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Our casual dining restaurants provide either counter or table service at moderate prices in a casual atmosphere. The emphasis is on value, generous portions and speed of service, rather than presentation. We have included many of the most popular casual restaurants below:

Suis Generis

Pricing:
American | Contemporary | Vegetarian
Takeout & Delivery

Suis Generis is a Bywater based restaurant. They use fresh, local meat, produce and seafood. Their menu is constantly changing based on what's available and in season.

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Mambo's

Pricing:
Cajun | Creole | Seafood
Takeout & Delivery

Call us crazy, but we think your taste buds should have fun on Bourbon Street, too! Take a break from the crowd below and head up to Mambo’s, home to the only rooftop terrace on Bourbon and some of the best Cajun and Creole food you’ll find anywhere.

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The Courtyard Bar & Grill

Pricing:
Cajun | Creole | Po-boys/sandwiches

Right on the famed Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter, the Courtyard Bar & Grill at the Bourbon Heat offers casual dining, catering, private parties, and VIP bottle service.

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Cafe Degas

Pricing:
French
Takeout & Delivery

One of the loveliest places to dine outdoors in New Orleans is Café Degas on Esplanade, a short stroll from the New Orleans Museum of Art. If you want proof that New Orleans is indeed the Paris of America, Café Degas is it.

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Streetcar Restaurant

Pricing:
American | Creole
Takeout & Delivery

Indulge in our beautifully renovated Streetcar Restaurant featuring new menus; allow us to tantalize your taste buds with an innovative fusion of traditional New Orleans cuisine and American comforts! Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are served in true Big Easy fashion- with a side of Southern hospitality!

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Loft18

Pricing:
American | Po-boys/sandwiches | Variety

Eat, drink and golf at Loft18, the premier indoor golf and social club in the New Orleans area. In between swings, kick back in the bar or grab a bite in the Loft18 restaurant. Choose from menu items, both innovative and classic, designed by Chef Jaclyn Whitman.

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Cornet

Pricing:
American | Cajun | Creole
Takeout & Delivery

Born from the family who gave Louis Armstrong his first horn, Cornet is a fresh new concept specializing in traditional New Orleans fare. Stroll in for a chorus of cocktails or an ensemble of dishes inspired by the cradle of Jazz.

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Crescent City Brewhouse

Pricing:
Breweries | Cajun | Creole
Temporarily Closed

The Crescent City Brewhouse serves amazing beer and great food. It is the only microbrewery in the French Quarter, and you'll enjoy sampling their portfolio in the warm, relaxed atmosphere. Immerse yourself in live, local culture with jazz performed nightly by New Orleans musicians.

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Oceana Grill

Pricing:
Breakfast | Cajun | Creole | Seafood
Takeout & Delivery

Steps from Bourbon Street, Oceana Grill's authentic Creole and Cajun delicacies, offers satisfaction for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Along with classic New Orleans dishes you have to try, their chefs can get pretty inventive (try the Redfish Oceana). And we think every meal at Oceana should be kicked off with a dozen raw oysters although some just can’t say no to the Gator Tail Bites.

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Dave & Busters

Pricing:
American | Southwestern | Variety

New Orleans eats and plays at Dave & Busters, a fun arcade, restaurant and sports bar not far from the Superdome. Whether you’re with your family or chilling and thrilling with friends, you’ll have a great time playing all the best new and classic games.

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Chef Ron's Gumbo Stop

Pricing:
Cajun | Creole | Soul Food
Takeout & Delivery
Inside Dining Available

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.

Barcadia

Pricing:
American | Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood
Takeout & Delivery

New Orleans has more than centuries-old restaurants – we’ve got game! Come eat all your favorite foods, drink craft cocktails or beer, and play all your favorite ‘80s arcade games at Barcadia in the Warehouse District. And you thought Bourbon Street was fun!

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Grand Isle Restaurant

Pricing:
Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood | Variety
Takeout & Delivery

Located on the Fulton Street mall in the Warehouse District, Grand Isle serves seafood straight from local Gulf fisheries. With a wide range of freshly caught specialties, including an award-winning Shrimp Caminada po-boy, Grand Isle is a great spot to kick back and enjoy authentic New Orleans seafood dishes.

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Porter and Luke's

Pricing:
Cajun | Creole
Takeout & Delivery

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.

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Gumbo Shop

Pricing:
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.

Steamboat Natchez

Pricing:
Creole | Sunday Brunch

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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Hard Rock Cafe

Pricing:
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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New Orleans School of Cooking

Pricing:
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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Felix’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar

Pricing:
American | Cajun | Creole | Seafood
Takeout & Delivery

Since the 1940s, Felix’s has been a New Orleans institution, serving only the freshest Louisiana oysters they could get their hands on. Bienville, Rockefeller, raw, chargrilled…no matter how you like ‘em, they got ‘em at Felix’s.

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French Market Restaurant & Bar

Pricing:
Creole | Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood

For generations, The French Market Restaurant & Bar has been serving fresh Louisiana seafood and ice cold drinks to visitors and natives alike. Their balcony offers one of the best views of the Vieux Carré. Come experience it!

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Cafe Pontalba

Pricing:
Breakfast | 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.

Bobby Hebert's Cajun Cannon

Pricing:
American | Contemporary | Creole
Takeout & Delivery

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.

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Acme Oyster House

Pricing:
Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood
Takeout & Delivery

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.

B.B. King's Blues Club

Pricing:
Creole
Takeout & Delivery

The thrill is far from gone at BB King’s Blues Club on Decatur Street. Get ready to dance the night away at this popular restaurant, bar and live music club in the French Quarter.

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Olde New Orleans Cookery

Pricing:
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.

Mulate's Cajun Restaurant

Pricing:
Cajun | Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood

The restaurant that made Cajun Culture famous with authentic Cajun cuisine. It's a perfect place to see the Mardi Gras parades, it's located right on the parade routes and have all inclusive packages.

Deanie's Seafood

Pricing:
Po-boys/sandwiches | Seafood | Variety
Takeout & Delivery

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.

Messina's Runway Café

Pricing:
Breakfast | Cajun | Creole | Seafood
Takeout & Delivery

Your taste buds will take off at the Runway Café, inside the historic Terminal building at the restored art-deco style New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

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Landry’s Seafood House

Pricing:
American | Creole | Seafood
Takeout & Delivery

Located in JAX Brewery in the world-famous Vieux Carré, Landry’s Seafood House offers Gulf-to-table seafood with sweeping views of the Mississippi River and Jackson Square. For an authentic, one-of-a-kind New Orleans experience, drop anchor at Landry’s.

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Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS

Pricing:
Creole | Sunday Brunch

The Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS, sister vessel to the Steamboat NATCHEZ, is about to go into the history books as the newest floating palace on Old Man River. Like New Orleans riverboats of old, the cuisine will be magnificent, the music soul-stirring, and the adventure one you will remember for a lifetime.

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