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Discover the Best Bars in New Orleans: A Toast to the Town

New Orleans, a city that dances to the beat of jazz and thrives in the spirit of good times, is home to some of the most iconic bars in the world. As a guest at the Roosevelt Hotel, you're perfectly positioned to embark on a spirited adventure through the city's legendary drinking establishments. Here's a curated list of the must-visit bars that promise an unforgettable night out:

1.The Sazerac Bar - Located within our very own Roosevelt Hotel, The Sazerac Bar is steeped in history and elegance. Sip on the bar's namesake cocktail, the Sazerac, and savor a piece of New Orleans' storied past.

2. Pat O'Brien's Bar, Inc. - Step into the birthplace of the Hurricane cocktail and let the good times roll. With its enchanting courtyard and flaming fountain, Pat O'Brien's offers a quintessential New Orleans bar experience.

3. Arnaud's French 75 Bar - This classic bar, known for its sophisticated atmosphere and expertly crafted cocktails, is the perfect spot for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

4. The Bombay Club - Tucked away in the French Quarter, The Bombay Club invites you to enjoy live music, a vast selection of martinis, and a cozy, British-colonial setting.

5. Jewel of the South - A modern cocktail destination housed in a historic Creole cottage, Jewel of the South is where you can taste the revival of the Brandy Crusta, alongside other classic concoctions.

6. Bacchanal Wine - For a laid-back evening, Bacchanal Wine's wine garden utopia offers a selection of fine wines, cheese, charcuterie, and nightly live music in the Bywater neighborhood.

7. Blue Nile - If live music is what you seek, Blue Nile on Frenchmen Street is the place to be. From funk to brass, the sounds of New Orleans come alive in this vibrant venue.

8. Apple Barrel Bar - A Marigny staple, Apple Barrel Bar is where locals and visitors alike gather for a cold drink and the eclectic sounds of the city.

9. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar - One of the oldest bars in America, Lafitte's offers a hauntingly good time with its historic ambiance and potent drinks.

10. Hot Tin - For breathtaking views of the city skyline, head to Hot Tin, a rooftop bar that boasts a chic atmosphere and an impressive cocktail menu.

As you delve into the nightlife of New Orleans, let the Roosevelt Hotel be your luxurious retreat. Our concierge team is eager to assist you in planning your bar-hopping itinerary, ensuring that each night is as vibrant and colorful as the city itself.

Cheers to New Orleans, where every toast tells a story!