14 Parishes

1638 Clio St., (504) 605-4453; www.14parishes.com; @14ParishesNOLA

Restaurant Bar

This casual Jamaican restaurant features colorful artwork and a laid-back, rustic vibe. There's a live band or DJ on Wednesday and karaoke every Thursday. Featured drinks include the Bobsled and rum punch. The last Monday of every month is speed-dating night. Open Tue.-Sat. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Wed.-Fri.

45 Tchoup

4529 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 891-9066; www.45tchoup.com

Neighborhood Bar

There's always sports on TV at this neighborhood bar, and food trucks park outside several nights a week. Beer and a shot is a favorite combo, and there are about 60 beer choices and $6 glasses of wine. Walls in the women's restroom are decorated with prom pictures. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 2 p.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Aline Street Beer Garden

1515 Aline St., (504) 891-5774

Beer Pub

A dog-friendly German-style beer hall with long communal tables gathering patrons under alluring courtyard lighting, Aline has become a favorite place for social drinkers and beer enthusiasts. Weekly specials include $6 flights on Wednesdays and service-industry specials on Mondays. There's German food and rotating pop-ups every night. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

Amici Ristorante and Bar

3218 Magazine St. (504) 300-1250; www.amicinola.com

Restaurant Bar

The Italian restaurant has a pressed-tin ceiling, exposed brick walls and a bar backed by stacks of wine bottles. There are more than 30 beers and an Italian-inspired cocktail list. The Pimm di Italiano is a Pimm's Cup with fresh cucumber, mint, Aperol and Pimm's. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

Arana Taqueria y Cantina

3242 Magazine St., (504) 894-1233;  www.facebook.com/arananola; @arananola

Restaurant Bar

This casual but sleek Mexican restaurant, which focuses on cuisine of the Yucatan, has a wide selection of mezcals and tequila, as well as red and white sangria. During the restaurant's happy hour, drinks and tacos are available for half price. Arana also offers bottomless margaritas on Saturday until 5 p.m. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

The Avenue Pub

1732 St. Charles Ave., (504) 586-9243;  www.theavenupub.com; @AvenuePubNOLA

Beer Pub

This casual tavern specializes in craft beer and also offers a long list of bourbon, rye and whiskey. Beer events include release parties by regional breweries, limited-edition beer tastings and more. Boucherie's Nathanial Zimet created the food menu, which features Cajun Croque Monsieur, made with tasso and olive salad and more. Open 24 hours daily. Food available.

Bar Frances

4525 Freret St., (504) 371-5043; www.barfrances.com

Wine Bar

The wine list and food menu have plenty of French accents at this casual wine bistro. The wine list is heavy on European wines, and there are roughly 15 available by the glass as well as tasting flights. The Calvados Old Fashioned includes walnut liqueur and Angostura bitters. The menu has creative small plates, salads and entrees. Outdoor seating is available on a raised terrace overlooking Freret Street. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.

Barrel Proof

1201 Magazine St., (504) 299-1888; www.barrelproofnola.com; @BarrelProofNola

Neighborhood Bar

With an impressive selection of American, Irish and Japanese whiskeys, single-malt Scotches, locally and internationally brewed beer, wine and other distinctive spirits, the dimly lit Barrel Proof is a good place to unwind after a long day or to hang out until the wee hours. Barrel Proof Kitchen serves food Wednesday through Saturday and there's pop-ups Sunday through Tuesday. Open daily. Food available.

