new orleans, louisiana | TRAVEL GUIDE
Maurepas: awesome cocktails and brunch
Pizza Delicious: Making NY style pies out of a warehouse
Oxalis: great for dinner, cool decor and big patio
Markey’s Bar: neighborhood dive bar
Booty’s Street Food: cocktail and food spot, serve stumptown
Bacchanal: my most favorite! huge outdoor patio with live music, big trees and locals vibe
Flory Gallery & Coffee Shop: great coffee shop in the marigny, on the corner good people watching
Satsuma Cafe: coffee and brunch
Yoga Bywater: for a zen start to your day
Euclid Records: independent record shop with new and used vinyl great for souvenirs
Cafe du Monde A touristy must do…skip the line by just asking a waitress to bring you a to-go bag. Must have cash to quickly pay him/her on the go!
Cafe Amelie Brunch with a huge outdoor garden.
Port of Call burgers and booze in a laid back setting.
Napoleon House Bar & Cafe Cocktails and a muffaletta, world famous for their Pimm’s Cup.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Built between 1722 and 1732, on Bourbon St, past the main touristy area.
Cane & Table Emphasis on rum drinks from pre-tiki times, craft style cocktails.
R Bar Dive bar, not touristy with a big pool table and good jukebox.
Bike NOLA The best way to get around the city.
St Louis Cemetery Beautiful and worth exploring.
CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT
Jacques-Imo’s: Cajun creole and great NOLA vibes | dinner only.
Creole Creamery Top ice cream shop in town.
Boucherie Contemporary southern cuisine, offers modern takes on down-home cooking
Coquette Local and seasonal creole type cuisine.
La Petite Grocery Upscale creole food in a 100 year old grocer building (dinner and brunch).
Cure Redefined craft cocktail bar.
The Columns Hotel Bar to grab a drink and check out the historic hotel, a must do.
RetroActive Vintage Cool vintage shop.
Maple Leaf Bar Best live music we saw, down the street from Jacques-Imo's.
Bike Audubon Blvd or Magazine St Head to Uptown and check out Tulane’s beautiful campus.
The Avenue Pub Beer bar with a wrap around style balcony.
Willie Mae’s Scotch House Fried chicken, often called the best in town.
Bike to City Park Pack a few beers to enjoy under the trees
Lafayette Cemetery 19th century cemetery with above ground tombs and statuary character of the area.
Gator Tour 1 hour outside of NOLA, but a bus will pick you up downtown. Perfect way to see the swamps and some gators...great for big groups!