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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.

Jazz Club
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“Very tight bar with cheap drinks and a long history of having great jazz. Best days are Sunday’s and Tuesday’s. But any day works well. ”
  • 206 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Very unique dive bar that feels like you've entered the deck of a boat. Highly recommend the burgers. Their specialty is baked potatoes for a side instead of fries, and they are amazing.”
  • 163 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“In the heart of the Frenchmen Street "music district," d.b.a. is a very hip-but not trendy-bar that offers off-the-cuff music geared towards local music lovers. ”
  • 167 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Bi-level bar draws locals for tapas & beers in a chill, quirky space, with DJs & dancing upstairs.”
  • 215 locals recommend
Café
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“Bakery and breakfast/lunch place that makes delicious pastries, breads, and cupcakes Solid breakfast menu, including great breakfast sandwiches”
  • 163 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Dimly lit hang & one of the oldest bars around, serving beer & frozen drinks since the 1700s.”
  • 143 locals recommend
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Music Venue
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“If you are looking to dance, check out the Hi-Ho Lounge on Saturday night with DJ Lil Jodeci and DJ Chill who host the Pink Room Project. Simply put, it's lots of energy with House, EPMD, R&B, and Hip-Hop, the pink room project is where you want to be to really meet the hip and creative young 20 and 30 yr olds in the city! ”
  • 140 locals recommend
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Rock Club
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“A fantastic music venue and restaurant. Check out their website for their full menu and up-to-date calendar. I love the Sibera Lounge. Their food is great, the crowd is fun, and music is entertaining. Located in a fast, growing Arts District.”
  • 159 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Great music, nightly shows 8 and 10 pm, a restaurant on the left, intimate bar on the right, the music room is in the back. Where you get to actually sit down and listen!”
  • 104 locals recommend
Lounge
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“They have a show or two pretty much every night! Great burlesque, drag, performance art, salsa night, anything you could want!”
  • 137 locals recommend
Karaoke Bar
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“24 hours a day, 7 days a week there is Karaoke at this spot! It's also a super fun, eclectic vibe in the beautiful Bywater. There are other bars nearby that you can hop around and enjoy.”
  • 93 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great food! This location is an old bank building that even Bonnie & Clyde are said to have visited. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Upbeat music club with a diverse, jazz-oriented lineup on 3 stages & offers food, drinks & dancing.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Street car line is right behind the U.S. Mint or at St. Claude and Elysian Fields. Highly recommend getting a day pass which can be used on any streetcar line or bus on that day. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great spot for food, drinks, music, & conversation. Sometimes the wait for the dining room can be extensive - note that you can order food in the bar area if you're more concerned with eating than listening to music. The dining room hosts local musicians & is a true local experience.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Very small, quaint “small plates” restaurant on Frenchmen St with live music. ”
  • 102 locals recommend