The Top Cigar Shops of Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is a season of celebration and parties. Nothing tops off a party better than a great smoke at a great cigar shop. This year, we have picked the top cigar shops in Mardi Gras’ most famous cities. So, catch some beads, enjoy the festivities, and stop by these shops so they can show you some great cigars.


New Orleans, Louisiana


New Orleans is known as Mardi Gras Headquarters. The ‘Big Easy’ is a city that throws a party unlike any other place in the world, and millions of visitors flock there every year for an unforgettable carnival celebration. New Orleans is definitely the place to be for Mardi Gras. The parades, the parties, the traditions, the rich history, and the abundance of cigars make for a great carnival destination.

Crescent City Cigar Shop


Crescent City Cigar Shop is located in the heart of the French Quarter. Armando & Odalys Ortiz have created the place to smoke in New Orleans. Crescent City Cigar Shop is home to the French Quarter’s largest walk-in humidor, and it is stocked with everything from great boutique brands to the most popular lines including OPUS X, Padron Anniversario, Ashton VSG, and Liga Privada. Crescent City Cigar Shop boasts a beautiful smoking lounge, a great selection of smokes, and a very hospitable staff. This is definetly the best shop in the ‘Crescent City’.

Crescent City Cigar Shop
730 Orleans St, New Orleans, LA
(504) 522-4427


Biloxi, Mississippi


Biloxi has kept the Mardi Gras celebration going on since the early 1700’s, and the city has not stopped the party since. This city knows how to have a good time, and it shines during Mardi Gras season. The city is rich in tradition, has some of the world’s best Mardi Gras parades, and the southern hospitality shines bright. Between the parades, beaches, the plethora of resort casinos, and one hell of a cigar shop, Biloxi has the good times rolling during carnival season.

The Cigar Shop


The Cigar Shop in Biloxi, MS is one of the best cigar shops we have had the pleasure of visiting. Paul Bertucci has created a 2,500 square foot cigar paradise. The Cigar Shop provides an upscale atmosphere where you can enjoy 2 walk-in humidors full of great cigars, and they are a Davidoff appointed merchant. They provide a comfortable seating area to socialize with new friends and a plethora of cigar accessories to support any cigar lifestyle. The Cigar Shop a great place to sit back and let the good times roll.

The Cigar Shop
2611 Pass Rd, Biloxi, MS
(228) 273-3230


Mobile, Alabama


Mobile is home to the oldest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States. They say ‘practice makes perfect’, and Mobile has their traditions perfected. This city strives to be second to none when it comes to celebrating the carnival season. They pull out all the stops with the extravagant floats, throws, and traditions. Moon Pies, beads, doubloons, and a party that never stops; Mobile throws some of the best parties of the season.

Cottage Hill Package Store


Cottage Hill Package is a very unique store, and they have the best of both worlds. They have a package store full of fine liquor, craft beers, fine wines, and they are home to one of the finest walk-in humidors in the state. Cottage Hill Package sells some of the best cigars the industry has to offer, and they provide an upscale lounge for the smoker’s enjoyment. This is one of our favorite shops in the state, and it is a great place to enjoy a cigar and a drink during the Mardi Gras festivities.

Cottage Hill Package Store
6376 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL
(251) 660-0166



So, celebrate Mardi Gras and grab a cigar. Wherever you end up, hopefully you will be close to one of these great shops. Stop in, grab a smoke, enjoy, and ‘Laissez Bon Temps Rouler’!





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