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Best New Orleans Outdoor Dining


Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit these restaurants for the best outdoor dining in New Orleans.

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Bouligny Tavern Small Plates
12/20
3641 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Bouligny Tavern offers small plates amid a chic, 1960s atmosphere. More...

Brennan's Creole
14/20
Dining Room at Brennan 417 Royal St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served with a side of history at Brennan's in the French Quarter. More...

Brisbi's Lakefront Restaurant & Bar Seafood
11/20
Dining Room at Brisbi 7400 Lakeshore Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70124

Brisbi's offers lakefront dining far from the hubbub of the city. More...

Cafe Amelie Creole
12/20
Dining Room at Cafe Amelie, New Orleans, LA 912 Royal St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
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Café Amelie offers al fresco dining, Parisian style. More...

Cavan Eclectic
12/20
3607 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70115

A Garden District townhouse becomes a casual dining spot offering an eclectic menu. More...

Commander's Palace Creole
14/20
Dining Room at Commander 1403 Washington Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Elegant Commander’s Palace offers contemporary Creole cuisine in the Garden District. More...

Dante's Kitchen Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Dante 736 Dante St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Intimate and informal, Dante's Kitchen draws in many local chefs as patrons on their days off. More...

Dat Dog Hot Dogs
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Dat Dog, New Orleans, LA 5030 Freret St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Dat Dog satisfies New Orleans, one hot dog at a time. More...

The Delachaise Gastropub
Quick Bite
3442 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
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The Delachaise is a favorite after-work watering hole located Uptown. More...

The Joint Barbecue
11/20
701 Mazant St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
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That irresistible smoky aroma in the Bywater neighborhood is coming from The Joint. More...

Napoleon House Creole
11/20
500 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
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Restaurateur Ralph Brennan has breathed new life into an old favorite. More...

Shaya Israeli
12/20
Dining Room at Shaya, New Orleans, LA 4213 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Modern Israeli cooking comes to New Orleans. More...

Sylvain American
12/20
Dining Room at Sylvain, New Orleans, LA 625 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Sylvain is one of New Orleans’ few gastropubs. More...

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