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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.

Dive Bar
“Dimly lit hang & one of the oldest bars around, serving beer & frozen drinks since the 1700s.”
  • 143 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Cocktail Bar
“The one and only. Grab a hurricane from Pat O's, sing at the Cat's meow, or just walk around with a drink in hand.”
  • 86 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Beautiful French Quarter courtyard with fantastic food. One of the most delicious spots to brunch.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Greasy spoon 24 Hour diner straight out of New York in the heart of the Quarter.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Eat New Orleans, 900 Dumaine St in the French Quarter. Open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner. You can BYOB and they usually have a several course dinner option, comfort food, delicious every time!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Don't be turned off by their location (bourbon st), this is the most throw back little jazz pub in the city. Phenomenal musicians play all the old time favorites nightly!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Not necessarily a local favorite but you kinda have to spend a night out on Bourbon Street if you've never been here before... ”
  • 17 locals recommend
“history and culture of this spiritual practice of voodoo. Guided swamp, plantation and cemetery tours are available.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Iconic gay club featuring a Tuesday night "boylesque" show every Tuesday at 8 pm”
  • 15 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“VOODOO - There's more to voodoo than pin cushions and dolls. Learn about the historical and spiritual significance of the religion–and the woman who helped revive it in the city–at this store that triples as a museum and shrine. You'll find a mix of kitschy souvenirs up front and a spiritual advisor in the back, who performs readings just by feeling your pressure points. Whether you're a believer or not, Marie Laveau's is a spot that's uniquely New Orleans. Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo and Reverend Zombie's Voodoo Shop are centrally located in the French Quarter. Locals, tourists and the strangely curious have enjoyed the stores since Marie Laveau's first opened in 1988.”
  • 10 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Cocktail Bar
  • 6 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Coffee Shop
“Local coffee shop, good people watching in the heart of the French Quarter.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Paper / Office Supplies Store
“Forgot to print your airline ticket? Need to mail a package? Just want to buy some cheesy postcards and send them. This place has got you.”
  • 9 locals recommend
“A hand grenade is must-have if you are visiting Bourbon Street for the first time. But be careful, these are strong! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
  • 2 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“One of the oldest houses in the country. A great place to stop by if you are in the FQ. They have a small museum and if you are super lucky you can catch a live theater performance.”
  • 4 locals recommend