• The Spotted Cat
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The Spotted Cat

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

Map / Directions 10Best Says

While local musicians entertain, patrons chill on comfy couches and sip cocktails at this popular Marigny lounge. The relaxed setting appeals to a mature clientele, and the music ranges from New...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Fri: 4pm-2am
  • Sat-Sun: 3pm-2am

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • No Cover Charge

  • Best Nightlife: "There's a terrific night art market just next door, open Thursday through Sunday from 7 pm, definitely a must-shop."
  • Jazz Clubs: "Your best chance at getting in is either come 10-15 minutes early or during a set break, which usually happens at the top of the hour."
  • Dance Clubs: "Free beginner swing dance lessons are offered at 5 pm every Wednesday."
  • Live Music: "There's a terrific night art market just next door, open Wed.-Sun from 7 pm, definitely a must-shop."
  • Recommended as Best Nightlife Because: The bar offers live music in an authentic New Orleans setting.
  • Best for Jazz Clubs Because: The Spotted Cat is an iconic Frenchmen Street club known for swing dancing crowds and lively bands.
  • Best for Dance Clubs Because: This Frenchmen Street fave draws locals and visitors to its eclectic menu of retro and gypsy swing music.
  • Best for Live Music Because: This hoppin' spot on Frenchmen Street attracts an eclectic crowd with acoustic gypsy swing jazz music.


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