United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
swoopjones (274) Buffalo, New York | October 26, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
enjoyed my stay here. very nice side patio, solid ambiance. decent draft selection, lots of local LA beer. next to Avenue pub, 2nd best option in NO
rosenbergh (407) Helsinki, Finland | September 26, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Quite small and crowded pub (on a Saturday afternoon). Service was OK and selection too. Our visit was quite brief. Could visit again.
noradeirdre (16) New Orleans, Louisiana | September 15, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
I think that the Bulldog has made a lot of improvements recently, most notably, having an up to date beer menu available to peruse (which was my previous main peeve).Iím cautiously optimistic that this bar with lots of beer may become a bona fide beer bar yet.
Kollie (12) , | April 29, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
I find the previous comments too harsh. This is NOLA, and any half way decent beer bar beats Bourbon St. The Bulldog has a pleasant tree-shaded patio with a wall fountain where the water pours from 40+ beer taps and coins are donated to local animal charities (they also have a dog watering station on the patio).
The beers are reasonably priced and the selection is adequate if not astounding.
Itís a fine place to stop by when visiting NOLA.
rcr484 (11) | December 15, 2009
62 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 12/20
The Bulldog started as an uptown college joint, roughshod and fun, with a big following. Over time though, itís become more of a hipster beer pub, with none of the flavor and ambiance of the original. I canít really recommend any one thing, though their Canal Blvd location does have a pretty cool patio. The crowd is decided young and local, comprised mostly of wanna-be beer afficianados, whose choice usually comes down to Michelob Ultra or Corona.
jfosu (11) | December 14, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
This is one of the most popular bars in the city. They have beers on tap covering locals and domestics as well as several ciders. If you want a good international beer this is not the place to come. The ambience is solid with consistent large crowds and a decent amount of outdoor seating but their service suffers from because of this. They always seem to have 3 bartenders working but this is not enough given their high volume. The food is ok but nothing special - typical bar burgers/fries. The prices arenít cheap but arenít too expensive either. most pints are in the 4-5 dollar range. Wednesday nights are their most popular nights as you get to keep every custom made pint glass while drinking. Iím pretty sure every college student in New Orleans has this establishment to thank for their fine glassware at home.
sebletitje (270) Enghien, Belgium | July 26, 2009
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
Stayed down the street from this pub.
They have a nice selection of draft beers which is nice for a state like LA and many local beers.
Had the newly opened NOLA beers on tap.
Nothing special about the place, gets very busy at night and noisy.
They do have some interesting choices in bottles, local beers are fairly priced but other craft do get pricey, especially when they are not served properly. They do have specials on beers that donít seem to sell very well.
Asked the bartender twice to serve me in a room temp. mug and always got a frozen mug.
Average place to have a beer if you are in the area but not worth a long drive.
BeerBelcher (134) Columbus, Ohio | April 4, 2008
54 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
For our visit to the Bulldog, we walked from the Riverwalk/Harrahís area, which was probably a bit more than 2 miles and took about a half an hour. The bar was a long narrow room with a bar down the left side, and a few tables and booths on the right. The place, while dim with dark wood, appeared to be relatively new.
The beer list was nearly identical to the two other beer-savvy places we visited in New Orleans, the d.b.a. and the Delachaise. It seems that these places offer all thatís available here, and there is not a ton of variety to be had in the city and I didnít see much that excited me. The menu was laid out in a way that seemed to try to maximize the number of places where beer is from rather than the variety of beer itself.
Our bartender was an attractive young woman, but didnít seem unduly interested in beer. I had a Grimbergen Dubbel, which came to me in a pint glass (which may have come from the fridge) and served an ice-cold 33-35 degrees. Of the three places we visited in NO (Bulldog, d.b.a, Delachaise) Delachaise felt like a place for foodies/winos, d.b.a. came closest to feeling like a beer-geek bar, and Bulldog felt closest to just a normal bar for young twenty-somethings with a larger than average beer selection.
Flyer (50) Hartland, Wisconsin | April 3, 2008
54 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Good selection by SE US standards. The atmosphere is pleasant and beery, though neither the crowd nor the bartender showed any evidence of being beer-savvy. (She asked if we wanted a glass not beer-savvy.) Too much BMC on tap to be interesting. More of a good beer wannabe than anything else, but at least thatís a step in the right direction. If youíre in the neighbohood, stop by, but otherwise make it a point to visit d.b.a.
Poobah (19) New Orleans, Louisiana | June 9, 2007
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Good atmosphere. My uptown bar of choice whenever the opportunity arises. The place to be for the Irish Channel Parade.
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