to music. We were greeted promptly but a waitress took a while to get to...More

Thank Mommytomykids
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This place is a new favorite for us. If like perfect crusted dark covering with super tender meat inside you'll love the ribs. Sit in front of the stage to interact with the band or in the back or upstairs in the balcony for lower...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The wife and I stopped here for lunch. Food was good, music/waitress were great. We had the catfish bites and loaded tots both were very good. The hush puppies and pork we're excellent. Definitely recommended.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere on an easy Monday afternoon. The live music was awesome! Our server Hollywood was attentive and went above and beyond. Fantastic service! Definitely will come back.

Thank Zachary S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We needed reservations for our group of 8. So make sure to call ahead because they book up quick! The live music was great and the food was wonderful.

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here the first night of my birthday celebration. The singer sang Happy Birthday to me which was unexpected and amazing. The food was amazing my husband loved his rib plate and the shrimp and grits plate is the best I’ve ever had. I...More

Thank srflow25
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hollywood is from New York originally, but loves living in the Big Easy. Very attentive and gave great suggestions on things to do in the city! Wrote down the name of a shaved ice store that serves cheese cake on the bottom of the shaved...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved Our server- Hollywood was awesome!! Had some sangria and loaded tots with pulled pork. Yum! Thursday lunch and they had a great blues band. Enjoyed it!

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 6 days ago

New Orleans is special for many reasons.Music is top for us. So many folk have lauded New Orleans in that sense didn't let us down.Snub Harbor for Jazz,then BB King for blues.We arrived early to dine and get a table.We should have chosen one closer...More

Thank Howard J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandered in to get out of the rain. Our server, Hollywood, gave us great recommendations on food choices and surprised us at the end of our meal with beignettes!! 3 piece band was top notch. Voodoo beer on tap as a great compliment to our...More

Thank Colleen F
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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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February 12, 2018|
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Response from Dietmar S | Reviewed this property |
Not in general. You may have to pay extra for certain bands
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January 15, 2018|
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Response from Ryan M | Reviewed this property |
My sister (12) and I were both allowed in and loved it at this time. One of the best, family friendly jazz clubs in NOLA
May 15, 2017|
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Response from vjpaul | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall a cover charge. We got there about 6pm, non then. Was a queue outside after a while but didn't notice them being charged.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2606
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-934-5464
  • E-mail
Are you ready for the time of your life in the "Big Easy"? For the best live music in New Orleans you have to be at BB King's Blues Club, located at 1104 Decatur St. across the street from the French Market. We'll be serving up the best Barbecue anywhere in New Orleans and a variety of the South's most delicious comfort foods. So put on your dancing shoes and come party with us
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