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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.
Sushi Restaurant
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“Excellent rooftop terrace with amazing sunset views over Mississippi River, delicious martinis, great service, outstanding sushi.”
  • 37 locals recommend
College Football Field
“In Louisiana we love our football. And According to google maps our Airbnb is just 27 miles away. There is always something fun going on . Be sure to go and see "MIKE the Tiger" while you are there . ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“A great local restaurant with traditional Louisiana food. The varsity theater is next door, so this place scores a lot of nightlife points. There's also a roof top bar.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great Cajun food at a reasonable place within walking distance of my pad! (Go for a bar area / patio seat to avoid a wait.)”
  • 19 locals recommend
History Museum
“Beautiful historic architectural building, grounds, gardens, iron fencing, enchanting curved staircase with stained glass dome above.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“USS Kidd (DD-661), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named after Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, who died on the bridge of his flagship USS Arizona during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great cocktails. Used to be a car shop so is a unique space. Includes ping pong on the outside patio and shuffle board inside.”
  • 15 locals recommend
College & University
“LSU games !! ‘‘Tis the season. This is a short drive to the stadium and away from the noise when you are ready to relax. Guys going to the game and ladies want to stay and shop? This is the perfect destination for you!!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“The Capitol Park Museum is a branch of the Louisiana State Museum located at 660 N. 4th Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There are two permanent exhibits on the history and culture of Louisiana.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Incredible old building with architectural details and place of much Louisiana colorful political past. Park surrounding the capital building has huge old historic oaks and gardens meandering throughout. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Diner
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“LSU-area fixture dating to 1941 serves a diner menu 24/7 in a classic lunch-counter setting.”
  • 9 locals recommend
University
“This caged, on-campus habitat with a manmade pond is home to LSU's live mascot, Mike the Tiger.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Art museum and theatre located in the middle of downtown, should not be missed.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“Be sure to go to the observation deck and see the panoramic view of the Mississippi River and the surrounding area.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Conveniently located in our lobby. In this location they could just coast. A captive clientele. But they don't , they go the extra mile. Talk to them, they're great people and they'll take care of your every need. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“Great burgers. Fun place! Local spot! Started as a food truck and turned into so much more! The food truck is now in the restaurant! ”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Sushi Restaurant
“Excellent rooftop terrace with amazing sunset views over Mississippi River, delicious martinis, great service, outstanding sushi.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
“A great local restaurant with traditional Louisiana food. The varsity theater is next door, so this place scores a lot of nightlife points. There's also a roof top bar.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great Cajun food at a reasonable place within walking distance of my pad! (Go for a bar area / patio seat to avoid a wait.)”
  • 19 locals recommend
Food Truck
“Great burgers. Fun place! Local spot! Started as a food truck and turned into so much more! The food truck is now in the restaurant! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Baton Rouge’s only full-service oyster bar, located in a prime North Boulevard location at Town Square.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Market
“Good quality and variety. Good coffee. Central in up and coming Gov. St. neighborhood.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Stylish spot for traditional Italian dishes & signature homemade bread in grown-up surroundings.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“American eatery provides a classic grill menu highlighting meat & seafood in airy digs with a patio.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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