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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%
Travellers talk about
“party street” (61 reviews)
“people watching” (233 reviews)
“mardi gras” (276 reviews)
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New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
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"party street"
in 61 reviews
"people watching"
in 233 reviews
"mardi gras"
in 276 reviews
"street performers"
in 201 reviews
"live music"
in 191 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 57 reviews
"hand grenade"
in 64 reviews
"great music"
in 106 reviews
"drinking"
in 315 reviews
"beads"
in 216 reviews
"partying"
in 137 reviews
"bands"
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"balconies"
in 105 reviews
"craziness"
in 65 reviews
"stroll"
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"parade"
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"hurricane"
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Reviewed today via mobile

My first time here and it lived up to every expectation..bars, good food, random parades, nightly craziness...it’s all here. Our cups were never empty, had a blast!! It was even packed on a Monday night!!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pretty much as I expected, lots of people out drinking in the afternoon and evening, and plenty of good, strong drinks to have yourself. The drinks were actually cheaper than I thought they would be considering this street is a tourist attraction. You might get...More

Thank nbarnets
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A place to experience. The variety of music and types of drinks is amazing. Loved the Funky Pirate - kind of pop blues. Have a hand grenade - they pack a punch.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are looking for a party atmosphere, of course this is the place you'd go. However, every single store had the exact same souvenirs, so there was certainly a lack of variety. It smelled awful to boot.

Thank Lauren L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Potentially crazy street for people and antics! A fun place to visit but for music it is better on Frenchmen’s.

Thank cabl2016
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well it’s nice to say we where here. It can be fun with all the different bars in a few blocks. The hurricanes where good with every bars a little different from the next. The bad is it’s so dirty and smelly with garbage and...More

Thank Jeffrey S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I could not believe that this happened or wait 24 hours a day no matter what. A memorable atmosphere engaging the public and private space in a seamless transition

Thank AICP41
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visit New Orleans often and feel that we need to walk down Bourbon Street at least once. We haven't visited a city that has a street like this, but understand Beale Street in Memphis is similar. After walking down Bourbon one way, go one...More

1  Thank mikemartindds
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unforgettable, tawdry, chaotic, somewhat dirty, rowdy but certainly a must see. Incredible diversity of music available without cover (often 1 drink minimum). Pure New Orleans, but this amazing city is SO much more than this.

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was interesting to see this iconic street, but it was not exactly what we had expected! There was a very strong smell of urine noticeable as we wandered around taking in the sites and there were quite a few people staggering around spilling their...More

1  Thank Helenjen
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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
...More
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fosterlloyd3
10 March 2018|
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Response from Bert G | Reviewed this property |
as with any big city stay together keep your eyes open I have never had a problem and have been there all times of the day and night
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LisaAnn1091
28 February 2018|
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Response from Michelle-OdysseyTrvl | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa Ann! Wow, for a 8 a.m. time frame and depending upon how long you actually can spend there. I'd suggest as Tim did go to Café du Monde first. Have a relaxing cup of coffee and an amazing beignet. I'd then suggest... More
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Katie S
29 January 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Reviewed this property |
If you go by early afternoon it will be fine. Even if you went later, the kids wouldn't be emotionally scarred.
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