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

The OpenTable Team

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.

Restaurants:Shaya, Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar, Gallagher's Grill
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Israeli, American, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Uptown, Mandeville, Covington

Shaya

$$$$·Israeli·
Uptown
2,910 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
The food here is on another level from any other cuisine in New Orleans and anywhere else in this country for that mater. This is not just about taste but this place is about experRead more
98% recommended
Best Food in New Orleans / Louisiana
287 people mentioned the Pita
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Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Mandeville
969 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Always FANTASTIC!
96% recommended
American in New Orleans / Louisiana
16 people mentioned the Redfish
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Gallagher's Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Covington
780 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
As usual, delicious food and impeccable service!
98% recommended
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
20 people mentioned the White Chocolate Bread Pudding
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Oxlot 9

$$$$·American·
Covington
504 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
1st time here with family...food was exceptional for this special occasion, service was done well. A few family members were a little uneasy to go, and when they saw no masks beingRead more
95% recommended
American in New Orleans / Louisiana
13 people mentioned the Frog Legs
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Bywater American Bistro

$$$$·Bistro·
Bywater
695 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
This is a great restaurant. We were there on Friday the 13th 2020. The COVID-19 situation did not stop them from giving us a wonderfully experience. Our waitress Ashley was very peRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
13 people mentioned the Boudin

GW Fins

$$$$·Seafood·
French Quarter
13,337 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was outstanding! This my fiancée and I's first time attending and it was without a doubt the one of the most pleasant dinner experiences I have ever had. The service, the foodRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
769 people mentioned the Lobster Dumpling
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Cristiano Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Houma
430 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The service was top notch, our server Phillip was very well versed in the menu, he knew the daily specials like he created them himself. He’s my favorite server there, always politRead more
100% recommended
5 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
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Brennan's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
7,391 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was delicious as always. Service wonderful. Lots of social distancing and coronavirus protection.
93% recommended
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
502 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Restaurant August

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Central Business District
7,253 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We celebrated the opportunity to dine out again (safely) at one of our city's finest restaurants. All eight dishes included in our two prie fixe meals were spectacular, evidencing Read more
93% recommended
Best Food in New Orleans / Louisiana
227 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Restaurant R'evolution

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
4,912 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
From the moment we walked in we knew this was a special place. The food was wonderful and we were so very well attended.
92% recommended
Creole / Cajun / Southern in New Orleans / Louisiana
260 people mentioned the Beignets
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Mr. B's Bistro

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
3,007 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Stephen and Terrance took great care of us! Food was exceptional!
95% recommended
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
79 people mentioned the Barbecue Shrimp
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Compère Lapin

$$$$·American·
Central Business District
2,687 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The food was fantastic, as usual. Even though it was only curbside survive, you can tell it was prepared with the highest standards when we unpackaged it at home!
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
113 people mentioned the Curried Goat
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Meril

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Warehouse District
3,793 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Creative Cuisine
Excellent food and service. Loved came twice in the weekend
93% recommended
Contemporary American in New Orleans / Louisiana
116 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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D.T.B.

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
677 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
There was one rude server but Casey, Carley, and Robert made up for it. Tomato and oyster salad was good but not as great as last time. Chicken was excellent. Unfortunately , DTBRead more
89% recommended
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
20 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Atchafalaya Restaurant

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Garden District
3,924 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
Lovely place for a birthday dinner!
95% recommended
Creole / Cajun / Southern in New Orleans / Louisiana
463 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Meauxbar Bistro

$$$$·Bistro·
French Quarter
1,141 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Delicious food! Great, cozy atmosphere. For sure, one of the best meals we had in NOLA
100% recommended
26 people mentioned the Grilled Cheese
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La Petite Grocery

$$$$·French·
Garden District
3,921 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
great lunch. service superb. outside seating very nice.
91% recommended
532 people mentioned the Beignets
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Le Salon at the Windsor Court Hotel

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Central Business District
815 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
I celebrated my birthday on March 14th at Le Salon at the WindsorCourt & the experience was everything! The setting, the harpists, the service, the TEA! I love & I will be returniRead more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in New Orleans / Louisiana
65 people mentioned the High Tea
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Forks & Corks

$$$$·Southern·
Covington
104 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
There is a disconnect between opentable and Forks and Corks. I scheduled a reservation, Six days later I received an email from opentable that Forks and Corks does not participatRead more
95% recommended
4 people mentioned the Redfish
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Coquette

$$$$·American·
Garden District
3,238 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
We did the blind tasting menu. 5 courses which did not disappoint!! We will definitely be back.
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in New Orleans / Louisiana
45 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Cafe Degas

$$$$·French·
Mid-City / City Park
1,409 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
From beginning to end, the food and service were amazing!
97% recommended
Romantic in New Orleans / Louisiana
36 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Cavan

$$$$·American·
Uptown
1,122 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Our first time here and it was so yummy! Definitely coming back! Get their Gulf Shrimp, omg soooo delicious and the bacon rice with poached egg oh and the fried Brussel sprouts! WRead more
87% recommended
25 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Café Sbisa

$$$$·Cajun·
French Quarter
722 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
10/10 recommend!! This place is outstanding! Let's start with the food, we ordered the steak frites, veal and crab, and the trout Eugene. Every single plate was wiped clean, the foRead more
96% recommended
Best Service in New Orleans / Louisiana
27 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Marche in New Orleans

$$$$·American·
French Quarter
41 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
The place is beautiful and the staff was very attentive. You couldn’t beat the price for a French Quarter venue and the location is overlooking the Mississippi River. There is parRead more
89% recommended
1 people mentioned the Beignets
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The Italian Barrel

$$$$·Italian·
French Quarter
1,981 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Delicious Northern Italian food! It is so difficult to locate a restaurant with dishes from that area of Italy. Flawless food and service. Romantic ambiance. Can't wait to retuRead more
88% recommended
Italian in New Orleans / Louisiana
42 people mentioned the Truffle Ravioli

