Best American Restaurants in French Quarter

Saint Cecilia (St. Cecilia)Saint Cecilia (St. Cecilia)
(85)
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans
B.B. King's Blues Club- New OrleansB.B. King's Blues Club- New Orleans
(252)
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - New OrleansGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - New Orleans
(112)
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - New OrleansHouse of Blues Restaurant & Bar - New Orleans
(530)
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans
Bistro DaisyBistro Daisy
(342)
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American | Uptown, New Orleans
Oxlot 9Oxlot 9
(149)
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American | Covington, New Orleans
CoquetteCoquette
(2436)
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American | Garden District, New Orleans
Pat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & BarPat Gallagher's 527 Restaurant & Bar
(436)
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American | Mandeville, New Orleans
Compère LapinCompère Lapin
(1369)
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American | Central Business District, New Orleans
Pardo'sPardo's
(110)
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American | Covington, New Orleans
CavanCavan
(524)
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American | Uptown, New Orleans
Boulevard American BistroBoulevard American Bistro
(220)
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American | Metairie, New Orleans
Rue 127Rue 127
(838)
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American | Mid-City / City Park, New Orleans
MeMe's Bar & GrilleMeMe's Bar & Grille
(17)
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American | Chalmette, New Orleans
Legacy Kitchen - MetairieLegacy Kitchen - Metairie
(89)
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American | Metairie, New Orleans
Conola Grill & SushiConola Grill & Sushi
(31)
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American | Metairie, New Orleans
Zea Rotisserie & Bar - SlidellZea Rotisserie & Bar - Slidell
(28)
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American | Slidell, New Orleans
SemolinaSemolina
(37)
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American | Metairie, New Orleans

Best Italian Restaurants in French Quarter

The Italian BarrelThe Italian Barrel
(1383)
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Italian | French Quarter, New Orleans
Irene'sIrene's
(539)
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Italian | French Quarter, New Orleans
Marcello's of New OrleansMarcello's of New Orleans
(911)
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Italian | Warehouse District, New Orleans
Tony Mandina's RestaurantTony Mandina's Restaurant
(48)
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Italian | Gretna, New Orleans
AvoAvo
(545)
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Italian | Uptown, New Orleans
DomenicaDomenica
(4298)
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Italian | Central Business District, New Orleans
Impastato CellarsImpastato Cellars
(102)
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Italian | Madisonville, New Orleans
Vincent's Italian Cuisine - MetairieVincent's Italian Cuisine - Metairie
(92)
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Italian | Metairie, New Orleans
Ristorante FilippoRistorante Filippo
(128)
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Italian | Metairie, New Orleans
Tommy's CuisineTommy's Cuisine
(581)
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Italian | Warehouse District, New Orleans
Pascal's ManalePascal's Manale
(1225)
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Italian | Uptown, New Orleans
Riccobono's PeppermillRiccobono's Peppermill
(43)
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Italian | Metairie, New Orleans
Nuvolari'sNuvolari's
(532)
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Italian | Mandeville, New Orleans

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French Quarter Restaurants

GW FinsGW Fins
8898 reviews
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Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

As we walked in to the resturant we felt very welcomed. The decor was was chic without being overbearing. We had the amazing Crispy Pork Belly and Lobster Ravioli for starters followed by the Chicken Breast and Crispy Drum. The table service was immaculate, the food presentation and taste excellent. More

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Irene'sIrene's
539 reviews
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Italian | French Quarter, New Orleans

Orlando is our favorite! He makes every meal a special occasion!! More

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Meauxbar BistroMeauxbar Bistro
685 reviews
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Bistro | French Quarter, New Orleans

Our server, Emily, was very nice and attentive. Food was good. More

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Brennan'sBrennan's
3710 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

Perfection, top to bottom. They were also very welcoming to my 8 year old daughter, which was a huge plus in my book. More

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Foundation Room House of Blues New OrleansFoundation Room House of Blues New Orleans
87 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Food was wonderful and our waiter (Mike) was top notch. We would definitely return More

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Restaurant R'evolutionRestaurant R'evolution
3424 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Always amazing service and food. Will come back again and again. More

