With its great cocktails, beautiful patio, and amazing staff,

The Rusty Nail is worth finding.

"Oh how I love The Rusty Nail. This bar is the the bees knees, y'all." - Angie T. (Yelp Elite '15) "The Rusty Nail is the best spot for anything." Nikki N. (Yelp Elite '15) "The greatest place on earth!!!" -Off Beat Magazine (FourSquare) #10 on Complex.com "25 Best Bars in New Orleans" "Want prompt and friendly service?  This place delivers every time." -Gerard B. (Yelp) "Do yourself a favor and check this place out. I'm sure you'll love it like I do." -Angie T. (Yelp Elite '15) The Big Private Patio is perfect for parties of 50-100. The Big Private Patio is perfect for parties of 50-100. The Small Private Patio. Perfect for 15-30. "Food trucks are often outside, grab something while sipping on yo' drink." -Brooke A. (Yelp Elite '15) "Cool, laid back and fun atmosphere!! Great place to watch a game :)" -Sonya C. (Yelp)
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"Oh how I love The Rusty Nail. This bar is the the bees knees, y'all." - Angie T. (Yelp Elite '15)

"The Rusty Nail is the best spot for anything." Nikki N. (Yelp Elite '15)

"The greatest place on earth!!!" -Off Beat Magazine (FourSquare)

#10 on Complex.com "25 Best Bars in New Orleans"

"Want prompt and friendly service? This place delivers every time." -Gerard B. (Yelp)

"Do yourself a favor and check this place out. I'm sure you'll love it like I do." -Angie T. (Yelp Elite '15)

The Big Private Patio is perfect for parties of 50-100.

The Big Private Patio is perfect for parties of 50-100.

The Small Private Patio. Perfect for 15-30.

"Food trucks are often outside, grab something while sipping on yo' drink." -Brooke A. (Yelp Elite '15)

"Cool, laid back and fun atmosphere!! Great place to watch a game :)" -Sonya C. (Yelp)

EVENTS

AUG 30 Sun

Saints vs. Texans

3PM Kick-off //

You thought The Nail was a great place to watch the game last year?? We’ve added some key pieces to make your gameday experience even better including another HUGE screen outside and another outside bar. The third pre-season game is always the most telling. If you got plan on being in tha dome for the action, come pre-game and post-game with us. Otherwise, The Nail is the place to be for all the “Who Dattin” all the “Standin Up” and “Gettin Crunk”.

SEP 3 Thu

Cheers for Charity - GPGC + Saints Football + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause. 20% of sales will be donated.

This week’s organization is Governor’s Program for Gifted Children.

The Governor’s Program for Gifted Children is seven weeks of academic enrichment, artistic opportunity, and friendship. A residential program at McNeese State University, the GPGC is the oldest and most comprehensive enrichment program for gifted students in Louisiana. With an approach that aims to develop the whole child, the GPGC provides for the intellectual, creative, and social needs of gifted children.

At 6, The Saints wrap up the pre-season with a trip to Lambeau. We’ll get one last look at the black and gold to see who will make the roster.

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

SEP 5 Sat

LSU vs. McNeese St.

6:30 Kick-off //

You thought The Nail was a great place to watch the game last year?? We’ve added some key pieces to make your gameday experience even better including another HUGE screen outside and another outside bar. LSU starts its season off with an in-state game as McNeese makes the trip from Lake Charles to take on the 14th ranked Tigers in Death Valley. We’ll have game sound, ice-cold beers, great cocktails, and Foodie Call. Football is back. Tape up.

SEP 5 Sat

Bama vs. Wisconsin

7pm Kick-off //

You thought The Nail was a great place to watch the game last year?? We’ve added some key pieces to make your gameday experience even better, including another HUGE screen outside and another outside bar. Bama takes on Wisconsin in a HUGE season opener. Roll your tide into The Nail. Football is back. Tape up.

SEP 9 Wed

Cheers for Charity - ACS Belles & Beaus

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause. 20% of sales will be donated.

This week’s organization is American Cancer Society: Belles and Beaus.

On Friday, September, 25, you and other community leaders can enjoy one of the area’s premier events during an exciting evening filled with an elegant dinner, late-night dancing, a spectacular auction, and much more! And as we come together to party for a cause, the American Cancer Society will continue to save lives and create more birthdays by helping people to stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against a disease that has taken too many lives.

For nearly a century, the American Cancer Society has fought for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. By taking what we’ve learned through research and turning it into what we do, we have contributed to a 15 percent decrease in the overall cancer death rate between the early 1990s and 2005. That means that we helped avoid about 650,000 cancer deaths and created the potential for more birthday celebrations. Overall, 11 million cancer survivors in America will celebrate a birthday this year. Now that’s a reason to party, so join us!

Let’s join together to save lives… even if it takes all night!

We hope to see you there!

SEP 10 Thu

Cheers for Charity - Luke's House + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause. 20% of sales will be donated.

