Port City Cocktail (Made with Sazerac and Peychaud's) - Toups South at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum
Port City Cocktail (Made with Sazerac and Peychaud's) - Toups South at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum
Port City Cocktail (Made with Sazerac and Peychaud's) - Toups South at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum
Gulf Oysters, Ceviche, Pork Belly with Grilled Peaches and Ricotta, Bitter Mai Tai, Champagne - Seaworthy - Ace Hotel New Orleans
Gulf Oysters, Ceviche, Pork Belly with Grilled Peaches and Ricotta, Bitter Mai Tai, Champagne - Seaworthy - Ace Hotel New Orleans
Gulf Oysters, Ceviche, Pork Belly with Grilled Peaches and Ricotta, Bitter Mai Tai, Champagne - Seaworthy - Ace Hotel New Orleans

The New Orleans Cocktail Scene

Want your vacation shaken or stirred?

New Orleans is the birthplace of the cocktail, the go-cup, the drive-thru daiquiri shop, the hurricane, the grasshopper, the sazerac – we could go on and on like the guy at the end of the bar but we’ll stop there. Suffice it to day that New Orleans is also home to several popular festivals and events every year that call out to beer, wine and cocktail enthusiasts from around the world. Take your pick from the following. (Many must be 21 to participate. Tiny little umbrellas optional).

  • Craft Cocktails
    Taste the finest craft cocktails and celebrate New Orleans's intoxicating atmosphere at one of these lounges or hotel bars.
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    Romantic Bars
    Spark a flame or rekindle an old one at one of New Orleans's many velvety lounges or candle-lit courtyards that are sure to stir up desire.
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New Orleans Cocktails
  • New Orleans knows how to make things – music, art, dinner and, of course, a great drink. These recipes will give you a taste of what’s ahead of you when you visit our much-celebrated...
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  • New Orleans has more bars per capita than any other major city. The birthplace of the cocktail is home to the best celebrity bartenders.
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  • Beignets, frappés, étouffées...If your main reason for visiting New Orleans is food and drink, you’re not alone.
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  • Indulging in a drink is serious fun in the city that invented the cocktail and was the inspiration for iconic drinks including the Vieux Carre, Sazerac, Ramos gin fizz and the Grasshopper. Informed...
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Videos About the Cocktail Scene in New Orleans