The Shops at the Upper Pontalba



Dirty Coast

630 Chartres Street

 HOURS: Daily, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.



Just Fun Socks

504 Saint Peter Street

Just Fun Socks exists to provide you a fun and fashionable shopping experience. From novelty to animals to profession themed socks, we provide amazing socks & gifts for all ages! You will find the perfect design, theme, or style, and more than likely a smile or laugh as well.

 HOURS: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Nola Foot Candy

510 Saint Peter Street, (504) 252-9144

You’ll never get enough of Foot Candy! Delicious shoe styles from all over the world are waiting for you in Jackson Square! From your favorite designers to one of a kind items, you’ll leave Foot Candy wanting more!

HOURS: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Cella’s Boutique 

514 Saint Peter Street

Cella’s Boutique is a fashion-forward women’s boutique specializing in excellent priced, high-quality clothing, along with unique and intricate jewelry. Also rich in accessories, it provides colorful scarves and fashionable footwear for every occasion!

HOURS: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Muse Inspired Fashions

532 Saint Peter Street, (504) 522-8738

This boutique clothing and accessory store is an outpost of the original, founded in Memphis in 2003 by stylista Lisa Doss. Muse caters to the design-conscious “Funky Diva and Metrosexual Male”, stocking a range of clothing, shoes and more from top designers and brands, including Desigual, Johnny Was, and Ryu. The store also carries the Virgin Saints and Angel’s line of handmade jewelry inspired by objects of religious iconography. 

HOURS: Open daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


542 Saint Peter Street, (504) 522-8443

Specializes in vintage statues, antique religious prints, one of a kind art and hand crafted items like Virgins Saints and Angels jewelry and Crossroads Pottery.

Chapel Hats

536 Saint Peter Street, (504) 586-1188

Chapel Hats is your premier shopping destination for high quality men’s and women’s headwear.

HOURS: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Rendezvous Linens & Lace 

522 Saint Peter Street, (504) 522-0225

For 35 years, Rendezvous Linens & Lace has been New Orleans’ premier boutique for exquisite, handmade linen and lace children’s clothing. Using vintage, hand-embroidered lace (much of it made 20-40 years ago), Rendezvous creates one-of-a-kind and custom-made pieces, and specializes in christening gowns, Communion dresses, and caps for babies and toddlers. Delicate lace table runners, intricate doilies and other fine lace linens are also available. Items are hand-made locally, and custom orders can be completed in as little as two days. 

HOURS: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Fudgery 

631 Decatur Street
HOURS: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


The Restaurants at the Upper Pontalba


The Corner Oyster House

500 Saint Peter Street, (504) 522-2999

Situated on one of the busiest corners in the French Quarter, the Corner Oyster House lives up to its name and location – a sports bar/restaurant serving up fast, easy, casual New Orleans favorites to the crowds of visitors who flock to the landmarks and attractions in the historic Vieux Carre. The menu covers both American classics and local specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including po-boys, seafood platters, burgers, salads and the restaurant’s namesake oyster, served every which way (raw, fried, in shooters, cocktails and soups, and bacon-wrapped). The full-service bar offers a selection of beer, cocktails and house specialty frozen daiquiris. 

Cafe Pontalba

546 Saint Peter Street, (504) 522-1180

Surrounded in floor-to-ceiling folding doors that open onto Jackson Square and offer direct views of St. Louis Cathedral, Café Pontalba is located on a prime corner at St. Peter Street and Chartres. The menu at Café Pontabla is heavy on New Orleans’ classic cuisine, from casual fried seafood po-boys, jambalaya and etouffee to local specialties, including barbecue shrimp, blackened alligator, and sautéed catfish topped with pecans. The restaurant’s full bar serves cocktails (including an eye-opener Bloody Mary), a selection of wines, and domestic and imported beers.