April 16 is National Eggs Benedict Day, and New Orleans has no shortage of options for a traditional or creative version of the dish. Maybe you’re in town over Easter Weekend, or maybe you just have a craving for some poached eggs smothered in crawfish cream sauce. These Eggs Bennies will leave you wanting more.
Arnaud’s has a section on its jazz brunch menu solely dedicated to egg dishes, so we’ve got plenty of options here. Go for the traditional Eggs Benedict, or spice things up with the Eggs Sardou: poached eggs over artichoke bottoms and creamed baby spinach with Hollandaise Sauce.
The Eggs Tableau may be their traditional Eggs Benedict option, but the Eggs deux Façons has brandade, Choupique caviar, and brown butter cream sauce.
At Atchafalaya, we’re eating the Salmon Benedict: limoncello cured salmon, flaky puff pastry, smoked tomato tartine, poached eggs, crab fat hollandaise, crispy capers, and chives.
Don’t sleep on the Crawfish Cakes and Eggs: two pan seared Louisiana crawfish cakes, topped with poached eggs and sauce choron, and finished with a classic étouffée sauce.
The Eggs Hussarde is a Brennan's original: house-made English muffins, coffee-cured Canadian bacon, Hollandaise, and Marchand De Vin Sauce make this dish delectable.
The Redneck Eggs at Elizabeth’s are fried green tomatoes with poached eggs, Hollandaise, and your choice of grits or hash browns.
Enjoy the Fried Redfish Benny, served with braised greens, poached eggs, and smokey green Hollandaise at Toups.
For a contemporary spin on a classic dish, the Eggs Benedict at Up & Adam features a grilled biscuit, smoked bacon, poached eggs, and Hollandaise all for just $13.
Treat yourself to Birdy’s Steak Benedict: filet tournedos, poached eggs, house-made tots, sweet peppers, onions, house steak sauce, and Hollandaise - available for brunch only.
With multiple locations throughout the New Orleans area, you’re never far from satisfying your Eggs Benny cravings at Ruby Slipper. Eight different benedict options are offered, including a crawfish and grits version.