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Best things to do in St. Bernard Parish

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

Cemetery
“Historic battle was fought here. Information is provided on the spot. You can take the Chalmette ferry to get there. ”
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Natural Feature
“Take a 1 hour ferry out of Gulfport harbor. Great way to get in the water, see dolphins and wildlife!”
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Italian Restaurant
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“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. ”
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Museum
“History of Mardi Gras Indians. By appointment only and run by Ronald W. Lewis, a highly revered scholar on the subject.”
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Vietnamese Restaurant
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“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.”
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Establishment
“Great LOCAL shopping for all! Ranges from antiques, fashion boutiques, restaurants, eclectic gift ships, salons, vintage stores, etc. ”
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Cafe
“Yummy po'boys, muffalettas, hot plates, etc. at this friendly neighborhood corner grocery. ”
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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”
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Restaurant
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“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.”
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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!”
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Food
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“Seafood Lovers! My favorite hole in the wall seafood place for fresh or boiled shrimp, crawfish, you name it. Those that are looking for fine dining need not go here. Those that are looking for fresh, flavorful seafood, this is for you. Order in one line. Pick up at another. You'll be shoulder to shoulder with everyone else, but it's alright! Turn around is quick.”
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American Restaurant
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“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.”
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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!”
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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."”
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Restaurant
“SOME OF THE BEST SEAFOOD. Fresh off the Fishermens boats. Bayou cooking at its Best!!!! Great Boiled Crawfish, Shrimp, Crabs. Seafood Po-boys and Seafood dinners, at the right price! ”
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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!”
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