If you find yourself in Uptown after lunch, Wayfare is the perfect place to go for that mid-afternoon meal that becomes way more common when you’re on vacation. It’s a great spot to split a nice bottle wine and eat some house-made cured meats, but they also serve a great lineup of sandwiches, with everything from an eggplant banh mi to a bacon jam-topped burger. For us though, the best time to stop here is during their daily Happy Hour from 3pm - 6pm when all drinks and appetizers are half off.
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Jacques-Imo’s in Uptown is part-restaurant, part-party, and one place in New Orleans that could never exist anywhere else.
Le Bon Temps Roule
When you get out of a show at Tipitina’s, walk up to Le Bon Temps Roule to play some pool, catch more music, or just drink until sunrise.
Superior Seafood And Oyster Bar
Superior Seafood in the Garden District is the perfect place to sit back and relax as you try to your body weight in seafood.
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Willie Mae’s Scotch House
No trip to New Orleans is complete without a trip to Willie Mae’s Scotch House in the Treme for fried chicken.
Cafe Sbisa serves classic creole food, but really you come here for the great second floor patio, or to grab drinks at their restored bar.
Parkway Bakery & Tavern
For the best po’boy in New Orleans, head to Parkway in Mid-City and you won’t be disappointed.
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Tipitina’s is one of the best spots to see live music in New Orleans, and it regularly hosts some of the biggest brass shows in the city.
Next door to the Ace Hotel, Seaworthy serves oysters, burgers, and caviar until 1am, along with great cocktails.
Maple Leaf Bar
The Maple Leaf in Uptown is a great bar to see some live music, often until 4am, and it hosts the Rebirth Brass Band every Tuesday.
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