New Orleans

Restaurants in New Orleans

Located in the Magazine Street antiques district, Lilette’s has been repeatedly named a top restaurant in New Orleans. Award-winning Chef John Harris, who apprenticed at restaurants with two Michelin stars in France, specializes in Contemporary American cuisine.

The roots of the Old Absinthe House date back to 1807, when the small building served as an importing business and, subsequently, a grocery store.

The Bywater restaurant doubles as a gallery space for local artists and has a genuine bohemian charm.

Husband and wife chef-owners Slade Rushing and Allison Vines-Rushing combine the cuisines of Mississippi and Louisiana to create contemporary Southern cuisine with French touches at their Central Business District restaurant, MiLa. Fresh, local ingredients are a hallmark in such dishes as sweet t

From special occasions to Sunday brunch, The Grill Room at Windsor Court Hotel is an institution in the Big Easy fine-dining scene. The palatial dining room contains starched white linens, grandiose floral arrangements, leather-backed chairs, and chandeliers.

In the heady mix that is New Orleans, Mimi’s celebrates the Gulf Coast sound and all the smoky, sweaty soul that comes with it.

This 1919 landmark in the Garden District is acclaimed for its seafood gumbo, soft-shell crabs, signature "pan bread," and fresh-shucked Gulf oysters, just $8.50 for a dozen. Casemento's thrives on being exceedingly good at what it does and charging reasonable prices.