Variety of delicious local food stands with covered outdoor seating- occasional cooking demonstrations, souvenirs, fresh market
Cafe du Monde
Cafe du Monde Get there really early or really late or expect to wait in line. There is a to-go line closest to the river. Waiters / waitresses also take to go orders.
Court of Two Sisters
Court of Two Sisters- Buffet of delicious local food. The Jazz Brunch is phenomenal!! They also have a casual sister restaurant around the corner- great for groups: Court Tavern.
Red Fish Grill
So good!!! For everyone. Great local food- seasoning, options, pricing- love it! Kids menu and coloring sheet available. It’s on Bourbon Street but in a kid-friendly section of the street.
This is the first place I ever tried Char-grilled Oysters and now I’m hooked! They are delicious! They also have a kids menu for pickier eaters.
LPK French Quarter
My stepkids love coming here. It’s close to the French Market. Great pizza with local options as well.
Outside of the French Quarter
Barcadia in the CBD: The arcade!! Casual restaurant that will keep kids happy (Kid-friendly until 9). Relaxed spot for grown ups to sit and have a break while kids play
They have a great kids menu with smaller tacos, grilled cheeses etc. Outside seating- dog friendly!