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Alto

Alto


Bars & Nightlife
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Alto is Ace Hotel New Orleans’ rooftop garden. Open everyday for lunch, dinner and drinks, you can relax poolside while snacking on small plates, sipping seasonal cocktails and enjoying panoramic views of the city

Arnaud's

Arnaud’s


Places to eat
French Quarter
If I could give six stars, I would. Everything was superb! From the starting bread to the table side bananas foster. Ask for Quincy if you can. Best restaurant we went to in New Orleans. Thanks Arnaud’s!

Arts District Bikes Rental & Light Up Rides

Arts District Bikes Rental & Light Up Rides


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
The bikes have comfortable, large seats, baskets, cup-holders and of course they have all the lights. The ride is first of all a fun event. We’re riding for about 15 minutes, then we stop, and so on. The pace is very leisurely.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas


Things To Do
Uptown
Don’t miss out on the phenomenal Gulf of Mexico Exhibit!

Audubon Park

Audubon Park


Things To Do
Uptown
The park features a 1.8 paved loop for joggers, cyclists, and rollerblader’s and several covered shelters ideal for a family reunion or a simple gathering with friends and family.

Audubon Zoo

Audubon Zoo


Things To Do
Uptown
Fun for the whole family at one of America’s best zoo’s!

Bacchanal Fine Wine & Spirits

Bacchanal Fine Wine & Spirits


Bars & Nightlife
Marigny / Bywater
One of New Orleans’ best music, wine, and dining experiences in the heart of the Bywater!

Barrel Proof

Barrel Proof


Bars & Nightlife
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Barrel Proof embraces classic and traditional drinking. We believe in great spirits shared among friends and neighbors. At the bar, whiskey and beer are featured prominently, but we carry great spirits in every category.

Bayou Beer Garden

Bayou Beer Garden


Bars & Nightlife
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Southern eats served in charming, rustic-chic digs with an outdoor deck with 21 rotating beers on tap and a full bar. Don’t miss their fun cocktail menu, the options are endless.

Beracat Cafe Uptown

Beracat Cafe Uptown


Places to eat
Uptown
Local Favorite, great for Breakfast or Lunch close to Freret St, with outdoor seating with a view. Known for its ‘Bad Cat’ or ‘Good Cat’ picks. Delicious small-batch coffee and their homemade bottled teas are a must grab.

Jacques-Imo's

Jacques-Imo’s


Places to eat
Uptown
A casual, mural-lined hot spot, Jacques quirky Carrollton restaurant offers an eclectic Creole menu with some unusual favorites. You Must Try the Shrimp and Alligator Sausage cheesecake!

The High Hat Cafe

The High Hat Cafe


Places to eat
Uptown
Don’t let the name fool you, this local hot spot is known for it’s Fried Catfish, Smoked Roaster Chicken, Delta Tamales, BBQ Shrimp, Slow Roasted Pork, and Fresh Gulf Fish. They also have a full bar featuring local craft brews.

Clancy's Restaurant

Clancy’s Restaurant


Places to eat
Uptown
Don’t miss out on their soft shell crabs!

The Camellia Grill

The Camellia Grill


Places to eat
Uptown
It’s famous for classic diner fare dished out by bow-tied servers to hungry customers at a large shared counter. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner and leave room for Dessert because their “Freezes” are a MUST!

Cascade Stables

Cascade Stables


Things To Do
Uptown
Cascade Stables offers year ‘ round (weather permitting) 2-mile guided trail rides around scenic Audubon Park. Trail rides are scheduled by appointment, on the hour, and usually last between 45-60 minutes.

Cure

Cure


Bars & Nightlife
Uptown
Cure has been named one of “America’s Best Bars” listed as one of the “Best Cocktail Bars in the U.S.”, and hailed among New Orleans’ best cocktail bars. Cure received awards for “Outstanding Bar Program,” from the James Beard Foundation.

Cooter Brown's Tavern

Cooter Brown’s Tavern


Bars & Nightlife
Uptown
Cooter Brown’s has been a true New Orleans institution for generations. Grab a craft beer from the ever-changing taps in the Back Bar.Come grab a beer, some raw oysters, and watch the game.

