The Avenue Pub
Taps: 30 / Bottles: 50
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
Ratings: 106 | Reviews: 77 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by deanhead:
4.33/5 rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$
Found this through beerfly and one of my old BA magazines with a guide to NOLA. The hardcopy was an essential read on the plane. Also checked their web presence and it seemed that they had a top notch selection of beers to offer in the Big Seedy!
This place lived up to it's reputation as one of the finest beer beers on New Orleans. It's right on St. Charles so it's a fairly quick trolley ride from the French Quarter. We stopped into this place several times while we were in town. With over forty taps and fifty bottles available it was well worth it.
It's located on the corner with wide open windows as well as a second floor deck area for drinking and people watching. Great atmosphere and vibe to this place.
Aside from a great representation of the breweries of Louisiana, they had a great selection of American craft beer along with some European favorites.
Beer prices were reasonable for pints. They averaged around 5.00 a pint. In NOLA that may seem like allot given the absurd drink deals that may be found elsewhere, but we are talking quality beer here, not BMC swill or foo-foo she-she liquor drinks.
Our bartender was well versed and knowledgeable in regards to beer. She was very helpful with making recommendations on local beers. She was more than happy to provide samples of just about anything we wanted.
The food here is traditional pub fare, with some eclectic regional offerings. I tried the swamp Reuben while here, and must say it was quite delicious. Pulled pork and beef brisket with slaw and BBQ sauce on grilled sourdough bread. A heavenly meat sandwich.
This place gets two thumbs up as a great experience in New Orleans, A must visit in my opinion. Well worth the trolley ride.
Since you are in the neighborhood already, consider walking over to Stein's deli for takeout beer, or an equally exceptional sandwich.
Every town could use a place like the Avenue pub. Great beer and great sandwiches.
04-27-2010 13:51:43 | More by deanhead
More User Reviews:
4.66/5 rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | $$
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.
05-29-2014 21:44:12 | More by LandWorld
The Avenue Pub in New Orleans, LA
100 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.