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Bywater Historic District

New Orleans, LA 70117
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The 6th borough

This is definitely the best place to go in New Orleans is you want visit Brooklyn, but can't afford... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Kevin M
New Orleans, Louisiana
Eclectic, Engaging, Artistic

It's easy to spend a part of a day or even a whole day in the Bywater Neighborhood. This... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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A quiet, swampy neighborhood downriver from the French Quarter.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
26 May 2017
“The 6th borough”
28 Dec 2016
“Eclectic, Engaging, Artistic”
New Orleans, LA 70117
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is definitely the best place to go in New Orleans is you want visit Brooklyn, but can't afford it. The park at the river is fantastic.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It's easy to spend a part of a day or even a whole day in the Bywater Neighborhood. This neighborhood has a cool, experimental vibe.There are plenty of eateries, music venues, art spots and interesting things to see. From Dr. Bob's to The Joint, Euclid...More

Thank DB-Raw
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I recently stayed with my family in Bywater and answer to old reviews (2012) regarding the safety of the district. We never felt unsafe. Day and night. It is the place where I would go back with great pleasure; As others said, it is not...More

2  Thank nonekaro
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Much to see and do in Bywater … take a walk around, talk to people, stop here and there, see some things, do some things, whatever you feel, this is New Orleans, folks want you to enjoy, visit Parkway Bakery … the best po-boys around,...More

3  Thank Rosebud50402
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Bywater --- worth a trip if you want good BBQ. You'll find The Joint here, and if you come daytime in nice weather, you might want to check out the new Crescent Park - a reclamation of waterfront that is now available for walking, biking,...More

2  Thank rollngstone
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely bright colors and ironwork on the houses here. Some construction is still ongoing. Close to the Qrtr but quiet in the evenings.

3  Thank Navpreet A
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Don't be put off by the area you'll drive through on your way into the Bywater from I-10. Once you're in the neighborhood, you'll find it friendly and fun, and as safe as any urban neighborhood for visitors who respect the place and its residents....More

7  Thank susansname
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Away from the tourist areas and just felt like home-houses, restaurants and pubs all side by side in an avant garde area-just go and be surprised at the lack of tourists and the wonderful vibe down here

5  Thank Sue L
Reviewed 28 December 2012

This neighborhood is THE neighborhood that is NOLA to this writer... So many places to visit... The Joint (best BBQ in NOLA), Elizabeth's for brunch (praline bacon), Satsuma (healthy alternative for food... and worth every minute!!), Markey's Bar (awesome bar... watch out for a Saints...More

5  Thank Eric2483
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Great to just walk around & see an urban area in the process of revitalization. There are lots of junque stores & good restaurants & bars. It is so much better than the Quarter.

4  Thank kitkit1
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