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Chartres Street

Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: New Orleans, LA
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This a nice street to pick out little shops to visit. There are a ton of areas to shop, but this is another nice place to check out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy M
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a nice street to pick out little shops to visit. There are a ton of areas to shop, but this is another nice place to check out.

Thank Amy M
Covington, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm rating this second to Royal and ahead of Bourbon for a good French Quarter experience. The crowds are more fluid than Royal (many are just heading to and from Jackson Square) and less rowdy than Bourbon. The history is here, too. Many cool buildings, interesting shops and popular restaurants.

Thank CovingtonCat
Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

To me every street in the quarter has great places to visit and see. Chartres has some wonderful shops... and there is always something to catch your eye in the windows.. And Food?? well its New Orleans there is great food on just about every corner.. Ask a local for their fav spot

Thank Tnewmark73
Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

After walking around the quarter we realized it was getting late, went into Snug Harbor for a burger, found the kitchen closed. Now what?... thank you Pedi-cab guys, especially Mag. She toted us to Chartres st. Had to drop off at the corner due to construction. She told us about this place called DAISY DUKES. Food finally. .. and it... More 

Thank Jett2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Some good restaurants and shops. More low key than Bourbon and a whole lot less ghetto than Decatur. Make sure to visit the Chartes House for some great bbq shrimp! In October 2015, the entire 100 block (closest to canal) is being torn up and repaired. The road and some of the sidewalk is closed.

Thank Megan G
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Some of the best restaurants and bars are on Chartres street. Great place to get off bourbon have some good drinks at the Chartres house then take in some of the book shops on the street.

Thank wick1979
East Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Like most of the New Orleans this street has a great vibe and some great bars with live music. We were there for Mardi Gras and it was nice to escape from Bourbon Street. This still had all the buzz, but more upmarket than Bourbon Street.

Thank David R
Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Love to go to New Orleans. So many museums to see and places to eat. weekdays are not quite so crowded during the main part of the day.

Thank ljmay
North Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A wonderful New Orleans street worth checking out. Has some cool shops and restaurants to see. Of course the architecture is very neat and varied. Walking down the street you come upon Jackson Square with its bustle. Or if you leave from Jackson Square it is a nice break from the crowds and you can get lost in the surroundings.... More 

Thank Randy2353
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Chatres is one of the French Quarter’s most important streets, not least because it is one of the four streets that frame Jackson Square, with St. Louis Cathedral, Cabildo ,and the Presbytere all fronting on Chatres. We walked enough of Chatres during our recent visit to appreciate that it has sections that are quite charming and not at all crowded... More 

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.