5 Fifty 5
555 Canal Street
There’s a new chef in town. Chef Mark Quitney is at the helm of
5 Fifty 5, the newest restaurant on the downtown dining scene. 5 Fifty 5 is a comfortable, yet hip eatery offering “a fresh approach to food.” Fresh local ingredients and a fresh look at some old favorites make for an unforgettable dining experience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday Champagne Jazz Brunch. Complimentary Valet Parking.
3100 19th Street at Ridgelake
504.834.8583www.andreasrestaurant.comAndrea’s Restaurant is celebrating 23 years of success. Chef Andrea would like to thank you for your support over the past 23 years and making Andrea’s one of your favorite restaurants. “We are here to serve you, your family, friends and children for many years to come. My Home is Your Home.” Special – 3 appetizers and glass of wine for $25!
713 St. Louis Street
504.581.4422www.antoines.comSince 1840, world-renowned Antoine’s Restaurant has set the standard that made New Orleans one of the greatest dining centers in the world. Antoine’s Restaurant’s excellent French-Creole cuisine, service and atmosphere have combined to create an unmatched dining experience for both locals and visitors to New Orleans. Antoine’s has a selection of 15 dining rooms, each with its own unique history and charm. For private parties and events for 50 to 700+ guests.
Audubon Golf Club
across from Audubon Zoo
6500 Magazine Street
504.212.5280www.auduboninstitute.orgThe Clubhouse is nestled in the historic oak groves within Audubon Park. The old southern charm of the dining room and verandah are perfect for breakfast service, 8 a.m.–11 a.m., lunch service featuring salads and sandwiches, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., and cocktails until 5:30 p.m., (Tuesday–Saturday). Sundays are very unique at the Clubhouse serving a specialty Sunday Buffet Brunch, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Evening Private Events.
5101 W. Esplanade Avenue • Metairie
504.888.5533 • www.austinsno.comMr. Ed’s
1001 Live Oak Street • Metairie
504.838.0022 • www.mredsno.comMr. Ed’s Creole Grille
5241 Veterans Blvd • Metairie
Restaurateur Ed McIntyre has done it again, with his newest restaurant, Mr. Ed’s Creole Grille, which is serving burgers, seafood, steaks and poor-boys. This newest location is on Veterans right next to Rouses and is open for lunch & dinner daily. His other two restaurants, Austin’s on W. Esplanade & Mr. Ed’s on Live Oak bring customers back again & again & Mr. Ed’s newest adventure will surely do the same!
430 Rue Dauphine
504.525.4455www.bayona.comDine in the locals’ favorite French Quarter courtyard serving Susan Spicer’s award winning cuisine. Come discover the new spring menu. NOW AVAILABLE: Chef Susan Spicer’s first cookbook, Crescent City Cooking, chosen Best Cookbook by New Orleans Magazine. Stop in and have Chef Spicer sign your copy. Open for Lunch: Wednesday-Saturday; Dinner: Monday-Saturday.
819 Rue Conti
504.581.3866www.broussards.comBroussard’s, the elegant and historic restaurant run by the Preuss family at 819 Rue Conti in the French Quarter, is currently serving dinner 7 nights a week from 5:30-10 p.m. The restaurant’s welcoming bar and lush courtyard complement the dining room of crystal chandeliers and European sconces. On Friday and Saturday evenings, diners may be entertained by Maryflynn Thomas and Jim Walpole playing live jazz from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Calas Bistro & Wine Cellar
910 West Esplande Avenue
Reservations: 504.471.2200 www.calasbistro.comCalas are a traditional New Orleans fried rice and flour fritter served hot and fresh. The concept and style of Calas Bistro and Wine Cellar are “cutting-edge” and offer patrons many differing opportunities as to how they can enjoy great food and wines from around the world. Casual Dining at its finest, selected fine wines from every corner of the globe and New Orleans cuisine. Hours: Tues.-Sat.,
Château du Lac
2037 Metairie Road
Newly relocated Château du Lac offers French Cuisine and wine in a warm, comforting atmosphere. Chef Jacques Saleun’s menu includes traditional French masterpieces, alongside his extensive, daily changing specials menu. Classics include escargots, fois gras, coq au vin and steak au poivre. Housemade desserts like ile flotante and crème brûlée complete the menu. Chef Jacques and his wife, Paige, invite you to join them for a classic bistro experience.
Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro
4517 Veterans Boulevard
2001 St. Charles Avenue
America’s Best Cheesecake is the soul of the Bistro; it’s richly smooth and decadently delicious. Select from a large and exciting menu where your imagination is your only limitation; and chill out at our unique ice-paneled bar, guaranteed to keep your martini or cosmo perfect.
