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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.
Neighborhood
“Please take the time to explore City Park. There is so much! Find a map online and go see the many many playgrounds, the Children’s Museum, NOMA, the sculpture garden, Morning Call, and more!”
  • 550 locals recommend
Park
“A lovely park. You may book a horseback riding at Cascade Stables for a relaxing ride through the park. ”
  • 326 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“If you find yourself in the Bywater neighborhood on a nice evening be sure to check Bacchanal. This all-outdoor-seating neighborhood spot feels like you're hanging out in a friends backyard. But don't let the casual atmosphere fool you as this place offers a wine program to rival any fine dining restaurant in the city. They frequently feature live music.”
  • 433 locals recommend
History Museum
“One of the best museums in New Orleans. Definitely on par with any museum in Washington DC. I highly recommend the movie experience, but pick that time first before you plan out your day! And double check the hours of the museum.”
  • 260 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Wonderful collections. The cafe also has good snacks. Walk, take the Carrollton Streetcar, or ride a Blue Bike. Parking is also easy here.”
  • 306 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This is perhaps one of the best known poboy shops in the city. You won’t go wrong with the roast beef poboy, but all the poboys are delicious. Favorites: Roast Beef Poboy, Alligator Poboy, Sweet Potato Fries ”
  • 303 locals recommend
Gift Shop
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“Traditional coffee shops that serves beignets, which are just square French-style doughnuts.”
  • 281 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“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. ”
  • 253 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The Audubon Insitute's nationally recognized aquarium is well-worth a visit. It's just next to the Canal Street Ferry Terminal and Woldenberg Park, an expansive riverfront venue. The Aquarium and the park are right next door to the historic French Quarter.”
  • 155 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Amazing southern food, 25c martinis for lunch. lunch is best time to go since dinner is a bit pricey and can be booked up ”
  • 266 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!”
  • 210 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
Market
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“A great place for groups to enjoy a meal, so many options as well as a full bar. And the communal seating is perfect if you all don't want to worry about a reservation!”
  • 226 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. ”
  • 210 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Sometimes you are just in the mood for some good BBQ. And this is the spot...or the joint. The brisket is perfectly smoked, and the baked beans are cooked to perfection. Favorites: Brisket, Pulled Pork, Baked Beans, Mac-n-Cheese”
  • 181 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“If you find yourself in the Bywater neighborhood on a nice evening be sure to check Bacchanal. This all-outdoor-seating neighborhood spot feels like you're hanging out in a friends backyard. But don't let the casual atmosphere fool you as this place offers a wine program to rival any fine dining restaurant in the city. They frequently feature live music.”
  • 433 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“This is perhaps one of the best known poboy shops in the city. You won’t go wrong with the roast beef poboy, but all the poboys are delicious. Favorites: Roast Beef Poboy, Alligator Poboy, Sweet Potato Fries ”
  • 303 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Amazing southern food, 25c martinis for lunch. lunch is best time to go since dinner is a bit pricey and can be booked up ”
  • 266 locals recommend
Market
“A great place for groups to enjoy a meal, so many options as well as a full bar. And the communal seating is perfect if you all don't want to worry about a reservation!”
  • 226 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“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
“Voted #1 Pizza in New Orleans and Best NOLA Pizza Restaurant of the Year. ”
  • 210 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Sometimes you are just in the mood for some good BBQ. And this is the spot...or the joint. The brisket is perfectly smoked, and the baked beans are cooked to perfection. Favorites: Brisket, Pulled Pork, Baked Beans, Mac-n-Cheese”
  • 181 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting.”
  • 119 locals recommend

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