50 New Orleans Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Shaya, Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar, Gallagher's Grill
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Israeli, American, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Uptown, Mandeville, Covington
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Shaya

$$$$·Israeli·
Uptown
3,685 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great food, great service. Enjoyed everything we tried.
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
287 people mentioned the Pita
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Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Mandeville
1,115 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Lunch
All 3 locations are an awesome experience. Consistency of high end meal and spirits always present. Why go anywhere else. This is best Steak in US.
Special Occasion in New Orleans / Louisiana
16 people mentioned the Redfish
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Gallagher's Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Covington
879 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Delicious as always.
Best Service in New Orleans / Louisiana
20 people mentioned the White Chocolate Bread Pudding

GW Fins

$$$$·Seafood·
French Quarter
15,330 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Had an enjoyable birthday dinner. Wait staff very attentive. Definitely will return next time I’m in the area.
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
769 people mentioned the Lobster Dumpling
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Cristiano Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Houma
433 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food was pricey but delicious! Perfect spot for a special occasion!
5 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
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Brennan's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
8,615 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food and service! Bananas Foster perfect ending.
Best Ambiance in New Orleans / Louisiana
502 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Restaurant August

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Central Business District
7,276 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
Chef’s Tasting menu was exquisite, as ever. Thank you again, August!
Best Food in New Orleans / Louisiana
227 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Restaurant R'evolution

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
5,658 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
I’ve been fortunate to have enjoyed many of NOLA’s finest restaurants. Our party of four was unanimous in our praise of Revolution. Great food, excellent service, and a good time wRead more
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
260 people mentioned the Beignets
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Mr. B's Bistro

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
3,966 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Heather was our server and she was awesome. Great recommendations!
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
79 people mentioned the Barbecue Shrimp
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Meril

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Warehouse District
4,670 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Great food and our server Matt was good. The meatballs were sooo good!
Contemporary American in New Orleans / Louisiana
116 people mentioned the Cotton Candy

Atchafalaya Restaurant

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Garden District
4,825 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
Couldn’t wait to return for brunch. Wonderful food and fantastic service!
Creole / Cajun / Southern in New Orleans / Louisiana
463 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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La Petite Grocery

$$$$·French·
Garden District
4,541 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great service! Food was fab. Thank you.
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
532 people mentioned the Beignets
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Le Salon at the Windsor Court Hotel

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Central Business District
873 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Good for Birthdays
Would prefer less of sweets and more of sandwiches and other salty snacks
Best Ambiance in New Orleans / Louisiana
65 people mentioned the High Tea
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Cafe Degas

$$$$·French·
Mid-City / City Park
1,919 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Wonderful meal per usual. Jason’s service is the perfect complement.
36 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Café Sbisa

$$$$·Cajun·
French Quarter
949 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
While the food was great, the service was exceptional. From the hostess that seated us, our waiter, and the manager. We will definitely return.
27 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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The Italian Barrel

$$$$·Italian·
French Quarter
2,447 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great selection on the menu and great specials as well. The service is always nice and drinks are great!
42 people mentioned the Truffle Ravioli

Ruth's Chris Steak House - New Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
2,291 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Waiter never brought bread to he table ...
Most Booked in New Orleans / Louisiana
13 people mentioned the Chop Salad

Emeril's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Warehouse District
10,368 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
It was all superb. They noted my Open Table note about one dietary restriction before we had to ask. They brought a stool so I wouldn’t have to leave my bag on the floor. Someone hRead more
Notable Wine List in New Orleans / Louisiana
541 people mentioned the Banana Cream Pie
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Duman Artisan Kitchen

$$$$·Greek·
Mandeville
55 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
  • Notable Wine List
Everything was fine, but I thought the food a little expensive
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
1 people mentioned the Cheese Pizza

Seaworthy

$$$$·Seafood·
Central Business District
1,180 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Delicious food and cocktails, great service and a beautiful setting
Romantic in New Orleans / Louisiana
27 people mentioned the Blue Crab
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The Bombay Club

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
849 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Bar Seating
  • Authentic
Wonderful. Great ambiance with good live music, awesome food, good drinks, impeccable service. Love this place and will be back
Late Night Find in New Orleans / Louisiana
13 people mentioned the Boudin
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Ralph's on the Park

$$$$·Creole·
Mid-City / City Park
3,321 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Neighborhood Gem
Our server Ellen was outstanding!
Scenic View in New Orleans / Louisiana
89 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Riccobono's Peppermill

$$$$·Italian·
Metairie
391 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
I have been dining at the Peppermill since I was dating back in the '70s. Old school charm with excellent service and delicious food.
Good for Groups in New Orleans / Louisiana
3 people mentioned the Crab Meat
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Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Mid-City / City Park
766 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
The food is a ways top notch and delightful. Great service. It was an odd cold day in New Orleans and the place was heated with space heaters which weren’t sufficient. Wore my coatRead more
Great for Brunch in New Orleans / Louisiana
67 people mentioned the Brown Butter

Arnaud's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
5,874 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We were in New Orleans for business and decided to eat at Arnauds. Our experience was AMAZING!!! The food was delicious, service was excellent, and atmosphere was perfect. ThereRead more
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
146 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Palace Café

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
4,481 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Everything was absolutely delicious and Claire was fantastic! Can’t wait to go back.
203 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Lula Restaurant Distillery

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Lower Garden District
1,254 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
  • Fit for Foodies
We visited on a recommendation and they were right! The food and service was excellent!
32 people mentioned the Crayfish

Broussard's Restaurant

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
2,793 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
The music selection was odd. We would have much rather had dinner music for example classical music Mozart, Handel or Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Harry Connick Jr.
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
93 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas

Tableau

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
3,612 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
Our second visit and loved it just as much. Food is amazing and service is fabulous! I’d highly recommend this restaurant!
Scenic View in New Orleans / Louisiana
92 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Fogo de Chao - New Orleans

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
French Quarter
1,712 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Food and service were great. Beef sliders appetizers are delicious!
Most Booked in New Orleans / Louisiana
88 people mentioned the Chao
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The Rib Room at the Omni Royal Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
French Quarter
1,394 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Outstanding meal, great drinks, and stellar customer service. A truly memorable experience!
261 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Antoine's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
7,831 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service and food were great.
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
242 people mentioned the Baked Alaska
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