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The Bulldog...........

Littleman Mar 28, 2010 02:33 PM

Looks there there's one uptown and one midcity. What's the food like. I'm sure the beer is outstanding.


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    richardhorner RE: Littleman Mar 28, 2010 03:41 PM

    The food is good. I've never gone there for a meal, but have enjoyed a variety of bar snacks (chili cheese fries, nachos, etc). I think that's really the kitchen's purpose as the beer is definitely the main focus (about 50 on tap and countless varieties in bottles)

    1. uptownlibrarian RE: Littleman Mar 28, 2010 05:45 PM

      The food is ok. It would not be good for a restaurant, but it's fine for a bar. The beer is the attraction, for sure. If you must eat there, just get a burger. The apps are actually not as good as the burgers.

      1. nola79 RE: Littleman Mar 28, 2010 10:07 PM

        I agree with uptown librarian. The burgers are better than the apps. It's decent bar food.

        They both get pretty crowded on Wednesdays, when you can take home the glasses. The location in midcity has parking and is much larger, FWIW.

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          figndate RE: Littleman Mar 29, 2010 09:22 AM

          Agree with above, burgers are really good at the Bulldog, but be sure to give them a temp for your patty or you will end up with a hockey puck-esque sandwich.

          1. N.O.Food RE: Littleman Mar 29, 2010 11:19 AM

            Burgers are good. Really good for bar burgers.

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              scrumptiouschef RE: N.O.Food Mar 30, 2010 08:21 AM

              I had a delicious six dollar pint of NOLA Brewing's IPA at the mid city location recently. Generating 720 dollars gross per keg on local beer ought to keep their coffers nice and full but for me it was one and done.

              Lots of places out here in Austin pull the same shenanigans with our local brand Live Oak.

              There are so many great mom and pop bars in New Orleans selling NOLA Brewing for 3 or 4 bucks a pint I don't see a return to the Bulldog anytime soon.

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                gastrotect RE: scrumptiouschef Mar 30, 2010 09:20 AM

                Personally I like bars like The Bulldog and d.b.a because they have such a wide selection. The local stuff isn't even their draw IMO.

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              bonesmd RE: Littleman Mar 30, 2010 04:57 PM

              I love Bulldog and go there plenty, but if you are looking for unusual/rare beers and good food check out Avenue Pub. It is a complete dive and open 24 hours.

              Avenue Pub
              1732 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

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                Frolic RE: bonesmd Mar 30, 2010 06:13 PM

                Avenue Pub also has great food.

                Avenue Pub
                1732 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

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                ScarlettNola RE: Littleman Apr 5, 2010 11:03 PM

                Always have gone to the one Uptown. Great burgers, but they have always allowed us to eat crawfish from the Big Fisherman on their patio. (We were also drinking a great quantity of beer at the time as well..)

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