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Tropical Isle

721 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
+1 504-523-1927
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Shark Attack

Most people go to Tropical Isle for the famous Hand Grenade, but those aren't actually very good... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Whitney J

Hand grenades are a must. We got skinnies on ice. The shark attack is hilarious. I survived the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Johnson City, Tennessee
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The downstairs Tropical Isle bar presents live entertainment seven nights a week featuring Debi & The Deacons, Captain Leo, Rhythm & Rain and other great bands specializing in Trop-Rock. The upstairs “Top of the Trop” area has a wrap around balcony with a fabulous view of Bourbon Street, big screen TVs, a pool table and a jukebox filled with lots of Jimmy Buffet music. The world famous Hand Grenade, Tropical Itch, Horny Gator and Shark Attack are served at both bars. The perfect place for your special event or private party. Check out our live webcam of the outside entrance and also our live streaming webcam of the stage.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hand grenade” (93 reviews)
“shark attack” (18 reviews)
“tropical itch” (9 reviews)
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721 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
French Quarter
+1 504-523-1927
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Reviewed yesterday

Most people go to Tropical Isle for the famous Hand Grenade, but those aren't actually very good. They are strong though and that tends to be what people want on Bourbon St anyway. If you visit the Tropical Isle, order a Shark Attack, it comes...More

Thank Whitney J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hand grenades are a must. We got skinnies on ice. The shark attack is hilarious. I survived the shark attack.

Thank JaredNTiff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Bar, great music, great hand grenades! So stop by when walking along Bourbon Street, make this the bar you stop for a while and enjoy the traditional cajun music.

Thank Dave_Waggy_Jones
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and tasty drinks. A must-stop-in New Orleans place. Everybody seems friendly, relaxed. "Hand grenade" and "shark attack" seem to be some of the most popular cocktails.

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A popular little place and its easy to understand why. Great cocktails there and not too expensive. The novelty "Shark Attacks" are worth trying - they are definitely the most fun you can have for $10!!

Thank LisaF_WritesReviews
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great entertainment venue as well as serving great drinks. Pat & Earl have three great places to visit and be entertained. The Top of the Trop has a great balcony for people-watching down Bourbon while enjoying a Bushwacker, one of their new drinks.

Thank LauraS1118
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I went for my 21st birthday with my best friend and this place was a lot of fun. The workers were all very nice every time we went in there. Plus the hand grenades are amazing! You'll see them everywhere on Bourbon Street so they...More

Thank kelliet123
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A couple of nights before, I took my niece to the 600 location. This night after a long day of meetings, I brought my co-worker here to bless her life with a Hand Grenade. Lets say, we all cut lose and danced into every bar...More

Thank FindingWater
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Go here to hang out and just relax, there's a few of them around and you get a discount if you keep the cup. Order a shark attack, great experience.

Thank cindym82
Reviewed 16 June 2017

When I was in New Orleans everybody told me I have to go to Tropical Isle and try Hand grenade cocktail. And I did. And it was awesome! Other than that, place is great, friendly staff, great atmosphere... You will have a great time, that's...More

Thank David R
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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