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Best things to do in Gentilly

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Route
“Drive straight up Canal until you hit beautiful Lake Pontchartrain. Drive a few blocks west for great lakeside eating, and east for miles of great views and parks. Sunset is especially stunning. ”
17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Small grocery store that generally has everything you'd need, including liquor.”
6 locals recommend
Night Club
“Fantastic views, relaxing strolls, sail the lake, great seafood restaurants.”
8 locals recommend
Stadium
“A smaller venue but still hosts concerts, college level sporting events, and other activities. There is also a pool here if you are interested in getting a 1 day pass. ”
5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Get some sushi to fuel you for night out or bring it home for some Netflix and chill. ”
8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Counter serve for Southern classics & Italian favorites from a legacy New Orleans restaurant family. Price range: $”
7 locals recommend
Café
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“Informal restaurant & bar serving Cajun- & Creole-inspired American fare, with live entertainment. Another local favorite!”
6 locals recommend
Food
“The most AMAZING Seafood in town! A little pricey, but you're paying for quality!”
9 locals recommend
University
4 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is a place for "good ol' " breakfast food, just a couple blocks down the street. ”
4 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is the SPOT! This coffee shop is run by a mission and is a charity. VERY artsy and lively in the mornings. Great spot to start the day!”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I love this place the food was great. Nice cozy atmosphere laid back . The staff was awesome. Their staff was over the top nice. Everytime I come to New Orleans my family and myself go here to have dinner. I will continue to do so.”
6 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Bus Stop Magazine and First You can download the RTA app to see exactly when to expect the bus. ”
4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Neighborhood grocery. Good for quick trips but not full-scale grocery shopping.”
3 locals recommend