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Esplanade Avenue Walking distance restaurants

We are staying on Espalnade right on the edge of the Quarter for a week this summer. We will be at Dante's one night and Green Goddess another. We also seem to always end up at Muriel's each visit. Looking for some quality alternatives off the Quarter within walking distance.

Green Goddess
307 Exchange Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

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  1. POC on Esplanade for a burger, Irene'sin FQ, call for a resv. Across Canal in CBD, Le Foret, August, Herbsaint, Cuvee. In the Warehouse District, Emerils flagship is excellent. Go to nomenu. com for a list of all rest. by location.

    Emeril's Restaurant
    800 Tchoupitoulas, New Orleans, LA 70130

    Cuvee Restaurant
    322 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

    701 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

    Le Foret
    129 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

    1. Maximo's is nearby.

      Cafe Amelie is not too far.

      Cafe Amelie
      912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116

      Maximo's Italian Grill
      1117 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116

      1. You can walk into the Marigny from there and there are plenty of choices. Feelings Cafe (dinner) , L'il Dizzy's (breakfast or lunch) , Marigny Brasserie (any meal), Snug Harbor (dinner) , Cake Cafe (breakfast & lunch) are all good choices. Frenchman Street has plenty of options for food and music.

        Marigny Brasserie
        640 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116

        1. If you don't mind saying where are you staying. I have walked down Esplanade a number of times and remember some small hotels. I'm always looking for something different. Melrose Mansion is on Esplanade. Thanks.

          1. Here Ya Go...........

            Stella Restaurant @ 1032 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 587 - 0091. *

            1. This might be the best one. Just off Bourbon St. on Conti.........

              Copper Monkey Grill @ 725 Conti St., New Orleans, LA 504 - 527 - 0869. *

              Here's a review. I walked by that place a thousand times.

              So it’s the weekend and you’re down in the French Quarter for a night out. Like clockwork it happens: the late-night hunger pangs. On nearly every street corner there’s either a Lucky Dog cart or a daiquiri shops that also hocking pizza by the slice. There is a better option. Frequented by neighborhood denizens and service industry workers alike, Copper Monkey Grill is merely steps away from the neon glow of Bourbon Street, but it’s an entirely different atmosphere. Never crowded, the bar offers some impressive food in a quiet and relaxed atmosphere. On the Esplanade Avenue side of the French Quarter, Port of Call is the heavyweight champ when it comes to the best burger. Copper Monkey holds the title when it comes to the Canal Street side. It may be blasphemy to many, but their burger and fries basket is just that good. The menu also offers options such as quesadillas, salads and steaks. While your order may take a few minutes longer than getting handed a $5 slice of pizza or hot dog, the wait isn’t lengthy by any means. And when you add in a drink with your meal and find the total to be somewhere in the neighborhood of about $12, depending on your particular order, that makes it all the more palatable

              5 Replies
              1. re: Littleman

                Someone else had told me great things about copper monkey, so I went and tried it out. I wasn't all that impressed... maybe it was just a bad day. I still rank Yo Mama's above all others.

                1. re: nola79

                  Littleman- we are staying in a timeshare- Hotel de la Monnaie at 405 Esplande. My sister has a unit during Jazz fest and she said it was a nice place. My wife craves a hamburger on every vacation. Will definitely look at your recommendations.

                  1. re: Hockey19

                    Clover Grill is fairly close for burgers. I like Adolfo's on Frenchman Street in the Marigny for Italian seafood dishes. I really like the sauces they put on the fish.

                    Bigray in Ok

                    Clover Grill
                    900 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116

                    1. re: Hockey19

                      The Port O'Call on Espalnade is a great place to get a burger. We eat there everytime we are in New Orleans. They have 4 burgers to choose from and they come with a baked potato.. To die for and they have really great drinks too.. Check them out...

                      1. re: dizzydean

                        Port of Call....oh, how we remember it fondly as it was the first place we ate after arriving at our hotel (FQ Courtyard Suites) in November last year. Had been up 8+ hours by then flying in from MO, and we were starved! The drinks there will knock you on your ass! This time (and we will be there a week from today- can hardly wait!) I think we'll hit Buffa's Lounge across the street for grub and libations. Hoping Buffa's will treat us as well as Port o' Call did the first time....that is some righteous grub at POC!