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Kermit's Treme Speakeasy

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Address: 1535 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2901
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+1 504-309-5828

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Great show

Went here on the recommendation of a frequent visitor and we were not disappointed. Slightly out of the way, but not with Uber, small indoor space with much larger patio outside... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael D
Verona, New Jersey, United States
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Verona, New Jersey, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here on the recommendation of a frequent visitor and we were not disappointed. Slightly out of the way, but not with Uber, small indoor space with much larger patio outside, where you can still hear the music. Don;'t expect anything fancy but good friendly service and fantastic music. We will definitely go back when back in town.

Thank Michael D
Santa Fe, NM
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Kermit is definitely in the coolest guy in the universe club, and his place in the Treme has a lot to do with that. We got there early on a Sunday. Hung out with the man himself and with Kermit's family. Watched the parade roll by out front, dined on a proper barbecue out back, meeting people and soaking up... More 

2 Thank FedByFire
Loveland, Colorado
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323 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I can't speak highly enough about this establishment. We walked in from the quarter (which many will tell you is a bad idea); we found the walk to be quick and easy and not at all intimidating. The food was stellar and we had a great time interacting with the staff and other patrons before the music started up. Kermit... More 

2 Thank CopperLeah
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2014

My boyfriend and I just got back from our first trip to NOLA and Kermit was a must see for us. This intimate little speakeasy is the perfect place for comfort food and good music. We had dinner while we waited for Kermit to show up (he was coming back from San Francisco and coming straight to the bar to... More 

2 Thank WindyCityHoosier
Orinda, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Visiting from San Francisco, we were looking forward to hearing Kermit at his Speakeasy. The show was billed as Kermit and his band. We showed up over an hour early to get seats. A drummer, electric piano player and bass guitarist came on, the latter two being quite good. However, the drummer was obnoxiously loud, drowning out the other two... More 

2 Thank Paleogal
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2013

My husband and I LOVE Kermit, we are his biggest Canadian fans!!! so it was a must to visit on our latest trip to New Orleans. Well, he did not disappoint! The food was delicious, the drinks icy cold, and the entertainment was number one. After his set, Kermit made sure that he thanked everyone and was gracious enough to... More 

1 Thank natneal
O'Fallon, Missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I encourage every lover of music to make this a must when in New Orleans. My party did not arrive early enough to partake of the amazing looking food... but the music and people (both performers and patrons) I found to be unmatched.

1 Thank dralouise
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This is New Orleans, circa 2013. Sunday night at Kermit's Treme Speakeasy with Mr. Ruffin at the mic. This was my most memorable musical experience in New Orleans next to a 7th Ward 2nd Line parade. And you just feel the cultural richness of Treme by being there. This is an essential experience for anyone traveling to the Crescent City... More 

2 Thank wwelburn
Port Lavaca, Texas
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2013

My husband and I absolutely loved this place! This is what we had been wanting to experience the entire time we were there. The people were very welcoming and the food (A+ on the frog legs & Creole tamales) & music were awesome. We arrived a bit early in order to get a table, which proved to be helpful info... More 

1 Thank rgm1982
virginia beach, virginia
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We went on a Sunday night (June 16th) hoping to see Kermit (my brother is a big fan) and we were not disappointed. We got there early to ensure we would get a table (it wasn't necessary to get there before 5 - 5:30 to get a table but this was during the off-peak season.) We had a great time.... More 

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