If you're a first time visitor to New Orleans, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in New Orleans.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in New Orleans.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"I'm sure the kids would enjoy beignets at Cafe du Monde." See More
"Irene's Cuisine in the French Quarter" See More
"MY FAVORITE: Higher end Creole & Cajun-French cuisine: K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen" See More
"My favorite is Muriel's Jackson Square on Jackson Square, the food and service are top notch, if you venture upstairs there is a large balcony overlooking the square, and in the back upstairs there are some very unusual rooms worth a walk through." See More
"For food, I recommend Cafe du Monde, Coop's Place, Stanley, Magnolia Grill, GW Fins, Bayona, and visit the bar at Restaurant R'evolution for the crab beignets and crafty cocktails." See More
"For fresh oysters there's none better than Acme Oyster House." See More
"Bourbon Street, Willie Mae's Scotch House, Café du Monde, and Laura Plantation are worthwhile sites to visit and eat." See More
"For some "Warm Beer, Mediocre Food, and Lousy Service" you could got to Jacques-Imo's with the Maple Leaf Bar right next door." See More
"Beignets and chickory coffee at Café du Monde, muffalettas at Central Grocery, Bananas Foster at Brennan's Restaurant, chargrilled oysters, jambalaya, gumbo, etouffee, red beans and rice, po' boy sandwiches, pralines." See More
"Try The Ruby Slipper it's impressive." See More
"My favorite restaurant in New Orleans, right now, is Cochon Restaurant." See More
"Breakfast: Surrey's Juice Bar -- I went there twice during a weekend trip once." See More
"Galatoire's (classic New Orleans), Restaurant R'evolution (expensive but excellent), NOLA Restaurant, Peche (fresh seafood), Domenica (casual pizza)---you can't go wrong with any of these!" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from New Orleans locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about New Orleans.
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