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1910 Magazine St. (St. Mary St.) Send to Phone
Traditional New Orleans cooking intersects with New Age New Orleans cuisine---with good results.

Lunch & Dinner Wed.-Mon., Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Jackson Restaurant Review

: Cavernous does not begin to describe the architecturally elegant old building that houses Jackson. Two floors with sky-high ceilings, exposed brick walls, a mirrored bar, and just the right acoustics for a cozy dinner make this place a real find. A bit off the beaten path, Jackson is worth locating, if only for a taste of the chef's Gorgonzola cheesecake with walnuts, which is not a dessert but an appetizer. The small plate offerings run the gamut from a caviar pie (honestly) to a flavorful terrine of sun-dried tomatoes, mascarpone and basil pesto. Since the menu is the same all day, burgers are front and center, especially the chipotle bacon burger, guaranteed to clear your sinuses. Full entrées include Creole pork, jerk chicken and blackened tuna. And if you want to know how old New Orleans cooking meets twenty-first century cuisine, one bite of the whipped Boursin sweet potatoes will satisfy all of your senses.


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