Crown and Anchor English Pub
200 Pelican Ave., (504) 227-1007;
www.crownanchorpub.com; @crownanchorpubNeighborhood bar
In the spirit of an English pub, Crown and Anchor serves a wide variety of local brews and imports and is just a block from the Algiers ferry. The bar also serves cocktails and wine and prides itself on being a meeting spot for regulars. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
The Dry Dock Cafe
133 Delaronde St., Algiers, (504) 361-8240; www.thedrydockcafe.com
With Sunday brunch specials and Tuesday steak nights, specialty cocktails and wines by the bottle or glass and local beers, this nautical-themed Algiers icon has something for every taste. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
3700 Gen. Meyer Ave., (504) 361-9102
The self-described "naturally Algiers" neighborhood bar offers a full bar, plus darts, pool, video poker and free Wi-Fi. A late-night kitchen will debut soon. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Old Point Bar
545 Paterson Drive, (504) 364-0950
Located next to the Mississippi River levee a few blocks from the Algiers ferry landing, Old Point Bar has all the charm of a New Orleans neighborhood bar and regularly hosts live music. There's a pool table, dartboards and outdoor seating. The bar is dog-friendly, and there's food during football games. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food.
Vine and Dine
141 Delaronde St., (504) 361-1402;
The bar specializes in affordable wines by the glass and bottle and serves them in a seating area behind its retail shop. The menu includes a cheese board as well as antipasti. Open Mon.-Sat. No smoking. Food available. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Algiers | Bywater
CBD/Warehouse District/Central City
Citywide | Faubourg Marigny
French Quarter | Lakeview/Lakefront
New Orleans East