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Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar
Contemporary Southern | Mid-City / City Park
Vessel NOLA
Contemporary American | Mid-City / City Park
Cafe Minh
Vietnamese | Mid-City / City Park
Revel Cafe and Bar
American | Mid-City / City Park
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478 reviews
Seafood | Central Business District, New Orleans

My favourite food experience in New Orleans. Great atmosphere and beautifully designed interior space. More

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Josephine EstelleJosephine Estelle
847 reviews
Contemporary Italian | Central Business District, New Orleans

As always, a solid meal— and awesome service.... The Canestri pasta and the Fried Brussels Sprouts are AMAZING and definitely shareable. Save room for the peanut butter dessert! More

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The SteakhouseThe Steakhouse
1121 reviews
Steakhouse | Central Business District, New Orleans

Such a wonderful place to dine. Customer friendly. Food was excellent portions was more than fabulous more than I could eat. More

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Café Adelaide at Loews New Orleans HotelCafé Adelaide at Loews New Orleans Hotel
730 reviews
Creole | Warehouse District, New Orleans

The food and service were excellent! My hubby got the Roast Pork, and I got the Steak. We both got the Turtle Soup. But be sure to save room for dessert! It's all good! More

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569 reviews
Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

The drag brunch was incredible! I planned it as part of the weekend for my friends who were visiting and didn’t realize until afterwards that it was their first drag show! The Ladies of Trinity are incredible performers and such down to Earth people. We had conversations after the show with a couple of the girls and they’re the most genuine people you’ll ever meet! I was a little concerned about the show since The Country Club is “the place to go” for drag brunch, but the Ladies of Trinity delivered a show stopping performance. Also, the service was great and the food was delicious. I highly recommend the boudin noir and oysters. It’s not a lot of food but it’s so packed with flavor, you don’t want any more than that. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

New Orleans's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Bistro Daisy1. Bistro Daisy
427 reviews
American | Uptown, New Orleans

Visiting NOLA and wife and mother-in-law wanted bouillabaisse...they enjoyed theirs and I had the one vegetarian option. More

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

Lovely place to celebrate my husband’s 75 th Birthday. Started off with great cocktails at the bar. turtle soup was great, salmon was wonderful and his soft shell crab was wonderful. Friend’s steak was executed well. Staff was friendly, Keith Young himself stopped by to say hello. They sent out a complimentary bread pudding for his birthday. The icing on the cake for me that when my husband went to pay the bar bill, the bartender asked if I was his oldest daughter!! 😀👍 More

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GW Fins3. GW Fins
9803 reviews
Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Food was wonderful. The scallops are still my favorite. Biscuits are amazing- hot out of the oven. Benjamin, one of our waiters, was spectacular. More

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Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar4. Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar
545 reviews
American | Mandeville, Northshore

The whole experience was delightful. The steaks were cooked to perfection. I never looked for the waiter once. He was always there, but never hovering. Using the "Open Food" for the reservation was perfect. It was a perfect night, but, frankly this is what Pat Gallagher does consistently, More

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Effervescence5. Effervescence
52 reviews
Tapas / Small Plates | French Quarter, New Orleans

Obsessed with this place. Would definitely recommend. Great for a girls get together. More

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New Orleans restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Madam’s Modern Kitchen + BarMadam’s Modern Kitchen + Bar
American | Central Business District, New Orleans

Stepping into Madam’s Modern Kitchen + Bar is like taking a walk back through time. Storyville was an incubator of innovation in food, drink, music and entertainment during the late Victorian era of New Orleans. Madam wants to help revive that joie de vie in her new (old) neighborhood.
The menu found at Madam’s is inspired by the evolution of the New Orleans culinary scene in the last century, by integrating classic creole cuisine with the recently arrived flavors of Southeast Asia, Italy, and Latin America. A broad palette of flavors and techniques will converge to offer guests a one-of-a-kind experience.More

Nola Bar & GrillNola Bar & Grill
Creole | Kenner, New Orleans

The NOLA Airport Bar&Grill, located in the hotel lobby, offers a full service bar, local chefs cooking authentic local foods, and many other favorite items. Always Fresh, always authentic, and always from scratch.More

Picayune Social HousePicayune Social House
Regional American (Contemporary Southern) | Central Business District, New Orleans

Picayune Social House is HI-LEVEL service, delivered by ENERGETIC and POSITIVE attitudes, with a UNIQUE approach to FUN libations, and ENTICING twists on culinary creations. Expect comfort foods done with "cool" and "deliciousness", regional classic favorites with our own twist, and a friendly experience that will have you wanting to come back... or get ..."Just one more....." We also have many vegetarian friendly options or substitutions and multiple healthy choice alternatives.More

Mexican | Metairie, New Orleans

Zocalo - contemporary Mexican with an extensive collection of tequila, mezcal & sotol.More

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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.