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2001 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

  • Phone: (504) 558-9966
  • Fax: (504) 571-6464
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4.6 out of 5 (128 reviews)
96% of guests recommend this hotel

Bars & Cafes

»The Bayou Bar

As you enter the Pontchartrain Hotel, this upscale lounge can be found right off the main lobby. A welcome addition in 1947, it remains a favorite stop for professionals as well as guests. Even if you are not a guest of the Pontchartrain, you might enjoy the cocktail hour. While you enjoy your drink, with complimentary hor d'oevres, notice the artwork that adorns the walls. These murals on canvas by local New Orleans artist, Charles Reinike, are considered priceless. For your entertainment, a piano bar plays from 9pm to 1am Thursdays through Sundays. It is open from Monday to Thursday, 4 pm onwards and from Friday to Sunday, 11 am onwards.

2031 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70140

»Eiffel Society

Gourmet food, contemporary art, craft cocktails, and live entertainment reside in harmony at Eiffel Society. This restaurant and lounge serves up a menu of eclectic small plates from celebrated chef Ian Schnoebelen alongside a long list of creative cocktails designed by mixologist Alan Walter. Stop in early to grab a table with friends for a fine feast from the small plates menu, or come by later in the evening for cocktails and live entertainment from local bands and DJs. -Bethany Culp

2040 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

»Mr. John's Ristorante

Occupy a chair by the huge windows or enjoy the cool breeze on your face as you dine on the patio at Mr. John's Steak & Seafood. Located on the prestigious St. Charles Avenue, if, for a moment, you forget you are in a dining room, you are forgiven! Serving only USDA Prime Beef for all preparations, this steakhouse is, by far, the best in New Orleans. Fried Calamari comes with fresh squids that melt in your mouth. Eggplant Parmesan and Cured Prime Tenderloin please your senses. Combine any of these with a wine from the menu that boasts of wines from around the world.

2111 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130


Houston's is for romantics and close friends, outfitted with low lighting and large comfortable booths. Representing the restaurants local roots, are the flags of Louisiana and France that adorn the beautiful vaulted ceiling. The bar sits to one side allowing those awaiting their table to listen to the piano; or to enjoy a drink while they look out over the restaurant. Houston's American cuisine is wonderful plus moderately priced and the wait staff is dedicated to creating a superb dining experience. Reservations are not accepted and the restaurant can be busy on weekends; be prepared for a half-hour wait or more.

4241 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70006

»The Avenue Pub

Avenue Pub has a menu to fulfill food cravings at anytime of the day or night — very convenient for this on-the-run city life. This local flavored pub offers a nice selection of drafts and food, with a jukebox and pool table providing the entertainment. Here you will always find interesting locals and the occasional tourists, all having a good time in this delightful haunt. Sit by the windows facing the Saint Charles Avenue and watch the world go by while you sip on a chilled drink and a meal. It doesn't get much more refreshing than this. 

1732 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130


For those who are too wary of a restaurant that serves you the whole nine yard's, Lucky's Bar & Grill would just be the kind of place that would appeal to you. Open round the clock, this establishment is frequented for its delicious marinated chicken sandwiches and fresh aromatic burgers off the grill. The bar also features karaoke for the one who wishes to let out a tune or two. Apart from serving tasty food, Lucky's is also known for it's interesting themed days and benefit events like the 'Dog Day Afternoon' and 'Annual First Cut Benefit' held in the past.

1625 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

»St. Charles Tavern

Twenty-four hours each day, seven days each week, the bartenders at St. Charles Avenue Tavern serve frosty pints and potent cocktails to groups of casual patrons in this Uptown bar. In addition to a full bar, bottled beers, and a selection of beers on tap, St. Charles Avenue offers a full menu of carefully crafted breakfast, bar food, and burgers. Stop by the tavern, or check out the website, for nightly food and drink specials that have been known to include All You Can Eat Crab Night, Steak Night, and three for one night. Food from St. Charles Tavern is available for delivery between 11:00 and 02:00. -Bethany Culp

1433 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

»Half Moon Bar & Restaurant

Looking for a joint to hangout after work? Then Half Moon Bar & Restaurant is the perfect place. It is famed for its friendly and speedy service. The tasty tuna sandwiches and burgers served, appeal to one and all. Enjoy chilled beer or test your aim on the dart board. Challenge your buddies at a game of pool and celebrate your triumph with a glass of your favorite drink.

1125 Saint Mary Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

»The Saint

Live indie tunes and cheap drinks attract the city's nocturnal creatures to this gem of a dive in the garden district. The event program is varied and has everything from live local bands and the occasional renowned acts to some rocking DJ sets night after night. Regular karaoke and other events keeps the crowds coming. Being a late-night destination, crowds at The Saint usually start picking up after midnight. Check website for event schedule and more.

961 Saint Mary
New Orleans, LA 70130

»Barrel Proof

From the outside, Barrel Proof may not look like much, but don't let it fool you. The restaurant is fashioned after an old-time whiskey saloon, with animal heads decorating the wood-paneled walls. To match its rugged appearance, the bar is menu consists of only hard liquors. This bar is stocked with a great selection of whiskeys and beers, distilled and collected from countries all over the world. If you enjoy the taste of a good, hard drink, this is the bar for you.

1201 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


Itching for a little something Irish? Head to Tracey's. This Irish Channel Bar, self-proclaimed as the "original Irish Channel bar," sits at the corner of Magazine Street and Third Street serving up cold beer, cocktails and casual food. Tracey's is known for its Roast Beef Po-Boy, but serves up a variety of sandwiches, po-boys, salads and sides including Meat Pies, Fried Okra and Gravy Cheese Fries alongside its signature dish. Check Tracey's website for kitchen specials, upcoming events and the official countdown to St. Patrick's Day.

2604 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

»The Rusty Nail

Rusty Nail is one of those unpretentious places where one can actually unwind after a long day at work or simply come here to enjoy the music and ambiance. Rusty Nail is an off-track bar that boasts a wide selection of cocktails and a well-stocked bar. Blues and jazz are the order of the day, as this is a stage for many upcoming New Orleans musicians. Sit outside and try their signature Rusty Nail cocktail or something from their vast scotch collection.

1100 Constance Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
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