GW Fins

4.9
13916 Reviews
$50 and over
Seafood
We hope our dress policy is comfortable for all. At this time, we are asking guests to arrive with a mask. Coats and ties are not required. Slacks, dress jeans, and dress shorts are great. We require that gentlemen wear at least a collared shirt. T-shirts, cut off shorts, and athletic wear are not permitted. We ask Gentlemen to remove their hats in the Dining room.

Experience the cuisine that has created raving fans of local diners and national and local food critics alike. Executive Chef Mike Nelson ensures the highest quality seafood by flying in products from around the globe and featuring only the best from local waters - both at their seasonal peak. This commitment to freshness and quality are some of the many reasons GW Fins prints its menu daily. GW Fins has received numerous glowing reviews in The Times-Picayune, Food & Wine, Southern Living, and Esquire magazines. We look forward to serving you soon so we may learn what you think.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Starting Feb 14, 2021

Enjoy a romantic Valentine's dinner at GW Fins! A credit card number is required to hold all reservations. Please let us know at least 24 hours prior to your reservation time if you need to cancel. There will be a $20 per person fee if you cancel after that.

What 13916 people are saying
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Steakman
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and experience. Definitely would go back.

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vipLuv2eatout
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner

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vipNolafoodie79
New Orleans
27 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing as always. Finally back to the win as my fav Nola eatery of the entire city. The food was amazing. Fresh. Delicious. On point.

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vipDominikC
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always!

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LeytonJ
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and drinks were great! The scalibut and yellowfin tuna were both very good and the service was top notch.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Food didn’t knock my socks off. It was rather ordinary for being such an expensive restaurant.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinner and excellent service

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ReginaldA
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was terrific. Honorable mention to the collard greens. A must try!

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OpenTable Diner
St. Louis
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent fish dishes and sides, good wine selection and excellent service - Kenny was spot on!

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QuinanJ
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE & MY MOM AND AUNTS TRULY ENJOYED THEMSELVES.

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JaniceP
Denver
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a fabulous seafood dinner.
The “Fin” never disappoints!!
Love it.

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viplive2dine
Los Angeles
72 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In a city of great restaurants, this one is somehow under rated. They do a lot of innovative, interesting preparations, while also sneaking in some traditional dishes as well. The variety of fish they prepare is by itself impressive.

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vipRKTEK
New Orleans
24 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, outstanding food and a first class establishment, all around! Highly recommend.

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LizzyT
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a delicious dinner and pleasant dining !!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fin wings were unique and

JO
vipJenniferO
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always! My favorite place to eat when visiting New Orleans!

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JamesN
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Kenny, was really great. His recommendations were perfect and everything on the menu that my wife and I ordered was spectacular. The wine was also quite good and Kenny let us enjoy every course before rushing over to speed us along. The entire staff was excellent and the food was incredible.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a favorite place to go!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had reservations. We were delayed 30 min after reservation time before being seated. The Manager did comp us a appetizer to apologize, which was very nice. The main dishes were good but had spent too much time under the hot lamp.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Overall great experience. Enjoyed the food and service.

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CharlesF
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Beautiful presentation and delicious food

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vipBobbieH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and wonderful food.

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Juli
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place for a dining experience! Who would have guessed sheepshead fish was so yummy!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

She loved it!

SG
vipSteveG
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was wonderful as always. We had the snapper and scallops. Service is impeccable. Can’t wait to go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place for seafood lovers

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First class service, very attentive and great food

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Evening was fabulous. Food was excellent and we enjoyed our entire evening. This is our favorite place in New Orleans.

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WebPoppy8
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious seafood. Nice ambience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
30 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve dined at GW Fins dozens of times, and it’s always fantastic in every way!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was impeccable. It was like an intricate machine the way the service was orchestrated. The food was delicious and perfectly prepared. The most delicate yet flavorful lobster dumplings. The snapper was so moist and flaky. The crust on the creme brûlée crackled. The perfect meal

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place.

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SeanS
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place has been one of the most consistently amazing restaurants in New Orleans over at least the last decade. The food is superb and our server Roderic made the evening even better. Definitely a must-do spot.

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Siempre muy excelente, solo que había el plato por el cual fui 😩

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vipLydia
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love GW Fins. The food is always consistently good and the service is impeccable.

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CindyP
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food - fish was delicious! Terrific service. Had a great birthday!

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vipLoriT
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!

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SteveE
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was impeccable! Very COVID cautious.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful as always, just wish they had the “Scalibut.”

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SecretD
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent in all phases! Our server was very personable and attentive without being intrusive. The food was great in all 3 phases (appetizer, entree, dessert). And the biscuits were awesome.

FAQs

GW Fins offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 581-3467.

GW Fins is rated 4.9 stars by 13916 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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