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Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar
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Contemporary Southern | Mid-City / City Park
Vessel NOLA
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Contemporary American | Mid-City / City Park
Cafe Minh
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Vietnamese | Mid-City / City Park
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Josephine EstelleJosephine Estelle
951 reviews
Contemporary Italian | Central Business District, New Orleans

Josephine Estelle is a New Orleans treasure. The vibe is retro cool and the food is beyond delish. More

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SeaworthySeaworthy
561 reviews
Seafood | Central Business District, New Orleans

The atmosphere is charming. Service was attentive and gracious. The variety of oysters, and their quality was outstanding. We enjoyed sharing 4 small plates: eggplant, blue crab, cobia, and pork belly; with a side of cauliflower grits. More

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The SteakhouseThe Steakhouse
1153 reviews
Steakhouse | Central Business District, New Orleans

Very nice experience. We were early and had the opportunity to sample the happy hour appetizers and would strongly recommend the shrimp satay and the lamb albondigas which were delicious. We went for the price fixe menu and thoroughly enjoyed the salad appetizer and the tournedis entree which was perfectly cooked. Excellent service made thus a great evening. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - MetairieFleming's Steakhouse - Metairie
272 reviews
Steak | Metairie, New Orleans

They made my birthday AWESOME! The steak was cooked perfectly and the service was unmatched. Love that staff and the place itself. Great experience. More

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Tsunami - New OrleansTsunami - New Orleans
269 reviews
Asian | Central Business District, New Orleans

It all started with Esaun the Host who put m at a great table. He is always so friendly and professional with a great attitude and smile. It’s nice to be greeted by somebody is is warm. John our waiter was amazing. He totally made my birthday celebration a beautiful experience. He was very nice, friendly and lovely. More

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Shrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory'sShrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory's
159 reviews
Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Amazing experience!!! More

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AvoAvo
709 reviews
Italian | Uptown, New Orleans

Avo is a favorite for my wife & I - the menu is always spectacular, and the ambiance is wonderful. More

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BrasaBrasa
293 reviews
Steakhouse | Metairie, New Orleans

Stopped in for a quick bite; wine, short rib mac N cheese, entrana, and grilled carrots. Sat at bar, service and food...amazing!!! More

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Bistro Daisy1. Bistro Daisy
473 reviews
American | Uptown, New Orleans

Definitely one of our favorite restaurants in New Orleans. Great service and food. The soups are very good. The duck confit is one of the best duck dishes in New Orleans, very moist and tasty. Excellent fresh fish dishes, and the chicken is also very good. More

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Keith Young's Steakhouse2. Keith Young's Steakhouse
475 reviews
Steakhouse | Madisonville, Northshore

We had a great dinner! Thank you! More

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Effervescence3. Effervescence
72 reviews
Tapas / Small Plates | French Quarter, New Orleans

It was my birthday, and the owner and his wife both came by the table several times to make sure we were having a good time! Food was on point. More

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Ye Olde College Inn4. Ye Olde College Inn
717 reviews
Creole | Carrollton, New Orleans

Great food, great service and great atmosphere More

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GW Fins5. GW Fins
10414 reviews
Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Best meal, service and venue we had in New Orleans. The fish was outstanding. More

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Agave HouseAgave House
Mexican | Mid-City / City Park, New Orleans

A modern, upscale Mexican restaurant
with an outside patio and a rooftop area in New Orleans
right by the University Medical Center New Orleans.More

Biscuits & Buns on BanksBiscuits & Buns on Banks
Breakfast | Mid-City / City Park, New Orleans

we refuse to compromise on quality in our restaurant. that's why we source our fresh ingredients from local louisiana vendors.More

Saint-GermainSaint-Germain
French | Bywater, New Orleans

The Saint-Germain Dining room is located in the Saint-Germain Wine Bar. It operates on it's own hours 3 days per week. The wine bar is exclusively open to walk-in guests while the dining room is reservation only.More

Discover New Orleans

French, Spanish and Creole influences evolved New Orleans cuisine into a genre all its own. Combine Gulf coast seafood, a butter-based sauce and Cajun spices, and you’re looking at a classic Nola dish. Take the famed crawfish boil, for instance, which locals advise is best eaten as a family. In the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, the restaurant industry banded together to support their city in the wake of serious devastation. New restaurants began opening their doors, and today you’ll find a wealth of cuisines that span the classics to modern reinventions to everything in between.