New Orleans is a unique city in the United States for many reasons, but one reason in particular is the lack of an open container law. Here you can drink on the street as long as it is not in a glass container. The “go-cup” has become a normality at just about every New Orleans restaurant, but some in particular specialize in their to-go drinks. Here is our roundup of our top spots to grab a drink on the go...
*Editor’s Note: Due to the pandemic, New Orleans is currently in a Phased Reopening plan. For more information on restrictions on bar operations, see here.
Willa Jean has won awards for their pastries, which you can order to go as well. Wash down your breakfast or afternoon treat with some frosé, or frozen rosé. Explore the Warehouse District with a drink in hand. The Julia Street art galleries are nearby, as well as Saints games, Wednesday at the Square and many concerts.
The fresh fruit daiquiris at Bourée are one of a kind. Favorite flavors include frozen gin and tonic or Ponchatoula strawberry, but the options are always changing. Located on Carrollton Avenue, head to Oak Street for shopping and strolling.
Right on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, you will find frozen pomegranate mojitos, frozen French 75s and more. Grab a drink for your adventure admiring the grand estates along the avenue.