This week’s organization is Luke’s House.

The mission of Luke’s House is to be a place of medical and spiritual hope, health and healing for the people of Greater New Orleans, to provide patient centered experiences for students, and to open a doorway to long-term healthcare solutions.

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

SEP 13 Sun

Saints vs. Cardinals featuring The Natural Light All-Stars

3:05 //

What a way to start the season. Gotta love a 3:05 start. Come watch the early games and get primed for the main event. You thought The Nail was a great place to watch the game last year?? We’ve added some key pieces to make your gameday experience even better including another HUGE screen outside and another outside bar. The Nail is the place to be for all the “Who Dattin” all the “Standin Up” and “Gettin Crunk”.
The NLAs will be at the Nail for select Away Games this year singing our National Anthem, leading Who Dat chants and this year giving us a little extra surprise after wins….Hate me, Hate Me, Hate me………..

SEP 17 Thu

Cheers for Charity - NAMI + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause. 20% of sales will be donated.

This week’s organization is National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

SEP 20 Sun

Saints vs. Bucs

Noon Kickoff //

You thought The Nail was a great place to watch the game last year?? We’ve added some key pieces to make your gameday experience even better including another HUGE screen outside and another outside bar. We’ve got quite the home opener as Jameis Winston is gonna have a rude awakening as he hits the road for the first time. If you got plan on being in tha dome for the action, come pre-game and post-game with us. Otherwise, The Nail is the place to be for all the “Who Dattin” all the “Standin Up” and “Gettin Crunk”.

SEP 24 Thu

Cheers for Charity - Make Music Nola + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause. 20% of sales will be donated.

This week’s organization is Make Music Nola.

The mission of Make Music NOLA (MMN) is to foster academic achievement, cultivate artistic expression, and promote the healthy growth and development of children in New Orleans through culturally relevant music instruction and performance.

MMN provides tuition-free, in school and after school music training to students who are eligible for free or reduced lunch at five charter schools and three community centers. We offer instruction on the violin, viola, cello, and double bass. The program consists of excellent music instruction implemented by a diverse staff of professional musicians, opportunities to participate in workshops with guest artists and local musicians, and community relevant performances.

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

OCT 1 Thu

Cheers for Charity - Touro Tomorrow + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause.

This week’s organization is Touro Tomorrow

In the New Orleans community, we hold many things close to our hearts — our rich history, our dynamic music scene and our one-of-a-kind recipes. Touro Infirmary is privileged to be an institution with a special place in the heart of this community, and we have spent nearly 160 years strengthening this role as a vital healthcare resource.

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

OCT 8 Thu

Cheers for Charity - Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause.

This week’s organization is Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy.

The Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy’s mission is to provide a learning environment that allows our students to develop their potential; to prepare our students for post-secondary education and/or the work force; and collaborate with community agencies, organizations, and institutions to meet our students’ needs.

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

OCT 29 Thu

Cheers for Charity - Hogs For The Cause: Team Hoof and Cleaver + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause.

This week’s organization is Hogs For The Cause – Team Hoof and Cleaver

The purpose of Hogs For The Cause is to provide aid and relief of those variable expenses and economic burdens which families face while their child is being treated for pediatric brain cancer. Hogs For The Cause will operate as the premier funding source for pediatric brain cancer outreach services in the United States.

While money devoted to pediatric cancer research is dwindling, there is an even bigger void in the periphery and variable expenses associated with cancer treatment. We will fill this void. Hogs For The Cause will take care of the small things, so families can worry about the big thing.

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

NOV 5 Thu

Cheers for Charity - We Heart Vets + Tito's Trivia Night + Foodie Call

4pm-8pm //

Cheers for Charity is our series of weekly fundraisers for non-profit organizations, both local and national. Come by and have some good cocktails for a good cause.

This week’s organization is We Heart Vets.

Our Goal:
Provide Veterans non-medical home care services that will improve their quality of life.

As Americans what is our duty towards Veterans?
During President Abraham Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address he stated,

“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan.”

Why are our Veterans not receiving the home care services they deserve?
There are several factors that contribute to this such as the economy and politics, which has caused us not to prioritize those that sacrificed selflessly for us:

The Veterans Administration (VA) has limited resources for Veterans
Medicare does not pay 100% of home care services for our aging Veterans
Stringent qualifying criteria limits number of accepted applicants

Our Veterans deserve to be remembered; they deserve to be cared for; they earned that right….

Stick around for Tito’s Trivia Night. You and your team can show off that brain full of useless knowledge. Trivia is FREE to play and comes with $75 in bar tab prizes. We get started a little after 8.

NEWS

  • AUGUST 25TH, 2015

    FOOTBALL IS BACK AND THE RUSTY NAIL IS STILL DOING THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE!

    The Rusty Nail is continuing its support to find a cure for ALS. For every bucket we sell of ice cold domestics, The Nail will donate $1 to Team Gleason. Five Cold Beers. No White Flags.

