Shopping and Eating in New Orleans, Louisiana

By | December 8, 2022

According to timedictionary, New Orleans residents pride themselves on their cuisine. And rightly so. Among the addresses with culinary delights that should not be missed are:

Antoine’s Restaurant
Excellent restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere. For more than 160 years it has been a magnet for tourists and locals who want to enjoy the finest French Creole cuisine. 713 St. Louis Street

Commander’s Palace
The insider tip in the heart of the Garden District. 1403 Washington Avenue

Desire Seafood & Oyster Bar
Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner: In the Desire Seafood & Oyster Bar you are in the right place at any time of the day, especially if you want to indulge in the specialties of the local cuisine. Royal Sonesta, 300 Bourbon Street

Court of Two Sisters
A visit to the Court of Two Sisters combines local delicacies with history and music. Daily jazz brunch. 613 Royal St.

5 Fifty 5
A cuisine that captivates all the senses in a modern yet warm ambience. Friendly, well-trained staff. At the Marriott Hotel, 555 Canal Street

Shopping for shopping fans

Attention shopping fans: Louisiana offers Tax Free Shopping for visitors from outside the USA! There are more than 1,100 stores across the state where you can shop tax-free. Detailed information on tax-free shopping and a list of affiliated shops can be found at

Shopping for every taste: With its second-hand shops, small boutiques and art galleries, Magazine Street
invites you to stroll.

Antiques and art lovers are in good hands on Royal Street . The River Walk Mall
promises the most exclusive shopping experience . 500 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

In front of the doors of New Orleans, the TangerOutlet in Gonzales (2410 Tanger Boulevard, I-10 Exit 177 Gonzales) invites you to limitless outlet shopping.

Exciting evening entertainment & sparkling nightlife

Whether jazz, theatre, casino, chic bars or notorious nightclubs: New Orleans has it all and it’s available 24 hours a day! Our partners from the city tourist office recommend:

Coyote Ugly Saloon
This infamous bar is an experience not to be missed.
(225 N. Peters St. New Orleans 70130)

A classic bar in a “hip” neighborhood. Impressive collection of imported beers as well as home brews on tap. All in a welcoming atmosphere with wood paneling, warm lights and music. 618 Frenchman St. New Orleans 70116

Old Absinthe House
Historic bar with tempting drinks. Right on Bourbon Street. 240 Bourbon St. New Orleans 70130

Three Legged Dog
open 24 hours. Late at night they have happy hour here. Between 3 p.m. and 8 a.m. In the French Quarter. 400 Burgundy St, New Orleans 70112

Whiskey Blue
Bar at the “W” Hotel. A mixture of chic, modern and cosiness. 333 Poydras St, New Orleans 70130

New Orleans Original Daiquiris
Known for arguably the best Daiquiris in New Orleans. 701 Metairie Rd, Metairie 70005-4049

Preservation Hall
Traditional New Orleans jazz, nightly from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. 726 St. Peter New Orleans 70116

Cats Meow Karaoke Bar, 701 Bourbon St. New Orleans 70116

Club 735
New Orleans’ unique nightclub experience with world-class disc jockeys. 735 Bourbon St, New Orleans 70116

Funky Pirate
Bourbon Street Blues Club with one of the best blues performances in town. 727 Bourbon St., New Orleans 70116

House of Blues
Live music every night. Sunday gospel brunch. 225 Decatur St., New Orleans 7013

The Howlin’ Wolf
A club for listening to good rock. One of New Orleans’ most popular venues. Even superstars like Jackson Brown and Jimmy Paige have played here. (828 S. Peters St. New Orleans 70130)

Old Opera House
Many of New Orleans’ greats started out at the Old Opera House. With a bit of luck, you might discover one or two prominent musicians ‘jamming’ here. 601 Bourbon at Toulouse, New Orleans 70130

The No. 1 when it comes to dance clubs and shows in the gay and lesbian bar OZ. 800 Bourbon St., New Orleans 70116

Pat O’Brien’s Bar
The ultimate bar for the famous Hurricane cocktail with a relaxing courtyard. 718 St. Peter St. New Orleans 70116

Pete Fountain’s Night Club
A hot spot for even hotter jazz! Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Admission 9:00 p.m. Show starts at 10:00 p.m. Reservations recommended. New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel, Third Level

One of the best music clubs in town since 1977. If you want to know where the locals get their music, come here. R&B, rock and jazz. The restaurant is also the venue for the “Fess Jazztival” series at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and supports musicians in need in the city through a foundation. 501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115

Shopping and Eating in New Orleans, Louisiana