The best restaurants in New Orleans (Louisiana)

Dooky Chase's Restaurant
Emeril's New Orleans
Acme Oyster House
Parkway Bakery & Tavern
Mother's Restaurant
  • Mother's Restaurant

    401 Poydras St 70130-3207 New Orleans LA United States
    Home of award-winning Jerry's Jambalaya, the famous Ferdi Special, and the original debris-laden roast beef. Breakfast served all day until closing. Lunch menu begins at 10:30 a.m. Parking info: Private room for parties, rehearsal dinners and special events: Gift shop: Menus: Recipes & Dictionary: Twitter: @MothersNOLA ( Instagram: MothersRestaurant, hashtag: #MothersNOLA Foursquare: YouTube: --------------------------- Donation requests must be made ...
    Price range: Moderate
Acme Oyster House - French Quarter
  • Acme Oyster House - French Quarter

    724 Iberville St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    BORN IN THE FRENCH QUARTER For over 100 years, Acme has been satisfying the hungriest of people all over the world! It's quality you can taste in the fresh, hand-shucked Louisiana oysters. Whether served ice cold on the half shell, chargrilled and sizzling in garlic butter or fried to golden perfection, Acme oysters are some of the best you'll ever have. And it's not just the oysters, we're serving all of the New Orleans classics like red beans and rice, seafood gumbo, jambalaya ...
    Price range: Moderate
Oceana Grill
  • Oceana Grill

    739 Conti St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    Cajun and Creole Cafe offering seafood as a French Quarter Restaurant. Oceana Grill is located just steps off of Bourbon Street the heart of the French Quarter. With Chef Specials daily, Oceana Grill is sure to have exactly what you are looking for.
    Price range: Moderate
Pat O'Brien's Bar
The Court of Two Sisters
  • The Court of Two Sisters

    613 Royal St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    The historic Court of Two Sisters restaurant is located in the heart of the French Quarter. We are known for our large, picturesque dining courtyard, daily Jazz Brunch and romantic Creole dinner.
    Price range: Expensive
Saints and Sinners
  • Saints and Sinners

    627 Bourbon St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    Follow @sandsnola on Twitter and Instagram! Reservations accepted for parties of 8 or more. Please email your request 24 hours in advance to Live entertainment begins after 9 pm. 21 and up only after 10 pm. Limited menu selection after 10 pm.
    Price range: Moderate
Tahyo Tavern
  • Tahyo Tavern

    1140 Decatur St. 70016 New Orleans LA United States
    What is a Tahyo? It is a Cajun word used to describe a "big, hungry dog"...and that's what we have...a lot of hungry dogs to feed. The Tahyo Tavern is a business that we created to help fund our non-profit dog rescue, Villalobos Rescue Center, located in the Upper 9th Ward. Starting around 20 years ago as a wolf and wolf hybrid rescue, we would eventually take on another much maligned type of canine: the Pit Bull. ...
    Price range: Inexpensive
Royal House Oyster Bar
  • Royal House Oyster Bar

    441 Royal St (at St. Louis St) New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
    Royal House is a casual classic, offering fresh seafood in a setting that follows the best traditions of “destination dining” in the heart of the French Quarter
    Price range: Moderate
Gumbo Shop
  • Gumbo Shop

    630 Saint Peter St New Orleans, LA 70116 United States
    Established in 1948, The Award Winning Gumbo Shop features a wide range of New Orleans cuisine at its finest. Enjoy fantastic customer service and great food. Patrons are also welcome to order from our full wine list including 30 Wines by the Glass.Gumbo Shop is located at 630 St...
    Price range: Moderate
Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans
Brennan's Restaurant
  • Brennan's Restaurant

    417 Royal St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    3-Time James Beard Foundation – “Best Chef South” Finalist Chef Slade Rushing's menus marry classic Creole traditions with contemporary techniques and New Orleans flavors. First established in 1946, Brennan’s is the birthplace of World-Famous Bananas Foster and the boozy breakfast, featuring Eggs Hussarde, Benedict and Sardou, is king! Brennan’s old-world elegance, coupled with fancifully renovated decor and pampering service create a unique and sophisticated backdrop for a most memorable meal. “Restaurant of the Year” – New Orleans Magazine “Best Restaurants in the World” – ...
    Price range: Expensive
Napoleon House
Luke Restaurant
  • Luke Restaurant

    333 St Charles Ave 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    Luke is a Creole-inspired Brasserie located in the heart of New Orleans’ Central Business District on world-famous St. Charles Avenue, steps from the French Quarter neighborhood. A lively atmosphere surrounds the raw bar offering the freshest seafood and oysters procured daily from the Gulf of Mexico. Chef Erick Loos is at the helm of the kitchen featuring dishes that highlight local purveyors and farmers’ market ingredients. Behind the bar, a selection of bartender-created specialty cocktails are offered among a carefully-curated ...
    Price range: Expensive
Cochon Restaurant
  • Cochon Restaurant

    930 Tchoupitoulas St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    It's all about authentic southern Cajun cooking! At Cochon, Chef Link has reconnected with his culinary roots, serving the traditional Cajun Southern dishes he grew up with. Chef Link and Chef/Co-owner Stephen Stryjewski are working with locally sourced pork, fresh produce and seafood, focusing on traditional methods, creating authentic flavors of Cajun country. The restaurant is set in a rustic, yet contemporary interior of a renovated New Orleans warehouse.
    Price range: Moderate
K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen
  • K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

