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Monday Night Suggestions

jcdc Sep 28, 2009 01:51 PM


A long time lurker humbly asks for your help. I have the following reservations but am having a tough time figuring out Monday evening. I have never been to NOLA and would appreciate any thoughts on my choices and recs for Monday night. Thanks!
Lunch: Central Grocery
Dinner: Cochon
Lunch: Mr. B's
Dinner: August
Lunch: Commander's
Dinner: ?

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  1. edible complex RE: jcdc Sep 28, 2009 03:01 PM

    Luke, Domenica

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      N.O.Food RE: edible complex Sep 28, 2009 03:38 PM

      Gal's is closed on Monday. Mandina's is open.

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        Liz Gober RE: N.O.Food Sep 28, 2009 03:55 PM

        I don't get the appeal of Mandina's...is Lilette open on Monday? I'd go there if it's open. I like Luke too.

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      JazzyB RE: jcdc Sep 29, 2009 05:57 AM

      Try Coquette for Sat. dinner. Excellent cocktails, delicious food. You will need a resv. Cochon is open Monday as is Herbsaint (IMO a far better all round diniing experience). August's tasting menu w/wine pairing is wonderful.

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        ccmurieta RE: jcdc Oct 2, 2009 10:53 AM

        Just got back from a week stay in NOLA and went to Domenica for the first time. I can't say enough good things about it.
        I also ate at :
        August, Gautreau's, Cochon Butcher, Cochon, Gautreau's, Lilette, Rio Mar, Herbsaint, Parasols, Luke, Green Goddess, and others I cannot recall right now.
        Domenica was our favorite meal this time around. There were some very close seconds but Domenica's spicy pizza, the chicken livers and the charcuterie with the lardo just delighted me. We tasted damn near everything on the menu (I kid you not) and there was nothing that disappointed. Alon Shaya is not only a extremely talented chef but he is also exceptionally welcoming and gracious.
        I would absolutely make Domenica my Monday night pick.

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          jcdc RE: ccmurieta Oct 5, 2009 12:22 PM

          You make a compelling case, done! Thanks and I will be sure to report how my trip goes.

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          diningismyhobby RE: jcdc Jan 24, 2011 09:24 AM

          I just posted a similar response on another thread. I realize that this is old but people use these for reference. You already listed Restaurant August, Cochon, and Commander's Palace- all open on Monday. Other restaurants open on Monday include:

          GW Fins
          Cafe Adelaide
          Jacques Imo's

          There is a list on Yelp.
          You can also find lists on nomenu (dot) com.

          Restaurant August
          301 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

          930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130

          Commander's Palace Restaurant
          1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

          701 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

          Cafe Adelaide
          300 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

          Gautreau's Restaurant
          1728 Soniat St, New Orleans, LA 70115

          123 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

          900 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124

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            TaTee RE: diningismyhobby Jan 24, 2011 10:14 AM

            Add Irene's to the Open On Monday list.

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