The Boot

The Boot


Bars & Nightlife
Uptown
The Boot Bar & Grill has been a family owned and operated watering hole cherished by college students, locals, celebrities and tourists alike since 1965

Tipitina's

Tipitina’s


Bars & Nightlife
Uptown
Tipitina’s is an institution and one of the best places to go for music in the whole city, check out their upcoming shows on Eventbrite.

St. James Cheese Company

St. James Cheese Company


Shopping
Uptown
Grocery or supermarket in New Orleans

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk


Shopping
Lower Garden District / Downtown
The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is a premier first-to-market outlet shopping center located in the heart of downtown New Orleans. Featuring over 75 retailers and restaurants on the bank of the majestic Mississippi River.

Canal Place

Canal Place


Shopping
Lower Garden District / Downtown
World-class retailers. Locally celebrated designers. Canal Place is Downtown New Orleans’ premier shopping destination for luxury fashion and beauty brands, boutique clothing stores, home goods and much more.

Mr. John's Steakhouse

Mr. John’s Steakhouse


Places to eat
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Best steak in the city, voted top 10 in the country – just make sure to make reservations early!

Lula Restaurant Distillery

Lula Restaurant Distillery


Places to eat
Lower Garden District / Downtown
In the heart of New Orleans, expertly crafted food, spirits and cocktails come together in a unique privately owned micro-distillery and restaurant. We are quintessentially southern with a distinct Louisiana influence.

Jack Rose

Jack Rose


Places to eat
Lower Garden District / Downtown
A manifestation of New Orleans’ love of celebration through food and drink. Jack Rose features menu items that are a mix of New Orleans’ craveable Italian, French Spanish dishes. Jack Rose is located within the historic Pontchartrain Hotel

District Donuts Sliders Brew

District Donuts Sliders Brew


Places to eat
Lower Garden District / Downtown
A locals favorite for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dessert. This comfy sidewalk cafe offers coffee drinks, delicious little burgers & unbelievable DONUTS!! all made from scratch.

Cochon Restaurant

Cochon Restaurant


Places to eat
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Located in charming, historic digs, Cochon specializes in pork dishes & imaginative Cajun eats.Serving traditional Cajun southern dishes featuring locally sourced pork, fresh produce and seafood.

Pêche Seafood Grill

Pêche Seafood Grill


Places to eat
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Pêche serves simply prepared contemporary dishes, rustic creations cooked on an open hearth, as well as fresh oysters and Gulf fish. All inspired by the cooking of South America, Spain, and the Gulf Coast.

Central City BBQ

Central City BBQ


Places to eat
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Serving up unmatched BBQ cuisine in a fun, funky setting, this BBQ restaurant may be newer to the city than some, but it’s time-honored recipes are honed through decades of dedication to the culinary craft of BBQing.

Woldenberg Park

Woldenberg Park


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
This 16 acres of sprawling green space stretches between the Mississippi River and the historic French Quarter.

Fulton Alley

Fulton Alley


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Fulton Alley is a charming gaming parlor with classy & sleek bowling lanes and prohibition-style cocktail lounge serving Southern-American-influenced fare

Drink Lab NOLA

Drink Lab NOLA


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
From the Sazerac to the Hurricane to Ramos Gin Fizz,they teach it all.Participate in an interactive cocktail making experience while the New Orleans Drink Lab team shares tricks of the trade from muddling and mixing to shaking and stirring.

The Escape Room

The Escape Room


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
The Escape Game is a live 60-minute adventure! Start by picking your theme – from a 1950’s prison to deep space, or even a classic art heist – then team up to follow clues, solve puzzles, and complete your mission in under 60 minutes!

Baroness on Baronne

Baroness on Baronne


Bars & Nightlife
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Daniel Victory’s dedication to preserving the artistry and sophistication of classic cocktail creation, as well as the ambiance and high standard of service set forth by many generations of old bartenders, sets Victory apart from the rest

Rosie’s On The Roof

Rosie’s On The Roof


Bars & Nightlife
Lower Garden District / Downtown
This stunning rooftop bar and lounge at the Higgins Hotel and Conference Center, conveniently located directly across the street from The National WWII Museum, offers guests sweeping views of the New Orleans skyline.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Ogden Museum of Southern Art


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art

Southern Food and Beverage Museum & Museum of the American Cocktail

Southern Food and Beverage Museum & Museum of the American Cocktail


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
The museum began with pop-ups around the city of New Orleans, and the first official exhibit was on the history and influences of beverages in New Orleans, created with borrowed artifacts.

