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The Best Restaurants in New Orleans

Paul Prudhomme in the kitchen at K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen in New Orleans

Whether you are looking for the highest-rated New Orleans restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic, or the best seafood, or where to dine out on a special holiday, you can follow these top 10 New Orleans restaurant lists and recommendations. Here you can discover the best restaurants in New Orleans in a number of categories.

TOP 10 NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT LISTS

Crawfish-stuffed flounder Napoleon from Restaurant R'evolution in New Orleans

American

Brunch

Burgers

Cajun/Creole

Food Ratings

Italian

Kid-Friendly

Mother's Day Brunch

Outdoor Dining

Pizza NEW!


Romantic

Seafood

Special Occasion

Steakhouses

Thanksgiving

Value

Wine Lists


BEST NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

Restaurant August is one of the most romantic restaurants in New Orleans
With so many great restaurants in New Orleans, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best seafood, steakhouses and more.

Barbecue

Breakfast

Cheap Eats

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy

Ice Cream

Kid-Friendly

Outdoor Dining

Romantic

Seafood

Steakhouses

Value Restaurants


BEST NEW ORLEANS HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve in New Orleans. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day.

Easter Brunch

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve


St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day

 

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.