92 New Orleans Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:GW Fins, Brennan's, Antoine's
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Creole
Neighborhoods:French Quarter
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

GW Fins

$$$$·Seafood·
French Quarter
14,958 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Delicious food impeccable service. Crispy pork belly and Scallibut were amazing. So was the salty malty ice cream pie.
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
741 people mentioned the Lobster Dumpling
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Brennan's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
8,430 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Brunch
Great food and service
Best Ambiance in New Orleans / Louisiana
463 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Antoine's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
7,618 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The three-course lunch menu is an incredible vslue.
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
233 people mentioned the Baked Alaska
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Emeril's Delmonico

$$$$·Creole·
Garden District
5,561 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Everything was absolutely amazing! We visited to celebrate my husband’s birthday, and he had a memorable experience! A huge thank you to the entire staff for making it such!
106 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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The Pelican Club

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
3,125 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Richard Hughs proprietor of The Pelican Club seems to be very engaged with the everyday workings of this fabulous restaurant. If you like scallops, the seared artichoke scallops arRead more
Creole / Cajun / Southern in New Orleans / Louisiana
77 people mentioned the Flounder
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Superior Seafood

$$$$·Seafood·
Uptown
3,058 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
We enjoyed their new outdoor patio
Seafood in New Orleans / Louisiana
81 people mentioned the Crayfish

Keith Young's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Madisonville
1,029 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great service. Great food. Very large lunch portions.
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
15 people mentioned the Soft Shelled Crab

Meril

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Warehouse District
4,514 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
Perfect spot for dinner and drinks along way to Smoothie King for concert. Service is great, Dave at the bar did great job.
Most Booked in New Orleans / Louisiana
103 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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Irene's

$$$$·Italian·
French Quarter
2,469 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent as always.
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
24 people mentioned the Soft Shelled Crab
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Muriel's Jackson Square

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
7,988 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Absolutely the PERFECT place for a special dinner in the French Quarter. Restored historical house on Jackson Square, balcony with great view for after dinner drinks, its own ghostRead more
Creole / Cajun / Southern in New Orleans / Louisiana
404 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Red Fish Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
French Quarter
6,533 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Good food, amazing server who kept us very happy.
Seafood in New Orleans / Louisiana
476 people mentioned the Redfish
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The Italian Barrel

$$$$·Italian·
French Quarter
2,323 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Absolutely incredible food! So fresh! Loved the team that works there! So nice! We liked it so much that we are coming back tonight before we head home to Ohio!! Would definitRead more
Romantic in New Orleans / Louisiana
42 people mentioned the Truffle Ravioli

Broussard's Restaurant

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
2,650 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Romantic
Should you like to be treated in a way that is better than you deserve and eat food that titillating and tantalizes even the finicky, Broussards is the place.
Great for Brunch in New Orleans / Louisiana
88 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas
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Shaya

$$$$·Israeli·
Uptown
3,507 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food was exceptional! Service was excellent and even served a complimentary glass of champagne as we were celebrating our anniversary!
Most Booked in New Orleans / Louisiana
266 people mentioned the Pita
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Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
French Quarter
4,455 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
Service was amazing!
Notable Wine List in New Orleans / Louisiana
161 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Emeril's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Warehouse District
10,526 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Celebrating a birthday. My dessert plate was adorned with “Happy Birthday” on the plate.
520 people mentioned the Banana Cream Pie
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Café Sbisa

$$$$·Cajun·
French Quarter
897 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
Don’t deny yourself this experience. It was awesome on all counts from service to food. We went on Sunday 11:30 for brunch. The jazz band was a wonderful treat for the ears. I haveRead more
Best Value in New Orleans / Louisiana
25 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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NOLA Restaurant

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
12,126 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Came from out of town for a friends bday and was blow way by the food for the cost. Our server was amazing. We were a troublesome party due to lack of planning on some of our partyRead more
717 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Luke

$$$$·French·
Central Business District
7,247 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great meal and service as always, Luke does not disappoint.
423 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Arnaud's

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
5,809 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service and food were fantastic for Sunday brunch. 3 course meal and portions were just right.
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
140 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Palace Café

