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jahg Nov 20, 2012 09:59 AM

Coming for 3 nights to NOLA. Staying in the French Quarter. We've already done some of the greats on previous trips: Acme, Galatoire's, Commander's Palace, NOLA.
Love the local cooking, but am fairly open. Looking for great meals, don't have to be pricey and don't have to be in FQ. Just want amazing meals.
Thanks!

  1. GroovinGourmet Nov 22, 2012 09:29 AM

    Add a 3rd for Brigtsen's. Far and away my favorite NO restaurant.

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      Enfielder Nov 22, 2012 09:01 AM

      I'd also suggest:

      Boucherie - another streetcar ride
      Elizabeths's in the Bywater for breakfast - try the praline bacon

      And I'll second Casamentos

      1. Bill Hunt Nov 20, 2012 08:32 PM

        Some other choices:

        Brigtsen's (mentioned above) and a streetcar ride from the FQ, but well worth it.
        G W Fins - local seafood, with local recipes, and in the FQ
        Restaurant August - into the CBD, but short walk, and well worth each step
        Stella! - also in the FQ, and an interesting dining experience. The chef has changed things, since we were there, but I hear good things.
        Restaurant R'evolution - in the FQ, and looking great. We dined there, just after opening, and there were some rough edges, but I hear they have been sorted out.
        Grill Room - again, just into the CBD in the Windsor Court Hotel, and fine-dining, but they do it right. Not inexpensive, but worth the effort.

        Most of all, enjoy!

        Hunt

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          GDPhalp Nov 20, 2012 11:33 AM

          I would not visit, without getting to:

          Coquette
          Brigtsen's
          Casamento's

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          1. re: GDPhalp
            noradeirdre Nov 26, 2012 05:37 PM

            Seconding all 3.

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