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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.
Cemetery
“Historic battle was fought here. Information is provided on the spot. You can take the Chalmette ferry to get there. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Museum
“History of Mardi Gras Indians. By appointment only and run by Ronald W. Lewis, a highly revered scholar on the subject.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“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
Cafe
“Yummy po'boys, muffalettas, hot plates, etc. at this friendly neighborhood corner grocery. ”
  • 9 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
Restaurant
“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
Breakfast Spot
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  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
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“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
Art Gallery
“This great art studio just moved to our neighborhood after twenty years in Bywater. Stop in to see the glass blowers, cabinet makers and artisans do their thing.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bar/Music Venue. Check their website to see who/if someone is performing. If not, grab a drink [this is in St. Bernard Parish, so you can smoke in the bar] and walk up to the levee to admire the Mississippi River and a stunning sunset view of the Crescent City!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Stunning Jackson Barracks is not only home to the Louisiana National Guard but is on the national register of historic properties. Take a walk on the levee and enjoy these antebellum homes!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual delicious dinner. the hangar steak is so good. its in arabi, so you need a car to get there. Well worth the drive and its byob!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Casino
“Great menu with traditional New Orleans Cuisine. The Chef is amazing. He cooks with love. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Antiquers, delight! Featuring a large array of finds from antiques to crafts, Old Arabi Marketplace is the place to find that perfect little piece of decor.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“The sight of world-famous, 1815 "Battle of New Orleans", this sprawling, 143-acre park is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Take a self-guided tour around the battlefield, picnic on the levee, admire the historic plantation house, or stroll through the lovely, well-kempt cemetery where many of our nation's heroes lie at rest. This is a serene, secluded place. Cyclists and joggers, find your peace here. Activities: Baratarian cannon crew artillery demonstrations 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Sundays October 28, December 9, and December 16. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“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
Restaurant
“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
Breakfast Spot
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual delicious dinner. the hangar steak is so good. its in arabi, so you need a car to get there. Well worth the drive and its byob!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
Restaurant
“I love Cuban Coffee!!! Want to hear some conspiracy theories?? Drop by here!!”
  • 1 local recommends

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