During the holidays and in the winter months, bars with cozy and intimate settings seem a little more desirable. With couches, fireplaces or dim lighting, there are many bars in various New Orleans neighborhoods that give off that aesthetic. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite spots to tuck away with a hand crafted cocktail...
Our List of the Coziest Bars in New Orleans
This brick, Downtown cocktail lounge exudes historic New Orleans vibes. Wander through the old house to find various inviting seating areas, fireplaces and bars to cozy up too.
Located off the beaten path at the edge of the French Quarter, Bar Tonique is the perfect hideaway is a bustling neighborhood. The dim lighting, friendly service, hot toddies, fireplace and relaxing atmosphere will make you feel right at home.
Located on Lower Magazine Street, the Tasting Room screams cozy. Leather and velvet couches and dim-lit chandeliers make the small establishment extra desirable in the winter months.
A locals favorite, Bouligny Tavern is a chic, yet cozy Uptown hotspot. From the outside, it appears as a house, but inside, you will find banquette seating, Mid-Century Modern decor and delicious cocktails.
Sit back and relax with a cigar and a drink on Bayou Road. Their small and casual ambiance will take all your worries away.
Cure those sweet cravings at Bakery Bar. Off the beaten path in the Lower Garden District, you will find a bar that serves doberge cake and other treats alongside their unique cocktails. It’s the perfect spot for a nightcap.
Winner of the 2018 James Beard Award for best bar program, Cure’s craft cocktails pair nicely with their leather seating and candle lit tables.
Jump off the Saint Charles Avenue Streetcar and sit inside of Delachaise. Their long bar and twinkling string lights will make you want to stay inside all night long.