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Best American Restaurants in Garden District

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A photo of Brennan's restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(11333)
Price: Expensive
• American • French Quarter
Booked 115 times today
Finalist "Outstanding Restaurant" James Beard Foundation 2022. “Best Restaurants in the World” -Condé Nast Traveler. “Top 10 Best Restaurant in the South” -Southern Living. “Top 10 Restaurant in New Orleans” -NOLA.com. Welcome to Brennan's! Chef Ryan Hacker's menus marry classic Creole traditions with inspired, contemporary influences. Breakfast at Brennan’s is a spirited, indulgent way to begin your day! Bubbles at Brennan's Happy Hour features discounted bottles of premium Champagne. Flaming Bananas Foster, invented at Brennan's, is a timeless New Orleans tradition. Dine in one of 8 glamorous dining rooms, our famously lush courtyard, or our spectacular wine cellar. $8 parking available at the Omni Royal Orleans Parking Garage, Thursday - Monday (6 hours; based on availability).
A photo of Atchafalaya Restaurant restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(6315)
Price: Expensive
• American • Garden District
Booked 39 times today
Atchafalaya Restaurant, located in the heart of New Orleans, is a shining beacon of Creole/Cajun/Southern cuisine. Emphasizing the vibrant flavors and diverse culinary traditions of the South, the establishment has earned rave reviews for its sublime interpretation of classics such as Shrimp & Grits and Chicken & Biscuits. Reviewers have hailed the restaurant for everything from their joyous jazz brunches to their exceptional service. The ambiance is described as "casual yet elevated," perfect for any occasion, whether impressing visitors or enjoying a romantic outing. The authenticity of its cuisine has been confirmed by locals who appreciate the bona fide Creole/Cajun dishes. Undoubtedly, Atchafalaya Restaurant delivers an incomparable Southern dining experience.
A photo of Luke restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(9065)
Price: Moderate
• American • Central Business District
Booked 43 times today
Luke is an excellent choice for authentic French cuisine, located in the heart of New Orleans. From its enthralling "French style atmosphere" to its brilliant French wine selection, Luke is highly acclaimed for its culinary excellence. The reviews paint a vivid picture of mouthwatering menu choices like Pompano fish, Seafood Gumbo, and Fried Oyster Salad. Patrons rave about the "delectable raw oysters", "amazing French 75" and "creme brûlée", demonstrating the restaurant's commitment to delivering a quintessential French dining experience. The restaurant's service is also praised, with customers noting that the staff is "attentive", "courteous," and "thoughtful". Simply put, Luke is a culinary gem that brilliantly showcases the essence of French cuisine.
A photo of La Petite Grocery restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5767)
Price: Expensive
• American • Garden District
Booked 51 times today
Located in the heart of New Orleans, La Petite Grocery offers exceptional French cuisine with a modern twist. The reviewers have praised it as one of the best restaurants in the city, even referring to the service as being Michelin Star level. Their inventive menu, using fresh local ingredients, offers an array of dishes including 'distinctively French Creole' dishes and the highly recommended crab beignets. Not only the food, but the ambiance and the service of La Petite Grocery have won the hearts of its patrons. It's a must-visit place for anyone seeking a special culinary experience in New Orleans.
A photo of Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5006)
Price: Expensive
• American • Central Business District
Booked 49 times today
Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks, often referred to as the "Best Steakhouse in New Orleans," is widely recognized for its outstanding steakhouse cuisine. Many patrons credit the restaurant's remarkable dining ambiance, excellent service, and high food quality as the key elements of their superb dining experience. Adding to their culinary appeal, they offer a variety of other appetizing dishes such as seafood, guaranteeing a diverse menu that satisfies distinct palates. A notable mention from a reviewer is the meticulously prepared 40oz double porterhouse steak which was cooked to perfection and seasoned impeccably. The restaurant's detail-oriented approach is also evident in their expertly crafted cocktails and well-seasoned, flavorful steaks. As such, Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks is deemed a perfect destination for steak lovers seeking a phenomenal dining experience.
A photo of Meril restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(6350)
Price: Moderate
• American • Warehouse District
Booked 42 times today
