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Maple Leaf Bar

8316 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
+1 504-866-9359
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Go for the music

If you love music then this is a must. The Jazz band was absolutely amazing on the Tuesday night... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Banff, Canada
via mobile
Pretty raw

This place is pretty raw with a door guy who takes pride in being difficult. If you can get past... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt A
Oberlin, Ohio
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Popular college hangout known for its live funk, jazz, blues and rock music.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
8316 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
Uptown / Carrollton
+1 504-866-9359
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love music then this is a must. The Jazz band was absolutely amazing on the Tuesday night! There is little to no hospitality though so dont go expecting good service or a classy place. It's definitely more of a dive but once it...More

Thank Michaelframpo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is pretty raw with a door guy who takes pride in being difficult. If you can get past the rawness and the door guy who takes his job way too seriously then you should have a good time. Music is good, drinks come...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great music, interesting little bar, super friendly staff, and strong drinks. Saw a swamp blues band and the Revival Brass Band. So much fun, would recommend it after a fine meal at Jacque-Imos next door. The area is Uptown, so away from the craziness of...More

Thank Bailaencuba
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Stopped here after eating at Jacques-imo's next door (a must by the way). Bartenders were great, excellent band playing. Patio out back is a nice touch. only issue is some of the patrons were a bit much. Seemed to be some "attitude" going on which...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

This place was recommended to us for the great music and it was well worth it. Not the greatest looking place but full of character. The venue is not the biggest so try to get there early.

Thank bryangreenaway
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My biggest point here is that all the reviews that say it was too packed in this magical place on a Tuesday either aren't used to any normal music gig, or don't like crowds. It was FINE! We were told my a bar tender in...More

Thank MGaustralia
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Yep, everyone's telling you to go see the Rebirth Brass Band there on Tuesday nights. And imagine - a world-renowned band in a small joint off the beaten path! Well, be prepared for small. And probably not being able to see the band because you're...More

Thank Sktpat
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Could not find any real jazz on Frenchman St on a Saturday night so we asked a street car driver where to go on Sunday night and he said I will take you to the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street. You have to wait...More

Thank DocBillGalveston
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The venue is pretty whatever but you aren't coming for that. I was looking through the free music magazine I found at the grocery store and this was popping on Tuesday night. When I was at acme having Oysters one of the guys opening the...More

1  Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We took a chance, walking into a less traveled location and pulling open a beaten door to experience NOLA the way it was meant to experience the Big Easy. The bar keep was top notch and on top of his game. The other clients were...More

Thank Nels F
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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McKenzie C
14 March 2017|
Response from doug001 | Reviewed this property |
Stick with your plan. Did you see who is at the Maple Leaf on Wed. night? The New Orleans Suspects. Are you in town for the French Quarter Fest? That'll be a great time.
14 October 2015|
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Response from timmc8 | Reviewed this property |
Rebirth plays Tuesday's at 1030. There is limited, very limited seating so unless there is a special need, just plan on standing. I personally enjoyed the local brass bands that played in the street corner but the Maple Leaf... More
14 October 2015|
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Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
Rebirth go on at 11:00 pm at earliest. You could probably catch both in one night!