Balcony Music Club
Old Us Mint
The Mint, housed in a somewhat blocky Greek-revival building, was the only one in the USA to have printed both US and Confederate...
Igor’s Checkpoint Charlie
Igor’s is so grungy it could start a band in early ’90s Seattle. It serves greasy food, good beer and a pleasant minimum of attitude...
Louisiana Pizza Kitchen
Opposite the Old US Mint, this is a popular local chain offering wood-fired, individual pizza crusts that resemble toasted pita bread as...
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Lonely Planet review
Balcony is all about the acts; if there’s a dud band playing you can pass it up, but on good nights it forms a very convenient crux in the French Quarter–Faubourg Marigny Decatur St stumble o’ fun. The 1920s flapper nights, held on a semi-regular basis, are the best; if you’ve ever seen the 1996 movie Swingers, it’s kind of exactly like the scene in the Brown Derby. If that cultural reference soared past, imagine walking into a speakeasy circa the Al Capone days and you’ve got an idea of what’s going on.