Best Baton Rouge Bars, Pubs and Taverns

Aug 02, 2015

Known as a town that loves a great party Baton Rouge, Louisiana is host to a great number of pubs, bars and taverns. Whether you're a college age person looking to party in the heart of Tigerland near LSU or in town on business looking for an evening of wine or a great foreign beer downtown we've got something for you. We try to include a good description to let you know what part of Baton Rouge the bar is located in.

If you're looking for a nightclub head over to our Baton Rouge nightlife section.






  • Bayou Billiards - Where real pool players go to play.

  • Big Mike's Bar - Local bar with pool tables, Golden Tee and TVs.

  • Birdie's Cigar Bar - closed.

  • Blend Wine Bar - A very nice upscale wine bar and restaurant in downtown Baton Rouge.

  • Bogies Bar - Popular with the college aged crowd from LSU.

  • Churchill's Wine and Cigars - A huge variety of fine cigars, a retail wine and liqour store and a relaxing lounge.

  • Daiquiri Cafe - Cool daquiri bar and hangout with three locations.

  • Dalton's Downtown - closed.

  • Duvic's Martini Bar - Great martini bar and lounge in mid city area.

  • Fox and Hound English Pub - Great place for a get together, shoot pool, watch a game or just have a pint. Good beer selection.

  • Fred's Tigerland - A very popular LSU area bar.

  • French Quarter Daiquiries - Great place to go enjoy a drink after work or at night.

  • Happy Note Lounge - Serving up high powered mixed cocktails.

  • Happy's Irish Pub - Get happy with English and Irish style beers in downtown Baton Rouge.

  • Happy's Irish Pub On Coursey - A second great location like the one downtown. Lots of beers on tap, beautiful bartenders, TV's.

  • Ivar's Sports Bar - Nice mide city sports bar popular with locals and LSU studentss. See More: Sports Bars

  • Lakeside Daiquiris and Grill - Good place to go enjoy an evening of drinks with friends.

  • Northgate Tavern - One of those LSU tradition bars at the gates of LSU. Live music, drink specials, good times.

  • Park Place Of Gonzales - Live music, karaoke and dancing right outside of Baton Rouge in Gonzales.

  • Phil Brady's Bar - Popular local hangout. One of the best places to see Blues music in town.

  • Pier Thirteen - Stop off with your boat or just stop by to enjoy fun in the Summer right outside of Baton Rouge in St. Amant

  • Port Royal - A pirate themed bar that's basically a local dive. Pool, rock music and drink specials.

  • Puncher's Sports Bar - closed. Re-opened in 2013 as Third Street Pub so see that listing. See More: Sports Bars

  • Red Star Bar - A pretty cool casual dive situated in downtown right near the Mississippi river.

  • Reggie's Bar - LSU Tigerland bar that's popular with the younger crowd.

  • Rickochet Billiards - A really nice pool hall and bar.

  • Slinky's Bar - The little bar that roars at the North Gates of LSU. 130+ imported beers.

  • Spanky's Daiquiris - A Baton Rouge tradition with several locations. Great bar that's popular with the locals.

  • The Bulldog Baton Rouge - A great tap room and lounge. Come from New Orleans we get dozens of beers that taste better than anywhere else.

  • The Caterie - Live music every day of the week. Local bands. never came back from burning to the ground.

  • The Cove - Located in Citiplace this bar features a huge assortment of beers and scotches. Pirate themed!

  • The Grape At Perkin's Rowe - Wine bar situated in Perkin's Rowe. They offer a great view, a nice lounge and a menu.

  • The Hangout Sports Bar in Maurepas - If you find ourself enjoying the country roads of Livingston you might check out The Hangout. See More: Sports Bars

  • The Londoner - A fantastic English Style pub located on Sherwood near Coursey. Beers on tap, English pub food, outdoor patio, darts, pool and fun.

  • The M Bar - An upscale downtown Baton Rouge lounge offering over 20 different martinis.

  • The Pelican House - A huge tap room with more taps than I've ever seen in Baton Rouge. Also sports fine whiskey selection and good pub food.

  • The Spanish Moon - Live music and bar in a cool atmosphere right between LSU and downtown.

  • The Station Sports Bar - A popular local sports bar and grill with a large beer selection and live music.

  • The Vineyard - Friendly neighborhood bar with live music and food.

  • The Wine Loft - Wine and fine foods in Baton Rouge in a stylish atmosphere

  • Tiger Bar - Located near LSU in Tigerland it's great fun for younger people.

  • Tiger Tavern - An excellent local area bar in the Gonzales / Prairieville area. Craft beers, drive thru daiquiris, very patriotic and good times.

  • Triple A Bar - Popular night spot and dance club.

  • Uncle Earls - Local Hang out near LSU.

  • Who's Who - A wine and spirits upscale Lounge located near I-12 and Airline highway. Cigars, wine, scotches and more.

  • Zee Zee Gardens - Cool little mid-city area bar in Perkins road bar area.