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Cure

Cocktail Bar and Bar$$$$
Freret, New Orleans
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  • Esquire
    "Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America."(3 Tips)
    Fodor's Travel
    "New Orleans favorites like the Sazerac"(5 Tips)
    Justin A.
    "Great craft cocktails with a beautiful minimalist setting."(8 Tips)
    Jeff H.
    "$5 classic cocktails"(3 Tips)
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  • Adam G.
    Adam Gambrel1 week ago
    Happy hour lets you try the normally very pricey drink half off.
  • Ross W.
    This pharmaceutically-inspired bastion is a panacea to New Orleans’ relentless revelry.
  • Jorge C.
    Great cocktail bar. HH 5-7 pm Mon-Thurs, 3-7 Fri-Sun.
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CMarch 14
    Some of the best cocktails I've ever had. I usually just order whisky on the rocks or an Old Fashioned, but here I wanted to venture out on the menu.
  • Ruben F.
    Ruben FloresFebruary 4
    One of the best cocktail bars in New Orleans, and definitely the best one in the Uptown area.
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelJanuary 28
    The curated selection of classic cocktails are a great value at $6 and include New Orleans favorites like the Sazerac and the Pimm’s Cup, as well as bar snacks like steak tartare and duck liver pate. Read more
  • Chris
    ChrisDecember 19, 2015
    Try a classic or the Gun Shop Fizz.
  • Chris
    ChrisDecember 5, 2015
    Excellent, upscale cocktail bar. Try their original concoctions or a classic cocktail.
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.November 13, 2015
    More of a new school cocktail bar. A good place to get a Sazerac.
  • Amber E.
    Amber EMay 4, 2015
    weird crowd and vibe but staff is very nice
  • Guba G.
    Guba GumpFebruary 20, 2015
    Moscow Mule
  • Adam G.
    Adam GambrelDecember 6, 2014
    High priced, high quality drinks with excellent service.
  • Jenn H.
    Jenn HaightDecember 3, 2014
    Excellent drinks. The Cosmo has just the right tart perk.
  • Eric D.
    Eric DNovember 2, 2014
    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.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street JournalSeptember 25, 2014
    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
  • Justin A.
    Justin ASeptember 21, 2014
    Great craft cocktails with a beautiful minimalist setting.
  • Men's Health Mag
    Men's Health MagSeptember 16, 2014
    It's a civilized uptown bar serving knockout cocktails like The Mexican Bus Ride, made with tequila, mezcal, aromatized wine, and tinctures.
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 28, 2014
    Check out Cure as it was featured on Best Bars in America for High end cocktail bar Read more
  • Jonathan G.
    Jonathan GardnerAugust 14, 2014
    I like to get the Dark and Stormy and sit in the courtyard.
  • 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
  • Larry L.
    Larry LovellJune 21, 2014
    OK. Thanks.
  • Eater
    EaterMay 28, 2014
    “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
  • Valarie M.
    Valarie McCubbinsApril 6, 2014
    in a weird neighborhood but great cocktails
  • Josh L.
    Josh LaboveJanuary 23, 2014
    Get a sazerac. Sip. Repeat.
  • Mo K.
    Mo KirkJanuary 19, 2014
    Had the holy smoke cocktail and loved it.
  • Jiraphon G.
    Jiraphon GNovember 20, 2013
    Don't just order awesome drinks. Food is excellent as excellent.can be.
  • Brittney W.
    Brittney WilliamsOctober 29, 2013
    Like the atmosphere. Nice escape if you don't want to go to a typical New Orleans bar.
  • Aron H.
    Aron HegyiSeptember 27, 2013
    Cool bar. Via JD.
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansAugust 27, 2013
    Gambit's Best of New Orleans: Best Bar for Craft Cocktails Read more
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew ScottJuly 22, 2013
    Great spot for brilliant cocktails, and don't forget to try out the patio
  • Kansas
    KansasJune 8, 2013
    They aren't on the menu, but ask for the mozzarella sticks. They are out of this world.
  • Sonya S.
    Sonya SpannJune 2, 2013
    great atmosphere, classy and cozy. perfect for date night or quiet conversation with friends.
  • Will G.
    Will GlassMay 23, 2013
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  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansMay 22, 2013
    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
  • Adam E.
    Adam EMay 20, 2013
    Great atmosphere. Great drinks. The price is a bit much and it can take literally hours to get a drink.
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel ShulmanMarch 12, 2013
    Get the cauliflower entree. Unbelievable.
  • Ariel T.
    Ariel TusaFebruary 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great drinks, delicious food and cute bartenders (...I mean mixologists)
  • Hunae J.
    Hunae JohnsonFebruary 11, 2013
    Tell them what flavor you're feeling at the moment, and watch them make magic
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsJanuary 16, 2013
    Try the Ramos Gin Fizz
  • Linda M.
    Linda MiklowitzJanuary 2, 2013
    Check out the menu of craft cocktails.
  • Linda M.
    Linda MiklowitzJanuary 2, 2013
    Happy hour at 1/2 price from 5-7 pm.
  • Jeremy C.
    Jeremy CookerDecember 30, 2012
    There are bathrooms outside off the patio - just be sure to knock first!
  • Kevin R.
    Kevin RoseDecember 27, 2012
    Good food and drinks
  • Amanda T.
    Amanda TrotenbergDecember 24, 2012
    The bartenders are excellent. Order specialty drinks and ask for recommendations.
  • Meghan B.
    Meghan BurekDecember 22, 2012
    Amazing cocktails! Highly recommend the Guillotine Joe #2!
  • Jacob M.
    Jacob MayerNovember 24, 2012
    When did this place become a nightclub?
  • Ardvaark
    ArdvaarkOctober 31, 2012
    Order a sazerac. It will be the best you've ever had.
  • Alex M.
    Alex MizrahiOctober 18, 2012
    awesome drinks but off the beaten path and nothing else is really around. But it is a nice break from normal NOLA
  • Tammy G.
    Tammy GordonSeptember 22, 2012
    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!
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansSeptember 6, 2012
    Gambit's Best of New Orleans Readers' Poll 2012 Winner: Best Bar for Craft Cocktails Read more
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