Cocktail Bar and Bar
4905 Freret St (Upperline St.), Freret, New Orleans, LA 70115, United States
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
  • Fri–Sat
    • 5:00 PM–2:00 AM
$ $ $ $
Happy Hour
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

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    "Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America."(3 Tips)
    Justin A.
    "Great craft cocktails with a beautiful minimalist setting."(8 Tips)
    Eric D.
    "inventive recipes"(3 Tips)
    Rachel F.
    "The happy hour $5 sazeracs can't be beat!"(3 Tips)
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  • inspector c.

    Бар на районе. Очень красивый. Коктейли очень хороши. Есть классика , авторские и выдержанные.

  • Amber E.

    weird crowd and vibe but staff is very nice

    Amber E · May 4
  • Gina S.

    Moscow Mule

    Gina Salacki · February 20
  • Adam G.

    High priced, high quality drinks with excellent service.

    Adam Gambrel · December 6, 2014
  • Jenn H.

    Excellent drinks. The Cosmo has just the right tart perk.

    Jenn Haight · December 3, 2014
  • Eric D.

    It's a pain to get out here without a car, but trust me: it's worth the cabfare there and back. Best cocktail bar in town: inventive recipes, new flavors, all perfectly crafted.

    Eric D · November 2, 2014
  • The Wall Street Journal

    Cure is often ranked among the best lounges in the U.S.; New Orleans classics and house creations are skillfully mixed in a muted room, far removed from the daiquiri mills of Bourbon Street. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · September 25, 2014
  • Justin A.

    Great craft cocktails with a beautiful minimalist setting.

    Justin Arzi · September 21, 2014
  • Men's Health Mag

    It's a civilized uptown bar serving knockout cocktails like The Mexican Bus Ride, made with tequila, mezcal, aromatized wine, and tinctures.

    Men's Health Mag · September 16, 2014
  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Cure as it was featured on Best Bars in America for High end cocktail bar Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 28, 2014
  • Jonathan G.

    I like to get the Dark and Stormy and sit in the courtyard.

    Jonathan Gardner · August 14, 2014
  • Courtney H.

    Fancy bar with fancy drinks!

    Courtney Hibbs · August 12, 2014
  • The Wall Street Journal

    Headquartered in a former firehouse, this bar serves some of the most wonderful cocktails in town. Try a Celery Stalker, a concoction of gin, lime, celery bitters, Prosecco and cucumber. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · August 3, 2014
  • Larry L.

    OK. Thanks.

    Larry Lovell · June 21, 2014
  • Eater

    “It’s modern but it also honors the city’s amazing cocktail culture,” says writer Jessica Voelker of this off-the-beaten-path craft cocktail bar from Neal Bodenheimer, Kirk Estopinal & Matthew Kohnke. Read more

    Eater · May 28, 2014
  • Valarie M.

    in a weird neighborhood but great cocktails

    Valarie McCubbins · April 6, 2014
  • Josh L.

    Get a sazerac. Sip. Repeat.

    Josh Labove · January 23, 2014
  • Mo K.

    Had the holy smoke cocktail and loved it.

    Mo Kirk · January 19, 2014
  • Jiraphon G.

    Don't just order awesome drinks. Food is excellent as excellent.can be.

    Jiraphon G · November 20, 2013
  • Brittney W.

    Like the atmosphere. Nice escape if you don't want to go to a typical New Orleans bar.

    Brittney Williams · October 29, 2013
  • Aron H.

    Cool bar. Via JD.

    Aron Hegyi · September 27, 2013
  • Gambit New Orleans

    Gambit's Best of New Orleans: Best Bar for Craft Cocktails Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · August 27, 2013
  • Matthew S.

    Great spot for brilliant cocktails, and don't forget to try out the patio

    Matthew Scott · July 22, 2013
  • Kansas

    They aren't on the menu, but ask for the mozzarella sticks. They are out of this world.

