302 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Wineshop with live music in a cozy courtyard. The courtyard is pretty wonderful in the evening with live music, and a cozy all wood interior upstairs bar and seating if the weather is disagreeable.... read more
There is no better place to have dinner when the weather is nice. It's a wine shop in the front where you can purchase a bottle of wine and cheese if you'd like. They'll make your cheese up in a ta... read more
252 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Not really just a coffee shop -- it's iconic in our culture - from a stop for beignets and cafe au lait after a holiday mass at the St. Louis Cathedral or a lazy weekend strolling the French Quarte... read more
Famous place for coffee and beignets. Its basically fried dough with a bunch of powdered sugar on top but it comes out hot and fresh. The line is super long in the morning but its open 24 hours, I ... read more
419 local Airbnb hosts recommend
City Park is one of my favorite places to visit. Its unique and magical just like the city of New Orleans."Today’s City Park offers something for everyone. Stop and smell the roses in the Botanical... read more
Wonderful park located in Mid-City, where my husband and his family grew up playing in, designed by the same architect that created Central Park. Attractions in the park include: The New Orleans Mu... read more
205 local Airbnb hosts recommend
New York style pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts with a frequently changing menu and day-to-day specialties pies. Beer on draft. Voted #1 Pizza in New Orleans, Best Pizza in New Orleans, & Resta... read more
If you find yourself downtown, it's totally worth the trip to eat here. The restaurant was born from a crowd-funding campaign and has quickly become a local favorite, winning best tasting pizza in ... read more
185 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Frenchman Street is a live music buffet. This isn't Bourbon. It is about the music. You can drink, of course. Start at Spotted Cat, get a drink, listen to some great New Orleans old school jazz an... read more
The Spotted Cat Music Club is the Quentessential Jazz Club of New Orleans. Located in the heart of the enchanted Fauborg Marigny, just steps away from the hustles and bustles of the French Quarter,... read more
205 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Located in historic Uptown New Orleans Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, hands-on animal encounters and lush gardens. Unique natural ... read more
The Audubon Zoo is a zoo located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute which also manages the Aquarium of the Americas. The zoo covers 58 acres and is home to 2,000 ... read more
179 local Airbnb hosts recommend
We feel guilty even putting this on our list...it's a New Orleans insider secret and we'd like it to stay that way. It's not at all like a real country club, nary a golf shirt in sight! Instead it ... read more
The Country Club New Orleans is located in a historic Italianate Raised Center Hall Cottage and is most known for its $15 bottomless mimosas at brunch, its bar and lounge surrounding the saltwater ... read more
176 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Mimi's has bars both upstairs and downstairs. Downstairs it's drinks and pool and a chill environment. Upstairs it's drinks, and tapas, and some nights DJs and dancing. Special wink to DJ Soul Sist... read more
Bi-level bar draws locals for tapas & beers in a chill, quirky space, with DJs & dancing upstairs. Tapas served until 2AM.
The best bar food in New Orleans! Downstairs is a smokey bar with a pool table, but upstairs is a quiet, non-smoking bar and amazing tapas. Try the steak, gambas, patatas bravas and the "trust me."
178 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Commander's Palace was established in 1890, and is located in the Garden District of Uptown New Orleans. It is a New Orleans classic that offers great Creole cuisine. It is a little on the tourist... read more
Commander's Palace has been a New Orleans landmark since 1893. Known for the award-winning quality of its food and its convivial atmosphere, the history of this famous restaurant offers a glimpse i... read more
177 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Satsuma Café satsumacafe.com OMG YUM! Fresh juice, delicious coffee, & the breakfast/lunch is unbelievable. Sourdough toast, Goat Cheese, Arugula w/ Lemon Vin, a Fried Egg, Avocado, Cherry Tomatos YUM
Mon-Sun 7 am - 5 pm breakfast, brunch, lunch Fresh juices, coffee, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free friendly, organic, locally sourced
Great lunch & brunch & coffee spot with fresh juices, salads, sanwiches, coffee and more. Locally sourced, fresh and delicious. Just downstairs from the loft!
