Spotlight: Uptown Dive Bars

Interesting back stories and colorful atmospheres: These dive bars offer more than cheap drinks and good times.

Updated: October 10, 2005

Bars


Grit's Bar

530 Lyons St, New Orleans, LA 70115

This neighborhood joint can take the edge off the lunchtime blues.


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4801 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

This funky Magazine Street nightclub starts pouring during the daylight hours.


Club

4336 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Cheap drinks, darts and billiards abound at this bar across from NOPD's Second District station.


King Pin

1307 Lyons St, New Orleans, LA 70115

In the mood for barroom shuffleboard or a game of darts? Give this Uptown speakeasy a shot.


Cooter Brown's Tavern

509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118

This Riverbend classic goes the sports bar route with plenty of plasma TVs and wireless Internet for its beer-crazy patrons.


F & M Patio Bar

4841 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70115

An eternal dive on Tchoupitoulas Street serves beer to neighborhood residents looking for a way to relax.