an excellent categorization and listing of some of new orleans best restaurants.

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    very, very good new orleans restaurant listing.

    Contemporary Louisiana

    201 Restaurant and Bar
    Contemporary Louisiana cooking comes into its own at this noteworthy yearling in the Quarter. A find in a good location that's worth a visit for a taste of the suprisingly enticing cuisine, impressed backers are convinced it is on the rise. Located 201 Decatur 504-561-0007
    Pelican Club
    "Excellent… a mix of Louisiana earthiness and New American Polish." By Gene Bourg local food critic. Award of Excellence by The Wine Spectator. Dinner served nightly 5:00 p.m. -til Jazz Pianist Friday & Saturday 7-10pm Join chef Richard Hughes @ 312 Exchange Alley of call us for reservations 504-523 1504


    One of New Orleans Best Italian & Most Romantic Restaurants (Zagat Restaurant). Join us for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Sunday Bellini Buffet Brunch. Located 310 Chartres St. Call us 504-522-2426

    Café Giovanni
    New Orleans premiere Italian restaurant. The restaurant features native born Chef/ Owner Duke LoCicero's award winning, innovative New World Italian cuisine. Walking distance from all hotels in the French Quarter 117 Decatur St. 504-529-2154

    Louisiana Pizza Kitchen
    Voted # 1 Specialty Pizza Restaurant 9 years running. We also have Calzones, Pastas, Pita Wraps, Salads and a Wine Bar. Join us when shopping at the French Market. Across from the Old Mint 504-522-9500

    Italian Seafood

    Pascal's Manale
    Since 1913, Home of the BBQ Shrimp & Famous Oyster Bar. 3 Blocks form St. Charles 1838 Napoleon Call us @504-895-4877
    Northern Italian
    Authentic Northern Italian & local cuisine is transcended at this romantic five-star restaurant. Freshest selection of seafood in town, veal, homemade pasta & pastries. Only a 10-minute drive from Downtown New Orleans. 3100 19th St. Metairie or call us @ 504-834-8583

    Tony Morans
    Italian Cuisine. We are located @ 240 Bourbon. On top of Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House. 504-523-3181


    Anthony's Seafood & Lobster House
    Home of the Blackened Lobster and Seafood Steamery. King Crab: Snow Crab: Stone Crab: Blue Crab: Shrimp: Crawfish Located in the Riverwalk or call us @ 504-524-1243

    The Hunt Room Grill
    The Hotel Monteleone is a New Orleans tradition located in the heart of French Quarter. The Hunt Room Grill offers a varied of continental menu such as: Grilled Pompano, Double Cut Pork Chop, Gulf Shrimp Bieville, Almond Snapper, Black Angus Sirloin and much more.

    Mike Andersons Seafood
    This Seafood spot is known for generous portions and the fresh seafood daily. The Oyster Rockefeller, seafood pasta dishes and seafood platters are your best bet. 25 cent oyster on the half -shell every Tuesday night. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Check out our web site @

    French Mediterranean

    Located in a 200-year-old Creole cottage. Chef Susan spicer is on the culinary cutting edge. With signature dishes such as: eggplant caviar, black bean cakes with sweetbreads and grilled duck breast. Open for lunch and dinner. Located 430 Dauphine. Or call us @ 504-525-4455
    Eclectic Continental


    Antoine's Restaurant
    The New Orleans Landmark for those who know and love fine food, was established in 1840 and is the oldest family-own, most famous restaurant in New Orleans. Antoine's has one of the richest wine cellar in America with over 25,000 bottles of wine. Several of its 15 dining rooms are lined with thousands of testimonials, celebrities, nobility dignitaries, authors; the list goes on and on. They all declare the love for a cuisine that Antoine's is famous for: Their rich sauces, exquisite seafood and meats and the blend of French and Louisiana. Address-713 St. Louis St./ Revs. -504-581-4422 Jackets required for Dinner Lunch-11: 30am-2pm, Dinner-5: 30-9pm

    French Creole

    The French Table
    The elegance of Europe, the passion of Louisiana. Award winning wine list and Zagat rated "The best traditional French cuisine." The French Table venerates food above all else. Our cooking centers on the simple philosophy of using the highest quality ingredients and preparing them á la minute in a way that allows their natural flavors to stand on their own. The French Table is among New Orleans’ very small circle of great restaurants, consistently rated highly for food and service. Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Friday & Saturday 5:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. Lunch Monday-Friday !! 11:30 -2:30 ... New Menu Items Frequently.

