New Orleans Nightlife

Napoleon House Bar and Café

  • 500 Chartres St. Map It
  • French Quarter
  • Bars/Pubs
  • Fodor's Choice

Fodor's Review

It's a living shrine to what may be called the semi-official New Orleans school of decor: faded grandeur. Chipped wall paint, diffused light, and a tiny courtyard with a trickling fountain and lush banana trees create a timeless escapist mood. The house specialty is a Pimm's Cup (here they top Pimm's No. 1 with lemonade and 7-Up). This vintage restaurant and watering hole has long been popular with writers, artists, and other free spirits, although today most customers are tourists. But even locals who don't venture often into the French Quarter will make an exception for Napoleon House.

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Address:

500 Chartres St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, USA

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Phone:

504-524–9752

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