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Backspace Bar & Kitchen is a novel destination for wordsmiths and epicureans alike. Serving comfort food and classic cocktails, Backspace offers a literary feast for the senses with the Grown-Up Grilled Cheese, Hemingway Cuban Sandwich, and Grandma's Meatloaf with Housemade Chips.

 

Both barflies and book clubs find solace in the cozy civility of Backspace Bar where liquor bottles line the bookshelves and the patrons are equally obsessed with literature and libations.​ Come get well-oiled on witty repartee in the heart of the French Quarter.

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LOCATION.

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139 Chartres Street

Located on the corner of Chartres Street and Iberville Street in the French Quarter.

 

504.322.2245

 

HOURS:

Monday – Sunday

11:30 a.m. until (way past) 2 a.m.

COOKING TO FEED CREATIVITY​.

Gumbo Fries

Housemade fries smothered with hearty chicken andouille gumbo

 

Flightless Wings

Jumbo boneless chicken wings dredged in rice flour with choice of:
Bourbon BBQ • Bloody Mary Jalapeno • Trace of Buffalo Sauce

 

Cajun Poutine

Housemade chips, debris gravy, cheddar, tomatoes and green onions

 

Writers Block

A breakfast burrito with eggs, cheese, mushrooms, spicy mayo and choice of bacon or sausage

 

Housemade Gnocchi (Fall Edition)

Housemade gnocchi with roasted squash purée, chiffonade basil, charred tomato vinaigrette, sunflower seeds, mushrooms and parmesan cheese

Grown Up Grilled Cheese

Cheddar with tomato and grilled onion on sourdough

 

Pork Belly BLT

Seared pork belly with fried green tomato, mixed greens and tomato-bacon marmalade on sourdough

 

Hemingway Cuban

Pulled pork, ham, Swiss, pickle and grain mustard on French bread

 

Chicken Wrap

Grilled chicken with lettuce, tomato, onion and choice of Bourbon BBQ, Bloody Mary Jalapeño, Gin & Ginger vinaigrette, or Trade of Buffalo sauce

Backspace Burger

A blend of short rib, chuck and brisket with applewood smoked bacon, Brie cheese, grilled onions and mixed greens on sweet brioche

 

Bloody Mary Chicken Sandwich

Housemade bloody mary hot sauce, spicy mayo, dressed with mixed greens, tomato, bacon on French bread, fried or roasted

 

Backspace Salad

Mixed green with pear, feta, onion, tomato, toasted sunflower seeds and choice of Gin & Ginger vinaigrette, Ranch, or Charred Tomato vinaigrette

Sazerac

Rittenhouse Rye, Herbsaint Bitters

 

Martinez

Old Tom Gin, Dolin, Luxardo

 

Hemingway Daquiri

Black Pearl Rum, Luxardo, Grapefruit Juice, Lime

 

Pimm's Cup

Pimm's No. 1, St. Roch Cucumber Vodka, Ginger beer, Cucumber, Lemon

 

 French 75 

Gentilly Gin, Champagne, Lemon, Sugar

 

Sidecar

Hennessey Cognac, Cointreau, Lemon

 

Black Manhattan

Rittenhouse Rye, Amaro Sfumato Rubarbaro, Cap Corse

 

Violet Beauregard

Marigny Moonshine, Wild Turkey, Creme de Violet, Burlesque Bitters, OJ

Cronkite

Gentilly Gin, Dry Vermouth, Cocchi Rosa, Cava Syrup, Lemon

 

The Last Stag

Illegal Joven Mezcal, Luxardo, Jägermeister, Lime

 

House of Love

Flor de Cana Rum, Smith & Cross Rum, Strawberry, Brown Sugar, Campari, Aperol, Lemon

 

Stankonia

Buffalo Trace, Vanilla Bourbon Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Orange Bitters

 

Death til 2am

Carvedo Quebranta Pisco, Toulouse Red Absinthe, Amaro Nonino, Cava, Lemon

 

Think Like a Cactus

Old Tom Gin, Salers Aperitif, Hibiscus, Lemon, Grains of Paradise Tincture

 

Not Chainsaw Juggling

Old Forester, Cherry Heering, Sfumato Rabarbaro, Burlesque Bitters, Lime, Brown Sugar

 

Who's the Real Hero

Reposado Tequila, Green Chartreuse, Cocchi Rosa, Burlesque Bitters

Discount Wolverine

Illegal Mezcall Joven, Angostura Bitters, Strega, Lemon

 

Metairie Mama

Agricole, Aperol, Pineapple, Lime, Cranberry

 

Rhymes with Orange

Anejo Rum, Campari, Liquor 43, Orange Fanta

 

Koala Infestation

German Amaro, Gunpowder Irish Gin, Saffron, Lemon, Bokers Bitters

 

The Dufrenes

St. Roch Vodka, Genepi, Homeric Mastiha liqueur, Jasmine, Lemon, Grapefruit

 

Dating is for the Week

Rye Whiskey, Campari, Rouge Vermouth, Chareau Aloe Liqueur

 

Clappin'Hobbit Cheeks

Rye Whiskey, Amaro Montenegro, Benedictine, Xocolate mole bitters, Rhubarb, Honey Lemon

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SWEETS

Housemade Ice Cream Sandwich
Cookies & Milk

SIDES

Chips

Fries

Sautéed Veggies