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  • 1. Aidan Gill for Men

    Garden District | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Merging the attentiveness of a spa with the old-world charm of a barbershop, this high-end men's salon caters to guys who prefer getting a hot...Read More

  • 2. Aunt Sally's Praline Shop

    French Quarter | Food/Candy

    Satisfy your sweet tooth with an array of pralines, made while you watch. The traditional version is concocted from cane sugar spiked with pecans...Read More

  • 3. Aux Belles Choses

    Uptown | Gifts/Souvenirs

    This dreamy cottage of French and English delights has richly scented soaps, vintage and new linens, antique enamelware, collectible plates...Read More

  • 4. Blue Frog Chocolates

    Uptown | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Chocolates and other confections from all over the world are sold from an old-fashioned display case, and truffles, cocoa, and a host of other...Read More

  • 5. Café du Monde

    French Quarter | Food/Candy

    This open-air café and New Orleans landmark serves café au lait (half coffee, half hot milk) and beignets (holeless doughnuts sprinkled liberally...Read More

  • 6. Canine Connection & Canine Culture

    Uptown | Gifts/Souvenirs

    This dog boarding facility has a retail shop that stocks an array of gourmet pet food and treats, designer bowls, toys, health products, canine...Read More

  • 7. Erzulie's Authentic Voudou

    French Quarter | Gifts/Souvenirs

    If the food, music, and architecture of New Orleans hasn't yet cast its spell on you, this voodoo shop might do the trick. Altars display good...Read More

  • 8. Esoterica Occult Goods

    French Quarter | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Calling itself "the one-stop shop for all your occult needs," this store is a great place to pick up potions, gris-gris bags, jewelry, spell...Read More

  • 9. Evans Creole Candy Factory

    French Quarter | Food/Candy

    The aroma of candy cooking will draw you in to this sweets shop, established in 1900. You'll find a variety of pralines, pecan logs, and New...Read More

  • 10. Forever New Orleans

    French Quarter | Gifts/Souvenirs

    It's all about the Crescent City in this small shop filled with New Orleans–themed items, including glassware adorned with pewter fleurs-de...Read More

  • 11. French Market

    French Quarter | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Vendors have been selling their wares on this spot since 1791, making it one of the oldest public marketplaces in the country. Today, the French...Read More

  • 12. Hazelnut

    Uptown | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Founded by stage and television actor Bryan Batt (he played Salvatore Romano on Mad Men ) and his partner, Tom Cianfichi, this jewel box of...Read More

  • 13. Idea Factory

    French Quarter | Gifts/Souvenirs

    At this fun little shop, wood becomes art at the hands of craftspeople who carve functional clocks, clipboards, and jewelry boxes, as well as...Read More

  • 14. Laura's Candies

    French Quarter | Food/Candy

    In the candy-making business since 1913, this shop sells sweet pralines as well as chocolate specialties—including its signature Mississippi...Read More

  • 15. New Orleans Museum of Art gift shop

    Mid-City | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Stocked with art and photography books, children's items, puzzles, jewelry, and locally made crafts, this gift shop is well worth a visit, even...Read More

  • 16. New Orleans School of Cooking and Louisiana General Store

    French Quarter | Food/Candy

    Learn how to make a roux and other Louisiana cooking techniques at this school that's inside a renovated 1800s molasses warehouse. Lessons are...Read More

  • 17. Orient Expressed Imports

    Uptown | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Imported porcelain, vases, ceramics, jewelry, and the store's own line of smocked children's clothing are popular gift items. The shop also...Read More

  • 18. Rendezvous Inc.

    French Quarter | Gifts/Souvenirs

    A throwback to the days of Southern belles, this shop on Jackson Square has linens and lace, ranging from christening outfits for babies to...Read More

  • 19. Santa's Quarters

    French Quarter | Gifts/Souvenirs

    It's Christmas year-round at this shop, which displays a diverse range of traditional and novelty ornaments and decorations, Santa Clauses of...Read More

  • 20. Scriptura

    Uptown | Gifts/Souvenirs

    The Italian-leather address books, fancy journals, hand-decorated photo albums, specialty papers, custom stationery, handmade invitations, and...Read More

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