Exploring the world, its cultures, cities and food gets a little easier with a cruise. When you embark on your next cruise, extend your vacation by exploring your homeport. Take in the unique culture of New Orleans through its culinary scene. We compiled a list of restaurants near the port making it easier for you to make the most out of your vacation.

Mulate’s

(1.3 miles from the Port of New Orleans)

Known as the original Cajun restaurant, Mulate’s is famous for celebrating the food, music and culture found in the small towns and bayous of south Louisiana. With live performances every night and a menu offering a wide selection of appetizers, salads, po’boys, house specials and more, you’re sure to get a taste of city.

Auction House

(1.2 miles from the Port of New Orleans)

This sleek designed multi-vendor food hall is the perfect place to get a unique dining experience. Choose from specially curated menus from 10 different chefs stemming from various cuisines. Choose from Sushi and Poke to Indian Street food or Thai Comfort Food. This food hall offers a full bar and is the perfect spot for lunch or a night out.

Olde NOLA Cookery

(1.7 miles from the Port of New Orleans)

In the heart of the French Quarter on Bourbon Street, NOLA Cookery serves up delicious Cajun and Creole cookin’ in a neighborhood full of history. NOLA Cookery is offering a 10% discount to cruise goers, providing the perfect taste of Louisiana classics.

Cochon/ Cochon Butcher

(0.9 Miles from Port of New Orleans)

Stop by these Warehouse District establishments for traditional Cajun southern dishes served up but Chef Donald Link and Chef Stephen Stryjewski. Cochon offers a range of small plates, butchery selections and entrees with locally sourced pork, fresh produce and seafood, highlighting the authentic flavors of Cajun Country. If sandwiches are more you style, visit Cochon Butcher. All the meat for their sandwiches is made in house. With a rotating entrée menu and a selection of small plates, Cochon Butcher is a great lunch or dinner spot for travelers. 

Landry’s Seafood House

(1.6 Miles from Port of New Orleans)

Find flounder, catfish and Gulf red snapper; plus, a plethora of local shellfish favorites, including oysters, shrimp and crawfish at Landry’s Seafood House. With sweeping views of the Mississippi River and Jackson Square, Landry’s is a great stop for those looking to enjoy quality seafood and take in the city’s sites. They are offering a complimentary appetizer or dessert (up to a $12 value) with the purchase of an entrée to cruise goers.

Rebecca Todd
Landry’s Seafood

Flamingo A Go Go

(1.1 Miles from Port of New Orleans)

Flamingo A-Go-Go is bringing the party to the corner of St. Joseph & Magazine Street in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. Enjoy menus featuring New American dishes with a Southern and Caribbean influence. Their menus offer apps -- like the Na'cho Nachos, Go-Go Bites and Tuna Poké Bowl -- and entrees -- like the Northwest Barbecued Salmon, Chicken Fried Chicken and Hawaiian Tenderloin Steak Kabobs. With a side selection of drinks and cocktails along with a dog-friendly courtyard, this is the perfect location to get your vacation started.

Oceana Grill

(1.6 Miles from Port of New Orleans)

Enjoy the world’s most famous crab cakes at Oceana Grill, located in the heart of the French Quarter.  Just a short distance from the Port of New Orleans and offering cruise goers a 10% discount, this classic Creole and Louisiana restaurant is in the perfect location to spend your day.

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