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901 Louisiana Ave. (Laurel St.) Send to Phone
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An historic building is home to the very contemporary Atchafalaya.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Thurs.-Mon.

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Atchafalaya, New Orleans, LA

Atchafalaya Restaurant Review

: A building that dates to the early twentieth century now is a contemporary bistro with a busy vibe. Almost every table finds the signature shrimp and creamy grits. Sautéed drum and fried green tomatoes appear alongside more unexpected offerings such as wild boar and crawfish meatballs with braised Tuscan kale, goat cheese polenta and roasted pepper-tomato coulis. Brunch, served Thursday to Monday, offers a number of creative egg dishes, but the winner is Eggs Atchafalaya, featuring fried green tomatoes topped with poached eggs and jumbo lump crab meat. The calling card has become the serve-yourself Bloody Mary bar. A smartly conceived wine list covers all the important bases for a good Creole meal. Dessert might bring savory flavors into the mix, as in the blue cheese flan with reduced balsamic and almond brittle. Proprietor Tony Tocco's high-energy personality and his well-trained staff make this a delightful find.

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