Faubourg Marigny, on the downriver border of the French Quarter, is an original Creole neighborhood named for 19th century aristocrat Bernard de Marigny de Mandeville. In 1800, when his father died, Marigny became the richest 15-year-old in America, inheriting a vast fortune and the plantation which once defined the neighborhood.
In typical Big Easy style, Marigny lost the family homestead to gambling (he’s credited with creating the game of craps), but his loss was the city’s gain because the Marigny, with its Creole cottages, Frenchmen Street music clubs, St. Claude Avenue bars, and eclectic restaurants, is a neighborhood not be missed.
All of these spots have outdoor dining options and offer takeout, unless specified otherwise. And many of the bars and restaurants — especially on Frenchmen Street — are still in the process of reopening, so expect more updates.
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