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337 Chartres St. (Conti St.) Send to Phone
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With its regional Louisiana cooking, this French Quarter eatery would make the real "Kingfish" proud.
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Kingfish Restaurant Review

: Huey "The Kingfish" Long was governor of Louisiana during the Great Depression, and his fabled larger-than-life personality lingers. This French Quarter eatery named after the man himself rekindles the legend. Kingfish, situated on a high-traffic corner, offers a strictly Louisiana menu that excels in its regional quality. Dishes have included barbecued shrimp over a sweet potato waffle; smoked rabbit gumbo; a fried boneless stuffed whole fish with pickled mirliton and cornbread dressing; and seared pompano presented on a warm Himalayan salt brick. A small plates menu is anchored by Hoppin' John crawfish salad. The smart craft cocktail program and a concise, well-thought-out wine list complement the Southern fare. Caramel apple bread pudding is proof that indeed there is something new that can be accomplished with a traditional dessert. (Note: Former chef Greg Sonnier has left the restaurant.)

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