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gmen Aug 29, 2009 01:38 PM

Will be in New Orleans first time in October for a Giants Saints game. Looking for a good sunday brunch near the stadium preferably with music.

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  1. FoodChic RE: gmen Aug 30, 2009 05:43 AM

    The brunch closest to the stadium, that I know of, is the Veranda Restaurant in the Intercontinental Hotel on St. Charles and Poydras. It is a jazz brunch, but it's buffet style not al a carte . We went in '06 when not a lot was open yet, and it was just fine. For a bunch of guys going a game it might be just the ticket.

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      steakrules85 RE: gmen Oct 2, 2009 07:06 AM

      gmen, I will be there too! Lets go Giants dude!

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        uptownlibrarian RE: steakrules85 Oct 2, 2009 09:11 AM

        I heard they have a great buffet at Rick's Sporting Saloon on Bourbon. All you Giants fans should definitely check that out.

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        steakrules85 RE: gmen Oct 2, 2009 10:22 AM

        Any idea where the hotel is the Giants are staying??

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          JazzyB RE: steakrules85 Oct 6, 2009 12:45 PM

          Emeril's will open post game 3pm. They claim many players show up.

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          nonative RE: gmen Oct 2, 2009 11:22 AM

          Be sure to check out the brunch at LePavilion Hotel at the corner of Poydras and Baronne. It is approximately 3 blocks from the Dome. Good brunch and NO music.

          1. edible complex RE: gmen Oct 3, 2009 09:02 AM

            check out Luke or Lil Dizzy at the Whitney Wyndham.

            Luke Restaurant
            333 St Charles, New Orleans, LA 70130

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              happy12 RE: gmen Oct 6, 2009 12:11 PM

              Luke is great pregame atmosphere. Great New Orleans music and awesome food and locally brewed beers. Not a far walk to the dome. And you can make a reservation!

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                CharlieH RE: happy12 Oct 6, 2009 12:14 PM

                Definitely Luke.

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                  hesaid_nola RE: CharlieH Oct 6, 2009 03:15 PM

                  Agree totally with Luke, right across the street from the Intercontinental. Went there before the Detroit game. Breakfast with 2 drinks each for two, about $70-75 as I recall.

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                    FoodChic RE: hesaid_nola Oct 6, 2009 04:58 PM

                    Duh! I totally forgot about Luke. Go to Luke!

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