Need somewhere to watch the Saints game? Here are some of the best neighborhood bars

Here's a list of places we love to watch the Saints games at, where the drinks flow and the atmosphere is almost as good as being in the Dome.

by Mary Staes
January 10, 2019

We’ve been waiting months for it…football season is BACK!

While the sting isn’t healed from last season (please, don’t tell us to get over it), this year is another chance to make it all right again.

Here’s a list of places we love to watch the Saints games at, where the drinks flow and the atmosphere is almost as good as being in the Dome:


Finn McCool’s – This Irish pub is also known as the city’s premier soccer hub. There are several TV’s around the pub so no matter were you are, you’ll get a good view, and even a 8’4″ projection screen.

Finn McCool's Irish Pub
Getting there
3701 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
Mon-Fri 12pm–1am
Sat-Sun 10am–1am
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Irish Channel

Tracey’s Original Irish Bar – While this place gets busy during games, there’s LOTS of seating and the food is awesome. Oysters, roast beef po-boys, gravy fries, count us in.


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Getting there
2604 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Mon-Thu 11am–12am
Fri-Sat 11am–2am
Sun 11am–12am
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Dry Dock Cafe’ – This cafe is right at the foot of the Algiers ferry landing, literally at Algiers Point. The crowd is welcoming and the seafood is loaded with flavor.

Dry Dock Café
Getting there
133 Delaronde St, New Orleans, LA 70114, USA
Mon-Sun 11am–9pm
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Central City


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Revolution – The music during the games is great and there’s a huge projection screen inside and outside, depending on the weather. There’s also outdoor seating, in case the bar area get too tight, which it usually does during games.

The Revolution
Getting there
1840 Thalia St, New Orleans, LA 70113, USA
Mon-Thu Closed
Fri 4pm–2am
Sat 9pm–2am
Sun 2–9pm
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New Orleans East

Don Villavasso’s – This cigar bar doubles as a good spot to watch games, with four tv’s outside facing the outdoor seating. Since it’s usually a cigar bar, the food choices are more upscale, including shrimp cocktail, ribeye, or glazed salmon.

Don Villaso Premium Cigars
Getting there
5705 Bullard Ave Ste. 11, New Orleans, LA 70128, USA
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Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether...

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