When the Saints are playing football, the entire city of New Orleans knows it. It’s been said before and we’ll say it again: This town bleeds black and gold. On game day, you’ll see fans dressed in their Who Dat best all over town. Touchdowns are announced over the loudspeakers at most grocery stores. Along with the big party in the Superdome, fans gather at friend’s homes, local bars and restaurants from Backatown to Uptown to watch the game. Here are a few of our favorites places to be at kick-off time. Come early to get the best seats. Keep in mind, COVID-19 rules are in place in Orleans Parish.
Former Saints’ quarterback Bobby Hebert is a legend in this town and his Metairie restaurant, filled with fascinating memorabilia, is the perfect place to watch the Black & Gold. You’ll love the food, too. We can vouch for the Cam Cam Bam Bam Buffalo Wings, the Who Dat! Crab Cakes, and Buddy D’s Red Beans and Rice.
It’s always “half time” at Acme Oyster House. Grab half a shrimp, oyster or “10-Napkin Roast Beef Po-boy” and pull up a seat close to one of the TVs. No matter how the Saints are playing, you’ll have a great time.
Bless you, po-boys! Whether you're in the Quarter or at the Lakefront, it's game on at Felix's! Down a freshly shucked oyster everytime our guys score.
Tupelo Chicken Tenders. Hard Rock Nachos. Joe Perry’s “Rock Your World” Quesadilla. If you were thinking about just picking up a bag of chips and dip at the convenience store, we hope this changes your mind. Come on down to the Quarter and join the party at Hard Rock Café.
Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome
On gameday, they put up a big blow-up screen and set up bar outside for great tailgate fun just steps from the Dome. There are also multiple TVs at the Clarinet Bar so you can watch more than one game at once while enjoying fun food and drink. Got tickets? Drop by before or after the game to celebrate.Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
When it's football season, bands aren't the only things playing at Maison Bourbon. Come pull up a seat, order our signature VOODOO Purple Daiquiri, and watch football New Orleans style!
With a balcony overlooking Bourbon Street, this beautifully restored bar between Toulouse and Decatur streets is a perfect place for a private gameday party upstairs. Or, it's just you and a few friends, enjoy the game on their big screen TV while sipping drink specials. (You can get the VOODOO Purple Daiquiri here, too.)
Original French Market Restaurant & Bar
These guys know how to throw a party! The balcony is the bomb and the seafood TDF. Come join the fun and the gameday specials!
While our guys are making history on the field, celebrate at the Turtle Bar at historic Houmas House. At home or when the guys are on the road why not watch the fun from the Great River Road?
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