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Marche in New OrleansMarche in New Orleans
14 reviews
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Absolutely fabulous food, escpecially for a buffet....fodd was fresh and hot...servers were great...view was wonderful. More

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Muriel's Jackson SquareMuriel's Jackson Square
5201 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Fantastic. Was 15 minutes late due to police activity in the area, but was seated promptly by great staff. More

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The Davenport LoungeThe Davenport Lounge
11 reviews
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Afternoon Tea | French Quarter, New Orleans

Mom’s birthday! Everything was great. The Ritz really knows how to do High Tea! More

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Cafe AmelieCafe Amelie
1337 reviews
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Absolutely delightful outing, myself and 6 other fun ladies! More

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SylvainSylvain
1731 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

The music was excellent and the antipasti platter was totally different than the norm! We were in our honeymoon and enjoyed the experience completely! More

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Mr. B's BistroMr. B's Bistro
944 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

It was our first time at Mr. B's and it was amazing! My first time trying redfish and it was phenomenal! My boyfriend had the rabbit and he loved every bit of it even the sweet potatoes it came with (which he is normally not the biggest fan of). Our waitress was super personable and all of the workers were super nice. Would go back in a heartbeat! More

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Louisiana Pizza Kitchen- French QuarterLouisiana Pizza Kitchen- French Quarter
125 reviews
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Pizzeria | French Quarter, New Orleans

Amazing pizza and service! More

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The Italian BarrelThe Italian Barrel
1383 reviews
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Italian | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great food for a very reasonable price. Ambiance was excellent for a quiet and romantic dinner for Valentines Day. Just perfect night and dinner for after Mardi Gras celebration. More

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Arnaud'sArnaud's
4053 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

One of New Orleans' best. More

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Saint Cecilia (St. Cecilia)Saint Cecilia (St. Cecilia)
85 reviews
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Stopped in for Mardi Gras brunch. Enjoyed the time with my friends. The restaurant has a few great menu options and good cocktails. More

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BayonaBayona
3456 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

From the food to the service everything was over all an amazing experience. Highly recommended! More

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Dickie Brennan's SteakhouseDickie Brennan's Steakhouse
2712 reviews
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Steakhouse | French Quarter, New Orleans

The food and service was wonderful. More

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The Pelican ClubThe Pelican Club
1676 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great service, excellent food, nice location. One of the best dinners we have had. More

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Café SbisaCafé Sbisa
260 reviews
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Cajun | French Quarter, New Orleans

The food was awesome! The ambiance was great. My friends and I enjoyed the food so much. More

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Galatoire's 33 Bar and SteakGalatoire's 33 Bar and Steak
451 reviews
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Steakhouse | French Quarter, New Orleans

My party had a wonderful experience! I️t was our first time at Galatoire’s and we’ll never forget it. Jason was an excellent waiter! I️ will definitely come back! More

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Shrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory'sShrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory's
112 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

I have been there before. The food is still as good as it was. However, they stopped serving any kind of drinks except for water. Also the music was terrible and so laud that we could not talk. More

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K-Paul'sK-Paul's
832 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great food. Service impeccable. I highly recommend K Paul’s. It consistently delivers! More

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The Bombay Club Martini Bar & RestaurantThe Bombay Club Martini Bar & Restaurant
445 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great place for martinis and cocktails. Burger was very good, awesome fries, Chicken Sandwich was great. look forward to our next visit. More

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Little Gem SaloonLittle Gem Saloon
280 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Enjoyed the crab and corn soup which was delicious. Also, enjoyed Lilli Lewis and her band which provided an awesome performance. A pleasant Friday night crowd allowing us the opportunity to enjoy the live music More

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Palace CaféPalace Café
2733 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

I travel to New Orleans on a regular basis. I think the Palace Cafe is one of the best restaurants in town. Their food is good without all of the overdone fuss found in more expensive places. The rum bar has its own appeal and the staff are top notch. More

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EffervescenceEffervescence
16 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | French Quarter, New Orleans

Wonderful experience. Don’t miss it! More

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TableauTableau
1857 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Wonderful food. Extremely attentive. Great atmosphere. Will go back when we are in New Orleans. More