Baru Bistro and Tapas

3700 Magazine St., (504) 895-2225; www.facebook.com/barubistrotapas; @BaruTapas

Restaurant Bar

Baru offers signature cocktails and small plates, including fried oysters and skirt steak skewers. The bar serves mojitos, pisco sours and a Paloma made with mezcal, grapefruit, agave and basil. Open Mon.-Sat. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Basin Seafood & Spirits

3222 Magazine St., (504) 302-7391; www.basinseafoodnola.com 

Restaurant Bar

This restaurant focuses on rustic seafood dishes, and items such as crab and crawfish beignets appear on the bar's happy hour menu, which also features $4 local craft beers and $5 cocktails and glasses of wine. Specialty cocktails include the Orchard St. Night Train, with rum and limoncello, and the Good Life, with gin, basil, lemon, grapefruit and bitters. Oysters are 50 cents from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Bayou Bar

Pontchartrain Hotel, 2031 St. Charles Ave., (504) 323-1456; www.bayoubarneorleans.com

Hotel Bar

The Pontchartrain Hotel's more casual ground floor tavern features live piano at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Once a stop for Frank Sinatra and Truman Capote, the bar reportedly is where the Saints football franchise was born in 1966. There are extensive whiskey and beer lists and contemporary bar fare. Open daily. Food available.

Bouligny Tavern

3641 Magazine St., (504) 891-1810; www.boulignytavern.com

Craft Cocktails

The mid-century modern-styled interior sets an elegant atmosphere for sipping cocktails such as an Aperol spritzer or one of 20 wines served by the glass. The menu includes small plates, salads, cheeses, meats and oysters. Open Mon.-Sat. Food available.

The Bulldog

3236 Magazine St., (504) 891-1516; www.draftfreak.com/bulldog; @Bulldog_Uptown

Beer Pub

See Mid-City section for bar description.

Casa Borrega

1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 427-0654; www.casaborrega.com; @casaborrega

Restaurant Bar

The colorful folk art-inspired decor can make one forget the building formerly was a 19th-century Greek Revival home. There's a good selection of tequilas and mezcals, and a popular drink is the Iris, ginger, cucumber and tequila. There's a full menu of Mexican dishes. Open Tue.-Sat. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Sat.


3607 Magazine St., (504) 509-7655; www.cavanola.com; @cavanola

Craft Cocktails

This vintage chic Uptown sibling of Sylvain and Meauxbar offers discounted daiquiris, Sazeracs, martinis and other drinks during weekday happy hour, along with bar snacks including oyster cocktail, hushpuppies and french fries. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Charlie's Steak House

4510 Dryades St., (504) 895-9323; www.charliessteakhousenola.com

Restaurant Bar

Originally opened in 1932, Charlie's Steak House has stuck to a no-frills policy (for years there was not even a menu). After Hurricane Katrina, the bar transitioned from its beginnings as a bourbon drinker's spot to one known for cocktails and a wide selection of wines. The menu includes steaks and sides. Open Tue.-Sat. Full restaurant menu.

Circle Bar

1032 St. Charles Ave., (504) 588-2616; www.circlebarneworleans.com

Music Club

Located on the bottom floor of a haunted-looking dollhouse that houses it, Circle Bar on Lee Circle offers nightly rock 'n' roll, punk, DJ-powered dance parties, singer-songwriters and a few booths for people-watching or gawking at streetcars from inside the intimate dive. Bands (and the crowd) squeeze into the stage-less floor space in front of a defunct fireplace and a long bar. Open daily. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

The Club Ms. Mae's

4336 Magazine St., (504) 218-8035

Dive Bar

It feels like happy hour 24/7 at this go-to spot for cheap drinks, bar games and to convene with fellow sports fans. Whether you are going for an after-work highball, a pregame event or a nightcap, this bar is usually packed with a diverse crowd of characters. Open 24 hours daily. No food.

Columns Hotel Victorian Lounge

3811 St. Charles Ave., (504) 899-9308; www.thecolumns.com

Hotel bar

Located on the first floor of a 19th-century mansion-turned-hotel in the Garden District, the bar draws a variety of patrons who like to sip classic cocktails such as mint juleps, Ramos gin fizzes and Sazeracs while listening to live music or watching the street scene on St. Charles Avenue. The restaurant serves Cajun and Creole cuisine. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.


2800 Magazine St., (504) 265-0421;  www.coquettenola.com

Restaurant Bar

Wine, beer, craft cocktails and half-bottles of Champagne are featured on the drink list at this Garden District restaurant. Specialties include a version of the Pimm's Cup and a Grand Marnier tasting flight. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.

