The lighting’s practically non-existent, the décor isn’t quite chic, and the liquor selection isn’t exactly top shelf — while these may sound like turn-offs, these qualities give our favorite local dive bars special character. They may look a little rusty, but when it comes to dives, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. The drinks are cheap and the company’s always interesting. Check out our list of some of New Orleans best dive bars.
The drinks are plentiful and cheap at Ms. Mae’s, a classic Uptown dive bar on Magazine Street at Napoleon Avenue (Photo by Emily Herrington)