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Faubourg Marigny

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Address: New Orleans, LA
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A charming historic district of New Orleans dating back to the early 1800s.

A charming historic district of New Orleans dating back to the early 1800s.

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A Great Area for Music and Local Color

Just outside the eastern fringe of the French Quarter, this neighborhood is home to several notable clubs that feature local musicians, many of whom are widely known and well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Just outside the eastern fringe of the French Quarter, this neighborhood is home to several notable clubs that feature local musicians, many of whom are widely known and well regarded. Try Snug Harbor or the Spotted Cat, and look for talent like Ellis Marsalis and his family and other proteges, as well as guys like Trombone Shorty and Jon Cleary,... More 

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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Stayed at the corner of Esplande and Bourbon. We could walk everywhere with no problem. Spent more time dining and listening to music on Frenchman.

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Murrysville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Great little neighborhood. Must eat a Horn for breakfast or lunch. About a 10 minute walk form the French Quarter. Gives you a good sense of where to native NOLA folks live.

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Amarillo, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is an "eclectic" part of NOLA, where the musicians and artsy people hang out. It is not anything special to me. Interesting, and supposed to be the local music hub happening place. I prefer to stay in the French Quarter, although this part of town is slightly cleaner.

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Amsterdam NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

What beautiful streets to walk around, people are friendly and helpful if you look confused as to where you are, which is easy to do. Quaint houses and nice neighborhood, on Frenchman St some great little jazz clubs.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Faubourg Marigny is perhaps the trendiest area in New Orleans, at present. Day and night, one can find something to enjoy. The architecture is absolutely lovely: so many colors and textures. Each time I visit I see something new architecturally when I stroll through the area. It also hosts many cafes, restaurants and music venues. There is so much to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Get away from the tourist in the quarter. Just the other side of Esplanade you will find this cool little enclave. Lots of live music, great food (I like the Praline Connection restaurant) and a cool little pop-up artist market in the evenings.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Gumbo was excellent, blackened red fish, Cat fish, red beans & rice were all very good as well. Great live music. Service was good as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Not much to see during the day (looks a bit rundown), but it comes alive at night. The evening we were there a live band was playing on a street corner, there was a little art & craft festival going on and the clubs had live bands. It certainly beat Bourbon Street for music.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Expected more from our visit. Nothing to see except a couple of loud bars. Should have gone to Art Museum, next trip. :-(.

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.