Avenue Pub | New Orleans, Louisiana
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Avenue Pub
World Class based on 92 ratings
Type: Bar

1732 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana United States 70130 [ print map ]
504 586 9243

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Hours: 24/7


Mayor: DocJitsu (3) | Affiliated user(s) here Avenuepub | Taps: 49 | Bottles: 150


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Beer Available At Avenue Pub (arranged by most recent)
NÝgne ō Imperial Stout 100, Parish Farmhouse IPA 95, Chandeleur Lil Smack IPA , Pub Pils , Yalobusha Heavy Hitter , Great Raft Southern Drawl 49, NOLA Blonde Ale 34, Gnarly Barley Korova Milk Porter , Great Raft Commotion Pale Ale - Double Dry Hopped , SPB Cicada Series 2015 IPA , Yalobusha Guard Your Heart , Dormaal Wit Goud (White Gold) 84, SchŲnramer Festweisse 50, Freigeist KŲpenickiade 53, Andorfer Weihnachtsbock (Weizendoppelbock) 59, Gnarly Barley Radical Rye P.A. , Stillwater Contemporary Works - Surround 97, Redstone Black Raspberry Nectar 55, Redstone Sunshine Nectar 48, NOLA Piety 86
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92 reviews for Avenue Pub
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  82%
 Selection  92%
 Food  81%
 Value  83%
 Overall  89%
 Rating  99%
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80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34  (38) Winnipeg, Manitoba | October 15, 2011
Visited several times during my few days in New Orleans. Good friendly vibe about the place. The large tap list seem to evolve daily, so everything was always fresh. Pretty good bottle selection too. Only had food there once, but the dishes my wife and I had were very good. My one major complaint is the smoke. Itís hard to escape it. A non-smoking section SOMEWHERE (even if it was just the ground floor patio) would be very much appreciated.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
LSUPT  (10) Louisiana | October 7, 2011
Absolutely love this place. Great atmosphere even though it is occasionally frequented by many BMC and liquor drinkers, with great service. Itís a 24 hour a day bar so sure you might get attitude sometimes but itís a pub and the service is a hell of a lot better than anywhere else in town. Clean up after yourselves itís not that hard! Great selection, occasiona; rarities and the best Cantillon selection around. Food is phenomenal even by New Orleans standards. Often adventurous with classic favorites, every selection on the menu lives up your expectations. Fried Red Beans and rice wantons to Grilled Cheese, not your conventional grilled cheese by the way, are all awesome. Pretty average prices. Overall, this is the only bat for any beer aficionado in New Orleans or visiting the city.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
SudsMcDuff  (188) .....Manchester United.........., Texas | September 21, 2011
The moment you walk into the Avenue Pub, you feel like you are home and the bartenders treat you like a regular from the very first visit. The tap wall is really outstanding, they have regionals (with all the NOLAís), unique interesting american micros, and impressive imports. And the taps rotate so often, you always find something to get you excited. The bottle list is also fantastic- from Cantillon, 3 Fontenien, Special release locals, Fantome, Loverbeer, and more . The food can really be quite surprising, gourmet seems to be the best way to describe it, and never boring. The feel of the Avenue is amazing, sitting with a guy on the right drinking a Pabst and a guy on you left with a Cantillon- everybody is still equal and you are all having a great time. the owner Polly is a class act and cares about every aspect of giving the customer the best craft beer experience! I wish this was my local bar, and it is easily in the top 5 bars in the US! .. and they were one of only 21 bars in the world to get 2011 Zwanze, that just shows you how amazing this place is!
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
TheRealMGD  (59) Lakewood, Washington | September 12, 2011
I visited Avenue Pub for lunch, knowing it was a highly-rated pub with a reputation for having an excellent selection. In fact the selection is excellent, with top-drawer regional and national beers well-represented along with a few international craft ales. The bartender was very helpful and knowledgeable, in addition to being quick and friendly. So far so good. Food was decent, no complaints there. Prices are also good for NOLA, which I found to be a pretty expensive city overall. BUT, smoking is rampant and I honestly had a hard time tasting what was probably outstanding beers. This hurt the ambience, which otherwise is almost dive bar - something I appreciate. I like a public house to be comfortable, and this one is. Other than the smoking :\
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus  (101) California | August 31, 2011
30+ beers on tap with 40+ bottled. food was great. you can smoke in NO pubs.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
DrinkingFrog  (3) Texas | August 15, 2011
A friend of mine recommended Avenue Pub to us, and I am very glad he did. We found a great place to cool our heels that is away from the amusement park silliness of Bourbon Street. The beer selection is one of the most interesting I have ever seen. They seek out and get beers that you will find in only a few other places in the country, and they look to have a well-balanced variety available. They also concentrate on local micros, which is admirable in itself. So, yeah, your chances of finding your favorite beer on tap might be pretty slim. However, your chances of finding something new, interesting, and enjoyable are virtually 100%. They really care about quality, too. We watched the bar manager spend about 45 minutes, making sure the newly tapped kegs were pouring properly (there was one particularly difficult one). I donít think Iíve ever seen that, anywhere else. When one of those kegs disappointed Polly, the owner, she pulled it off. (Itís a good thing it was not the difficult one.) The downstairs is a bit rough, ambiance-wise, but in a very comfortable sort of way. Hey, welcome to New Orleans. The upstairs is almost like an entirely different place, when an altogether different (and smaller) selection. Thatís pretty cool. We only tried a little bit of the food. Their cheeses are top quality. The "Dumptruck Fries" will make you stand up and applaud. Everything else we saw looked fantastic, but we could only eat so much. Polly and the folks that work there were just the best. They made us feel right at home. I could have been at my local. Polly made sure we did not miss the best bottle shop in the city (Steinís Market), and Shelley made sure we did not miss a few other great experiences (such as Cochon Butcher).
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
gvmdw7  (42) California | June 23, 2011
Honestly, why is this #2 in the world? The website reports 47 taps, but about 10 had no beer. The bottle list has some rare offerings. I love states that allow smoking in bars, but the smoke in this place is prohibitive to enjoying the beer. This may be a diamond in the rough for this area, but I donít think it deserves the hype. The best thing about this place is the emphasis on local food.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
gd4evr  (31) Mar Vista, California | April 26, 2011
Thank GOD for Avenue Pub. If you are anywhere near NOLA - make this a destination! Fantastic selection, enthusiastic staff, comfortable setup. Itís a canít miss in a city with a lot of bars and not a lot of quality beer. Prices are great too.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
OldChuffy  (17) | March 22, 2011
This place is amazing. Easily one of the best beer bars Iíve ever been in. Great selection (two different bars, with different offerings) and a comfortable location inside a large house. Well worth the trip to NOLA.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Jjbigtime  (14) California | March 9, 2011
Avenue pub saved me from the chaos of mardi gras. Wonderful selection unlike anything else in new Orleans. Cool people, great vibe and California style beer beer bar in the middle of all this mayhem. I cannot give this place a higher recommendation.

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