Orleans is the home of some of the hottest,wildest
and best Gay Bars in the United States.
New Orleans Gay Bar directory contains information
about the best GLBT bars and clubs in the
in New Orleans are open 24 hours a day, 365
days a year. So, if you don't see hours listed
it's because most bars in New Orleans never
ever close. You'll find out soon why they
call it the Big Easy.
has some rather relaxed liquor laws. For example,
when you leave a bar, you can take your drink
with you anywhere so long as it is in a plastic
"go cup". You can also drink while
walking on the streets in New Orleans. But,
you are not allowed to carry glass containers
North Causeway - Metairie, Louisiana 504.832.0659
4 Seasons is one of the most popular bars
in Metairie. Housed in an "A" Framebuilding,
you'll find 4 Seasons right off Interstate
10 going towards the Lake on Causeway Blvd.
enter 4 Seasons, you'll see the main bar.
Past the long mainbar and out the back door
is a beautiful patio and bar that's a perfect
place to relax on cool evenings. The patio
is often the scene of some lively BBQ'sand
often has live entertainment and other special
Hwy. 190 West - Slidell, LA 985.847.1921
Located outside of New Orleans - Slidell -
Billy's attracts a neighborhood crowd.
Pub / Parade
Bourbon Street 504-529-2107
out Bourbon Pub/ Parade calendar of events.)
The Longest Continuously-Operating Gay Nightclub
in the Country! Gay New Orleans' Largest Bar
and Nightclub Voted New Orleans' #1 Dance
Club Year After Year. The Bourbon Pub Is Open
Every Day at 7 am,The Parade is Open Thursday
thru Sunday Nights. Bourbon Pub Parade sponsors
a different event on nearly any night of the
week. Bourbon Pub/Parade, this establishment
is two separate bars inside the same building.
The bottom floor is called the Bourbon Pub,
the massive disco at the top of the stairs
is Parade. Unified by a devoted clientel,
the resulting mega-bar boasts the title: the
oldest continually operating gay bar in the
Pub is a cross between a neighborhood bar
and a male strip club. It's see it's share
of oddities: drag cabaret as well as star-sightings.
Upstairs, Parade features ultra-high-tech
laser-light disco theatrics, a state-of-the-art
sound system, and regular DJs who spin the
tunes all night long. Parade hosts a different
theme party every night of the week. These
change with some frequency but 'Two for Tuesday,'
Friday night's 'Boys Night Out' and Sunday's
tea dances have become a local tradition.
Parade has twice been named 'National Nightclub
of the Year' by Dance Music Authority magazine,
and in 2004 received the coveted Zagat Nightlife
Award of Excellence.
The building's two large balconies are always
in use.This complex, while a gay mens' bar,
is openly accepting of everybody, regardless
of orientation.New Year's Eve, Southern Decadence,
Pride Festival and Halloween. During Southern
Decadence 2004, Bourbon Pub/Parade will host
all the official events. If you plan to attend
more than two of the parties, purchase a Weekend
Pass). It guarantees VIP admission to each
of the nightly events. No one gets hassled
here... Straight Friendly.
Parade Bar is
located just above the Bourbon Pub. Most comfortable
place to dance with good music, and plenty
of space to move around. The Bourbon Pub is
a Wi-Fi Zone. Free Internet Access while inside
Pub / Parade
“New Orleans’ Leading
Place To Be ... New Orleans’
Highest-rated Dance Club”
Most Happening Gay Bar On Bourbon
Street … Five Stars!”
Music Authority –
“High-energy Nightclub of the
Rocking … The Place To Be On
Any Day Or Night”
Top Dance Club In All of America”
Video Consulting –
“The Most Influential Video
Bar in the Country”
City Guide –
“New Orleans' Best Dance Club”
“New Orleans' #1 Gay Dance Club”
– “A Gay Institution”
Street - NOLA 504.593.9491
Oz is one of New Orleans best high energy
dance clubs. Since Oz opened its doors, it
has been the place to party until daybreak.
