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27 restaurants available nearby

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4.6
Exceptional(347)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary Italian • Metairie
Booked 62 times today
Tana is an upscale Italian restaurant drawing from local Chef Michael Gulotta's New Orleans Sicilian upbringing as well as his time training in the Liguria region of Italy.Experience cocktails in our comfy lounge with jewel toned plush booths and ambient lighting. Dine in the classically Italian styled main room with wood beams or The Villa, which is light and airy with lots of natural light, as if you're dining al fresca on the Sicilian coast.
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4.4
Awesome(698)
Price: Expensive
• American • Mid-City / City Park
Booked 108 times today
Located in one of New Orleans’ most historic neighborhoods, Mid-City, Monday is an indoor/outdoor dining destination crafted by renowned restauranteurs, Larry Morrow and Lenora Chong, and is a must-visit for anyone seeking the best in American Cuisine and Happy Hour Specials in the city.The bar menu includes everything from exclusive crafted cocktails to bottle service to all-day Happy Hour specials on Mondays. More than just a dining venue, Monday promises to deliver a singular blend of excellent food, innovative cocktails, and one-of-a-kind experiences, making it the perfect Event Hosting and Brunch Spot.Monday is open for lunch and dinner six days a week. NOTE:For large party bookings (8+ people) and private events, email reservations@mondaynola.com.
A photo of Desi Vega's Seafood and Steaks restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1556)
Price: Expensive
• Steakhouse • Metairie
Booked 14 times today
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.
A photo of Nice Guys Nola restaurant
4.1
Excellent(262)
Price: Expensive
• Creole • Crown Point
Booked 116 times today
Quality you can taste! Nice Guys family offers many different cuisines and traditions. Most importantly to us, we are obsessed with excellent food and superior customer service. In New Orleans we realize people come from all across the globe for some amazing New Orleans food. At Nice Guys, we are happy to serve you that amazing food. Located in New Orleans at 7910 Earhart Blvd, five minuets from downtown, Nice Guys Nola is a new restaurant adventure with all the vibes. The concept and creativity in every dish was created by owners Glenn and Allison Charles. We always have something crazy and over the top to look forward to every weekend. Join us for our fall off the plate specials, amazing brunch and craft cocktails. We look forward to serving you.
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4.7
Exceptional(4295)
Price: Expensive
• Creole • Mid-City / City Park
Booked 15 times today
Voted a "Top 10" Restaurant by NOLA.com readers and offering the city's best view of the majestic oak trees of City Park, Ralph's on the Park dishes up award-winning contemporary Creole cuisine amidst relaxed, casual elegance. Chef Knut Mjelde's fresh takes on New Orleans favorites showcase the finest seasonal Gulf seafood, premium meats, and locally sourced produce.Ralph's on the Park's Friday Lunch is a freewheeling New Orleans tradition. Weekend Brunch is a festive occasion featuring inspired egg entrées paired with perennial favorites Turtle Soup and City Park Salad. Dinner draws locals longing to celebrate - something, anything! with good company, creative cooking, and well-crafted cocktails.
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4.7
Exceptional(2869)
Price: Expensive
• French • Mid-City / City Park
Booked 26 times today
Voted Most Romantic Restaurant in New Orleans, this Faubourg St. John Bistro offers simple, yet artfully executed, classic French cuisine featuring seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy a fine dining experience in a casual outdoor cafe atmosphere on the beautiful and historic Oak-lined Esplanade Avenue.
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4.4
Awesome(2524)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Mid-City / City Park
Booked 8 times today
Vessel Specializes in Fresh Seafood and New American Cuisine! Renowned Chef Wille Cooper, who trained under Emeril Lagasse & Wolfgang Puck sources fresh local ingredients incorporating many of the traditions New Orleans is famous for. Dinner is served 7 days a week and brunch Sat-Sun! Happy Hour weekdays 4-6 pm (except holidays). Reservations are advised and we welcome walk-ins! Dine inside or outdoors on our gorgeous covered patio! ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST featured VESSEL as one of "8 of the Most Gorgeous Restaurants in Former Churches Worldwide". Paranormal activity lurks at VESSEL as featured on The Travel Channel's hit show "THE DEAD FILES" in the episode "Deadly Vessel" showcasing the spirits that haunt Vessel. Eat, Drink, Congregate! at Vessel at New Orleans' most exciting restaurant/bar, housed in a 1914 historic church in Mid-City, 10 minutes from the French Quarter just off the Canal Street Streetcar.