    World Famous Brennans sets itself apart from an array of fine restaurants in New Orleans. Join us for our lavish Creole breakfast. Brennans 35,000 bottle cellar has received the Wine Spectator Award. Top your dinner off with Bananas Foster. Located 417 Royal St. 504 525-9711

    Since 1905, diners have come to Galatoire’s to enjoy the authentic Creole cuisine and rich traditions that have made this French Quarter restaurant an institution. The extensive menu of timeless New Orleans favorites includes Crabmeat Maison, Shrimp Clemenceau, Pompano with Sautéed Crabmeat Meuniere and Banana Bread Pudding. Galatoire’s was included in Gourmet magazine’s list of the nation’s top 50 restaurants ( October, 2001) and has generated many other awards, including a 2002 nomination for most outstanding restaurant in the United States by the James Beard Foundation. Galatoire’s proudly lives up to its reputation as the grande dame of New Orleans’ old-line restaurants. 209 Bourbon St. 504.525.2021

    Established in 1920, Broussard's attracts diners with its beautiful courtyard and French-Creole cuisine. Today, the restaurant is owned and run by Chef Gunter Preuss and his family, and serves bouillabaisse, trout Pontchartrain, pompano, Napoleon and veal Broussard. Appropriate attire and reservations recommended. Entrees average $26. Piano entertainment Fri.-Sat. Open for dinner nightly, 5:30-10pm. (Cards: all major) 819 Conti St., 504 581-3866,


    Byblos Lebanese Cuisine
    House Specialties such as Beef Shawarma, Beef Kabob, Shrimp on a Skewer and Lamb Chops. Lunch Menu Available. Located 1501 Metairie rd. 10-minute drive from Downtown N.O. Or call us 504 834 9773. Visit our new location Uptown New Orleans, 3218 Magazine-504-894-1233

    Cajun & Creole

    Located in The Ambassador's Hotel. Entrees such as: Stuffed Duck, Crawfish Etoufee ,Blackened Catfish plus many more Cajun and Creole dishes. Address is 535 Tchoupitoulas, NOLA 70130 504-527-5271


    Cookin Cajun Cooking School
    For a Fun Time and a Fabulous Meal. Located in the Riverwalk- Two-hour Classes daily. For Class times ,Menus, and Reservations Calls:504-586-8832


    The Court of Two Sisters
    A trip to N.O. would not be complete w/o enjoying our world famous Jazz Brunch served daily in the French Quarter's Largest Courtyard. 613 Rue Royale. 504 522-7261

    Palace Café
    A bistro run by the Brennan family with view of Canal St. Entrees' include grilled veal chop, oven roasted duck, andouille-crusted fish and panned rabbit.605 Canal St. 504/523-1661

    Gumbo Shop
    Traditional and Contemporary Creole Cuisine with a causal atmosphere with entrees like Jambalaya, Shrimp Creole, Seafood Gumbo and New Orleans famous Red Beans & Rice, plus many more of the local favorites. We are located just a half block from Jackson Square. 630 Saint Peter 800-55-GUMBO.

    Creole Cuisine

    Classic Creole in Classic New Orleans! This New Orleans restaurant leader of the culinary old guard is serving up tradition in a menu that benchmarks the Creole classics. 813 Rue Bienville New Orleans, LA 70112 504-523-5433 Fax 504-581-7908

    Creole Queen
    Dine with a view…. Experience the mighty Mississippi River aboard the Paddlewheeler. Lunch and Dinner Cruises available. Located on the Riverwalk call us 504-524-0814

    Since 1856, Tujague's has been one of the city's standard-bearers of traditional Creole cuisine. Signature dishes include brisket of beef, and shrimp remoulade. The bread pudding is one of New Orleans' best. Lunch ($8.95-$14.95) and dinner ($27-$32) are multi-course, prix fixe meals, with a choice of beef, fish, or fowl. Open daily, 11am-3pm, and 5-10:30pm (Fri.-Sat., 'til 11pm). (Card: all major) 823 Decatur St., 504 525-8676.

