• Commander's Palace
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Commander's Palace

Cuisine: American, Creole, Local Specialty

Price Range: $$$

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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 District since 1880. Sporting a decor that...  Read More


  • Best Restaurants: "Two-course lunches are $20-$23, best enjoyed with 25 cent martinis at lunch - "only" three to a customer."
  • Creole: "Reservations are required at the Palace on Washington Ave."
  • Beignets: "Yes, the restaurant serve 25-cent martinis at lunch, reason enough to head to Commander's."
  • Garden District's Best Lunch: "25 cent martinis at lunch. That's all there is to say."
  • Garden District's Best Brunch: "Jazz brunch is an epic New Orleans experience at this Creole institution."
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: This is an iconic New Orleans eatery, the shining star in the Brennan family crown.
  • Best for Creole Because: This is a bucket list restaurant that is part of New Orleans dining culture.
  • Best for Beignets Because: This flagship of the Brennan family offers a seminal New Orleans dining experience
  • Best for Garden District's Best Lunch Because: Lunching at Commander's Palace allows you to indulge in their scrumptious meals at a fraction of what it would cost at dinner.
  • Best for Garden District's Best Brunch Because: Commander's Palace offers a swank brunch priced in the $40s, three courses if Creole goodness that guarantees a special occasion.

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