GW Fins’ Is Opening Early For Saints Games & Bringing Back Lobster Feast

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Not only will GW Fins be opening early at 4:30 p.m. for the Saints’ home games listed below, but the bartenders have also crafted a special game day cocktail and Executive Chef Michael Nelson has created a New Orleans Saints-themed crème brûlée.

The refreshing Saints Cocktail, called the Black & Gold, is made with Mezcal, Cointreau, pineapple juice and lime juice and is garnished with a black cherry. 

GW Fins will open at 4:30 p.m. for the following home games:

Sun, Sept 18 – Buccaneers
Sun, Oct 9 – Seahawks
Sun, Oct 16 – Bengals
Sun, Oct 30 – Raiders
Mon, Nov 7 – Ravens
Sun, Nov 20 – Rams

Please note, GW Fins will allow football jerseys (no t-shirts, please) in the dining room on these game days. 

Additionally, back at GW Fins is the annual tradition of Lobster Feast, celebrating one of the world’s most coveted crustaceans  – fresh Maine Lobster!

Guests are invited to enjoy GW Fins’ Lobster Feast, which will be served a la carte, from Friday, Sept. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 1.

Executive Chef Michael Nelson has created an array of decadently delicious, lobster-focused dishes that allow the luscious flavors and textures of the lobster to shine.

Lobster Feast Featured Dishes

Lobster Tostada 
Mojo slaw, avocado aioli, mango salsa, jalapeño jus

Lobster Carbonara
House gnocchi, Berkshire bacon, fresh peas

Lobster Dumplings
White fish mousseline, tomatoes, lobster butter

Lobster Bisque
Maine lobster, cognac crème fraîche

Maine Lobster Roll
House roll, old bay chips, house salad

Whole Steamed Maine Lobster 
Fingerling potatoes, asparagus, drawn butter 

Lobster Feast is one of most popular events of the year at GW Fins, so we highly suggest making reservations well ahead of time by either phoning the restaurant at 504.581.3467 or visiting

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