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For over two decades Palace Cafe has been serving award-winning, contemporary Creole cuisine in the historic Werlein Music building. Located downtown, at the entrance to the French Quarter, this Dickie Brennan & Co. restaurant is popular with visitors & locals alike.
Coolinary Encore Lunch or Brunch MenuOct 19 - Nov 22, 2020Optional First Course (choice of) Crabmeat Cheesecake Werlein Salad Gumbo Entrée Course (choice of) Catfish Pecan Shrimp Tchefuncte Duck Confit Hash and Poached Eggs $22 $15 ½ Carafe of privately sourced French wine
Coolinary Encore DinnerOct 19 - Nov 22, 2020Optional First Course (choice of) Crabmeat Cheesecake Green Goddess Salad Gumbo or Turtle Soup Entrée Course (choice of) Andouille Crusted Fish Palace Café Cochon de Lait Potato Pie Stuffed Gulf Fish Optional Dessert Course (choice of) White Chocolate Bread Pudding Triple Chocolate Cake $15 ½ Carafe of privately sourced French wine
COOLinary EncoreOct 19 - Nov 22, 20202 courses for $22. FIRST COURSE Choice of GUMBO or TURTLE SOUP or WERLEIN SALAD. SECOND COURSE Choice of DUCK CONFIT HASH & POACHED EGGS or CATFISH PECAN or SHRIMP TCHEFUNCTE. THIRD COURSE Choice of WHITE CHOCOLATE BREAD PUDDING of VANILLA CRÈME BRULEE. ADD-ON FRENCH WINE ½ Carafe of Privately Sourced French Wine $15.
COOLinary Encore DinnerOct 19 - Nov 22, 2020DINNER $40. FIRST COURSE Choice of GUMBO or TURTLE SOUP or CRABMEAT CHEESECAKE or GREEN GODDESS SALAD. SECOND COURSE Choice of ANDOUILLE CRUSTED FISH or STUFFED GULF FISH or PALACE COCHON DE LAIT POTATO PIE. THIRD COURSE Choice of TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE or WHITE CHOCOLATE BREAD PUDDING. ADD-ON FRENCH WINE ½ Carafe of Privately Sourced French Wine $15.
Creole On Canal Street
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
A Palace Caf favorite! fresh bananas sauted in brown sugar and cinnamon, flambed with banana liqueur and rum, vanilla bean ice cream
Gulf shrimp, remoulade, fried green tomato, romaine lettuce, chopped egg
A palace caf signature dish! pecan crust, mushroom saut, creole meunire
Went here for my anniversary and it was wonderful! In every way!
BEST PLACE IN NEW ORLEANS HANDS DOWN!!!!!!!! Literally will go here every time I am in town. Amazing. Cannot put into words how great the food and service was.
Crabmeat cheesecake was the best. Very limited menu due to COVID. Service was excellent and attentive. One of my guests was disappointed in not having crab cakes or crab claws as shown on the website. Website should be updated to show current menu.
My friend and I made reservations for the Coolinary lunch. The crab cheese cake was amazing! I recommend it highly. Nice outdoor seating to enjoy the passers by and wonderful lunch.
Vacation to New Orleans only made better by this delicious food with great staff and desert. Sat on the tap floor early in the evening and watched the rain outside in Uptown New Orleans. 5 min to Bourbon after you’ve had your fill!
Top service from beginning to departure. Excellent presentation and preparation. Met or exceeded expectations. This is my fav spot when visiting NOLA.
Thank you so much for the great comments!
Great seafood cheesecake!!
What a great experience. Over the years I have been to a number of the Brennon restaurants and loved them all. This one does not disappoint
As a party of one there tends to be a number of subtle indignities that I have learned to live with when dining out.
My wait person at Crystal was Claire, and she took really good care of me !!!
Thank you for the great comments TomL!
Our first experience & we will be back!!!
Fabulous from beginning to end‼️
Salt, thank you for the great review! So glad you enjoyed, and we look forward to your next visit!
Such a wonderful experience--every time.
I would certainly call this a go-to place.
Thank you StephanieD!
The food, service and atmosphere were excellent. The crabmeat cheesecake is worth a trip back.
Thank you for the great comments Carie!
2/4 courses came out cold, don’t order the chicory old fashion if you like old fashions, several items seemed microwaved
Palace Cafe is an iconic place -- love the look and vibe of the place and the food is outstanding. We had lunch on the sidewalk and dinner inside. This is a 'go-to' place for me with every visit to NOLA!
Thank you for the great comments Marshall!