Copeland’s of New Orleans
1001 S. Clearview Parkway
1700 Lapalco Boulevard, Harvey
1319 W. Esplanade Avenue
1337 Gause Boulevard, Slidell
680 N. Highway 190, Covington
Great reasons to visit Copeland’s for Lunch, Dinner or Sunday Brunch … Copeland’s offers authentic New Orleans cuisine from Gumbo to Alfredeaux, salads to sandwiches, seafood platters to the best USDA prime steaks. For dessert, delicious Cheesecakes, Cheesecake Napoleons™ and more. Great hospitality and famous New Orleans cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere.
Copeland’s Sweet, Fire & Ice Intrigue Fireside Martini & Oxygen Lounge
701 Veterans Boulevard
SF&I has it all – huge selection of delicious menu items seasoned to perfection, fresh bakery featuring Original Cheesecake by the Scoop™, Intrigue Fireside martini & Oxygen Lounge … a super chilled bar serving vodka, gin & tequila from icy taps at 5 degrees and hospitality … Our mission is to serve our guests better than anyone else.
El Gato Negro
81 French Market Place
504.525.9752www.elgatonegronola.comEl Gato Negro, an Authentic Central Mexican cozy restaurant, has a quaint courtyard, tables in front for people watching and a comfortable indoor dining space with a welcoming staff. With fresh ingredients, handmade tortillas and family recipes, it’s making quite a commotion across from the French Market. The hand squeezed margaritas and muddled mojitos are a must with the fajitas, tamales, filet mignon tacos or any other delicious dishes.
3605 S. Carrollton Avenue
504.482.3935www.fivehappiness.comCome to Five Happiness and let the ambiance and friendly staff take you to a new level of dining experience. Chef brings back specials such as Crispy Ginger Shrimp, Honey Roasted Pecan Shrimp and Chicken Almond Crust with Lemon Sauce to the menu. This award-winning restaurant always strives to achieve its best. Private party and banquet rooms are available and you can customize your party function according to your needs.
209 Bourbon Street
504.525.2021www.galatoires.comThe grand dame of New Orleans’ old-line restaurants, Galatoire’s has remained committed to culinary excellence for more than a century. Under the guidance of the fourth generation of family ownership, it is her time-honored customs that still bind this renowned restaurant. Above all others, her rich tradition of serving authentic French Creole cuisine at a level that raises consistency to an art form.
808 Bienville Street
504.581.FINS (3467)www.gwfins.comAt GW Fins, Chef Tenney Flynn demands the highest quality of seafood and looks the world over bringing in only the freshest at its seasonal peak for today’s menu. And as the recipient of the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence, GW Fins is certain to have a wine on offer that pairs with every dish. The restaurant is open 7 nights a week and provides free validated parking.
Harrah’s – RUTH’S CHRIS
228 Poydras Street, New Orleans
This spring, Harrah’s New Orleans proudly welcomes Ruth’s Chris Steak House to
its Fulton Street entertainment and dining district. Founded in 1965 by beloved
New Orleans native Ruth Fertel, the restaurant now serves her signature sizzling steaks to discerning diners around the world. Come and enjoy their renowned
quality and service in their first restaurant in downtown New Orleans.
Reservations are recommended.
500 Frenchmen Street
504.943.1101www.hookah-cafe.comHookah Café, New Orleans’ original hookah lounge, features an award-winning menu of contemporary Louisiana cuisine. Ranging from small plate tapas like Fried Green Tomato Napoleon to full-size entrées like New Orleans’ BBQ Duck, this restaurant’s cuisine will surely satisfy all appetites. With an extensive bar, hookah lounge and live music nightly, this venue gives all guests an experience like no other. Open Tues.-Sun., 5:30 p.m.; kitchen open ’til 12a.m. (Fri.-Sat. 2a.m.).
1601 St. Charles Avenue
504.302.9716www.hoshunrestaurant.comAn upscale casual Asian cuisine located in the Lower Garden District right in the heart of St. Charles Avenue. Our concept focuses on serving classic Chinese and Japanese dishes with a modern twist. Come and try our signature dishes Hawaii White Tuna and XOXO Connection and check our banquet room on the second floor, we have “the biggest balcony” on St. Charles Avenue. Late night open until 2 a.m. daily.
