River Ridge is a pretty and quaint New Orleans suburb, just minutes from downtown, located between the Mississippi River, Metairie and Kenner. Until the 1950s, the area remained largely farmland, from its origins as a sugar plantation area in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today it is a popular residential location with bustling commerce and entertainment.
There are great educational options for children in River Ridge, including the Jefferson Parish Public Schools and many private high schools. Many excellent dining options can be found in River Ridge, like the beloved Seymour’s Restaurant and Bar, a neighborhood joint serving authentic Creole food. In addition, there are Japanese, Mexican, Seafood and BBQ options among the other restaurants in River Ridge.
There are also plenty of shopping centers, movie theaters, parks and more for residents of River Ridge to enjoy and utilize. With all this, plus extremely close proximity to New Orleans, River Ridge is an excellent location to live or relocate to.
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