Restaurant August

Cuisine: American, Creole, European, French

Price: $$$

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Best Restaurants: A native of Southern Louisiana, chef John Besh creates extraordinary Creole-influenced French cuisine in an atmospheric 19th century French building aglow with chandeliers, French doors and sexy red...  Read More
Romantic Dining: Housed in a historic French-Creole building downtown, Restaurant August's dining room features grand French doors, exposed brick walls and elegant chandeliers. The menu offers delicately prepared...  Read More
Group Friendly: August spotlights John Besh's Creole-influenced contemporary cuisine in a former grocer's warehouse space now aglow with French doors, red leather chairs and chandeliers. Besh keeps one foot in his...  Read More

  • Best Restaurants: "Come for lunch if you're on a budget, but come for dinner if you are looking to impress."
  • Romantic Dining: "Come for lunch if you don't want to break your budget but come for dinner if you are looking to impress."
  • Group Friendly: "If you really want to impress a crowd, opt for the chef's tasting menu."
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: John Besh is one of New Orleans' best known chefs and this contemporary French fine dining spot is a jewel in his restaurant portfolio.
  • Best for Romantic Dining Because: August is the kind of place that will make you say yes to any kind of proposal.
  • Best for Group Friendly Because: Restaurant August offers an upscale, elegant setting with private rooms and fine dining upstairs in the Central Business District.

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