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Jackson Square in the French Quarter


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New Orleans Restaurants


Fine Dining

Dominique's Restaurant
Contemporary French selections, complemented with Louisiana influences -- voted one of the ten best restaurants in New Orleans. Located in the heart of the French Quarter.
Experience a feast for the senses and enlightenment for your soul… Muriels Jackson Square. Visit the Bistro for New Orleans classics and the area's finest contemporary Creole cuisine.
The ultimate New Orleans dining experience featuring award-winning Creole cuisine, friendly service and charming French Quarter ambiance. You won't be disappointed!
Since 1840, Antoine's has been noted for its excellent French-Creole cuisine and numerous historical dining rooms. Antoine's has long been a tradition for both locals and visitors to New Orleans. An unmatched dining experience in the heart of the French Quarter.
A legend in New Orleans -- and a dining experience not to be missed. Enjoy the famous breakfast at Brennan's .. and lunch and dinner, too! Located in the heart of the French Quarter.
Known as one of New Orleans' most romantic restaurants, Bacco specializes in Creole-Italian food in an elegant atmosphere. The restaurant is located in the heart of the French Quarter.
The Embers Steak House
You can still enjoy the charm and ambiance of Old New Orleans, while dining on fresh Louisiana seafood, great steaks, and authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine all served on the largest balcony on Bourbon Street.
New Orleans' world-renowned gold medal winner, Chef Andrea combines Louisiana products with Northern Italian cuisine to create a memorable dining experience. A favorite among locals -- free transportation provided. Located in Metairie, 10 minutes from the French Quarter. (See special offer)
Louis XVI Restaurant
Lavish French cuisine and fine wines are presented with European-style service at this internationally acclaimed courtyard restaurant. Check out its 360º View! Located in the heart of the French Quarter.
GW Fins
Experience the cuisine that earned GW Fins’ Esquire Magazine’s esteemed “Top 20 best new restaurants in America” award, and a four bean rating in the New Orleans Times Picayune. GW Fins is located in the heart of the French Quarter.

In the Heart of the French Quarter, Broussard's brings you back to a more enchanting time, with our hand painted tiles, lush tropical courtyard and three beautiful dining rooms, each with its own distinct personality and French doors that open out onto the courtyard.


Casual Fine Dining

Ralph's on the Park
Carrying on the tradition of fine food, fun and revelry, Ralph's on the Park offers some of the city's best New Orleans cuisine. Awarded 4 out of 5 beans by the Times Picayune, it's sure to satisfy your craving for genuine local flavors.
Paillard's, the Bourbon Orleans' new signature southern fusion restaurant, offers diners a range of dishes, from sophisticated cuisine to traditional Southern cooking. Paillard's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Although reservations are not required, they are recommended. Paillard's can also accommodate groups.
The Bombay Club
Creole and French cuisine in an elegant and sophisticated setting featuring entertainment and "the best martini in town." Located a block from Bourbon in the French Quarter.
Tony Moran's
Some of the finest seafood and Cajun cuisine in New Orleans, prepared from treasured family recipes along with locally influenced versions of some old favorites. Don't miss this fabulous dining experience! Located right on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.
Mr. John's Ristorante
Voted by local food critic, Tom Fitzmorris, as one of the top two Steakhouses in New Orleans. Located on the World Famous prestigious St. Charles Avenue in the heart of the Garden District -- right on the streetcar line!
Jean Lafitte's Bistro
Long known by its customers as an Oasis on Bourbon Street, Jean Lafitte's Bistro offers the finest of Creole and Cajun cuisine utilizing local seafood, prepared from treasured family recipes along with locally influenced versions of some old favorites.
The Pelican Club
The Pelican Club's menu offers a wide range of fabulous New Orleans dishes and its outstanding decor and incredible atmosphere is sure to make your event a true New Orleans experience. Located on Exchange Place in the heart of the French Quarter.
Pascal's Manale
Home of the original BBQ shrimp, Pascal's Manale also serves steak, seafood and pasta dishes. A long-time local favorite. Located in historic uptown New Orleans right off of the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line.
Palace Cafe
Classic and contemporary Creole and Cajun dishes are served everyday at this upbeat and lively grand cafe owned and operated by Dickie Brennan, of the famed New Orleans restaurant family. Located at the entrance to the French Quarter.
Red Fish Grill
Ralph Brennan's Red Fish Grill boasts a variety of fresh seafood selections, including an abundant supply of fresh Gulf shell fish, fin fish, a raw oyster bar, and many other New Orleans classic seafood dishes. Located right on Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter.
Café Giovanni
Located on Decatur Street, Café Giovanni offers a large array of New World Italian Food that set this restaurant apart from competitors but still is comfortable for local diners. A taste of New Orleans with a very personal touch in the heart of the French Quarter.
Begue's Restaurant
Begue's Restaurant, often called New Orleans' best kept secret, is a AAA Four-Diamond Award New Orleans restaurant overlooking a secluded lush, tropical French Quarter courtyard. It is renowned for its superb contemporary French and Creole cuisine prepared under the direction of Executive Chef Joseph Maynard.
Rib Room - Rotisserie Extraordinaire
Winner of the prestigious Zagat Award, the Rib Room offers succulent Prime Rib and Wild Game from the French Rotisserie and the Freshest Louisiana Seafood Selections. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner by candlelight. Located in the French Quarter.
The Marigny Brasserie
Award-winning restaurant on Royal Street 1 block from French Quarter -- a favorite among locals.
Besh Steakhouse
The Besh Steakhouse at Harrah's Casino is not your traditional steakhouse. The restaurant is a combination of Chef Besh'sown ideas and traditional steakhouse menu items along with New Orleans influences mixed together. Since opening day, The Besh Steakhouse has received nationally acclaimed rave reviews.
New Orleans' second oldest restaurant! Located across from the French Market in the heart of the French Quarter, Tujague's has retained its reputation for providing an unforgettable dining experience in the original Creole tradition.
Court of Two Sisters
The Court of Two Sisters is known for its festive daily Jazz Brunch buffet and large, picturesque courtyard. Dinner, which is served nightly and features a four-course dinner and an a la carte menu, is also an experience not to be missed when visiting the French Quarter.


