New Orleans Restaurants

Galatoire's

  • 209 Bourbon St. Map It
  • French Quarter
  • American
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/24/2015

Fodor's Review

With many of its recipes dating to 1905, Galatoire's epitomizes the old-style French Creole bistro. Fried oysters and bacon en brochette are worth every calorie, and the brick-red rémoulade sauce sets a high standard. Other winners include veal chops with optional béarnaise sauce, and seafood-stuffed eggplant. Downstairs in the narrow white-tablecloth dining room, lighted with gleaming brass chandeliers, is where boisterious regulars congregate, making for a lively and entertaining scene; you can only reserve a table in the renovated upstairs rooms. Friday lunch starts early and continues well into the evening. Shorts and T-shirts are never allowed; a jacket is required for dinner and all day Sunday. If the lines get too long, head to Galatoire's 33 Bar & Steak, which opened next door in 2013. It offers classic cuts and cocktails in a similarly adorned space.

Restaurant Information

Address:

209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, USA

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Phone:

504-525–2021

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Mon.
  • Reservations essential
  • Jacket required

Published 07/24/2015

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