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Things to do in Central City, New Orleans

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.
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Old School New Orleans' Fine Dining Experience. Jackets required. Great for a weekend brunch or dinner.”
  • 272 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Established on the New Orleans' skyline and in the city's rich history, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is the definition of iconic. Its ability to adapt to any event type makes it perfect for general sessions, exhibits, special events and sporting events, such as NFL football games. ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“OMG!! When you gotta gotta have that donut fix! It's right here and you'll thank me.. Lol”
  • 128 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Awesome bagels & sandwiches. Jessica recommends the Rachel on marble. Have your order ready and don’t expect a smile from the staff. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Lower Garden District Juan's is the original and our favorite. Great burritos and fish tacos and the drinks are delish.”
  • 106 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“What to do in the Garden District? I recommend architecture tours and cemetery tours here.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Pub
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“Best beer and whiskey selection in the city. Really affordable prices. Set in an historic building on St Charles Avenue. You can see the street cars go by from the 2nd story balcony.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Stop in for coffee and a quick breakfast. Very good breakfast - I recommend the Good Morning Vietnam! or French Connection.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Delicious Vietnamese on Magazine. Great place to begin your tour from Magazine in the Lower Garden District heading Uptown. The owner will make you feel right at home.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“The Smoothie King Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is located in the city's Central Business District, adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“Hot Tin is a hip roof-top bar on St. Charles Avenue with some of the best views of the city. It's easily accessible via Street Car. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Don't bother showing up to this place before 2am. It's a small, loud, and sweaty late night dance spot. You've been warned. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Historic 19th-century cemetery with above-ground tombs & statuary characteristic of the area.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“The only vegan restaurant with a full inventive bar program is set to reopen mid-January 2020 under new ownership and full of inspired choices for delicious food and drinks!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Take the streetcar straight to their front porch. Every day from 4-8p you can get $0.25 raw oysters and 2 for 1 drinks (double for the price of a single). They are cash only and the kitchen is closed. So it's oysters or bust, but they are worth it!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“One of Emeril Lagasse’s fine dining restaurants. If you truly want to have a memorable dining experience, please do yourself a favor and have lunch or dinner at an Emeril’s. ”
  • 32 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Old School New Orleans' Fine Dining Experience. Jackets required. Great for a weekend brunch or dinner.”
  • 272 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“OMG!! When you gotta gotta have that donut fix! It's right here and you'll thank me.. Lol”
  • 128 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Awesome bagels & sandwiches. Jessica recommends the Rachel on marble. Have your order ready and don’t expect a smile from the staff. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Lower Garden District Juan's is the original and our favorite. Great burritos and fish tacos and the drinks are delish.”
  • 106 locals recommend
Pub
“Best beer and whiskey selection in the city. Really affordable prices. Set in an historic building on St Charles Avenue. You can see the street cars go by from the 2nd story balcony.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“Delicious Vietnamese on Magazine. Great place to begin your tour from Magazine in the Lower Garden District heading Uptown. The owner will make you feel right at home.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“The only vegan restaurant with a full inventive bar program is set to reopen mid-January 2020 under new ownership and full of inspired choices for delicious food and drinks!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Take the streetcar straight to their front porch. Every day from 4-8p you can get $0.25 raw oysters and 2 for 1 drinks (double for the price of a single). They are cash only and the kitchen is closed. So it's oysters or bust, but they are worth it!”
  • 41 locals recommend

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