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Old Absinthe House

240 Bourbon St. (Bienville St.) Send to Phone
The Absinthe House Frappe is the signature cocktail at this famed French Quarter bar. Photo by Tyler / CC BY-SA 2.0


Open daily 9 a.m.-4 a.m.

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Old Absinthe House, New Orleans, LA

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Old Absinthe House Restaurant Review

: Old Absinthe House in the French Quarter inhabits an historic building that dates back to 1806. (The second floor is rumored to have been the meeting place where the famous pirate Jean Lafitte and Major General Andrew Jackson agreed to join forces for the Battle of New Orleans.) Step up to the copper-topped bar and order the bar's signature Absinthe House Frappe or other classic cocktails such as the Sazerac, Old Fashioned, Planter's Punch or Ramos Gin Fizz.

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