    416 Chartres St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    In July 1979, K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen® opened its doors in New Orleans. In only a few years, Chef Paul Prudhomme's French Quarter restaurant attracted world travelers and continues to excite diners today.
    Price range: Moderate
NOLA Restaurant
Bakery Bar
  • Bakery Bar

    1179 Annunciation St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    Sweets and drinks, all day long. Brunch every day until 3pm! Happy Hour 4-6pm, Tuesday through Friday.
    Price range: Moderate
Margaritaville, New Orleans
Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar
  • Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

    4338 Saint Charles Ave (at Napoleon Ave.) New Orleans, LA 70115 United States
    Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar is a Parisian-inspired bistro located in historic Uptown New Orleans. With a combination of the freshest ingredients at affordable prices, as well as the perfect balcony for Mardi Gras parades, Superior Seafood is a desirable destination for tourists and locals alike.
    Price range: Moderate
Peche Seafood Grill
  • Peche Seafood Grill

    800 Magazine St 70130-3616 New Orleans LA United States
    Peche, the newest member of Chef Donald Link + Stephen Stryjewski's family of restaurants, celebrating local seafood, featuring an open wood fire grill and a raw bar.
    Price range: Moderate
Palace Cafe
  • Palace Cafe

    605 Canal St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    This classic New Orleans restaurant, located at the foot of the French Quarter, serves contemporary Creole food in an upbeat and lively grand café. As bearers of the torch keeping Creole cuisine alive and vital, Dickie and Palace Café’s culinary team are constantly evolving traditional Creole dishes and creating a few new favorites. The restaurant, housed in the historic Werlein’s music building, has won a number of local and national awards since it opened in 1991.
    Price range: Moderate
Arnaud's & the French 75 Bar
  • Arnaud's & the French 75 Bar

    813 Bienville St 70112 New Orleans LA United States
    In 1918, a colorful, French wine salesman named Arnaud Cazenave opened the grand New Orleans restaurant that bears his name with a commitment to serving quality Creole cuisine. Arnaud believed, quite simply, that the pursuit of the pleasures of the table is as worthy as anything else one chooses to pursue in life. Sixty years later, in 1978, Arnaud’s was acquired by Archie and Jane Casbarian, the second family of proprietors the restaurant has ever known. Casbarian sought to return Arnaud’s ...
    Price range: Expensive
Bourbon House
  • Bourbon House

    144 Bourbon St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House is all about local seafood. If it’s not in season, you won’t find it on the menu. Enjoy authentic New Orleans dishes at New Orleans' premier oyster bar and seafood restaurant. Bourbon House boasts a lively atmosphere with huge picture windows overlooking Bourbon Street. The dining rooms of this famous French Quarter restaurant are indicative of New Orleans’ European heritage, with handcrafted wrought iron and custom millwork. Dickie Brennan and his culinary team have created an incredible ...
    Price range: Moderate
Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse
Rock-n-Sake New Orleans
  • Rock-n-Sake New Orleans

    823 Fulton St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    Rock-n-Sake was founded on the principle of creating an exciting, casual dining experience where guests can enjoy an upbeat atmosphere while indulging their taste buds with exceptional Japanese cuisine. Check out the Kai Lounge @ Rock-n-Sake NOLA. Perfect for you next private party -seats up to 55 w/ its own sushi bar.
    Price range: Moderate
The Melting Pot
  • The Melting Pot

    1820 St Charles Ave, Ste 120 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    At The Melting Pot Restaurant, we offer a dining experience like no other. A unique, interactive dining experience creating memorable moments with family and friends. From the time the first piece of bread is dipped and the last piece of dessert is savored, you'll be graced with the time to discover new things about people you thought you knew. And, those you're getting to know. We are the premiere fondue restaurant where guests can enjoy a choice ...
    Price range: Moderate
la petite grocery
  • la petite grocery

    4238 Magazine St 70115 New Orleans LA United States
    New Orleans restaurant housed in a century-old building with a storied history. Cuisine by Justin Devillier, James Beard Award finalist for Best Chef:South
    Price range: Moderate
Daisy Dukes
  • Daisy Dukes

    121 Chartres St (btw Canal & Iberville) New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
    We don't do it fancy. Instead, we emphasize on creating a true southern atmosphere and providing the best cajun dining experience you can find in New Orleans.
    Price range: Moderate
Felix's Restaurant and Oyster Bar Inc
Olde NOLA Cookery
  • Olde NOLA Cookery

    205 Bourbon St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    "Cooked by Locals, Spiced with History" Located on the famous Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter. Come take it all in... the sights, the sounds and the taste of New Orleans!
    Price range: Moderate
  • Domenica

    Roosevelt Hotel - 123 Baronne St 70112 New Orleans LA United States
    Domenica translates to “Sunday,” in Italian, it is the day of the week to explore and cook leisurely, abundant meals. At Domenica restaurant, our chefs seek to transport guests to those coveted moments, offering passionately prepared dishes that marry pure, local ingredients with revered techniques. While the menu is rooted in tradition, our chefs focus on elevating Italian ingredients and classic flavors to create modern classics, adapted for the contemporary palate of New Orleans. The fresh pastas made by hand daily, ...
    Price range: Moderate
Red Fish Grill
  • Red Fish Grill

    115 Bourbon St 70130 New Orleans LA United States
    Named one of the nation’s Best Seafood Restaurants by Travel + Leisure and readers of USA Today and frequent winner at New Orleans Po Boy Festival, Red Fish Grill sets the tone for your entire French Quarter experience. Led by Executive Chef Austin Kirzner and Owner Ralph Brennan, Red Fish Grill has dominated the French Quarter seafood scene for over 20 years.
    Price range: Moderate