Cucos Mexican Cafe
2766 Belle Chasse Highway., Gretna, (504) 393-7766; www.cucosmex.com
Sugary rum drinks and 12 kinds of margaritas add to the festive, tropical atmosphere at Cucos' cantina. A full menu of burritos, enchiladas and burgers complement the margaritas. Open daily. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114; www.gattusos.net
Play trivia Tuesday, buy a pint of beer and keep the glass Wednesday and hear live music Friday and Saturday. There's outdoor seating, and the restaurant's menu is available until 9 p.m. Rum punch, watermelon margaritas and pineapple Crushers are popular drinks. Open Mon.-Sat. Smoking on patio. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat.
Vinnie's Sports Bar & Grill
2766 Belle Chasse Highwy, Gretna, (504) 393-0155; www.vinniessportsbar.com
Nightly drink specials Monday through Friday help are a highlight for regulars, and there are drink specials for NFL and LSU football games. The beer selection includes 35 draft beers. Vinnie's also offers game nights and trivia on Thursday. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Algiers | Bywater
CBD/Warehouse District/Central City
Citywide | Faubourg Marigny
French Quarter | Lakeview/Lakefront
New Orleans East
Jefferson Parish West Bank
Gretna | Harvey