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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.

“Historic battle was fought here. Information is provided on the spot. You can take the Chalmette ferry to get there. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Take a 1 hour ferry out of Gulfport harbor. Great way to get in the water, see dolphins and wildlife!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“A Chalmette (and New Orleans favorite), Rocky and Carlos serves up HUGE portions of comfort foods like red beans, moussaka, and fried chicken. Go for their famous mac and cheese, stay for the retro ambiance. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
“History of Mardi Gras Indians. By appointment only and run by Ronald W. Lewis, a highly revered scholar on the subject.”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Award winning Gumbo for the 10 years+/-. Many great fresh seafood items on the menu. Everything is freshly made and delicious.”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Great LOCAL shopping for all! Ranges from antiques, fashion boutiques, restaurants, eclectic gift ships, salons, vintage stores, etc. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Spanish colonists from the Canary Islands came to Louisiana between 1778 and 1783 to populate Louisiana and halt British colonial expansion west of the Mississippi River. The museum is housed in a replica 19th century Creole cottage constructed in 1840.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“You must go to this phonomenal restaurant and bakery that creates the best and most affordable bánh mì in town. They provide authentic Vietnamese dishes and are the bread source for many local restaurants.”
  • 16 locals recommend
“Yummy po'boys, muffalettas, hot plates, etc. at this friendly neighborhood corner grocery. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
“Gerald's Donuts and Burgers has been serving the best donuts since 1980. We are a family owned and operated establishment. Gerald's has recently took first place in the fifth annual New Orleans King Cake tasting contest. Please come visit us for a donut, pastry, or classic diner breakfast or lunch. Hour of Operation: Open 24 Hours”
  • 12 locals recommend
“This place is famous for its all you can eat seafood boils. It's a ways away, but a meal that you will not soon forget.”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“EXCELLENT!!! Newer restaurant in the parish and excellent food: lobster, steak, etc. Fine dining in a casual, intimate setting. Excellent steaks and broiled oysters. Reservations recommended. Great Steak and Lobster Night, Seafood, see menu.”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Our two lovely neighbors (just next door in the coral house) Kevin and Donna own and operate this Arabi restaurant that many of our guests have raved about. Talk about Holy Cross the Saints, or Grateful Dead with Kevin and enjoy the comfort food!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Mobile Phone Shop
“"St. Claude Avenue is the musical haven of New Orleans. A myriad of music clubs and galleries to keep all tastes satisfied."”
  • 5 locals recommend
Car Rental
“ Uber, Lyft, and several taxi companies service the area as well. Especially convenient for trips into the French Quarter.”
  • 2 locals recommend
“If you're up for a little bit of an off-the-beaten-track adventure, this is the best middle-eastern food in the city!”
  • 6 locals recommend