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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” (287 reviews)
“food vendors” (54 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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 2 days ago via mobile

We parked here everyday we visited the French Quarter & saved a bunch of money. Its $18 for up to 6 hours (which cost $42 down the street!) It was very convenient & we always found a spot. 50 yards to the heart of the...More

Thank TN_Trouper
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is such a fun place to visit! Loads of places to eat and individual stands selling just about anything from tshirts, jewelry, and other interesting items it's easy to spend a couple of hours here. No admission price to get in. Recommend!

Thank NFGal
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The experience traveler would not of stayed here long, but I was with the typical tourists on this day. The women in the group gravitated here to all the booths with jewelry for sale. This is a flea market for tourists. I walked in and...More

Thank 12dbryan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So many different vendors with interesting wares! There are some of the typical cheap vendors with knock sunglasses and things of that nature but there are tons of locals with hand made items such as leather jewelry and bags, clay figurines, etc. there are also...More

Thank catlady423
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great combination of flea market meets cultural exchange. This market has gator burgers, fresh smoothies, character drawings, ice cream, knick, knacks...you name it. I am told that bartering is an acceptable form of payment. Nice atmosphere for you and old. Plenty of places...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to bargain and looking for souvenir t-shirts this is the place. The white t-shirt you can bargain, but not with the comfort color t-shirt. Its basically a mini-flea market. Before buying anything, do walk up and down the stalls, because may find...More

Thank hnre
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited twice--first, on the day that I arrived which was on a Saturday while I waited for my hotel room; and again on Monday which is what I recommend. The market is a whole different place during the week since it is less crowded(and...More

Thank seek2traveltheworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for gifts for family and friends, you should definitely go there. Their stands and shops are cheaper than a lot of shops in the french quarter.

Thank katherinebE2266BU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is like a flea market where there are a lot of stalls to grab souvenirs from. You can haggle the prices. The heat was too much though. No air conditioning just snow cones.

Thank rgeulen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tourist orientated with stall for jewellery, art, t-shirts, photos, souvenirs etc. Pretty much like any market but with an obvious focus on New Orleans and the French Quarter. There are a number of food stands as well, can be hot and across the road...More

Thank Grommet22
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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16 June 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.
25 January 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!
29 October 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