Snake and Jake's, New Orleans
Courtesy of Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge

Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge

New Orleans
Dive Bar
Mon7:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Tues7:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Wed7:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Thu7:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Fri7:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Sat7:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Sun7:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge

7612 Oak St (at Hillary St.)

New Orleans, LA 70118

Snake and Jake’s is the kind of bar where you could be sipping a Schlitz next to George Clooney and vaguely wonder if that guy next to you is actually handsome, or if he just looks good in low, red light. The ramshackle, tin-roof shack on an otherwise-sleepy stretch of residential Oak Street is an unrepentantly divey, small, late-night neighborhood bar. After the likes of Anthony Bourdain, Thrillist named it one of the best dives in America, the lore can overtake the reality. Tourists make the effort to visit the Uptown New Orleans hole-in-the-wall seeking some special kind of debauchery, but can also end up realizing this is just another good-time dive.