New Orleans has long been known for its affection for finely crafted cocktails. Now is the time to break free from the everyday commotion and indulge in the vibrant tiki cocktail scene that New Orleans offers. Whether you prefer traditional tiki bars or crave innovative mixology havens, these six stops are absolute must-visits, representing the hottest spots in the city for savoring meticulously concocted beverages that transport your taste buds to a realm of exotic beaches and far-flung locales. So, grab your sunblock and don your linen beachwear, as we reveal why the Crescent City deserves a prominent spot on your tiki tour bucket list!

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Located in New Orleans' vibrant French Quarter, Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29 has become a must-visit destination since its opening in November 2014. Offering a menu that spans 80 years of Tiki history, patrons can indulge in a blend of lost vintage recipes and the Bum's own unique creations. Prepare to be swept out to sea on a mouthwatering adventure as Latitude 29 unveils exclusive, never-before-seen recipes at their extraordinary bar, showcasing the true artistry of Tiki cocktails. With a mix of beloved classics and innovative culinary craft concoctions, each sip will transport you to a tropical paradise.

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Step into Tiki Tock, an inviting escape nestled within The Frenchmen Hotel. Guests can anticipate an exhilarating experience where the drinks are full of flavor, the atmosphere effortlessly exudes coolness, and time seems to slow down. This hidden gem transports visitors to the glamorous era of tiki bars, while incorporating a fresh and funky twist that is certain to impress. Tiki Tock embraces the nostalgic charm of the past while adding their own unique touch, resulting in a truly exceptional destination. Don't miss the chance to immerse yourself in retro vibes and contemporary pizazz like never before. Take a moment to savor a cocktail, relax, and let Tiki Tock transport you to a world brimming with enchantment.

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Indulge in a captivating culinary journey at Cane & Table, nestled in the heart of the French Quarter. This charming establishment seamlessly blends Caribbean flavors with Cuban influences, resulting in menus that capture the essence of tropical paradise. While their delectable food offerings warrant praise, it's the tiki cocktails that we are spotlighting! Prepare to be amazed by an impressive selection of rum, vodka, and tequila creations, each exquisitely infused with vibrant tropical notes and bursting with irresistible flavors. Get ready for an unforgettable experience that will leave you yearning for more of these delightful libations.

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Get ready to embark on a sensational cocktail journey at The French 75 Bar! Inspired by the elegance of France and the vibrant spirit of New Orleans, this bar is a haven for those who appreciate the finer things in life. With a passion for top-notch ingredients and spirits, the talented mixologists at The French 75 Bar create handcrafted cocktails that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy. From locally sourced elements to homemade syrups and fine liqueurs, every sip is a celebration of flavor. And here's a delightful surprise - even though you might not expect it, The French 75 Bar always has a show-stopping tiki cocktail on their menu. Picture yourself sipping on a tropical delight, served with the most extravagant garnishes that will make you wonder if you're enjoying a drink, a work of art, or a scrumptious snack!

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Rum-one, rum-all! Prepare to be transported to a tropical oasis at this rum-filled establishment, an oasis that captures the essence of island living. Delight in an explosion of flavors with their acclaimed tacos, each bite a captivating culinary experience. And be sure not to miss their exceptional rum bar, a sanctuary for cocktail enthusiasts seeking the perfect accompaniment to their cravings. Immerse yourself in the laid-back beach atmosphere as you savor delectable bites and sip on delicious tiki cocktails. It's time to embrace your carefree spirit and embark on an unforgettable beach-vibes only journey. With a name like theirs, the experience is sure to live up to its promise!

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Calling all flamingo enthusiasts! Get ready to flock to Flamingo A-Go-Go, the ultimate spot for endless brunches, afternoon feasts, and al fresco libations. Prepare to be amazed by the dazzling array of drinks available at this vibrant restaurant in the Warehouse District. From a wide variety of wines and beers to unique and delicious tiki-inspired cocktails, you and your flamboyance of friends will have a blast trying them all! Don't forget to bring your furry companions along for some puppy playtime in the pet-friendly courtyard, where they even offer special plates for your four-legged friends!