1540 W. Lindberg Drive, Slidell, (504) 649-6491; www.facebook.com/anythinggeauxsslidellla
The name says it all. Dances, drag shows, comedy shows, theme parties, karaoke and more are part of the fun at Anything Geauxs. Happy hour is coming soon with cheap Miller High Life and cocktail selections. Open Thu.-Sun. Smoking on patio. Free snacks. Happy hour 3 p.m-7 p.m. Thu.-Sun.
3154 Ponchartrain Drive, Slidell, (985) 643-6133; www.southsidecafe.net
Who's Your Patty Night at this Slidell restaurant is a Wednesday happy hour offering unlimited burger toppings and drink and beer specials. The Absolute Stress, a mix of Absolute vodka, pineapple juice and grenadine, is popular among regulars. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Thu.-Tue., 3 p.m.-closing Wed.
158 S. Military Road, Slidell, (985) 646-1728; www.speckledts.com
With local bands regularly performing on the weekends, Speckled T's has no problem going from seafood restaurant to lively bar scene after dark. Fifty beers on tap are served at 32 degrees using a state-of-the-art cooling system. Tuesday is trivia night with a DJ, and Monday is steak night. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu.
4808 Pontchartrain Drive, (985) 201-8096; www.facebook.com/tooloulas
Customers can arrive by land or boat at Tooloulas, where the signature drink is the Tooloula Hula, made with vodka, Malibu, grenadine, pineapple, orange and a quarter-shot of apple pucker. Competitive drinkers can join the weekly beer pong tournament on Fridays. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Happy hour 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Thu.