We highly recommend the restaurants featured below. They range from fine French dining to casual hideouts featuring live Cajun music and dancing. Favorites of locals for years, we're sure you'll love them, too! We've included quotes from many who have enjoyed their experiences.
These award-winning upscale restaurants offer elegant fine dining -- please note dress code.
The iconic French Quarter restaurant, Broussard's promises to bring you back to a more enchanting time. Their décor includes hand painted tiles, French doors that open into a lush courtyard and three classic dining rooms.
On Royal Street is the legendary Brennaan's. They're known for there breakfasts but popular for lunch and dinner too. Make sure to try their renown Bananas Foster before you leave.
The following restaurants combine casual dining with white tablecloth elegance -- casual dress allowed.
The Bombay Club
Located on Conti Street, a block off Bourbon Street is a restaurant that combines Creole and French cuisine called The Bombay Club. It's a restaurant known for its elegance, sophistication and the best martinis in town. They also have live music many nights.
The Marigny Brasserie
Located on the up and coming Frenchmen Street is Marigny Brasserie. Visit them drinks or enjoy a New Orleans centric meal. You'll love their seafood and their fun, casual vibe. A favorite of dining spot for local residents.
The Pelican Club
Stop by The Pelican Club and enjoy a wide variety of amazing New Orleans style entrees, all while enjoying the incredible atmosphere and décor. It's a true New Orleans experience tucked away on the Exchange Place.
Tujague's is loaded with history. It's New Orleans' second oldest restaurant and renovated in 1982 to bring it back to its original look and style. Tujague's is known for their traditional Creole menu and superior service.
Pull up a seat at the table inside or outside, Café Beignet serves up breakfast all day long with their coffee and beignets a local favorite. If you're looking for something a little more filling, they are known for their New Orleans Cajun specialties and fried seafood.
Steamboat Natchez Dinner and Jazz Cruises
Enjoy a cruise along the Mississippi River while enjoying a traditional New Orleans food buffet. The Steamboat Natchez sails with a daily dinner jazz with live music and delicious food.
Crescent City Brewhouse
Like great beer and delicious food? Check out the only microbrewery in the French Quarter where they brew up their own food, amazing entrees and serve live jazz every night.
Huck Finn's Cafe
A combination of local ingredients with a unique flair make some of the best Cajun cuisine in New Orleans at Huck Finn's Café. You're going to want to try their shrimp po-boys, jambalaya, fried seafood or their delicious muffulettas.