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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Gift Shop
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“Traditional coffee shops that serves beignets, which are just square French-style doughnuts.”
  • 281 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Bar
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“Home of the Hurricane (and headache). Everyone needs to check this place out, but everyone must check out the dueling piano bar. Two pianists play requests while the drunk audience sings along”
  • 101 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The newest member of Chef Donald Link's family of restaurants, celebrates local seafood. The vibe is pretty casual on the inside, so no need to get too fancy. And don’t be afraid from ordering the whole fish! Favorites: Fried Brussel Sprouts, Whole Grilled Fish”
  • 93 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Rock- & blues-themed chain with Southern dishes such as po' boys & jambalaya, plus live music.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Acme has really good food and drinks. Tasty chargrilled oysters, gumbo, poboys.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Brennan's Restaurant is a New Orleans restaurant tradition since 1946. Our innovative Creole menu borrows influences from French and Spanish ancestry with modern updates and distinct seasonal offerings. Old-world elegance inspired dining rooms, and personable, attentive service, create a unique and sophisticated experience.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Cozy, dim-lit spot with indoor and outdoor seating in the Quarter. Great Italian/American food and cocktails.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Where charbroiled oysters were created. Best in town. Also very good Gumbo, take the one with the mamma name on it. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Spin-off of the Bucktown original featuring hefty seafood platters & entrees in a laid-back space.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Without a doubt the most famous restaurant in the Quarter, the New Orleans staple is a locals destination. The typical New Orleanian might go for lunch, but after many drinks, will stay for dinner. Many locals have their own waiter who has served them for “over 30 years.” The atmosphere combined with the food and drinks will leave you with sweet memories. Jacket required! Favorites: Speckled Trout, Shrimp Remoulade ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Good, typical New Orleans fare. If the upstairs is open, grab a drink at the bar and go upstairs to the balcony to watch the sunset or people watch. Overlooks Jackson Square. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Domenica, like Pizza Domenica, has some of the freshest and delicious pizza’s around. This Chef John Besh restaurant has also mastered the roasted cauliflower, so make sure to order it. Enjoy this finer Italian restaurant located in the Roosevelt Hotel.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Cute romantic garden in the heart of French Quarter food will not disappoint. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Popular cafeteria-style joint drawing crowds with po' boys & down-home Southern fare since 1938.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Craving some raw oysters? Wanted to go to ACME Oyster House until you arrived and learned there is a 2 hour wait? Go right across the street to Felix’s where you get just as good (if not better) oysters and skip the wait. Favorites: Raw oysters, Chargrilled Oysters ”
  • 30 locals recommend