Boomers at Boomtown Casino
4132 Peters Road, Harvey, (504) 366-7711; www.boomtownneworleans.com; @BoomtownNOLA
There's a dance club with live music on Friday and Saturday at the Boomtown Casino. The bar serves beer and classic cocktails, and food options include the buffet, Vietnamese cuisine, steak and seafood, and a deli. Open Fri.-Sat. Food available.
1545 Lapalco Blvd., Harvey, (504) 323-2111; www.daiquiriparadise.com
About two dozen flavors of frozen daiquiris are always available, and up to a dozen seasonal creations. Traditional drinks also are available. The bar has pool tables and sports on TV, and daiquiris are available by the gallon. The Chalmette location has a drive-through. Open daily. No food.
Gattuso's Neighborhood Bar & Restaurant
435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, (504) 368-1114; www.gattusos.net
Patrons at the small bar at Gattuso's often spill into the main dining room to listen to live music, play trivia or visit with regulars at the restaurant. There are long tables with umbrellas for dining on the front patio, and there are a few more tables on the porch. It's a frequent stop for cyclists with LED-decorated bikes participating in Friday night social rides. The food menu ranges from po-boys and gumbo to filet mignon and spaghetti. Open Mon.-Sat. Full restaurant menu.
714 First St., Gretna, (504) 325-5530; www.facebook.com/rivershackgretna
Weekend brunch includes bottomless mimosas and two tacos for $5, and Thursday features two-for-one margaritas. The Huey P Iced Tea is SKYY peach vodka with sweet tea and lemon, and the 1st Street Shine mixes blackberry moonshine with fresh lime and Sprite. The food menu has burgers, seafood dishes, salads and more. Open daily. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
1555 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, (504) 302-1840; www.scoreswest.com; @scoreswest
The main barroom has cushy seating and pole dancing on a raised stage. A DJ provides music. Open daily. No food.
Jefferson Parish West Bank