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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.

Calcasieu

Pricing:
Barbecue | Cajun | Variety

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

SoBou

Pricing:
Creole

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

The Country Club

Pricing:
Creole | French | Italian | Seafood | Tapas/Small Plates | Sunday Brunch

For more than four decades, The Country Club has provided a sweet and savory escape for both locals and visitors alike. Sit back, sip a handcrafted cocktail, nosh on updated New Orleans classics, and celebrate the unique culture of New Orleans in this historic Bywater Center Hall home.

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.

Cafe Adelaide

Pricing:
Creole

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

café b

Pricing:
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.

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.

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.

Tomas Bistro

Pricing:
Creole | French | Seafood

Locals and visitors alike will be in foodie heaven with succulent French creole flavored dishes prepared perfectly. Diners will love the upscale atmosphere of this Warehouse District gem featuring elegant Mahogany wood and cozy lighting.

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.

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Pricing:
Cajun | Creole | Po-boys/sandwiches

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen is nestled in the heart of the French Quarter on Chartres St., between St. Louis and Rue Conti. Famous for its founder, world-renowned chef Paul Prudhomme and his signature blackened redfish, K-Paul's introduced the world to the unique Cajun cooking of Louisiana's bayou country.

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.

Apolline Restaurant

Pricing:
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.

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.

Tommy's Cuisine

Pricing:
Creole | Italian | Seafood

A deceptively simple yet magnificently polished menu of Italian Cooking and Creole French Cuisine, served in three small, quaint and intimate rooms in the heart of the Warehouse District.

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