Courtyard Brewery

1020 Erato St.; www.courtyard-brewing.com; @CourtyardBrew

Beer pub

The nanobrewery and taproom are housed in a converted warehouse loading zone and have an industrial look. The venue attracts a casual crowd. The newly added Unit B, a small taproom expansion, is used for art installations, private events and dinners. The beer selection includes house-made Baby IPA, Just Enough to Aggravate a Bear, a Belgian dark strong ale and Old Sleepyhead, a wheat wine. Food trucks visit nearly every night. Open daily. No food.


4905 Freret St., (504) 302-2357;  www.curenola.com; @cureNOLA

Craft Cocktails

Cure and its lauded mixologists pioneered New Orleans' craft cocktail movement. Try a signature mixed drink, such as the fig, black pepper and ginger-infused Irish Fig Thing or the Take Scores, a gin martini made with South African vermouth and genepi flower. Dress is upscale chic. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Fri.-Sun.

Del Fuego Taqueria

4518 Magazine St., (504) 309-5797; www.delfuegotaqueria.com; @delfuegotacos

Restaurant Bar

The taqueria stocks more than 100 tequilas and mezcals, and uses them in a menu of margaritas, along with fresh juices and a house-made orangecello triple sec. There's seating on decks in front and back. Happy hour features $6 house margaritas, Juan Dalys (tequila, lemonade and iced tea) and sangria, plus beer and salsa specials. Open Mon.-Sat. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.


3442 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-0858;  www.thedelachaise.com

Wine bar

This narrow railroad car of a bar has plenty of seating at the long bar, at banquettes and in a small fenced-in courtyard overlooking St. Charles Avenue. The drink menu offers many wines by the glass as well as a curated list of imported beers, and the kitchen serves cheese plates and an upscale bistro menu with duck fat fries, lamb burgers and more. There are $5 glasses of wine every day. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.

Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar

5535 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 891-8500; www.dosjefes.com

Cigar bar

With live jazz every night and premium cigars, plus a full range of drinks, this is a spot for those with refined yet festive taste. Dos Jefes has an open-air patio, and the Taceaux Loceaux food truck visits Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Open daily. No food. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

Down the Hatch

1921 Sophie Wright Place, (504) 522-0909; www.downthehatchnola.com; @DTHNewOrleans

Restaurant Bar

This bar and grill is known for its expansive menu with seafood, Mediterranean and house specialties. A full bar features draft beers on tap and buy-one-get-one-free drink specials. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

Emeril's Delmonico

1300 St. Charles Ave., (504) 525-4937; www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-delmonico; @DelmonicoNOLA

Restaurant Bar

The upscale bar menu features $5 small plates and patrons can order from the restaurant's full menu of Creole cuisine. There's live music on Friday and Saturday nights. The barrel-aged Vieux Carre cocktail is made with Bulleit rye, cognac, sweet vermouth, Benedictine and Peychaud's and Angostura bitters. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

Evangeline Two

1753 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-4500

Neighborhood bar

The lounge draws regulars who hang out at the long bar or shoot pool (it's free) and enjoy cheap drinks and cold beer. The bar is open until 3 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday, but the only sustenance is chips. Open daily. Bar snacks available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

F&M Patio Bar

4841 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 895-6784; www.fandmpatiobar.com


It's hard to say what's more of a rite of passage for Uptown's tucked-in-shirt set: dancing on F&M's pool tables, or soaking up all that fun with its waffle cheese fries. Open daily. Food available.

Felipe's Mexican Taqueria

6215 S. Miro St., (504) 288-8226; www.felipestaqueria.com; @felipesnola

Restaurant Bar

See French Quarter section for bar description.

The Flying Pig

4920 Prytania St., (504) 644-2982; www.theflyingpigcafe.com

Restaurant Bar

The whimsical new restaurant serves Southern-centric fare with nods to Caribbean, Latin and Asian cuisine. Drink specials include the Kat Pour (a glass of wine filled to the brim) and the Pigtini. Happy hour includes free bacon on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Open Tue.-Sun. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Tue.-Fri.