Details Magazine ranked Oz as one of the top
50 clubs to party in the country. Gambit Magazine
ranked Oz as New Orleans #1 dance club. Oz
has won Dance Club of The Year and Show Club
of the Year awards at the Gay Appreciation
Awards voted on by the Gulf South readership
of Ambush Mag year after year.
experience Oz, you'll understand all the excitement.
The greatest thing going for Oz is its location.
Oz is located on St. Ann and Bourbon Street
which turns into "Mardi Gras Central"
during the weeks of Carnival and "Southern
Decadence Central" during Labor Day Weekend.
If you get to Oz early, you might be able
to squeeze your way to the rail of their balcony
which overlooks a crowd hungry for beads.
A traditional chant is "show me your
(insert body part here)!" Once the merchandise
is properly displayed, the exhibitor is thrown
a pair of beads. The biggest attraction at
Oz is the dance floor.
is hot and the light show will amaze you.
Another amazing thing to see at Oz are the
dancing boys. On the weekends, OZ has some
of the hottest men, take our word for it,dancing
on the bar. The dancers will inspire you.
And, once they get you worked up enough, you
can burn off some of that energy on the dance
a different event on nearly any night of the
week. (Check out the calendar of events.)
Lafitte in Exile
Street - NOLA 504.522.8397
The Daddy Of 'em All. Lafitte's is the oldest
Gay bar in the country and has a long and
interesting history. During his years in New
Orleans, Tennessee Williams used to frequent
features two floors of music and video. Downstairs
you'll find the main bar. Upstairs you'll
find a pool table and the balcony! During
Southern Decadence and Carnival, because the
Gay crowd dominates this part of Bourbon Street,
people tend to be a little more "adventurous"
in their pursuit of beads and the balcony
at Lafitte's can be quite "entertaining."
Lafitte's is popular all year round and is
open 24 hours a day.
2240 St. Claude - NOLA 504.947.0505
Cowpokes is New Orleans only country &
western bar featuring dance lessons in the
art of C&W techniques. Every Wednesday
night is Lube Wrestling worth $100 cash to
740 Dauphine Street - NOLA 504.566.7191
Always snappy casual is the best way to
describe Good Friends Bar and it's laid back
classy attitude. Visit the Queen's Head Pub
upstairs every Sunday and enjoy Tommy T at
the piano from 4 until 8pm as he plays all
your favorites and leads the most fun sing-a-long
in the French Quarter. No visit to New Orleans
is complete without spending a Sunday afternoon
St. (504) 566-7191
Queen's Head Pub, located just above the Good
Friends Bar, Sunday afternoon piano bar is
quite popular. A great place for pre-dinner
drinks, or quiet conversations with friends.
Circle at Congo Square
Rampart (504) 524-7654
Ninth Circle at Congo Square is an exotic
neighborhood bar that will make your visit
to the Crescent City a memorable one. It is
also a hot spot for service personnel from
the French Quarter.
Street - NOLA 504.525.8106
Rawhide 2010 is the only Leather/Levi bar
in the French Quarter. Located just two blocks
off Bourbon Street and open 24 hours a day,
Rawhide 2010 is where New Orleans' hottest
men come to meet the tourists and vice versa.
Two words you will never hear here are "last
Completely remodeled in 1995, Rawhide 2010
features two pool tables, three video-poker
machines, seven friendly bartenders, and a
live DJ as well as cold longnecks and hot
videos And Pool tables. Frequent events and
nightly drink specials keep the party hopping
as long as you keep going. The only
Leather/Levi barin the French Quarter.
Street - NOLA 504.948.6288
Big Daddy's is a bar in the Marigny that attracts
people living in the neighborhood and hosts
live entertainment many Sunday afternoons
throughout the year.
Bar.B.Que/Lorenzo's/Out Back Bar
- NOLA 504.947.0000
This popular neighborhood restaurant, pizerria,
and bar brings an interesting array of revelers
through its doors. Owner Mike Murray has chosen
some of the best to keep his patrons happy,
and serves barbeque, burgers, sandwiches,
pasta, calzones, pizzas, salads and nightly
- NOLA 504.948.4200
This popular neighborhood bar features local
talents on occassion live.
