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“Hand Grenades”

Tropical Isle Original
Ranked #18 of 248 Nightlife in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This is where it all started for Tropical Isle New Orleans. Tropical Isle® Original was first launched after the 1984 World’s Fair here in New Orleans. After thriving for 20 years on Toulouse Street, Tropical Isle® Original moved across the street to its current location. We have recreated the cozy atmosphere of the old bar while adding several big screen TVs and space for large groups of party goers.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

On bourbon street this place is King of the souvenir cups. Try the frozen hand grenade, but sip it, don't chug it or you'll be in a world of hurt.

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here to get out of the heat. Ordered water and the signature drink, hand grenade. 7 hours later we left after making new friends from Minnesota, Colorado, Chicago, and Scotland.

Nicely priced drinks. Fun bartenders. Live band. And, this was a Thursday.

The frozen hand grenades aren’t as strong as on the rocks. The skinny ones are even stronger. The guy from Colorado said the shark attack was just too sugary - hangover waiting to happen.

Fun place!

Thank newiscool
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Get a shark attack. That is all I will say. I don’t want to ruin it. After that get a hand grenade on the rocks.

Thank mphy
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a great place to go when you want tasty, fruity and STRONG drinks. Prices are affordable for the size of drinks that you get, and they all come in cool cups with cool presentations. There was also live music while we were here, so that was nice. I definitely recommend stopping in for a drink or three while you're going up and down Bourbon.

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Awesome place, stopped here for at least one drink every night. The Shark Attack is awesome, and the little presentation the bartender does is hilarious, so make sure you have your camera out! Grenade is good too, get the "skinny" version for less sugar, (its still sweet)

Keep your cups for a discount! There are multiple locations along Bourbon.

Thank Anthony S
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