Featured on HBO's Treme, Bullets Sports bar offers live R&B on Sunday, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers on Tuesday, Neshia Ruffins & Zero Gravity on Thursday and Guitar Slim Jr. on Friday. Bentley's Meals on Wheels food truck parks out front Sunday and Tuesday. Open daily. Smoking allowed (except after 6 p.m. during music shows on Sunday and Tuesday). Food available. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday.
Located in the middle of the St. Bernard Avenue hub of second-line and Mardi Gras Indian parade culture, Sidney’s is always busy on special occasions. Renovated since Hurricane Katrina and owned by Kermit Ruffins, the bar has a refined look inside. There’s live music on Wednesday and Friday nights, and there’s a large screen TV for watching sports. Open daily. Smoking: yes.