4529 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 891-9066; @4529tchoup
The framework of this compact riverside bar is made with wood and bricks salvaged after Hurricane Katrina. Visit the women's restroom to view prom pictures on the walls. Monday is "sin night," and there are food trucks outside Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday nights. The bar serves free food during New Orleans Saints games. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available. Happy hour 2 p.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Aline Street Beer Garden
Prytania Hall, 1515 Aline St., (504) 891-5774; www.facebook.com/alinestreetbeergarden
German beer culture flows freely here, where you'll find European suds in the same MassKrug mugs as those in Munich's beer halls. On Tuesday, Boot Night offers $10 off three-liter "boots" of beer and $5 off two-liter boots. Thursday Cask Night taps various local brews for $2.50 a pint from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Various pop-ups provide food. Open daily. No smoking.
Amici Ristorante & Bar
3218 Magazine St., (504) 300-1252; www.amicinola.com; @amicinola
The bar offers infused cocktails, wines and 30 draft beers as well as a menu of Italian cuisine and coal-fired pizza. Wine Wednesdays features half-off bottles of wine. Drinks and pizzas are half price during happy hour. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.
1732 St. Charles Ave., (504) 586-9243; www.theavenuepub.com; @avenupubnola
The Avenue Pub has a balcony overlooking St. Charles Avenue and is an ideal spot to catch a Mardi Gras parade or relax and try a range of beers during other times of the year. Open daily. Smoking allowed after midnight. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Balcony Bar & Cafe
3201 Magazine St., (504) 895-1600
The downstairs space at Balcony Bar & Cafe looks like a college hangout, with pool tables and dozens of beer taps. Upstairs, there's a smaller bar, table seating, a kitchen that serves pizza, sandwiches, wraps and bar food, and access to a long wraparound balcony overlooking Magazine and Harmony streets. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-9 p.m. daily.
1201 Magazine St., (504) 299-1888; www.barrelproofnola.com; @barrelproofnola
Earlier this year the team behind Sylvain transformed the former Bridge Lounge space into a sleek, dark wood-paneled space that boasts an extensive menu of imported whiskeys and spirits such as Woodford Reserve bourbons. Along with imported beers and seasonal selections from regional breweries, PBR tall boys are $2 and a shot and a beer are $5. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
The Blind Pelican
1628 St. Charles Ave., (504) 558-9399; http://www.theblindpelicanbar.com/
The Blind Pelican offers 25-cent oysters, and happy hour specials include two-for-one mixed drinks and a dozen char-grilled oysters for $7.50. There's a patio, a deck and 14 televisions. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-8 p.m. daily.
3641 Magazine St. (504) 891-1810; www.boulignytavern.com
Next door to Lilette restaurant, this upscale bar with a mid-century modern look features couches, a heated patio, music from a record player, table service and small plates. The Prima Verde is spiced with cilantro, Pisco, lime and jalapeno. Open Mon.-Sat. Smoking on patio. Food available.
Bronx Bar at New York Pizza
4418 Magazine St., (504) 891-2376; www.newyorkpizzanola.com
Patrons can order a pint and a slice of one-topping pizza for $5. Gamblers can try their luck at Shake Shake, a game where customers get three rolls of five dice for $1; the pot starts at $50 and gets bigger until someone wins by rolling five of a kind. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
3236 Magazine St., (504) 891-1516, www.bulldog-draftfreak.com; 5135 Canal Blvd., (504) 488-4191, www.bulldog-midcity.draftfreak.com
See Mid-City/Treme/Gentilly section for bar description.
Carrollton Station Bar and Music Club
8140 Willow St., (504) 865-9190; www.carrolltonstation.com; @carrollton_stn
Carrollton Station is a 100-year-old bar that hosts live music Friday and Saturday and ping pong tournaments most Mondays. There is beer and a host of specialty drinks, like the popular Electric Blueberry Moonshine Lemonade. The pop-up restaurant Splendid Pig operates on Monday. Open daily. Smoking on patio. No food. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 427-0654; www.casaborrega.com
Hear live music Friday and Saturday night from bands like Los Caballeros del Son, while selecting drinks from the tequila/mezcal bar — one of the largest selections in the city — where margaritas and Latin cocktails are made from scratch with fresh juices and herbs. There's outdoor seating and a full menu of Mexican cuisine. Open Tue.-Sat. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu.
