Local Flair

Whether you’re a local or traveling here, please consider the following businesses for some inspiration.

All of the businesses below proudly display the NOLHA sticker to show LGBT and allied visitors just how welcoming we really are. Any business can display the sticker, by taking a pledge to being an inclusive and welcoming member of our city. These stickers will show our visitors safe spaces and businesses that are dedicated to supporting an inclusive environment.

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45 Tchoup

4529 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Low-key watering hole with a convivial vibe featuring straightforward drinks, foosball & darts.

Arrow Cafe

28 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70116
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Local coffee house with a quirky, laid-back vibe offering espresso drinks, tea & pastries.

Avenue Pub

1732 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-586-9243
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The Avenue Pub is the place to go for American Craft Beer. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, this is the place to “drink what you love.”

Bacchanal Wine

600 Poland Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 948-9111
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Bacchanal is a wine laboratory where food music and culture collude with wine to create the most unique evenings you will ever experience in New Orleans

Bayona

430 Dauphine St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504)-525-4455
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Bayona has a charming cottage, courtyard, and carriageway that will take you back in time, though their cuisine which includes the current techniques of modern cooking.

Bayou Bar

2031 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-323-1456
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The Bayou Bar, Where The New Orleans Saints Football Franchise Was Christened In 1966, Offers A Casual Tavern-Style Ambiance.

Big Easy Daiquiris

216 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 301-3799
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New Orleans' favorite daiquiri bar with world famous daiquiris! With four locations in the French Quarter and over 15 selections try favorites like 190 Antifreeze, the famous Hurricane and Pina Colada made with 151 rum.

Blue Oak BBQ

900 N. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 822-BLUE
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Classic BBQ establishment specializing in quality sandwiches and meat plates.

Bourbon House

144 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.522.0111
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Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House is all about local seafood. If it’s not in season, you won’t find it on the menu. Enjoy authentic New Orleans dishes at New Orleans' premier oyster bar and seafood restaurant.

Broussard's

819 Rue Conti
New Orleans, LA 70112
504.581.3866
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Situated in the heart of New Orleans’ Vieux Carre, or French Quarter, Broussard's combines a mix of classic food, tradition and old architecture to achieve an experience that you'll never forget.

Cafe Beignet Bourbon

311 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-2611
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Café Beignet Bourbon a family-oriented restaurant, they take pride in their beignets, coffee, and food, striving to bring the best to their customers.

Cafe Beignet Decatur

600 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Café Beignet Decatur intertwining the New Orleans and French café traditions through their business.

Cafe Beignet Royal

334 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-5530
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Café Beignet Royal was established by a small group of close friends in 1990 at 334 Royal Street.

Cafe Maspero

601 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-523-6250
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Café Maspero serves traditional New Orleans sandwiches, seafood, and Cajun and Creole classics to locals and travelers alike.

Chartres House

540 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-586-8383
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Chartres House, you won’t find better Cajun food in the city! Bring your family, friends and appetite for an experience you won’t forget!

Coquette

2800 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 265-0421
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Garden District Restaurant offering contemporary southern cuisine with an emphasis on locally sourced product and international inspiration.

Creole House

509 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-323-2109
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Creole House offers Cajun and Creole cuisine, serving up true southern classics and future New Orleans staples to dazzle your taste buds.

Crescent City Pizza Works

407 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Crescent City Pizza Works is bringing the heat to the French Quarter! Enjoy traditional, cheese, or pepperoni slices or be adventurous and try one of their unique and tasty specialty pizzas.

Curio

301 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-717-4198
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Curio is more than a bistro and bar. It’s a place where you can experience American cuisine with a Creole soul…

Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse

716 Iberville St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 522-2467
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The Brennan family has been perfecting the art of beef preparation in their family of restaurants for decades and creating a grand dining experience in the process,

Eat Restaurant

900 Dumaine St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 522-7222
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Eat New Orleans focuses on making local dishes with farm-fresh ingredients and serving the best versions of family favorites we all grew up eating

Empire State Delicatessen

701 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70139
(504) 412-8326
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A fantastic NOLA spot inspired by classic delis in New York City

Erin Rose

811 Conti St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 522-3573
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A casual meeting place where locals, artists, musicians and tourists mingle in a relaxed atmosphere just a few feet off of Bourbon Street.

Ernst Cafe

600 S Peters St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-525-8544
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Ernst Cafe offers great food,beer,and services to tourists and locals alike in America's greatest city.

Flamingo A-Go-Go

869 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-577-2202
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Flamingo A-Go-Go is your new go-to destination for outdoor day drinking, mid-day munching, group gaming, pre & post party pleasure and all around friendly fun. Flock that way, y’all!

Galliano Restaurant

200 Julia St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 218-5753
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Casual cousin of Restaurant Rebirth. Chef Ricky Cheramie twists traditional homestyle Cajun creations in a contemporary fashion to create a taste and feel of the bayous of Louisiana.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

200 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 552-2739
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Sophisticated gourmet food, authentic German lagers. All perfectly crafted and prepared for you.

Gumbo Ya-Ya

600 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-291-8600
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Gumbo is a New Orleans staple and here at Gumbo YaYa they’ve taken gumbo to an art form. Their version of this Louisiana concoction along with a host of other culinary delights is sure to please every palette.

Hard Rock Cafe

125 Bourbon St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 529-5617
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Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans is located right on famous Bourbon Street in the historic French Quarter, where it's Fat Tuesday every day of the week.

Hot Tin

2031 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 323-1500
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Perched atop the Pontchartrain Hotel, this swanky Lower Garden District bar serves high-end cocktails and champagne, complemented by views of the Mississippi River and downtown New Orleans.

