Spicy Shrimp Boil - Lula Restaurant & Distillery
Spicy Shrimp Boil - Lula Restaurant & Distillery
Spicy Shrimp Boil - Lula Restaurant & Distillery

Where to Eat

New Orleans has food and dining to please every palate

Few other towns feature so many award-winning restaurants, famous chefs or food festivals. The plates can be bone china or paper; the dining rooms can resemble a chateau or a roadhouse. It makes no difference. New Orleans serves up some of the most delicious food on the planet.

  • Brunch in New Orleans ranges from traditional jazz brunch to build-your-own Bloody Mary bars and bottomless mimosas. Here's a list of restaurants serving brunch. Read More
  • Dine with that special someone at one of New Orleans' romantic restaurants. From quaint courtyards to formal dining rooms, there's a taste and a place for every couple. Read More
  • Have you ever wanted to make authentic Cajun and Creole dishes at home? Take a cooking class! Browse our list of New Orleans Cooking Schools to learn more. Read More
  • Bistros in New Orleans combine the elegance of French cuisine and the spice of soul food. Browse the list to find authentic Louisiana bistros that will satisfy any palate. Read More
  • Thanks to the tropical climate, New Orleans is a great place to dine outdoors. Check out this list of restaurants where you can eat European style - al fresco. Read More
  • When it's late and you're craving New Orleans food, check out this list of restaurants open for late night eats. End your night with munchies from one of these all night eateries. Read More
  • As the farmers market scene has developed, shoppers can also find glorious flowers, potted plants, and fresh herbs within the hustle and bustle of the vendors, musicians, chef demonstrations, book... Read More
  • Health-conscious travelers will be pleased to know that New Orleans offers more than fried food. Explore vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free restaurants in the city. Read More
  • The food truck scene in New Orleans is growing fast, with vendors serving up all kinds of tasty treats. Explore the list of NOLA food trucks to learn what's cooking and where. Read More
  • Ditch the dress code and dig in to something delicious at one of New Orleans' many casual restaurants. Friendly service, relaxed atmosphere, and amazing eats abound in the Big Easy. Read More
  • Need a pick-me-up after a day of touring the Big Easy? Check out one of New Orleans' many local coffee shops for a caffeinated beverage and a light snack. Read More
Cajun or Creole?
Cajun and Creole are often used interchangably, but they are actually two distinct types of cuisine. Learn the...
Famous New Orleans Restaurants
  • Commander's Palace Restaurant
    The quintessential New Orleans dining experience. Loved by locals and visitors alike, and recognized with James Beard awards for food and service and Wine Spectator's Grand Award. Enjoy the Brennan...
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    Founded in 1905, this legendary restaurant started with recipes and traditions brought from France by Jean Galatoire. Remaining consistent for more than a century, Galatoire’s original menu and...
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