These 8 Must Eat Restaurants in New Orleans are the perfect taste of the city. Consider it your New Orleans Food Tour!
The city of New Orleans is a city filled with great food making it very easy to find an amazing place to eat on your trip. The city has a variety of wonderful new restaurants popping up on a regular basis plus a strong group of staples that shouldn’t be missed.
A Taste of New Orleans: 8 Must-Eat Restaurants in New Orleans
This high-end New Orleans staple has been a part of the city’s history since 1880, making it an easy addition to my list of the 8 Must-Eat Restaurants in New Orleans. Located in the Garden District, Commander’s Palace is housed in a classic robin’s-egg blue New Orleans mansion and features a traditional Creole menu. You can enjoy a delicious lunch deal any day of the week at this popular spot, complete with 25 cent martinis. YES, 25 cent martinis!
You’ll enjoy Brennen’s for the atmosphere as much as the food. This New Orleans staple is known for its bright pink building, along with its lush courtyard and turtle pond. And while you can get a delicious lunch or dinner at Brennen’s, Sunday brunch is where this NOLA classic shines.
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At Arnaud’s you’ll get a delicious meal and a history lesson. The turn-of-the-century dining room is a throw-back to New Orleans of years gone by. And you can continue the nostalgia with a visit to the restaurant’s Mardi Gras museum while you wait for a table.
For soul food with Creole flair, Dooky Chase’s is the place to be. Owned and operated by chef Leah Chase, the inspiration behind Disney’s Princess Tiana, this fun New Orleans eatery features tons of traditional Creole dishes, from red beans and rice to shrimp Clemenceau.
Willie Mae’s Scotch House
You can’t take a trip to the south without a plate of amazing fried chicken. The best fried chicken in the city is at Willie Mae’s Scotch House in Treme. Travelers note: All good things are worth the wait, be prepared to wait in line at this popular spot.
Another New Orleans staple, the po-boy, is a must-eat dish during a visit to the city. For some of the best shrimp po-boys in town, visit Domilise’s Po-Boys. This popular restaurant sits in a cute yellow house Uptown and has been in business since 1918.
Café Du Monde
Whether you stop it this popular French Quarter spot for breakfast or a late night snack, Café Du Monde is a must while in New Orleans. Here, you can enjoy beignets and coffee 24 hours a day.
Acme Oyster House
Located just off Bourbon Street, this fun dive restaurant is another vintage New Orleans staple. This casual restaurant has a wonderful seafood menu, which includes their namesake dish – oysters.
Did your favorite New Orleans food stop make my 8 Must-Eat Restaurants in New Orleans list? Who wants to go to New Orleans with me and discover a new Must-Eat Restaurants in New Orleans to add to the list?