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The first suburb of New Orleans and the largest community in Jefferson Parish, Metairie is located on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain, approximately 10 minutes from the New Orleans French Quarter.  Many visitors to New Orleans stay in Metairie since it is so close to everything. 

Located between the New Orleans airport and the center of the city, you will find many locals eating at all of the below favorites.  If you’re driving into town or on your way from the airport, stop off in Metairie and enjoy the food the locals love!


Porter and Luke's

Cajun | Creole

Porter & Luke’s offers an authentic menu with fresh ingredients. From Fried Green Tomatoes and Shrimp Remoulade to Cowboy Ribeye and Fettuccini Alfredo, there’s nothing this restaurant doesn’t make well.


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.


Bobby Hebert's Cajun Cannon

American | Contemporary | Creole

Bobby Hebert’s Cajun Cannon, is unlike any other sports-themed restaurant. By combining Louisiana sports culture and authentic Louisiana food culture, Bobby created a venue that appeals to sports fans and foodies alike.


Heritage Grill

American | Creole | Variety

Want to mix mid-day business with pleasure, look no further than Ralph Brennan's Heritage Grill in Metairie on Veterans Memorial Blvd. Directly next to the Orleans/Jefferson Parish line. Located inside the Heritage Plaza office complex, the Heritage Grill is easy to access from downtown New Orleans offering New American Creole Cuisine and great service!


Spitale's Deli

Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood

Spitale's Deli and Catering is a family owned and operated business since 1983. Owners, Charles and Gerald Spitale, are committed to serving their customers with personal attention to every order received.


Chef Ron's Gumbo Stop

Cajun | Creole | Soul Food

Tucked away on Causeway Boulevard in Metairie, just a short drive from New Orleans, Gumbo Stop features comfort food using locally grown ingredients for a delicious and refreshing taste. The restaurant serves freshly made award-winning gumbo daily along with other New Orleans favorites such as po’ boys and red beans and rice.



Italian | Seafood | Variety

New Orleans' world-renowned gold medal winner, Chef Andrea combines Louisiana products with Northern Italian cuisine to create a memorable dining experience. A favorite among locals. Located in Metairie, 10 minutes from the French Quarter.




After outgrowing its pervious location, this Metairie favorite recently received a makeover! Cello’s features fabulous deli-style dishes: superb salads and sandwiches. The new location also comes complete with a full service bar and a private event room.


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.

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