Fox & Hound
Elmwood Shopping Center, 1200 S. Clearview Parkway, Harahan, (504) 731-6000
This restaurant and sports bar features a game room with pool tables and walls lined with flat-screen and projection TVs. UFC fight screenings and football games draw crowds. The restaurant menu includes burgers, pizza, sandwiches and comfort food. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.
Jaeger's Seafood & Oyster House
901 S. Clearview Parkway, Jefferson, (504) 818-2200; www.jaegersseafood.com
The Jaeger-rita is the restaurant bar's signature cocktail and a good precursor to seafood dishes that include a Maine lobster special Wednesday and Thursday and char-grilled oysters on Saturday. Open Wed.-Sun. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Fri.
748 Camp St., (504) 309-7702; 1640 Hickory Ave., Harahan, (504) 305-1705; 3020 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 324-9080; www.phils-grill.com; @PhilsGrill
See CBD/Warehouse section for restaurant description.
The Rivershack Tavern
3449 River Road, Jefferson, (504) 834-4938; www.therivershacktavern.com
The casual atmosphere and eclectic decor makes it a comfortable place to relax. There are weekday lunch specials, dinner specials Monday through Thursday and free live music Thursday through Saturday. Margaritas, mojitos and draft beer are the drink mainstays, and there's a menu anchored by burgers, po-boys and salads. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
1855 Dock St., Harahan, (504) 729-4442
Unique bar stools are a standout feature at the Shimmy Shack, a place that also offers video poker, game nights and a selection of New Orleans-style dishes. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.
200 Monticello Ave., Jefferson, (504) 835-2903; www.newsouthport.com
This storied, former speakeasy has live music on weekends with acts ranging from national touring bands to local rock, metal and cover bands. DJs also perform. There are drink specials during live music. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food.
10801 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 737-9083
The bar offers occasional live music, DJs, pool, Wii bowling on Tuesday, karaoke on Saturday (until 4 a.m.) and food during New Orleans Saints games. White Russians are a popular drink. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Algiers | Bywater
CBD/Warehouse District/Central City
Citywide | Faubourg Marigny
French Quarter | Lakeview/Lakefront
New Orleans East