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Circle Bar

1032 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3926
+1 504-588-2616
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Iguanas performing Wednesday nights.

My friends and I were in town for a week of volunteer work and were considering either a St. Louis... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Los Angeles, California
Not a usual experience for older folk

We have passed this purple painted funky lair many times. Decided to stop in in the late afternoon... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
West Richland, Washington
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1032 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3926
Arts District / Warehouse District
+1 504-588-2616
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

My friends and I were in town for a week of volunteer work and were considering either a St. Louis Cathedral jazz concert or the Iguanas at the Circle Bar. We were all pretty hungry and tired after the day's work but after a hot...More

Thank Kaufu
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have passed this purple painted funky lair many times. Decided to stop in in the late afternoon on the weekend. Nice young lady tending bar, but other than having a cheap tap beer and wondering at the interior it isn't an attraction for older...More

Thank Holly99353
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Paraphrasing "Stefon" (Bill Heider) of SNL: "The NOLA's hottest club is Circle Bar: They have cross-dressing punks, DJ who plays noise, and a guy in boxer-briefs rolling on a parachute, wearing a helmet with blinking lights." Anyway, this all happened and more. Great atmosphere and...More

Thank Makuasia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

So this was basically an old house turned into a bar which is kind of a neat idea. However, there was very little seating and they tried to squeeze a stage in there as well for people to perform. The beer selection was also a...More

1  Thank Vacation_Commander
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great place to see small, intimate performances by all styles of funky bands . Conveniently located on Lee Circle. Happy hour is excellent value, very friendly. A gathering place for costumed revellers during Mardi Gras. Friendly bar staff and locals made me feel very welcome...More

2  Thank lynneandRoss
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Excellent bands with lots of ambition but not much of a following start out at this bar in an old house on Lee Circle. The alcove the band sets up in and plays in is really tiny. Friendly service and patrons. Bands can be hit...More

Thank George Y
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Great bar with live music and very nice people. The prices are not that high so you can drink till you drop. 1.2 ml walking from the canal street.

Thank Straks
Reviewed 21 November 2014

I went here with some friends as we were just passing buy, the place was almost empty but the bar tender was friendly and the jukebox was amazing so we decided to stay long after everyone else in the bar had moved on. Beers were...More

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Great bar with a lot of character! Great happy hour prices as well! And live music!! Definitely stop in here! We decided to stop in here because of a coupon we had gotten, and it was a great find! It is in this great old...More

Thank Girl4God28
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

Title says it all, they have a great happy hour and live bands every night at this easily overlooked dark structure off Lee Circle. I was told by the friendly bartender that the house was built in the 1880s by Dr. Elizabeth Cohen, the first...More

Thank bossdiver
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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