New Orleans Bars

Looking for New Orleans' Best Bars?

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!

Club 735

735 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana United States


Club 735 is located on Bourbon Street, in the French Part of New Orleans. The venue boasts three separate setting, each offering its own unique take on nightlife. Whether you're a local, or you're just visiting, you've gotta check this place out for yourself. Click here for more information. [more]

Colette New Orleans

822 Gravier St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Central Business District) United States

Colette is a lifestyle club for couples and singles located in downtown New Orleans. Have a fun, sexy time with other like-minded people in a classy BYOB establishment. The club has many different play areas, including a dance floor, private rooms, several lounges, and a movie theater. [more]

Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club

225 Bourbon St, New Orleans, Louisiana (French Quarter) United States

New Orleans is known as a crazy and wild place to party. Between Mardi Gras, Halloween, New Year's Eve, and Jazz Fest, NOLA pretty much has a party going all year round. So if you want a party that never ends, you head to New Orleans. And when you want an extra-spicy, extra-special evening, you go to Larry Flint's Hustler Club, located on the [more]

The Howlin’ Wolf

907 S Peters St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Lower Garden District) United States

The Howlin' Wolf is a music venue, bar and restaurant that's been around since 1988. Both international and local performers have graced the stage, including the Foo Fighters, Bare Naked Ladies, and Jimmy Page, among others. Inside The Howlin' Wolf you will find The Den, the venue's bar and restaurant, with a great selection beers and tasty food. [more]


2227 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana (St. Roch) United States

Siberia is a live rock venue with a Polish restaurant inside. Siberia is known for its great live shows, but it also has several pool tables and a great selection of beers on tap. Siberia focuses on metal music but the concerts include all genres. For great food and great live music, you definitely need to check out Siberia. [more]

Mayfair Lounge

1505 Amelia St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Touro) United States

Miss Gertie's Mayfair lounge is a classic neighborhood dive bar, with pool tables, a juke box, and a great, relaxed atmosphere. If you're looking for reasonably priced drinks, friendly bartenders and a fun time, the Mayfair lounge is the perfect place to check out. [more]

Louies Corner Bar

500 Elmira Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana (Algiers Point) United States

Louie's Corner Bar in New Orleans is a great place to watch the Saints game, drink beer with your friends, or simply hang out and enjoy the reasonably priced drinks and relaxed atmosphere. [more]


800 Bourbon St, New Orleans, Louisiana (French Quarter) United States

Oz is New Orleans' premier gay bar and club. Come for the great party atmosphere and stay for the hot gogo dancers, drag shows, and techno party beats. Oz also hosts tons of themed nights, including service industry night, half-priced happy hour, and College night. The club has two floors with a balcony overlooking the dance floor. [more]

The Avenue Pub

1732 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana (Central City) United States

The Avenue Pub is a beer bar with over fifty bottled and tap craft beers and a constantly rotating selection. Avenue Pub also has a full Bourbon, Whiskey and Rye menu. It's a great place to watch the parades during Mardi Gras or attend a rare beer tasting. The pub also serves snacks and sandwiches and has a patio available for events. [more]

Pirates Alley Cafe

622 Pirates Aly, New Orleans, Louisiana (French Quarter) United States

Pirates Alley Cafe is a full service café, that features food and fun in the traditional atmosphere; We are located in world famous Pirates Alley only a few feet from the St. Louis Cathedral, the oldest active church in the country, and the Cabildo, former center of government where the Louisiana Purchase was signed. Subject of much legend and [more]