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Shrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory'sShrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory's
150 reviews
££££
Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Mister Gregory's Shrimp Boil provided a one-of-a-kind dining experience for our group. The food was amazing. We ended up having the top floor to ourselves which looks out at Louis Armstrong Park. Pretty awesome spot. They even brought in a local performer to sing a few songs for us. Couldn't recommend this place enough. More

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Bistro Daisy1. Bistro Daisy
449 reviews
££££
American | Uptown, New Orleans

Always a great meal. Enjoy the salmon appetizer when they have it on the menu. The cocktails are great. The servers are wonderful. The crab appetizer is delectable. Just a great restaurant. One of the best in the city. More

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

We moved to Madisonville a little over four years ago and this was our first visit to Keith Young's. My wife and I visited for our (combined) birthday celebrations, and could not have been more pleased. Although we can and do enjoy all sorts of dining experiences, from rustic beach bars on up, we are somewhat spoiled insofar as food is concerned, being born and raised in New Orleans, and in restaurant families. We can always find something we would improve upon, but not tonight, however. Each dish was prepared to (our personal) perfection, and fault was not to be found in seasoning or preparation. The stuffed mushrooms balanced the crab and bread well, and the seared scallops were perfectly done - that is to say seared and not cooked, and the beurre blanc well balanced between sweet cream and tart. And of course the beef filets were brought to us just as ordered, no confusion as to what medium rare was, with a slight smoky sear flavor and exceedingly tender. Even the warm bread was surpassingly crispy and soft. We are now planning to get certificates for our (6) children and spouses for their anniversaries. This was truly a dining experience not to be missed. J & A More

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Effervescence3. Effervescence
61 reviews
££££
Tapas / Small Plates | French Quarter, New Orleans

This establishment is a winner ! Hospitality, service, food, energy and an amazing collection of different champagnes to enjoy either by glass, bottle or fun flights! Fortunately in a relaxing location and out of the crazy zone of the quarter. A must go for those who love champagne, oysters and caviar all at a reasonable price! More

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GW Fins4. GW Fins
10094 reviews
££££
Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Creative menu that changes daily because they use fresh ingredients. The food was delicious and the service was impeccable. We will be back! More

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MeMe's Bar & Grille5. MeMe's Bar & Grille
27 reviews
££££
American | Chalmette, New Orleans

Amazing restaurant with great food & service. A locally owned, neighborhood restaurant where the owners greet everyone & appreciate your business. A must try! More

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Boil Seafood HouseBoil Seafood House
££££
Seafood | Uptown, New Orleans

Seafood boils are a tradition in Louisiana, and we’re adding to this flavorful part of our culture with our restaurant in NOLA’s Garden District. Hieu, the man who started BOIL Seafood House, grew up fishing for shrimp and crawfish, and he’s eager to share his passion for cooking up fresh catches. At our restaurant, you start by picking your seafood, your flavor, and then choosing your heat level. Then you’ll be able to sit back and enjoy your meal with everyone else who’s gathered around the table. It’s just like a backyard boil except for the fact that the food, cocktails, and craft beer never end. Bring your friends. Bring your appetites. It’s time to eat!More

Copper Vine Wine PubCopper Vine Wine Pub
££££
Contemporary American | Central Business District, New Orleans

Copper Vine is a wine gastropub… a winepub. Our mission is to make wine accessible to everyone, to democratize wine. Wine should be easy and fun, not intimidating. Housed in a historic, Victorian building originally constructed in 1894, our aim is to be the neighborhood gathering place for downtown New Orleans with a simple, approachable menu that you can eat every day. With 30 different wines on tap, each pour the perfect temperature, we can ensure every glass tastes like the first sip. Sourced from the best local breweries, we promise that our eight beers on tap will go down just as smoothly. More

Couvant at The Eliza Jane HotelCouvant at The Eliza Jane Hotel
££££
French | Central Business District, New Orleans

Welcome to Couvant at The Eliza Jane Hotel!
New Orleans is renowned for its French cuisine, and you won’t have to leave the confines of The Eliza Jane to enjoy delicious fare within a French bistro. Couvant, the hotel’s on-site restaurant, specializes in classic French cooking with a modern, whimsical twist. Entrees pay homage to the city’s history and regional specialties. Never pretentious, the dishes and service at Couvant are purposefully simple and social. More

Desi Vega's Seafood and SteaksDesi Vega's Seafood and Steaks
££££
Steakhouse | Metairie, New Orleans

Desi Vega is the restaurateur of Desi Vega's Steakhouse, Mr. John's Steakhouse, and Desi Vega's Prime Burgers & Shakes. Desi grew up in the restaurant business and was groomed by Ella Brennan at Commander's Palace, Ruth Fertel of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Emeril Lagasse. His attention to detail and commitment to excellence makes for a truly memorable dining experience.
Our USDA Prime steaks are carefully selected, hand-cut and aged for tenderness, then seared to perfection and served on a sizzling plate. Seafood selections include steamed crabs and lobster, Gulf fish in various preparations each day, and plenty of other seafood.More

Kem's Restaurant and Lounge HammondKem's Restaurant and Lounge Hammond
££££
American | Hammond, New Orleans

Kem's features great American cuisine for breakfast and dinner. With an HDTV in each booth and incredible dishes, such as a grilled salmon fillet with citrus butter, Kem's is sure to please. Kem's Lounge features daily drink specials as well as your favorite liquor, beer, and wine.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.