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The Avenue Pub

Not Rated.
The Avenue PubThe Avenue Pub
BA SCORE
100
world-class

115 Ratings
Ratings: 115
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Taps: 30
Bottles: 50
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1732 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130-5224
United States
phone: (504) 586-9243

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @avenuepubnola

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: jstassi on 05-05-2009)
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Reviews by champ103:
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

What a unique place. I have been here a few times, and have always had a great time. An ultra chill place, but you have to know the rules. Order food from the right bar, only certain beers are served at the balcony, the main menu is served later at night. Anyway, none of that seems to bother me because the bartenders are great and explain everything. Two main areas, a downstairs that allows smoking, and upstairs/balcony that is smoke free. I cannot get enough of the old world French/Cajun look and feel of the place. Just perfect for a laid back and enjoyable session. I can people watch and sip on great beer all day on the balcony.

The service is great, everyone is very Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about what they have to offer. They know beer and how to serve it to a T. The food I had was very good. Smoked sausage, pulled pork, and pasta salad. Everything was great, and the rest of the menu is available later.

The selection is awesome. A handful of LA locals, but none of those are any good outside of NOLA. They do a cask Friday which is great. Happened to be Saint Arnold Endeavor. The rest of the tap list ranges from Green Flash, Saint Somewhere, Dieu du Ciel, and Prof Fritz 1809. All are in good to great condition. Believe it or not the bottle list is even more impressive. Cantillon, JW Lees, Drie Fonteinen, Evil Twin, etc, etc.

One of the best places to have a beer in the Country, period. Just awesome, and I can't recommend this place enough.

champ103, Jun 25, 2012
More User Reviews:
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

AlexM, Wednesday at 08:18 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

jbord4479, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

kjkinsey, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Best place in NOLA to find a variety of well crafted beer. Whiskey/Scotch selection is a bonus.

ATTWNone, Aug 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Robyn, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

Jgitelman, Aug 14, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -17.4%

Great selection of draft and bottles. I've been traveling around the US and have been looking for any type of de Struise beer for awhile (either bottle or tap)--they had Weltmerz on tap. Definitely a world class beer list.

I went on a Friday night around 9:30 PM. Place was busy, but not packed. Service upstairs was slow and impersonal. Downstairs service was better. Nice that they could keep my tab at both bars. I went for the beer list, not the service, but would have been nice if the bar staff demonstrated an interest in what they had available.

Atmosphere was what you would expect from an older NOLA bar (i.e., older building, creaky stairwell, mismatch furniture, low light, etc.). Crowd the night I went was mostly college-educated late 20's, early 30's. Was able to easily find a place to sit with my wife.

Did not try the food.

srletend, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Daniellobo, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

ZEB89, Jul 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

spointon, Jul 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

PawPawPepperoni, Jul 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Texasfan549, Jun 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

Dustytrump, Jun 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

Evango, Jun 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

j_spizzy, Jun 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

animal69, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of LandWorld
4.66/5  rDev +2.4%

Okay. This is a neighborhood bar. But what a great neighborhood. Never closes. Good to great selection of beers, constantly rotating tap selection. Service is better than good if not great. Upstairs is very nice especially if you like Belgians or even if you do not. I have never eaten here, but have always been told it is good bar food. Restrooms are an experience but are serviceable.

This is the one place we look forward to going to every time we are in NOLA.

LandWorld, May 29, 2014
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3.87/5  rDev -14.9%

Based on all the previous reviews I expected this place to be great place, but in the end I was slightly disappointed. Took a cheap cab ride here from the French Quarter early afternoon. The building is old and the interior could be described as a dive bar. The copper top bar was smallish and could only seat about ten, and there were a few high tops off the bar area. Loads of dark wood and outside there were some tables too. Pool table and a few TVs filled the rest of the space. The crowd was very young and mostly hipster beer drinkers that quickly drank some good beers in a minute or two after having a shot.

There were about 40 beers on draft. with some locals and other really good selections. Service was a bit slow, and unfortunately during my trip the kitchen was closed so I couldn't try ny food.

If you like good quality beers this is a great place, but I am just not into the youngster vibe I sat through on my visit and the fact I couldn't get any food.

Gavage, May 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

greenspointexas, Apr 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

kmahe, Apr 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

kwkdmk, Apr 08, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -11%

Although this place looks like a dive, it is absolutely the best bar in New Orleans. The bartenders know their stuff. The selection is unmatched and if you are hungry, grab the dump truck fries. The pub also hosts frequent brewery events and special keg tappings.

JT534, Apr 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

SmellsofMahagony, Mar 24, 2014
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The Avenue Pub in New Orleans, LA
100 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.