Big Al's Saloon
1440 Westbank Expwy., Harvey, (504) 376-2090; www.bigalssaloon.net
The bottled beer here is chilled on ice, and is $1.75 during weekday happy hours (cocktails are $3.50). Patrons can play pool or darts and listen to the jukebox inside or on a large patio. The restaurant offers ribeye for $12 and filet for $15 on Mondays, and is also know for its burgers. Open daily. Smoking allowed. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Boomers in Boomtown Casino
4132 Peters Road, Harvey, (504) 366-7711; www.boomtownneworleans.com
Boomers, located inside Boomtown Casino, serves cocktails, wine and beer. It offers live music without a cover charge and has a raucous dance floor. Open Fri.-Sat. Smoking allowed. No food.