    Contemporary French/Creole

    At the Maison Dupuy Hotel is located in a delightful neighborhood in the French Quarter Locals call it one of New Orleans best gourmet gems. Chef Dominiques brings a world of experience to his kitchen> He has honed his culinary style working all over the globe before finding his place in New Orleans. His style as 'light, fresh, flavorful" contemporary French with an Asian influence. Located @1001 Toulouse St. 504-595-2812


    Restaurant August
    Chef John Besh is on of the most acclaimed chefs of his time. Chefs Besh's Inspirations for August's innovative menu are the Classical Techniques he learned through the Culinary Institute of America: A demanding apprenticeship at a Michelin-starred resort in Germany's Black Forest, as well as several sojourns in France; paired with Creole influences that come naturally to one "born on the bayou". Food & Wine named him one of the "Top10 best chefs in America" and Gourmet Magazine honored him as one of its "Top Restaurants in America. Address 301 Tchoupitoulas St. New Orleans 70130 Revs.504-299-9777

    Gumbo Shop
    Traditional and Contemporary Creole Cuisine with a causal atmosphere with entrees like Jambalaya, Shrimp Creole, Seafood Gumbo and New Orleans famous Red Beans & Rice, plus many more of the local favorites. We are located just a half block from Jackson Square. 630 Saint Peter 800-55-GUMBO.

    In the nineteenth century, Victor's gourmet restaurant was legendary for attracting the Crescent City's dining connoisseurs. Now, a new Victor's graces the French Quarter at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Already it is causing a stir. No wonder, given the contemporary Creole dishes created by our Australian chef. The extravagantly comfortable ambience inside the Maison Blanche building. And of course, unparallel Ritz-Carlton service. Revs.504-524-1331, 921 Canal St. New Orleans

    Southern Louisiana

    Café Sbisa
    Cafe Sbisa, located in the French Market area of the Vieux Carre in the French Quarter, was founded by the Sbisa family in 1899 and has become one of Crescent City's premier restaurants, featuring a truly authentic Creole menu. 1011 Decatur Street. (504) 522-5565


    Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse
    Straightforward USDA Prime Steaks with a New Orleans Touch. Open Lunch & Dinner, Complimentary Valet Parking. 716 Iberville St. 504 522 -2467

    Rib Room
    An Old English atmosphere complements hearty specialties: prime rib of beef au jus, juicy steaks, game, fowl, grilled tuna, and spit-roasted Gulf scampi. A power-luncher's paradise and a haven for local businessmen. Entrees average $27. Open daily for a breakfast buffet: 6:30-10:30am; lunch: 11:30am-2:30pm; and dinner: 6-10pm. A festive, prix-fixe Sunday jazz brunch (11:30am-2:30pm) includes unlimited champagne ($26-$30). (Cards: all major) 621 St. Louis St., 504 529-5333

    Local Louisiana

    Chef Paul Prudhomme created exciting dishes such as Blackened Redfish, Crawfish-Stuffed Eggplant and Sweet Potato Pecan Pie. The menu changes daily- the restaurant doesn't even have a freezer! Located in the French Quarter. 416 Chartres St. 504-596-2530
    Gulf Coast Cooking


    Martin Wine Cellar
    New Orleans Premier wine and gourmet food shop since 1946. Offering casual dining and the biggest & best wine selection in town. New Orleans 504896-7380. 3827 Baronne St. or Metairie 896-7350, 1200 Veterans

    Fine Dining

    The Bombay Club
    The Bombay Club has exquisite new world creole cuisine, nightly entertainment, signature Bombay martinis, and a lovely courtyard view. You can host a private function in our 1829 townhouse, which has classic French Quarter details and today's conveniences -- 14-foot ceilings, original medallions and moldings, a wrap-around balcony, period furnishings as well as drop-down video, PowerPoint, and high-speed internet connections. 830 Conti St. (504) 586-0972

    Louis XVI Restaurant
    Is known for its superb cuisine, impeccable service, romantic atmosphere, beautiful food presentations and extensive wine list. Located in the Saint Louis Hotel, 730 Bienville St. For Dinner Resv. 504-581-7000

    Alex Patout's Louisiana Restaurant
    Alex Patout's Louisiana Restaurant was named "Best Creole Restaurant" by New Orleans Magazine and "Best Cajun Restaurant" by Where Magazine. Specialties include Smothered Roast Duck, Stuffed and Broiled Shrimp, Crabmeat Imperial and Crawfish Etouffee. The historic French Quarter building features two traditional dining rooms - with dark wood, 16-foot ceilings, chandeliers, and gold leaf moldings - and a second-floor terrace overlooking St. Louis Street. Alex Patout's has been an annual recipient of Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence since 1993. 720 St. Louis Street. (504) 525-7788

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