In the city where the cocktail was invented and fine drinking has long been celebrated, New Orleans has gladly made space at the bar for the haute-cocktail renaissance of recent years. A host of establishments are known for pairing a carefully-swizzled beverage with the city’s unique brand of Southern hospitality.
We have glossy lounges and decadent hotel bars. Choose an elevated glass of inspired mixology from the places on this list and celebrate New Orleans’ intoxicating atmosphere. That’s certainly something to toast.