A photo of Fleming's Steakhouse - Metairie restaurant
4.5
Awesome(954)
Price: Very Expensive
• Unspecified • Metairie
Booked 24 times today
Your Metairie Fleming's is located on the corner of North Causeway and 17th Street, in the northwest corner of the Lakeside Mall parking lot. Fleming's in Metairie is an outstanding choice to enjoy an exceptional Prime steak, glass of wine or handcrafted cocktail. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, hosting a business dinner or simply wanting to enjoy a night out - we will create a safe and memorable evening in our Dining Room or Outdoor Patio. If you prefer to enjoy your fine dining experience at home, you can order and pay for lunch or dinner online and then pick up curbside or select from one of our delivery partners.
A photo of Landry’s Seafood House – New Orleans Lake Pontchartrain restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1328)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Lakeview/Gentilly
Booked 13 times today
The true flavor of Gulf Coast tradition is all about family, warmth and exceptional seafood. Landry's Seafood strives to bring all of those things together in each and every location, providing a fun-filled dining experience that will make you want to drop your anchor and never leave. So sit back, relax and take part in the Landry's Seafood experience.
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Metairie restaurant
4.4
Awesome(2348)
Price: Very Expensive
• Steakhouse • Metairie
Booked 31 times today
Now Open: We look forward to serving you soon.Ruth's Chris Steak House in Metairie serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged.

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  • Brodyvip
    Las Vegas •3 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 1 day ago
    NOLA Chow down 5 Stars! A true taste of Sicily at Tana! Tana exceeded our expectations in every way. The moment we stepped inside, we were struck by the beautiful decor, which transported us to the sun-kissed hills of Sicily. It’s really is a beautiful restaurant. Our waitress, warm and attentive, made us feel like family, while the entire staff welcomed us with open arms from the moment we stepped in. I was even able to have a conversation in Italian with one of the staff members. Amazing. The food was prepared perfectly. The chef's innovative approach, blending Sicilian flavors with North African spices, added a unique twist and love to every dish. His grandmother, Tana, would be extremely proud of the dishes he has developed and put forth for people to love and enjoy. The red gravy, a staple of traditional Sicilian cuisine, was nothing short of phenomenal. Rich, tangy, and full-bodied, it complemented the meatballs perfectly. Those tender morsels of heaven were cooked to perfection, with a depth of flavor that left us wanting more. The chicken, moist and delicious, was balanced with a hint of spice, while the four cheese ravioli was rich and full of flavor. Next time I will order a cup of red gravy to pour on top because I could eat it on anything. Lastly, the squid ink pasta, a traditional Sicilian specialty, was both unique and delicious. It was PACKED with flavors and richness. Each bite was something different and a whole new experience. Very rare to have a dish like that. Finally, the tiramisu - a masterpiece! Rich, creamy, and not too sweet, it exploded with flavor, just as we expected. We haven’t had a meal remind us of Sicily as much as our meal at Tana. Great experience, great atmosphere, great food. 5 stars without question. Looking forward to our next visit very very soon.
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    TanaPrice: Expensive• Contemporary Italian• Metairie
    4.6
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    Memphis / West Tennessee •10 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 1 day ago
    I love this place for brunch - my first time back in 12 years! The atmosphere is great, almost treehouse like, and very cafe-like. They had the plastic sides down, and with the A/C and fans, it was very pleasant. I've also always loved the tree in the middle. Service was quick and friendly. I had been craving grits and grillades, and it did not disappoint - rich gravy, tender veal, and not too many grits (in my opinion, that's a good thing). My grandmother's eggs benedict was delicious with perfectly poached runny eggs. Drink selection was nice, with their special french mimosa and traditional brunch cocktails (I had a French 75). Maybe a few dollars overpriced - would love some brunch drink specials, but what are you going to do? Would definitely go back and try some more dishes.
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    Cafe DegasPrice: Expensive• French• Mid-City / City Park
    4.7
  • Chuck
    New Orleans / Louisiana •37 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    The sirloin strip was very good. Cooked as ordered and very flavorful and tender. The soft shell crab special was delicious, as was the avocado crabmeat salad is was served over. Really liked the atmosphere
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    Desi Vega's Seafood and SteaksPrice: Expensive• Steakhouse• Metairie
    4.7
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    New Orleans / Louisiana •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    We still had to wait an hour, in the heat, to get a table. Would have loved to get in at the reserved time. Need two lines. One for reservations and one for walk-ins. Other than that, everything was PERFECT!!!
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    Nice Guys NolaPrice: Expensive• Creole• Crown Point
    4.1
  • FrancescaL
    Orlando / Central Florida East •2 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 7 days ago
    From the moment we walked up the hostess were professional and efficient. They got us in at a decent time despite the rain! The server was around and made sure everything was served in a timely manner!
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    Monday Restaurant + BarPrice: Expensive• American• Mid-City / City Park
    4.4
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