Restaurant Patois

$$$$·French·
Uptown
1,502 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Patois is always dependably excellent. Specials are creative and we can never resist them. Cocktails are also creative and delicious. Service is excellent--very kind and attentiveRead more
95% recommended
39 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Annadele's Plantation

$$$$·Creole·
Covington
537 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food always. One of our preferred destinations for a great meal and ambiance. Highly recommend it
Scenic View in New Orleans / Louisiana
18 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - New Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
1,777 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
34th Anniversary.
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in New Orleans / Louisiana
13 people mentioned the Chop Salad

Emeril's Restaurant

$$$$·Creole·
Warehouse District
10,923 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
My Birthday Dinner was amazing and I plan to come back in the future. The food was delicious and freshly made when served...
92% recommended
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
541 people mentioned the Banana Cream Pie
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Duman Artisan Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
Mandeville
34 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
A great place for a casual night out. The menu on open table doesn’t have half of the great items on the real menu. My wife and I had the Gorgonzola bread and the 3 meat pizza. BotRead more
1 people mentioned the Cheese Pizza
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Cafe Amelie

$$$$·American·
French Quarter
2,153 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great restaurant! Drinks, great, food, great. A very delightful experience that I hope to capture again and again.
91% recommended
142 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Andy's Bistro

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Metairie
678 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very nice and relaxing sinner
97% recommended
18 people mentioned the Crab Meat
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Seaworthy

$$$$·Seafood·
Central Business District
918 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Seaworthy is a quaint little restaurant with a great ambiance. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food was absolutely delicious. The cocktail list is awesome. We ordered tRead more
84% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in New Orleans / Louisiana
27 people mentioned the Blue Crab
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The Bombay Club

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
804 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
The food and drinks were wonderful as always, and the music that night was so great! Casmé was a delightful singer. Hope to be back soon!
81% recommended
Good for Groups in New Orleans / Louisiana
13 people mentioned the Boudin
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Ralph's on the Park

$$$$·Creole·
Mid-City / City Park
2,666 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
Perhaps the best brunch in the city of New Orleans!
94% recommended
Scenic View in New Orleans / Louisiana
89 people mentioned the Turtle Soup

Riccobono's Peppermill

$$$$·Italian·
Metairie
184 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Comfort Food
Riccobono’s Peppermill is by far my favorite restaurant!! The food is always excellent, service is great and atmosphere is laid back and relaxing . Highly recommend
95% recommended
3 people mentioned the Crab Meat

Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Mid-City / City Park
616 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
Great brunch spot uptown! Food was great and the environment low key
92% recommended
67 people mentioned the Brown Butter
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Arnaud's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
5,470 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
We love Arnauds and try to visit each time we are in New Orleans! Phenomenal service and delicious food!
89% recommended
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
146 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Galatoire's Restaurant

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
2,641 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
First visit, even after five previous trips to New Orleans. Lovedit! Loved the vibe, food service. Loved it all. Will absolutely go back on next visit.
86% recommended
79 people mentioned the Crab Meat
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Johnny Sanchez

$$$$·Mexican·
Central Business District
1,716 reviews
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fun
Food and service were excellent as usual. We always recommend this location to family and friends that visit NOLA.
91% recommended
45 people mentioned the Arroz Con Pollo
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Cafe B

$$$$·Cajun·
Metairie
919 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Love, love, love the fresh drum fish, the roasted butternut squash and the sauteed kale. I love that Cafe B will make substitutions on the menu so that I can eat gluten free and pRead more
95% recommended
21 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Palace Café

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
4,080 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We were very happy to find out that Palace Cafe was open for business in the middle of this current situation. We had eaten there before plenty of times so the choice was an easy Read more
91% recommended
Creole / Cajun / Southern in New Orleans
203 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Sala

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lakeview/Gentilly
324 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Yummy cocktails and small plates! We got the truffle fries, spinach & artichoke dip.
93% recommended
Good for Groups in New Orleans / Louisiana
5 people mentioned the Eggs Benedict

Lula Restaurant Distillery

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Lower Garden District
770 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Delicious dinner, great service and we'll be back!
94% recommended
Kid Friendly in New Orleans / Louisiana
32 people mentioned the Crayfish

Broussard's Restaurant

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
2,137 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Food was great,service was impeccable,overall a great experience
83% recommended
Most Booked in New Orleans / Louisiana
93 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas

Tableau

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
3,075 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Always a pleasant experience! We had brunch on the balcony Sunday. Celebrated a birthday with bottomless mimosas. Our servers were excellent. Looking forward to our next visit.
88% recommended
Outdoor Dining in New Orleans / Louisiana
92 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Fogo de Chao - New Orleans

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
French Quarter
1,283 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was better than ever!
85% recommended
Special Occasion in New Orleans / Louisiana
88 people mentioned the Chao

The Rib Room at the Omni Royal Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
French Quarter
1,172 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
An incredibly delectable meal in a very calm and quiet setting. The architecture of the restaurant was as beautiful as the food was. Highly recommend the grilled prime rib! Melt inRead more
261 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Antoine's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
6,947 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We went for the Sunday Jazz Brunch and asked to be seated at a table where conversation and music would co-exist. Without hesitation, we were led to a private dining room. Then hRead more
242 people mentioned the Baked Alaska
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Zea Rotisserie & Bar - Slidell

$$$$·American·
Slidell
39 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Liked that I could put a few sides together to make a meal
88% recommended
3 people mentioned the Rotisserie Chicken
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