Francesca & Gus

    Things To Do

Things To Do

We're so excited for you to celebrate with us in New Orleans! Below you'll find a list of fun activities to do:


813 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Classic upscale restaurant & lounge featuring Creole cuisine, cocktails & Dixieland jazz since 1918. Enjoy the French 75 bar!

Audubon Park

6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

Take a stroll in Audubon Park, a municipal park located in the Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. Hop on the street car after and admire all of the beautiful architecture on St. Charles Avenue!


5531 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Azbys is a high end women's boutique in New Orleans offering ready to wear, handbags, shoes jewelry and accessories.

Bar Marilou

544 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

French-style bar in a former library, mixing up creative cocktails accompanied by small plates.

Café Du Monde

813 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

Beignets. All you need to know.

The Carousel Bar & Lounge

214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Located across from Mr. B's Bistro, the Carousel Bar opened inside the historic Hotel Monteleone in 1949, becoming New Orleans’ first and only rotating bar. Its carousel theme and unique design is a treat you won’t find anywhere else, offering guests a pleasant, subtle rotation around a world-class cocktail bar every 15 minutes.

Central Grocery and Deli

923 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

Central Grocery Co. is a small, old-fashioned Italian-American grocery store with a sandwich counter. You must get the muffulatta from here!

Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

Notable spot for refined Creole fare & an elegant jazz brunch in a chandelier-hung space since 1880.

Domilise's Po-Boy & Bar

5240 Annunciation Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

One of our favorite poboy spots! Remember to ask for your poboy dressed!

Frankie & Johnny's

321 Arabella Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Get some crawfish here!

Frenchmen Street

Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA

Explore Frenchmen Street for their live music and beautiful antique stores nearby!


209 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

One of our favorite restaurants inNOLA! Make a reservation for dinner or their Friday lunch. Friday lunch is an event like no other! The main dining room is an experience many locals and tourists have come to know and love throughout the years! The first floor can get quite lively, especially during a Friday lunch. -Galatoire's dress code is business casual for lunch. Collared shirts are required for gentlemen. No shorts, t-shirts or flip flops. -Jackets are required for gentlemen starting at 5 p.m. nightly and all-day Sunday. Darker -jeans without holes or rips are allowed. Casual dining options are available in our Galatoire's "33" Bar and Steak dining areas. Recommendations: Get the Goute platter, turtle soup, escargot, or trout almandine. Don't forget to end your meal with a cafe brulot!


5525 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

A sophisticated mix of unique home goods & gifts presented in an intimate, stylish boutique.

Joseph Specialty Store

5500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

A highly curated boutique for high-end fashion lovers

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar

941 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

Dimly lit hang & one of the oldest bars around, serving beer & frozen drinks since the 1700s. Get the infamous PURPLE DRANK!

La Boulangerie

4600 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Located on Magazine street, La Boulangerie is a French bakery with decadent pastries, breads, king cakes & sandwiches in a simple storefront space. Come here before a day of shopping!

La Petite Grocery

4238 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Also on Magazine Street, La Petite Grocery puts a creative spin on traditional New Orleans cuisine with much-loved dishes like Turtle Bolognese and Blue Crab Beignets.


3637 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Located uptown, Lilette has been dominating Best-Of lists from the day chef and owner John Harris opened its doors on Magazine Street back in 2001 (no small feat in a town flush with French eateries). What sets this fun-by-day, romantic-by-night spot apart is its expertly curated menu: While some dishes (bouillabaisse, duck confit) have held pride of place for years, new items are regularly introduced to accommodate seasonal ingredients and keep regulars on their toes. What’s more, the dimly-lit, wine-colored dining room is considered by many to be Uptown’s prettiest.

Mac Maison Ltd.

3963 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Posh shop carrying fine antiques including furniture, lighting, architectural artifacts & decor.

Mr. B's Bistro

201 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Mr. B’s is known for such signature items as Gumbo Ya Ya, a super-dark roux and spicy chicken and andouille gumbo, Barbequed Shrimp, a Worcestershire spiked butter sauce with garlic and black pepper, wood grilled local fish and Creole Bread Pudding with Irish whiskey sauce.

The National WWII Museum

945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The National WWII Museum, formerly known as The National D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District.

New Orleans Museum of Art

1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70124

The New Orleans Museum of Art is the city's oldest fine arts institution and hosts an impressive permanent collection of almost 40000 objects.

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

538 Hagan Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119

Another favorite poboy spot! Longtime (since 1911) neighborhood hangout with a patio known for classic-style po' boys. Get the surf n' turf!

Port of Call

838 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116

Hefty burgers, loaded baked potatoes, cocktails & a jukebox draw lines at this 50-year-old dive.


630 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Locally sourced oysters & seafood are paired with cocktails & wine in a stylish Creole cottage. Happy Hour is everyday from 4:00-6:00.

San Lorenzo at Hotel Saint Vincent

1507 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The signature, all-day restaurant, named for the patron saint of cooks, is an ode to coastal Italian cooking with regional New Orleans influences as well. The timeless design is a bit grand with lush modern touches and includes outdoor seating. Menu highlights include Grilled Creole Oysters, Scampi Risotto, and Gulf Flounder Piccata.

The Sazerac Bar

130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70130

The legendary bar with a thousand stories. This restored landmark offers an intimate and exclusive atmosphere. Once a precious secret known only to locals, Sazerac Bar is now the most popular gathering place in the heart of New Orleans, and the ideal haven from the city's busy streets.

The Sazerac House

101 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The Sazerac House is one part history and traditions, two parts interactive exhibits and experiences, mixed with spirited events and a dash of rich New Orleans culture.

SOSUSU Boutique

3427 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

SOSUSU is a women's boutique offering an array of contemporary fashion from across the globe

Tableau by Dickie Brennan & Co.

616 Saint Peter, New Orleans, LA 70116

Classic French-Creole cooking served in an elegant 3-story townhouse with an open kitchen & balcony.

The Tchoup Yard

405 Third Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Lively outdoor cocktail destination with relaxed, colorful furnishings & a nearby food truck.

Wirthmore Antiques

3727 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Fancy antiques shop specializing in furniture, decor & jewelry from 18th & 19th century Europe.

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