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M bistroM bistro
382 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great place to enjoy coctails, world class meal and outstanding service. We loved everything More

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Galatoire's RestaurantGalatoire's Restaurant
1664 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Food is so good and service is excellent. Sure I will go back again. More

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Angeline - New OrleansAngeline - New Orleans
348 reviews
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Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great food especially the clams ! Nice service, cozy atmosphere. More

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Arnaud's Jazz BistroArnaud's Jazz Bistro
365 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

We love Arnaud’s! This is our second visit and it didn’t disappoint. The food was spectacular: juicy chicken in a delectable butter sauce for the husband and a simple pompano for myself. The live three-piece jazz band is amazingly entertaining. Quintessential Nawlins. More

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TrinityTrinity
444 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

A new NOLA favorite! The service was impeccable, and the food was amazing! Great experience, will definitely be back!! More

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Landry's Seafood House - New OrleansLandry's Seafood House - New Orleans
199 reviews
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Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Went there to enjoy a Valentine's / Lenten dinner. Great food, great waiter (Steve) and great atmosphere. Will go to Landry's again. Had that long ago vibe that reminded me of Fitzgeralds. More

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Criollo at Hotel MonteleoneCriollo at Hotel Monteleone
688 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Had a great time! Food and service were awesome! We will be back!!! More

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Red Fish GrillRed Fish Grill
4077 reviews
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Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Always great! More

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Salon by SucreSalon by Sucre
315 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Mardi Gras tea was just fabulous!! Food was so delicious. So enjoyed it. More

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Bourbon HouseBourbon House
1178 reviews
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Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Very good food and excellent service. Prices were reasonable for the excellent quality. More

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Antoine'sAntoine's
4021 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

Excellent food/excellent service. More

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CurioCurio
171 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great looking cation, great food, great service, great management, and a great choice! More

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SoBouSoBou
1357 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

We have had dinner here before; it was very good. We thought we try their breakfast here. Breakfast sandwich and the potato was sooooo good! The service was good too! Thank you, SoBou. More

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Broussard's RestaurantBroussard's Restaurant
1038 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

Our experience was a very good one. The food was excellent and we always dine with others who participate in allowing taste sampling of all the dishes ordered to enrich the experience, and we were not disappointed! Would dine here again on future visits. More

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Saint Lawrence (St. Lawrence)Saint Lawrence (St. Lawrence)
143 reviews
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Gastro Pub | French Quarter, New Orleans

Super yummy New Orleans food in the Quarter - open late Great cocktails too!!! More

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NOLA RestaurantNOLA Restaurant
10397 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

Don’t waste your time. Average food. Not emeril’s standard. More

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The Rib Room at the Omni Royal OrleansThe Rib Room at the Omni Royal Orleans
783 reviews
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Steak | French Quarter, New Orleans

Amazing food, I had the scallops and filet steak. Highly recommend those. Our waiter Dayton was very attentive and helpful when selecting our meals. More

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New Orleans Creole CookeryNew Orleans Creole Cookery
283 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Fantastic service (even with the table having nondrinkers); great redfish, pasta dish and creole risotto. More

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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - New OrleansHouse of Blues Restaurant & Bar - New Orleans
530 reviews
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

I used to work there. Took me back to the great memories! Awesome ambience, music, service! Food was as delicious as always! We had a super time! More

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B.B. King's Blues Club- New OrleansB.B. King's Blues Club- New Orleans
252 reviews
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

The combo platter with fried catfish and shrimp was amazing. The live music was even more incredible. Loved BB Kings More

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Crescent City BrewhouseCrescent City Brewhouse
611 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Love this place. This is one of my go-to spots in New Orleans and I've never been disappointed. The food consistently tastes great. I got the shrimp & grits this trip & it was perfect. The creme brûlée for dessert finished off the great meal! More

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Kingfish - New OrleansKingfish - New Orleans
885 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great shrimp & grits, but crab claw appetizer looked more like crawfish claws. Special drinks were good and our server was great. Manager came by twice to chat. Nice atmosphere. More

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Tujague's - New OrleansTujague's - New Orleans
1079 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

