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Golden Lantern

1239 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2512
+1 504-529-2860
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BEST PART OF OUR TRIP

We met the friendliest people at this bar. We went to New Orleans for Halloween and out of ALL the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CHale0403
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Warrensburg, Missouri
Great Bloody Mary!

Super yummy Bloody Mary and great atmosphere. Bring cash bc it is a cash only bar. Can’t wait to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jrscbw
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Hartford, Connecticut
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
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“gay bar” (7 reviews)
“drag show” (6 reviews)
“bloody mary” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
1239 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2512
French Quarter
CONTACT
+1 504-529-2860
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Reviewed yesterday

We met the friendliest people at this bar. We went to New Orleans for Halloween and out of ALL the bars this was by far the most fun. Greg, the bartender was FANTASTIC! He made us feel right at home, I feel like a made...More

Thank CHale0403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super yummy Bloody Mary and great atmosphere. Bring cash bc it is a cash only bar. Can’t wait to go again to see one of their shows.

Thank jrscbw
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Went to a show called the Reba Douglas Jubilee. It was a great time! The bartender was nice and made a great drink.

Thank uncanny881
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Oh what a fantastic entertaining French Quarter's Drag Female Impersonator's Show in a small location with a little stage of a platform! The only thing I didn't like about this moment was that the owner blocked the main entrance doorway with a huge board with...More

Thank angelampowell
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My husband and I just got back from our second trip to the amazing Crescent City, when we were there last year we discovered the Golden Lantern on our last night and vowed to return there again this trip. I can't say enough about how...More

Thank Pstanley37
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Whether gay, straight, trans, or other, this place is not only rocking an awesome crowd and bartenders, but some of the best Queens in the Quarter. Shows are every Friday and Saturday, and they are open to all. I guarantee you will have so much...More

Thank Tabitha D
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

By FAR, this was our favorite gay bar in New Orleans. Within a few minutes of walking in, we were chatting with down-to-earth, colorful locals, we had easily ordered two cheap, stiff drinks from an awesome bartender...we'd even been introduced to the friendly owner! Charming...More

Thank Todkimbro
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A fun and lively bar. It's nothing fancy, but it did have a nice crowd. Fun people and the bartenders were very friendly. Prices were decent.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We heard about this place on a google search and then we ended up walking past it on the way to Frenchman Street and decided to visit after lunch. So glad that we stopped in this little bar. It is small and the bar is...More

Thank ranran70
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Stopped by a couple of mornings for the best Bloody Mary. We had pickled beans and at least 5 olives, with your choice of vodka. Bar tender was very friendly!

Thank S C
Nearby
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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Jennifer D
12 March 2017|
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Response from Rbward | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, never been for St. Pats day, but I would doubt it as there is no sit down food and it is pretty much a local bar.
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MarissaTemelie
2 July 2015|
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Response from doug001 | Reviewed this property |
No, minors are not allowed. Sorry!
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