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New Orleans Restaurants

Brigtsen's

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

Chef Frank Brigtsen's fusion of Creole refinement and Acadian earthiness reflects his years as a Paul Prudhomme protégé, and his dishes here represent some of the best south Louisiana cooking you'll find anywhere. Everything is fresh and filled with deep, complex tastes. The butternut shrimp bisque defines comfort food. Rabbit and duck dishes, usually presented in rich sauces and gravies, are full of robust flavor. But Brigtsen really gets to unleash his creativity on

the "Shell Beach Diet," a nightly changing seafood platter. Trompe l'oeil murals add whimsy to the intimate spaces of this turn-of-the-20th-century frame cottage. Ask for a table on the enclosed front sun porch.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

723 Dante St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70118, United States

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Phone:

504-861–7610

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Sun. and Mon. No lunch
  • Reservations essential

Updated 04/09/2014

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