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About House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - New Orleans

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar features a harmony of Southern cuisine and re-imagined American favorites that are bold and classic, yet contemporary. Here, you will indulge in genuine culture with cuisine that is as illustrious as the talent on the stage, and as inspiring as the art on the walls. Whether you’re in the mood for a juicy Smoked BBQ Bacon burger, fire-grilled flatbreads, or our signature Voodoo shrimp, there’s a little something for every rockstar on this menu.

House of Blues New Orleans offers a unique, high-energy environment where guests can eat and be entertained. Our well trained staff always has all hands on deck to help create an unforgettable and truly unique dining experience. Conveniently located just blocks away the French Quarter, Lafayette Square, and Mercedes-Benz Superdome, House of Blues Restaurant & Bar provides a place for locals and visitors alike to have an experience that will leave your taste buds singing all the way home!

225 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Creole / Cajun / Southern

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cross Street:
Iberville

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(504) 310-4961

Website:
http://www.houseofblues.com/neworleans/crossroads

Entertainment:
Join us for Happy Hour MON-FRI from 3-6PM.

*7 NIGHTS A WEEK*
6PM- Live Music

*WEDNESDAYS*
7PM- Comedy Gold (FREE Comedy Show) hosted by Leon Blanda in Voodoo Garden

*FRIDAYS*
3PM - Hot Out the Pot Fresh Seafood Boil w/ Live Music in Voodoo Garden

*SATURDAYS*
3PM and 7PM- Live Music in Voodoo Garden and HOB Restaurant & Bar

*SUNDAYS*
10AM- Gospel Brunch

Check the House of Blues New Orleans event calendar at our website for a current list of our Music Hall shows and Voodoo Garden events.
*All event times are subject to change due to private parties.

Parking Details:
House of Blues Restaurant and Bar offers validated parking for The Shops at Canal Place covered garage on the corner of N. Peters and Canal. The rate is $7 for up to 6 hours.

Public Transit:
The House of Blues is accessible off the St Charles and Magazine street cars, along with the Magazine St bus-line.

Executive Chef:
Bradly Green

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
The House of Blues can accommodate parties from 10 to 1000. Please call for more information.

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Private Dining

Looking for an event that Rocks? Our house can be yours to create lasting memories with spaces perfect for social and corporate events, such as dinners, receptions, meetings and presentations. Your special event is a once in a lifetime experience, let House of Blues take your event center stage.

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - New Orleans Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Live Music (31)
Casual (19)
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Fun (14)
Good for Groups (12)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Authentic (10)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Kid-friendly (6)
People Watching (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Business Meals (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Cozy (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Romantic (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Scenic View (3)
Spicy (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Great Beer (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Savannah)·Dined 4 days ago

Enjoyed the food and the music. The live performer was very good and he also included us in his show/performance.

Tags: Spicy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined 5 days ago

It was just okay. Neat to say I have been there. Food was just so so. Drinks were good. Nice courtyard. Service was really good. Enjoyed music

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Joshua Cook + companion great singers and guitar players !!!!

Very friendly too.

Waitress Anna prompt, caring and effective

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Great food and nice music. Friendly servers. Interesting decor.

Tags: Authentic, Live Music
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We ate here for my birthday celebration. The mule was great...although kind of pricey. I really liked the bread pudding and the grit cake a lot!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The only thing we didn’t like was the folk music at a New Orleans Blues Club. I expected blues, silly me.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Live Music
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

The Voodoo Shrimp is outstanding! The server was very helpful with recommendations. The atmosphere was great. Music accompanied dinner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Fun
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Had the brisket, large portion very good. that being said, service was very slow.
Live music, volume was so loud it was difficult to hold a conversation. cant recommend unless you go strictly for the music.

Tags: Live Music
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Place was great but the food was’nt. I told the waitress and the manager about my disappointment. They only offered to bring me more of the same food. Of course I declined that offer.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Fantastic food! Was expecting bar type menu and food but was super surprised. Great local cuisine and great, attentive staff!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Live Music, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Shane was our waiter. Very friendly. Great with our group of high schoolers. Attentive to water glasses and other drinks. Let us know when food was coming. Excellent job!

Tags: Spicy, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Fun, Disabled Access, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, People Watching, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Loved everything about our whole evening there. Just awesome!

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

It was a very nice time. It would be better if the attendent that received earlier has given me the correct information. I was at the House of Blues in the afternoon just to know and be aware of its direction. At that time, I asked the lady if they would transmit the NFL night football. She said "yes! We always show the main games of the evening". For my surprise, when my wife and I got there, there was no NFL games on TV. I asked thus and they told me that the night game was the baseball game insted of the NFL game. Not a big deal, bur I was really prepaired to watch my favorite game and having some fun. In the end, we just had our dinner and moved to another place to watch the game.