Louis - NOLA 504.568.9829
The Corner Pocket is your basic neighborhood
bar during the day and early evening. Crowds
flock to the club 7 nights a week beginning
at 9pm to see the latest dancin' boys the
bar has cornered for its stable. And every
Friday night is New Meat Night featuring all
new dancers vying for the $100 cash jackpot.
Mondays features Pot Luck Burlesque with celebrity
emcees and the Corner Pocket Dancers.
The Country Club
Street - NOLA 504.945.0742
The Country Club a giant heated swimming pool.
During the Summer, local water volleyball
teams compete here. Lay out by the pool, nude
if you like and sip great bloody marys to
pass any morning or afternoon.
- NOLA 504.948.4200
Street - NOLA 504.523.4517
The Double Play is a rather "wild"
neighborhood bar that is frequented by every
kind of person imaginable. Whatever is your
scene, you'll find companions here.
Street - NOLA 504.943.8929
This little bar is - probably - the most popular
neighborhood bar in the Marigny.
Street - NOLA 504.529.2860
The Golden Lantern is your basic neighborhood
drinking spot & the second oldest Gay
bar in the City. You'll find many of N'awlins
legends here night after night. This Bar is
the starting point for the Southern Decadence
Parade that marches every Sunday before Labor
Day in September.
Louis Street - NOLA 504.561.8340
One of the most unusual bars in New Orleans.
From drag queens to transexuals to hot men,
you'll find them here. The crowd at the Roundup
is friendly- very friendly.
Division St (504)888-4101
Fields Avenue - NOLA 504.944.1888
Open Thursday through Sunday, you can catch
occasional shows here.
St. @ St. Ann - NOLA 504.371.5450
This upscale, exclusive club caters
to the community in the only non-smoking venue
of its kind in the Crescent City located in
the Official Host Hotel of Southern Decadence,
the Bourbon Orleans Hotel.
at Congo Square
700 N. Rampart
- NOLA 504.524.7654
Ninth Circle is an exotic neighborhood bar
on the Rampart strip which will make your
visit to the Crescent City a memorable one.
It is also one of the best late night pub's
here, where you'll run into most of the service
personnel from around the city.
Orlando's Society Page
Rampart - NOLA 504.593.9941
Attracting a diverse crowd, this pub is great
late nights when all service personnel get
off throughout the Quarter and head on over
for this neighborhood experience.
Fields - NOLA 504.945.9264
The Phoenix is New Orleans premier levi-leather
bar and the proud home of the Knights D'Orleans,
the Lords of Leather, the Cavaliers Motorcycle
Club, and the New Orleans Bear and Bear Trappers
walk into the Phoenix, there is no mistaking
that this is the gathering place for the leather
community of New Orleans. Besides the hot
crowd, the posters of leather bars from around
the world that hang from the walls are a sure
give away. If you need information about the
leather community or special events in New
Orleans, the Phoenix is the right place. The
locals and the bartenders will be sure to
lead you in the right direction.
is one of the largest bars in the city occupying
a two story house on historic Elysian Fields-
just a short walk from the French Quarter.
is the main bar where you'll find a competitive
pool table. Past the main bar and through
the back doors is the courtyard where the
barbeques and beer busts take place. Upstairs
is the Eagle. The Eagle features music and
a particularly heavy cruising atmosphere.
If you need
those boots polished, stop by the Phoenix
on a Friday night for a really good spit and
shine. The Phoenix also sells a great collection
The Phoenix has been Gay owned and operated
by Jamie Temple for 22 years. Open 24 hours
365 days a year. Plenty of free parking here,
and an ATM in the bar.
Starlight By The Park
834 N. Rampart
St. - NOLA 504.561.8939
This Jazz and Blues club is popular with locals
and tourists alike.
at Congo Sqare
Rampart - NOLA 504.527.0703
Voodoo has established quite a reputation
for one of the wildest pubs in town, bringing
late night revelers to Rampart Street. The
club is cockfull of Voodoo dolls and other
art objects associated with the ritual. Its
Library Room in the rear of the club has great
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