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
4,530 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Everything was absolutely delicious and Claire was fantastic! Can’t wait to go back.
Great for Lunch in New Orleans / Louisiana
192 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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ANNUNCIATION

$$$$·Creole·
Warehouse District
1,382 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
This place is so cute for a date night! The food was amazing! The service is incredible! The cocktails were so good! Highly recommend this place for something new!
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
19 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Landry’s Seafood House – New Orleans Lake Pontchartrain

$$$$·Seafood·
Lakeview/Gentilly
864 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Good staff.
Scenic View in New Orleans / Louisiana
15 people mentioned the Crayfish

Josephine Estelle

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Central Business District
1,855 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic
Excellent food experience, the staff is very attentive!
11 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Andrea's

$$$$·Italian·
Metairie
954 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Outstanding veal chop! Andrea stopped at the table to say it was his favorite. Very nice house Aglianico was delicious with the veal.
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Briquette

$$$$·Seafood·
Warehouse District
1,170 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Went for my dads birthday. Had a great time. Food was amazing. It does get loud.
Seafood in New Orleans / Louisiana
21 people mentioned the Redfish
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Restaurant Rebirth

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Warehouse District
1,406 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The food was delicious at a nice, newer and trendy steakhouse. Being midwesterners, we know steak and it was very good quality.
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
19 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Dakota Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Covington
881 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful service, delicious food, and a very quiet lovely ding experience.
Romantic in New Orleans / Louisiana
21 people mentioned the Soft Shelled Crab

Apolline

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
1,404 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
It was delicious. We will definitely be back.
35 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
3,191 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Stone crabs!!!
Steakhouse in New Orleans / Louisiana
58 people mentioned the Baked Potato
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La Petite Grocery

$$$$·French·
Garden District
4,453 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
From the moment we walked in, we were in heaven. The environment is romantic and luxurious. The maitre d' was kind and welcoming. The bartender was super friendly. Our server CecilRead more
Most Booked in New Orleans / Louisiana
517 people mentioned the Beignets

Curio

$$$$·Contemporary American·
French Quarter
652 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Dinner on corner balcony, nice music playing. Our server was awesome, he knew the entire menu and how we could customize it because of allergic reactions. Local beer was another goRead more
Late Night Find in New Orleans / Louisiana
17 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Cafe Degas

$$$$·French·
Mid-City / City Park
1,806 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Spectacular food - server was wonderful although there were a few communication problems with the second-tier staff. Our server comped one of the glasses of wine that were delayedRead more
35 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - New Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
2,144 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Great food and amazing service
Steakhouse in New Orleans / Louisiana
12 people mentioned the Chop Salad

Riccobono's Peppermill

$$$$·Italian·
Metairie
377 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Everything was as good as usual. Never disappointed at peppermill.
Great for Lunch in New Orleans / Louisiana
3 people mentioned the Crab Meat
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Pascal's Manale

$$$$·Italian·
Uptown
2,313 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Pascal’s Manale did not disappoint! We had a fantastic meal start to finish- this place lives up to the hype. The barbecue shrimp sauce is amazing- but it is a very messy dish to eRead more
Italian in New Orleans / Louisiana
104 people mentioned the Barbecue Shrimp

Kingfish - New Orleans

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
1,434 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Neighborhood Gem
Went to brunch for a girls weekend trip and had the best experience! The food was amazing - flavorful and fun takes on Cajun food. The service was even better! Our server was fun aRead more
40 people mentioned the Alligator
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The Steakhouse - Harrah's New Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
1,588 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Ruby is the best server!
24 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Arnaud's Bistro

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
882 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Live Music
  • Romantic
Our spot for celebrating for many years. Always great service and great food.
12 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Mr. B's Bistro

$$$$·Creole·
French Quarter
3,795 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Mr. B’s is one of our favorite places in NOLA. The food is always authentically Nee Orleans and delicious- especially the BBQ shrimp and the bread that is to die for. Discovered a Read more
Creole in New Orleans / Louisiana
68 people mentioned the Barbecue Shrimp
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Tony Mandina's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Gretna
300 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
The staff made our anniversary a very special evening. We'll certainly be back!
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
3 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Tommy's Cuisine

$$$$·Italian·
Warehouse District
1,599 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
We had a great night. The food was delicious. Our server was very friendly and accommodating.
Notable Wine List in New Orleans / Louisiana
27 people mentioned the Turtle Soup
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Jacmel Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hammond
853 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Jacamel in is a beautiful location with great ambience. An old house that has been converted. The service was great with fantastic teamwork between the service team. Our serverRead more
10 people mentioned the Turtle Soup

