Formerly known as Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar, Jax Brewhouse is a spacious, two-story, go-to spot for cocktails and South Louisiana beer served in a laid-back but festive atmosphere that includes an outdoor space overlooking the Mississippi River. Jax also hosts comedy shows on Wednesday (December through June) and live music on weekends. The full restaurant menu includes seafood, American bar fare and local dishes. Open daily. Food available.