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foodophyle Aug 14, 2009 12:43 PM

Does anyone have a list of NO rest. that are BYOB or have no corkage fees? Several friends wanted to try Baru but I heard they are no longer BYOB, so we are looking to try somewhere else. Suggestions?

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    cheesegrater Aug 14, 2009 06:37 PM

    Eat on Dauphine St (between St Ann and Duman) in the French Quarter. Really nice, clean space. Good food, GREAT brunch.

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      ScarlettNola Aug 14, 2009 08:25 PM

      I know that Cafe Atchafalaya is temporarily BYOB, but not sure if that is still the case. The food is great!

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        philmaur Aug 15, 2009 08:04 AM

        Also, Bennachin (African) in the FQ on Royal St. Cash only!

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          shrike4 Aug 15, 2009 09:54 AM

          Is SukoThai in the Marigny still BYO? I know they were applying for a variance so they could get a liquor license (there's some weird zoning glitch because they're in a residential building, but the restaurant was grandfathered in).

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            lawstudent Aug 15, 2009 02:42 PM

            Jazmine Cafe, la Macarena on Hampson St., and Lola's on Esplanade.

            Eat is my favorite BYOB place though. I have brought groups there and we had a fantastic evening every time. My only complaint about Eat is the desserts - not gross, just nothing special.

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              twangster Aug 15, 2009 03:53 PM

              Lebanon Cafe on S. Carrollton and Mrs. Hyster's on S. Claiborne

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                foodophyle Aug 17, 2009 09:06 AM

                We decided on Cafe Atchafalya for location and type of food. They are temporarily without a liquor license, and there was no corkage fee. It was a great choice - food was delicious and service was suberb. We had a couple of specials - a free form mushroom and crabmeat ravioli, fried soft shell crab over corn macque choux (sp?), fried green tomatoes topped with lump crabmeat and stuffed flounder with crawfish.

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                  JazzyB Aug 17, 2009 01:12 PM

                  Martinique no corkage Tues.
                  Madrid
                  Lola's

                2. kukubura Aug 19, 2009 05:15 AM

                  Lil Dizzy's in Treme is BYOB. If you bring a bottle of bubbly to brunch they'll mix you up mimosoas.

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