152 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Smooth offshoot of an NYC pub pours craft beer & hosts an eclectic lineup of nightly live music. Check their website for live music schedule.
This is a fun, high energy bar. Smooth offshoot of an NYC pub pours craft beer & hosts an eclectic lineup of nightly live music.
This music club features performances by local and regional acts every night of the week, and all tickets are first come, first serve. 618 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116 www.dbaneworleans.com
157 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Just two blocks away, Elizabeth’s restaurant – very popular for breakfast, lunch and brunch - their praline bacon is a cross between praline candy & salty pork, truly amazing and not to be missed.
Elizabeth's Restaurant www.elizabethsrestaurantnola.com Crab Cakes with Cilantro Cream yes please! Praline Bacon, WTF! Great local vibe, yummy rich breakfast or dinner.
142 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Get their namesake drink. I assure you, you'll only need one. There's also the Monsoon, but, again, get one. At 10 dollars (except during high season when it's a little more), the big Port of Ca... read more
Best hamburgers in New Orleans, ask about their specialty drinks (Huma Huma or the Monsoon). 4-5 block walk. Be prepared to wait in line, but do wait!
Known for its big delicious burgers. Can get busy on weekends. Get a monsoon but be careful as they are strong. Great way to start a night in the quarter or on frenchmen St.
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I almost did not add this to the list - in order to keep the secret! I love Cake Cafe so much. My favorite brunch restaurant - nothing fancy just amazing food and a cool laid-back New Orleans fee... read more
The people here are lovely, and the food (breakfast and lunch) is wonderful! During Mardi Gras they are known for their unique goat cheese and apple king cake. I like the everything bagel, the sh... read more
146 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Take the time to check out the beautifully restored piece of history that is the St. Roch Market. St. Roch Market was originally created as a state-owned, open-air market on St. Claude Avenue in 1... read more
Spoiler alert: St. Roch is less a "market" and more of a food court. If you're after great food and drink from a variety of local vendors, with a chic urban vibe, you're at the right place! The M... read more
142 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Located in the Carrolton neighborhood of Uptown, the Maple Leaf is one of the longest continually operating music clubs in New Orleans, and hosts performers of blues, funk, R&B, rock, Zydeco, jazz,... read more
One of the iconic Uptown music venues, we are proud to share a neighborhood with the Maple Leaf. For an authentic brass band experience, check out the Grammy award winning Rebirth Brass Band on Tue... read more
259 local Airbnb hosts recommend
My happy place. In the beautiful City Park.New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution, opened in 1911. Today, the museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of... read more
NOMA features French and American fine art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, pottery and more. There is a gift shop, a cafe and outside is the Sculpture Garden. Also, there are... read more
140 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Charming little place with all outside (under tent) dining. It's not cheap but the food is pretty solid, the cocktails delicious and the place has a certain charm. There's literally a tree growing ... read more
Romantic, intimate French restaurant. (Tree growing through roof of indoor/outdoor seating). Nice brunch spot. The authentic French food is quite good given the price. I enjoy the steak frites.
Casual dining that's a little pricier but so worth it. There is a tree growing within this cozy, French gem. You won't be disappointed. Get a window seat and some moules frites.
244 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Best Po-Boy in the City Enjoy a poor boy in a nostalgic setting at Parkway Bakery & Tavern, which is located at the corner of Hagan and Toulouse overlooking Bayou St. John in Mid-City New Orleans.... read more
Really good Poboy restaurant and bar in the Bayou St. John neighborhood. Lots of outdoor seating or you can take it to go and picnic along the bayou just a block away! The bayou is beautiful and he... read more
134 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Tipitina's began as a neighborhood juke joint, established in 1977, by a group of young music fans to provide a place for Professor Longhair to perform in his final years. The venue, named for one ... read more
Tipitina's began as a neighborhood juke joint, established in 1977, by a group of young music fans (The Fabulous Fo'teen) to provide a place for Professor Longhair to perform in his final years. Th... read more
136 local Airbnb hosts recommend
A monumental uptown restaurant that serves rich New Orleans fare in a unique, busy setting. Prices are not outrageous, though I wouldn't say this is where you should go to be thrifty. I've always s... read more
This is a great New Orleans Staple. Make sure to try the fresh watermelon mojitos when in season and the Shrimp and Alligator Sausage Cheesecake and the Austin Leslie's Fried Chicken. Then walk nex... read more
135 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Nestled away in beautiful City Park, Morning Call is open 24 hours a day. A great place to have a quiet meal or coffee and beignets after hours. During the day time, it is surrounded by family acti... read more
The beignets here are a little different then Café du Monde, but no less delicious! Rather than having powdered sugar piled high, they arrive to the table bare and you can add as much or as little ... read more
Coffee and beignets: skip the line at Cafe du Monde and enjoy a walk to, and in City Park. Betzhoff Sculpture Garden is steps away. Watch the kids catch sac-au-lait and feed the ducks.
