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Veal Sweetbreads for our Anniversary

We will be in town for our 30th anniversary this October. My husband is a fan of Sweetbreads. I have seen them mentioned several times. Does anyone know which restaurants serve them?
I would love a recommendation for a romantic, special place for us to celebrate this wonderful event. We are staying in the French Quarter.
Thank you for your help!

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  1. I've had wonderful sweetbreads--wonderful everything--at August. And at MiLa. Both are restaurants we've gone to for celebrations. (Both are very near the FQ though not in it.) Bayona (in FQ) also does excellent sweetbreads.

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    Bayona
    430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112

    1. Second on MiLa and Bayona. Also, Cafe Degas had them as a special at lunch not too long ago, and they were easily the most amazing sweetbreads I've ever eaten. Perhaps since it's your anniversary if you called ahead, they might do them for you at dinner? And, it's a lovely, romantic setting.
      Best wishes,
      Renee

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      Bayona
      430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112

      Cafe Degas
      3127 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119

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      1. re: rouxdauphine

        Thank you for this suggestion I will call to check!

      2. On a nice day, I can't think of a more romantic spot than Bayona's patio, and there's no better starter there than the sweetbreads.

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        Bayona
        430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112

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        1. Fourth the recommendation on Bayona. That was the second appie I had during the dinner the GF and I had there and the preparation was wonderful! Though we dined inside from what I remember of the glimpses of the patio it looked like it had amazing atmosphere.

          Preemptive Happy Anniversary Tothfairy!

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          Bayona
          430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112

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          1. Make that five. Bayona is the place for you. Delicious food (sweetbreads being one of the signature dishes), romantic surroundings & in the FQ. Happy 30th!

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            Bayona
            430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112

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            1. re: philmaur

              I agree with Bayona and I'm generally underwhelmed with their food although they seem to have a very loyal following.

              I unfortunately recently had a bad experience at the usually reliable Brightsen's. Last time I was there they dreadfully overcooked one of the sweetbreads...

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              Bayona
              430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112