New Orleans Restaurants

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  • 1. Acme Oyster House

    $ | French Quarter | Seafood

    A rough-edge classic in every way, this no-frills eatery at the entrance to the French Quarter is a prime source for briny, chilled Gulf oysters...Read More

  • 2. Café du Monde

    $ | French Quarter | Café

    No visit to New Orleans is complete without a chicory-laced café au lait paired with the addictive, sugar-dusted beignets at this venerable...Read More

  • 3. Company Burger

    $ | Uptown | American

    At the Company Burger, you'll have it their way. The amazing signature burger comes with two fresh-ground patties, bread-and-butter pickles...Read More

  • 4. Dat Dog

    $ | Uptown | American

    No one can leave Dat Dog unhappy. The sprawling stand is painted in primary hues, as if the work had been outsourced to a talented kindergarten...Read More

  • 5. Sucré

    $ | Garden District | Café

    Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, make sure to stop in at Sucré, whether it be for a morning coffee and pastry, a late-night snack (the shop...Read More

  • 6. Ancora

    $ | Uptown | Italian

    Every dish on the short menu here shows an obsessive attention to detail. The starters prominently feature the sausages and other cured meats...Read More

  • 7. Angelo Brocato's

    $ | Mid-City | Café

    Traditional Sicilian gelato, spumoni, cannoli, pastries, and candies are the attractions at this quaint little sweetshop, now over a century...Read More

  • 8. Casamento's

    $ | Uptown | Seafood

    Casamento's has been a haven for Uptown seafood lovers since 1919. Family members still wait tables and staff the immaculate kitchen in back...Read More

  • 9. Central Grocery

    $ | French Quarter | Deli

    This old-fashioned grocery store creates authentic muffulettas, a gastronomic gift from the city's Italian immigrants. Made by filling nearly...Read More

  • 10. Drago's

    $$$ | CBD | Italian

    Since 1969 the Cvitanovich family restaurant has been a fixture in Metairie, just a short drive from downtown New Orleans, so when it was revealed...Read More

  • 11. Fair Grinds Coffeehouse

    $ | Bayou St. John

    Just off Esplanade Avenue, Fair Grinds Coffeehouse is the neighborhood spot for fair-trade coffee, tea, and snacks—including vegan treats. There...Read More

  • 12. Gumbo Shop

    $ | French Quarter | American

    Even given a few modern touches—like the vegetarian gumbo offered daily—this place evokes a sense of old New Orleans. The menu is chock-full...Read More

  • 13. Irene's Cuisine

    $$ | French Quarter | Italian

    The walls here are festooned with enough snapshots, garlic braids, and crockery for at least two more restaurants, but it all just adds to the...Read More

  • 14. Johnny's Po-boys

    $ | French Quarter | Deli

    Strangely enough, good po'boys are hard to find in the French Quarter. Established in 1950, Johnny's compensates for that scarcity with a cornucopia...Read More

  • 15. Mahony's Po-Boy Shop

    $ | Uptown | Deli

    What happens when a fine-dining chef opens a po'boy joint? You get delicious local shrimp, hand-cut french fries, and nontraditional menu items...Read More

  • 16. Mandina's

    $ | Mid-City | American

    Although New Orleans has many nationally known restaurants, the locals still frequent their neighborhood favorites. Also known as "the pink...Read More

  • 17. Morning Call

    $ | Mid-City | American

    Once upon a time, there were two famous French Quarter places to get beignets: Café du Monde and Morning Call. Then in 1974, after being open...Read More

  • 18. Mr. B's Bistro

    $$$ | French Quarter | American

    Those who wonder if there really is a New Orleans restaurant that can properly cater to both tourists and locals need look no farther than Mr...Read More

  • 19. Palace Café

    $$$ | French Quarter | American

    Occupying what used to be New Orleans's oldest music store, this Dickie Brennan stalwart is a convivial spot to try some of the more imaginative...Read More

  • 20. Parkway Bakery & Tavern

    $ | Mid-City | Café

    Former contractor Jay Nix resurrected more than just a dilapidated building when he reopened Parkway: he also brought back to life a dormant...Read More

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