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Please let me know what you think is the best restaurant(s) in NOLA! We get free breakfast at our hotel. We will be using the trolley to get around.

 

Also - Any advice on "Things not to miss?" This will be our first time to NOLA.

Thanks in advance!!!!

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If you like Oysters....you must goto Superior Seafood for their 3-6pm Happy Hour. Go see Jay at the Oyster bar. $.50 cent local shucks and $3 drinks. Enjoy!!!!!!

 

20 min trolley ride uptown from Canal Street. Board right outside the CVS.

 

 

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G.W. Fins...extraordinary food, especially the grilled smoked oysters!

 

 

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Go on a graveyard tour. Listen to live music at Preservation Hall . Swamp tour to see alligators Bananas Foster at Brennan's.

 

 

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I'm drooling and dreaming. Commander's Palace for expensive food and service that are worth it every penny. KPaul's for delicious food and memories of Paul Prudhomme. Brennan's for breakfast, a NOLA tradition.

Central Grocery for the original Muffaletta to go. Sit in Jackson Square to eat it. Of course, beignets and chicory coffee at Cafe du Monde while you people watch. Acme Oyster House for the best Po'Boys ever, Mother's for a breakfast you'll never forget. Get there early and get in line. Biscuit and Debris is unforgettable.

You'll have to stay several days, but a boat ride on the Natchez, a drive to see beautiful plantations, a walk through a cemetery, Audubon Zoo and lots more will help the time pass between meals.

 

 

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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Please let me know what you think is the best restaurant(s) in NOLA! We get free breakfast at our hotel. We will be using the trolley to get around.

 

Also - Any advice on "Things not to miss?" This will be our first time to NOLA.

Thanks in advance!!!!

First off there are no "trolleys" in New Orleans, it is called a streetcar.

 

While breakfast may be included, I would highly recommend skipping and going for a local breakfast since you have such a limited time in New Orleans and one of the main reasons to come here is for the food.

 

Breakfast Options

The Camellia Grill (take the streetcar to the original location)

The Ruby Slipper Cafe

Morning Call (my preferred beignet place)

Cafe Du Monde

Brennan's (Expensive but worth it)

Court of Two Sisters (Brunch and a buffet which gives you lots of local options)

Mother's (pick debris as your meat)

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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I would love the list - if you don't mind. Dopey1123@hotmail.com

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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I would LOVE to get a copy of your not to miss things! Could you email it to be a seleneboss14@yahoo.com? TYIA!

 

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ooo! Could you send me that too? My fiance and I will be going on a cruise through New Orleans on our honeymoon in January :) theherricks2018@gmail.com

 

I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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OOOOOH! if you don't mind sending that to me too....denisecyoung@yahoo.com

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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Hi, thanks for offering some advice. Do you (or anyone else on here) have any ideas on any tours that would allow us to bring our luggage after the cruise? Or any kind of storage place for the day? Our flight home isn't until after 7 pm.

My email is mvaygibson@aol.com. Thank you very much!

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I have only visited New Orleans once and only have two reference points. Café Du Monde (the one in the mall not the original) was fantastic. Antoine's had a $20.17 lunch that was literally the best meal I had ever had. I had the shrimp ettouffe but I am sure it was all good.

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I totally agree with Tom Fitzmorris' guide to restaurants. https://nomenu.com and agree with his recommendations. Also, when choosing a restaurant location, "CBD" means Central Business District and is mostly walkable from the French Quarter. "Downtown" has a different meaning in NOLA. "Uptown" can be walkable from the streetcar and is where you'll find Commander's Palace. Galatoire's and Antoine's in the French Quarter are old world dining experiences and memorable. I, too, am from New Orleans.

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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Can I get a copy of ur restaurant list? We r celebrating my 50th bday. melcda@charter.net

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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Could you email me a copy of your list? timdogg@hotmail.com Thank you so much!:)

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Hi, thanks for offering some advice. Do you (or anyone else on here) have any ideas on any tours that would allow us to bring our luggage after the cruise? Or any kind of storage place for the day? Our flight home isn't until after 7 pm.

My email is mvaygibson@aol.com. Thank you very much!

 

 

Hi, we just got off Carnival Dream on Sunday. There is a good luggage depository at the Erato StreetTerminal.

 

As for getting around, it's very easy to see the major sites by yourself. Indeed, I've just published my review on how to do the more popular ones. Here's the link...

 

https://solentrichardscruiseblog.com/2017/12/29/one-way-to-do-new-orleans-part-1/

 

There are over 50 photographs to help guide you including a map...

 

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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I would like a copy of your list. ladjenkins@embarqmail.com

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Please let me know what you think is the best restaurant(s) in NOLA! We get free breakfast at our hotel. We will be using the trolley to get around.

 

Also - Any advice on "Things not to miss?" This will be our first time to NOLA.

Thanks in advance!!!!

 

 

 

Happy Hour Oysters and cocktails at Superior Seafood is a MUST!!! The street will take you right there from Canal street.

 

 

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I live in NOLA, I'm happy to email you a list of "not to miss" that I send to friends coming here for the first time. Plantations, swamp tours, French quarter, and D-Day museum are definitely top contenders.

Too many great restaurants to list! Happy to send you that email if you'd like.

-Alaina

 

 

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Hello Alaina, if you are still doing this I would love to see your "not to miss" list. Thank you! coryrothrock@yahoo.com

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