Best New Orleans, LA Restaurants

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    Root

    Creatively modern just begins to describe chef Phillip Lopez's approach to cooking at Root, the 70-seat Warehouse District space done up with exposed wooden...

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    Commander's Palace

    The turquoise and white awning is the first sign of good taste at this flagship of the Brennan family, housed in a gorgeous Victorian mansion in the Garden...

    Photo courtesy of Commander's Palace
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    Irene's Cuisine

    Located on the quieter end of the French Quarter, this family/locally owned Creole Italian is a real gem. Follow your nose - you can smell the garlic a...

    Photo courtesy of Lindsay Glatz
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    Compère Lapin

    Compere Lapin (pronounced kom-pare la-pan) means "brother rabbit," a reference to a mischievous rabbit featured in the Caribbean folk tales chef Nina...

    Photo courtesy of Beth D'Addono
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    Emeril's Delmonico

    Emeril created quite a splash when he took over this longstanding institution, poured millions into a sophisticated renovation and transformed a tired space...

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    Cochon

    Swine is fine at Cochon, where chef Stephen Stryjewski (partnered here with chef Donald Link) pays homage to the old style Cajun Boucherie with the hand...

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    Shaya

    Who would have thunk it? The hottest table in New Orleans isn't at one of the storied Creole palaces, traditional havens of buttery trout amandine and...

    Photo courtesy of Marianna Massey

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