Bar Marilou, located at 544 Carondelet, is back serving up their specialty cocktails and small bites. After closing earlier this year, the bar is back and now open Thursday through Sunday from 4pm-10pm. To spice it up, they will also be offering a 50% off discount for frontline and hospitality workers throughout the month of July.
Like other restaurants and bars, Bar Marilou has implemented new safety precautions including deep cleanings and social distancing practices. No parties larger than six are welcome to visit, and reservations are highly recommended as the bar is quite small.
Start with the “Monarca:” Oaxacan rum, paired with aromatic sweet vermouth. The smokiness of mezcal fills your mouth, a perfect accent to the citrus tang and herbaceous micro sorrel garnish of tuna ceviche. Then, the anchovies arrive. Rich, olive oil-touched fish coats the tongue with every delicate bite. A cleansing sip of the “Gallic Spritz” cuts right through the delectable fat. The crisp, dry cognac cocktail features martini bitters and Marolo Grappa, a type of brandy.
They are only offering dine-in service at this time, no takeout/delivery.
“We’re a neighborhood restaurant, and we want to keep you, our staff and our community, healthy. We’re keeping a close eye on policy updates from local health departments and the CDC, making sure our procedures exceed recommended measures.”
- Bar Marilou website
Featured image by Kent Johnson.