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Tropical Isle

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Drinks w/ kick

The Grenade is definitely one of the highest alcohol content single drinks in the Bourbon street... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lonnell D
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Get the party started here

You need to try the hand-grenade and shark attack drinks while in New Orleans. This is where... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelly S
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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...more
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721 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145
French Quarter
+1 504-523-1927
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Grenade is definitely one of the highest alcohol content single drinks in the Bourbon street area. We use to visit Willie’s Chicken Shack every visit, but we changed up. This is the place to visit. One Grenade is like two of the Willie’s drinks....More

Thank Lonnell D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to try the hand-grenade and shark attack drinks while in New Orleans. This is where everyone goes to get the party started. The drinks are delicious and fun; and they are reasonably priced. There is a walk-up window off the sidewalk to purchase...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

There are several Tropical Isle's on bourbon street but this was my favorite - The Bartender the crowd the music all seemed right you also have to try the Hand Grenade and the shark bite. Hand Grenade was much better then I though it would...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a fun place! Great Hand Grenades! Fast service! Fun atmosphere and decor! Can't wait to go back!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had such a good time at this bar we came back every night at least for a little bit! Elisa was an awesome bartender and totally took care of us. We ended up buy every single cup/novelty drink you can! Will return!!!

Thank cockburntaylor91
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I had know idea there was a show with this drink I loved it, $5 tip just for that, drink was good. The funny part I couldn't decide on a drink I just picked it cause shark week was last week lol

Thank nwnh40
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

If you want a super tasty drink, in a fun cup, head to Tropical Isle and get you a grenade! They’re the only thing I drink when we visit New Orleans now! They’re so addicting and delicious!

Thank 24bridgett24
Reviewed 16 July 2018

If you want to partake of cliquish libations, one of the many Tropical Isle on Bourbon are the places to stop by. We had just made a purchase at one of the local art establishments and were looking for a place to "celebrate". It was...More

Thank saudicats
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This bar is located on Bourbon Street . It is Known for its hand grenades and shark attacks !! It is lively and air conditioned . The staff is very friendly and helpful . Note there is a one drink requirement to enter the establishment...More

1  Thank laj2e7
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Went here because you can't go to NOLA and not get a hand grenade which is suppose to be the strongest drink. Got a hand grenade the first night here and after 1 I was feeling it. Not sure if it was because it's that...More

Thank Arielle W
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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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2 February 2018|
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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
Allowed to come in and enjoy the atmosphere and soft drinks.