Where To Find Free Wi-Fi in New Orleans

Jean Jones
August 24, 2015


Today's workers are more mobile than they used to be thanks to laptops, tablets and smartphones. All in all, there are about 118 free Wi-Fi hot spots in New Orleans, making it easy to work and stay connected from almost anywhere in the city. Here is a list of a few spots you should check out:

Cafes and Coffeehouses

PJ's Coffee House
5432 Magazine St.

PJ's Coffee House is a local spot where you can get a hot cup of steaming Cafe au Lait, an Americano, or enjoy an Iced Granita, Velvet Ice or Iced Latte while checking Facebook. 

Ernst Cafe
600 S Peters St.

Located in the Warehouse District, Ernst Cafe is open 7 days a week to give customers the best service and great Wi-Fi access. Enjoy a cup of coffee or stop in for a late lunch and enjoy it on the outdoor patio. Try the Bayou Burger or Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp and any of their delicious drinks and desserts.

Cafe Luna
802 Nashville Ave.

Come in and try a beignet, muffin or bagel with a coffee sitting on the porch. This is a nice, relaxing place to sit, enjoy the morning and catch up on email or your newsfeed.

Stein's Market and Deli
2207 Magazine St.,

Stein's is a Jewish/Italian deli where you can enjoy a bagel with lox and cream cheese or a Rueben, Corned Beef or Pastrami sandwich while surfing the net on your laptop.

Bars and Restaurants

Cafe Carmo
527 Julia St.

Cafe Carmo is a great place to get vegetarian/vegan food – and for checking out Pinterest. They serve healthy vegan food with a Caribbean flair. If you’re looking for a great vegan restaurant or just want to try something new, stop in for lunch or dinner.

Cooter Brown's Tavern & Oyster Bar
509 S Carrollton Ave.

Cooter Brown's Tavern is more like an old saloon with hearty bar food. Burgers, chicken, po boys, seafood, salads and ice-cold brews are on the menu, along with free Wi-Fi.

Additional Free Wi-Fi Options

  • New Orleans Public Library
    219 Loyola Ave.
  • Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
    7001 Freret St.
  • Whole Foods Market
    5600 Magazine St.
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers
    31 McAlister Dr.
  • Ultimate Fitness
    4930 Prytania St. 
  • HulaMae's Laundry
    840 N. Rampart St.

What's your favorite Internet hot spot? Tell us why in the comments below.

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