Crown & Anchor English Pub
200 Pelican Ave., (504) 227-1007; www.crownanchorpub.com; @CrownAnchorPub
Greeted by the trusty blue TARDIS sitting outside the bar and themed cocktails inside, longtime Doctor Who fans will feel right at home. In the style of a small-town British pub, the dog-friendly tavern also has a darts league and hosts a pub quiz the last Thursday of every month. Open daily. No food. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Dry Dock Cafe
133 Delaronde St., (504) 361-8240; www.thedrydockcafe.com
Located in historic Algiers Point near the ferry landing, this bar and restaurant is a regular docking spot for neighborhood residents and also draws tourists who stop in for a cold beer and po-boy, Creole cuisine or seafood dishes. Signature drinks include Sex on the Levee, a mix of rum, passion fruit and club soda, and Dry Dock rum punch, a blend of rums and fruit juices. Open daily. Full restaurant menu.
3700 Gen. Meyer Ave., (504) 361-9102; www.jnkbarnola.com
Boasting the slogan "Naturally Algiers," along with a chill covered patio where smokers can puff and anyone can watch sports on mounted TVs, the bar offers a pleasant mix of down-home and upscale vibes. There are 20-plus beers on tap — and a $2 draft of the day. Open daily. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Old Point Bar
545 Patterson Drive, (504) 364-0950; www.oldpointbarnola.com
Just a few blocks from the Algiers ferry landing, the Old Point Bar is a casual neighborhood joint with live music several nights a week and killer bloody marys. Stretch out at one of the sidewalk tables or step inside to shoot pool or darts. Bring Fido if you feel like it. Open daily. No food.
Vine & Dine
141 Delaronde St., Algiers Point, (504) 361-1402; www.vine-dine.com
The wine bar invites guests to pair a glass or bottle of wine with its menu of pizza and small plates. Build your own cheese board with your choice of artisanal accoutrements, or share a specialty pizza with friends. Wine and appetizers are $1 off during happy hour. Open Mon.-Sat. Food available. Happy hour 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.