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Top bar recommendations from locals

Lounge
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“Mid Priced dive cocktail lounge with good pop up restaurants. Gets very crowded and full fast. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Liuzza's by the Track has the best gumbo in the city! Also they are well know for their BBQ shrimp, crawfish etoufee, and turtle soup. Well known as a small neighborhood spot lots of regulars. Feel like a native and eat like a native at Liuzza's by the track! It' svery close - just 3 mins away!”
  • 93 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Wine bar with a few tables on the sidewalk for people watching and enjoying the scene at Esplanade and Ponce de Leon.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Love the Spinach and Goat cheese salad. The best Sangria and friendly atmoshere.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“ Set in an 1860's house, this elegant, eclectic eatery features a bar, wine list & Sunday brunch. During daylight the whole restaurant has beautiful views of the park. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Pizza, Pasta in family sized servings, super family friendly, and a great outdoor dining space.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Wine Cellars
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“bar / liquor store. Good selection of wines, beers and spirits and very handy if you've been around Bayou St John. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Lakeview Area: Unique Mexican (recommend ordering sampler). Cool patio atmosphere. Opportunity to stay safe and get away from tourist area.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name, and they're always glad you came”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“What's not to love about having a dive bar across the street? They'll have the game on the TVs, cold beer behind the bar, and a pool table. What more do you need?”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“The only great hole-in-the-wall bar in Lakeview. Lot's of dinner spots around it for a nice evening out. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Locally owned and operated by the Roth Family and serving New Orleanians for 40 years.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Get your German/Austrian heritage going in full swing here! If you're in town during Octoberfest then this is THE place to go!!! Also, since we're in Krewe of Krampus, this is becoming our second home base.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“No-frills counter-serve stop for fried chicken & ribs, plus po' boys & other Cajun-Creole fare.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Wine Cellars
“Another wine bar within walking distance - beer, wine tastings, and occasional live music - check the website!”
  • 1 local recommends