First time eating there and we will be back. More

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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - New OrleansFogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - New Orleans
727 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | French Quarter, New Orleans

Authentic Brazilian food-related all you can eat. Staff were wonderful. More

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Channing Tatum's Saints & SinnersChanning Tatum's Saints & Sinners
381 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Picked from Open Table app. Right meanie and cost. Not sure what) or if) the Channing Tatum name meant in terms of ownership but it was part of the draw. 4.2 rating helped. The inside was a little worn out but otherwise it was a solid dining experience. More

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Landry's Seafood House - New Orleans French QuarterLandry's Seafood House - New Orleans French Quarter
3 reviews
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Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Very authentic restoration of an old warehouse building in the French Quarter. The food was very good and nice presentation. Service was good by NOLA standards (slow). Overall, we enjoyed this restaurant and would go back. More

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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - New OrleansGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - New Orleans
112 reviews
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Sorry I cannot comment on this restaurant. Although open table allowed the reservation, the restaurant was closed due to low water pressure More

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Fiorella's CafeFiorella's Cafe
9 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Loved this place. Fun, funky atmosphere. Amazing food, inexpensive, best value in the Quarter. More

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The Crazy LobsterThe Crazy Lobster
93 reviews
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Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

Great food and service! Highly recommend. More

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Fruits de MerFruits de Mer
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

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Steamboat NATCHEZSteamboat NATCHEZ
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

The New Orleans Steamboat Company locally owns and operates the last authentic Steamboat on the Mighty Mississippi River: The Steamboat NATCHEZ Dinner Jazz and Daytime jazz cruises … run daily, year round, in the style of authentic steamboats in New Orleans for centuries! Steam Engine Room visitation, calliope, live jazz and optional Creole food and local beverages. Come aboard and enjoy New Orleans hospitality….. Steamboat Style!More

Riverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANSRiverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANS
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

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Swamp & Plantation Country BrunchSwamp & Plantation Country Brunch
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

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French Quarter Diners' Choice Winners

French Quarter's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
GW FinsGW Fins
8898 reviews
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Seafood | French Quarter, New Orleans

As we walked in to the resturant we felt very welcomed. The decor was was chic without being overbearing. We had the amazing Crispy Pork Belly and Lobster Ravioli for starters followed by the Chicken Breast and Crispy Drum. The table service was immaculate, the food presentation and taste excellent. More

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Irene'sIrene's
539 reviews
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Italian | French Quarter, New Orleans

Orlando is our favorite! He makes every meal a special occasion!! More

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Meauxbar BistroMeauxbar Bistro
685 reviews
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Bistro | French Quarter, New Orleans

Our server, Emily, was very nice and attentive. Food was good. More

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Foundation Room House of Blues New OrleansFoundation Room House of Blues New Orleans
87 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Food was wonderful and our waiter (Mike) was top notch. We would definitely return More

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Marche in New OrleansMarche in New Orleans
14 reviews
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American | French Quarter, New Orleans

Absolutely fabulous food, escpecially for a buffet....fodd was fresh and hot...servers were great...view was wonderful. More

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Shrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory'sShrimp Boil at Mr. Gregory's
112 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

I have been there before. The food is still as good as it was. However, they stopped serving any kind of drinks except for water. Also the music was terrible and so laud that we could not talk. More

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Brennan'sBrennan's
3710 reviews
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Creole | French Quarter, New Orleans

Perfection, top to bottom. They were also very welcoming to my 8 year old daughter, which was a huge plus in my book. More

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Mr. B's BistroMr. B's Bistro
944 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

It was our first time at Mr. B's and it was amazing! My first time trying redfish and it was phenomenal! My boyfriend had the rabbit and he loved every bit of it even the sweet potatoes it came with (which he is normally not the biggest fan of). Our waitress was super personable and all of the workers were super nice. Would go back in a heartbeat! More

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Restaurant R'evolutionRestaurant R'evolution
3424 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

Always amazing service and food. Will come back again and again. More

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SylvainSylvain
1731 reviews
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Contemporary American | French Quarter, New Orleans

The music was excellent and the antipasti platter was totally different than the norm! We were in our honeymoon and enjoyed the experience completely! More

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