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Food scene in New Orleans

Wine Bar
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“This is a great local hangout where you buy a bottle of wine (or many:) and then sit in their “backyard.” They have awesome tapas and live music as well. ”
  • 430 locals recommend
Gift Shop
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“Traditional coffee shops that serves beignets, which are just square French-style doughnuts.”
  • 284 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Some of the best poboys in town. This is President Obama's favorite spot when he visits”
  • 302 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“THE New Orleans restaurant. Open since 1893, this upscale Creole spot offers a Jazz Brunch on weekends, infamous 25¢ martinis during lunch, and an elegant dinner. Check their website for reservations and dress code.”
  • 262 locals recommend
Market
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“Big variety of local food at great price. Try the most popular creole food all at once! ”
  • 228 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“The BBQ in this Bywater location is incredible and a must have! Locals love it!”
  • 180 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“One of the best creole eateries in New Orleans. Worth the wait. Their shrimp & alligator sausage cheesecake is a must try! Right next to the Maple Leaf Bar which usually has live music most nights”
  • 195 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Voted #1 Pizza in New Orleans and Best NOLA Pizza Restaurant of the Year. ”
  • 212 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Come here for bottomless mimosas, drag brunch and then jump in their beautiful saltwater pool after. ”
  • 240 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“In the By-Water, funky, hip inspired New Orleans food. Good breakfasts and brunch, but good anytime.”
  • 199 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
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
Coffee Shop
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“Satsuma Cafe hones a hipster vibe in the Bywater neighborhood. The vegan curry scramble with roasted sweet potato, kale, and cauliflower flavor blends are spot on. Mexican tacos and fluffy blueberry pancakes are hometown and out of town favorites. ”
  • 212 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Bayou Beer & Wine Garden has something for everyone! Locals typically bring their dogs to this spot & it's a great location to simply enjoy a drink or 2. Their beer selection seems endless & the food never disappoints! I recommend the Disco Fries :)”
  • 154 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