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Frenchmen Street, New Orleans

(4.4/5 based on 7,500+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan your Frenchmen Street visit and explore what else you can see and do in New Orleans using our New Orleans tourist route planner.
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  • It's a great place for art and music but watch the panhandlers and homeless they are a bit more prevalent here. 
  • This area is less populated than some of the other areas in NOLA. The bars have a more "local vibe." My friend and I loves this area. We went to a great restaurant, listened to great music at a couple...  more »
  • Different than normal night life. Al most every night club has bands performing live so its kind of fun.