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This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“antique shops” (603 reviews)
“window shopping” (259 reviews)
“french quarter” (978 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of attractions, plenty of jazz and lots of places to eat. I had jambalaya at the Hard Rock cafe and it was very good.

Thank Jb A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While Royal Street is known for it's pricey shops, there are plenty of very reasonably priced boutique and gift stores. Need a hat for a special occasion.... you can get one custom made for $500-$5000:) Antiques from around the world.... Park at a designated parking...More

Thank Bathfurnituredsgnr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

With so many antique shops, boutiques, and confectionarys you can spend days walking up and down the length of Royal st. This was my favorite place in the Quarter. There is so much to see and eat. Take your time and enjoy the relative quiet...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This street has easy access to Bourbon St., Canal St., and Jackson Square. Numerous speciality shops for clothing, custom made makeup, shoes, dresses, etc. are located on this street. Praline Candy shops are along this road also. The Louisiana State Supreme Court is located on...More

Thank Sultana D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walked Royal in the Quarter. Nothing special unless you have lots of money to spend on antiques and other things.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to NOLA in May for a conference and decided to walk around the French Quarter in the middle of the day. Royal Street didn't disappoint, there were shops, eateries and bars for everyone's taste. If you like to people watch then this is where...More

Thank Michele P
Reviewed 3 days ago

worth a visit to see the old architecture, stop in for coffee or drinks, and get the 'big easy' laid back vibe.

Thank joan g
Reviewed 3 days ago

Royal Street has a variety of shops, bars, hotels,coffee houses, restaurants, and the Historic New Orleans Collection, a house museum and exhibition galleries. From antiques to art, the street offers experiences that will occupy visitors far better than the upper blocks of Bourbon Street, with...More

Thank Gouvernail
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely stretch in The French Quarter which is far more enjoyable than Bourbon. Nice shops to poke around in and art and music along the way. Just one street away from Bourbon, but the much less of a party atmosphere and still...More

Thank xAngelaMarie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of shops and places to eat. We loved it! Our tour guide also said it was his favorite too. Wanted to get to Spitfire Coffee - they say it's the best. But maybe will today.

Thank Jeffsterlaw
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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What are the weekend store hours for the shops on Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans?
11 February 2017|
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Response from MikeBelAir_MD | Reviewed this property |
The store hours vary by the type store. The bars and restaurants and other eating places were open late. I believe the drug store at Royal and Iberville was open late too. This store also had an assortment of foods and... More
Susan M
I stopped in there too and lost the little card they gave me. Do you remember the name of the store?
21 January 2017|
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Response from malcolm c | Reviewed this property |
Sorry forgotten
Berel A
what about jazz?
17 December 2016|
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Response from 2424railguy |
Lots of jazz variety throughout New Orleans. If you are looking specifically for Dixieland or trad jazz, it can be found at many venues including the Steamboat Natchez dinner cruise and at bars such as the Spotted Cat on... More