Without a doubt, The Napoleon House is a New Orleans institution, and deservedly so! It's a throwback, unchanged since time began -- or, at least, since it became a bar, not a grocery store -- and captures the atmosphere of old New Orleans beautifully. To walk into the Napoleon House is to step back in time, and savor history. To sit in the courtyard is to step into "King Creole" with Elvis Presley (a great movie, and certainly his very best), to breathe in "A Streetcar Named Desire," and so much more . . .
With Lynn in town for a conference (where else but New Orleans would you host a convention of DUI defense attorneys?), we joined some friends for lunch the first day of the conference and headed over to the Napoleon House -- four DUI attorneys and two spouses (spice?). Six Pimm's Cups (no, NOT each!), some roast beef po'boys (fully dressed; with debris), some jambalaya, and some gumbo later, we were VERY happy campers!
Thank you, Napoleon House, for remaining just the same as when I left you. I know you'll be the same when I return . . .
Napoleon House Bar & Cafe
500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130