Restaurants in New Orleans
Set among trees in the residential Upper Garden District, Atchafalaya is well away from the French Quarter hulabaloo, which kind of makes it a destination restaurant (you'll need a car to get there).
A Mid-City neighborhood favorite, Mandina’s has been a local tradition and run by the same family since 1932. Open daily, this family-friendly eatery on Canal Street serves up both Louisiana and Italian favorites.
This is a local’s hangout first and tourist stop second, despite its close proximity to the convention center. For no-nonsense barbecue, Ugly Dog Saloon excels with a barebones menu: beef brisket, pulled pork, rotisserie chicken, smoked sausage, and burgers. All sandwiches wallop 1/4lb.
This rustic bistro celebrates its storied Garden District location — a landmark dry goods shop — with 70-year’s-worth of worth of black and white photos.
Step into the Bombay Club in the Prince Conti Hotel and you nearly expect to hear the murmur of British accents during the live music breaks. The interior’s rich hunter greens and handsome woodwork are complemented by artwork, leather wingback chairs, and candlelight.
Franky and Johnny's markets itself as a neighborhood restaurant in the Uptown district.
Gambian chefs celebrate the West African roots of New Orleans cuisine at this unassuming restaurant situated in a residential area of the French Quarter.
Located in the Freret neighborhood, Gautreau’s serves contemporary Louisiana and French cuisine prepared by chef Sue Zemanick. Named James Beard Award "Rising Star" Finalist in 2011, Zemanick is known for her signature duck confit with German potato salad.
After a long night out on the town, coffee—and, naturally, a couple of hangover-busting beignets—is in order. And there’s no better place to end your evening (or start your morning) than this famous French Quarter café.
Legendary local bartender Kimberly Patton-Bragg serves some of the city’s most delicious cocktails at this hip Marigny bar and restaurant. Stop in for a few libations (like The Muse—a blend of Hendrick’s gin, blueberry syrup, St.
Heralded as “the Tom Petty of restaurants” Sylvain takes it to the next level when they do brunch on Sundays. Make sure to try the Crispy Blackeyed Pea Cakes or the Brioche French Toast. And if that wasn’t already great enough, the Bloody Marys at Sylvain are made with what can only
A favorite among celebrities, locals, and travelers alike, Sylvain is the benchmark all other restaurants are measured against. The staff quietly delivers excellent service so the dynamic and sometimes rock and roll atmosphere can take the stage. Try the Loose & Conversational co
Known for its brilliant and delicious obsession with pork-based food, Cochon is a staple in the local’s dining circuit. Great for lunch or dinner, the menu features items like Rabbit and Dumplings, an amazing Boucherie plate, and the always faithful Louisiana Cochon with turnips, cabbage,