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JedT Jul 10, 2007 05:52 PM

Heading back to New Orleans for the third time since Katrina (trying to do my part). We've been to most of our old favorites post-storm except Commanders. I know they were late to re-open. Are they back to close to 100% with quality of food? It doesn't seem to be a restaruant that is getting much discussion anymore.

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  1. ddavis RE: JedT Jul 10, 2007 06:56 PM

    We went there for brunch on a Sunday in April and the food has never been better. It was outstanding.

    1. jfood RE: JedT Jul 10, 2007 07:14 PM

      ditto from jfood. family dinner there in April, absolutely perfect. already have resos for end of august for next trip.

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        Overweight RE: JedT Jul 14, 2007 07:20 PM

        Went recently, they're back and stronger than ever. Fantastic service and even better food.

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          Blumie RE: JedT Jul 17, 2007 11:36 AM

          I had an extraordinary meal there in May, but I was there with a local who is a regular, so they fawned all over us. I had never enjoyed the place as a tourist; going with a local is the way to do it.

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            KTBearW RE: Blumie Jul 17, 2007 11:43 AM

            Was there on a JazzFest Saturday in May. Happy happy! Great food, spectacular service and everyone even friendlier (if that is possible!) than ever. Can't imagine a trip to New Orleans without a stop at Commander's.

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              calliope RE: KTBearW Jul 20, 2007 01:03 PM

              I agree that Commander's is better than it ever was post-Katrina. Had an outstanding lunch there not too long ago and am looking forward to a return visit.

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