In New Orleans, great food isn't reserved for holidays. We give thanks for our world-renowned chefs. award-winning restaurants, and fresh Gulf seafood every day. Many restaurants in Greater New Orleans are closed for Thanksgiving, but, thankfully, some of our very favorites are open. If you're vacationing or just don't want to spend all day in the kitchen, check out these options.
New Orleans Restaurants
Enjoy a rockin' Thanksgiving complete with friends, family, turkey and pie, oh my! In addition to thei regular menu, Hard Rock Cafe is offering a traditional Thanksgiving Meal with slow-roasted turkey breast, roasted fresh vegetables, home-style classic stuffing, creamy potato mash, and cranberry sauce finished with traditional turkey gravy. A child's plate, pumpkin pie and an Espresso Martini are also available. Reserve your Thanksgiving table today.
CNN and Forrest Brown included Pelican Club on their list of "10 Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving Across America." For $59, you'll enjoy a 4-course prixe-fixe Thanksgiving feast with entree options like Slow Roasted Turkey Roulade with Mushroom Gravy and Classic Sausage Dressing, House Made Orange Cranberry Relish, Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potatoes and Haricots Verts. View full menu. Make reservations.
It always feels like a holiday at Commander's Palace in the Garden District. This James Beard award-winning restaurant featuring the cuisine of new Executive Chef Meg Bickford will be open Thanksgiving Day to the delight of all its guests. Make reservations.
The famous Court of Two Sisters will be offering a Thanksgiving themed brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and an à la carte dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Ask for a table in the courtyard near the Devil's Wishing Well. Between the food and the atmosphere, you'll be wishing you could spend every holiday here. Make reservations.
On Thanksgiving Day, head to the Vieux Carré for Thanksgiving, Oceana style. They’ll be open regular hours (8 a.m. to 1 a.m.) and offering all your Creole and Cajun favorites (if the pilgrims could’ve had red beans and rice at the first Thanksgiving, they would have!) Make reservations.
Celebrate Thanksgiving on Bourbon Street! Olde NOLA Cookery will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 10:45 a.m. to 2 a.m. Talk about a feast! Make reservations.
SoBou wil be serving breakfast from 7-10a.m and lunch from 11:30 a.m .until 9:30 p.m. Check out their special Thankgiving menu. Call 504-552-4095 for reservations.
Enjoy a spectacular four-course prix fixe feast this Thanksgiving at Tujague's. Chef Gus Martin and the team are offering up an Autumn Bisque, an Apple Walnut Salad, your choice of give entrees including a Tradional Thanksgiving Dinner, and New Orleans Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce. They'll be open between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. For reservations, call 504-525-8676.
Come enjoy Turkey Day at Andrea's in Metairie. For just $48.50 per adult ($16 for kids under 12), you can enjoy a three-course meal with items such as Homemade Meat Ravioli Bolognese, Roast Turkey with Giblet Gravy, and Pumpkin Pie. See menu. Reserve your table now.
Bobby Herbert’s will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Come celebrate with friends and family and watch a little football while you’re at it! Make Thanksgiving reservations.
This lovely estate in Darrow will be serving a Thanksgiving Buffet that'll go down in history from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations are required. Just call 225-473-9380.
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