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Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, New Orleans, Louisiana

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Distance from city center: 0.6mi
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added on the 25th of August, 2010
Lafitte's Blacksmith claims to be one of the oldest bars in the United States, and even if that's not accurate, this pub is pretty old anyway - it was built in 1722. It might not seem like much, but the building survived two fires, and it was the headquarters of Jean Lafitte, privateer, spy & local hero. The pub is the favourite haunt of some pretty popular local artists, and it is frequented both by tourists and New Orleans residents.

941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday 11:00-02:00, Friday to Sunday 10:00-03:30

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