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Bourbon Street

New Orleans, LA
+1 504-524-0010
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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“party street” (59 reviews)
“people watching” (215 reviews)
“mardi gras” (251 reviews)
New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 504-524-0010
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were looking forward to visiting here but the streets were all torn up and it was hard to get around. Very narrow sidewalks and muddy from the rain.

Thank NanaKv
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stay on the corner at the Astor Plaza and could here the music while viewing the pool , so had to check it out . They are renovating the street and the first few meters into the street are fine all new but then...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like loud, obnoxious drunken crowds, then visit Bourbon Street. Otherwise there are much better local bars, restaurants and other streets to hang out in!

Thank Lissy002
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place centers around drinking and other rather adult activities. There’s very little historical value and is essentially a series of bars and restaurants that cater to drinking and partying. We saw some couples with fussy children, and I thought why would they bring toddlers...More

Thank Ironcandle
Reviewed 3 days ago

With so many things to do in the French Quarter and New Orleans, in general, you should walk down Bourbon Street at least once but after that, it's pretty much the same every night of the week; bars beckoning you with cheap drinks, music blaring...More

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 3 days ago

A late morning walk down the street saw a good amount of construction on-going with sidewalk availability to maneuver. There are areas without construction allowing people to walk in the street. Sections of the street have beautiful architecture while other areas look a bit more...More

Thank JDSoui
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Words really can't describe the sights and sensory uniqueness of Burboun St. If you can't make it there during Mardi Gras, a Saturday night before a Sunday Saints Game might be a solid consolation. If you haven't experienced it, go soon!

Thank GeoffChing88
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was related quiet due to bad weather when we were there. I can imagine this street during Mardi Gras. Looks beautiful

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Many colorful houses and restaurants and businesses. Very nice shops! Really cute to walk, eventhough the rainy day and cold front werevery hard!

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a walk down bourbon street during the day time, It was very unpleasant, construction all throughout, and dirty Definitely wouldn't want to go during night

Thank Rybix
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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Ross P
13 August 2017|
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Response from Jan B |
We have been to New Orleans at Halloween - end of October - where everyone dresses up and walks the streets. Great atmosphere and fun just to watch the revellers. This year we went back at Mardi Gras in February/March... More
Cynthia m
15 June 2017|
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Response from melligo2 | Reviewed this property |
One place we went to that a kid would love is the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Cajun Swamp tours, Haunted History Walking Tour (not scary), St. Louis #1 Cemetery tour, National World War 2 museum, Mardi Gras... More
Jody B
21 February 2017|
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Response from BradFr | Reviewed this property |
We left on Saturday morning. Friday was crowded!