Best food restaurants in New Orleans

Check out the top food restaurants in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Jack Dempsey's Restaurant

1. Jack Dempsey's Restaurant

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22 local reviews
738 Poland Ave, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-943-9914
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Cathy
For a true New Orleanian dining experience, you have to try Jack Dempsey's. There's fried seafood, steak, mac …
Matthew
This is about as divey and old-school New Orleans as a seafood restaurant can possibly be—you can't be much fu…
Susan
Family style restaurant serving steaks and seafood.
1. Jack Dempsey's Restaurant

1. Jack Dempsey's Restaurant

host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
738 Poland Ave, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-943-9914
Cathy
Cathy
For a true New Orleanian dining experience, you have to try Jack Dempsey's. There's fried seafood, steak, mac and cheese--just don't bother …
Matthew
Matthew
This is about as divey and old-school New Orleans as a seafood restaurant can possibly be—you can't be much further from the four star conte…
Susan
Susan
Family style restaurant serving steaks and seafood.
2. Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

2. Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

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40 local reviews
4338 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-293-3474
BarRestaurantFood
Paul & Nan
Great seafood restaurant just a short ride from our home.
Richard
SEAFOOD - Superior Seafood, located on the important corner of Napoleon and St. Charles is the preeminent seaf…
Jack
Great seafood restaurant within easy walking distance. Every day Raw Oyster happy hour from 4-6:30PM 50 cent r…
2. Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

2. Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

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40 local reviews
4338 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-293-3474
Paul & Nan
Paul & Nan
Great seafood restaurant just a short ride from our home.
Richard
Richard
SEAFOOD - Superior Seafood, located on the important corner of Napoleon and St. Charles is the preeminent seafood restaurant of Uptown New O…
Jack
Jack
Great seafood restaurant within easy walking distance. Every day Raw Oyster happy hour from 4-6:30PM 50 cent raw oysters. And the oysters he…
3. GW Fins

3. GW Fins

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12 local reviews
808 Bienville Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-581-3467
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Cindy
Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans
Joe
If you are a seafood lover than do yourself a favor and eat here! Locally owned and one of the best seafood re…
Sarah
My absolute favorite fresh seafood restaurant - need reservations or if you're lucky you can find a last minut…
3. GW Fins

3. GW Fins

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12 local reviews
808 Bienville Street, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-581-3467
Cindy
Cindy
Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans
Joe
Joe
If you are a seafood lover than do yourself a favor and eat here! Locally owned and one of the best seafood restaurants in town!
Sarah
Sarah
My absolute favorite fresh seafood restaurant - need reservations or if you're lucky you can find a last minute spot at the bar (where they'…
4. Li'l Dizzy's Cafe

4. Li'l Dizzy's Cafe

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34 local reviews
1500 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-569-8997
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Oswald
Quaint little African American Soul Food Restaurant in Historic Treme' & Esplanade Ridge Neighborhoods open fo…
Muse
Great soul food restaurant open daily until 3p, and it's off the beaten path! Guaranteed to enjoy the gumbo, e…
Zach
Great brunch. Local Treme flavor.
4. Li'l Dizzy's Cafe

4. Li'l Dizzy's Cafe

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34 local reviews
1500 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-569-8997
Oswald
Oswald
Quaint little African American Soul Food Restaurant in Historic Treme' & Esplanade Ridge Neighborhoods open for breakfast & lunch during the…
Muse
Muse
Great soul food restaurant open daily until 3p, and it's off the beaten path! Guaranteed to enjoy the gumbo, ettoufee, fried chicken, peach …
Zach
Zach
Great brunch. Local Treme flavor.
5. Dooky Chase Restaurant

5. Dooky Chase Restaurant

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36 local reviews
2301 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-821-0600
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Kay
Great soul food restaurant in Treme neighborhood for lunch.
Josh
Legendary soul food restaurant.
Molly + Prescott
A New Orleans food institution. Classy but homey at the same time.
5. Dooky Chase Restaurant

5. Dooky Chase Restaurant

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36 local reviews
2301 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans
Closed now
+1 504-821-0600
Kay
Kay
Great soul food restaurant in Treme neighborhood for lunch.
Josh
Josh
Legendary soul food restaurant.
Molly + Prescott
Molly + Prescott
A New Orleans food institution. Classy but homey at the same time.
6. Pêche Seafood Grill

6. Pêche Seafood Grill

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30 local reviews
800 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-522-1744
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Amanda
Seafood restaurant and bar by Donald Link. One of the best seafood places for foodies.
Steven
One of the best new seafood restaurants in New Orleans. Getting a reservation can be difficult on short notice…
Anna Dorothea
If you are looking for an epic dining experience and you love seafood, don't skip this place while you are her…
6. Pêche Seafood Grill

6. Pêche Seafood Grill

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30 local reviews
800 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Open now
+1 504-522-1744
Amanda
Amanda
Seafood restaurant and bar by Donald Link. One of the best seafood places for foodies.
Steven
Steven
One of the best new seafood restaurants in New Orleans. Getting a reservation can be difficult on short notice, however, the bar seating is …
Anna Dorothea
Anna Dorothea
If you are looking for an epic dining experience and you love seafood, don't skip this place while you are here. It's a relatively new rest…