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“Lots of bargains and hand made items.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of French Market

French Market
Decatur St, 1100 North Peters, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
504 522 2621
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$45*
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Ranked #60 of 286 things to do in New Orleans
Activities: Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Boston, Massachusetts
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230 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Lots of bargains and hand made items.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I really liked the French Market, more like a flea market. Tons of vendors some of the typical tourist stuff, and quite a few vendors selling their hand made wares. There are also food booths, fresh fruit, pastries a little bit of everything. I had some great finds, I spent several hours here for sure. Most of the vendors were very friendly and willing to haggle.

Visited January 2013
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Huntsville, Alabama
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“Great Shopping Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The french market is a great shopping spot. There is lots of little booths set up with goods. There are little food shops there as well. The place is all open air with is really nice.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good clean fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Jazz breakfast, loved the flea market and all the local artists selling their goods. We loved the street musicians playing while we shopped and ate.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“NOLA Institution”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Strolled through the open air vendors and then the brick and mortar shoppes. Open air market is typical flea market wares but the brick and mortar shoppes offer NOLA goods. Aunt Sally's has the best pralines... waistlines be warned!

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Everson, Washington
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“Fun atmosphere - true market style.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Alot of different vendors. Many of them are willing to "barter" a little bit. Alot of local crafts as well as nummy food items.

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