New Orleans

The Best Places to BYOB in New Orleans

Sure, New Orleans has its fair share of wine bars, craft beer bars, Tiki bars, classic cocktail bars, metal bars, toilet-themed bars, bars specializing in drinks like “Hand Grenades” and “Shark Attacks,” to say nothing of the beverages you’ll find in most of the city’s restaurants. But sometimes, you just wanna bring the good stuff from home. If that’s the case, here’s a guide to some of the great spots in town where you can, for little or no fee, uncork that special Barolo or a bottle of your homebrew to go with your meal.

McClure's Barbecue
4800 Magazine St
No fee.

Il Posto Cafe
4607 Dryades St

No fee.

3625 Prytania St

No fee.

Magasin Vietnamese Cafe
4201 Magazine St

$5 fee.

Cafe Abyssinia
3511 Magazine St

No fee.

7901 Maple St

Slim Goodies Diner
3322 Magazine St

7217 Perrier St

Babylon Café
7724 Maple St

No fee; no hard liquor.

Pho Cam Ly
3814 Magazine St

$5 for wine, $1 for beer.

Nile Ethiopian Restaurant
2130 Magazine St

$5 corkage fee.

NOLA Smokehouse
739 Jackson Ave

No fee.

Sneaky Pickle
4017 St. Claude Ave

No fee.

Bao & Noodle
2700 Chartres St

Mona’s Cafe
504 Frenchmen St

No fee.

EAT New Orleans
900 Dumaine St

No fee on first bottle.

1212 Royal St

No fee.

3312 Esplanade Ave

$5 fee per bottle of wine; 50 cents per beer.

Lebanon’s Café
1500 S Carrollton Ave

No fee.

Wakin’ Bakin’
4408 Banks St

123 Baronne St

No fee.

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