New Orleans Restaurant Guide
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Dining is a passionate art form in New Orleans. Our restaurants and chefs are world-renowned and award-winning ... and will make your visit to New Orleans an unforgettable experience! For restaurants by location click here!
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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. This Bourbon Street eatery relies on local fishermen to provide the freshest seafood you’ll ever experience for the raw bar. All the oysters here are shucked to order. Taste for yourself why The Daily Meal named Red Fish Grill "One of the Top Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans.”
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!
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.
a New Orleans-based pizzeria, Reginelli's Pizzeria combines a unique menu and wide array of fresh ingredients with a cool, modern decor, bringing together a contemporary atmosphere with old-world Italy.
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.
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.
Carrying on the tradition of fine food, fun and revelry, Ralph's on the Park offers some of the city's best New Orleans cuisine. Awarded 4 out of 5 beans by the Times-Picayune, Ralph's is sure to satisfy your craving for genuine local flavors.
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.
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.
The Pelican Club is a “new classic” New Orleans restaurant offering a rich variety of fresh fish and seafood and prime beef, inspired by southern tradition and reimagined by chef/owner, Richard Hughes. Diners are welcomed in everything from blue jeans to ball gowns in this 19th-century French Quarter townhouse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Treat your guests to the quintessential New Orleans experience, just two blocks from the Mississippi River. With an authentic menu filled with tantalizing New Orleans dishes, and custom drink packages, Coterie Nola is the ideal spot for your next gathering.
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.
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.
Located in the Central Business District, Carmo is a tropical restaurant café with a focus on healthy, affordable dishes for vegans, vegetarians and even meat eaters in a friendly and casual environment.
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.
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.
Court Tavern PoBoys, a casual, convenient fast service sister restaurant of the historic Court of Two Sisters, is located at 614 Bourbon Street in the French Quarter. A variety of poboys are available including hot roast beef, meatball and hot sauage. New Orleans traditional dishes like red beans and rice, gumbo, jambalaya, muffulettas and boudin are also on the menu.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Lobster fra Diavolo, Veal Piccata, Braciole…That’s amoré! That’s Rizzuto’s Ristorate & Chop House, making new memories in the former home of Tony Angello’s Ristorante in Lakeview.
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.
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.
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.
Unlike many plantations, Houmas House doesn’t feel like a museum but rather a grand old home – and that hospitality extends to meal time. You can dine like a sugar baron at your choice of Café Burnside, The Carriage House and Latil's Landing, and enjoy a cool libation or a glass of wine at the Turtle Bar and the Wine Cellars. There’s nothing like it on the Great River Road. And it’s all just an hour from New Orleans!
For more than a century, there’s been a long line outside Galatoire’s, the most famous restaurant on one of the world’s most famous streets (Bourbon). Like the city itself, Galatoire’s is a restaurant that combines elegant with raucous. From the Soufflé Potatoes appetizer followed by Black Drum topped with Jumbo Lump Crabmeat to Carmel Cup Custard and a cup of Flaming Café Brûlot, this is an experience not to be missed.
One bite of Barbecued Shrimp from Emeril’s New Orleans and your taste buds will go, “Bam!” (There, we got it out of the way). Emeril’s flagship restaurant in the New Orleans Warehouse/Art District has been a must-experience foodie destination since 1990. As for originality, let’s just say if Emeril’s was one of those restaurants where you’re allowed to color the menus, this team would color outside the lines. Tip: Save room for the banana cream pie.
What Louis Armstrong was to jazz, Paul Prudhomme was to Louisiana cooking. His legacy lives on at K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen, the comfortable French Quarter cafe he opened with his wife Kay in 1979. With five popular TV shows and 11 cookbooks, Chef Paul has been credited with starting the Cajun craze. Although the beloved chef with the signature snap-brim cap passed away in 2015, his staff is still working blackened magic in this world-famous kitchen on Rue Chartres.
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.
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.
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.
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.