8115 Jeannette Street
504.862.5848www.irisneworleans.comThis cozy Uptown bistro boasts a light, creative menu from Ian Schnoebelen, winner of Food & Wine Top 10 Best New Chefs, 2007. Seared Hawaiian Ahi with baby bok choy, king oyster mushrooms, green papaya, and blood-orange vinaigrette is one dish reflecting the menu’s focus on seafood and fresh, seasonal ingredients. Iris also has great specialty cocktails. Open Monday-Saturday,
6 p.m. until.
416 Chartres Street, New Orleans
504.596.2530www.kpauls.com“Taste the Passion” at K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen, pleasing customers with a wide range of innovative menu selections. For over 29 years, Chef Paul Prudhomme and his dedicated staff have delighted diners by presenting a “new twist” on traditional Louisiana cuisine with a wide range of offerings that change daily, according to the availability of fresh ingredients. “Excite your Taste Buds” at K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen!
857 Fulton Street
504.525.8205www.labocasteaks.comIn a city rich with steakhouse tradition, La Boca injects Argentinean flavor and style with unique offerings. Thirteen different cuts of beef dominate the menu including Hanger Steak form Painted Hills Ranch in Oregon, slow-cooked Outside Skirt and American Kobe. Pastas made in house change seasonally. The wine is Argentine from notable makers such as Nicolás Catena and the music is Tango. Monday-Wednesday, 6-10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, 6 p.m.-midnight.
La CÔte Brasserie
700 Tchoupitoulas Street
504.613.2350www.lacotebrasserie.comExecutive Chef Chuck Subra Jr., is a native Louisianan infusing New Orleans cuisine with global influence. His passion for the design of creative Cajun cuisine makes La Cote Brasserie a unique dining experience. His rich appreciation of the abundant seafood available in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico is coupled with local and international flavors. His signature dishes range from the Gulf Coast to the coast of Asia.
900 Harrison Avenue
504.486.8282www.lagoneworleans.comThis cool-blue spot offers allure and selection for lunch and dinner in Lakeview! Bringing seasonal flavors with new Spring and Summer menus, Lago features fresh starters, salads and entrees to savor – all to be sampled by one of their weekly drink specials! Tuesday-Thursday Lunch Specials allow one half-off second entrée. Try Oysters Lago, charbroiled oysters on the half shell topped with stone ground grits and parmesan cheese.
4938 Prytania Street
504.899.8886www.lathaiuptown.comFrom the family that introduced Thai cooking to New Orleans, experience the best Thai culinary experience New Orleans has to offer. From dishes like Crab 3 Ways (Crabcake, fried softshell crab and jumbo lump crabcake with sweet chili soy glaze) to traditional Thai spicy curries and new spring salads, they have the perfect touch to delight your senses and your palate. Enjoy authentic Thai with a local Louisiana influence.
3800 Canal Street
504.482.9179www.mandinasrestaurant.comMandina’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.’ We’re a place that if you want to substitute something, we’ll do it. We’ll take care of you … that’s what we’re all about,” Mandina’s is open for lunch and dinner daily.
817 Common Street
504.412.2580www.milaneworleans.comMiLa is the culmination of both the marriage of chefs Slade Rushing and Allison Vines-Rushing and their respective home state cuisines – Mississippi and Louisiana. With a heavy emphasis on provisions sourced from regional farmers, MiLa fuses traditional Southern classics with fresh and surprising ingredients. Dine in an elegant yet relaxed dining room in downtown New Orleans.
10160 Jefferson Highway
504.737.6464www.mimisriverridge.comIn the heart of River Ridge, Mimi’s provides quality ingredients in a comforting setting. The Pork Chop with Creole Mustard Demiglace and Duck with Blueberry Gastrique are among crowd favorites and the fresh seafood dishes are always popular. A romantic atmosphere along with seasonal cooking will help make your evening memorable.
8132 Hampson Street
504.301.9061www.one-sl.comCombine hospitality, fine food and understated urban elegance and you’re dining at One Restaurant & Lounge. Expect the unexpected – Cochun de Lait and Stone Ground Grits topped with Pork Cracklin’ & Red Cabbage. Try one of our popular signature drinks like the Onetini. We also have 24 wines by the glass, a menu that changes with the seasons and ambiance that screams “relax.” Redefining neighborhood chic – One Restaurant & Lounge.
538 Hagan Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
504.482.3047www.parkwaybakeryandtavernnola.comEstablished in 1922, this Mid-City Po-boy Factory serves up its famous sandwiches to bustling crowds mixed with devoted locals and visitors alike! In addition to the traditional po-boy fare, Parkway also serves up never before seen po-boys like the Red Bean & Sausage, Surf & Turf and the Thanksgiving Po-boy filled with roasted turkey, cranberry, stuffing and gravy. Don’t forget about our World Famous Roast Beef Po-boy!