126 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Located on the Mississippi River adjacent to the French Quarter Audubon Aquarium of the Americas immerses you in an underwater world. The colors of a Caribbean reef come alive in our walk-through t... read more
Looming large against the Mississippi River is the extraordinary Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, one of the top museums of its kind in America. Here the visitor finds 15,000 sea life creatures, r... read more
130 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Horse races from Thanksgiving day through mid April; budget friendly in that it is cheap to get in (also they don't charge after a certain time) And, if you do want to bet on the horses, you can be... read more
Jazz Fest last weekend of April and first weekend of May happens here. From Thanksgiving till then they have daily horse racing. Little known secret - very cheap and good red beans and rice here.
One of the oldest horse racing tracks in the US with racing from November through March.Location of Jazz Fest. Cafe & deli inside Casino open til 11 pm weeknights - 12 weekends
125 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Cozy coffeehouse with pastries, vegan snacks & fair-trade brews, plus outdoor seating.
Local Flair - indoor and outdoor seating. Low-key, chill vibe. Nothing like Starbucks.
Enjoy a morning bike ride to City Park and in 5-10 minutes be at this locals coffee house.
203 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Every street in the French Quarter has something to offer from classic restaurants, music venues, street entertainment, boutique shopping to voodoo temples. Some of the most popular areas include: ... read more
Although it upholds it's reputation for drinking and nightlife fun, Bourbon Street and the French Quarters produced some of the most iconic jazz musicians there ever was. Easily stroll down Bourbon... read more
119 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Want to dance on Saturday night? DJ Soul Sister brings her mix of "underground disco, rare groove, old school funk, boogie, true school hip hop, fusion jazz movers and groovers". Always a good time.
They have all sorts of different types of music here. Every Saturday night has a dance party with the famous DJ Soul Sister from 11pm-3am. Also 'Fry and Pie' is in the back serving loaded french fr... read more
DJ Soul Sister funk dance party every Saturday night at 10pm, plus live music and comedy shows throughout the week
115 local Airbnb hosts recommend
Amazing patio space that is great both rain or shine - it's also dog-friendly, so your furry friends can come along. If beer isn't your style, check out Bayou Wine Garden - they share the same addr... read more
Neighbor to Bayou Wine Garden can connected. Just overall fun place with another great outdoor covered patio space. Check it out for delicious boiled crawfish on Fridays 3 pm on and Saturday and S... read more
113 local Airbnb hosts recommend
This is not 'touristy' but well known by the locals so plan on a bit of a wait. No problem, as you can go across the street and grab a bottle of wine and relax outside on beautiful Esplanade Avenue... read more
Very delightful small Spanish restaurant. Wonderful service, wonderful food. Genuine paella and sangria. Loved it. Nice, quiet, intimate, special. You can bring your own wine from Swirl as well!
Paella, grilled calamari, crabmeat tropicale, roasted mushrooms, just a great little noisy packed Spanish place...no delivery, no reservations...wine list, but you can bring your own for a corkage fee
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Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Arguably the oldest bar in New Orleans, this building dates back to 1772, making it one of the few French-built buildings that survived the great fires of 1788 and 1794. L... read more
One of the oldest buildings still used as a bar in the US. Lit only by candle light at night, it is a great place for a Hurricane (the best in the city) or have a drink by the piano bar.