11 people shot in New Orleans, police say

New Orleans police said 11 people were shot early Sunday in the city's famed French Quarter.

Two of the victims were in critical condition, police said.

Police initially said 10 people were taken for treatment at local medical facilities. They later added that another person walked in to a local hospital seeking treatment. There was no further information about their condition.

No arrests had been made, police said, with any motive unclear.

The shooting took place on a busy commercial block of Canal Street that has streetcar tracks and is near many hotels.

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This legendary downtown spot features a new menu every day, filled with finger-lickin' courses of traditional New Orleans food. 

416 Chartres Street. New Orleans, LA 

GW Fins

Fresh fish served daily. Their motto is "Nature writes the menu" -- so expect the unexpected. 

808 Bienville, Street New Orleans, LA


Though pricey, this charming NOLA establishment is a must-visit for any kind of foodie. Serving their expert take on American-French foods, Gautreau's is most definitely a place to hit. 

1728 Soniat St, New Orleans, LA

Cafe Degas

According to their website, the restaurant is considered "the longest running and most Gallic French Restaurant in New Orleans." However, the aesthetic of the establishment isn't old at all -- instead, Cafe Degas is praised for being a "whimsical" and "fun" restaurant. 

There is a tree that grows in the middle of the dining room, giving guests the illusion they're dining in a treehouse. 

3127 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans


Modern creole cuisine is served up in an 1800s NOLA townhouse. "My goal for the Upperline is to be a haven for our guests, restoring their serenity after the daily hassles of the world with great Louisiana food, serious wine, and Creole hospitality," said one of their founders

1413 Upperline Street, New Orleans, LA


A relatively new restaurant, Lüke offers a Franco-German cuisine. The brasserie has been hailed as a go-to for locals and food connoisseurs alike.  

333 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA

Cafè Du Monde

Sure, it's all over your Instagram home page (and the sugar gets all over your clothes), but if you went to New Orleans and skipped Cafè Du Monde, did you really go to New Orleans?

The answer is no. This historic establishment has been serving up the best darn beignets you've ever had -- they've been a thing since opening their first stand in 1862. These French-style treats (think fluffier fried dough) are doused in sugar and chased with a sip of Cafe Au Lait. 

Pro tip: Dip the beignets into coffee. You won't regret it. And it's cash only!

800 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA


176 years of impeccable food, history and charm. 

713 Saint Louis Street, New Orleans, LA

Jaques Imo

This quirky, colorful restaurant is known for its fried chicken and outside decor -- including a truck-side table! 

8324 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA


Initially known for their incredible brunch, back in 1946, Brennan's is a NOLA institution. SInce undergoing a massive renovation a few years back, the restaurant continues to offer one of the classier New Orleans experiences, including manners classes! 

Plus, they INVENTED the banana foster, so skipping on that would be a big mistake. Huge. 

417 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA

Dreamy Weenies 

A local NOLA hot-dog stop that has amassed quite a following. Unfortunately, it's closing at the end of July -- so get those dogs in quick! 

740 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA


You might wait in line for hours, they might yell at you (we have first-hand experience) and you never know who you're going to meet -- but this hole-in-the-wall breakfast/dinner establishment is calling your name. 

401 Poydras, New Orleans, LA

Commander's Palace

A go-to in the historic Garden District, this spot has been serving New Orleans locals since 1893. Make sure you go on a weekend for its renowned jazz brunch. 

1403 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA


Since 1918, Arnaud's has been delighting guests with the best of the best Creole food that the French Quarter has to offer. The establishment has been kept in the family, run by the fourth generation of owners. 

813 Rue Bienville, New Orleans, LA

Napoleon House

Located in the heart of the French Quarter, this establishment is known for its wild history. According to the restaurant's website, the 200-year-old landmark offered refuge to Napoleon in 1821. 

A family took over the residence in 1914, and it switched owners in 2015, but it continues today as a landmark bar. 

500 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA


Police Supt. Shaun Ferguson said police quickly responded to the scene as patrols were heightened for this weekend’s Bayou Classic, the annual Thanksgiving weekend rivalry football game between Grambling State and Southern University that’s played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Police said the investigation was ongoing.

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