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At least four more French Quarter bars, including two on Bourbon Street, have reopened after closing for several months due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bourbon Pub and Parade, located at 801 Bourbon St., will open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for to-go cocktails from 2 to 11 p.m.
Fahy’s Irish Pub, located at 540 Burgundy St., reopened on Oct. 3 for to-go drinks.
The bar’s current regular hours at 1 to 11 p.m. and it’s open for to-go drinks only, although Hurricane Delta could affect its hours. The Category 3 hurricane is expected to make landfall along the Gulf Coast, likely somewhere in Louisiana, according to the National Weather Service.
Tropical Isle also opened on Oct. 3, at noon, for to-go drinks only at least three of its Bourbon Street locations. The bar, which is known for its Hand Grenade drink, is located at 721 Bourbon St., 610 Bourbon St., 600 Bourbon St. and 435 Bourbon St.
The company also owns the Honky Tonk, which is located at 727 Bourbon St.
Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29, located at 321 N. Peters St., opened on Oct. 2. As of Wednesday, in addition to-go cocktails, the bar/restaurant offered full-service drinking and dining from 4 to 10 p.m. A reservation on resy.com is recommended.
Betty’s Bar and Bistro, located at 700 Burgundy St., reopened on Oct. 4. The bar previously announced that its landlord had to “close permanently” due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced “Phase 3.1” opening guidelines, which began on Oct. 3, and will occur in three stages. The second stage, “Phase 3.2,” which could begin as early as Oct. 16.
“Phase 3.3” could begin as early as Oct. 31 and will allow indoor bar seating, and increased crowd sizes.