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French Market

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Address: Decatur St, 1100 North Peters, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: +1 504-522-2621
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Whether you are seeking an authentic Creole meal of Jumbalaya or a romantic...

Whether you are seeking an authentic Creole meal of Jumbalaya or a romantic candlelit dinner overlooking the Mississippi, this historic market area is for you.

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Good food

There's little to see here in terms of the flea market. A lot of jewelry, art and the like. But the food venders are great here. Meals from the Heart has great gluten free and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
lilac127
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There's little to see here in terms of the flea market. A lot of jewelry, art and the like. But the food venders are great here. Meals from the Heart has great gluten free and vegan options, great beignets (praline and apple filled) so go here for the food but look around at stuff while eating!

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The area is interesting, however the market itself has nothing exciting to offer. Nothing original, just resells of cheap and tacky souvenirs. Very disappointing. The walk in the area is quite pleasant however.

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went there after our ghost tour and the restaurant was able to accomdate our huge party of 30 people. They did an amazing job...thank you!! The food and food were very yummy! The portions of the food are huge, and you can definitely share.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the market solely for the crepes. The Crepe Cart has vegan and gluten-free options. There were so many choices it was hard to decide and usually that is not the case with dietary restrictions. I had a gluten-free caprese and others in our group tried the Works (everything) and an SBT, spinach, bacon and tomato and everyone's... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The vendors were nice, but, several of their allotted areas were cramped and tight quarters, hard to look at things. Prices were good, compared to local tourist shops. Worth checking out.

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Del Mar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the far end of the French Quarter and next to the river this market is an interesting place to visit if you have the time. There is all types of things for sale from food to homemade items. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit this market if you don't have the time, but if you have... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

French market was one of my favorite places to go. It is a outdoor market with authentic foods and crafts. Get the fresh oysters, cracked in front of you. So fresh.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place.. We walked here from our hotel and spent hours just looking through the shops surrounding the market and inside of the market. There are so many local shops and everything from alligator to tee shirts, art and jewelry. Don't miss this place!!

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meet by 0945 under the French Market sign. If you're lucky you will get Ms Dianne Honore' as your tour guide. She knows everything there is to know about New Orleans' history, people and culture. You will be entertained and enjoy very minute of the short tour.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome little market packed full of souvenirs and other local goods with lots of handmade things thrown in as well as locals selling music and books trying to get their material out there.

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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