New Orleans

Restaurants in New Orleans

This energetic café with high ceilings, bright sunlight, quiet nooks, and a staff of young hipsters is constantly filled by students from nearby universities, as well as longtime locals.

Located on Decatur Street in the French Quarter, Central Grocery is an authnetic "only in 'Nawlins" type of place. This small, Italian-American grocery store has a history that reaches back to 1906, when it was founded by Salvatore Lupo, a Sicilian immigrant.

Located steps from Bourbon Street in the south end the French Quarter, Arnaud’s has served classic Creole cuisine since 1918 in a restored turn-of-the-century house now run by the fourth generation of the Casbarian family.

Located in the Bienville House Hotel, this French Quarter New American restaurant showcases the creative talents of Ian Schnoebelen, named a "Best New Chef in America" in 2007 by Food & Wine.

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.

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.