The Club Ms. Mae's
4336 Magazine St., (504) 218-8035
This smoky dive bar is a late-night favorite of many college students, though neighborhood regulars also haunt its bar to sift through a wide array of '90s jukebox hits, watch NFL games and play air hockey. Thursday night offers $2 doubles for college students, though drinks aren't much more expensive on regular nights. Ms. Mae's 24/7 hours have caused many a patron to end up on the club's infamous Wall of Shame. Open 24 hours daily. Smoking allowed. No food.
4905 Freret St., (504) 302-2357; www.curenola.com; @curenola
This Uptown cocktail hot spot becomes a haven for wine connoisseurs on Thursday with 40 percent off bottles of wine, $5.50 classic cocktails and wines by the glass at happy hour. Open daily. No smoking. Food available. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
3442 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-0858; www.thedelachaise.com; @thedelachaise
The long bar at The Delachaise offers dozens of wines by the bottle or glass, imported beers and cocktails — with daily offerings scribbled on chalkboards overhead. An outdoor patio is decorated with twinkling lights and overlooks the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, making the bar an intimate perch for people-watching and sharing a cheese plate. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu.
5535 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 891-8500; www.dosjefescigarbar.com; @dosjefesbar
Live music six nights a week and regular visits from food trucks make this cigar bar a draw for neighborhood regulars and cross-town wanderers. There's a pool table, lots of back issues of Cigar Aficionado, TV and several local beers. A lush patio has palm trees and porch swings. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Down the Hatch
1921 Sophie B. Wright Place, (504) 522-0909; www.downthehatchnola.com; @dthneworleans
The bar has a variety of flavored vodkas as well as wine, beers and other liquor. There are daily drink specials, parties and screenings of sporting events and TV shows. The back patio is dog-friendly. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-8 p.m. daily.
2040 St. Charles Ave., (504) 525-2951; www.eiffelsociety.com; @eiffelsociety
Constructed from pieces of France's Eiffel Tower, Eiffel Society offers tango lessons and raises money for nonprofits during the week, then transforms into a rollicking dance club powered by DJs on Saturday night. Diva Dawg provides food most Wednesdays and late-night Saturday. A monthly Sunday "Hangover Brunch" offers Champagne, bottomless drink specials, a buffet and a DJ. Open Tue.-Wed. & Sat.-Sun. Smoking on patio. Food available. Happy hour 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wed.
1179 Annunciation St., (504) 299-1179; www.eleven79.com
The Italian restaurant has a full bar, and the most popular drinks are martinis and Sazeracs. Small plates are available for snacking at the bar, in addition to a menu with dishes like Italian sausage boats. Open Tue.-Sat. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thu.
1300 St. Charles Ave., (504) 525-4937; www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-delmonico; @delmonico
Start your evening or reinvigorate during a long night at the bar in this Emeril Lagasse restaurant on St. Charles Avenue. Popular drinks include the strawberry rhubarb martini, made with Moon Mountain vodka, house-made strawberry-rhubarb syrup, fresh mint and Prosecco; or the Bitter in the Rye, Fernet Branca, Sazerac rye, aperol and fresh mint. Sit at the bar and order house-cured charcuterie, fried oyster bordelaise and other appetizers. Open daily. No smoking. Food available. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Evangeline Lounge II
1753 St. Charles Ave., (504) 523-4500
Play pool for free here, or take a turn on the dartboard. DJs provide entertainment Wednesday through Saturday nights. The bar offers service industry discounts daily. The bar has no permanent kitchen, but Stickball sets up a pop-up to serve a variety of meatballs (such as Italian, vegetarian, and shepherd's pie) during New Orleans Saints away games. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
F&M Patio Bar
4841 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-895-6784; www.fandmpatiobar.com
Since the early 1950s, F&M has been the famed home to countless nights spent dancing on pool tables, sneaking smooches in the photo booth and capping it all off with a glorious order of waffle fries. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available.
4330 St. Charles Ave., (504) 895-1045; www.fatharrysneworleans.com; @fatharrys504
Daily drink specials like Pitcher Perfect Night and Tiny Tuesdays make this bar a hopping college hangout, but brings in lots of other regulars, too, from longtime customers to tourists who want to catch a New Orleans Saints game. The patio overlooks the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, and the bar serves mixed drinks, beer and bar fare. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Thu.