Jack Rose

2031 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-323-1500
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Jack Rose features menu items that are a mix of New Orleans’ craveable Italian, French and Spanish dishes.

Kingfish

337 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70125
504.598.5005
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Kingfish is a popular restaurant and cocktail bar in the French Quarter that tips its hat to the Huey P. Long era. The Kingfish menu embodies new Louisiana cuisine, keeping the best of traditional New Orleans cuisine and adding a fun new school twist.

Krystal on Bourbon

116 Bourbon St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Class fast-food chain specializing in burgers. They also serve breakfast items & kids meals.

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop

941 Bourbon St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 598-4583
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Reputed to be the oldest structure used as a bar in the United States, Lafitte's is a popular spot to grab a famous purple daiquiri.

Landry's Seafood House

620 Decatur St
Unit 1A
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 581-9825
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For the best seafood restaurant in the French Quarter, visit Landry’s Seafood House!

Le Bayou

503 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-529-4256
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At Le Bayou, they're doing things Big Easy style! Get your fix of traditional Louisiana Cajun and Creole cuisine and wash it all down with a locally brewed beer...or three.

Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant

701 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 523-8995
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Surfer-themed restaurant that serves up our signature coastal bites, in hearty portions to meet your appetite for flavor.

Manning’s - Eat Drink Cheer

519 Fulton St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 593-8118
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Manning’s offers a menu featuring shareable favorites, hand-held classics, and other craveable game day inspired items.

Muriels

801 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
504.568.1885
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In the heart of Jackson Square, you will discover a dining experience unlike any other, celebrating the fine Creole cuisine and culture of New Orleans.

NOSH

752 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-581-7101
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Lounge and unwind while enjoying their venerable vino, craft cocktails, and progressive culinary creations at New Orleans Social House.

Okay Bar

1700 Port Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
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Spacious neighborhood bar, serving fresh tacos, cheap beer and uncomplicated cocktails.

Palace Café

605 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-523-1661
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This classic New Orleans restaurant, located at the foot of the French Quarter, serves contemporary Creole food in an upbeat and lively grand café.

Petite Amelie

900 Royal St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 412-8065
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The little sister of Cafe Amelie serving quick and healthy breakfast and lunch items

Pier 424

424 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-309-1574
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Pier 424 Seafood Market & restaurant in the French Quarter, Whatever “floats your boat”, they aim to please…Seafood is their middle name.

Pierre Maspero's

440 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-524-8990
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Pierre Maspero’s is a favorite local cajun restaurant in the French Quarter for casual dining in a historic atmosphere.

Pythian Market

234 Loyola Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 481-9599
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Pythian Market is a food hall and gathering space in Downtown New Orleans. Inside you’ll find local food purveyors, a fast craft bar, and curated retail vendors.

Rendon Inn

4501 Eve St
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 218-7106
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Rendon Inn is a neighborhood bar and restaurant that has a great staff and amazing food.

Royal House

441 ROYAL STREET
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-528-2601
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Royal House is an oyster bar and seafood restaurant located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter that serves the freshest seafood and oysters from the Gulf of Mexico.

Silver Whistle Cafe

2031 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 323-1455
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The Silver Whistle is a bright, cheerful cafe where locals and visitors alike can enjoy the charming ambiance with their breakfast or lunch.

SLUSH

601 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130
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"SLUSH is a Bourbon Street bar serving frozen daiquiris, drunken milkshakes, frozen poptails, gummy boozy bear shots and more!"

Tableau

616 St Peter
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 934-3463
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Tableau was selected by the Times-Picayune “one of the Best New Restaurants in New Orleans.” Tableau offers a variety of dining ambiances from the courtyard, to the main dining room, to the Drawing Room lounge to their balcony overlooking Jackson Square.

The Bombay Club

830 Conti St
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-577-2237
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Home of the best & largest selection of Martinis in New Orleans!

The Governor

301 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-291-1860
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Come one, come all – join the party! Part sportsman, part showman, and unequivocally fun, The Governor is a culinary salute to Louisiana heritage and culture.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe

2001 Burgundy St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 525-9355
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Ruby Slipper Café restaurants bring the unique flavors and hospitality of New Orleans to everyday breakfast and brunch.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe - CBD

200 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-9355
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Ruby Slipper Café restaurants bring the unique flavors and hospitality of New Orleans to everyday breakfast and brunch.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe - Decatur

204 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 525-9355
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Ruby Slipper Café restaurants bring the unique flavors and hospitality of New Orleans to everyday breakfast and brunch.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe - French Quarter

1005 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 525-9355
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Ruby Slipper Café restaurants bring the unique flavors and hospitality of New Orleans to everyday breakfast and brunch.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe - Mid-City

315 South Broad
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 525-9355
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Ruby Slipper Café restaurants bring the unique flavors and hospitality of New Orleans to everyday breakfast and brunch.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe - Uptown

2802 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 525-9355
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Ruby Slipper Café restaurants bring the unique flavors and hospitality of New Orleans to everyday breakfast and brunch.

Tommy's Cuisine

746 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 581-1103
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True Italian cuisine with touches of French Creole influence served in the heart of New Orleans’ Warehouse District.

Toups Meatery

845 North Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
504.252.4999
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A contemporary Cajun restaurant. Chef Isaac Toups presents fine food and wine, specialty cocktails, and charcuterie inspired by deep-rooted Louisiana family traditions.

Toups South

1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70113
504.304.2147
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At Toups South you'll enjoy flavors and styles refined at Toups' Meatery, with a touch of outside influence from neighbors in the greater American South.