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Best things to do in Seventh Ward, New Orleans

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“Frenchman is a great option instead of bourbon for live music. Great music venues everywhere. The street vendors have great food if they are out, and we love stopping at 13 for a bite to eat as well.”
237 locals recommend
Racetrack
“Horse Racing (in season, or a Casino anytime). Oh yeah, and the Jazz Fest too....”
107 locals recommend
Café
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“Pagoda is a favorite spot in the neighborhood, with delicious beverages and pastries. They're well-known for their breakfast offerings and a casual, peaceful ambiance. Indoor seating is minimal, but the outdoor space is ideal. Particularly when you can find some shade!”
131 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great food! This location is an old bank building that even Bonnie & Clyde are said to have visited. ”
75 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“No-frills joint for soul-food breakfasts & lunches plus a buffet option & dinners some nights.”
82 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“A small convenience store where you can purchase personal hygiene products, cosmetics, drinks, snacks, essential office products, and medication.”
37 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fantastic po-boys, open 24 hours. Very popular with celebrities, don't be surprised if you see one!”
55 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This place is SOO GOOD :) It's just walking distance from the cottage. You love enjoying a nice Bloody Mary to go on your way back home! ”
51 locals recommend
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“A few short blocks packed with music clubs, bars, and restaurants. Can get crowded on weekends and festivals. Located just off the Esplanade edge of the Quarter. You can take the Canal Streetcar and transfer to the French Market Streetcar or take a Lyft. Parking here is hard.”
41 locals recommend
Record Shop
“Domino Sound has one the best curated record collections in town (in my opinion). The owner has great taste in music from around the world! Bring cash (no credit cards accepted).”
27 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Within walking distance. Go to the seafood line and order a couple pounds of crawfish. Don't forget to add in a couple of corn and potatoes to your order! Their crawfish boudin is amazing (not true of the pork). Grab a beer to drink while you wait for your order. Once you have your order, walk home and enjoy it on the porch using our crawfish table!”
34 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Pretty good sushi. Sometimes the wait is kind of long, which makes it taste even better! ”
24 locals recommend
Building
“Uber and Lyft are the most popular form of transportation around NOLA (for locals and tourist alike)”
14 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Butermilk Drops!!! Great sugar hit! Get a dozen for your visit, and a dozen for the trip home.”
30 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local dive, interesting people, sometimes they have comedy shows or entertainment.”
21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Lively, long-running bar & lounge hosting live music in a funky, colorful setting.”
31 locals recommend