Contemporary Arts Center

Contemporary Arts Center


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
The CAC is a cultural leader. As such, it organizes, presents, and tours curated exhibitions, performances and programs by local, regional, national, and international artists.

The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum


Things To Do
Lower Garden District / Downtown
The National WWII Museum features immersive exhibits, multimedia experiences, and an expansive collection of artifacts and first-person oral histories

Juan's Flying Burrito - Mid-City

Juan’s Flying Burrito – Mid-City


Places to eat
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Loosely based on the San Francisco Mission-style burrito joints, Juan’s makes food to order and finishes their flavors on the grill. With a sizable menu and flavorful margaritas this is a funky, bustling space.

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

Parkway Bakery & Tavern


Places to eat
Midcity / Bayou St. John
The BEST roast beef po-boy in town!

Katie's

Katie’s


Places to eat
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Our favorite Charbroiled Oysters!

Toups Meatery

Toups Meatery


Places to eat
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Slow cooked, meltingly tender Lamb Neck, Confit Chicken Thighs with chicken liver and cornbread dressing, and other substantive dishes that reflect Chef Isaac’s sophisticated approach to Cajun cuisine.

Cafe Degas

Cafe Degas


Places to eat
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Named after the 19th-century French Impressionist Edgar Degas, who once lived further down the same oak-lined avenue, Cafe Degas is known as one of the most intimately romantic places in the city.

Dooky Chase Restaurant

Dooky Chase Restaurant


Places to eat
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Iconic New Orleans food – don’t miss your chance to meet Ms. Chase who is featured in the Smithsonian African American Museum!

Willie Mae's Scotch House

Willie Mae’s Scotch House


Places to eat
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Willie Mae’s Scotch House was established in 1957 as a bar in NOLA’s Historic Treme neighborhood.The aromas of Mississippi and Louisiana cuisine emanating from the kitchen filled the air and brought on constant demand for delicious food

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots


Things To Do
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the nation’s third-oldest racetrack, has been in operation since 1872.New Orleans, Fair Grounds operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 12 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana.

Wheel Fun Rentals

Wheel Fun Rentals


Things To Do
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Featuring the largest selection of specialty cycles, cruiser bikes, swan boats, and guaranteed fun! Intrepid adventurers can select from a variety of vehicles, from Surreys to tandem bicycles, and so much more.

Storyland

Storyland


Things To Do
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Climb aboard Captain Hook’s pirate ship, follow Pinocchio into the mouth of a whale or scamper up Jack & Jill’s Hill! Fairytales and fantasy come to life before your eyes in City Park’s Storyland.

Bayou Wine Garden

Bayou Wine Garden


Bars & Nightlife
Midcity / Bayou St. John
The wine menu features a variety of old and new world styles at various price points, with options by the glass, bottle, or carafe.

Beachcorner Bar & Grill

Beachcorner Bar & Grill


Bars & Nightlife
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Beachcorner Bar and Grill is a Mid-City neighborhood sports bar that serves great food. Entertain yourself with darts, pool tables, and big screen TV’s. Catch a bite to eat before the big game, “Home of the 10oz Beachburger”.

The Bulldog, Mid-City

The Bulldog, Mid-City


Bars & Nightlife
Midcity / Bayou St. John
Enjoy any of 61 fine draft beers (mostly craft and local) or 90 bottled beers along with a full selection of cocktails and our award-winning pub fare. Plenty of off street parking on Canal Blvd.

New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans Museum of Art


Things To Do
Midcity / Bayou St. John
The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, continues to expand and grow, making NOMA one of the top art museums in the South.

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden


Things To Do
Midcity / Bayou St. John
The twelve-acre Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA is one of the most important sculpture installations in the United States,

Louisiana Children's Museum

Louisiana Children’s Museum


Things To Do
Midcity / Bayou St. John
With 30,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits include a climbing wall, art studio & mock cafe and 8.5 acres for kids to explore, including outdoor adventures on the water, in the garden, and more.

Port of Call

Port of Call


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
Get the Huma Huma! Amazing burgers.

Dat Dog

Dat Dog


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
Dat Dog’s artfully crafted cuisine of Hot Dogs, sausages (including vegetarian, vegan and fish), burgers and chicken (fried, grilled or tossed in buffalo sauce) are a thing of beauty.

