A trip to New Orleans without sampling its finest cuisine would be a mistake. The following suggestions offer a snippet of the smorgasbord of options available in the Crescent City. Whether you're looking for lunch near the convention center or a night out on the town, the choices are practically endless.
Note that price ranges for all restaurants are approximations based on dinner for one person plus beverage. Prices may be subject to change.
713 St. Louis St.Phone: 504/581-4422Price range: $31 – 40+
Hours: Lunch: Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Dinner: Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.; Sun jazz brunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
813 Bienville St.
Price range: $31 – 40+
Hours: Dinner: Mon – Sun, 6 – 10:30 p.m.; Sun jazz brunch:
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Enjoy what many refer to as THE New Orleans dining experience. After dinner, glimpse the glorious gowns in the Mardi Gras Museum.
310 Chartres St.Phone: 504/522-2426Price range: $11 – 30+
Hours: Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Dinner: Sun – Thu, 6 – 9:30 p.m., Fri – Sat, 6 – 10 p.m.
Italian eatery offering homemade pastas and fresh regional seafood blended with homegrown ingredients.
300 Bourbon StreetToll-free: 800/SONESTAPrice range (dinner only): $31 – 40+
Hours: Brunch: 6:30 a.m.- Noon; Dinner: 6 – 9:30 p.m.
Known for its delectable contemporary French Provincial cuisine, Begue's overlooks a tropical courtyard. With spectacular cuisine, elegant surroundings, and attentive service, Begue's is the ultimate New Orleans dining experience.