Set Current Location
Velvet Cactus offers Lakeview diners traditional Mexican fare alongside Mexican dishes with New Orleans flare. Traditional dishes include a variety of enchiladas, quesadillas and burritos. For something out of the ordinary, try one of Velvet Cactus's specialty dishes, like the Cochinita Pibil or Pinchos De Camarones. In addition to a spacious bar and dining room at this family-friendly restaurant, Velvet Cactus offers outdoor seating with full menu service on their large brick patio. While the menu offerings revolve mainly around meat, Velvet Cactus offers several vegetarian and vegan options. Velvet Cactus does not accept reservations or take out orders. - Bethany Culp
Mick's Irish Pub at 4801 Bienville Avenue is particularly favorite among the neighborhood for its easy-going, old-school American appeal. With late night service this place serves as a haven for night revelers looking to chill out in a fashionable, sporty lounge after a day’s work. This establishment inspired by the ideals of Irish culture and country spirit can turn into a tranquil, happy-go-lucky place in downtown Orleans for a relaxed drink and lively food. You can gorge on a variety of American, Irish and Canadian fare while being entertained with regular events and special nights featuring DJs, live music and concerts on unique themes.
Located at the center of New Orleans at a proximity to the Universities of Tulane and Loyola, Boot is particularly known for their killer specials, wooden decor and smoky atmosphere. The pub is mainly frequented by the Tulane University students, so the crowd is young, talkative and happening. The menu consists of classic pub grub, burgers and a large selection of drinks which are reasonably priced. If the bar gets too crowded there is always an alternative to sitting outside and enjoy the view. Pool tables and video games are some additional features that you get around here. All in all, this is a good place to hang out if you're looking for cheap drinks and conversations.
Venezia, this little bit of Italy, has been a thriving neighborhood eatery since 1957. Its casual presence is just right for a family's dinner night out or a fun double date. You will be transported to the Old Country as you dine surrounded by murals of Venice. The dark wood-paneled walls and flickering light of the candelabra help create a festive ambiance. This is a favorite haunt of New Orleans families as well as those from out of town. This feast of Italy, with a flair of Louisiana, can be found in the breaded veal or the crawfish pasta. The popular pizza pies cover the table with their giant size.
Located in the vibrant Mid-City neighborhood,Felipe's Mexican Taqueria invites patrons to relish zesty Mexican food. The menu is high on authenticity and flavor. Classics like burritos, nachos, quesadillas and other entrees are cooked to absolute perfection with the finest ingredients and fresh local produce. To accompany your meals they have a wide variety of beers, cocktails and other potent libations. The setting is warm and casual. There is an attractively laid out patio for airy summer drinking.
While Twelve Mile Limit may look like your typical corner bar, it offers more than what comes to mind at first sight. This Mid-City watering hole serves up a menu of specialty cocktails at affordable prices. Choose from wine, draft beers from local breweries like Abita or order one of the carefully crafted drinks like the signature Twelve Mile Limit, made with white rum, brandy, rye, pomegranate and lime. Don't leave Twelve Mile Limit when your stomach starts growling. Instead, order from the bar's menu of Texas style BBQ and doberge cupcakes. -Bethany Culp