About Us



The North Gates area of LSU is the historic shopping, dining, and entertainment district right off campus, popular with generations of LSU students, faculty, staff, and fans. Also known as Tiger Town, this Baton Rouge, LA neighborhood features a wide variety of restaurants and nightspots.

You will also find a great array of shops offering everything from cool t-shirts, salon services, specialty coffees and teas, LSU clothing and gifts, and textbooks, to bicycles, healthy drinks and snacks, banking services, pharmacy needs, photocopying and shipping, and frozen yogurt. Just a brief walk or bike ride from the center of campus or a short drive from downtown, the North Gates district is easy to get to. Come experience the energy and excitement of LSU's North Gates.

The North Gate Merchants Association is a 501( c) 6 non-profit organization committed to improving the business, residential, and social climate of the North Gates area of LSU. Our goal is to enhance the aesthetic qualities and the accessibility of the neighborhood, while preserving its diverse and historic character. We also strive to strengthen all links to LSU and nearby communities, in order to better attract university students, faculty, and staff, as well as others throughout Baton Rouge who enjoy spending time on or near the LSU campus.


Contact us: info@northgatesoflsu.com