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. Arnaud's

    $$$ | French Quarter | American

    This grande dame of classic Creole restaurants still sparkles. In the main dining room, ornate etched glass reflects light from charming old...Read More

  • 3. August

    $$$$ | CBD | American

    If the Gilded Age is long past, someone forgot to tell the folks at August, where the main dining room shimmers with masses of chandelier prisms...Read More

  • 4. Bayona

    $$$ | French Quarter | American

    New World" is the label Louisiana native Susan Spicer applies to her cooking style, the delicious hallmarks of which include goat cheese crouton...Read More

  • 5. Booty's Street Food

    $$ | Bywater | Spanish

    Booty’s, brainchild of owners Kevin Farrell and Nick Vivion, made its debut in the burgeoning Bywater neighborhood in 2012, serving craft cocktails...Read More

  • 6. Boucherie

    $ | Carrollton-Riverbend | American

    Nathanial Zimet's gutsy, down-home cooking, a unique blend of Louisiana and contemporary Southern styles, fits right in at its cozy location...Read More

  • 7. 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

  • 8. Cochon

    $$ | Warehouse District | American

    Chef-owned restaurants are common in New Orleans, but this one builds on owner Donald Link's family heritage as he, working with co-owner Stephen...Read More

  • 9. Cochon Butcher

    $ | Warehouse District | American

    Around the corner from its big brother Cochon, Butcher packs its own Cajun punch with an upscale sandwich menu that dials up the flavor on local...Read More

  • 10. 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

  • 11. Coquette

    $$$ | Uptown | American

    Every neighborhood needs a hangout, and the dwellers of the Garden District's elegant mansions tend to spend their time at this fabulous corner...Read More

  • 12. 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

  • 13. Domenica

    $$ | CBD | Italian

    Local celebrity-chef John Besh and executive chef Alon Shaya continue to wow diners here with rustic Italian cooking, a rarity in New Orleans...Read More

  • 14. Elizabeth's

    $ | Bywater | American

    Real food, done real good" is the motto at hipster-haven Elizabeth's, where the vinyl-print tablecloths look just like grandma's and breakfast...Read More

  • 15. Emeril's Delmonico

    $$$ | Lower Garden District | American

    Chef Emeril Lagasse bought the century-old Delmonico restaurant in 1998 and converted it into a large, extravagant restaurant serving some of...Read More

  • 16. Galatoire's

    $$$ | French Quarter | American

    With many of its recipes dating to 1905, Galatoire's epitomizes the old-style French Creole bistro. Fried oysters and bacon en brochette are...Read More

  • 17. Gautreau's

    $$$ | Uptown | American

    This vine-covered neighborhood bistro doesn't have a sign, but that hasn't stopped the national food media from finding it. Lauded chef Sue...Read More

  • 18. Herbsaint

    $$$ | Warehouse District | American

    Chef Donald Link (also of Cochon, Cochon Butcher, and Pêche Seafood Grill) turns out food that sparkles with robust flavors and top-grade ingredients...Read More

  • 19. Nola

    $$$ | French Quarter | American

    Fans of Emeril Lagasse will want to grab a seat at the food bar overlooking the open kitchen at this French Quarter restaurant. Freewheeling...Read More

  • 20. Patois

    $$$ | Uptown | French

    Hidden on a quiet residential corner, this bustling bistro could have been transported directly from Provence. The menu continues the French...Read More

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