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Frenchmen Street, New Orleans

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The center of New Orleans' live music scene, Frenchmen Street boasts a high concentration of nightclubs, most of which offer free admission to their nightly concerts. Still relatively unexplored by casual tourists, the street's clubs and bars stay open into the wee hours of the morning, with a varied music menu that includes jazz, blues, and reggae. The area is home to numerous restaurants, and caters to late-night diners. As you wander down the street, notice the typical New Orleans architecture of single-story Creole cottages and gable-roofed Creole townhouses. This entertainment district is easily accessible from almost anywhere in town, with taxis on constant patrol all through the night, every day of the week. Put Frenchmen Street at the forefront of your travel plans using our New Orleans vacation planner.
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  • By advise from a local we visited Frenchmen Street. As they say - it is all what Bourbon street should be. Live music in every joint and on the street. Nice local food and vibrant atmosphere!  more »
  • Definitely recommend Frenchman street vs bourbon st when you are visiting! It was much less crowded and had a lot of higher quality music clubs. Worthwhile to visit both and form your own opinion but ...  more »
  • If you go to New Orleans you have to go to Frenchmen Street. There you will find the best musicians, inside the venues as well as in the corner of the street. Bring cash because some places do not acc...  more »
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