Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

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Details
941 Bourbon St (at St Philip St)
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 593-9761
Dive Bar
1
8.90
Hours
Mon–Sun: 10:30 AM–3:00 AM
Map: Surroundings & Nearby
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Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Gloomy. Dark. Perfect. It's like stepping back in time when the Nachez Trace ended here and rafts filled the streets.
Esquire
Wed, 02/02/2011 - 07:08
Built between 1722 and 1732, this venue is reputed to be the oldest structure used as a bar in the United States. Considered haunted, but you can guarantee leaving this place having a great time!
Red Bull
Thu, 08/02/2012 - 09:59
The oldest continually occupied bar in the U.S., this place was once, according to legend, owned by the pirate Jean Lafitte. The tiny open air bar on Bourbon Street pours them cheap and fast.
The Daily Meal
Tue, 06/21/2011 - 17:31
Worth checking out if yer on Bourbon St. They say it's oldest bar in the US (1772, pre-independence!) tho I think there's 3-4 other bars claiming the same. Would be classier w/out the ATM & jukebox.
Dens
Thu, 06/09/2011 - 10:11
Possibly the coolest bar on Earth.
John
Wed, 03/31/2010 - 13:53
Best Hurricanes in new Orleans
Casey
Sat, 07/24/2010 - 18:08
built around 1772 considered "oldest continually occupied bar in the United States" Now ain't that something.
WillMcD
Tue, 08/16/2011 - 18:00
Order the Purple Slushy Thingy.
Chris
Sat, 08/07/2010 - 20:12
Purple drank.
Jacob
Mon, 02/21/2011 - 22:17
Nola's best bar check out the celeb wall ....
Brandon
Tue, 03/22/2011 - 21:41
Awesome hurricanes in a historic building.
Granville
Fri, 04/16/2010 - 13:47
get a hurricane
Michael
Mon, 11/02/2009 - 11:26
Oldest bar in America! 1772!
Chris
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 16:51
Get a hurricane. Arguably better than Pat O's.
Emily
Fri, 11/13/2009 - 05:04
It's the darkest bar you'll ever be in! Candle lit!
Aubrey
Sat, 11/13/2010 - 17:13
my neighborhood hangout right across the street. <3
Meloney Smith
Mon, 10/24/2011 - 23:37
Good bloody marys.
Morgan
Mon, 01/04/2010 - 15:25
2 words: Purple Drank
Tom
Fri, 08/19/2011 - 19:14
Definitely stop by for a drink before or after your night on Bourbon. Very chill, laid back spot. Fireplace in the middle of the building, multiple open doors on the side, courtyard..worth a stop!!
Chelsea
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 17:27
When on Bourbon, you MUST visit this place! Coolest. Bar. Ever. Grab a stool around the piano!
Jonathan
Sat, 09/24/2011 - 22:47
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