Freret Street PubliQ House
4528 Freret St., (504) 826-9912; www.publiqhouse.com
There are live music shows, specialty nights, trivia games and more at this neighborhood bar. PubliQ House offers Scooby Snacks and water for canine companions, and food trucks park outside Thursday through Sunday. Popular drinks include the Floradora, an elderflower margarita and its New Sensation cocktail. Open daily. No smoking. No food. Happy hour all day Mon., 4 p.m.-8p.m. Tue.-Fri.
4920 Freret St., (504) 304-7110; www.gasagasa.com; @gasagasaonnola
Gasa Gasa hosts an eclectic array of live music acts most days of the week. Local artists curate the wall space every month and there's a music consignment shop. The venue has a monthly '90s covers night and a monthly '80s/'90s hip-hop night. Open Mon.-Sat. No smoking. No food. Happy hour 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Mon., 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Tue.-Thu.
530 Lyons St., (504) 899-9211
Known for long and wild weekend nights, this dog-friendly bar also offers two-for-one mixed drinks during happy hour on weekdays, darts, pool, late-night pizza and free Wi-Fi. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-8.pm. Mon.-Fri.
Half Moon Bar & Grill
1125 St. Mary St., (504) 593-0011; www.halfmoongrillnola.com
rIf patrons work up an appetite playing darts, pool, board games or skee ball at this inviting neighborhood spot, there's a full menu of appetizers, salads, wraps, sandwiches and burgers from the grill. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available.
Henry's Uptown Bar
5101 Magazine St., (504) 324-8140; www.henrysbaruptown.com
This bar's status as a quintessential New Orleans watering hole was cemented in grand fashion with its addition last fall to the YouTube "Bar Bucket List" posted by the comedic minds behind Drunken History. First opened in 1900, this family-owned bar has been visited by its share of famous people, including Lee Harvey Oswald. Open daily. No smoking. Food available.
High Hat Cafe
4500 Freret St., (504) 754-1336; www.highhatcafe.com; @highhatcafe
Before sampling its interpretations of classic dishes of the Mississippi Delta and Louisiana, High Hat tempts guests to sip on original cocktails such as Delta Dawn: Honeysuckle vodka, lemon-lavender shrub, Nola Brewing's Blonde Ale and creme Yvette. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave., (504) 595-6755; www.theirishhouseneworleans.com
This dog-friendly gastropub has a very large selection of Irish whiskey and holds tastings the third Monday of each month. Tuesday features a fish and chips and a pint special, Wednesday is pub quiz night, and there's live music Thursday through Saturday. Beer, house wines, and house cocktails are half off during weekday happy hours. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
1307 Lyons St., (504) 891-2373; www.kingpinbar.com
Known for its Elvis Presley-themed decor and biannual Elvis parties (celebrating the King's birth and death), this eclectic neighborhood pub serves free food during New Orleans Saints games and hosts food trucks Friday and Saturday nights. There's also shuffleboard and a jukebox. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 3:30 p.m.-9 p.m. daily.
Le Bon Temps Roule
4801 Magazine St., 504-895-8117; www.facebook.com/le.b.roule
A rowdy and revered institution, Le Bon Temps operates as a neighborhood bar in one half of its building, with pool tables and drinks as the main attraction. The back part is a top-shelf music venue that hosts popular local bands nightly, highlighted by the Soul Rebels' long-running Thursday night gig. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Mahony's Po-Boy Shop
3454 Magazine St., (504) 899-3374; www.mahonyspoboys.com; @mahonyspoboys
With local beers on tap, including Abita and NOLA Brewing, as well as a full bar, Mahony's has whatever libation you want to wash down its wide-ranging selection of traditional and reimagined po-boys. Happy hour offers $2 wine and draft beer and $5 appetizers, such as fried green tomatoes and chicken wings. Open daily. Smoking allowed on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
3715 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 897-3415; www.marlenesplace.com
The walls are decorated with works by New Orleans artists, and there's a top-of-the-line DJ booth, a large stage and dance floor. The bar also has dartboards and pool tables, and hosts karaoke and game nights. Pool play is free during happy hour, and tamales are available from a food truck around dinnertime Wednesday through Friday. Open Mon.-Fri. Smoking allowed. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
1505 Amelia St., (504) 895-9163
It's always Mardi Gras at Mayfair. Just off the St. Charles streetcar line, this neighborhood lounge serves beer and mixed drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Shoot some pool or catch up with friends at the bar. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food.
