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A dash of casual and a splash of fine dining, casual fine restaurants are some of New Orleans most traditional-styled eateries for the casual tourist. Offering high-quality foods and services within a more casual atmosphere, the restaurants below are a great selection for all occasions.

Tujague's

Pricing:
Creole | Seafood | Brunch

The second-oldest restaurant in New Orleans’ French Quarter, Tujague’s carries on traditions begun before carriages had left the city's cobblestone streets.

Byblos Mediterranean Cuisine

Pricing:
Greek/Mediterranean

Byblos is a Greek style restaurant that stands with their largest section of lamb dishes in New Orleans that includes items from chops to kabobs. Their fresh, house-made hummus, shawarma and seafood dishes are also must try’s.

Calcasieu

Pricing:
Barbecue | Cajun | Variety

Calcasieu is James Beard Award-winning Chef Donald Link's private dining facility located in the Historic Warehouse District.

Fogo de Chão

Pricing:
Steakhouses

Fogo de Chão offers locals and tourists alike a glimpse into traditional Southern Brazilian culture in the heart of The Big Easy. Fogo de Chão is located at 614 Canal Street.

Trinity Restaurant

Pricing:
American | Cajun | Creole | French | Seafood | Steakhouses | Sunday Brunch

The “the holy trinity” of Cajun cooking is onions, celery and bell peppers–the trio of ingredients that is the basis for most of our traditional dishes. Since 2016, Trinity Restaurant in the lower French Quarter has been delighting visitors and locals alike with fantastic creations, both “traditional” and “un.”

Pascal's Manale

Pricing:
Italian | Seafood | Steakhouses

Pascal's Manale of uptown New Orleans is famous for creating barbecued shrimp. Pascal's is located at 1838 Napoleon Avenue.

Court of Two Sisters

Pricing:
Cajun | Creole | Jazz Brunch

Enjoy a festive daily Jazz Brunch buffet at the picturesque Court of Two Sisters. Dinner, which is served nightly and features a four-course dinner and an a la carte menu, is also a wonderful French Quarter experience.

Cafe Carmo

Pricing:
Variety | Vegetarian

Located in the Central Business District, Carmo is a tropical restaurant café with a focus on healthy, affordable dishes for vegans, vegetarians and even meat eaters in a friendly and casual environment.

Red Fish Grill

Pricing:
American | Seafood | Variety

Ralph Brennan's Red Fish Grill boasts a variety of fresh seafood selections, including an abundant supply of fresh Gulf shell fish, fin fish, a raw oyster bar, and many other New Orleans classic seafood dishes. Located right on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.

Ralph's on the Park

Pricing:
Creole | Seafood | Variety

Carrying on the tradition of fine food, fun and revelry, Ralph's on the Park offers some of the city's best New Orleans cuisine. Awarded 4 out of 5 beans by the Times-Picayune, Ralph's is sure to satisfy your craving for genuine local flavors.

Houmas House

Pricing:
American | Cajun | Creole | Seafood | Sunday Brunch

Unlike many plantations, Houmas House doesn’t feel like a museum but rather a grand old home – and that hospitality extends to meal time. You can dine like a sugar baron at your choice of Café Burnside, The Carriage House and Latil's Landing, and enjoy a cool libation or a glass of wine at the Turtle Bar and the Wine Cellars. There’s nothing like it on the Great River Road. And it’s all just an hour from New Orleans!

Rizzuto's Ristorante & Chop House

Pricing:
Italian | Seafood | Steakhouses

Lobster fra Diavolo, Veal Piccata, Braciole…That’s amoré! That’s Rizzuto’s Ristorate & Chop House, making new memories in the former home of Tony Angello’s Ristorante in Lakeview.

Café Amelie

Pricing:
American | Variety | Sunday Brunch

Located in the French Quarter's most beautiful courtyard, picturesque Café Amelie's delicious dishes and signature cocktails are just the beginning.

SoBou

Pricing:
Creole

A spirited restaurant located just south of Bourbon Street, Sobou offers a Creole menu with terrific cocktails and self-serve wine.

Pelican Club

Pricing:
Creole | Seafood | Variety

The Pelican Club is a “new classic” New Orleans restaurant offering a rich variety of fresh fish and seafood and prime beef, inspired by southern tradition and reimagined by chef/owner, Richard Hughes. Diners are welcomed in everything from blue jeans to ball gowns in this 19th-century French Quarter townhouse.

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