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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Wine Bar
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“Magical outdoor wine garden with the best cheese plates. Go in the afternoon so you can enjoy the weather or at night after dinner for a little gypsy jazz.”
  • 454 locals recommend
Gift Shop
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“Iconic New Orleans cafe known for café au laits, chicory coffee & beignets since 1862. Open 24hours a day!”
  • 282 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Get the shrimp poboy dressed plus a bottle of root beer! You will thank us later. ”
  • 317 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“It's all about the experience! Fine dining with a New Orleans flare! One of our favorites!”
  • 278 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“ AMAZING pizza. Its my personal favorite and it’s super quirky and definitely a hipster spot. Next door is Bratz y'all, Down the street is a cool beer brewery called Parleaux Beer Lab and Bud Rips & markey's bar (Probably the best hipster dive bars, quite the eclectic New Orleans crowd but so fun)”
  • 211 locals recommend
Market
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“This is a food hall on the outskirts of the Marigny neighborhood, with a variety of local food truck turned brick and mortar vendors, so there is something for everyone. This place is great for breakfast, lunch or a quick bite between events. We love to grab a dozen raw oysters and wash it down with a nice glass of Rose.”
  • 240 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and a pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Go ahead, take your drink in the pool! Drag brunch, anyone??”
  • 242 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Mimi's in the Marigny features live music every night of the week, without fail! The bar has two levels "“ the downstairs is a more relaxed scene with a bar and pool tables, while the upstairs is exclusively reserved for dancing and jazz. Mimi's offers a unique menu of Spanish-inspired tapas items, including goat cheese croquetas, calamari con chorizo, and patatas bravas. The local vibes, funky music, and authentic New Orleans atmosphere at Mimi's can't be beat, so be sure to check it out! ”
  • 217 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“In 1998, Elizabeth's Restaurant opened in the historic Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, as a fun hangout, with really good food, where everyone could afford to eat and enjoy. Its motto is "Real food, done real good." ”
  • 219 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“This BBQ restaurant has the best food in the area and has been featured on the tv show Diners, Drive In’s and Dives but come early for seating.”
  • 181 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Quirky Atmosphere - Southern Soul Food sophisticated courtyard dining. Go hungry - big portions. ”
  • 195 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. ”
  • 209 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“I used to work in the same restaurant group and have frequented this place many times. Consistently amazing sandwiches and sides. You should try the charcuterie plate there as well. ”
  • 119 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“The Port of Call was established in 1963 as a steakhouse located on beautiful, historic Esplanade Avenue in the French Quarter. The Port started as a quiet, small neighborhood restaurant open only at night. The Port of Call is world famous for its burgers and steaks.”
  • 177 locals recommend
Café
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“This is a nice breakfast place. What I personally like about it is that it is in a neighborhood and patrons can sit outside to enjoy the neighborhood. There is a very nice, relaxed atmosphere about the place. The food’s good too.”
  • 171 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Check out this outdoor patio atmosphere all year round to socialize or catch sporting events on television . They have a . wide selection of beer, wine, spirits, food and seafood (crawfish seasonal). They offer a patio heat in the winter.”
  • 162 locals recommend