10 Best Pubs in Louisiana

The atmosphere of a pub will always bring you a night to remember. With big wooden bars, kitschy décor, and all of your favorite brews on tap, the pubs of Louisiana will make you feel right at home. For your next weekend out with your pals, check out our 10 favorite pubs in the state.  

The Avenue Pub, New Orleans, LA

With a consulting chef on staff and locally-sourced food, you can almost taste the quality of everything made here. The Avenue Pub is an old-world pub complete with cozy fireplaces, tin ceilings, and an outside balcony where you can sit and enjoy your favorite food and drink what you love.  The drink list is long, and the menu is a creative blend of flavors and specialties that will please the most discriminating tastes. 

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Enoch’s Pub and Grill, Monroe, LA

With the look and feel of an Irish pub from the Old Country but with the attitude of Louisiana, Enoch’s Pub and Grill treats its visitors with great food, cold brews, and lively music. From live bands to do-it-yourself karaoke, you’ll want to try the Guinness gravy on your next burger or steak fries. If that doesn’t tantalize your taste buds, they have vegetarian options and great salads. 

Mother Mary’s, New Orleans, LA

Part of The Holy Ground Irish Pub, Mother Mary’s serves up snacks, hot plates, and fantastic specials every night from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. You’ll find the specials of the day written on the chalkboard and you can place your order at the window. And when the Saints play, the food flows FREE! That’s an answer to prayer. 

MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub, Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charleston, Louisiana is the scene and MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub is the place to awesome Irish and American food, live music, a great beer selection, and just plain good fun. You’ll get the best Reuben known to mankind and for a special treat, you can’t leave without trying the pub fries—crispy French covered in corned beef, bacon, gravy, and cheese. 

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Happy’s Irish Pub, Baton Rouge, LA

It’s no coincidence that this little Irish bar is called Happy’s. That’s because you can’t help but smile when you come to the casual pub that starts counting down to the next St. Patrick’s Day the day after the last one. Book your private party here or bring friends and create one. They have a grand selection of beer always on tap and drink specials every evening. 

Erin Rose, New Orleans, LA

If you haven’t visited Erin Rose in New Orleans yet, you have to make haste to get there. And if you haven’t tried a frozen Irish coffee, this is the place to try it. Locals, traveling artists, and tourists create a unique mix of visitors with one thing in common—they love to have a good time. Erin Rose gives the chance to relax, kick back and enjoy yourself in a neighborhood setting. 

Finn McCool’s Irish Pub, New Orleans, LA

You don’t have to be born under the Irish sky to enjoy a pint or two at Finn McCool’s Irish Pub in downtown New Orleans. Join old friends or make new ones at the bar that was voted the best neighborhood place in the city. The food is only rivaled by the beer, but better come early on game days. It’s gets a little crowded. 

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Kerry Irish Pub, New Orleans, LA

When most people think of Louisiana, they think of Mardi Gras, alligators, boudin balls, and jazz. It’s time to add Kerry’s Irish Pub to that list. The warm and welcoming atmosphere will make you feel like you’re in the Old Country enjoying a pint with friends. Prices are great, and you can play a game of pool for 50 cents!

Molly’s at the Market, New Orleans, LA

Let your Irish roots show at Molly’s at the Market in downtown New Orleans. People who love this home away from home talk about the Irish cider, the cold Guinness, the lively music, and the great food. Whenever you’re in this part of the city, it’s a must to stop by and make a toast to the Blarney stone. 

Boondock Saint, New Orleans, LA

You’ll be praising the saints when you stop by Boondock Saint, New Orleans’ answer to “what’s the meaning of life?” Only the best Irish dive bar in the whole city, this popular place has the best bartenders serving the best beer and the best food in the best city. You know when the locals hang out here, it’s got to be good. 

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