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GoNOLA Find: Tuesday Trivia

Being a know-it-all isn’t a bad thing, especially in the world of trivia.

Being a know-it-all isn’t a bad thing, especially in the world of trivia. Tuesdays in New Orleans hold some of the best trivia nights and pub quizzes around with fun local hosts and prizes including bar tabs to keep the night going.

For more detailed information about each trivia night, including admission prices (most events are free, so don’t worry) and themes, contact the individual establishments.

Tuesday Trivia in New Orleans


Siberia. (Photo: Rebecca Ratliff)
Siberia. (Photo: Rebecca Ratliff)

Where: 2227 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-8855

When: 7 p.m.

What: This laid-back dive bar and music venue on St. Claude Avenue offers a general trivia night hosted by writer Kerry Leigh. Occasionally they’ll throw in a fun Rock n’ Roll trivia night, hosted by Alexander Fleming and presented by Bourbon Street’s Skully’z Records where winners can receive a $30 bar tab and random promo items from the record shop.


Tracey's. (Photo: Rebecca Ratliff)
Tracey’s. (Photo: Rebecca Ratliff)

Where: 2604 Magazine St., (504) 897-5403

When: 7:30 p.m.

What: This lively sports bar in the Irish Channel hosts a fun general trivia night, but get here early as it fills up fast, especially on big game nights. While you’re testing your knowledge, enjoy a catfish po-boy or their delicious sweet potato fries.

Bulldog Mid-City

The Bulldog in Mid-City. (Photo: Rebecca Ratliff0

Where: 5135 Canal St., (504) 488-4180

When: 8:00 p.m.

What: Located in the heart of Mid-City, The Bulldog hosts its trivia night from 8-10 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third places. Whether you win or lose, you can still enjoy one of their 61 draft beers or 100+ bottled beers from all over the world.

Dat Dog

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A Dat Dog hot dog with a side of crawfish etouffee fries. (Photo: Rebecca Ratliff)

Where: 5030 Freret St., (504) 899-6883

When: 7:30 p.m.

What: Hit up the original Dat Dog location for their weekly trivia night for your chance to win a $30 gift card to use at one of their three locations.

Bayou Beer Garden

Bayou Beer Garden. (Photo via Bayou Beer Garden on Facebook)

Where: 326 N. Jefferson Davis Parkway, (504) 302-9357

When: 6:30 p.m.

What: Get here early for a fantastic happy hour from 4-7 p.m. and stay for the trivia. Bonus points if you win the bar tab from their weekly game!

Le Bon Temps Roule

Le Bon Temps Roule. (Photo: Paul Broussard)
Le Bon Temps Roule. (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Where: 4801 Magazine St., (504) 895-8117

When: 9:00 p.m.

What: Grab your friends, and make your way to this neighborhood watering hole and music venue to test your knowledge at their general trivia night.

The District

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The District. (Photo via

Where: 711 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 301-1476

When: 8:00 p.m.

What: Head down to the CBD to experience JEOPARTY! Trivia Tuesday at The District. Prizes have ranged from bar tabs to bottles of whiskey.

The Rusty Nail

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The Rusty Nail. (Photo: Cheryl Gerber)

Where: 1100 Constance St., (504) 525-5515

When: 8:15 p.m.

What: This wild and wonderful trivia night is constantly evolving and can sometimes consist of physical challenges, “Name that Theme Song,” and more to keep that brain of yours moving to win that great bar tab.


Who says trivia only belongs on Tuesdays? In New Orleans, we’ve got trivia nearly every day of the week. Here are some additional game nights to add to your bucket list:


Finn McCool’s – 3701 Banks Street / (504) 486-9080 / 8:00 p.m.


Dat Dog – 3336 Magazine Street / (504) 324-2226 / 7:30 p.m.

Half Moon – 1125 Saint Mary Street / (504) 522-0599 / 10:00 p.m.

Down the Hatch – 1921 Sophie Wright Place / (504) 522-0909 / 7:30 p.m.


Crown & Anchor – 200 Pelican Avenue / (504) 227-1007 / 8:00 p.m.

Liz Beeson is an adventure-seeking marketing manager in New Orleans who loves the great outdoors and a good cup of coffee. When not plugging away at one of her many side projects, Liz can be found taking in a comedy show and exploring and photographing the many unique neighborhoods in the city.

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