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Best Bar Around Tulane University...........

Littleman Oct 22, 2011 03:28 PM

We will have an early dinner at Clancy's and we are looking for a good place to enjoy some after dinner drinks in that area. Thanks.

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    shanefink RE: Littleman Oct 22, 2011 03:56 PM

    Monkey Hill and St. Joe’s are two options nearby. St. Joe’s makes a great blueberry mojito.

    Monkey Hill Bar
    6100 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118

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      fat harry RE: Littleman Oct 24, 2011 09:19 AM

      Well the Boot is right next to campus...

      I always go to St. Joe's after Clancy's. Dos Jefe's would be another option. For a more upscale experience go to Delachaise, which is not as close but still uptown (St. Chas and Delachaise). Or go to the Columns.

      3442 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115

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        hazelhurst RE: fat harry Oct 24, 2011 09:25 AM

        I always just stay at Clancy's but Dos Jefe's is a good idea

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          jdm40 RE: hazelhurst Oct 24, 2011 11:12 AM

          There are a ton of bars, but some are the typical "college bar" like Bruno's, Quills, Boot, etc... and others like St. Joes aren't, but they also aren't as close to Tulane. Close to Tulane I would say Cure is raved about a bunch (I have never been) and Cooter Brown's is great IMO.

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        AmuseWord RE: Littleman Oct 24, 2011 12:04 PM

        The previous posts offer many great options. For me, the choice would be based on the day of the week and time. Some of these venues get very crowded later in the evening and on the weekend. If you want a nice apothecary influenced cocktail and it isn’t too crowded then the bar at Patois (across the street from Clancy’s) would be a great option. Cure has fantastic apothecary cocktails and a wonderful space but can be packed on evenings later in the week and over the weekend.

        I like Dos Jefes because of the live music (check the website for the schedule) and it tends to get a slightly older crowd than St. Joe’s or Monkey Hill, which attract many students on weekends. There is, however, the sometimes intense cigar smoke. While St. Joe’s is rather divey, and that has its own pleasures, the back garden has a lovely series of decorations and can be a temperate place for early fall drinks. I like their rendition of the blueberry mojito. The Columns, Cure, and Delachaise also have pleasant outdoor spaces.

        3442 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115

        Monkey Hill Bar
        6100 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118

        1. TaTee RE: Littleman Oct 25, 2011 08:29 AM

          Oak Wine Bar on, of course, Oak Street. Great bar and music most nights.

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            fat harry RE: TaTee Oct 25, 2011 08:48 AM

            Oak is a good suggestion, as is Cure. Both are nice places. Oak has a great wine flight.

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