New Orleans

Length: 5 days
Traveler: Christina K
Day 1

Maison Marais 1

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Centrally located, got amazing NOLA vibes, and Georgia is a great host.

Oceana Grill

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Great seafood restaurant in French Quarter, interior is super fun and cute!
Day 2

St. Roch Market

Rating
Average - doesn’t hurt to try if you need something to do
Ma Memory
Cute little market with many little eateries. Very highly rated, but the stuff we had were just ok.

Secondline Arts And Antiques

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Amazing shop filled with local arts and crafts!

Cafe Du Monde

Rating
Life Changing - do it or you’ll regret it!
Ma Memory
Beignets, Beignets, and more Beignets! Probably went at least 3 times during our stay there.

French Quarter Jackson Square

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Hang around Jackson Square long enough and you might just run into a live jazz parade!

Acme Oyster House

Rating
Average - doesn’t hurt to try if you need something to do
Ma Memory
Lined up forever for this place, the food was just aight though

The National WWII Museum

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Gorgeous museum, and very informative experience. An absolute must for any history junkies.

Commander’s Palace

Rating
Life Changing - do it or you’ll regret it!
Ma Memory
The rating is for their Mardi Foie - Foie gras, beignet and milk punch like OH MY GOD
Day 3

New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Cute little cafe in a quiet neighborhood, perfect for brunch!

Mardi Gras World

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Wish we could go to the actual thing, but simply seeing the floats is already stunning!

The Franklin

Rating
Average - doesn’t hurt to try if you need something to do
Ma Memory
Inside was beautiful, but the food was just meh

Preservation Hall

Rating
Life Changing - do it or you’ll regret it!
Ma Memory
WATCH A SHOW AT THE PRESERVATION HALL OR I'LL COME HUNT YOU DOWN! Absolutely amazing.
Day 4

The Orange Couch

Rating
Average - doesn’t hurt to try if you need something to do
Ma Memory
Cute coffee shop, decent coffee

Community Flea Market - French Market

Rating
Average - doesn’t hurt to try if you need something to do
Ma Memory
Nice to walk around, but personally found it a bit too touristy

Tsunami Sushi

Rating
Below Average - not worth the time or $
Ma Memory
Yah... Japanese food in NOLA wasn't the best idea. Not worth the $.

Red Dog Diner

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
What a gem! The wooden interiors are so nice and cozy. Perfect for a drink + rest.

Saffron Nola

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Amazing Indian fusion restaurant that we stumbled upon. One of our favorites on this trip!

The Spotted Cat Music Club

Rating
Great Experience - worth it!
Ma Memory
Casual, fun and free! Could get really crowded though.
Day 5

Luke

Rating
Average - doesn’t hurt to try if you need something to do
Ma Memory
So so brunch place. Came here as it was close enough, needed a quick bite before checking out.

French Truck Coffee

Rating
Average - doesn’t hurt to try if you need something to do
Ma Memory
Decent coffee. Our last spot in NOLA as we waited before heading to the airport :)