LakeviewNew Orleans Neighborhood
A “suburban” gem on the outskirts of New Orleans, if you ask a resident of Lakeview, they’ll tell you it’s the best place to live within Orleans Parish. It’s perfect for someone looking for a larger lot and home, with room to spread out.
Lakeview is not as old as the rest of New Orleans, and because of Katrina is now mostly populated with new, large single family homes. Lakeview’s resident’s love that it is close to Metairie, so there is more access to shopping, and quick access to I-10 than the rest of the city. Living in Lakeview, New Orleans you’re twenty minutes from everything.
On the other side of the neighborhood is City Park, which if you find the right street to live on you can walk right over the levee into the park. Lakeview might have some awesome neighbors, but it’s not too shabby itself when it comes to shopping and especially dining. Lakeview boast some fabulous dining experiences, boutique retail shops, and even two grocery stores that are truly and lovely grocery shopping experience. The beer selection at Lakeview Grocery will have you swooning.
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Walking distance to City Park, quaint shopping and dining area, large modern homes, make Lakeview a desirable neighborhood in New Orleans.
our fave lakeview hauntsDining, Drinking, and Fun in Lakeview
Rizzuto's Ristorante & Chop House
1356, 6262 Fleur De Lis Dr
New Orleans, LA 70124
If you are looking for authentic Italian with an “Old World” vibe look no further than Rizutto’s Ristorante & Chop House. A formal eatery with tufted red velvet banquettes and doting wait staff that wear formal attire. Rizuotto’s is the perfect date night and has been around long enough to know how to do it right, ask a few of our realtor’s who might have gone there to eat before their high school proms (not pointing at anyone). Try the seafood manicotti, you won’t be disappointed.
New Canal Lighthouse
u do 8001 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA
Located at the end of West End and the beginning of Lakeshore Drive, a lighthouse has stood sentry on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain since 1839 but has been replaced and renovated through the years, until it’s final incarnation which was completed in 2005, due to the damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Visit the museum or stroll around and take in the sights. No matter what do it’s a wonderful place to spend the day.
244 Harrison Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124
Not in the mood for grown-up one on one time? Want a family-friendly alternative where you can eat, drink, and let the kiddos play without the threat of them having a break-down in the middle of a quiet dining area? Look no further than The Backyard on Harrison Ave. And did we mention that they have an amazing craft beer and cocktail menu? Along with enough flat screens so you can watch the game in peace? Let the kids play on the playset and enjoy a good cocktail while noshing on BBQ.