So, you’re coming to NOLA!

So you are here…
I have a few favorite favorites that I always suggest below, but, also check out:
Reddit’s A Local’s Guide to NOLA


Favorite Brunch places (I heart brunch, btw):

Elizabeth’s (Marigny/Bywater)

Satsuma (Marigny/Bywater)

Stanley (Quarter—Jackson Square)

Surrey’s (Uptown)

Ruby Slipper (Midcity and Downtown locations)


Favorite Lunch:

St. James Cheese Co.

Café Reconcile (CBD)

Butcher (Warehouse District)

The Joint BBQ (Marigny/Bywater)

The Store (CBD)

Pizza Delicious (Marigny)

Company Burger (Freret)

American Sector (Warehouse)


The Classy Places

Cochon (Warehouse)

Luke (Quarter/CBD)

Domenica (Quarter/CBD)

MiLa (CBD)


Most All Street Food and Trucks!


Favorite PoBoy’s:

Mahony’s PoBoy Shop (Uptown—Food Channel Favorite)

Parkway Tavern (MidCity)

Crabby Jacks  (Lunch Only)


For My Vegan and Vegetarian Friends:

Satsuma (Marigny/Bywater)

Green Goddess (Quarter)

Mona’s   4 Locations in MidCity, Marigny, Uptown, Riverbend

Surrey’s (Uptown)

St. James Cheese Co.



Favorite Coffee Shop:

The Orange Couch (Marigny)

Mojo (on Freret)

Hi Volt (on Magazine)


Music and Food:

Mojito’s Rum Bar and Grill

Three Muses

& Pat O’s for my Mom and Dudley


Music, Dancing, and Spirits:

One Eyed Jacks (Quarter)
80’s night on Thursday, Burlesque

d.b.a (Marigny)

Bacchanal (Bywater)

Frenchman St. in General !!


Best Daiquiri (Healthiest too!):

Organic Banana (Quarter in the French Market)


Best Mojitos and Margaritas:

Marigny Brasserie (Marigny/Frenchman St)

El Gato Negro (Quarter)

Organic Banana (Quarter in the French Market)


Places to Stay:

Rathbone Mansions

Bienville House

Hotel De La Monnaie


Museums Worth the Time

WWII (Warehouse District)

City Park Sculpture Garden (MidCity)

Backstreet Cultural Museum (Mardi Gras Indians!)


Shopping to come…:


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