Elizabeth's

Elizabeth’s


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
Down-home country classics & a busy brunch in a bustling space hung with local art, plus a bar!

The Joint

The Joint


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
There aren’t many good BBQ places in NOLA, but if you’re in the Bywater don’t miss this gem!

Sneaky Pickle & Bar Brine

Sneaky Pickle & Bar Brine


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
Unassuming outdoor cafe with a daily vegetarian-focused menu of farm-fresh, from-scratch fare.

Bywater American Bistro

Bywater American Bistro


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
Bywater American Bistro is an American neighborhood restaurant. To us, it’s a place you come because you’re already friends of ours, or you soon will be.

N7

N7


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
Located in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, N7 is a neighborhood French restaurant and wine bar. Founded by filmmaker Aaron Walker and chef Yuki Yamaguchi, N7 specializes in French cuisine, often infused with a Japanese touch.

The Country Club

The Country Club


Places to eat
Marigny / Bywater
Hidden away in New Orleans’ charming Bywater neighborhood, The Country Club offers an elegant escape from everyday living. Their beautifully renovated restaurant and bar deliver exquisite food and drink in sophisticated surroundings.

JAMNOLA

JAMNOLA


Things To Do
Marigny / Bywater
New Orleans’ first experiential pop-up takes audiences of all ages on a topsy-turvy stroll through the cultural gems that make the Crescent City so special.

Crescent Park

Crescent Park


Things To Do
Marigny / Bywater
Part of the French Market District, Crescent Park is a 1.4 mile, 20 acre urban linear park that connects our community and visitors to our riverfront.

Silk Road Restaurant & Wine Bar

Silk Road Restaurant & Wine Bar


Bars & Nightlife
Marigny / Bywater
Featuring gourmet cheeses & wine pairings daily in our convenient cooler

d.b.a.

d.b.a.


Bars & Nightlife
Marigny / Bywater
Smooth offshoot of an NYC pub pours craft beer & hosts an eclectic lineup of nightly live music.

Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club

Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club


Bars & Nightlife
Marigny / Bywater
Jazz & down-home Creole eats in a somewhat smoky, tucked-away venue well off the beaten track.

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts


Things To Do
Marigny / Bywater
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is a regional, pre-professional arts training center that offers students intensive instruction

Studio Be

Studio Be


Things To Do
Marigny / Bywater
Art gallery in New Orleans curated by local artist Brandan ‘B-Mike’ Odums. Don’t miss out on this incredible gallery!

Jackson Square/ St. Louis Cathedral

Jackson Square/ St. Louis Cathedral


Things To Do
French Quarter

Old Ursuline Convent Museum

Old Ursuline Convent Museum


Things To Do
French Quarter
Ursuline convent one of the oldest building’s in the city and only remaining French built building with French architecture as opposed to Spanish

Cafe Du Monde

Cafe Du Monde


Places to eat
French Quarter
A New Orleans landmark, located on Jackson Square, Cafe du Monde offers the original beignet, the state doughnut of Louisiana.

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar


Bars & Nightlife
French Quarter

Brennan's

Brennan’s


Places to eat
French Quarter
For nearly seven decades, Brennan’s has charmed the palates and hearts of patrons with its splendid ambiance, impeccable service, and authentic Creole cuisine.

The Carousel Bar & Lounge

The Carousel Bar & Lounge


Bars & Nightlife
French Quarter
This classic haunt at the Hotel Monteleone has a circular bar that revolves like a carousel.

House of Blues

House of Blues


Bars & Nightlife
French Quarter

The Sazerac House

The Sazerac House


Things To Do
French Quarter
The Sazerac House is one part history and traditions, two parts interactive exhibits and experiences, mixed with spirited events and a dash of rich New Orleans culture.

Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall


Bars & Nightlife
French Quarter
Preservation Hall is a historic music venue in the French Quarter working to protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of traditional New Orleans jazz.

Frenchmen St

Frenchmen St


Bars & Nightlife
Marigny / Bywater
To this day, tour guides tell you that Frenchmen Street is an off the beaten gem, a ‘local’s Bourbon Street’

New Orleans Jazz Museum

New Orleans Jazz Museum


Things To Do
French Quarter
Located in the old New Orleans Mint. The New Orleans Mint operated in New Orleans, Louisiana, as a branch mint of the United States Mint from 1838 to 1861 and from 1879 to 1909.

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