NOLA Must Do's
Cochon Butcher is one of NOLA Must Do's.

1. Cochon Butcher

9.6
930 Tchoupitoulas St (at Andrew Higgins St), New Orleans, LA
Sandwich Place · Lower Garden District · 532 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: for your requisite one really nice meal in NOLA, book in advance and come to Cochon. it's off the charts (they need new charts!). get real weird and eat fried alligator...it's fantastic.

Harrah's is one of NOLA Must Do's.

2. Harrah's

6.9
8 Canal St (at Poydras St), New Orleans, LA
Casino · Central Business District · 173 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: open 24-7, has a big poker room, and incredible air conditioning. only a couple blocks from Canal St, you'll need to take respite here at least once during the weekend.

3. Tipitina's

9.2
501 Napoleon Ave (at Tchoupitoulas), New Orleans, LA
Music Venue · Central City - Garden · 43 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: dance your face off to some NOLA funk with a $2 Abita in hand all night long (music usually goes til 5am!).

Frenchmen Street is one of NOLA Must Do's.

4. Frenchmen Street

8.6
300 - 635 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA
Road · Marigny · 47 tips and reviews

David A.David Azar: Frenchman Street is where you go if you are brave enough to venture off bourbon st. I went during Halloween and it was amazing!! no over hyped commercialization that comes with the french quarter...

d.b.a. is one of NOLA Must Do's.

5. d.b.a.

9.1
618 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA
Jazz Club · Marigny · 132 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: best music spot on the best street in NOLA. eff bourbon st...frenchmen is where the party's at.

Acme Oyster House is one of NOLA Must Do's.

6. Acme Oyster House

9.2
724 Iberville St (btwn Bourbon and Royal), New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Central Business District · 484 tips and reviews

Courtney K.Courtney K: I eat all over the US and one of the best things that I ever tasted are the chargrilled oysters, please order them.

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum is one of NOLA Must Do's.

7. New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

8.9
514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA
History Museum · French Quarter · 30 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The museum includes cures for anything that ails you including voodoo potions & other weird medicines. The City of New Orleans operated the museum from 1950-1987, it's now run by a non profit org.

Rampart Food Store is one of NOLA Must Do's.

8. Rampart Food Store

6.2
1700 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
Grocery Store · Marigny · 12 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: real out of the way, but the best shrimp po boys ever. and they're huge. and they're $4.

Napoleon House is one of NOLA Must Do's.

9. Napoleon House

8.6
500 Chartres St (St. Louis), New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · French Quarter · 163 tips and reviews

Food & WineFood & Wine: A local institution, this shabbily elegant restaurant and bar with a Spanish-style courtyard is known for its Pimm's Cups and muffuletta sandwiches.

Café du Monde is one of NOLA Must Do's.

10. Café du Monde

9.0
800 Decatur St (at The French Market), New Orleans, LA
Café · French Quarter · 1412 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: Come at 4am and eat your beignets with the local musicians. Pro tip: dont breathe out of your nose whilst beigneting unless you want a powder sugar face.

Elizabeth's is one of NOLA Must Do's.

11. Elizabeth's

8.9
601 Gallier St, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Bywater · 166 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: They call their sausage "The Morning Chubber." I will let you decide if these are patties or links. PS- praline bacon FTW!

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop is one of NOLA Must Do's.

12. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

8.9
941 Bourbon St (at St Philip St), New Orleans, LA
Dive Bar · French Quarter · 340 tips and reviews

WillMcDWillMcD: built around 1772 considered "oldest continually occupied bar in the United States" Now ain't that something.

Johnny's Po-Boys is one of NOLA Must Do's.

13. Johnny's Po-Boys

7.8
511 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · French Quarter · 164 tips and reviews

WillMcDWillMcD: A promised hit-the-spot kinda place. Do it!

James H Cohen & Sons Inc. [Antique Weapons And Coins] is one of NOLA Must Do's.

14. James H Cohen & Sons Inc. [Antique Weapons And Coins]

7.8
437 Royal St (at St Louis St), New Orleans, LA
Antique Shop · French Quarter · 7 tips and reviews

WillMcDWillMcD: If you love antiquing but for swords and guns... here you go. Plus they have all sorts of coins and currency. I could spend hours in here

The Court of Two Sisters is one of NOLA Must Do's.

15. The Court of Two Sisters

8.8
613 Royal St (btwn Toulouse & St. Peter St.), New Orleans, LA
Breakfast Spot · French Quarter · 202 tips and reviews

WillMcDWillMcD: Best brunch in NOLA. Get reservations for outside. Best meal you will have.

Maple Leaf Bar is one of NOLA Must Do's.

16. Maple Leaf Bar

8.8
8316 Oak St (at Dante St.), New Orleans, LA
Bar · Uptown - Carrollton · 65 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: Known for music and having an enjoyable time, stop by this bar for live music 7 days a week. It’s most popular on Tuesday nights when the Rebirth Brass Band plays.

Port of Call is one of NOLA Must Do's.

17. Port of Call

8.9
838 Esplanade Ave (at Dauphine St.), New Orleans, LA
Burger Joint · French Quarter · 215 tips and reviews

EpicuriousEpicurious: You may wait a while for a table, but try the burger - it's worth every minute in line. Plus, who ever heard of serving a burger with a baked potato instead of fries? Surprisingly, it works.

Rock 'n' Bowl is one of NOLA Must Do's.

18. Rock 'n' Bowl

8.9
3016 S Carrollton Ave (at Earhart Blvd.), New Orleans, LA
Bowling Alley · Gert Town · 28 tips and reviews

Kathleen T.Kathleen Turpel: When they moved from their original location, I was worried...but I want to tell you - I like the new place better. Bowling + drinking + dancing = GREAT TIME.