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The Joint

marthas vineyard
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The Joint

We are looking at stopping at the Joint over Memorial Day Weekend, (as we tried some of there food at the French Quarter Festival)

What I am wondering is it all right to be walking there from the Quarter for a lunch..I see its just over a mile, but we are fine walking if all is good along the way..

Walk or cab is my question

TIA

metpro

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1. Re: The Joint

depends on the time and how much you've been drinking! You may want to consider both--walk there, cab back!

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Spend half a day in By Water. Walking is not bad in NOLA if you can stop and rest every so often. Walk to Lost Love Lounge for a few bloody mary's and then walk to The Joint or JD's for lunch about 1PM or so. Then walk to Markey's and hang out for a few hours. After a few there walk to Bacchanal and have a few drinks outdoors and then dinner. They might even feel like going by Vaughn's.Take a cab back. Pretty good plan.

Lost Love Lounge @ 2529 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 504 - 400 - 6145.

http://lostlovelounge.com/

The Joint @ 801 Poland Ave., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 949 - 3232.

http://www.alwayssmokin.com/

Bacchanal Fine Wine and Spirits @ 600 Poland Ave., New Orelans, LA 504 - 948 - 9111.

http://www.bacchanalwine.com/

Jack Dempsey's @ 738 Poland Avenue, New Orleans, LA 504 - 943 - 9914.

http://www.jackdempseysllc.com/

Markey's Bar @ 640 Louisa Street, New Orleans, LA 504 - 943 - 0785.

Vaughn's Lounge @ 800 Lesseps St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 947 - 5562.

Adolpho's is casual reasonable Creole Italian above the Apple Barrel bar.

Adolpho's @ 611 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 504 - 948 - 3800.

Apple Barrel Bar @ 609 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 504 - 949- 9399.

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3. Re: The Joint

I walked to that general area twice within one day, so I'd say it's doable. :) It will take a chunk of your day, but you will walk through a lovely neighborhood (just walk through the middle of the Bywater, like Royal or Dauphine, St. Claude is less interesting IMO, or interesting in a different way)

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4. Re: The Joint

The Joint is very crowded at lunch so get there early!

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we did a bike tour thru the bywater and felt very safe, if you're just not sure about walking the distance, you could rent bikes by the day and bike over there-creates your own breeze which is nice!!!

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You can also take the 5 Marigny - Bywater bus during the day...$1.25 ea. Pick up on N. Peters at the end of St. Philip. (by French Market). Get off at Poland....reboard in same intersection. Right, Rodent?

www.norta.com/RTA_System/SystemMap/index.html

Bus...fast and air conditioned.

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7. Re: The Joint

Fitch, I didn't take the #5, but a couple passed me as I was walking towards or sitting outside Satsuma Cafe, so I know they do run and yes, they're a good option too :). I've only taken the other one (the one that runs on St. Claude) part of the way back once.

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