Meril, renowned for its excellent Contemporary American cuisine, has consistently impressed its patrons with its top-tier service, and exquisite food. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant's variety, which ranges from Asian to Mexican to American dishes. Unique offerings such as pineapple upside-down cornbread and the Korean Shortribs are noted highlights, while the tapas-like sharing options promote interactive dining experiences. Described as a great addition to the CBD/Warehouse district, Meril amplifies the renaissance of the area with its casual sophistication. The multiple positive reviews underscore the restaurant's commitment to quality and innovation, making it a must-visit eatery for all food enthusiasts.
A photo of Superior Seafood restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4747)
Price: Expensive
• American • Uptown
Booked 43 times today
Located in New Orleans, Superior Seafood is highly regarded for its excellent seafood offerings, particularly its "amazing" oysters. Capturing the essence of its city's renowned culinary culture, the restaurant has been favorably reviewed by numerous patrons for its consistent service and quality. Known for its affordable yet "superior" food, it offers both New Orleans style cuisine and alternatives for those with dietary restrictions. The happy hour, frozen drinks such as the French 75, and seafood options like the famed chargrilled oysters and fresh fish, all contribute to its reputation. With a beautiful ambience and impeccable service, Superior Seafood is a local gem that successfully embodies New Orleans’ seafood tradition.
A photo of Muriel's Jackson Square restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(10062)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • French Quarter
Booked 43 times today
Muriel's Jackson Square is a highly praised restaurant offering authentic Creole / Cajun/ Southern cuisine. Located on Jackson Square in the French Quarter, customers are drawn in by its local charm and elegance. Succulent dishes such as Crab Dip appetizer, Duck Hash entree, and white chocolate bread pudding have received outstanding reviews. Unique treats like the Shrimp & Grits, and the Goat Cheese and Crawfish Crepes are highly recommended by the customers. The ambiance is complemented by a 3-piece jazz band that plays in different spots of the restaurant. As noted, "Muriel's is a great place for excellent food, service, and ambiance."
A photo of Restaurant R'evolution restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(7219)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • French Quarter
Booked 9 times today
Restaurant R'evolution is a superb choice for anyone seeking an authentic and upscale Creole / Cajian / Southern cuisine in New Orleans. Located in the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Bourbon St, the restaurant provides a tranquil setting amidst the bustling city. It's notable for its high-quality ingredients, brilliant takes on Southern dishes and its knowledgeable and friendly staff that embody "Southern Hospitality". The menu, featuring dishes like blue cheese crusted filet with truffle butter sauce and Paneed Veal, is hailed as "world-class" by many guests. The establishment's dedication to providing a memorable dining experience from the moment of entry until the last course is also a key factor in its charm. Chef John Folse's involvement in crafting the menu elevates the establishment, making the dining experience there even more special. Customers frequently describe their meals and service as "incredible", "impeccable" and "outstanding", asserting that they would unequivocally "recommend this place to anyone".
A photo of Antoine's restaurant
4.3
Awesome(10949)
Price: Expensive
• American • French Quarter
Booked 38 times today
Antoine's is excited to be celebrating 184 years in the French Quarter. We welcome you to enjoy our traditional French creole fare as well as updated classics in our beautiful and historic restaurant setting.Antoine's Dress CodeBusiness Casual: Jackets and collared shirts are strongly suggested for gentlemen. We kindly ask all guests not to wear athletic or beach clothing, baseball caps, or flip-flops. Antoine’s dress code will be enforced at the discretion of the manager.All private dining rooms are open and we are actively booking for future events. For private dining inquiries please learn more at www.antoines.com and fill out private dining inquiry.

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Discover best American restaurants in Garden District

Discover the essence of American dining in New Orleans' Garden District, where a blend of tradition and innovation creates a memorable culinary experience. This area is renowned for its historical charm and serves as a backdrop to a variety of American restaurants that feature local ingredients and distinctive Southern twists. Each establishment offers a unique take on American classics, ensuring that whether you're in the mood for a hearty brunch or an elegant dinner, you'll find something to satisfy your palate. The dining scene in the Garden District is vibrant and diverse, reflecting the rich cultural tapestry of New Orleans itself. Visitors can expect top-notch service, creative menus, and an ambiance that perfectly captures the spirit of the city. Whether you're a local or a tourist, the American restaurants in this charming district promise an enjoyable and satisfying dining experience that highlights the best of New Orleans' culinary delights.

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