Tags: Authentic, Live Music
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Music was NOT Blues. But kinda country. The shrimp tacos were bland...shrimp out of a frozen food bag. Good jambalaya, however. Our server did all she could to make up for the meal we sent back. A huge disappointment.

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

Absolutely caring, concerned and helpful service !! Thank you Stephanie !

Tags: Late-night Find, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Fun place for some good eats. Staff was very friendly and welcoming, and the drinks were great

Tags: People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Live Music, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

My husband and I came to House of Blues looking for great live music and great drinks to celebrate his birthday. Although our waiter, Mike, was very sweet and pretty attentive...we left pretty quickly because the ambiance was dead and we were bored to tears.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Good food, live music and it gave you a good feeling of what NOLA is all about.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Live Music, Authentic
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

I found this place on the internet and said I wanted to go there. My boyfriend saw it when we where walking and and ask me did I want to go there and I said yes. The food was tasteless the menu doesn't offer much and this is from the food menu to the drink menu. We ordered jambalaya they gave us a plate of tasteless rice a few pieces of meat.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Food was fantastic and the service was outstanding

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Anna was our waitress and she was awesome! Atmosphere was chill, food was great and music was entertaining.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Tasting Menu
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The cocktails are super strong and the food is satisfying. My only suggestion would be to make the key lime pie more tart - it was a little too sweet!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Visit New Orleans

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·Dined on September 4, 2017

Excellent choice. Excellent food. Excellent experience.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 30, 2017

ToT fans must try the ToT appetizer, it's a meal for 2

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·Dined on August 25, 2017

We really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. The music was not so loud that our party couldn't have a conversation, but was a good volume for enjoying. The restaurant was kid friendly, so our granddaughter was able to join us for a nice dinner. The food was excellent. We really enjoyed the appetizers and entrees.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Live Music, Kid-friendly, Casual
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·Dined on August 25, 2017

Party of 6, loved the food, and music, as ever the atmosphere.
Excellent service.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Live Music, Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Always amazing and we were treated to a great performance from a local singer. Food was great.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Had dinner before going to Tower of Power show. Promptly seated. Great ambiance and energy. Good live entertainment. Friendly wait staff. Food was tasty and service was good. Getting a line pass to the show afterwards was a nice touch.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Enjoy the environment atmosphere, entertainment and food selection. Love it all! Thank you so much "House Of Blues"!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Late-night Find, Live Music, Casual
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Excellent service and food.
Happy day. Stephanie was our server! A star!

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Very slow kitchen!

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·Dined on August 11, 2017

Food was nearly inedible. Vegetable cheese dip was lukewarm. Fried chicken underdone. Salmon flavorless.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 7, 2017

House of Blues was simply amazing! The portion sizes were great and had fabulous flavor. Will definitely visit again if I get back this way.

Tags: Casual, Authentic
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

We had Kris as our Waiter and he was so great! Just a fun night, with amazing service. He was so attentive and we had some laughs too! Definately glad we chose to come here!

Tags: Live Music, Authentic, Good for a Date, Fun, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Awesome time at the HOB! My wife and I were getting away for a couple of nights and dinner here was one of our most memorable parts. Karina, our waitress, was extremely knowledgeable of the menu and very descriptive. She was friendly and energetic and brought a lot to our experience. All of the employees we engaged, from the bartender to the gift shop attendant, were super-friendly and great ambassadors. The live music playing out back was exceptional and appropriate for the setting - two guitarists and a drummer playing blues and light rock for a weekend dinner crowd - perfect! We felt more like we were among friends than at a restaurant having dinner. I will definitely return whenever I go back to New Orleans and will take friends and family as well! Time and money are valuable resources but are both well spent at the HOB New Orleans!!!

Tags: Business Meals, Spicy, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great Beer, Fun, Casual, Local Ingredients, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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·Dined on August 1, 2017

It was very unfortunate that we decided to go to this restaurant for dinner. The food, all four dishes that we ordered, were very poor. A greasy beef appetizer, a tasteless "jambalaya", a dry shrimp poboy, and an uneventful chicken pasta. Stay away from the expensive, extremely low quality food!

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 (Savannah)·Dined on July 29, 2017

House of Blues was a lot of fun! I am so glad that we ate here during our stay in New Orleans.

Tags: Casual, Live Music, Fun, Hot Spot
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 27, 2017

We've been there for the 2nd time in 2 days because of the good food and music!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 25, 2017

decent happy hour prices - our server seemed a little new (wasn't very sure of things, had to double check a lot, brought me a bill then when I got the receipt back with my credit card, she rang it up higher. Turns out she forgot to add in my last drink but it would have been nice if she had mentioned why there was a price difference instead of my having to figure it out.

Music was exceptional!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Casual, Authentic, Live Music, Happy Hour
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