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Food and restaurants in New Orleans

Top restaurants

Gift Shop
“Try the famous beignets and Community Chickory coffee! Located near the French Market!”
  • 282 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“World famous Commanders Palace restaurant. A Brennan’s restaurant where Chef Emeril got his start. Fine dining with classic and delicious New Orleans food in the beautiful Garden District. 25 cent martinis! ”
  • 273 locals recommend
Market
“The hub of the neighborhood's scene: a variety of up-and-coming chefs each turn out their own dishes in this marketplace. There's also a bar and outside seating!”
  • 232 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“.......located in the back of the French Quarter. The BEST hamburgers in the City of New Orleans.....not fancy at all......A native's favorite place to go for a hamburger.........”
  • 170 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Mimi's serves classic cocktails with our own bit of personality and charm because we have the best bar staff in town. Over 20 types of Vodka, Gin and Rum, 10 types of Tequila and an abundance of Whiskeys.”
  • 215 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Best fried chicken in town! Willie Mae’s specializes in fried chicken and red beans and rice. Sometimes the lines are long, but worth the wait.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Great bar with lots of patio seating. Perfect for watching football games or sitting outside to enjoy good weather. ”
  • 160 locals recommend

Cafes

Gift Shop
“Try the famous beignets and Community Chickory coffee! Located near the French Market!”
  • 282 locals recommend
Café
“Bakery and breakfast/lunch place that makes delicious pastries, breads, and cupcakes Solid breakfast menu, including great breakfast sandwiches”
  • 164 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Delicious coffee shop, with the most beautiful giant donuts. All different seasonal and local flavors such as beignet and king cake. Also a large savory menu with a variety of sliders. Great for casual breakfast or lunch. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Really good (and still healthy!) latin food. I love their breakfast bowls and fresh juice combinations!”
  • 114 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Please try the chargrilled oysters. There’s a great chance you will Love them even if you don’t like oysters. These are our favorite in town. If you drink alcohol, try a bow wow punch. We share one! It’s pretty strong (and tasty”
  • 58 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Who Dat Coffee Cafe is a Marigny neighborhood staple. They have an excellent staff and accessible owners. They have a wide coffee section, delicious corn cakes, vegan, vegetarian, and meat lovers' options. I'm a fan of the two top, tiny table on the steps for people watching.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Stop in for coffee and a quick breakfast. Very good breakfast - I recommend the Good Morning Vietnam! or French Connection.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Sucré has the most delicious homemade gelato, chocolates and dazzling cakes! Fabulous!”
  • 74 locals recommend

Bakeries

Café
“Bakery and breakfast/lunch place that makes delicious pastries, breads, and cupcakes Solid breakfast menu, including great breakfast sandwiches”
  • 164 locals recommend
Bakery
“Awesome pastries, breads and sandwiches. Chocolate croissant is to die for...”
  • 95 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Who Dat Coffee Cafe is a Marigny neighborhood staple. They have an excellent staff and accessible owners. They have a wide coffee section, delicious corn cakes, vegan, vegetarian, and meat lovers' options. I'm a fan of the two top, tiny table on the steps for people watching.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Sucré has the most delicious homemade gelato, chocolates and dazzling cakes! Fabulous!”
  • 74 locals recommend
Café
“Best pastries in New Orleans anywhere, to me. Their Cafe au Lait is excellent too.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best pastries in town. Kelly Fields is a James Beard Award Winner. Make a reservation unless you're simply looking to take pastries to go.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a cake shop (mainly) where you can sit at a bar, choose your slice of cake, and the bar-keep will pair it with a cocktail. (Or, you can go rogue and eat something savory from the menu with a diet coke, but I recommend sticking with the program.) Doberge cake, in case you don't know, is one of sugar's greatest wonders, and these people have been called upon by the dazzling gods of Doberge to make cake for us all be reminded in a cocktail lounge. Cocktails and cake. All kinds of good. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Bright and sunny Laurel Street breakfast and lunch locale serving French inspired diner fare. From a simple egg and house-made toast breakfast to more adventurous options of decadent crepes and aebelskivers, come enjoy this bustling brunch spot beloved by tourists and locals alike.”
  • 28 locals recommend