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Oak

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Uptown / Carrollton
Bar, Pub, American
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8118 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2040
+1 504-302-1485
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17:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Orlando, Florida
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181 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A classy and cool bar with lite bites to eat and a great selection of wine and beer and aray of drinks options in a nice setting with good live music with out the treck to frenchmen street on a great section in the garden district.

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Thank Jazzmanblue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

After having dinner we still had a few minutes before the music started down the street so we stopped in for drinks. It's quite a contrast to the old New Orleans feeling places, very modern, loud & hectic. It was absolutely fine but busy and took a bit longer than I would have liked to get a drink. There were... More 

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Thank collettetempleton
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I rarely leave reviews but this visit was so terrible that I had to say something. We were visiting Canada and we were checking out live music at a bar just down the street from Oak. The band didn't start for another 2 hours, so we decided to walk down the street and maybe grab a drink and some appies.... More 

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Thank Brandon M
Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We stopped in there for a drink before dinner down the street and I had some magical drink that knocked me on my butt! It was called some girl's name I just can't remember it! The ambiance was very nice. We didn't stay for any music but I would've like to found this place earlier! If I lived here, I... More 

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Thank Suzan S
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

The environment of this bar is incredibly classy, while not being pretentious. It has a European feel, which I love. They have an impressive cocktail and wine list, but their appetizers are why we go back. There's so much goat cheese, which we love. So I highly recommend this place for the goat cheese lovers. Actually I recommend this place... More 

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Thank Kelsey S
Belchertown, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This is a nice spot to enjoy before dinner appetizers and drinks, or late night drinks with entertainment. We visited this restaurant twice during a recent trip to New Orleans. They have nightly entertainment so we enjoyed music (9 p.m.) and some nice wine one evening with family. The following night we visited earlier in the evening and it was... More 

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Thank BeachGirl_CoffeeLuv
Brooklyn, New York
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228 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Had a really nice time here with a large group. Drinks were really wonderful, as was all the food. Ambience is a little flat, and the place is filled with yuppies. But hey, what can you do?

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Thank robotmuppet
New Orleans, Louisiana
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

The food and service were disappointing for New Orleans. The street is very crowded and parking is a problem. Probably won't return

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Thank CALW
Collinsville, Illinois
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

This was different from most New Orleans bars in that it was open instead of crowded and not so dark. The live music was good without being too loud. Plenty of tables and delicious drinks.

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Thank Julie B
New Orleans, Louisiana
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This place is an amalgam of awesome stuff. Great wine and cocktail selections, live music, art, and reasonable prices under one roof. The owners did a great job on the build out, creating a welcoming upscale atmosphere that keeps the local historical style. Word of caution: if you order the poutine, you will be too full to eat much else.... More 

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Thank NOLA_Monkeyboy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8118 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2040
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-302-1485

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Uptown / Carrollton

Neighbourhood Profile
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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