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!

Masquerade Night Club

8 Canal St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Central Business District) United States

Be in the center of it all! In the heart of Harrah’s New Orleans is Masquerade, a hip gathering spot with a pulsing vibe you don’t want to miss. Voted # 27 in Nightclub & Bar Magazine’s Top 100 Nightclubs—Masquerade is the place to be. Join your friends here for a drink at the city’s coolest bar. Dance to the pulse of the top DJ’s in [more]

Mahogany Jazz Hall

125 Chartres St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Central Business District) United States

The Mahogany Hall was the most lavish bordello in Storyville, the "Red Light" district of old New Orleans. Operated by "Countess" Lulu White, a woman of intuitive business savvy, she advertsed her popular "ladies" as to have a "special" gft from nature. The Mahogany Hall was originally called the Hall of Mirrors and today mirrors adorn the [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


Larry Flint's Hustler Club is an exclusive strip club located in the bustling French Quarter. It is the perfect place to enjoy top-shelf liquor and take in a captivating show by one of the venue's many gorgeous dancers. The venue boasts three separate and serves as the perfect setting for birthdays and bachelor parties. Click here for more info. [more]

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]

Gasa Gasa

4920 Freret St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Freret) United States

Gasa Gasa is an event space that hosts live music shows, art exhibitions, and film screenings. The space also includes a bar with a great selection of local beers. Located on historic Freret street, Gasa Gasa is proud to be part of the diverse and rich community of the neighborhood. [more]


828 S Peters St, New Orleans, Louisiana United States


Republic is a sexy, classy, luxurious bar and live music venue located in the heart of New Orleans' Warehouse District. Situated in a stunning turn-of-the-century building, this venue pays perfect homage to the city's vibrant history. Click here for more information, and come check it out for yourself. [more]


1011 Decatur St, New Orleans, Louisiana (French Quarter) United States

Sbisa's Cafe is a historic restaurant and bar that originally opened in 1899. the original atmosphere has been preserved, and gives the place an Old World charm that New Orleans is famous for. They are open for dinner and have brunch on Sundays with optional bottomless mimosas. Party rooms are also available upstairs for special events. [more]