Named after New Orleans inspired musician Jeremy Davenport, the Davenport Lounge features live music with an open dance floor and a variety of beverages at the bar to keep you going all night. Located on the third level of the Ritz Carlton Hotel off Canal St, you can enjoy a beautiful overlook of the city from the lounge’s balcony. Davenport Lounge’s indoor couches also make it a great place to relax and experience a classier essence of New Orleans culture.
Court of Two Sisters
This two storied restaurant on Royal St. is the pinnacle of southern hospitality. At the Court of Two Sisters, you can expect the staff to cater to your every need! The convenience of the buffet-styled menu allows you to control your own dish for those who don’t like waiting to be served or enjoy having dessert first. After you make your food selections, you can take your seat at a table outdoors , a great spot for people who enjoy sunny spring mornings. You can also sit inside in the air conditioning with windows lining every room. No matter the location, live jazz music will follow you throughout your stay leaving you filled both body and soul.
Lobby of Westin Canal Place
If you’re looking for a place to retreat to after a day full of sightseeing in the city, simply make your way to the 11th floor of the Westin Hotel to kick your feet up and relax. With the comfortable seating and a great restaurant just a few feet away, the Lobby of Westin Canal Place is a great spot to unwind while watching the commotion of the city through the hotel’s larger-than-life windows. Although available during the day, the city lights are mesmerizing at night, allowing you to revel in the beauty of the city from afar.
The Roosevelt New Orleans
You don’t need to have a room number to enjoy all of what The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel has to offer. With special amenities available year round, the hardest decision to make is what to do first. One of the most renowned attractions is the iconic pastries and beverages found in the lobby at Teddy’s Cafe. During the rare cooler months in the south, there is no better way to start your morning than with the hotel’s original Roosevelt Coffee Blend. To add, spending your evening with a piping cup of hot chocolate is a good move as well. While the soft jazz music plays in the background, you can easily drift away from reality and relax in the Roosevelt’s calming atmosphere.
Fogo De Chao
Ranking in at four stars, Fogo de Chao gives you a taste of its festive Brazilian roots while maintaining a crisp, professional ambiance. The dimly lit dining room promotes a more intimate undertone and with closing at 11pm, the restaurant is open long enough so that one can feast and appreciate the modern surroundings. As the meal comes to an end, Fogo De Chao’s papaya cream dessert is the most popular way to bring the night to a close. With vanilla ice cream, black currant liqueur and fresh papaya, there is such thing as a happily ever after.
Windsor Court Hotel New Orleans
Elegant and sophisticated, the Windsor Court Hotel fulfills every aspect of the word class. You can hop over to the Polo Lounge where the finest New Orleans jazz musicians play with your heartstrings. Then you can indulge in savory, sultry meals in the hotel’s four star restaurant, The Grill Room. You can also dress up for brunch and tea in the morning or dress down to tour the city right outside the front doors. No matter how long your list of needs and wants is, the Windsor Court will check every box.
House of Blues
There is something going on almost every day this lively tourist stop, the House of Blues. From burlesque shows to big named artists performing, there is no end to the innately New Orleans entertainment you can experience. Jambalaya and po’boys are available for purchase, maintaining the culture inside this facility as much as what’s on the outside. You can buy tickets to these shows but be sure to do so quickly, as they sell out rapidly. And once they’re gone, they’re gone. Don’t miss out on the opportunity in store at the House of Blues.