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The Beer Heatmap: Where to Drink Good Beer Right Now

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In Eater NOLA's new Beer Here! feature, Nora McGunnigle has been pointing out new restaurants (like Pizza Domenica and Square Root) that have opened with special attention to their beer list. Here now, she introduces a map to guide you to more bars, breweries, and even restaurants in New Orleans that also strive to provide a variety of craft beer to locals and tourists.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Avenue Pub

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1732 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 586-9243
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The unquestioned leader of the beer pack - 50 taps of American craft and the best imports, open 24 hours, and a balcony.

2. The Bulldog - Uptown

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3236 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-1516
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Dog friendly, good tap list, pitchers, a great outdoor courtyard, and free pint glasses on Wednesday. Caters to a younger, lively crowd.

3. The Bulldog

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5135 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 488-4191
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Another lovely courtyard with a great tap list to enjoy. Trivia nights, free pint glass night, dog friendly.

4. Aline Street Beer Garden

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1517 Aline St.
New Orleans, LA 70113
If you are intrigued by German beer, consider this your graduate program in lagers, bocks, weisses, and pilsners.

5. Evangeline

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329 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
A French Quarter bar with a focus on regional brews, Evangeline has recently changed hands but will still be beer-centric.

6. Ole Saint

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132 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 309-4797
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A new French Quarter bar, the Ole Saint is dedicated to providing local, regional, and American craft beer to tourists and locals alike. The staff is knowledgeable about beer and can help a beer newbie figure out what they're in the mood for.

7. Beer Fest

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409 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130
A surprise beer bar oasis in the middle of Bourbon Street, Beer Fest offers a pretty decent variety of local, regional, and American craft beer as well as Belgians like Chimay.

8. NOLA Brewing Tap Room

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3001 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 613-7727
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The tap room serves all NOLA's regular beers as well as specialty kegs and one offs. No kitchen, but a regular schedule of food trucks.

9. Crescent City Brewhouse

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527 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 522-0571
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Opened in 1991, the Brewhouse is the French Quarter's first and only brewpub. Enjoy 4 flagship beers brewed in the German style as well as the occasional American style like pale ales and IPAs.

10. Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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200 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(505) 552-2739
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Though it's part of a chain, all the beer is brewed onsite in the restaurant's brewhouse and served fresh.

11. Ancora Pizzeria

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4508 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 324-1636
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Ancora is as passionate about beer as it is about pizza. They've expanded their draft system for a better selection of craft beer.

12. Pizza Delicious

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617 Piety St
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 676-8482
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It's a small but serious tap list to accompany the NY style slices and pies.

13. Boucherie

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8115 Jeannette St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 862-5514
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Chef Nathanial Zimet was an early adopter of providing high end beer to his diners. Boucherie has hosted unique beer dinners, and though their tap list is small (but well selected), their beer bottle list is extensive.

14. Square Root

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1800 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA
Newly opened and scorching hot, the upstairs bar's beer list is all bottles from the US and around the world.

15. PIZZA Domenica

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4933 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 301-4978
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The amazing pizzas are complemented by local and Italian craft beer, both on tap and in the bottle.

1. Avenue Pub

1732 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
The unquestioned leader of the beer pack - 50 taps of American craft and the best imports, open 24 hours, and a balcony.
1732 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

2. The Bulldog - Uptown

3236 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Dog friendly, good tap list, pitchers, a great outdoor courtyard, and free pint glasses on Wednesday. Caters to a younger, lively crowd.
3236 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115

3. The Bulldog

5135 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124
Another lovely courtyard with a great tap list to enjoy. Trivia nights, free pint glass night, dog friendly.
5135 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124

4. Aline Street Beer Garden

1517 Aline St., New Orleans, LA 70113
If you are intrigued by German beer, consider this your graduate program in lagers, bocks, weisses, and pilsners.
1517 Aline St.
New Orleans, LA 70113

5. Evangeline

329 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
A French Quarter bar with a focus on regional brews, Evangeline has recently changed hands but will still be beer-centric.
329 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

6. Ole Saint

132 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
A new French Quarter bar, the Ole Saint is dedicated to providing local, regional, and American craft beer to tourists and locals alike. The staff is knowledgeable about beer and can help a beer newbie figure out what they're in the mood for.
132 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70130

7. Beer Fest

409 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130
A surprise beer bar oasis in the middle of Bourbon Street, Beer Fest offers a pretty decent variety of local, regional, and American craft beer as well as Belgians like Chimay.
409 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130

8. NOLA Brewing Tap Room

3001 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70115
The tap room serves all NOLA's regular beers as well as specialty kegs and one offs. No kitchen, but a regular schedule of food trucks.
3001 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70115

9. Crescent City Brewhouse

527 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Opened in 1991, the Brewhouse is the French Quarter's first and only brewpub. Enjoy 4 flagship beers brewed in the German style as well as the occasional American style like pale ales and IPAs.
527 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

10. Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

200 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Though it's part of a chain, all the beer is brewed onsite in the restaurant's brewhouse and served fresh.
200 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130

11. Ancora Pizzeria

4508 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Ancora is as passionate about beer as it is about pizza. They've expanded their draft system for a better selection of craft beer.
4508 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115

12. Pizza Delicious

617 Piety St, New Orleans, LA 70117
It's a small but serious tap list to accompany the NY style slices and pies.
617 Piety St
New Orleans, LA 70117

13. Boucherie

8115 Jeannette St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Chef Nathanial Zimet was an early adopter of providing high end beer to his diners. Boucherie has hosted unique beer dinners, and though their tap list is small (but well selected), their beer bottle list is extensive.
8115 Jeannette St
New Orleans, LA 70118

14. Square Root

1800 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA
Newly opened and scorching hot, the upstairs bar's beer list is all bottles from the US and around the world.
1800 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA

15. PIZZA Domenica

4933 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118
The amazing pizzas are complemented by local and Italian craft beer, both on tap and in the bottle.
4933 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70118

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