Where to find food, gas, groceries in New Orleans metro area after Hurricane Ida

Kandace Wysock

Table of Contents ATMsGrocery storesMore from NOLAWeekend.comGas stationsRestaurantsPharmaciesHardware stores & home improvementOther resources NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Many Louisiana residents who hunkered down during Hurricane Ida are adapting to a new normal while trying to find items to restock their fridges, fill up their gas tanks and cans, and begin […]

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Many Louisiana residents who hunkered down during Hurricane Ida are adapting to a new normal while trying to find items to restock their fridges, fill up their gas tanks and cans, and begin the process of repairs and rebuilding.

Here’s a list of what’s open in New Orleans and the surrounding areas.

Critical resources, such as gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants and hardware stores, are open during the post-Hurricane Ida recovery.

This list is continuously being updated as we get information. Check back for updates. Please call to confirm a business is open before you drive out.

Don’t see your store or location on this list? Please e-mail us at [email protected].

ATMs

  • Navy Federal Credit UnionSeveral ATMs set up at Federal City branch at 501 O’Bannon St, Suite 110, New Orleans, LA 70114

Grocery stores

Costco

  • 3900 Dublin St., New Orleans, LA 70118

Ideal Market

  • 3805 Hessmer Ave, Metairie LA 70002
  • 4421 Airline Dr, Metairie, LA 70001
  • 250 S Broad New Orleans, LA 70119
  • 653 Terry Pkwy, Gretna, LA 70056

Robért Fresh Market: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • 2222 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117
  • 8115 South Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118
  • 5016 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA 70006
  • 7355 Highland Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Whole Foods Market

  • Whole Foods Arabella Station – 5600 Magazine St.Phone: 504-899-9119Other info: Debit or credit purchases only. No cash back. Limited offerings. No coffee bar. Very few team members working.

Rouses Markets

These stores are open with limited capacities with limited staffing.

  • 4001 General DeGaulle Dr, New Orleans, LA 70114
  • 2851 Belle Chasse Hwy, Gretna, LA 70056
  • 91 Westbank Expy Suite 600, Gretna LA, 70053
  • 400 N Carrolton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • 701 Barrone St, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • 6600 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122
  • 717 Clearview Pkwy, Metairie, LA 70001

Additional locations open:

Rouses Market #26- (Tchoupitoulas St) Nola

Rouses Market #25- (Veterans Blvd.) Metairie

*Westbank*

Rouses Market #79- Marrero

Rouses Market #49- Gretna

Rouses Market #38- Belle Chasse

Rouses Market #36- Algiers

*New Orleans/ Metairie*

Rouses Market #46- (Baronne St.) Nola

Rouses Market #35- (Franklin Ave.) Nola

Rouses Market #29- (Carrollton Ave.) Nola

Rouses Market #28- (Clearview Pkwy.) Metairie

*Northshore*

Rouses Market #20- Covington

Rouses Market #21- Mandeville

Rouses Market #22- Slidell

Rouses Market #31- Covington

Rouses Market #32- Mandeville

Rouses Market #37- Slidell

Rouses Market #57- Ponchatoula

Rouses Market #61- Hammond

Rouses Market #75- Covington

*Baton Rouge Area*

Rouses Market #55- Denham Springs

Rouses Market #60- Zachary

Rouses Market #63- Prairieville

Rouses Market #62- (Drusilla Ln.)Baton Rouge

Rouses Market #69- (Bluebonnet)Baton Rouge

Rouses Market #70- (Arlington Place)Baton Rouge

Rouses Market #58- (Long Farm)Baton Rouge

Rouses Market #65- Gonzales

Winn Dixie

The grocery store chain updates a list of current store openings and closings via this link.

