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K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

416 Chartres St. (Conti St.) Send to Phone
504-524-7394 | Menu
K-Paul’s is still considered one of the best Cajun/Creole dining experiences in New Orleans.
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Lunch Thurs.-Sat., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Dining room at K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, New Orleans, LA

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen Restaurant Review

: If you want to witness an example of staying power in the New Orleans restaurant industry, look no further than chef Paul Prudhomme. Prudhomme is still firmly in charge of operations at K-Paul's, but Paul Miller helms the kitchen. Both are natives of Opelousas, La., and Miller turns out Cajun-Creole fare worthy of the master's stamp. Hallmarks of the daily changing menu include super-rich sauces; the definitive blackened fish and beef dishes; intensely seasoned, roux-thickened gumbos; fried crawfish tails (in season); and classic bread pudding and a sweet potato-pecan pie with a big dollop of Chantilly cream. Crafting a wine list for this food is difficult, but the selections recognize that big flavors require big wines to stand up to them. Plus, there's a smart list of Champagnes and sparkling wines to act as palate refreshers for Prudhomme's robust fare. Lunch is deli-style, so if you have only one opportunity to dine at K-Paul's, make it dinner. The two levels are stylishly lined with bare brick, framed wall art and gleaming wood floors. The balcony and enclosed courtyard set with marble-topped tables can be delightful in good weather, and the latter can provide a somewhat quieter dining experience.

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