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Bars and nightlife in New Orleans

Top bars

Wine Bar
“Fine Wine & Spirits accented w/cheese. Live music on a lush back patio. An atmosphere that can never be duplicated!”
  • 450 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“This is my favorite place to get a Roast Beef Poboy. They serve Barq's root beer in a bottle and have great bread pudding. It is a one stop shop to hit a lot of New Orleans classics. ”
  • 311 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“The quintessential live jazz music venue in New Orleans. Located in the Faubourg Marigny, just steps from the French Quarter. Live music seven days a week. ”
  • 207 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“ A tourist spot but also a local. It's fun to celebrate anything there with their jazz brunch and jazz trio bands serenading you and the 25 cent martinis at lunch are always a plus! ”
  • 274 locals recommend
Market
“A selection of different food places in one location. Outside seating also available for great weather and nice view. ”
  • 237 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I know there are several drag brunch options out there but this is The Original. The interiors of this place are so beautiful they will take your breath away. Locally renowned chefs are putting out food you will tell everyone about. Classic cocktails served in a super fun atmosphere. Plus, there's a pool and cabana bar! *no kiddos allowed here.”
  • 241 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Mimi's in the Marigny features live music every night of the week, without fail! The bar has two levels "“ the downstairs is a more relaxed scene with a bar and pool tables, while the upstairs is exclusively reserved for dancing and jazz. Mimi's offers a unique menu of Spanish-inspired tapas items, including goat cheese croquetas, calamari con chorizo, and patatas bravas. The local vibes, funky music, and authentic New Orleans atmosphere at Mimi's can't be beat, so be sure to check it out! ”
  • 216 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Founded as a clubhouse for Professor Longhair, Tip's has played host to NOLA music legends since opening its doors in 1977. Dr. John, the Neville Brothers and "Trombone Shorty" have all graced the stage at this excellent, standing-room-only venue. ”
  • 165 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Music Venue
“Founded as a clubhouse for Professor Longhair, Tip's has played host to NOLA music legends since opening its doors in 1977. Dr. John, the Neville Brothers and "Trombone Shorty" have all graced the stage at this excellent, standing-room-only venue. ”
  • 165 locals recommend
Music Venue
“HiHo Lounge prides itself on New Orleans musical tradition. HiHo is regarded as an underground alternative arts venue that hosts live music events every night of the week. The music will satisfy any ear, with genres ranging from hip-hop, funk, or indie rock. Beyond the music, HiHo has great drink specials everyday and inexpensive small plates made with local ingredients. ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Dive Bar
“ One of the most fun bars. Locals and tourist go. It’s one of the oldest in the quarter at the very end of Bourbon street. The purple drink is surprisingly good and is sure to help you catch a buzz and sing along to the piano player!”
  • 150 locals recommend
Lounge
“One never knows what one might find at the AllWays lounge, but it's bound to be entertaining!”
  • 137 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Snug Harbor is a locals favorite. The okra gumbo and shrimp sandwich is a must have. Check out their website to view line up for live entertainment dates and times.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Bar
“More than just Hurricanes! Try the Bloody Mary wings! They are our favorite!”
  • 104 locals recommend
Lounge
“Mid Priced dive cocktail lounge with good pop up restaurants. Gets very crowded and full fast. ”
  • 112 locals recommend
Bar
“Hipster-friendly lounge for drinks, sports on TV, weekly events like comedy shows & Vietnamese fare.”
  • 108 locals recommend

Music venues

Wine Bar
“Fine Wine & Spirits accented w/cheese. Live music on a lush back patio. An atmosphere that can never be duplicated!”
  • 450 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“The quintessential live jazz music venue in New Orleans. Located in the Faubourg Marigny, just steps from the French Quarter. Live music seven days a week. ”
  • 207 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Founded as a clubhouse for Professor Longhair, Tip's has played host to NOLA music legends since opening its doors in 1977. Dr. John, the Neville Brothers and "Trombone Shorty" have all graced the stage at this excellent, standing-room-only venue. ”
  • 165 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“In the heart of the Frenchmen Street "music district," d.b.a. is a very hip-but not trendy-bar that offers off-the-cuff music geared towards local music lovers. ”
  • 167 locals recommend
Bar
“Another wonderful uptown music venue and watering hole! Check out their calendar to see who's playing and get your party on!”
  • 185 locals recommend
Music Venue
“HiHo Lounge prides itself on New Orleans musical tradition. HiHo is regarded as an underground alternative arts venue that hosts live music events every night of the week. The music will satisfy any ear, with genres ranging from hip-hop, funk, or indie rock. Beyond the music, HiHo has great drink specials everyday and inexpensive small plates made with local ingredients. ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Great rum punches! Another eclectic bar. Has Russian food available, of all things. ”
  • 143 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Established on the New Orleans' skyline and in the city's rich history, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is the definition of iconic. Its ability to adapt to any event type makes it perfect for general sessions, exhibits, special events and sporting events, such as NFL football games. ”
  • 84 locals recommend
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