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1500 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1340
Seventh Ward
+1 504-947-1078
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in New Orleans on a day when the Saints are playing, you could not have more fun at the game, than you would at the Mother in Law Lounge. They are diehard fans that come decked out in Saints regalia. They serve...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 63Joyce63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time. Mr. Ruffin autographed one of his CDs for us. We mingled with people from all over the world at the MIL Lounge. Looking forward to returning.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

The people in NoLa are usually very hospitable and those at Kermit's are as well! Every time we are in town we visit this local spot and are treated like family. Great place for drinks and music off of the tourist trap of the french...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kelciw2018
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is an awesome bar and great place to eat. Love the local flavor especially when Kermit's cooking. Great music and local saints games on Sunday. Love the fun of the whole crew. This is a must stop when your in New Orleans.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

There is nothing pretentious about New Orleans and this spot proves that. It’s a small neighborhood joint with good vibes and great music. Went on a Monday night and heard Sporty and the BBQ Swingers along with a DJ/ live music set that was amazing!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We went on a Monday to see an event billed as "Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield" on the OZ Livewire. We got there at 8. Kermit was already on with his group til about 815 and then Irvin DJ'ed (and played) with various guests til...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank Lovemykids2
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Kermit Ruffins will cook and play trumpet for you when you visit his latest bar. Don't let the size of the corner bar fool you! It opens up to a great courtyard where neighbourhood locals hang with International tourists. They are all hungry to hear...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank EdithManitoba
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend for your visit to see Kermit ruffins! His show was amazing and probably the best music in Nola!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank angelamR9494MN
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped there on a Jazzfest Sunday wanting to continue with good music. I got there at 9:35 and paid my $20 cover to listen to 2 songs. The show was over for the night. WOW! I could not believe they could take my money and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Sanm C
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We got lucky as Kermit was playing that night and he is not only a great musician, but is always fun to see! They had excellent rice and beans that night (the free offerings vary each night), it was a good crowd, good service and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank JessieMom
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Response from MaryRedshoes | Reviewed this property |
I don't think I'd take kids, it's more an adult venue.