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French Market

Decatur St, 1100 North Peters, New Orleans, LA 70116
+1 504-522-2621
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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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“flea market” (285 reviews)
“food vendors” (54 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Decatur St, 1100 North Peters, New Orleans, LA 70116
French Quarter
+1 504-522-2621
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

French Market is basically like a Market you would see at a state fair...all sorts of booths with crafts, souvenirs, signs, jewelry, clothing, and food. The food I would also compare to fair food. Prices were OK but you can negotiate a little on the...More

1  Thank Cory C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We usually spend 1 or 2 visits in the French Market...first time just browsing and the second time is for stocking up on souvenirs and any other items we wanted to go back for. It's got great fast-food options...one day my daughter was craving a...More

Thank vampycat74
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had oyster and crawfish po'boys, had crepes another morning and boiled crawfish on day three! Fun atmosphere and also great place to buy some spices to take home. There's a plentiful choice to eateries and plenty of seating to sit and enjoy your purchase....More

1  Thank MontyCheltenham
Reviewed 1 week ago

just waking down this market is amazing. food, souvenirs, etc. Had a snow cone with condensed milk which was spectacular! don't pass up this gem!

Thank Seattlebound12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This market is worth a visit but don't expect anything out of the ordinary, like most markets in a tourist area it is full of tourist oriented goods so if you want a tee shirt, coaster, dried alligator head or costume jewellery this is the...More

Thank Chris1950822
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be missed, even if it rains is is still entertaining.Lots of noise and various musicians playing. Great fun.

Thank KokoLB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food area of this market offers some good options, particularly some unique selections that are local and specific to New Orleans. The shopping area, however, is rather quirky and interesting. Many vendors were selling the exact same items as others that were only a...More

Thank alexa_travels108
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's something for everyone! I bought a hat... probably paid too much for it but the vendor lady was fun and engaging! Lol A good place to take the kids for some inexpensive souvenirs. Plus, there's local food to try if you're hungry while shopping!

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an open air market, which is always hot this time of year, but tough it out and walk through as you might find some bargains. We found a cute cloth purse, an African shirt and two art prints all of which were reasonably priced....More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see in New Orleans... great variety of shops including local artisans. Plenty of food stalls with unique foods and treats ! We shopped for about an hour and then had great New Orleans classics cuisine... definitely a place you should visit...More

Thank wiz3260
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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16 June 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
No they are not hand made for that you need to go to Jackson's square which is mostly paintings but there are a few other things just go during the daylight as at night it's tarot / psychic stuff off there.
25 January 2016|
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Response from noworreez | Reviewed this property |
On the weekend the market is very busy. Show up early to avoid the crowds. Have fun!
29 October 2015|
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Response from Marilyn G | Reviewed this property |
The hours are daily 10am to 6pm for the coffee and retail shops but the flea market is 9am to 6pm, and you can see special events, festivals,farmer's markets, classes, etc., so join the fun there since 1791! Don't forget the... More