Dining and Entertainment Guide
640 Carondelet St, New Orleans
Balise is a New Orleans-style tavern by husband-and-wife team Justin and Mia Devillier of La Petite Grocery. Set in a 19th century Creole townhouse, Balise features an approachable menu and world-class beverage program inspired by the traditions of Louisiana and New Orleans as a port city.
701 South Peters, New Orleans
Executive Chef, Guy Sockrider will create a coastal contemporary menu and will utilize a large charcoal grill to highlight fresh fish and seafood. There will also be handcrafted cocktails and well curated wine list as well as small plates perfect for sharing.
719 S. Peters, New Orleans
The newest addition to The Warehouse District, Cajun Cookery is the home of the perfect Cajun and Creole combination. From po-boys to étouffée, Cajun Cookery is the place for New Orleans Cuisine. Check out happy hour from 2-4pm and Weekend Brunch 7am-2pm.
510 Toulouse St., New Orleans
Savor authentic Creole dishes prepared by chef John Trinh, formerly of Eleven 79. Delight in traditional dishes such as gumbo, shrimp Creole and crawfish etouffée, as well as an oyster happy hour Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and signature drinks in the historic French Quarter.
515 Harrison Ave. New Orleans, LA
Francesca Deli is the new Italian themed deli and pizzeria located on Harrison in Lakeview. Nestled between West End and Canal, Francesca’s Deli serves up St Louis style food with a New Orleans flair. Now serving breakfast from 9-2 on Sundays.
215 Bourbon St., New Orleans
Whether stopping in for a short visit or a comfortable stay, Galatoire’s “33” Bar & Steak offers classic, hand-crafted cocktails and the finest wines and spirits, alongside USDA prime steaks from the dinner menu and lighter fare at Bar “33”.
1601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
Chinese or Japanese? Can’t decide? Hoshun is your answer, offering an extensive menu from classic Chinese dishes to Japanese sushi and everything in between (like Vietnamese pho or pad Thai). Stick with one cuisine, or mix and match. Open daily until 2 a.m.
225 Chartres Street, New Orleans
Justine is a Parisian-style brasserie by husband-and-wife team Justin and Mia Devillier. Combining the sophistication of a brasserie with the playfulness of the French Quarter, Justine honors the technique and simplicity of French classics in a bustling, multi-roomed restaurant with vibrant decor and grand presentation.
3701 Iberville St., New Orleans
Fresh and delicious, “The Legend” features BBQ Shrimp with cochon de lait stuffed into New Orleans French bread. Call to ask about daily special. Open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday and don’t miss the bottomless mimosa Sunday brunch.
3800 Canal St., New Orleans
Mandina’s is the quintessential neighborhood restaurant. “There are some items that have been on the menu for 75 years,” says Cindy Mandina. “My grandmother always said, ‘Take care of the neighborhood people and locals that come here… cater to their needs and desires’. That’s what we’re all about.” Mandina’s is open for lunch and dinner daily.
Mr. Ed’s Seafood and italian
910 West Esplanade Ave., Kenner | 504-463-3030
1001 Live Oak, Metairie | 504-838-0022
Mr. Ed’s has been a local favorite since 1989, offering home-style cooking, italian cuisine, seafood favorites, and mr. Ed’s Famous Fried Chicken. Open monday- Saturday for lunch and dinner. Daily lunch specials and catering are available as well.
Mr. Ed’s Oyster Bar and Seafood
Mid-City, Metairie, French Quarter & St. Charles
Now open in Mid-City at the corner of Carrollton and Bienville, Mr. Ed’s Oyster Bar serves your choice of chargrilled, fried or raw oysters, as well as long time favorites such as Oyster Rockefeller and Bienville. Offering both a stand up oyster bar and cocktail bar, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy. Four unique locations; one great menu. 2nd French Quarter location now open.
720 Orleans Ave., New Orleans
Enjoy true New Orleans atmosphere in a beautiful, tropical courtyard. Orleans Grapevine serves high quality cuisine and one of the largest selections of wine by the bottle or by the glass. Don’t miss the popular Bacon Happy Hour, where you’ll enjoy free bacon with your cocktails and wine. 4-6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight daily.
538 Hagan Ave, New Orleans
Walking distance from the fairgrounds, Parkway will be feeding hungry festers delicious poorboys before and after The Jazz and Heritage Festival! Serving Golden fried Louisiana Oysters on Mondays and Wednesdays!
1838 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans
This famous restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1913. Pascal’s manale is the origin of the well known Original Pascal’s Barbeque Shrimp. the old-time oyster and cocktail bars offer raw oysters on the half shell and all types of cocktails, as well as a great selection of ne wines. Fresh seafood, italian dishes and delicious steaks are featured.
Ralph Brennan Catering is known as New Orleans’ premier caterer for groups from
100 to 1,200 people. With the ability to match your palate, theme and budget in your home, restaurant, or venue of your choice, they are dedicated to providing a seamless, professional and, above all, memorable experience.
125 Camp St., New Orleans
Sweet or savory? Breakfast or lunch? Who has time for decisions like that? Carnival Cochon is all things for all people, plus it’s all 4 food groups— pork, dairy, egg and donut. Chef Roseann says we ALL deserve a little carnival in our lives.
Tito’s Ceviche & Pisco
5015 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Intimate Peruvian restaurant in uptown New Orleans with premier handcrafted cocktails, heart-healthy Peruvian wine, a variety of melt in your mouth ceviches, tiraditos, savory meat and seafood.