  • 221 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70005
  • 8601 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, LA 70123
  • 2112 Belle Chasse Hwy., Gretna, LA 70056
  • 5901 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
  • 2104 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70062
  • 3008 Holiday Drive., New Orleans, LA 70131
  • 5400 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans 70115
  • 70431 Hwy 21, Covington, LA 70433
  • 12125 Highway 90, Luling, LA 700070
  • 2100 Collins Blvd., Suite 132 Covington, LA 70433
  • 401 N. Carrolton, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • 4100 Highway 59, Mandeville, LA 70471
  • 731 Washington Street, Franklinton, LA 70438
  • 2985 Gause Blvd., Slidell, LA 70461
  • 3030 Pontchartrain Dr., Slidell, LA 70458
  • 17682 Airline Hwy., Prairieville, LA 70769

Sam’s Club

  • 3900 Airline Dr, Metairie, LA 70001 (open until 4 p.m. Tuesday, groceries, gas available)

Target

  • 69320 LA-21, Covington, LA 70433 (non-perishable food items, home goods)

Dollar General

  • Hwy 190 – Covington – Near Covington HighMost Dollar General stores are open in Franklinton and Bogalusa – CASH ONLY (per St. Tammany Parish Govt.)

Canseco’s Market1519 Metairie Rd., Metairie, 70005

Minh Canh4661 Alcee Fortier Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70129

Viet My4656 Alcee Fortier Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70129

Lakeview Grocery801 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124

Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket125 E 21st Ave., Covington LA 70433

Las Palmas Grocery5100 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA 70072

Dorignac’s Food Center – Plans to open 9/1/21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.710 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70005

Happy Discount5301 Franklin Ave., New Orleans, LA 70122Other info: beer, wine, and packaged food

Duplessier Ice2240 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70117Other info: ice, $1.50/10 lbs, bags up to 40 lbs, cash only; enter fenced yard on Marigny Street side

Cash Saver Slidell4020 Pontchartrain Dr, Slidell, LA 70458

Lishman’s27417 Old US Hwy 190, Lacombe, LA 70445

Mizer’s Cost + Foods3060 Gause Blvd, Slidell, LA 70461

More from NOLAWeekend.com

Operation BBQ Relief serving meals in Hammond

Salvation Army serving meals around New Orleans

Hurricane Ida resources

Gas stations

Note: We’ve seen reports of these gas stations open, but it’s not clear how long the stations will open or have available gas. Officials have suggested using the Gas Buddy app or website.

  • (Kitchen closed) Triangle Deli 1904 N Broad St, New Orleans 70119
  • (Unconfirmed FB Comment) Chevron 647 Manhattan Blvd Harvey, LA 70058
  • (Unconfirmed FB Comment) Shell 833 Westbank Expy, Westwego, LA 70094
  • (Unconfirmed FB Comment) State Oil Fuel Center 7124 LA-23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037
  • Fuel Express Mart 4975 W Napoleon Ave, Metairie, LA 70001
  • Meraux Quik Stop 3112 E St Bernard Hwy., Meraux, 70075
  • Nicosia’s Express Lane 101 Bayou Road, St. Bernard, 70085
  • Fuel Express Mart 4975 W Napoleon Ave., Metairie, 70001
  • Shell 2963 U.S. 190 Mandeville, LA 70471
  • Exxon, 3451 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70063
  • Chevron, 4975 W Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001
  • Chevron, 447 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, 70112
  • Sam’s Club, 3900 Airline Dr, Metairie, LA 70001 (open until 4 p.m. Tuesday)
  • Blue Harbor Car Wash/Gas – 2963 U.S. Hwy 190, Mandeville, LA 70471– EXPECT LONG LINES
  • Chevron next door to Slide Memorial Hospital
  • Exxon at Gause and Military
  • Folsom Discount Zones – CASH ONLY – EXPECT LONG LINE – POLICE DIRECTING TRAFFIC
  • Gas available at Shell next to Pelican Car Wash on Hwy 21
  • Market Max (in Franklinton) – GAS

