• Monteleone Hotel Carousel Bar
  • Photo courtesy of Carousel Bar & Lounge
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Monteleone Hotel Carousel Bar

Type: Hotel Bar, Late Night / After Hours, Live Music, Lounge

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Carousel Bar is an infamous stopping point in the revered Monteleone Hotel on Royal Street in the French Quarter. Built in 1949 and renovated in 2011, the 25 seat bar gently spins its patrons...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 11am-2am

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • No cover charge

  • Best Nightlife: "There's usually a wait for one of the 25 revolving seats at this iconic bar, so avoid peak hours for a better chance of climbing aboard."
  • Bars: "This is a super spot to catch early music, with performances during happy hour most days."
  • Recommended as Best Nightlife Because: The 25-seat rotating novelty is the only bar of its kind in the city, with a history that dates back to 1949.
  • Best for Bars Because: This is a storied meeting spot for locals and a swell grown ups bar for anybody.

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