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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“One of the best museums I have ever been to! You could spend hours here. It is well worth the admission fee and extra charge to see the movie, too!”
  • 265 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“History and mystery, the French Quarter is filled with a million details you have to visit multiple times to even get a glimpse of. If you must see Bourbon Street, walk down one block then return to the more civilized areas like Chartres, Royal, or Decatur Streets. ”
  • 255 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Gift Shop
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“Try the famous beignets and Community Chickory coffee! Located near the French Market!”
  • 282 locals recommend
Aquarium
“This is where you can find fish of all types including octopus, sharks, sting rays and many, many more.”
  • 156 locals recommend
Plaza
“Go see all the history and enjoy all the local artists and performers that populate this age-old city square where New Orleans meets the river!”
  • 159 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Commander's Palace, nestled in the middle of the tree-lined Garden District, has been a New Orleans landmark since 1893. Known for the award-winning quality of its food and its convivial atmosphere, the history of this famous restaurant offers a glimpse into New Orleans' storied past and has been the go-to destination for Haute Creole cuisine and whimsical Louisiana charm. The winner of seven James Beard Foundation Awards, Commander's Palace has evolved into a culinary legend. Now under the watchful eye of co-proprietors Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan, the Brennan family's dedication to perfection has never wavered. A steady parade of renowned chefs - Emeril Lagasse, Paul Prudhomme, Jamie Shannon, and now Tory McPhail - have made Commander's Palace the world-class restaurant what it is today and its leading-edge Haute Creole cuisine reflects the best of the city.”
  • 270 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Usually great jazz music and other New Orleans style music. They typically have a $5 cover now!”
  • 211 locals recommend
Market
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“Another New Orleans food hall with something from everyone! Located in a really charming neighborhood with plenty of sights and shops around each corner. If you go here, I recommend heading toward the river, rather than away from.”
  • 230 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Sandwich Place
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“Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“.......located in the back of the French Quarter. The BEST hamburgers in the City of New Orleans.....not fancy at all......A native's favorite place to go for a hamburger.........”
  • 170 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Great music with no or low cover charges paired with a selection of local beers on tap as well as nice selection of whiskeys. ”
  • 169 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Mimi's serves classic cocktails with our own bit of personality and charm because we have the best bar staff in town. Over 20 types of Vodka, Gin and Rum, 10 types of Tequila and an abundance of Whiskeys.”
  • 215 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“This is a historic part of the New Orleans Music scene. Many acts are featured and can go on the early morning hours.”
  • 164 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
“Magazine Street has the best feeling ever! Walking down the street offers everything from artists, food, and boutique shopping!”
  • 161 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Soul food, best fried chicken in America (not the same as the chicken shacks)”
  • 139 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Established on the New Orleans' skyline and in the city's rich history, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is the definition of iconic. Its ability to adapt to any event type makes it perfect for general sessions, exhibits, special events and sporting events, such as NFL football games. ”
  • 87 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Commander's Palace, nestled in the middle of the tree-lined Garden District, has been a New Orleans landmark since 1893. Known for the award-winning quality of its food and its convivial atmosphere, the history of this famous restaurant offers a glimpse into New Orleans' storied past and has been the go-to destination for Haute Creole cuisine and whimsical Louisiana charm. The winner of seven James Beard Foundation Awards, Commander's Palace has evolved into a culinary legend. Now under the watchful eye of co-proprietors Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan, the Brennan family's dedication to perfection has never wavered. A steady parade of renowned chefs - Emeril Lagasse, Paul Prudhomme, Jamie Shannon, and now Tory McPhail - have made Commander's Palace the world-class restaurant what it is today and its leading-edge Haute Creole cuisine reflects the best of the city.”
  • 270 locals recommend
Market
“Another New Orleans food hall with something from everyone! Located in a really charming neighborhood with plenty of sights and shops around each corner. If you go here, I recommend heading toward the river, rather than away from.”
  • 230 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“.......located in the back of the French Quarter. The BEST hamburgers in the City of New Orleans.....not fancy at all......A native's favorite place to go for a hamburger.........”
  • 170 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Mimi's serves classic cocktails with our own bit of personality and charm because we have the best bar staff in town. Over 20 types of Vodka, Gin and Rum, 10 types of Tequila and an abundance of Whiskeys.”
  • 215 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Soul food, best fried chicken in America (not the same as the chicken shacks)”
  • 139 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Great bar with lots of patio seating. Perfect for watching football games or sitting outside to enjoy good weather. ”
  • 159 locals recommend
Café
“Bakery and breakfast/lunch place that makes delicious pastries, breads, and cupcakes Solid breakfast menu, including great breakfast sandwiches”
  • 164 locals recommend

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