100+ Top Bars: Brewpubs & craft beer bars

Louisiana has many up and coming craft brewers. Here are bars that serve their beers on draft and in bottles.


Abita Brew Pub
The brew pub is housed in the old Abita Brewery space and offers the full lineup of Abita beers as well as specials not found elsewhere. Growler fills and six packs are available to go. 72011 Holly St., Abita Springs, (985) 892-5837;, @TheAbitaBeer

The Avenue Pub
Around the clock, The Avenue Pub serves almost 50 beers on tap, with offerings from all Louisiana breweries. The Pub also hosts a weekly firkin Friday, which often showcases casks from local brewers including NOLA Brewing, Abita, Covington and Parish. 1732 St. Charles Ave., (504) 586-9243;, @AvenuePubNOLA

Bayou Beer Garden
This Mid-City oasis features beers from Bayou Teche and Abita, as well as an extensive import selection. The large deck in back features an outside bar and ample shaded seating. 326 N. Jefferson Davis Pkwy., (504) 302-9357;

Copper Monkey Bar & Grill
Tucked just off Bourbon Street, this cozy hole-in-the-wall bar serves draft brews from Bayou Teche and Tin Roof. It's open well into the wee hours and serves food late as well. 725 Conti St., (504) 527-0869;

Crescent City Brewhouse
New Orleans' only locally owned microbrewery crafts beers on premises and serves them fresh. Crescent City mostly brews classic German styles but isn't afraid to experiment with its seasonal offering. 527 Decatur St., (504) 522-0571;

Evangeline's taps are reserved for regional craft beers only. Tin Roof, Chafunkta, Bayou Teche, Tin Roof, St. Arnold and Lazy Magnolia can all be found here. 329 Decatur St., (504) 908-8008;

Finnegan's Easy
In the heart of the French Quarter, this bar serves beers from St. Arnold, Parish, NOLA Brewing and Tin Roof. Enjoy them inside or in the courtyard. 717 St. Peter St., (504) 599-9898;

Gordon Biersch
Part of a national chain, this brewpub serves an array of German-style beers including wheat and dark beers as well as a Czech-style pilsner. Patrons can sit inside and watch the brewers at work or grab a table in the beer garden on Fulton Street. 200 Poydras St., (504) 552-2739;, @Gordon_Biersch

Lager's International Ale House
Part of the Bulldog bar family, this Metairie pub serves beers from every Louisiana brewery and from all over the world. 3501 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 887-9923;, @Lagers_Metairie

Patrons can find several varieties of NOLA Brewing's beer at this neighborhood bar, and its proximity to the brewery means that they might run into one of the brewers after work. 2533 Constance St., (504) 302-1543;, @ParasolsOrleans

Warehouse Grille
This bar's 40 taps deliver Abita's entire lineup as well as offerings from NOLA Brewing, Tin Roof and Parish Brewing. Enjoy them inside or in the spacious courtyard. 869 Magazine St., (504) 322-2188;, @WarehouseGrille

This sandwich shop serves local draft beers from NOLA Brewing, Parish and St. Arnold and has many more bottled brews. 4510 Freret St., (504) 309-0069;

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