Marigny, New Orleans Places

Part of our New Orleans travel guide; our list of the best things to see in Marigny, including New Orleans Jazz Park Visitor's Center & Headquarters, Perseverance Hall #3 and El Gato Negro.
  • The best place in Marigny New Orleans: New Orleans Jazz Park Visitor's Center & Headquarters

    New Orleans Jazz Park Visitor's Center & Headquarters

    916 N Peters St
    Often has live music, lectures, and gives music history related walking tours. Many events are free; those that aren't are a bargain.
    Central Business District food nearby
  • Perseverance Hall #3

    Perseverance Hall #3

    950 St Claude Ave
    At the Saint Claude entrance to the park, is an old 19th century dance hall, usually vacant, but sometimes used for music, exhibits, and other events.
    Marigny eat nearby
  • El Gato Negro

    El Gato Negro

    81 French Market Pl
    [2] Mid-range Mexican restaurant, popular in the French Quarter, now has a branch in Lakeview. Lunch & Dinner, Tues-Sun. Tel. 488-0107
    French Quarter
  • Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Cafe

    Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Cafe

    1104 Decatur St
    Don't waste away, Jimmy Buffett fans! Some of the finest musicians in New Orleans that don't play stereotypical New Orleans music (Dixieland jazz or R&B covers) play there and they don't play Jimmy Buffett covers.
    Central Business District
  • Named after a legendary Frenchmen Street venue of a generation ago, the new Cafe Istanbul is theater space with a bar in the New Orleans Healing Center, a renovated old warehouse building now a community center. Live theater, music, dance, film, and other performances. Tel. 975-0286
    Bywater eat nearby
  • Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden

    Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden

    1113 Chartres St
    $10 adults, $9 students/seniors, $4 children 6-12, free for children under 6.
    French Quarter restaurants nearby
  • Gallier House

    Gallier House

    1132 Royal St
    M,F 10AM-2PM, Sa noon-3PM. $10 adults, $8 students/seniors/children 8-18/AAA members, free for children under 8. Joint admission with the Hermann-Grima House $18 adults, $15 students/seniors/children 8-18/AAA members. Home of famous local 19th century architect.
    French Quarter food nearby
  • Madame John's Legacy

    Madame John's Legacy

    632 Dumaine St
    18th century Creole home.
    Central Business District eat nearby
  • French Market

    French Market

    1008 N Peters St
    While souvenirs for visitors have taken over a good bit of the space at this 250+ year old market, there are still vendors selling fresh produce as in days of old. On weekends a much larger number of vendors set up here, with handicrafts and flea market type goods.
    French Quarter
  • Blue Nile

    Blue Nile

    534 Frenchmen St
    MUSIC CALENDAR click here
    French Quarter
  • Molly's At the Market

    Molly's At the Market

    1107 Decatur St
    A great Irish/Quarterpunk bar, long a favorite of bohemian locals.
    Central Business District
  • 13 Bar & Restaurant

    13 Bar & Restaurant

    517 Frenchmen St
    An Irish themed bar and grill, squeezed into an odd warehouse space. Good Irish beers and late-night grub, including Huevos Rancheros and pulled pork sandwich. Vegan options available.
    French Quarter
  • Marigny Brasserie

    640 Frenchmen St
    M-Th 11AM-10PM, F-Sa 11AM-11PM, Su 11AM-3PM. Good menu, and a popular wine and martini bar.
    French Quarter
  • Alombrados Oasis

    831 Elysian Fields Ave #239
    This temple of the Ordo Templi Orientis hosts performances of The Gnostic Mass, conducts initiatory ceremonies, seasonal mystery plays, frequent classes on Thelema, Magick, Yoga, Gnosticism, QBL, Hermetic and Rosicrucian Science, and intensive training programs of Scientific Illuminism. The Oasis also hosts occasional art shows featuring local artists. Contact by phone to attend events. The Alombrados Oasis temple
    Marigny eat nearby
  • Scott Edwards Photography Studio & Gallery

    2109 Decatur St.
    Tues-Thurs 12pm-8pm Fri-Sat 12pm-12am. $$$. A gallery specializing in regional and New Orleans based Photography.
    French Quarter
  • Old U.S. Mint

    Old U.S. Mint

    400 Esplanade Ave
    $6 adults, $5 students/seniors/military, free for children 12 and under. Coins haven't been minted in New Orleans for decades, so the building is now a museum, with the minting process downstairs and the world's top exhibit on New Orleans jazz upstairs.
    French Quarter food nearby
  • Island of Salvation Botanica

    2372 St Claude Ave. Suite 100
    A real voodoo supply store. Moved from their old ramshackle building in the Bywater into the new "Healing Center" building in 2011.
  • DBA

    618 Frenchmen St
    Has a very large beer selection.
    French Quarter restaurants nearby
  • Palm Court Cafe

    1204 Decatur St
    Those who prefer their old style New Orleans jazz in a somewhat more upscale atmosphere where dinner and drinks are served should be sure to visit this place in the lower Quarter. Some of the same musicians who play Preservation Hall play here on other nights, along with other top local classic style jazz greats. The owner's husband runs the Jazzology record company, featuring the world's largest independent label catalogue of trad jazz, so you can pick up CDs by your favorites from Bunk Johnson to current Dixielanders while you're here.
    French Quarter food nearby
  • Island of Salvation Botanica

    Island of Salvation Botanica

    2372 St Claude AveSte 100
    A real voodoo supply store. Moved from their old ramshackle building in the Bywater into the new "Healing Center" building in 2011.
    Bywater eat nearby
  • Checkpoint Charlies

    501 Esplanade Ave
    This bar has bands, pool tables and laundry facilities if your clothes need awashin'. Local rock and jump bands.
    French Quarter restaurants nearby
  • The Spotted Cat Music Club

    The Spotted Cat Music Club

    623 Frenchmen St
    Cozy bar with good hot jazz.
    French Quarter food nearby
  • Sukho Thai

    Sukho Thai

    1913 Royal St
    Tu-Su 11:30AM-2:30PM and 5:30PM-10PM. Authentic Thai food in a neighborhood cafe.
    French Quarter
  • Muriel's Jackson Square

    Muriel's Jackson Square

    801 Chartres St
    The epitome of decadence, opulence, and mystery that surrounds the French Quarter, coupled with the area's finest contemporary Creole cuisine. Experience a feast for the senses and enlightenment for your soul…Muriels Jackson Square.
    Central Business District
  • Praline Connection

    Praline Connection

    542 Frenchmen St
    M-Sa 11AM-10PM, Su 11AM-9PM. Much more than pralines (a sweet pecan candy), good Creole soul food at a reasonable price.
    French Quarter
  • Feelings Cafe

    Feelings Cafe

    2600 Chartres St
    The way the French Quarter used to be 50 years ago. Great piano bar, balcony overlooking nice courtyard. Definitely a locals place and great value, but not for the homophobic.
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