NYC's Best for Mardi Gras


Forget the fratty parties and bead-throwing. These low-key bars offer a taste of the true New Orleans in the form of Sazeracs and jukeboxes - and in the case of Le Poisson Rouge, a giant party that evokes a more traditional Mardi Gras experience, with brass bands, stilt-walkers, and other entertainment.

Maison Premiere

Bar • Williamsburg

Atmo.25 Decor25 Service18 CostE
(Le) Poisson Rouge

Live Music Venue • Greenwich Village

Atmo.18 Decor16 Service14 CostE
Ninth Ward

East Village

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Juke Bar

Cocktail Bar • East Village

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