Restaurant R'evolution

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
5,458 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
From the time we walked up to the door to enter until we walked out to go back to our hotel, the experience was top notch. Our waiters Isaac & Daniel delivered top service. The fooRead more
Creole / Cajun / Southern in New Orleans / Louisiana
250 people mentioned the Beignets
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Bourbon House

$$$$·Seafood·
French Quarter
2,481 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Great food and impeccable service. Loved every dish that came out. Had two Old Fashioneds - the chicory one was watery, but the elder flower one was spot on. Really my only critRead more
Seafood in New Orleans
51 people mentioned the Redfish

Restaurant August

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Central Business District
7,342 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food and service were outstanding! They treated us very well for our anniversary and provided great recommendations when we weren't sure what to get. The chocolate soufflé was Read more
Best Ambiance in New Orleans / Louisiana
224 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Grill Room at the Windsor Court Hotel

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Central Business District
1,155 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
Great place! Awesome service - delicious food. Would go again
Great for Lunch in New Orleans / Louisiana
10 people mentioned the Crayfish
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Fleming's Steakhouse - Metairie

$$$$·Steak·
Metairie
659 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and steaks and seafood. Very good service. Too expensive.
Romantic in New Orleans / Louisiana
4 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bistro Daisy

$$$$·American·
Uptown
863 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Such a quaint dining experience! The poached oysters in an herbsaint cream, with fennel and bacon was outstanding. Everything from the bread, salad, cauliflower risotto to the crimRead more
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
14 people mentioned the Bouillabaisse
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MoPho

$$$$·Southeast Asian·
Mid-City / City Park
299 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
My husband and I were site seeing at the City Park and was very hungry and thirsty. We saw Mopho on Yelp and decided to try it. The food was great and our waiter took good care of Read more
Fit for Foodies in New Orleans / Louisiana
4 people mentioned the Laksa

New Orleans Creole Cookery

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
French Quarter
1,631 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
While the entres were average, the Oysters Rockefeller were superb. I have to mention that the entire staff was the very best, especially our server Cory...warm. friendly, personRead more
47 people mentioned the Jambalaya

B.B. King's Blues Club- New Orleans

$$$$·American·
French Quarter
814 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
Great value food and great music make this an experience not to be missed!
5 people mentioned the Pulled Pork
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Trenasse

$$$$·Seafood·
Central Business District
1,259 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Cozy
The experience and food was great. I will be returning.
Seafood in New Orleans / Louisiana
44 people mentioned the Crayfish

Seaworthy

$$$$·Seafood·
Central Business District
1,139 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Neighborhood Gem
Loved it - the oysters were amazing and the staff were lovely
Seafood in New Orleans / Louisiana
26 people mentioned the Blue Crab

Porter & Luke's

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Metairie
274 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
It's always good! My favorite is the softshell crab special...awesome! I've never had a bad meal.
Good for Groups in New Orleans / Louisiana
6 people mentioned the Redfish

Gautreau's Restaurant

$$$$·French American·
Uptown
921 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Gautreau's is a gem!! It's beautiful and comfortable, the wait staff are real pros, the wine list and the cocktails are exceptional and their menu is terrific. The food is perfectRead more
Notable Wine List in New Orleans / Louisiana
18 people mentioned the Red Snapper
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Buddies Bar and Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hammond
80 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Upon arrival I was not impressed, but, once I walked through that sliding door it became obvious that I was in for a surprise. The ambiance and decor take you back a bit. The food Read more
1 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

The Davenport Lounge

$$$$·American·
French Quarter
64 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
Mr. Jerome is The Best of The Best!!
4 people mentioned the High Tea
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