In the morning, Longitude 90 focuses on French-inspired cuisine, but at night it becomes a cocktail bar with a "Sparkling" menu of effervescent offerings and spritzers based on standard drinks. Popular choices include the Sparkling Sazerac, Sparkling French 007 and Sparkling String of Pearls. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.
There's live entertainment, mostly DJs, Thursday through Saturday nights (sometimes Sunday) and karaoke on Tuesday. Located in the center of Harrah's New Orleans, the bar dresses up the dance club with pulsing colored lights, a dance floor and contemporary decor. Open daily. No food.
Nestled next to a Creole Italian restaurant of the same name, the bar has an extensive wine list and a large selection of bourbons, cognacs and Scotches. There's also a variety of cheeses, pates and charcuterie, 20 wines by the glass and 150 by the bottle. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat.
Looking for your lost shaker of salt? Find it here, along with a huge selection of tropical libations, live music and fellow Parrotheads scanning the restaurant in hopes of spotting its namesake owner, who is a New Orleans Saints fan and occasional visitor to the restaurant. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m. daily.
The ground chuck cheeseburger is topped with grated cheddar and served with a baked potato. The 14-ounce rib-eye is served with a potato, salad and bread. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $$
There are more than 80 types of tequila shots at this busy Mexican restaurant that brings in a robust happy hour crowd. Margaritas, frozen or on the rocks, are the drinks of choice. Beer and mojitos, pina coladas, bloody marys and daiquiris also are available. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.