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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.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“food vendors” (58 reviews)
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Decatur St, 1100 North Peters, New Orleans, LA 70116
French Quarter
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"flea market"
in 319 reviews
"anatolian silver"
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"food vendors"
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"open air market"
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"food stands"
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"vendors selling"
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"handmade items"
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"silver jewelry"
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"mardi gras masks"
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"voodoo dolls"
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"for sale"
in 60 reviews
"local artists"
in 69 reviews
"great place to shop"
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"souvenir shops"
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"beignets"
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"cafe du"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Most of the items being sold have NOTHING to do with NOLA, mostly fake sunglasses and mass produced jewelry. Reminded me of an urban mass produced resale flea market. There were a few good vendors mixed in, but not quite enough.

Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're like me, you love to pick up souvenirs from places you visit. Such as T-shirts that shrink and begin fading the first time through the washer. That's the sort of merchandise you're likely to find for "bargain" prices in the French Market. Sure...More

Thank Sowellman
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The french market is a nice place to go but beware of the items you can find them at much cheeper at differnet stores. But fun to look thur.

Thank kouldbme
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite what people in the south call it, the French Market is a FLEA MARKET. There are rows and rows of tables literally selling the SAME touristy things. Very hot and crowded and their prices were way too high for this type of venue. It...More

1  Thank katy0970
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We strolled through the French Market in search of souvenirs and stuffed snow balls. The market is very similar to the Swap Shop that we have here in Ft. Lauderdale. There were many artists there selling their work and most of it was beautiful and...More

Thank p0etnm0ti0n
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the French Market a few times, for a general stroll and in the last few days of our holiday to get gifts for people back home. The trinkets are a lot cheaper here than all the other shops and they all sell...More

Thank CharlotteMary7
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there were a few talented artisans displaying their wares, most of the booths contained cheap foreign-made tourist junk. However, it is one of the cheapest places to get a NOLA T-shirt.

Thank KateLorain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is fun to walk through but it was hot and there is a lot of the same vendors there sealing the same items and as the local shops. Some of the shops were cheaper but some vendors you could bargain with them. Some take...More

Thank don6669
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was hoping this market would have more unique, local made art. But it's like any other street in a touristy area, it sells a lot of souvenir stuff that isn't necessarily unique. If you're looking for cheap souvenirs, go here. If you want something...More

1  Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a typical tourist flea market. The usual jewellery, handicrafts and gift stalls. It's still worth a look when in the area, particularly if you are looking for a morning or afternoon tea. It's conveniently located near the wharf area within the French Quarter,...More

Thank G7714CHstevenb
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A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
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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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JohnDavid-58
16 June 2017|
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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.
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ToriCatJR
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!
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beach908
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
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