Backspace celebrates the rich cocktail, food and writing history of New Orleans.
Backspace is more than just a bar we are small neighborhood of family, friends and visitors alike getting together exchanging memories and making new ones while enjoying hand crafted cocktails and delicious food.
The antique bar that dominates the space actually rolled on a steam ship up and down the Mississippi River.
We are proud to be a part of the fabric of New Orleans and invite you to enjoy some food have a drink and join us.
139 Chartres Street
Located on the corner of Chartres Street and Iberville Street in the French Quarter.
Monday – Sunday
11:30 a.m. until (way past) 2 a.m.
Housemade fries smothered with hearty chicken andouille gumbo
Jumbo boneless chicken wings dredged in rice flour with choice of:
Bourbon BBQ • Bloody Mary Jalapeno • Trace of Buffalo Sauce
Housemade chips, debris gravy, cheddar, tomatoes and green onions
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
Pulled pork, ham, Swiss, pickle and grain mustard on French bread
Grilled chicken with lettuce, tomato, onion and choice of Bourbon BBQ, Bloody Mary Jalapeño, Gin & Ginger vinaigrette, or Trade of Buffalo sauce
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
Mixed green with pear, feta, onion, tomato, toasted sunflower seeds and choice of Gin & Ginger vinaigrette, Ranch, or Charred Tomato vinaigrette
Rittenhouse Rye, Herbsaint Bitters
Old Tom Gin, Dolin, Luxardo
Black Pearl Rum, Luxardo, Grapefruit Juice, Lime
Pimm's No. 1, St. Roch Cucumber Vodka, Ginger beer, Cucumber, Lemon
Gentilly Gin, Champagne, Lemon, Sugar
Hennessey Cognac, Cointreau, Lemon
Rittenhouse Rye, Amaro Sfumato Rubarbaro, Cap Corse
Marigny Moonshine, Wild Turkey, Creme de Violet, Burlesque Bitters, OJ
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
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
Illegal Mezcall Joven, Angostura Bitters, Strega, Lemon
Agricole, Aperol, Pineapple, Lime, Cranberry
Rhymes with Orange
Anejo Rum, Campari, Liquor 43, Orange Fanta
German Amaro, Gunpowder Irish Gin, Saffron, Lemon, Bokers Bitters
St. Roch Vodka, Genepi, Homeric Mastiha liqueur, Jasmine, Lemon, Grapefruit
Dating is for the Week
Rye Whiskey, Campari, Rouge Vermouth, Chareau Aloe Liqueur
Rye Whiskey, Amaro Montenegro, Benedictine, Xocolate mole bitters, Rhubarb, Honey Lemon
Housemade Ice Cream Sandwich
Cookies & Milk
Stanley & Stella
at the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival.
Veronika Pours Inspiration
Creativity can be found at the bottom of a wet glass.