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Aug 14, 2009 07:52 AM

Going this to New Orleans Aug. 16-19th staying on Canal - Restaurants Please!

First time in NO and want to get to the best places for breakfast, lunch and dinner..any MUST GO places?

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    5 Replies
    1. re: roro1831

      breakfast the old coffee pot in the quarter on st. peter i believe, lunch Parkway Bakery and Tavern for poboys. And Dinner I might suggest Mandinas on canal or Cafe Adelaide

      1. re: joedontexan

        Thank you for your sugguestions! Will check out the menu at Mandinas and Cafe Adelaide for dinner! The name old coffee pot sounds inviting!

      2. re: roro1831

        Thank you for pointing that out to me. Price $$ or $$$ - food bque, gumbo, etc. Great food and atmosphere would be perfect but great food is number 1.

        1. re: dprisco

          Parkway is a short streetcar ride down canal in Mid-City. Get off at Jefferson Davis Pkwy and make a right. Some of the best po boys in New Orleans.

          1. re: ScarlettNola

            I believe the streetcar tracks along Canal Street are undergoing repairs, so if you're heading to Parkway, take the #42 or #45 Canal Street bus. (Or a taxi. Keep these numbers for United Cab in you cellphone: 504-522-9771 and 504-524-8380.)

            A map showing the walk from Canal Street to Parkway:
            The restaurant is on N. Hagen near Toulouse.

      3. Mandina's for gumbo, poboys, and italian if you're in the mood for enough meatballs and spaghetti to last you the entire trip. I love their marinara.

        Eat is a great brunch place in the Quarter.

        Lunch at Commander's on one of the weekdays is a must if you want to get sloshed in the middle of the day (or not, but 25 cent martinis is not easy to pass up).

        1. Breakfast-Cafe du Monde for beignets is a must. Lunch-the sausage po'boys at Messina's in the warehouse shops are great. Dinner-Remoulade is a fine moderately priced option.

          1. Stanley near Jackson Square is outstanding for breakfast or lunch. Cafe Du Monde is across the street from the Square if you want coffee and beignets. Galatoire's, Irene's, Stella, Bayona and Mr. B's in the FQ for fine dining. Felix Oytster Bar, Napoleon House, Johnny's Po Boys and Coops for casual. Bon Ton Cafe in CBD but a short walk from Canal St. for fine creole cuisine. Luke and Domenica in CBD for casual dining and great happy hour.

            Stanley @ 547 St. Ann St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 593 - 0006.
            Galatoire's @ 209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 504 - 525 - 2021.
            Bayona @ 430 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 525 - 4455.
            Mr. B's Bistro @ 201 Royal St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 523 - 2078.
            Stella Restaurant @ 1032 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 587 - 0091.
            Irene's Cuisine @ 539 St. Phillip St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 529 - 8811.
            Bon Ton Cafe @ 401 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 524 - 3386.
            Luke Restaurant @ 333 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 378 - 2840.
            Domenica @ 123 Baronne St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 648 - 6020.
            Felix's Oyster Bar @ 739 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 522 - 4440.
            Napoleon House Bar & Cafe @ 500 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 524 - 9752.
            Johnny's Po Boys @ 511 Saint Louis St., New Orleans, LA 504 - 524 - 8129.
            Coops Place @ 1109 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 525 - 9053.