  • JUNE 30TH, 2015

    AMERICA:THE PARTY IS GAMBIT'S #1 EVENT FOR 4TH OF JULY

    READ ARTICLE
    EVENT PAGE

  • MAY 18TH, 2015

    LIBATIONS FOR LOCALS: MAY 2015

    This is not your father’s scotch. Owners Ivan Burgess and David Brown have done the dirty work by vetting almost each of the 70 scotches on offer, demanding an even share of smoke, peat and sweetness throughout all of their blends. Don’t worry if you’re not a whisky lover. This local’s favorite bar also serves up lighter concoctions, like Disco Lemonade (a sake, vodka and lemon mix) to enjoy on the lush patio. Patrons at The Rusty Nail also find the location, tucked away in the Warehouse District, a pleasant and welcoming retreat. 1100 Constance St., (504) 525-5515, therustynail.biz – See more

  • MAY 15TH, 2015

    55 ESSENTIAL SPOTS FOR OUTDOOR DINING & DRINKING IN NEW ORLEANS

    “The Warehouse District bar has a pretty epic back patio. It’s a true urban oasis, so nice that lots of people actually rent it out for private functions, and food trucks are often parked outside.”

    It’s an honor to be included in such a great list

  • MARCH 9TH, 2015

    THE RUSTY NAIL/ALS BEER BUCKET CHALLENGE

    Order a bucket during any Pelicans game as well as any NCAA tournament game and we will donate $1 to Team Gleason.

  • JANUARY 27TH, 2014

    THE RUSTY NAIL CHOSEN ONE OF THE TOP LOCAL BARS TO WATCH SUPERBOWL

    Superbowl

    Tucked away on the edge of the Warehouse District, The Rusty Nail can be a bit hard to find. But it’s definitely worth looking for! This local hangout has a great outdoor patio and lots of space for revelry!

  • SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2013

    HAPPY HOUR EVERY M,T,W,F 4PM-7PM

    1/2 Price bottles of wine and $1 off everything else!!!
    Note…We do not have happy hour pricing on Thursdays as we donate 20% of sales to a different non-profit in our Cocktails for a Cause series.

PRIVATE PARTIES

We have two private patios available for birthday parties, showers, company gatherings and any other excuse to have a great time! Email David at partyinfo@therustynail.biz to book yours!


Perfect for Crawfish Boils!

CHEERS FOR CHARITY

Upcoming Schedule
Project Homecoming – August 27th
Governor’s Program for Gifted Children September 3rd
American Cancer Society: Belles and Beaus September 9th
Luke’s House September 10th
National Alliance on Mental Illness September 17th
Make Music Nola September 24th
Touro Tomorrow October 1st
Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy October 8th
Hogs For The Cause – Team Hoof and Cleaver October 29th
We Heart Vets November 5th

Are You a Non-Profit Organization or Charity?
Throw your fund raiser at The Nail on a Thursday from 4-8 and we will donate 20% of the sales to your Cause. Contact David at david@therustynail.biz to schedule your Cheers for Charity!
Please Like our special Facebook page: Cheers For Charity

BEER


COCKTAILS

SCOTCH

SPIRITS

WINE

FOOD TRUCK SCHEDULE

Wednesday: LaCocinita 6PM-10PM
Thursday, Saturday, All Saints games, and Brunch in the Spring: Foodie Call 7PM-11PM
Friday: Burgers Ya Heard 7PM-Midnight

*All Times are subject to flexibility

ABOUT US

Located on the border of the Warehouse District and the Lower Garden District, The Nail combines the feel of the two very different New Orleans neighborhoods. We are grounded and gritty like the LGD and also hip and progressive like the WHD. Like New Orleans itself, The Nail mixes patrons from all walks of life and regardless of the life you’re walking from, you will be greeted with a smile and a great drink of your choice. We love everybody at The Nail and offer something for everyone.

Looking for a place to watch the game? We gotcha covered with 5 flat screens and an 86 inch projector screen inside, and 4 flat screens and a 65 inch big screen on the patio. Bleacher seating and fun music during commercials give us a football atmosphere that you can’t beat in NOLA.

Looking for live music? Check. Open Mic every Tuesday. Jenn Howard Jazz every Wednesday, and check the events page for weekend bands.

Like Beer? 16 drafts and over 50 bottle/cans ranging from $2 High Life to $9 Urthel Hop-it.
Like Scotch? 40 Single Malt selections and numerous blends from $5 well to a $30 Johnny Walker Blue.
Other Whiskey? Over 40 American, Canadian, and Irish whiskeys from $5 Jameson to $12 Hudson Whiskey.
Wine Lover? We have a great list (for a bar) and half-price bottles during happy hour-from a $5 glass of Chardonnay to a $80 bottle of Veuve Clicquot.

And yes we have vodka Redbull and Jaeger bombs too.

The old saying You can’t please everybody is true…but we give it our best shot! So come spend some time with us and you will find out why The Rusty Nail is worth finding.