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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.


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.



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

Fogo de Chão


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.

Cafe Carmo

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.

Apolline Restaurant

American | Contemporary | Creole | French

Apolline's is a contemporary Creole Restaurant and bar located in beautiful Uptown New Orleans on Magazine Street. The cuisine features locally-grown ingredients, including herbs from the restaurant's own garden.

Cafe Adelaide


Cafe' Adelaide, located in the Loews hotel, puts a modern twist on local Creole fare. If you're visiting over the weekend, the Hat-itude brunch is a is a must!

Café Amelie

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.

Pascal's Manale

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

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.

Pelican Club

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.


Barbecue | Cajun | Variety

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

Byblos Mediterranean Cuisine


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.

Ralph's on the Park

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.

Red Fish Grill

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.

café b

Contemporary | Variety | Sunday Brunch

Nestled in Old Metairie is Ralph Brennan’s café b offering a great local neighborhood experience with fabulous food and local hospitality at reasonable prices. Chef Steven Marsella's menu brings a New American bistro and refines the most beloved comfort foods with a whole new level of goodness.

Rizzuto's Ristorante & Chop House

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.

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