New Orleans is home to a lot of great drinking spots, but Irish pubs are the places to to connect with the regulars over a glass of whiskey or a pint of beer. Often, these are also solid neighborhood bars exactly for that reason — that's where people head to connect.
What follows is a guide to Irish pubs that check off each item of the list of what makes a great Irish pub — decent prices, conversation, approachability, and sometimes some sports on the TV.
All of these places celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a serious way — from parades to food and drink specials to crazy contests. Just visit the social media pages or websites of each spot to find out what's on tap for the holiday.
Been to any of these pubs and had a great or terrible experience? Let us know in the comments or by email. Editor's note: This map is arranged in alphabetical order.Read More