4725 Freret St., (504) 322-2815; www.midwaypizzanola.com; @midwaypizza
Midway's menu of salads, flatbreads and deep-dish pizzas complements a bar menu featuring craft cocktails, schooners of craft beers and regular drinks. Get $3 pints on Wednesday and half-off pitches of beer and bottles of wine after 8 p.m. Tuesday. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
Monkey Hill Bar
6100 Magazine St., (504) 899-4800; www.monkeyhillbar.com; @monkeyhillbar
Martini BarThe Cupcake-tini — Smirnoff Whipped Cream, Amaretto, Godiva white chocolate liqueur, white creme de cacao and cream topped with Hershey's syrup and sprinkles — is one of the most popular drinks at this dog-friendly bar, which offers a dozen other martini options. The bar also serves classic cocktails and specialty drinks, including the Nutty Russian: Sobieski vodka, Starbucks coffee liqueur and Trader Vic's macadamia nut liqueur. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available. Happy hour 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
NOLA Brewing Tap Room
3001 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 301-0117; www.nolabrewing.com; @nolabrewing
The tap room inside NOLA Brewery serves eight NOLA standards and eight single-barrel beers and small-batch specialty drafts. This dog-friendly bar plays host to New Orleans Saints game watching on an outdoor projector and offers drafts to-go in growlers. A free brewery tour (2 p.m.-3 p.m. Friday) features free beer, and is a popular stop for food trucks. There also are beer and food pairings. Open daily. Smoking on patio. No food.
Parasol's Bar and Restaurant
2533 Constance St., (504) 302-1543; www.parasolsbarandrestaurant.com; @parasolsorleans
This Irish Channel mainstay celebrated its 60th birthday last year. It draws locals and tourists for its signature po-boys and its selection of Irish brews, including Guinness, Harp, Beamish and Smithwick's. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Full restaurant menu.
733 Cherokee St., (504) 865-1155; www.phillipsbar.com; @phillipsbar
Phillips has been serving food and cocktails Uptown since the Great Depression, offering its loyal patrons an array of beers, wines and classic cocktails with its own take on martinis and concoctions. The Honeycomb is made with cinnamon-flecked rice milk horchata and Jack Daniel's Honey on the Rocks. Open Tues.-Sat. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Fri.
The Prytania Bar
3445 Prytania St., (504) 891-5773; www.prytaniabar.com
Get $2 wine, Champagne and well drinks on Tuesday, play trivia on Wednesday and play bingo on Thursday. There also are The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones viewing parties. Iced Irish coffee and Serrano bloody marys top the list of popular drinks. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-8 p.m. daily.
3101 Magazine St., (504) 891-1777; www.therendezvoustavern.com
Meet up at Rendezvous for everything from a quick beer after work to watching the game or a wild night out. There are two-dozen brews on tap, more than 50 beers by the bottle and old-school cocktails. Sundays bring free curry from Nirvana with purchase of a drink. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour opening-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Roberts Bar & Liquor Store
3125 Calhoun St., (504) 866-9121
Roberts Bar was established in 1933 — one day after Prohibition was repealed. Today loyal regulars keep Jaeger bombs the most popular drink and entertain themselves with pool games, monthly ping-pong tournaments and an internet jukebox. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
3128 Magazine St., (504) 941-7560; www.rumhousenola.com
Change your latitude and attitude at this self-described "Caribbean taqueria" with island-inspired libations such as pina coladas, rum punch, margaritas and Jamaica's Red Stripe beer. Tuesday offers $2 tacos and $2 beers. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
961 St. Mary St., (504) 523-0050; www.thesaintneworleans.com
This dive bar is home to many late-night dance parties. Punk and rock 'n' roll acts alternate Wednesdays, while Tikioki nights feature tiki drinks and karaoke. Cheap beer and mixed drinks are popular at this dog-friendly bar, which has the kind of bathroom stall graffiti for which dive bars are known. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 7 p.m.-9 p.m. daily.
5535 Magazine St., (504) 899-3744; www.stjoesbar.com
This Uptown bar is known for its blueberry mojitos and its covered patio, lighted by the soft glow of paper lanterns. Inside, dark wood and saintly iconography give the bar a church-like feel. The bar also keeps several local beers on tap, and pews provide seating around the pool table. Open daily. Smoking on patio. No food.
