Molly's at the Market opened its doors for the first time in 1974 and has been an integral part of the New Orleans experience ever since. This bar is unique for its diverse set of customers, relaxed atmosphere and excellent service. Every year Molly's unites regular customers and guests for a host of events as a tribute to their relationship with New Orleans and its people. This is the neighborhood's favorite old bar where beer taps flow into the wee hours of the morning.
Out of the way, on the Edge of the French Quarter, Bar Tonique serves up craft cocktails, rare liquors, fine wines by the glass, and beers from an eclectic selection. This bar's low profile, keeps the candle lit watering hole filled with known locals and well informed tourists with a taste for top of the line libations. The typical patron tends to appreciate the bar's homemade syrups, fresh juices and care that is used to create each drink along with the laid back atmosphere far from the typical bar on Bourbon Street.
With the growth of New Orleans, Mississippi River Bottom has become a cool spot and is frequented by people belonging to all walks of life. As with other bars in the neighborhood, friendliness and a simple decor set the scene. Head here for drinks and bar snacks, and to pass your time, you can try your hand at a game of pool. An outdoor patio overlooking the river is a good setting to end your day with cool glass of beer, while the locals cheer on their victory shuffling weights over the board.
The French Quarter may be saturated with bars and clubs, but some still manage to stand out above the rest. Harry’s Corner is one of those places. This casual neighborhood bar on the quieter side of the Quarter keeps locals, regulars and in-the-know tourists coming back for the inexpensive drinks and friendly atmosphere. The fully-loaded jukebox is a keeps patrons entertained into the early hours. Don’t forget your cash when you’re headed to Harry’s. Credit cards are not accepted.
Young at heart, warm and full of fun! These are terms that one uses to describe the owner of Mayfair Lounge, Miss Gertie. And her evergreen undying spirit keeps the place brimming with positive energy. One place where a newcomer never feels like one. Colorful lights, happening crowd and very reasonably priced cocktails served with a delighted smile are just a few of the many reasons which will make you come back for more. So if you've had a harrowing time at the office or a very messy breakup, this is the place to rejuvenate your battered soul with some of the simple old world charm along with a young wild dose of fun!
With a jukebox, all day drink specials and friendly service, Sneaky Pete's is the quintessential, neighborhood dive bar. Just a couple of blocks away from the more rambunctious establishments at Bourbon Street, this humble bar boasts a laid-back atmosphere that appeals to locals and tourists alike.
The Bourbon Cowboy is a fun place to hangout especially for tourists. Not only is it good for dancing and drinking, but there are some fun activities as well. Do ride the mechanical bull that is present and take memorable snapshots to capture the moment. Dance to your heart's content to the classic rock, country and party music playing all day long. If you wish to throw a private party for friends and family, Bourbon Cowboy is a great place for that as well.
Chart Room bar is located in the heart of the French Quarter. It offers cheap drinks and some nautical flavors as well. This is a favorite place to hangout among locals and also attracts tourists. Sit at a corner table sipping drinks and looking at the bustling streets outside.
The Fais Deaux Deaux is one of the most famous bars in New Orleans. Guests praise the bar for the variety of drinks offered here. You must try the Fishbowl Hurrican which happens to be the most ordered drink on the menu. The drink menu is limited with beverages like Hurricanes, shots and fish bowls. Patrons usually praise the bar for its friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere.
Housed within the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel, Touché Bar is a popular choice amongst visitors and locals alike. With its wood-panelled walls and classic decor, the bar is warm, inviting and relatively quiet; a great place to relax with a drink and a light snack. The bar serves up some delicious signature cocktails, alongside the classics, beer, wine and spirits. They also offer a menu of light dishes that are great as complements to your drink and even on their own. Some popular favorites include Ambita Amber parmesan crusted catfish fingers, the charchuterie board and the prime rib po'boy. The entrance to the bar can be found on Royal Street.
If you're a fan of rocking and foot-thumping music, head over to My Bar @ 635 is a great place to check out some live music. A sports fanatic will also enjoy visiting this bar for they can watch every New Orleans Saints as well as LSU games on the massive flat screen televisions present. Grab the famous Voodoo Daiquiri, settle down and catch with your friends after a hectic work day. Overseeing the Bourbon Street, this balcony is often hired for private parties. Is it surprising that this watering hole is one of the favorite hotspots for both locals and tourists alike?