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Howlin' Wolf

828 S Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1708
+1 504-523-2551
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Know Your Beers

Was staying across the street from the Howlin' Wolf Den at the Spring Hill Suites, heard the live... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Saint Paul, Minnesota
via mobile
Excruciating wait, average food

Waited for 45 min for a simple jambalaya. Food lacked substance, was mainly uncle ben's rice and... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Bry L
via mobile
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Voted the "best rock club in New Orleans," this is a high-velocity nightspot with live music from the worlds of rock, funk, blues and alternative.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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828 S Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1708
Arts District / Warehouse District
+1 504-523-2551
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Was staying across the street from the Howlin' Wolf Den at the Spring Hill Suites, heard the live jazz and thought I would give it a try for a quick bite. I asked the folks sitting outside what they suggested for food and they said...More

Thank mikesmurr
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Waited for 45 min for a simple jambalaya. Food lacked substance, was mainly uncle ben's rice and two or three small pieces of chicken and sausage. Not recommended at all.

Thank Bry L
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I came across Howlin Wolf while attending a conference in New Orleans. I was walking back to my hotel around 11 PM from a reception that I thought would serve food, but did not serve what I had expected. Howlin Wolf had a sign out...More

Thank Edgewood_Ave
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Dropped in for beer and a burger back in July. The kitchen was right at the entrance and there was a counter, so I stepped up and ordered a burger before grabbing a stool. The guy cooking grunted at me that he didn't take orders...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in at the Howlin' Wolf on a rainy Sunday afternoon just looking for a quick snack and were pleasantly surprised at the friendly and welcoming bar. We were in New Orleans celebrating two 21st birthdays, and the bartender was great at making suggestions...More

Thank Gina R
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We visited on Sunday the 23rd of July! First of all the server. She was amazing and despite her busy role she managed to stay on top of and remember individual orders etc. We have travelled extensively and I would say she is the best...More

1  Thank CharBP
Reviewed 30 April 2016

First visit 4.23.16. New Orleans is home to some of the best music on earth and some of the worst venues at which to see it. The Wolf fits that bill, unfortunately, committing most of the major sins of the city's lousier music clubs. It's...More

1  Thank TheJanvers
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This was a hole in the wall that I could appreciate. We arrived late in the night and the band had been playing hard. There was a cover at the door ($10). It was like brass band open mic night. They allowed me to sing...More

1  Thank L B
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Jacquees was suppose to sing at 10 pm, Lousy DJ played instead. Security told me they are not responsible for the performers not showing up. I paid over $100 for the tickets.

1  Thank Therese A
Reviewed 27 November 2015

When you take some of the most smokin' musicians on the planet as a line up in tribute to the Godfathers of Heavy Metal and set them in a legendary New Orleans blues bar one night before Halloween there is an electrifying magic in the...More

Arts District / Warehouse District
Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district
is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing
assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having
moved in and set up shop throughout the disused
warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much
of the art you'll come across here is local in scope,
ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old
brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and
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Is it advisable to buy tickets ahead of time or should we be okay to get tickets when we arrive? We would like to see the Hot 8 Brass band this weekend. Thank you!
5 October 2016|
Response from CharBP | Reviewed this property |
You can buy them at the door but we purchased ours online as I didn't want to risk not seeing them! Have an amazing time :)