Located in the heart of the French Quarter, Cigar Factory is a cigar-lover's dream. Here, you can watch master cigarmakers at work. Among the specialty styles made here are the Plantation Reserve, Tres Hermanos and Vieux Carre. There are tables along the wall so you can sit and smoke or just watch the masters do their work. This is also the only cigar factory in New Orleans, boasting 100% hand-rolled cigars. Cigarmakers are available for special events.
In the heart of the French Quarter, this voodoo shop doubles as a shrine to the famous Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau of New Orleans. Psychic readings, voodoo dolls, statues and altars are the real thing, not found in other touristy spots. Whether you come to the Big Easy for business or pleasure, you can find an original souvenir and even learn a little something of the black arts from around the world at Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo.
This unique shop, run by the Sutton family, offers a wide variety of celebrity memorabilia. The objects presented range from presidential autographs to items belonging to celebrities. Vintage 329 has countless items from great names, such as Julia Roberts and Sting. You never know quite what you'll come across as you peruse the selection at Vintage 329.
Poeyfarre Market specializes in bringing Warehouse District shoppers a variety of local grocery products from other area specialty stores, alongside pantry staples and fresh produce. For example, the shelves are lined with cheese from St. James Cheese Company, gourmet meats from Rare Cuts and bread from Dong Phoung Bakery. Poeyfarre Market also sells pre-made sandwiches and salads from The Green Fork and Sucre's signature cupcakes. Let's not forget their variety of beers, wines and liquor!
Elegant French decor isn't limited to those lucky enough to reside in the French countryside. Maison de Provence gives everyone in search of French-styling interesting options that generally don't saturate the marketplace. For instance, Maison de Provence's owner, Terri Goldsmith, carefully selects and imports 18th and 19th-century pieces from France, Italy and Sweden to give her clients access to truly unique items. Other things they happen to carry are tables and chairs, painted chests and wardrobes, and accessories along with custom upholstered furniture.
In a matter of minutes, Tiny Buffalo Clothing can take your design and print it on the shirt of your choice. This Oak Street t-shirt parlor gives everyone the opportunity to see their own designs become wearable art through a new printing technique. What is fantastic about the process is that the full-colored detailed designs are created in as few as 15 minutes. In addition to custom prints, Tiny Buffalo Clothing stocks fleur de lis , "Who Dat" accessories, and a line of shirts (many with New Orleans flare) are available only from Tiny Buffalo. - Bethany Culp
Tarot cards, crystal balls, astrology, numerology and psychic wisdom is what you'll find on the menu here. A New Orleans charm for more than 75 years, Bottom of the Cup Tearoom is no ordinary experience. Esoteric books, hard-to-find metaphysical items, rare crystals, fine jewelery and hand-made gifts crowd their shelves and world-renowned psychics offer their readings here. So be prepared for a soul trip!
Dieses Familienunternehmen floriert bereits seit 1945. Es ist stolz auf seinen Titel, der älteste und größte Hersteller des Landes von handgearbeiteten und handgenieteten Kupferlaternen zu sein. Diese Gaslaternen mit offener Flamme sind überall im French Quarter bei solch berühmten Einrichtungen wie Cafe du Monde, Cabildo und Brennan's zu finden. Sie schmücken auch Gebäude in allen 50 Staaten der USA ebenso wie in dreizehn anderen Ländern. Man kann in der Galerie vorbeischauen und direkt von ihrem hochwertigen Angebot auswählen oder ein nach eigenen Geschmack angefertigtes Sondermodell bestellen, das von den dortigen Handwerkern angefertigt wird, die auch anhand des Entwurfes den Massstab berechnen und Größenempfehlungen geben. Man bekommt vorab eine kostenlose Computerzeichnung, die im Detail zeigt, wie die fertig Lampe aussieht.
Don’t leave New Orleans without taking a bit of the Crescent City back to friends and family. The vast selection of New Orleans gifts and souvenirs at Gumbo File offers something for everyone. This French Quarter souvenir shop, situated on Decatur Street, is stocked with Mardi Gras beads, masks, New Orleans T-Shirts, and glassware. A variety of ingredients to aid with cooking a New Orleans meal in your own home including hot sauces, beignet mixes, seasonings, and, of course, the file finish on your homemade gumbo are also available. -Bethany Culp
You can easily find a lot of New Orleans in this store featuring denim, hand painted shirts and embroidered designs, locally hand crafted dolls, jewelry, hand blown glass, souvenirs, books and culinary items. Each piece is uniquely "New Orleans" and will help you remember your visit for years to come. Bayou Threads also offers worldwide shipping so you don't have to carry your little jewel with you on your trip back home!