1838 Napoleon Avenue
Pascal’s Manale has been a famous Uptown eatery since 1913, celebrating its 95th Anniversary. Home of the Famous Barbecue Shrimp and Oyster Bar. Pascal’s Manale serves the finest in fresh seafood, Italian specialties, delicious steaks, veal dishes and the desserts are delicious. Pascal’s Manale is open for dinner Monday through Saturday and lunch on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
4224 Williams Boulevard
504.467.2930www.pellicanoristorante.comNew to the local restaurant scene, Pellicano’s contemporary American cuisine created by Chef Christopher Cody is wowing foodies in search of globally inspired flavors and intriguing combinations. Open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday, this upscale eatery exudes style with its‚ rich granite, copper and maple wood décor and offers distinguished dishes like butter poached Caribbean lobster with asparagus-crab succotash and Muscovy duck breast with fig-bourbon glaze.
1917 Ridgelake Drive
Serenaded by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Louis Prima, Restaurant Filippo’s authentic Italian cuisine will set the tone for any intimate dining experience or business lunch. Chef Philip Gagliano’s signature appetizers include Oysters al Oreganate, Zuppa de Filippa and Jumbo Crabmeat Salad. Relish is classic veal, chicken, fresh fish and pastas as entrées. Finish off with Tiramisu and a cappuccino. Lunch and dinner with a private banquet space is available for any occasion.
RUTH’S CHRIS STEAKHOUSE
3633 Veterans Boulevard
Visit Ruth’s Chris Steak House, featuring the finest steaks, the freshest seafood and an award-winning wine list. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining may be arranged. Serving lunch on Fridays. Make your reservation online at RuthsChris.com. Just follow the sizzle.
1513 St. Charles Avenue
504.525.7437www.slicepizzeria.comIn a slice of a building on St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans’ greatest pizza is served. Order one slice at a time or go for the whole pie at this well lit, stylishly designed café. Don’t miss the exquisite white pizza and incomparable arugala salad along with new dishes like steamed mussels, barbecue shrimp and the muffaletta panini. Lunch and dinner served daily. Credit cards accepted.
St. James Cheese
5004 Prytania Street
504.899.4737www.stjamescheese.comAt the St. James Cheese Company, the mission is to offer customers as wide a selection of perfectly ripe cheeses as possible in a friendly environment that will entice both a novice and veteran cheese lover. Serving an innovative menu of salads, sandwiches, cheese and charcuterie boards and daily specials featuring local ingredients. Thursday evenings feature a five-course prix fixe dinner featuring Chef Corbin Evans and other guest chefs. BYOB.
The Creole Skillet
200 Julia Street
504.304.6318 www.thecreoleskillet.comEnjoy indigenous Louisiana creole cajun cuisine as you step into in a 200 year-old setting located a block from the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in the Warehouse Arts District. The Zoller family tradition of service continues here as Executive Chef Trent Rapps and Chef de Cuisine Chris Broussard create savory Crabmeat Cheesecake, Redfish Pontchartrain, and Veal Creole to satisfy your dining pleasure. Private parties are encouraged.
THE COURT OF TWO SISTERS
613 Royal Street
The Court of Two Sisters, known for its large dining courtyard, serves a lavish daily Jazz Brunch buffet. The extensive, 80-item buffet includes turtle soup, shrimp etouffee and omelets including the signature Seafood Orleans Omelet. At night choose from their à la carte dinner menu or a four-course dinner. Entrées include Pan Roasted Trout Clemanceau and Seared Duck à l’Orange. Complete menus are available at www.courtoftwosisters.com. Reservations are recommended.
The Marigny Brasserie
640 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans
504.945.4472www.marignybrasserie.comChef Daniel Esses creates enticing dishes deceivingly straightforward and simple. Since coming to New Orleans, Daniel honed his skills working under such acclaimed chefs as John Besh at Restaurant August and Anne Kearney at Peristyle and was a co-founder of the Savvy Gourmet Cooking School. Our guests will always be aware of the careful preparation and hand-selected local ingredients that go into preparing their meals influenced by various Mediterranean-inspired cuisines.
The Pelican Club
312 Exchange Alley
New Orleans French Quarter
The Pelican Club is the place for fresh seafood featuring seared sea scallops served with fresh artichokes, steamed Maine lobster, baked oysters and crispy calamari. Since opening his French Quarter townhouse restaurant in 1990, Chef Richard Hughes has received rave reviews: “preparing the finest fresh ingredients with superior skill and finesse.”
Award-winning wine list, a Jazz pianist on weekends and validated parking.