Eat Local Specialty Markets in New Orleans

By Colleen Rush / Photography By Matthew Noel | Last Updated September 23, 2015
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Shopping for fresh, specialty and local goods has never been easier in New Orleans. Whether you’re searching for a funky cheese, spectacular yard eggs, or a flat of peak-season strawberries, you’re never too far from the place that sells it. From beloved, family-run neighborhood stores to butcher shops to farmer’s markets, this is where we go when we’re makin’ groceries in New Orleans.


Terranova's Supermarket

Terranova's Saturday-only muffaletta photo by RL Reeves aka the Scrumptious Chef
Why We Love It: Maybe it’s the green onion sausage and limited supply of Saturday-only muffalettas, or maybe it’s the three generations of Terranova men who have worked behind the counter. You can stock up on the...
|3308 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA, us

Crescent City Farmers Market

New Orleans Crescent City Farmers Market
Why We Love It: Our city’s weekly market really gets around. Four days a week, you’ll find the best in fresh, local groceries in a neighborhood near you, and it’s a prime chance to meet the farmers and shop the...
|200 Broadway St. at the River, New Orleans, LA, us
|1235 N. Peters Street, New Orleans, LA, us
|3700 Orleans Avenue at the Bayou, New Orleans, LA, us
|700 Magazine Street at Girod Street, New Orleans, LA, us

St. James Cheese Company

New Orleans cheese emporium, St. James Cheese Company
Why We Love It: In their own words, “It is a playground for the cheese rookie, the rind-sniffing expert, and the curd curious.” This is where New Orleans goes for funky, soft, crumbly, or hard-to-find fromage,...
|5004 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 899-4737

Cleaver & Co.

Cleaver & Co. is an upscale butcher shop in New Orleans
Why We Love It: Because … meat. But not just any meat. Cleaver & Co. is a full-service butcher shop specializing in locally-sourced meats. They know exactly where’s the beef (and pork and chicken) because they...
|3917 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 227-3830

Hollygrove Market & Farm

Why We Love It: This farmer’s market store operates seven days a week and is stocked with local, seasonal food delivered directly from nearby farms (including their own). If you have trouble getting to one of the...
|8301 Olive St. , New Orleans, LA, us
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