• The Country Club pool is a lush getaway in Bywater.
  • The Country Club in Bywater celebrates its 40th this year.
  • Chef Chris Barbato comes to The Country Club from Commander's Palace.
  • A very pregnant Sam Cusimano gives drag brunch a thumb's up.
  • Chef Barbato's truffled mac-n-cheese is a decadent experience.
  • A scrumptious fried oyster salad from brunch.
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The Country Club

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The Country Club may just be the best kept 40-year-old secret in New Orleans. Located in a stunning circa 1884 Italianate manse in Bywater, the restaurant resort celebrated four decades with a slew of...  Read More


  • Lunch, Brunch: "Reserve your place at drag brunch on Saturdays well in advance, as the two seatings tend to fill up quickly."
  • Best for Lunch Because: Global flavors and a lively bar scene add up to a terrific Bywater lunch.
  • Best for Brunch Because: Lip syncing drag queens add plenty of pizzazz to chef Barbato's fab brunch menu.