Everyone knows that New Orleans has no shortage of bars. The city is well known for its ridiculous levels of alcohol consumption. Every year, party people from all over the world flock to the city to celebrate Mardi Gras. It's one of the only places in the United States where you can walk around in public with a drink in your hand and not worry about getting in any trouble. In fact, that sort of behavior is basically encouraged.
With so many bars to choose from, you can easily fall into the trap of making your way down only one street or spending the entire evening in just one bar, missing out on a lot of awesome places to drink. To prevent this, we have compiled this list of all of NOLA's best bars for you to browse through. It doesn't matter if you've been partying in the city for years or if you're a first timer, we bet you will find plenty of interesting information here. Who knows, you may even find your new favorite watering hole!
Search by neighborhood to narrow your options a little bit if you're looking to party in a certain part of town. Each bar has its own page where you can find out more about it. Flip through pictures of the bar so that you know what to expect ahead of time. There you will also find important info like whether or not there is a dress code or a guest list you can sign up for ahead of time. You can also find any upcoming events that will be taking place at each bar and buy tickets in advance.
At this point, the only thing standing between you and an amazing NOLA bar is the fact that you're still sitting here reading. Go ahead and pick one out! In no time at all you will have a delicious drink in your hand. You can thank us later, go have fun!