Casual Dining

Steamboat Natchez Dinner and Jazz Cruises
The Steamboat Natchez offers daily dinner jazz cruises and harbor jazz cruises with a New Orleans food buffet. Enjoy our music and food as you cruise along the Mississippi!
Cafe Pontalba
Located in the heart of the French Quarter right in the middle of Jackson Square, there is no better way to take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of New Orleans than from Cafe Pontalba. Delicious Creole cuisine served in a casual atmosphere.
Harrah's Casino
Hungry for excitement? You gotta get to Harrah's New Orleans. Whether your tastes run from prime rib to Lucky Dogs, a Crescent City favorite, our many noteworthy restaurants will tempt your palate with Gulf-fresh seafood, freshly prepared Mongolian stir-fry and decadent desserts. Hungry after-hours? Play all night and eat 'til dawn at our fabulous late-night buffet. It's the city's best all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, for just $11.99 from midnight to 5 a.m.!
5 O'Clock Grille
The newly opened Five O’Clock Grille and Premium Pit Barbeque brings the finest tasting, premium quality slow-cooked beef, ribs, pork and chicken to the city. Located on Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter.
House of Blues
Conveniently located in the French Quarter, House of Blues offers live music almost every night of the week, fantastic lunch and dinner seven days a week, a rousing Friday Happy Hour in our courtyard, and two spirit lifting brunches every Sunday. Be sure to check it out.
Bubba Gump Shrimp
Located conveniently on festive Decatur Street, just a few blocks from Jackson Square, Jax Brewery, Canal Street, the Aquarium and the Natchez Dock. From business dinners, to holiday parties, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co is the #1 place for food and fun!
Semolina's Bistro Italia
Perfect for a romantic dinner for two or a family night out - with menu selections that will make everyone's taste buds happy.
Crescent City Brewhouse
The Crescent City Brewhouse is one of New Orleans' premier restaurants and the only French Quarter microbrewery. The atmosphere at the Crescent City Brewhouse is warm, relaxed and festive with LIVE JAZZ performed nightly by local musicians
Acme Oyster House
The pearl of New Orleans' restaurants, Acme Oyster House invites area residents as well as visitors to enjoy its marvelous ambience, fresh seafood from Louisiana waters, and undeniably local charm. Three locations: in the French Quarter, on the Lakefront, and on the North Shore.
Deanie's Seafood
In a town famous for great seafood, it's in a class by itself. Located in Metairie and the French Quarter, Deanie's has been recognized as one of New Orleans' best seafood joints since 1961.
Gordon Biersch Restaurant and Brewery
Gordon Biersch brews some of the best beers in the world, and serves excellent food made with only the freshest products. The relaxed and inviting atmosphere, along with the friendly and attentive service, means that a visit to Gordon Biersch is always enjoyable. Gordon Biersch is located in the Central Business District.
Zea's St. Charles Ave.
A local favorite, Zea Rotisserie and Grill features many award winning dishes that you are sure to enjoy. Located near the Central Business District not far from Lee Circle, and the neighborhoods of Uptown. Free valet parking.
Cannon's Restaurant
Located on the streetcar line on beautiful oak-tree lined St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District, Cannon's offers a blend of New Orleans and traditional American cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere.


Live Cajun Music Dining

Mulate's Cajun Restaurant
The restaurant that made Cajun Culture famous with authentic Cajun cuisine ... located steps from the Convention Center in the Warehouse District.
Cajun Cabin
Live Cajun music and free dance lessons nightly; one of the best Cajun food and people-watching balcony on Bourbon Street.
Michaul's Live Cajun Music Restaurant
(open for private parties only)

A N'awlins Cajun restaurant, featuring live Cajun Music and free dancing lessons, located right on the St. Charles streetcar line in the Central Business District.


Coffee, Cafes, Delis, and Pizzerias

Cafe Beignet
New Orleans' Cafe provides a grand cafe setting outside and in, and the best coffee and beignets anywhere. Breakfast Served All Day. New Orleans Cajun Specialties and Fried Seafood Also Available.
Cookin' Cajun Cafe
Enjoy jambalaya, the daily special, or one of the other wonderful Cajun or Creole dishes Cookin' Cajun Cafe offers in the beautiful glass enclosed dining room, with a perfect view of the Mississippi River.
Then, Now and Next Cafe
Located in the scenic suburb of Metairie, Then, Now and Next Cafe serves traditional American dishes in addition to Cajun and Creole specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Reginelli's Pizzeria
Reginelli's Pizzeria combines a unique menu and wide array of fresh ingredients with a cool, modern decor; it brings together a contemporary atmosphere with old world Italy.