Just around the river-bend sits Carrollton Avenue, a major thoroughfare full of restaurants and historic homes stretching 3.9 miles from Uptown to Mid-City. From its beginning at the foot of St. Charles Avenue and to its ending at the entrance of City Park, Carrollton Avenue is a fast-paced, eclectic street for locals and tourists to enjoy.
South Carrollton Avenue stretches from St. Charles Avenue to Canal Street and intersects both Oak Street and Maple Street, two of Carrollton neighborhoods funkiest streets. The St. Charles Avenue streetcar line runs down the neutral ground of South Carrollton. Historic homes and parks can be seen up and down the street, with Creole architecture and unique finishes.
You can’t travel through South Carrollton Avenue without stopping at the famous Camellia Grill. The diner-style eatery is a landmark restaurant in the city with hospitable servers and quality diner food. If you’re craving something else, don’t worry - South Carrollton is full of restaurants to choose from. From pizza to sushi to hamburgers to steak, there is something for everyone. Enjoy a meal at Boucherie, and be sure to finish with some Krispy Kreme bread pudding. Eat like a local at Ye Olde College Inn, a Creole restaurant offering New Orleans favorites. After dinner, visit Rock 'n Bowl for some old-school bowling, craft beers and live music.
North Carrollton runs from Canal Street to City Park, intersecting with Esplanade Avenue and Wisner Boulevard. This stretch is filled with even more restaurants and bars to choose from. Enjoy a meal at a local eatery or cure your sweet tooth with some gelato and unique Italian treats from Angelo Brocato. There are plenty of family-friendly restaurants in this area, and is a perfect place to go before headed to City Park.
From Downtown, you can hop on the Canal Street streetcar and hop off at the intersection of North Carrollton Ave. From Downtown or Uptown, take the St. Charles Avenue streetcar to end of the line at South Carrollton Ave. The Carrollton Avenue Bus 90 can take you from South Carrollton to North Carrollton, past City Park and to Gentilly.