Garden District Pub

1916 Magazine St., (504) 267-3392; www.gardendistrictpub1916.com

Beer Pub

The neighborhood pub offers a rotation of craft beers to go with its menu of local brews from Abita, Bayou Teche, NOLA Brewing and Tin Roof. There are domestic brews and imports from Belgium, England, Holland, Ireland and Mexico. The bar is dog friendly and offers drink specials during New Orleans Saints and Louisiana State University football games. Open daily. Bar snacks available. Happy hour opening-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri. & midnight-close daily.

Gasa Gasa

4920 Freret St., (504) 304-7110; www.gasagasa.com; @GasaGasaNOLA

Music Club

A colorfully lit, intimately sized stage hosts touring indie rock, hip-hop and alternative artists and a diverse cross section of New Orleans music scenes. The big back patio and back bar are ideal spots for mingling and snacking on food truck fare between sets. Happy hour begins at noon and ends when doors for that night's show open. Open Tue.-Sun. No food.

The Half Moon

1125 St. Mary St., (504) 522-0599;  www.halfmoongrillnola.com; @halfmoonnola

Neighborhood Bar

The longtime Uptown bar offers plenty of hangout spots, from courtyard and sidewalk options to inside tables with window views for people watching. There also are dart boards and a pool table. Favorite drink orders are beer and shots, including the Galaxy Shot, Captain Morgan's spiced rum with a dash of lemon-lime soda and orange juice. The bar's kitchen will reopen soon, offering pizza, burgers and wings. Open daily. No food. Happy hour 5 p.m.-8 p.m. daily.

Henry's Uptown Bar

5101 Magazine St., (504) 324-8140; www.henrysbaruptown.com

Neighborhood Bar

This beloved family-owned New Orleans watering hole first opened in 1900 and has been visited by its share of famous people, including Lee Harvey Oswald. On weekend game days, beer buckets are a bargain. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour opening-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Hot Tin Bar

Pontchartrain Hotel, 2031 St. Charles Ave., (504) 323-1452; www.hottinbar.com

Hotel Bar

The rooftop bar has a spacious lounge modeled after a 1940s artist's loft and a terrace offering a panoramic view of the river and downtown. The bar serves Champagne and cocktails, such as the Skyliner, combining honeysuckle vodka, Campari, lime, grapefruit and sugar. There's a DJ on Monday nights. Open daily. No food.

Juan's Flying Burrito

2018 Magazine St., (504) 569-0000; 5538 Magazine St., (504) 897-4800; www.juansflyingburrito.com; @JuansNOLA Restaurant Bar

See CBD/Warehouse District section for bar description.


5757 Magazine St., (504) 891-1177; www.kentonsrestaurant.com

Restaurant Bar

The restaurant is inspired by bourbon country and named for the founder of a town where whiskey was first shipped out of Kentucky. There's a deep list of bourbons, Tennessee whiskies and imported whiskies and an assortment of draft beer and wines. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sun.

The Kingpin

1307 Lyons St., (504) 891-2373; @KingpinNola

Neighborhood Bar

On an otherwise quiet and narrow strip off Prytania Street, The Kingpin stays busy with dart games, New Orleans Saints fans and beer drinkers who crowd in to see the Elvis shrine and hear tunes on the jukebox. The bar also hosts chef-driven pop-ups and food trucks. Open daily. Happy hour 3:30 p.m.-9 p.m. daily.

