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Sunday night dinner...

I need a great dinner on Sunday night of a 5 day eating, drinking, footballing trip in January. Probably for 2ppl, but maybe for 4 or even 6 if possible. We'll be doing Clancy's Thursday night, Galatoire's Friday lunch, Commanders {with a big group} on Saturday night and Patois for Sunday Brunch.


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  1. Hm-m, maybe the Grill Room at the Windsor Court Hotel, for a final up-scale meal?



    1. Sunday night is tricky because a lot of places are not open on Sunday nights. Try Upperline or Martinique

      1. Galatoire's is open Sunday night. Go to Bayona or Mr. B's for Friday lunch. Muriel's would be my choice for Sunday if you don't swap Galatoire's. Have drinks on their balcony overlooking Jackson Square. Here's a link to restaurants open on Sunday. Stop by Walk On's which is a new sports bar on Poydras a few blocks from the SD.

        http://www.nomenu.com/joomla1/index.p... Quarter

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        1. re: Littleman

          I'd only recommend Walk Ons if you wanted a 200 proof, triple-distilled, bottled-in-bond headache.

        2. Tommy's Cuisine or Emeril's would be good choices for Sunday dinner in the CBD. If you like good sports bars walk across Canal on N Peters and go W on S Peters 4/5 blocks to the corner of Lafayette and S Peters to Ernst Cafe which is over 100 years old for good happy hour. They have outdoor tables. When you leave Ernst's go W a block to Girod and go N 2 blocks to Lucy's Bar on Tchoupitoulas for a good 4 to 7 happy hour and $2.50 beer. Grand Isle is a fine seafood restaurant and raw bar a block S of Ernst's on Fulton.

          Lucy's Bar @ 701 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 504 - 523 - 8995.


          Ernst Cafe @ 600 South Peters Street, New Orleans, LA 504 - 525 - 8544.


          Grand Isle @ 575 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 504 - 520 - 8530.


          Poppy’s is located on Spanish Plaza across from Harrah's Casino

          Poppy’s Time Out Sports Bar @ 500 Port of New Orleans Place, fSuite 80, New Orleans, LA 504 – 569 – 3380.

          7:00 am - 10:00 pm

          7 days a week.


          Go early for breakfast and get the day started. Enjoy your trip.

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          1. re: Littleman

            Manning's Restaurant/Sports Bar may be open by then. Being a Harrah's creation it remains to be seen if it is a hit or miss. Gordon Biersch is middle of the pack normal but we do like Grand Isle for lunch.

            Since you're on a football holiday something from three quarterbacks might be worth a look.

          2. Emeril's, vibrant with good food and service.
            August, more sedate, upscale refined food and ambience.
            Coquette, creative food and cocktails, can be boisterous downstairs, quieter upstairs.
            Herbsaint, Link's best. Nice space, good food.

            1. I recommend Domenica.


              They've been firing on all cylinders the last few times I've gone. My favorites from the menu are the wild mushroom pizza and the rabbit tagliatelle.

              1. We ended up tagging along with some friends to August, so we shall see how it is this time around. We went a couple of years ago and it was great, but I've read some things lately that lead me to believe it's fallen off. Oh well, the good company will make up for little mistakes...hoping for nothing big!

                1. We tried Cafe Atchafalaya last week and it was very good. I don't know if they are open Sunday night but it's worth checking into. Make a reservation though, it's a small place and we just lucked out getting a table on a Monday night.