Restaurants in New Orleans

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This energetic café with high ceilings, bright sunlight, quiet nooks, and a staff of young hipsters is constantly filled by students from nearby... Read More

Although Cajun influences abound in the city, there's little high-end food nor dining experiences that are truly Cajun. Set in a converted 19th-century... Read More

A cozy lunch spot in Bywater. Read More

Located in the Bywater, this hip breakfast and lunch spot offers up some of the best healthy fare in the city.  Make sure to try the roasted pear... Read More

Invented in the 1850’s by pharmacist Antoine Peychaud, this New Orleans classic remains virtually unchanged by time.  It started as a Cognac drink... Read More

Best known for its Sazeracs and Ramos Gin Fizzes, the sumptuous bar at the Roosevelt Hotel is one of the city’s most beautiful.  You never know who... Read More

Headed up by Chef Edward Rhinehart, most recently of R’evolution, this health oasis is a needle in a haystack.   Besides the super-fresh... Read More

Almost from opening, Chef Alon Shaya's Israeli restaurant has been at the top of many people's culinary wish list in New Orleans. Located in one of the... Read More

For a less classic, more hip breakfast, look no further than this Magazine Street gem.  The atmosphere is fun and edgy, but the food is everything... Read More

This red-lit bar, set in what looks like a sagging roadside shack, should come with a caution label. Warning: If you like to go to bed after just a... Read More

Make sure to sit at the bar for this one.  Native New Yorker Abigail Gullo runs the cocktail program here and she does a fantastic job of creating... Read More

Abigail Gullo leads the bar team at this exquisite French Quarter bar that has a particularly magnificent ‘Happier Hour’ because, as they like to say,... Read More

A relative newcomer to the New Orleans coffee scene, this third-wave coffee shop makes a hell of an espresso.  It’s not the biggest space, so you... Read More

This new eatery on Jackson Square in the French Quarter is local chef Scott Boswell's wake up call. (It's just down the lane from Stella!, the other... Read More

First, a disclaimer: you can’t actually drink beer here.  But what this legendary sandwich spot does have is a mind-boggling retail beer selection.... Read More

Prominent amid the colorful and detailed architecture and ornate street lamps of the French Quarter is the global-modern restaurant Stella. Having... Read More

Challenging you to celebrate your sweet tooth with touch of panache, this Garden District dessert boutique occupies a smart, clean-lined storefront... Read More

When I first moved to New Orleans Sukho Thai was one of the first restaurants I visited.  Properly authentic and squeaky clean, I was instantly... Read More

Famous for its brunches, Surrey’s is a beautiful, relaxing restaurant.   Highlights include their tasty, fresh-squeezed juice menu and their... Read More

Famous as the owner of Bayona in the French Quarter, Susan Spicer is one of the most influential female chefs in the city.  In a world primarily... Read More

A favorite among celebrities, locals, and travelers alike, Sylvain is the benchmark all other restaurants are measured against.  The staff quietly... Read More

Located in the heart of the French Quarter, this rock & roll cocktail mecca nails the atmosphere portion of the cocktail bar, and the drinks portion... Read More

This French Quarter restaurant occupies an incredibly atmospheric landmarked building that dates to 1796. But though it serves a fairly upscale dinner... Read More

Well worth the trip to the West Bank, this Vietnamese joint is killer. Try their take on Korean short ribs and then order the combination pho. Nothing... Read More

Primarily a college hangout, The Bulldog has almost 50 beers on tap and a bottle selection that ranges in the 70s.  It is also one of the cleanest... Read More

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