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gtvlad Apr 20, 2010 10:38 AM

I work for a very busy ob/gyn. This weekend is his first time in NO, I want to get some fabulous dinner reservations for him need some last minute recs, also Sunday brunch and jazz club dinner if possible. Thanks!!

  1. Monch Apr 20, 2010 10:46 AM

    I"m sure others will chime in, but my recommendations would include:
    - Brigtsen's for dinner
    - Commander's Palace for Sunday jazz brunch...see how I hit two needs in one swoop?

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

    Brigtsen's Restaurant
    723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118

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      gtvlad Apr 20, 2010 04:00 PM

      This is what i was able to get last minute, give opinion or best dishes if possible: Antoine's, Arnaud's for brunch, Grill Room, and Galatoire's. Good??

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      Galatoire's Restaurant
      209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130

      1. re: gtvlad
        kukubura Apr 20, 2010 05:01 PM

        Word on Arnaud's has been very negative lately on here. Galatoire's reservations are for the upstairs room which is not the crazy room (that's downstairs, no reservations) but still a very traditional look at NOLA cuisine. Antoine's is also mega-traditional, maybe a good option but also kind of fossilized. I'm thinking Galatoire's is probably the best option of that list. They could always ask if there's a downstairs table available when they arrive....

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        Galatoire's Restaurant
        209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130

    2. BayouTeche Apr 20, 2010 10:50 AM

      August for dinner
      Commanders for brunch
      Snug Harbor for jazz club dinner

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        roro1831 Apr 20, 2010 10:58 AM

        Good luck with trying to get reservations with it being jazz fest as well as whatever conventions are going on.

        I just snagged a couple of reservations for next weekend and I had to call in a couple of favors to do that.

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          BayouTeche Apr 20, 2010 11:42 AM

          Ooohhh, right. Jazz Fest. Forgot about that roro. Yes, good luck, indeed.

        2. kukubura Apr 20, 2010 03:24 PM

          Making reservations in NOLA for someone else? Torture!

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