2020 Best Special Occasion Restaurants in New Orleans Area

Birthday or Anniversary Dinners
in New Orleans

Whether it's an anniversary dinner, graduation brunch, birthday or family reunion meal, special occasions call for special restaurants. Sure, it might turn out to be pricey, but these memorable meals don't come around very often.

Presented in alphabetical order, these top New Orleans restaurants all have the goods — food, service, ambience — to make sure your next occasion is an affair to remember.

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Arnaud's
13/20
Arnaud’s offers classic French Creole fine dining. See More

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Chophouse New Orleans
14/20
Prime beef, fine wines and lively music pack star power at Chophouse New Orleans. See More

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Commander's Palace
14/20
Elegant Commander’s Palace offers contemporary Creole cuisine in the Garden District. See More
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Emeril's Delmonico
15/20
Emeril's Delmonico in Uptown epitomizes elegant fine dining. See More

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Galatoire's
15/20
Galatoire's has offered fine dining on Bourbon Street for more than a century. See More
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Gautreau's
16/20
Gautreau’s is an uptown neighborhood gem and one of the city’s finest restaurants. See More

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New American, Southern, Breakfast
The Grill Room
14/20
Old-world elegance abounds at The Grill Room. See More

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Lilette
15/20
Chef John Harris helms a true French bistro in the Garden District. See More
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The Pelican Club
14/20
The Pelican Club is a hidden gem, a rewarding find in upscale French Quarter dining. See More

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Restaurant R'evolution
14/20
R’evolution is an upscale hotel dining room offering a distinctive take on traditional Louisiana fare. See More

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