Bar Guide - Harahan



Beepster's Tavern
2229 Hickory Ave., Harahan, 737-8615
Sports bar
Dance to the jukebox at this neighborhood sports bar. Get $8 buckets of longnecks while you watch the Saints, LSU or Monday Night Football on TV, or play darts, pool and video poker. Barbecue is served during football games. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Fox and Hound
1200 S. Clearview Pkwy., Harahan, 731-6000
Sports bar
Fox and Hound is one of the largest bars in town, and with more TVs than mission control — including some big enough to rival an arena JumboTron — it's easy to get immersed in your game of choice. There are promotions and specials galore, including beer pong Sundays from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., $2 draft beers on Tuesday and more. Open daily. No smoking. Food: restaurant menu.

Phil's Grill1
640 Hickory Ave., Harahan, 305-1705
Restaurant bar
This Harahan location of the Metairie-born burger and beer restaurant has an expanded bar area, where it serves house-made infused vodka, Abita, NOLA Brew and other beers. A novelty is a shot of Kahlua, Baileys or Chambord in a hand-dipped shake. Wine Down Wednesday gets you a bottle of house wine for $12, draft beers are $1.50 and glasses of house wine are $3 during happy hour every day. Open daily. No smoking. Food: restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.

Shimmy Shack
1855 Dock St., Harahan, 729-4442
Restaurant bar
Housed in one of New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson's former banks, the ostrich-skin bar here is topped with centuries-old cypress stained with 150-year-old Grand Marnier. Sit on barstools that have a pair of legs as bases, and try New Orleans-style drinks and classic cocktails — the specialties — or cold beer. A deck with outdoor seating sometimes plays host to bands, and there are food and drink specials every day. Open daily. Smoking: deck only. Food: restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-6 p.m. daily.

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