Posted by Andrea Campbell On May 9, 2013
Check our list of the best restaurants in New Orleans. In Uptown there are quite a few very nice upscale restaurants to get discovered. Magazine Street, Prytania Street and Freret Street (the best NO symbol of the rebirth of the city after Katrina) are filled with many local shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Uptown was the place to be in the 19th century when New Orleans was booming.
Here are some quality Uptown Restaurants:
4729 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115, 504-894-8869
This restaurant offers a great experience, the atmosphere is lovely, and the staff is friendly. For dinner, it’s a quiet place, intimate and with soft lighting, and the crab taco appetizer is unique.
5831 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115, 504- 899-6987
Daisy is a small, intimate restaurant that serves both locals and visitors. Set in an old house, the rooms are small, which makes it a great place for date night
6100 Annunciation Street, New Orleans, LA 70115, 504-895-1111
A local’s favorite and most of the dishes are creative applications of New Orleans favorites. Famous for the seasonal smoked soft-shell crab.
2800 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115, 504-265-0421
This amazing corner bistro features a menu of seasonal modern-American dishes. The place is renown for its seafood dishes, and the menu changes almost nightly.
736 Dante Street, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504-861-3121
In this restaurant, there’s always something new on the menu. Everything they do, they do with perfection. The biscuits are heaven, and everything is truly fairly priced.
Posted by Andrea Campbell On May 1, 2013
Tourism is the number 1 industry in New Orleans so in spring and fall, you better book a hotel in advance. Especially for the big events such as Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, Essence Fest, French Quarter Fest, Southern Decadence, Halloween, and Sugar Bowl you really should book a room at a very early stage.
Also keep in mind that for these big events rates are going to jump (doubling is not exceptional), and most hotels require a minimum stay of 4 nights during those busy periods. If you don’t mind a bit of a chill and rain, December is a perfect time to visit New Orleans. It is just before the Sugar Bowl and New Year’s activities, and hotel prices will fall considerably and big money saving deals can be found everywhere.
There are no very cheap hotels in the French Quarter, but you still can find a few places that offer quality accommodation at a reasonable price. If you’re on a budget and must stay in the Big Easy, give some thought to a guesthouse. Generally, however, you will find a better and cheaper choice of cheap accommodations outside the French Quarter.
In case you visit New Orleans for the first time, an accommodation in the French Quarter will make sense, as you are likely to spend most of your time in this part of the city. If you want to visit some other part of New Orleans, think about the beautiful Garden District. This part of the town isn’t really far away from the Quarter and near quite a few fantastic clubs and restaurants. In case you would like to get a good idea of how the locals thrive, visiting the gradually more fascinating neighborhoods of Mid-City,
In case you would like to get a good idea of how the locals thrive, visiting the gradually more fascinating neighborhoods of Mid-City, Marigny, and Bywater is an interesting option. For all who want a hotel in New Orleans’ French Quarter, we here give you details of all French Quarter hotels, divided into three sections of affordability.
All French Quarter Hotels:
New Orleans Guest House
1005 St. Peter Street, Phone: 504-524-9232
320 Decatur Street, Phone: 504-529-2345
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
717 Orleans Street, Phone: 504-523-2222
Bourgoyne Guest House
839 Bourbon Street, Phone: 504-524-3621
Hotel St. Marie
827 Toulouse Street, Phone: 504-561-8951
Hotel Villa Convento
616 Ursuline Avenue, Phone: 504-522-1793
1024 Chartres Street, Phone: 504-581-4995
621 Esplanade Avenue, Phone: 504-947-1161
Le Richelieu Hotel
1234 Chartres Street, Phone: 504-529-2492
Place d’Armes Hotel
625 St. Ann Street, Phone: 504-524-4531
Prince Conti Hotel
830 Conti Street, Phone: 504-529-4172
Best Western PLUS Hotel
920 N Rampart Street, Phone: 504-524-3333
Royal Barracks Guest House
717 Barracks Street, Phone: 504-529-7269
Bon Maison Guest House
835 Bourbon Street, Phone: 504-561-8498
Posted by Andrea Campbell On April 29, 2013
Uptown is a relatively high-end area and one of the safest in New Orleans. In Magazine Street you will find many local shops, restaurants, and art galleries, and this part of the city was developed when New Orleans was booming in the 19th century when New Orleans was one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Uptown’s most visited streets are St. Charles Avenue (famous for its historic streetcar line), Magazine Street, Prytania Street, Freret Street (a symbol of New Orleans’ rebirth after Katrina).
Here Are Some Affordable Uptown Eateries:
4508 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70115, 504-324-1636
This welcoming pizzeria, just like so many places on booming Freret Street, satisfies the desires of locals but serves food deserving visitors’ attention.
7724 Maple Street, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504-314-0010
A nice and traditional restaurant and the home made bread is absolutely wonderful. Gyro is great and the dishes here remind of the food the neighborhood families would prepare.
530 Lyons Street, New Orleans, LA 70115, 504-621-9837
This BBQ is famous for its burgers, wings, smoked specials, and their homemade sauces. A local’s favorite.