Escape Guide // New Orleans, LA
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1. The Rusty Nail

8.7
1100 Constance St (John Churchill Chase St), New Orleans, LA
Beer Garden · Lower Garden District · 58 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: While the bar is slightly off the beaten path, your efforts are well rewarded with a private outdoor seating area often featuring live music. Do yourself a favor and order a Disco Lemonade... or 10. Read more.

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2. The Bulldog

8.4
3236 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA
Beer Garden · Irish Channel · 100 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: After a walk down the Garden District section of Magazine Street, stop in for a drink at the beer tap fountain of the Bulldog's outdoor patio. People watching, TV viewing and delicious beers. Read more.

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3. Mahoneys

Houma, LA
Bar · Downtown Houma · 1 tip

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: What more can be said for a bar that has some of the city's best po boys AND tosses out buy backs like they're going out of style. After a meal and drinks, take a walk through the Garden District. Read more.

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4. Pêche

9.2
800 Magazine St (Julia), New Orleans, LA
Seafood Restaurant · Lower Garden District · 204 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Owned by famed NOLA chef Donald Link, Pesce's serving up some of the most delicious and creative seafood in a city long known for having access to some of the freshest in the country. Read more.

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5. Grand Isle Restaurant

7.6
575 Convention Center Blvd (at Lafayette St.), New Orleans, LA
Seafood Restaurant · Central Business District · 70 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Grand Isle is easily putting out the best shrimp po boy you're going to find. Grab a seat near the open air doors for some of the best seafood in the city. Read more.

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6. Atchafalaya Restaurant

8.8
901 Louisiana Ave, New Orleans, LA
Cajun and Creole Restaurant · Central City - Garden · 136 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Hands down the best brunch spot in New Orleans. Arrive early and take advantage of the build your own Bloody Mary bar. Read more.

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7. The Ruby Slipper

8.6
204 Decatur St (at Common St), New Orleans, LA
Breakfast Spot · French Quarter · 334 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Be sure to try their signature eggs benny- we're particularly partial to the Eggs Cochon featuring apple braised pork debris on a buttermilk biscuit. Read more.

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8. Cochon Butcher

9.4
930 Tchoupitoulas St (at Andrew Higgins St), New Orleans, LA
Sandwich Spot · Lower Garden District · 585 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Le Pig Mac. Just imagine what the rest of the menu is like when their most famous dish is a Big Mac recreated with sausage patties. Read more.

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9. Central Grocery Co.

923 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA
Deli · French Quarter - CBD · 156 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: The originators of the Muffaletta are still doing it better than anyone else in the country. A stop in Central Grocery is a must for any first timer in NOLA. Read more.

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10. La Petite Grocery

8.9
4238 Magazine St (General Pershing), New Orleans, LA
Bar · Central City - Garden · 80 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Le Petite Grocery is the perfect spot for a "nicer" lunch or date night dinner. Every item on the list is amazing, but the Blue Crab Beignets are a must order. Read more.

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11. Sucré

8.7
3025 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA
Dessert Shop · Irish Channel · 130 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: For a sweet nightcap, hit one of the city's several Sucre sweet shops for amazing gelato and some of the most inventive and delicious macarons in the country. Read more.

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12. French Market

8.7
1008 N Peters St (btwn Ursulines Ave. & Barracks St.), New Orleans, LA
Farmers Market · French Quarter · 225 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Walk the six blocks of stops and shops that make up the historic French Market District. You’ll be sure to pick up some nice duds or grab a gift for someone at home, or better yet yourself. Read more.

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13. The Saint Hotel, Autograph Collection

931 Canal St (at Burgundy St), New Orleans, LA
Hotel · Central Business District · 35 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: The Saint's modern touch isn't what you'd expect in a history filled city like New Orleans. The central location, clean & sleek interior & affordable prices make it the perfect spot to lay your head. Read more.

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14. Garden District

9.3
New Orleans, LA
Neighborhood · 45 tips and reviews

Hudson SutlerHudson Sutler: Everyone is going to try and tell you to stay near the French Quarter- do yourself a favor and instead stay in the Garden District where the best restaurants, bars and shops are all an easy walk. Read more.