2830 Magazine St., (504) 894-0033; www.sakecafeuptown.us; @sakecafeuptown
This Uptown sushi restaurant has two-for-one specials on a variety of drinks from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every day for patrons who are dining. If you want something exotic, try the hot sake with a quail egg. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu.
Salu Bistro and Bar
3226 Magazine St., (504) 371-5809; www.salurestaurant.com
Get $15 bottomless mimosas, Pimm's cup, screwdrivers and bloody marts during Sunday brunch at this dog-friendly bar. Fruit-infused vodkas make mojitos and cosmopolitans popular drinks, along with bloody marys. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge
7612 Oak St., (504) 861-2802; www.snakeandjakes.com; @snakeandjakes
The name of this small, late-night dive bar has crept into song lyrics and is a staple of the New Orleans college vernacular. It was voted one of Playboy's top bars in America. Christmas lights stay on all year long. Happy hour includes $2.50 well drinks and $2 Budweiser and Miller. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 7 p.m.-10 p.m. daily.
1800 Magazine St., 504-309-7800; www.squarerootnola.com; @squarerootnola
Square Root updates its food and cocktail menu frequently for seasonality and availability of fresh ingredients, inviting guests to individually pair their beverages with their meal with non-alcoholic, sommelier and reserve levels. Original house cocktails include Private Dancer, a mix of blanco tequila, Cocchi Americano, lime, hibiscus and pink peppercorn. Open Tues.-Sat. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
3636 St. Charles Ave., (504) 899-4200; www.superiorgrill.com
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.
Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar
4338 St. Charles Ave., (504) 293-3474; www.superiorseafoodnola.com; @SuperiorNOLA
Sit by the window overlooking the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line and sip on the restaurant's signature frozen mojitos, French 75s and mimosas (they're two-for-one during happy hour, which also features 50-cent raw Gulf oysters). Brunch on Sunday features live jazz from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The restaurant menu focuses on Louisiana seafood and creole-inspired cuisine. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Tasting Room
1906 Magazine St., (504) 581-3880; www.ttrneworleans.com
The interior is elegant and intimate, with brick walls and cozy seating areas, and there's a courtyard for al fresco wine sampling. There are flights featuring wines from around the world, and a menu that includes mussels, steak, charcuterie and cheese plates, truffle fries and more. Open daily. No smoking. Food available. Happy hour all day Tue., 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Mon.
501 Napoleon Ave., (504) 895-8477; www.tipitinas.com; @tipitinas
Tipitina's is as much an event venue as a bar — it's only open when music or events are scheduled — but it has a full bar when it hosts popular bands, performances and events for Halloween, New Year's Eve, Mardi Gras and more. Food trucks park outside for most events. Open when shows are scheduled. No smoking. No food.
Tracey's Original Irish Channel Bar & Restaurant
2604 Magazine St., (504) 897-5413; www.traceysnola.com; @traceysnola
Tracey's old-school Irish Channel roots show up in its signature roast-beef po-boy, served big and messy. The spacious corner bar is a popular place for watching New Orleans Saints and Pelicans games on two-dozen TVs. Tuesday is Trivia Night. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Union Station Pub
735 St. Joseph St., (504) 522-4934; www.unionstationneworleans.com; @union- stationNO
This dog-friendly sports pub comes equipped with beer pong, dartboards and gourmet pub food made in house. Union Station hosts frequent service industry nights and "Ha-Has and Ta-Tas," a burlesque and comedy show every other Tuesday. Popular cocktails include a jalepeno-cilantro margarita and a bacon-infused bloody mary. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7p.m. daily.
The Victorian Lounge at the Columns Hotel
Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave., (504) 899-9308; www.thecolumns.com
Located on the first floor of a 19th-century mansion-turned-hotel, the bar draws a variety of patrons who like to sip classic cocktails such as mint juleps, Ramos gin fizzes and Sazeracs while watching the street scene along The Avenue. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Food available. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
4510 Freret St., (504) 309-0069; www.wayfarenola.com
Handcrafted cocktails and 30 beers on tap offer something for everyone at this chic Freret Street eatery. The Wayfare margarita and cucumber cooler are popular drinks, and guests can order specialty sandwiches with house-made pickles, meat pies, arancini and bruschetta. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
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