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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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“flea market” (285 reviews)
“food vendors” (54 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Decatur St, 1100 North Peters, New Orleans, LA 70116
French Quarter
+1 504-522-2621
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

We ended up here while looking for the stop for the big red sightseeing bus. we ended up exploring here for awhile and went back again later in the week. There are several different food vendors, including a crepe cart which was very tasty and...More

Thank mdela33
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Best Po-Boys and seafood in the French Quarter! Make sure you try their oysters, shucked fresh while you wait. We will definitely be back!!

Thank Craig N Jennife... W
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Gaudy souvenirs, t shirts, etc. No big savings over the other gift shops around town. These are career vendors who sell the same things seven days a week. It is a nice refuge from the rain or hot sun because it is covered, but not...More

Thank Love2travelhere
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Covered flea market. Like any other flea market, watch the prices. They are either way high, or dirt cheap. Way fun!

Thank B B
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Try to go on Friday. The crowds descend on Saturdays. Really just a flea market but has a great deal of items related to New Orleans or Louisiana. There are also food booths that specialize in ready to eat items and staples and many types...More

Thank patriciapL6130RK
Reviewed June 10, 2016

The French Market is a cool, eclectic place with lots of vendors and a cafe. Lots of crafts and souvenirs. I got some cool earrings and picked up a couple of pictures. A few of the vendors like to haggle which I'm not comfortable with,...More

Thank BarHopper777
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed with the redundant vendors. As I walked thru I quickly noticed it same items laid out the same way for the same prices. Besides a few food counters at the end the middle is filled with souvenirs that can be found in...More

Thank RyanAndTiffany
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Cheap place to get t-shirts, voodoo dolls and everything New Orleans to bring back to those who could not go. Make sure that you get a snowball to eat, shaved ice and flavoring will cool you down on a hot day. Bring a tote bag...More

Thank judya22
Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This is worth taking a stroll through but there is not much that screams 'I'm amazing!! Buy me now!! There are a lot things to see and a decent variety of items.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed June 4, 2016

You need to leave 2-3 hours to explore the goods, food, gifts, and crafts of the French Market. It was one of those places that I wish I had purchased more things after I left. Many unique items, and great food. A nice change of...More

Thank NKBH
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
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June 15, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
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.
January 24, 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!
October 28, 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