With one of the highest bars per capita in the country, choosing New Orleans’s quintessential watering holes is no easy feat. This list represents a broad sampling of bars: iconic cocktail bars, neighborhood dives, hotel bars, beer bars, Irish pubs, and bars with live music — although the spots mentioned here are first and foremost bars, not music venues or restaurants.
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