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Aug 19, 2011 09:45 AM

FQ Pub Crawl recs, please

hey there,

I'm coordinating an event in early October and I've been asked to put together a pub crawl itinerary. Being in Seattle, I'm a bit of a loss and am hoping you can help me out.

I've searched the NO boards, and although I'm seeing individual recs, the few crawls seems to be quite a ways awa from where my people are staying.

They're at the Hotel Monteleone (on Royal, at Canal). Can y'all recommend a good collection of interesting, cheap, bars they can crawl to? :-)

Thanks in advance!

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  1. Well, since you can't do La Casa de los Marinos (ain't dere no more), while you still have a palate, start with the Carousel Bar in the hotel. Great old place with great bar tenders. Around the corner is Chart Room. Then there is Molly's, Fritzels, Johnny Whites, and in the far corner of the FQ, Cosimos.

    These are all long standing bars generally full of locals and in walking distance.

    These are more of the "obscure" places but not necessarily all of the good places.

    Chart Room
    300 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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    1. re: collardman

      La Casa! What great times were had there in the sixties.

    2. Pravda on Decatur. Chart Room. Old Absinthe House. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop.

      Old Absinthe House
      240 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

      Chart Room
      300 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

        1. It would be a crime to visit the city's bars and not to drop in at The Sazerac in The Roosevelt Hotel. Just across Canal Street and a few blocks toward the Lake. The murals are great fun, especially the one to the right of the bar with the guy in plus-fours and a Racing Form in his pocket. It is a great place (although it can be earsplittingly loud).

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          1. re: hazelhurst

            I would like to add the erin rose and Kerry Irish Pub

            1. re: hazelhurst

              Apparently there will be a 'hosted' evening there. :-)

            2. Alibi and Napoleon House would be good places close to your hotel. If you don't mind walking 6/7 blocks to a great bar go 4/5 blocks W of Canal on S Peters to Ernst Cafe. Later walk 2 blocks N to Lucy's. Good luck.

              Napoleon House Bar & Cafe
              500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130