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Feb 6, 2011 07:40 AM

Dress code question

I'm having dinners at Upperline, Mr. B., Cochon, and Bayona and then Sunday brunch at Commander's Palace. What is the dress code at these spots for a female? Can I get away with dark jeans?


930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130

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

430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Upperline Restaurant
1413 Upperline St, New Orleans, LA

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  1. You'll wish you hadn't at Commander's.

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    1. re: JazzyB

      Agree with Jazzy B, you will not feel comfortable at Commander's in jeans...especially on a Sunday when most patrons are dressed up. Throw a nice pair of pants in the suitcase.

      1. re: TaTee jeans at Commander's. The restuarant deserves much more respect.

    2. Mr. B's - nice jeans for sure at lunch. At Christmas I saw a group of men come in dressed in FRC's. They seated them at the back though which to me is no big deal. Just gimme my bbq shrimp!! Anyway, I've worn jeans there with a nice top, casual jacket, dress shoes. But we go in winter normally so I wear the jacket because of the weather.

      I was shocked to see a woman in khaki capris in Commander's the last time I was there. It's been a few years though. She was the exception though, everyone else was dressed nice.

      Cochon is very casual. I would feel comfortable in jeans and tennis shoes in there. Most were dressed like casual Friday at the office. It was lunch though.

      930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130

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      1. re: texasredtop

        What about at dinner? The four meals I mention (except for brunch) are all dinner?

        1. re: Disneyfreak

          Will work for dinner. Most rest. dress codes are relaxed .