Cafe Lafitte in Exile is a bar in New Orleans' French Quarter that has operated continuously since 1933. It claims to be the oldest continuously operating gay bar in the United States (along with White Horse Inn in Oakland, California which has also operated since 1933).A visit to Cafe Lafitte in Exile represents just the start of the adventure when you use our New Orleans tour planner to plot your vacation.
Cafe Lafitte in Exile reviews
We found this place while wandering around the Quarter. Staff and patrons were nice. They had karaoke going but were shutting it down when we got there, around 11, so we didn't get to sing, but it... more »
This was directly across the street from our AIRBNB- we stopped in here numerous times. Great energy- great bartenders. Our ice machine was broken and they were kind enough to send us off with ice... more »
Ryan (DOWNSTAIRS) is too old to adopt. ONLY thing wrong about Lafitte! Had a WONDERFUL time here Halloween week. Every staff member here is amazingly friendly, would have liked to meet Mr. Bubbles, maybe next time. Great music & awesome vibe! Have Ryan make you a Hurricane!
This is my favorite place in NOLA. First experienced in 1984, not much has changed , still a great place. (well, I haven't seen anyone f****d on the pool table recently. Fond memories
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