The service was excellent. Waitress was attentive, and friendly. Food and drinks were delicious! We went at lunch so it was quieter than probably at other times. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting New Orleans.
DebH thank you very much for the great comments! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience!
Had a great time! Service was excellent. Food delicious from the crabmeat cheesecake to the creme brûlée! We loved everything about our lunch.
Thank you for taking the time to comment TerriG!
Our waiter Joe and Chef Eric Offray made it over the top for us!!!
Food prepared to perfection & Foie seared 100 percent perfect!!
Awesome- this is why I always come there when in NOLA
In my opinion the food was the best I have ever had at this restaurant. Lloyd Watson was our waiter and he was outstanding! My friend had been wanting a pork chop for weeks. The pork shank was amazing. I had the andoui encrustied fish which was out of this world. Overall, really great for the price point.
Beautiful restaurant, great location, and superb food and staff. Will come again!
Thank you for the great comments!
The food was fantastic. Service was good, but not up top notch.
Thank you for dining with us and letting us know how we are doing!
Great food and great server. Joe amongst other staff helped us choose from the menu along with their personal choice of entree. All food and dessert was extremely tasty and flavorful
Thank you for the great comments Vika!
Food was amazing. Social distancing and masks protocols were followed and we felt safe eating out for the first time in 9 months. Loved it all. Crab cheesecake appetizer and the bread pudding are a must!! My old fashioned was superb as well.
Thank you for the great review RLFoody!
The service was spectacular. Food was awesome and wish we could have tried more. Our favorite was the Crabmeat cheesecake. Blueberry Mojito was excellent.
CarlaM thank you for the great comments!
Even during covid level 2, service and food was impeccable...
Our waiter was outstanding. We really enjoyed our time there & the food was amazing!
We Highly recommend the crabmeat cheesecake! 😋😍
This is one of our favorite restaurants in the Quarter. The crab cheesecake is amazing.
Thank you BradH!
Great food and service! The bananas foster frozen drink is AMAZING!
Thank you for the great comments!
One of my favorite places, never disappoints! I took my guy for the first time! He’s not from the city so it was all new to him.
We went for my birthday and from the moment we arrived everyone was so nice and everyone knew it was my birthday. The table was perfect, the ambiance was festive and the wait staff was attentive and fun. We missed the jazz trio but hope they will be back soon. Thanks for a wonderful experience as always!
Thank you so much for choosing Palace Cafe for your special occasion! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed!
Wonderful dinner. They followed all of the COVID rules and took every precaution.
Thank you for your great comments RachaelS!
Not the best of the Brennan restaurants but one of the few that was open for dine-in. Crab cheesecake was awesome. Did not enjoy the andouille crusted drum fish. Too harsh a coating
Attentive server, Claire, made us feel welcome and safe
Mommamac thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Sorry to hear you did not thoroughly enjoy everything, but we are so appreciative for your visit and the chance to hear about your experience! We hope to have you again soon!
Everything was absolutely perfect. Allie our server was so friendly and accommodating. The food was delicious. I couldn’t have asked for anything more. Thank you thank you Palace Cafe for making our night even more special.
We loved hearing you had a great experience! We will share your comments with the whole team. Thank you so much!
Food and service are still as good as it has always been.
Thank you TorreyB!
Love everything about this place. One of my favorites for Brunch
Thank you for the compliments!
Lloyd was a fantastic server! Everyone was super kind and attentive, our meal was incredible, and the staff took all the extra precautions necessary for folks to feel comfortable during COVID.
Thank you for the great comments Megan!
Awesome as always. Have bbww
I brought a date for her first time there, I’ve been there many times
You did not disappoint!
Glad you had a great time BrettL!
Specialty drinks were watered down and undeniable. Got the trio of margaritas and daiquiris. Fries were greasy and cold. Food overall was clearly left for too long as my steak was like warm and most others food was same. Brought out of town guests and was disappointed. Service was excellent
KimC we are so sorry you did not thoroughly enjoy your experience. Thank you so much for leaving your detailed comments and letting us know how we did. We truly appreciate you dining with us and hope you will try Palace Cafe again!
Food was delicious and the service was absolutely fabulous!!
Thank you for the compliments!!!!
Coolinary! The crab cheesecake was amazing...by far the best thing I ate that evening
Thank you for leaving your feedback Brandee!
Palace Café does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.
Palace Café is rated 4.6 stars by 4192 OpenTable diners.
Palace Café does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://frenchquarter-dining.getbento.com/giftcards/.
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.