Lula Restaurant Distillery

1532 St. Charles Ave., (504) 267-7624; www.lulanola.com; @eatdrinkLULA

Restaurant Bar

At this spacious restaurant and micro-distillery, the owners offer a creative menu of house-made spirits, including vodka, gin and rum. One highlight is the all-you-can-drink vodka bar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on weekends. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Mahony's Po-Boys & Seafood

3454 Magazine St., (504) 899-3374; www.mahonyspoboys.com; @MahonysPoBoys

Restaurant Bar

This sandwich shop is known for its menu of creative po-boys, and its fully stocked bar serves beers from Abita, Great Raft, Tin Roof and NOLA Brewing. Happy hour features $2 Abita Amber, $3 Cupcake wines and half-off appetizers. There are TVs for sports viewing and some outdoor seating on Magazine Street. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Mayfair Lounge

1505 Amelia St., (504) 895-9163; www.facebook.com/themayfairloungenola


The ambience at this Mardi Gras-themed bar is laid-back and fun-loving, and the drinks are cheap and potent. There's a pool table, outdoor seating and video poker, and the $4 Budweiser mini-pitcher is popular as are Jameson and Fireball shots. Open daily. Bar snacks available.

Milan Lounge

1312 Milan St., (504) 895-1836; www.1312milan.com

Neighborhood Bar

It's a neighborhood bar with a strong bent toward sports, with favored teams the Chicago Cubs (this team's paraphernalia is a large part of the decor), Louisiana State University Tigers and the New Orleans Saints. Patrons must be buzzed in, but once inside they'll find cheap drinks, with Miller High Life, Schlitz, regional brews and Jameson shots common orders. Open daily. No food.

Monkey Hill Bar

6100 Magazine St., (504) 899-4800; @monkeyhillbar

Craft Cocktails

A gathering spot for the well-heeled and good-looking set, this living room-style lounge is known for a creative martini menu that has a distinctive dessert flavor, including the Bananas Fosteri, Cupcake-tini and Smores-tini. There's also beer, wine and Scotch. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

NOLA Brewing Co.

3001 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 896-9996;  www.nolabrewing.com; @NOLABrewing

Beer Pub

The 24 taps at NOLA Brewing's tap room offer its flagship beers and an array of specialty beers, and you can sip them outside, in the main barroom or on the upstairs balcony. Free brewery tours and tastings are available 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, and free tours from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There's a full menu of barbecue and sides from McClure's Barbecue. Open daily. Food available.

Phillips Restaurant and Bar

733 Cherokee St., (504) 865-1155; www.phillipsbar.com; @phillipsbar

Restaurant Bar

Open since the Great Depression, Phillips serves elevated bar food and pizzas along with beer, wine and classic cocktails. There's a large courtyard, pool tables and specialty nights including trivia on Tuesday, filet night on Wednesday and taco night on Thursday. Open Tue.-Sat. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Fri.

The Quisby

1225 St. Charles Ave., (504) 208-4881; www.thequisby.com


The new Lower Garden District hostel touts a social and casual atmosphere and a fully stocked bar. Passion fruit hurricanes are house-made, and Zapp's and ramen are available for hungry patrons. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 7 p.m.-8 p.m. daily.

Red Dog Diner

3122 Magazine St., (504) 934-3333; www.reddogdiner.com

Restaurant Bar

There's a back alley bar and a covered patio where customers can eat and sip on wine by the glass or bottle, as well as cocktails including the Ohld Fashound, basil Hayden infused with tart cherries, dried oranges and bitters. The food menu includes pastas, sandwiches, salads and entrees. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

The Rendon Inn's Dugout Sports Bar and Grill

4501 Eve St., (504) 826-5605; www.facebook.com/RendonInn

Sports Bar

The dog-friendly bar has a pool table, dart board and a patio equipped with TVs screening sports daily from Sunday Ticket. The kitchen serves lunch and dinner specials daily and boiled seafood when in season on Fridays and Saturdays. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Roberts' Bar

3125 Calhoun St., (504) 208-7696

Neighborhood Bar

Roberts' Bar was established in 1933 — one day after Prohibition was repealed. Today Jager bombs are a popular drink and patrons entertain themselves by playing pool and video poker. Open daily. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.


1800 Magazine St., second floor, (504) 309-7800; www.rootnola.com; @RootNOLA

Craft Cocktails

The cozy upstairs restaurant features dark leather furniture, wooden walls and lounge seating. Fall cocktails are inspired by the staff's favorite music albums, such as Blood on the Tracks (Bob Dylan) made with Scotch, Drambuie, Averna and orange. Open Tue.-Sat. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Tue.-Sat.

