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What if you can't get tickets to the big game? You can find the best seats in the house all over New Orleans in one of the many sports bars. All the excitement of New Orleans' Saints, NBA's Pelicans, Voodoo Arena Football and local college teams can be seen and heard in one of the fine establishments listed below. Pull up a chair next to someone wearing your team's colors and let the good times roll in a New Orleans sports bar during the next game.

 
Sports Bars
Algiers Sports Bar
4801 General Meyer Ave., New Orleans, LA 70131 [Map It]
(504) 398-1255

Neighborhood: Algiers/Westbank
The Avenue Pub
1732 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 586-9243
theavenuepub.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: Beer, beer, and more beer. This top-rated and respected pub revolves around pouring you the impeccable pint of your choosing. They're open 24/7, so you have plenty of opportunity to sample over 40+ beers on tap, plus dozens of craft brews in bottles. Consider soaking it up with a juicy half pound burger or bangers and mash.
Barcadia
601 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 335-1740
barcadianeworleans.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown

Description: The inspiration behind Barcadia: your inner child. This recently opened downtown venue prides itself on fun and games, and wants you to let go of any worries and have the best time possible! Barcadia has endless options of games for its customers, including life-size jenga, skeeball, giant connect four, and air hockey. The bar also has 44 craft beers on tap and a mouth-watering menu of specialty burgers, wraps, and appetizers. Barcadia is the perfect place to kick back with friends and enjoy a walk down memory lane.
Bayou Beer Garden
326 N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 302-9357
www.bayoubeergarden.com

Neighborhood: Mid-City

Description: Mid City’s new place to play. They offer plenty of choices when it comes to beer, over 75 different bottled beers. Guinness on tap, along with Abita Amber, Samuel Adams October Fest, NOLA Hopitoulas, Smithwicks, and Heiner Brau round out the draught selection.
Bayou Burger & Sports Company
504 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504)529-4256
www.bayouburgerco.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Bayou Burger offers piled high specialty Burgers, stacked hot dogs, a wide selection of local Brews and everything Sports in an upbeat setting—a casual gathering spot for relaxing with friends, refueling and watching the game amid the excitement of Bourbon Street.
Beachcorner Bar & Grill
4905 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 488-7357

Neighborhood: Mid-City

Description: Known as "the home of the 10-ounce Beach Burger, " this grill serves up all the perennial happy-hour favorites -- onion rings, potato skins, fried mushrooms, spicy wings, quesadillas and chicken tenders.
The Boot
1039 Broadway St., New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 866-9008
www.thebootneworleans.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Bruno's Tavern
7538 Maple St., New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 861-7615
www.brunostavern.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: Bruno's Tavern has been located on the corner of Maple and Hillary Street since 1934. We have occupied 3 corners over the years and have finally built our new tavern on the site of the 1934.
The Bulldog Bar & Grill
3236 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 891-1516
bulldog.draftfreak.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: With locations in the Garden District and Uptown New Orelans, The Bulldog is a local favorite for great draft beer and pub food. The Bulldog offers 50 beers on tap and over 100 bottles, and features a laid-back, dog-friendly atmosphere. Menu variety: Tex-Mex, Hamburgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks
The Bulldog Bar & Grill
5135 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 488-4191

Neighborhood: Lakefront/Lakeview
Bullet's Sports Bar
2441 A.P. Tureaud St., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 948-4003

Neighborhood: Gentilly/New Orleans East/Chalmette
The Club Car Lounge
344 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 679-6319, (800) 455-3447
www.theclubcarlounge.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown

Description: The Club Car Lounge is a classy yet laid-back cocktail lounge located in the historic Queen & Crescent Hotel in downtown New Orleans, only three blocks from the French Quarter. We specialize in handcrafted cocktails, both classic and original. SIN discounts and 2-4-1 happy hour specials(5pm-7pm on weekdays)!
Cooter Brown's
509 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 866-9104
www.cooterbrowns.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: Since 1977, Cooter Brown's has been a popular watering hole and sandwich shop. Located in the historic Riverbend section of Uptown New Orleans, Cooter Brown's proudly serves over 400 brands of domestic and imported bottled beers, as well as 45 different beers on tap. Enjoy Raw Oysters from the Oyster Bar, the City's Best Boiled Crawfish (seasonal) and great tavern food including Poor Boys, Seafood, Specialties and SideOrders.
Corner Oyster Bar and Grill
500 St. Peter St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 522-2999

