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900 Dumaine St. (Orleans St.) Send to Phone
504-522-7222 | Menu
Offering Creole and Cajun specialties, Eat is the little neighborhood restaurant with big ambitions.
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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat., Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews
Dining room at Eat, New Orleans, LA

Eat Restaurant Review

: A once-neglected corner restaurant in the residential part of the French Quarter was turned into this bright, welcoming SoHo-inspired café. Shiny wood floors, oversize windows with sailor-cloth curtains and crisp white paper overlays on white linen tablecloths contribute to the inviting ambience. The blue cheese and fig torte, a house signature dish, is a fine combination of sharp and sweet. This is one of the few places in town you can find good lox and bagels and slightly under-fried green tomatoes with rémoulade sauce on the same menu. Dinners are hearty; the pot-roasted chicken and the fried okra are about as Southern as it gets, and the slow-cooked beef brisket is cut-it-with-a-fork tender. All desserts are made in-house, but for our money, the aforementioned blue cheese and fig torte is as appropriate for ending the meal as it is as an appetizer. Eat is ideal for a leisurely weekend brunch, and just as suited to a quiet romantic dinner after dark. Alcoholic beverages are not available, so bring your own. No corkage is charged for the first bottle or six-pack, and just $15 for the second and beyond --- still a deal.

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