Frenchmen Orleans at 519, a Festiva Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFrenchmen Orleans at 519, a Festiva Resort New Orleans
Located in the French Quarter on Frenchmen street and surrounded by jazz clubs. A very cool hotel with very helpful staff
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... we all ate them we did agree on something- that they were stunningly delicious. It was no surprise at all why this little café on the outskirts of the French Quarter attracted hundreds of customers per hour. In fact it is so popular amongst pigeons that
the tops of every column were littered with deadly spikes to ward them away. Well now that you’ve read about this café longer than we were actually in the café, I’ll move on to some of ...
... headed to bourbon street and Clover Grill where a very friendly server took their order. Speck was of the opinion that the server was a bit jealous of Megan, wanting Nate for himself. After dinner and deciphering the bill (it came to $63 for 4 burgers and sides and 2 sodas) it was across the street to Lafittes, the oldest bar in America and then a walk back to the hotel. By the end of the day Megans pedometer estimated a total distance of 14 miles and change. ...
... people above us we stopped off into another bar called The Beach. We were having our beer in the patio area bit out the back when a girl came along selling test tube shots with a surprising twist. The twist being that you drink them out of her cleavage then you motor-boated said cleavage. She took quite a shining to Jake though and they shared an intimate moment when she mounted him on a stool and made him take another two.
After that round of debauchery ...
... all that great. The Crawfish Pie was tasteless and the bottom was burnt and the butter beans were too spicy so I added the rice they had alongside and that made it a little better. The other problem was I was pretty sure we were eating in a Gay restaurant. There several tables with just one man on his own which really looked out of place not sure why. Plus all the staff were men, there were no woman waitress or cooks or anything like that, really strange. We then decided ...
... d get an appreciation for how patriotic these guys really are when it comes to barracking for your country.
The next morning we departed early and followed the windy roads along the Mississippi. First destination was the Houmas House, an old plantation where they kept slaves back in the day. We joined a tour to get inside the house and check out the digs.