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“Margarita & bushwacker!”
Review of Tropical Isle

Tropical Isle
Ranked #19 of 246 Nightlife in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you want a tasty drink try the margarita and bushwacker! We enjoyed 2 rounds of drinks here and then went back the next day for the bushwacker!!

Thank Hana S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Just skip the hurricanes and come straight here. Get the hand grenade frozen or the horny gator on the rocks. Both do the trick but they'll also sneak up on you! The atmosphere is so much more fun and exciting, and the bartenders/bouncers are much nicer than Pat O'Brien's. They actually smile at you and thank you/wish you a good time.

I think if you save your cup, you get $1 off your refill. The bathroom is hilarious and feels like you're walking through a jungle. One of my favorite spots in the city.

1  Thank amycf820
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

You can rent the upstairs for $1000 dollars an hour. And it counts towards you bar bill. The Drink with a shark, I was not a fan of the taste, but the presentation is awesome. The Grenades go down way to easy. Be careful. it was a fun bar to be in

1  Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This place is always one on my first stops when I visit New Orleans. The hand grenades are cheap, good and strong. Grab one and keep walking!! Sometimes the line is long but don’t worry they have it on tap and the line moves fast! Just a word of advise they creep up on you quickly so don’t drink too many or too fast.

1  Thank Jenbriecory
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Forget the hurricanes the hand grenade is the best
They wont tell you whats in it but its a melon drink with all kinds of booze in a bong shaped plastic thing you can take home for 10 bucks 9 dollars for a refill
You cant even see it being mixed as it is served from a soda gun
The Bartenders were very friendly

This was our favorite bar on Bourbon st and there are all kinds of kitschy items for good photo ops with a Tiki pole you can make a wish
It must have been broken while we were there because I didn't hit the lottery but had a great time
The men's room is a trip if you like peeing in a trough but after a few hand grenades who cares

1  Thank Squonk2014
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