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Dinner and a movie are always great date night options. But after a while, date night can end up turning into a routine more than a fun outing. If you’re looking for date ideas, whether for a first date with a partner or a night away from the kids with your spouse, check out our options below.

We’ve found the best spots near you to give you the variety you have been craving for. Think outside the box and dare to try something different for your next date night! Turn a regular night into one to remember forever.
August - Chef John Besh
August - Chef John Besh

(504) 299-9777

301 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions Website

Feast on contemporary French cuisine at Restaurant August in the Central Business District of New Orleans. The restaurant offers an elegant environment and a two-story wine room, stocked with wines from France, Italy and the United States. Restaurant August provides a luxurious, romantic getaway for you and your date.

Bayona
Bayona

(504) 525-4455

430 Dauphine St
New Orleans, LA 70112   Directions Website

Enjoy a romantic meal in the New Orleans French Quarter at the award-winning Bayona restaurant. The eatery has three dining rooms and patio dining available, all boasting floral beauty and signature style unique to the restaurant. For extra special quiet time with your sweetheart, visit the wine room.

Boomtown Casino
Boomtown Casino

(504) 366-7711

4132 Peters Rd
Harvey, LA 70058   Directions Website

Dine, drink, and gamble the night away at Boomtown Casino. The casino and nightlife hot spot is home to over 1,500 slot machines and 30 table games that can make you go bust or send you home a winner. While you're visiting Boomtown, take some time to hit up the Boomers Live and Loaded venue for a show. The venue has something going on most everyday of the week.

Cafe Du Monde
Cafe Du Monde

(504) 581-2914

800 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

No trip to New Orleans is complete without visiting the famous Cafe Du Monde. The 24-hour cafe was first established in the Crescent City in 1862 and continues to be a traditional coffee shop that serves up dark roasted coffee, white and chocolate milk, fresh squeezed orange juice, soft drinks, world famous beignets and more. Whatever you do, don't leave without trying a beignet from this local attraction.

Cooter Brown's Tavern
Cooter Brown's Tavern

(504) 866-9104

509 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118   Directions Website

At 400 varieties, you probably couldn't sample all of the beer at Cooter Brown's Tavern but you could try! Watch your favorite team battle it out on one of the 17 flat screens and chow down on some of the best shrimp, oysters and seafood in the city. Take a look at the walls to see which celebrities have made it into the "Obeertuary and Barsoleum," you may be surprised at who's face you'll see.

Herbsaint Bar & Restaurant
Herbsaint Bar & Restaurant

(504) 524-4114

701 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions Website

Take your honey out on a romantic date to lunch, dinner, dessert or drinks at the Herbsaint Bar & Restaurant. The Saint Charles Avenue restaurant serves up the best in Southern cuisine and offers a wine list that's hard to refuse. The laid back scene at Herbsaint is the perfect place to relax with your one-and-only.

Oak Alley Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation

(504) 265-2151

3645 Highway 18
Vacherie, LA 70090   Directions Website

Forget what the history books have told you about Southern plantation homes and see the beauty of one for yourself. The Oak Alley Plantation has been standing since the late 1830s and its famous live oak trees have been around even longer.

Rock’n‘Bowl
Rock’n‘Bowl

(504) 861-1700

3016 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118   Directions Website

he Rock’n‘Bowl has become a recognized part of the New Orleans music scene. A worthwhile night time activity with a bowling alley, bar, restaraunt and huge dance floor with live music 7 nights a week. Go on Thursday night with Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas.

Royal Carriages
Royal Carriages

(504) 943-8820

700 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

Don't forget to slow down a little and enjoy a mule-drawn carriage tour. See the wonder of the city's historical arhcitecture and quaint cobblestone alleys with Royal Carriages having a legacy of over 70 years experience in the New Orleans sightseeing industry.

Sucre
Sucre

(504) 571-5323

3025 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115   Directions Website

Visit Sucre with your favorite date to snack on something sweet. Try some of the finest chocolates, cookies and macaroons in the city - your sweet tooth and your sweetheart will leave this confectionery shop completely satisfied.

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