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: The Corner Oyster Bar & Grill has great Cajun and Creole cooking along with a great bar menu, atmosphere, sixteen TVs and a satellite package so you can watch any game you'd like.
The Dough Bowl
1039 Broadway St., New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 861-2200

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
El Rinconcito
218 N Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 484-0500

Neighborhood: Mid-City

Description: El Roconito is a Mexican eatery located in Mid-City and acclaimed by locals as having awesome chips and queso! The restaurant is small and casual. If you are looking for a quality Mexican bite to eat and you’re in the neighborhood, El Roconito is the place is stop. Customers also say the tacos are worth trying!
Ernst Cafe
600 S. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 525-8544
www.ernstcafe.net

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown

Description: Just two blocks from the New Orleans Convention Center. Ernst Cafe is a great place to have lunch, relax with a few drinks, or hold a meeting. Their private facility includes a 2,000 square foot balcony overlooking the Lafayette Pedestrian Mall and can accommodate from 50 - 500 people.
Fat Harry's
4330 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 895-9582

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: Being close to Tulane and Loyola Universities makes this bar a favorite hangout for college students. With the look of a British pub this local bar has video games, a jukebox, and a pool table in the back.
Finn McCool's Irish Pub
3701 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 486-9080
www.finnmccools.com

Neighborhood: Mid-City

Description: Nominated as the best neighborhood bar in New Orleans by Gambit Weekly, Finn McCool’s is THE local watering hole to visit. Named after the famous Irish folklore singer, Finn McCool’s is a lively, friendly, always happy bar that embodies New Orleans’ culture of food, music, and family. The bar is always packed on game day – especially during soccer season – and Finn’s hosts “bar quiz night” every Monday at 8. The décor of Finn McCool’s is authentic pub with southern flare, so be sure to check it out if you’re looking for a cold pint and a good time!
Henry's Bar
5101 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 897-3289

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: This Uptown neighborhood watering hole is known among locals as a favorite spot to watch the Saints games, play pool and enjoy cheap beers. Henry’s Bar is over 110 years old and prides itself on its slogan, “serving beer since before you were born.” There are picnic tables out front for day drinking or beers on a warm night, and Henry’s serves a small menu, including burgers and fries, from a side window along the bar. If you are looking for an authentic New Orleans bar experience, Henry’s is the place to visit!
Huck Finn's Cafe
135 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 529-8600
www.huckfinnscafe.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Run by New Orleans locals, Huck Finn’s Cafe takes pride in serving authentic New Orleans dishes, most of which have been passed down for generations. Try the crawfish etouffee and rave all night about it, or the grilled redfish, savoring each perfectly seasoned bite, or be daring and eat a entire alligator sausage po-boy. Don’t forget to top it all off with an order of bread pudding, baked to only to order, and served with a signature whiskey cream sauce.
The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 595-6755
www.theirishhouseneworleans.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: The Irish House by Chef Matt Murphy is a high-end gastropub serving authentic Irish food in the Lower Garden District. Born in Dublin, owner and celebrity Chef Matt Murphy pays homage to his heritage by serving up classic pub fare. Irish house specialties include Guinness beef stew, bangers and mash with brown onion gravy and traditional fish and chips.
Jimani Lounge & Restaurant
141 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 524-0493

Neighborhood: French Quarter

Description: Pizza and burgers make up most of the menu but an 8-oz. filet mignon sandwich, the Reuben and the chicken club are delicious surprises.
Manning's
519 Fulton St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 593-8118
www.manningsneworleans.com

