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The French Quarter is the oldest and most famous neighborhood in New Orleans frequented by both visitors & locals alike. It's world renowned for its architecture, nightlife, entertainment &  restaurants … some of which have been around since the 19th century and are still going strong! 

Restaurants range from formal to casual and offer truly unique flavors and famous New Orleans cocktails at every meal.   You cannot walk too far in the French Quarter without running into another restaurant … be sure to check out our favorites below.

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Bistreaux

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Breakfast | Cajun | Creole | Seafood

Bistreaux is a favorite of French Quarter locals and visitors. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant emphasizes high quality, delicious comfort food at an affordable price.

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Hard Rock Cafe

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American | Variety

Now located on the corner of Bourbon and Iberville Street, Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans offers rock star service and a unique environment for your dining experience!

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Red Fish Grill

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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.

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Cafe Pontalba

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Creole | Variety

Located right along Jackson Square, Cafe Pontalba is a great way to take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of New Orleans. Delicious Creole cuisine served in a casual atmosphere.

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Deanie's Seafood

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Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood | Variety

In a town famous for great seafood, it's in a class by itself. Located in Metairie and the French Quarter, Deanie's has been recognized as one of New Orleans' best seafood joints since 1961.

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Daisy Dukes

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Breakfast | Cajun | Po-boys/sandwiches

Daisy Dukes offers great breakfast, cajun and southern dishes all day and night. Located next to the French Quarter Marriott, Daisy Dukes serves great food, for a great price all with great service.

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GW Fins

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American | Seafood | Variety

Experience the cuisine that earned GW Fins’ Esquire Magazine’s esteemed "Top 20 best new restaurants in America" award, and a four bean rating in the New Orleans Times Picayune.

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Pelican Club

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Creole | Seafood | Variety

The Pelican Club offers a wide range of fabulous New Orleans dishes, and its outstanding decor and incredible atmosphere are sure to make your event a true New Orleans experience. Located on Exchange Place in the French Quarter.

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Steamboat Natchez

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Creole

The Steamboat Natchez offers daily dinner jazz cruises and harbor jazz cruises with a New Orleans food buffet. Enjoy music and food as you cruise along the Mississippi!

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Cafe Beignet

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Breakfast | Coffee Shops | Po-boys/sandwiches

New Orleans’ Café provides excellent coffee and beignets all day long. Also on their menu are New Orleans Cajun specialties and fried seafood for when you want something more than breakfast.

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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

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American | Seafood | Variety

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company mixes food and fun in a festive neighborhood. The restaurant is located on Decatur Street, just a few blocks from Jackson Square and other popular French Quarter attractions.

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Oceana Grill

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Breakfast | Cajun | Creole

Steps from Bourbon Street, Oceana Grill's historic building, combined with authentic Creole and Cajun delicacies, offers satisfaction for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Court of Two Sisters

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Breakfast | Cajun | Creole

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.

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Cafe Soule

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Cajun | Creole | French

The reviews are in! Café Soulé is one of the best cafés in the French Quarter. Located between Bourbon and Royal Streets on St. Louis Street, Café Soulé offers a fusion of traditional New Orleans and French Cuisines.

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Arnaud's Restaurant.

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Creole | French | Seafood | Variety

Arnaud's Restaurant is the ultimate New Orleans dining experience, featuring award-winning Creole cuisine, friendly service and charming French Quarter ambiance. You won't be disappointed.

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Crescent City Brewhouse

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Breweries | Cajun | Creole

The Crescent City Brewhouse servers amazing beer and great food. It is the only microbrewery in the French Quarter from every end of the spectrum will enjoy trying their portfolio. They have a warm, relaxed atmosphere with live jazz performed nightly by New Orleans musicians.

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New Orleans School of Cooking

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Cajun | Creole

Their popular lunch classes are open to individual reservations. All open classes include generous samplings of the demonstrated menu items as well as recipes, coffee, iced tea and Abita beer.

