Tujague’s Restaurant – French Quarter across from French Market
The second-oldest restaurant in the New Orleans French Quarter, Tujague’s carries on holiday traditions began before carriages had left the city's cobblestone streets. This year, they'll be serving a special four-course Christmas Day menu from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. that includes their amazing Bananas Foster Bread Pudding. View the complete menu. Reservations are required due to high demand. Click here.
Andrea's will be serving a special holiday feast on Christmas Eve with options like Crab Meat Ravioli Andrea, Turtle Soup Henry, Roast Prime Rib Au Jus, and Praline Cheesecake. They'll be open from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch and from 4:30 to 9 p.m. for dinner. Make reservations now.
Bistreaux in the Maison Dupuy Hotel will be offering Louisiana favorites with a contemporary flair on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Make reservations now.
Have your Christmas feast in Brazil (or at least feel like you are) at Fogo de Chão in the JW Marriott on Canal Street. This authentic gaucho-style Brazillian steakhouse will be open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day. Make reservations now.
Rock out this holiday season at Hard Rock Cafe in the Vieux Carré. They'll be open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Christmas Day from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. with a menu and service that will make you feel like a star (and we're not talking about the one at the top of the Christmas tree). Make sure you see Louis Armstrong's trumpet before you leave. Make reservations now.
Spend the holidays with great food, family and friends – as well as an awesome view of the Mississippi River and Jackson Square. Landry's will be open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Christmas Day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Tip: we highly recommend the Bananas Foster Cake.) Make reservations now.
This popular restaurant on Conti Street is open from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. With hours like that, you might just bump into Santa and his gang getting a gumbo and crab cake fix after a hard night's work. Make reservations now.
Have yourself a Cajun or Creole Christmas on Bourbon Street at Olde NOLA Cookery. They'll be serving classic New Orleans cuisine from 11 am to 1 am Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. Make reservations now.
SoBou – French Quarter (South of Bourbon)
Celebrate Christmas with modern Creole dishes by Puerto-Rican born Chef Juan Carlos Gonzalez and inventive cocktails that make the food taste even better, all served in a beautiful chic environment in the city’s most historic neighborhood. Make reservations now.
The menu at Bourbon Heat combines Creole and American cuisine with bar favorites (this isn’t your typical bar food). The restaurant will be open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Christmas day from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The bar will stay open until...,Make reservations now.
If your prefer Christmas dinner at home but still want someone else to do the cooking, we recommend Cello's Catering in Metairie. They're offering small and large Roasted Turkeys with Gravy, Low & Slow Brisket, Cranberry Glazed Pork Loin, Spiral Cut Honey Ham, Grillades & Grits and more. Check out the menu and place your order at www.cellosrestaurant.com or send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy some of our world-famous New Orleans dishes this Christmas!
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