Saffron NOLA

4128 Magazine St. (504) 323-2626; www.saffronnola.com

Restaurant Bar

The Vilkhu family entices guests with an array of Indian dishes that can be paired with a number of red, white, rose and sparkling wines. Or sample an amusing assortment of original cocktails such as the Lord of the East Indies, which mixes Batavia arrack (fermentation from sugarcane and red rice first popularized in the 17th century), lime, falernum and Pedro Ximenez sherry. Open Tue.-Sun. Full restaurant menu.

St. Joe's Bar

5535 Magazine St., (504) 899-3744; www.stjoesbar.com

Neighborhood Bar

This saintly spot is known for its religious iconography, such as crosses given to the owners over the years that hang from the ceiling and on the walls. Peruse the selection of beer, bourbon and Irish whiskey before shooting pool, or head to the paper lantern-adorned back patio with one of the bar's signature blueberry mojitos. Food pop-ups sell food on weekends. Open daily. No food. Happy hour opening-7 p.m.

The Squirt Gun Bar at Turkey and the Wolf

739 Jackson Ave., (504) 218-7428; www.instagram.com/turkeyandthewolf/


When the restaurant is closed, The Squirt Gun bar opens from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Sunday and Monday. The bar serves specialty cocktails, beer and shot combos, cocktails made with Pedialyte and coconut water and squirt guns full of whiskey and tequila. Occasionally there are food trucks, pop-ups and special events such as a spelling bee. Open Sun.-Mon. Food available.

Superior Bar & Grill

3636 St. Charles Ave., (504) 899-4200; www.neworleanssuperiorgrill.com

Restaurant Bar

The bar at this Mexican restaurant overlooking St. Charles Avenue has seating and some tables for dining, but it's a high-energy gathering spot for young adults during happy hour as well as Cinco de Mayo and Mardi Gras. The bar has a wide selection of tequilas and margarita options. The menu includes fajitas, shrimp brochetas, Tex Mex queso and more. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Thu.-Tue., 3:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Wed.

Toups South

1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 304-2147; www.toupssouth.com; @ToupsSouth

Restaurant Bar

Located inside the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, the restaurant features a bar built in 1851 that seats 10 and features a Spanish-style cloud mural, an absinthe fountain and an imperial shaker. Cocktails include the Toups Julep, a mix of whiskey, house-made sweet tea honey syrup, fresh mint and persimmon bitters. Southern cooking fills the food menu. Open Wed.-Mon. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon. and Wed., 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Wed.

Tracey's Original Irish Channel Bar

2604 Magazine St., (504) 897-5413; www.traceysnola.com; @TraceysNola


Occupying a tree-shaded corner spot, Tracey's large doors and windows always seem to be open. Tracey's has all the grit of an Irish Channel dive with the gleam of an upscale Uptown spot. A favorite for New Orleans Saints and Louisiana State University games, holiday parties and Tuesday night trivia. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Urban South Brewery

1645 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 267-4852; www.urbansouth- brewery.com; @UrbanSouthBeer

Beer Pub

The brewery and tap room serves craft beers like Holy Roller IPA and Charming Wit. There are sports on TV, pool, trivia night on Tuesdays and free Wi-Fi. The brewery also hosts food trucks. Open daily. Food available.


4510 Freret St., (504) 309-0069; www.wayfarenola.com; @WayfareNola

Restaurant Bar

The bar typically offers a cocktail with a pork (bacon or pork belly)-infused spirit, but there's plenty of vegetarian drinks from which to choose. There's a wide selection of craft beers from across the U.S., from Brooklyn Brewery and New Belgium Brewing Company to local brewers Abita, Second Line and Wayward Owl. The cocktail menu includes the Pear 75, combining Grey Goose La Poire vodka, lime juice and sparkling wine. Happy hour has half price drink specials. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.

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CBD/Warehouse District | Citywide
Faubourg Marigny | French Quarter
Lakeview | Mid-City/Treme | New Orleans East
Riverbend/Carrollton/University area | Uptown


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