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This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“antique shops” (608 reviews)
“window shopping” (261 reviews)
“french quarter” (985 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Street is nice and lots of nice places. Lots of stores with art decora. Better looking than bourbon.

Thank Ocmdlove
Reviewed 2 days ago

Part of the French Quarters area, it makes for a casual stroll to see lots of local culture, Do bring your camera, the street performers are very entertaining.

Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Royal street seemed more refined to me and not full of drinks like bourbon street. More upmarket shops, galleries and restaurants so much better for strolling down the street and enjoying the marvel that is the historic French Quarter.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots to do on this street-shops, restaurants, and bars. Another great must see in this wonderful city.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I walked along this quiet street looking for other attractions, but noticed if you're into artwork and small shops, this a great find. My husband and I also took a trolley that strolled us through the street as well. Some pretty nice hotels and eateries...More

Thank greenehalltam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful venue to visit. Beautiful vistas, awesome food, special people and the HISTORY! Explore and relive the unique history of the French Quarter, Royal Street, New Orleans and a very special region of the United States. Engage with the locals and the visitors...More

Thank Rusty L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture, plenty of great restaurants & bars, and shopping. Cabs easily available. My daughter & friends preferred it to Bourbon Street for nightlife. Loved it!

Thank theantimartha
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are tons to do in New Orleans and Royal street needs to be on your list. It's off the beaten path meaning it's not the Main Street everyone goes to NOLA but it has a ton to offer and is unique in its self.

Thank Coach T
Reviewed 5 days ago

So nice to lap up the atmosphere and walk along here morning, afternoon or evening. Given the chaos of Bourbon St. this is a welcome relief and some fun shops to check out.

Thank MontyCheltenham
Reviewed 5 days ago

Royal Street is much different than Bourbon Street, which I found to be basically a tourist trap. The restaurants and shops have character, as do the colourful buildings and well-kept gardens. We also came across some really unique hotels that I have filed away in...More

Thank KonaRider13
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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11 February 2017|
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Response from MikeBelAir_MD | Reviewed this property |
The store hours vary by the type store. The bars and restaurants and other eating places were open late. I believe the drug store at Royal and Iberville was open late too. This store also had an assortment of foods and... More
Susan M
21 January 2017|
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17 December 2016|
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Lots of jazz variety throughout New Orleans. If you are looking specifically for Dixieland or trad jazz, it can be found at many venues including the Steamboat Natchez dinner cruise and at bars such as the Spotted Cat on... More