Downtown Baton Rouge: Top Spots to Grab a Drink

February 20, 2019 / Baton Rouge

One of the biggest perks of living downtown is living within walking distance of restaurants, coffee shops, and green spaces. But the best part is being able to sip a few beverages with friends and simply walk a few blocks home.

With plenty of fantastic spots to grab a beer, glass of wine, or cocktail here are a few of our favorite spots near The Heron Downtown and The Commerce Building:


This downtown hotspot perfectly blends exceptional wines, exquisite tastes, and freshly-mixed specialty cocktails. This beautiful space creates an atmosphere that is perfect for an evening out, a boozy business meeting, or a celebratory event.

Bengal Tap Room

With 36 beers on tap and a full menu of delicious sports bar favorites, Bengal Tap Room is the sports bar Downtown Baton Rouge needed. Their revamped patio space, 21 televisions, and free Wi-Fi make it the perfect place to catch the game with friends.

Magpie Café Downtown

Well known for its fantastic coffee, delicious pastries, and fresh food options, Magpie Downtown also boasts a beautiful bar with fantastic and creative cocktail options. Stop by for a few drinks with Saturday lunch or an early afternoon happy hour.

Driftwood Cask & Barrel

Featuring an easy-going atmosphere with thoughtfully-paired food and drinks, Driftwood Cask & Barrel is a great place to relax, sip a drink, and enjoy a few delicious bites. With 62 beers on tap and an impressive whiskey and bourbon selection, you’re sure to find a beverage you’ll enjoy.

Three Roll Estate (Formerly Cane Land Distillery)

This local rum manufacturer not only distills their own spirits but serves up fantastic cocktails at a fun tasting room along the Mississippi River. With an incredible outdoor space, Three Roll is a go-to spot when the weather is easy.

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