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Fritzel's European Jazz Bar

733 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
+1 504-586-4800
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Great jazz experience!!

This was one of the first jazz clubs I visited in New Orleans and definitely my favorite. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sylwia O
A crowded bar

This bar is always full and has small space. The music is ok, they are rag time jazz band. The wine... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Irwan S
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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733 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
French Quarter
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+1 504-586-4800
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"drink minimum"
in 56 reviews
"richard scott"
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"no cover charge"
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"house band"
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"great music"
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"bourbon st"
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"piano player"
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"both nights"
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"great seats"
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"hole in the wall"
in 7 reviews
"preservation hall"
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"french quarter"
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"great drinks"
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"jazz"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of the first jazz clubs I visited in New Orleans and definitely my favorite. Excellent music, good drinks and very attentive staff. It is small and cozy place and you actually get to sit down and enjoy the music compared to some...More

Thank Sylwia O
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This bar is always full and has small space. The music is ok, they are rag time jazz band. The wine is not good. But their Hurricane was good. A legend jazz bar.

Thank Irwan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place I've been looking for for 30 years. Small and intimate, people listen, terrific bands with acoustic instruments and best of all including jazz piano. Staff is very nice also and no cover. I could sit there all night and listen.

Thank 966timothyl
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mid evening on a Monday, we walked down to Fritzels, as it was highly recommended by a number of locals. Small bar, with an excellent selection of beers spirits and wines. Friendly helpful chatty bar staff. However, they didn’t serve food, so we enjoyed a...More

Thank Paleflier
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went relatively early arriving just before nine so we're able to get a seat. The band on a Tuesday night were great and performed a mix of their own music and some classics. Very tight and polished performance. Drinks were a disappointment with both...More

Thank ChiefsBTB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small bar and jazz venue is one of the best places you can stop by in the French Quarter -- as good an experience as Preservation Hall or the clubs on Frenchman Street. The house band is a fantastic set of musicians, and the...More

Thank Cary L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Fritzels on a hot busy day during Jazz Fest. A very homely place that was a quiet haven on the madness of Bourbon Street, exactly what we needed! A lively Jazz piano player started at 3pm by which time we had indulged in...More

Thank ClareyG
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh My! What a treat to listen to the house band here. They were outstanding. They provided us with a memorable night of terrific jazz and entertainment.

Thank DaveandJudy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to New Orleans for a 40th birthday and Fritzels was on our hit list of bars to investigate. I'm so glad we made it our first stop as we returned multiple times over the entire weekend. The music was UNREAL! Truly made me...More

Thank Liza V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The house band was tight. Two other musicians jumped in for a song or two. Excellent music, excellent vibe.

Thank Ken S
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lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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carollcowell
1 May 2018|
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Response from XenoKat | Reviewed this property |
If the drink was either a clear green or a milky white, then it was Absinthe
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FNPinKnox
8 March 2018|
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Response from Jessica K | Reviewed this property |
There is no cover. I believe you can buy soda or bottled water. Alternatively, make new friends and buy your seat neighbor a drink. Supporting the bar/musicians in this fashion is a small price to pay for such quality... More
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RiderFan21
29 August 2017|
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Response from catlady423 | Reviewed this property |
It's just a little more intimate of a setting. I wasn't exactly impressed with it. There's a private bar with low lighting and two different rooms.
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