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center

Description: Manning’s is a casual sports bar and restaurant serving a wide selection of craft beers and Southern-Creole comfort food. Manning’s is furnished with over 30 flat screen TVs, a mega-screen, and a sports anchor desk. The restaurant is decorated with old-school sports memorabilia and art pieces commissioned by local artists. Manning’s is an exciting place to visit to watch your favorite team and enjoy a quality, NOLA meal in the city’s Downtown neighborhood!
Mick's Irish Pub
4801 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 482-9113

Neighborhood: Mid-City

Description: Mick's Irish Pub is regarded by locals as one of the best dive bars in the city. Located in Mid-City, this neighborhood pub is always filled with New Orleanians – and their pups (yes, dogs are welcome)! The regulars at Mick’s rave about the bar’s friendly, personalized service and original vibes. Be sure to stop in for a game of pool and a nice Irish-inspired drink (we heard the car bombs are great).
Mississippi River Bottom
515 St. Phillip St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 524-2558

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Old Point Bar
545 Patterson St., New Orleans, LA 70114 [Map It]
(504) 364-0950
www.oldpointbar.com

Neighborhood: Algiers/Westbank
The Red Maple Restaurant
1036 Lafayette St., Gretna, LA 70053 [Map It]
(504) 367-0935
redmaplerestaurant.com

Neighborhood: Algiers/Westbank

Description: The Red Maple is a family owned and operated steak and seafood restaurant located in Gretna, just outside of New Orleans. Red Maple serves Southern-style entrees, such as Jumbo Lump Crab Au-Gratin, Crawfish Ravioli, and Fried Oyster or Shrimp platters. Customers also rave about the BBQ shrimp, eggplant with crabmeat, and crab cake appetizers. The Red Maple provides diners with a comfortable, classy ambiance, combined with delicious food, great service, and rich-Louisiana history.
Superior Bar and Grill
3636 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 899-4200
www.superiorgrill.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District

Description: Superior Grill, New Orleans, opened on December 4, 1997. Located on St. Charles street care stop, #21, this restaurant offers fajitas and margaritas, the best in the city according to their website. They have 34 tables with smoking and non-smoking sections to suit your preference. Their open kitchen allows diners to watch their food being prepared and Superior Bar features a variety of tequilas nationally recognized. The large patio is a favorite among locals. Happy hour is 2 for 1 everyday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Three-Legged Dog
400 Burgundy St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 412-8335

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Tracey's
2604 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 897-5413
www.traceysnola.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Tucker's Tavern
635 S. Roman St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 522-0440

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown

Description: Deep-fried burgers are the specialty here. The Big Tuck: a half-pound of ground beef stuffed with pepper Jack and American cheeses and bacon, battered and fried, then topped with barbecue sauce and cheddar cheese.
Ugly Dog Saloon & Bar-B-Que
401 Andrew Higgins Dr., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 569-8459

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center

Description: Grab some extra napkins and bite into some of Ugly Dog's ribs or pulled-pork sandwiches, served with two sides -- choose from baked potato, chili beans, tangy coleslaw, a green salad, or Joby's homemade potato salad.
Vitascope Hall
601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA 70113 [Map It]
(504) 613-3740
www.vitascopehall.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown

Description: Named after the world’s first for-profit movie theater built in New Orleans in 1896, Vitascope Hall touts a state-of-the-art entertainment system with 42 flat-screen TVs and historically modern American cuisine that extends well beyond typical bar fare.
Walk-Ons
1009 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 309-6530
www.walk-ons.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown

Description: Voted #1 sports bar in America by ESPN in 2012, Walk-Ons is a great place to visit on game day. Whether it be before or after the Saints game or to watch NBA basketball, Walk-Ons is the perfect spot to grab a bite and a cold beer. Located conveniently just outside the French Quarter, walk into Walk-Ons for a guaranteed fun time!
Wit's Inn
141 N. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 486-1600
www.witsinn.com

Neighborhood: Mid-City

Description: The music includes Top 40 covers, jazz, R&B and on Saturdays and Sundays, singer/songwriters.
 
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