Restaurants

  • J’s Creole Wings – 1700 S Claiborne Ave. 11 a.m-7 p.m.
  • Johnny’s Jamaican Grill – 1681 Religious St, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Nolavore – 2139 Barronne St, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • SukhoThai – 2200 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Sal’s Sno-Ball Stand – 1823 Metairie Ave., Metairie LA 70005
  • NOLA Crawfish King Food Truck – 5321 Franklin Ave., New Orleans 70122
  • Big Easy Diner – 1777 Gause Blvd, Slidell, LA 70461
  • Butter Krisp Diner – 1105 Business 190, Covington, LA 70433Only burgers, no donuts
  • Camellia City Deaux-Nuts – 2395 Gause Blvd #2, Slidell, LA 70461Opens Wednesday 9/1 at 6 a.m.
  • Caretta’s Grill – 137 Taos St., Slidell, LA 70458
  • Cracker Barrell – 790 E I-10 Service Rd, Slidell, LA 70461Open 9/1 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Creekside Coffee Café – Picayune
  • Fuji Yama – East Gause – Slidell
  • Wendy’s – East Gause – Slidell will open for lunch, drive thru only
  • Waffle House – Hwy 190 – Covington – CASH ONLY
  • Mr. Joe’s Chinese – Slidell
  • Papa John’s- Robert Blvd – Slidell
  • Hambone in Mandeville – Serving Fried Chicken starting at 11 AM
  • Cajun Seafood – 1479 N. Claiborne, New OrleansHours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; offering full menu, only accepting cash

Pharmacies

  • Medicine Shoppe – 999 Robert Blvd., Slidell, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Layton Family Pharmacy – 70457 Highway 21, Ste. 118, Covington, LA 70433Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with limited services
  • Mannino’s Pharmacy -113 West Charles Street, Hammond, LA 70401
  • Braswell’s Drugs – 1107 S Tyler St, Covington, LA 70433Limited hours and cash only
  • C & C Drugs – 2803 LA-59, Mandeville, LA 70471
  • CVS – 1305 Gause Blvd, Slidell
  • Downtown Drugs – Covington – Cash only
  • Schaff’s family pharmacy – Madisonville – Limited Hours and CASH ONLY
  • Floyd’s Family Pharmacy – Ponchatoula – 1625 Hwy 51 North, Suite K & 28471 Hwy 22 East – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hardware stores & home improvement

Ace Hardware

  • 1620 Hwy 190, Covington, LA 70433
  • 1037 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458

Lowes

  • 1280 N Hwy 190, Covington, LA 70433

Home Depot

  • 143 Northshore Blvd, Slidell, LA 70460
  • 40 Park Pl Dr, Covington, LA 70433

Mike’s True Value Hardware540 Brownswitch Rd, Slidell, LA 70458

Abita Lumber Co. – 21459 LA-36, Abita Springs, LA 70420Cash or card

Batteries Plus Bulbs – 1503 Gause Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458

C&C Classic Carpet Care – Mandeville

Elliott Electric Supply – N Collins – Covington

Habitat Restore – Hwy 59, Mandeville – Has tarps

Pennington’s Hardware and Screenprinting – 407 LA-22, Madisonville, LA 70447

Jenkins Lumber – Folsom – Cash Only

Other resources

Free meals and supplies around New Orleans metro area

Check for updates here.

NOLA charging stations via Mutual Aid Disaster Relief

  • Whole Foods – 5600 Magazine Street
  • New York Pizza – 4908 Magazine Street
  • Zeus’ Place – 4601 Freret Street
  • Our Lady of Rosary Church – 3368 Esplanade Avenue
  • Brown Derby – 3402 Tulane Avenue
  • NOLA Fire Dept HQ – 317 Decatur Street
  • Seekers Point Church located at: 14145 West University Avenue, Hammond, LA 70401.
  • Rosenwald Recreation Center- 1120 S Broad St, New Orleans, LA 70125 (timing: 1:00 p.m. local today)
  • Joe Brown Recreation Center- 5601 Read Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70127 (timing: 1:00 p.m. local today)

St. Tammany Parish Business Openings

St. Tammany Parish government compiled a running list of businesses open post-hurricane. Parish officials say most locations are cash only, with long lines, shortened hours and limited items.

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