Steak and mushroom pie is served with mashed potatoes and vegetables. A appetizer plate includes shrimp cakes, ginger-sesame shrimp, fried oysters and crab claws. Reservations recommended. Dinner Wed.-Sun. Credit cards. $$$
The club features a wide variety of live music, burlesque performances, film screenings, DJ dance nights and a popular '80s night on Thursday. The bar serves classic cocktails, cheap Miller High Life and PBR shot specials. The Matador is the signature drink. Open daily. No food.
Ohm is an Asian-styled lounge serving tapas and drinks in the back of Barcadia. O.M.G. Shrimp is served with sweet chili aioli and toasted coconut. Chicken karaage is brined chicken lightly fried and served with ginger-garlic vinaigrette and fresh herbs. Reservations accepted. Dinner and late-night Fri.-Sat. Credit cards. $
There are lovely spaces at the museum to have a wedding ceremony, reception or other parties, and venue and bar packages are available.
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.
Molly's at the Market has a notable list of regulars and is a hangout for local journalists. It hosts annual Halloween and St. Patrick's Day parades, drawing crowds to taste the bar's signature frozen Irish coffee. A Miller High Life and a shot of Jameson is always $5. Open daily. Food available.
The tapas menu includes mushroom manchego toast, Spanish cheeses, marinated olives, fried Brussels sprouts, empanadas, goat cheese croquettes with honey, patatas bravas with aioli and more. No reservations. Dinner and late-night daily. Credit cards. $
Set in the middle of Harrah’s casino, Masquerade is equipped with a 34-foot-long ice bar to keep drinks chilled and a 42-foot media tower for light shows. There are Coors Light giveaways during Saints and LSU games, shown on large-screen TVs. Masquerade dancers perform on weekends, along with DJs, and there is periodic live jazz. Open daily. Smoking: yes. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.