There is no shortage of places to drink in New Orleans. You can walk down the street with an adult beverage if you like. But if you need a few recommendations I felt good at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, a drinking establishment opened in the 1700s. If you want something a little seedier and cruisier...and gayer...you have to check out The Corner Pocket. Or if you just need a dive with some rock and roll and local flavor step into The Abbey.
Not pictured but also great to splash around in: Cure (cocktail bar) and Phoenix (Friday night gay beer bust).
1. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
| Serving suds since the 1700s
2. The Corner Pocket
| Gay dive bar with guys dancing on the bar
3. The Abbey
| Gives me NYC dive bar feels