    Kansas · June 8, 2013
  • Sonya S.

    great atmosphere, classy and cozy. perfect for date night or quiet conversation with friends.

    Sonya Spann · June 2, 2013
  • Will G.

    Get 20% off at Cure with Drink Deck. Download our app or find a retailer near you for over $520 in savings (no expiration) Read more

    Will Glass · May 23, 2013
  • Gambit New Orleans

    Need a drink? Stop by and see Rhiannon Enlil & Ryan Gannon, who were named two of the 26 Craft Cocktail Bartenders You Should Know by Ian McNulty Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · May 22, 2013
  • Adam E.

    Great atmosphere. Great drinks. The price is a bit much and it can take literally hours to get a drink.

    Adam E · May 20, 2013
  • Rachel S.

    Get the cauliflower entree. Unbelievable.

    Rachel Shulman · March 12, 2013
  • Ariel T.

    Great drinks, delicious food and cute bartenders (...I mean mixologists)

    Ariel Tusa · February 11, 2013
  • Hunae J.

    Tell them what flavor you're feeling at the moment, and watch them make magic

    Hunae Johnson · February 11, 2013
  • Serious Eats

    Try the Ramos Gin Fizz

    Serious Eats · January 16, 2013
  • Linda M.

    Check out the menu of craft cocktails.

    Linda Miklowitz · January 2, 2013
  • Linda M.

    Happy hour at 1/2 price from 5-7 pm.

    Linda Miklowitz · January 2, 2013
  • Jeremy C.

    There are bathrooms outside off the patio - just be sure to knock first!

    Jeremy Cooker · December 30, 2012
  • Kevin R.

    Good food and drinks

    Kevin Rose · December 27, 2012
  • Amanda T.

    The bartenders are excellent. Order specialty drinks and ask for recommendations.

    Amanda Trotenberg · December 24, 2012
  • Meghan B.

    Amazing cocktails! Highly recommend the Guillotine Joe #2!

    Meghan Burek · December 22, 2012
  • Jacob M.

    When did this place become a nightclub?

    Jacob Mayer · November 24, 2012
  • Ardvaark

    Order a sazerac. It will be the best you've ever had.

    Ardvaark · October 31, 2012
  • Alex M.

    awesome drinks but off the beaten path and nothing else is really around. But it is a nice break from normal NOLA

    Alex Mizrahi · October 18, 2012
  • Tammy G.

    Bartender Ryan served up a perfect Manhattan, encouraged me to try Cynar and gave great restaurant recs (even for an NYC transplant!) Stop by and say hi!

    Tammy Gordon · September 22, 2012
  • Gambit New Orleans

    Gambit's Best of New Orleans Readers' Poll 2012 Winner: Best Bar for Craft Cocktails Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · September 6, 2012
  • Gambit New Orleans

    Gambit's Top Bars 2012 - Craft Cocktails Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · July 5, 2012
  • rhea s.

    Affordable and decent selection for a Happy Hour, the seating outside is nice too!

    rhea sunshine · June 29, 2012
  • Dominique E.

    If they ever bring back The Drink Of Laughter and Forgetting get it!

    Dominique Ellis · May 9, 2012
  • Nik B.

    The Bandito is awesome ....

    Nik Bannister · May 4, 2012
  • Open Air Publishing

    Try the "Chink in the Armour" -- a gin based cocktail with Lillet and bitters. You can find the recipe in the book "Speakeasy Cocktails" created for iPads.

    Open Air Publishing · April 24, 2012
  • Open Air P.

    Try the "Chink in the Armour" -- a gin based cocktail with Lillet and bitters. Delicious. You can find the recipe in the book "Speakeasy Cocktails" created for iPads.

    Open Air Publishing · April 16, 2012
  • Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

    Chef Neal Bodenheimer will be mixing up some fun with Nick Detrich during the Southern Cocktail Hour as part of the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival! Don't miss our other great classes, demos and dinners! Read more


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