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Food and restaurants in New Orleans

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“Upscale food, casual and friendly service in a bohemian outdoor setting. Live music every night. ”
  • 440 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“This is one of the top places in NOLA to get a true New Orleans po-boy. They offer nice outdoor sitting or inside sitting. ”
  • 308 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Try the famous beignets and Community Chickory coffee! Located near the French Market!”
  • 282 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“World famous Commanders Palace restaurant. A Brennan’s restaurant where Chef Emeril got his start. Fine dining with classic and delicious New Orleans food in the beautiful Garden District. 25 cent martinis! ”
  • 273 locals recommend
Market
“The hub of the neighborhood's scene: a variety of up-and-coming chefs each turn out their own dishes in this marketplace. There's also a bar and outside seating!”
  • 232 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Very popular restaurant on historic Oak Street. People love it! While you are on Oak Street check out the Maple Leaf Bar too.”
  • 198 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Sometimes you are just in the mood for some good BBQ. And this is the spot...or the joint. The brisket is perfectly smoked, and the baked beans are cooked to perfection. Favorites: Brisket, Pulled Pork, Baked Beans, Mac-n-Cheese”
  • 181 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Stylish renovated warehouse serving elevated, pork-focused Cajun fare in a group-friendly setting.”
  • 119 locals recommend

Cafes

Gift Shop
“Try the famous beignets and Community Chickory coffee! Located near the French Market!”
  • 282 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“About a 10 minute drive into the Bywater - well worth it. Right on the banks of the Mississippi and by Crescent Park.”
  • 206 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Satsuma Cafe hones a hipster vibe in the Bywater neighborhood. The vegan curry scramble with roasted sweet potato, kale, and cauliflower flavor blends are spot on. Mexican tacos and fluffy blueberry pancakes are hometown and out of town favorites. ”
  • 210 locals recommend
Café
“Bakery and breakfast/lunch place that makes delicious pastries, breads, and cupcakes Solid breakfast menu, including great breakfast sandwiches”
  • 164 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Delicious coffee shop, with the most beautiful giant donuts. All different seasonal and local flavors such as beignet and king cake. Also a large savory menu with a variety of sliders. Great for casual breakfast or lunch. ”
  • 128 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Screw Cafe Du Monde! Ride bikes up Esplanade and soak in the beautiful City Park while having coffee & beignets here! Don't miss the free sculpture garden across the street!”
  • 156 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Really good (and still healthy!) latin food. I love their breakfast bowls and fresh juice combinations!”
  • 114 locals recommend
Café
“Walk to this popular cafe for delicious toasts and roasts. Enjoy the scene and weather on the patio and then explore Bayou Road.”
  • 131 locals recommend

Bakeries

Sandwich Place
“This is one of the top places in NOLA to get a true New Orleans po-boy. They offer nice outdoor sitting or inside sitting. ”
  • 308 locals recommend
Café
“Bakery and breakfast/lunch place that makes delicious pastries, breads, and cupcakes Solid breakfast menu, including great breakfast sandwiches”
  • 164 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“OK, I mentioned our neighborhood fabulous Piccola Gelateria, but Angelo Broccato's Gelateria and Pasticceria makes my mouth water at the mere thought. (Go to both and let me know which you prefer!) Authentic Sicilian gelato and Italian desserts. Previously located in the French Quarter, but now on Carrollton Avenue (not too far with wheels or about a block and a half from the Canal Street streetcar route.) ”
  • 149 locals recommend
Bakery
“Awesome pastries, breads and sandwiches. Chocolate croissant is to die for...”
  • 95 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Who Dat Coffee Cafe is a Marigny neighborhood staple. They have an excellent staff and accessible owners. They have a wide coffee section, delicious corn cakes, vegan, vegetarian, and meat lovers' options. I'm a fan of the two top, tiny table on the steps for people watching.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Sucré has the most delicious homemade gelato, chocolates and dazzling cakes! Fabulous!”
  • 74 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great little bakery just down the street. Quiche, breakfast, cookies and other baked goods and desserts. Vegan options available.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Café
“Best pastries in New Orleans anywhere, to me. Their Cafe au Lait is excellent too.”
  • 67 locals recommend