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Tony Moran's

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Italian | Seafood | Variety

Some of the finest seafood and Cajun cuisine in New Orleans, prepared from treasured family recipes along with locally influenced versions of some old favorites. Don't miss this fabulous dining experience! Located right on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.

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Retrouvailles Bistro

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American | Seafood | Steakhouses

Enjoy fresh local seafood at the Retrouvailles Bistro at 700 Bourbon Street. Sit on the largest balcony on Bourbon Street, and overlook the festivities while you dine on delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine.

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Brennan's

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Breakfast | Contemporary | Creole

Enjoy the rebirth of this iconic New Orleans restaurant featuring traditional New Orleans French and Spanish influenced cuisine infused with newfound Vietnamese cultural contributions for a unique and distinctly lighter style.

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Café Giovanni

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Creole | Italian | Seafood

Located on Decatur Street, Café Giovanni offers a large array of New World Italian Food that set this restaurant apart from competitors but still is comfortable for local diners. A taste of New Orleans with a very personal touch in the heart of the French Quarter.

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Maison Frenchmen

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American | Po-boys/sandwiches | Variety

Maison is a bar/restaurant/music venue/event space on world-famous Frenchmen Street in New Orleans. It features live music every day from 5 p.m. till close, and a contemporary Creole-inspired menu consisting of delicious, authentic New Orleans cuisine made from fresh local ingredients.

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Huck Finn's Cafe

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American | Po-boys/sandwiches | Variety

From shrimp po-boys to jambalaya, fried seafood, muffulettas and more, Huck Finn's chefs serve the best in Cajun cuisine, using local ingredients with a unique flair. Go and try it for yourself.

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Tujague's

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Creole | Seafood | Variety

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

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The Courtyard Bar & Grill

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Cajun | Creole | Po-boys/sandwiches

Right the famed Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter, Bourbon Heat is an all night dance club offering casual dining, catering, private parties, and VIP bottle service.

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French Market Restaurant & Bar

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Creole | Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood

Twelve years before Andrew Jackson won the Battle of New Orleans, The French Market Restaurant & Bar began serving outstanding seafood and ice-cold drinks to visitors and natives alike. Today the ambiance remains the same.

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Olde New Orleans Cookery

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Cajun | Creole | Seafood

Cooked by Locals, Spiced with History - Cajun and Creole Cookin’ on Bourbon Street, in the heart of the French Quarter, with the emphasis on serving delicious and authentic local dishes.!

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Remoulade

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Cajun | Creole | Seafood

Think of Remoulade as a casual spinoff of Arnuad's Restaurant. Located right on Bourbon Street, Remoulade serves signature dishes, like shrimp remoulade, alongside New Orleans favorites, like po-boys. The fresh oyster bar is one of the best in the French Quarter.

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Antoine's

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Creole | Seafood | Variety

Since 1840, Antoine's has been noted for its excellent French-Creole cuisine and numerous historical dining rooms. Antoine's has long been a tradition for both locals and visitors to New Orleans. An unmatched dining experience in the heart of the French Quarter.

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Gumbo Shop

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Cajun | Creole | Seafood

This New Orleans favorite has taken the Best Gumbo title in the Best of New Orleans poll every year since 1999. Order their award-winning seafood, okra and chicken-andouille gumbo, or other Creole dishes, like po-boys and bread pudding. Customers can sit inside in the large dining area with high ceilings and beautifully painted walls, or outdoors in the courtyard surrounded by greenery. No matter where you sit or what you order, be prepared for a truly New Orleans dining experience.

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Café Amelie

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Creole | Seafood | Variety

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

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Acme Oyster House

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Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood

The pearl of New Orleans' restaurants, Acme Oyster House invites area residents and visitors to enjoy its marvelous ambiance, fresh seafood from Louisiana waters, and local charm. Five locations, including the French Quarter, Metairie and the Northshore.

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