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Feb 25, 2014 06:44 PM

Going to Jazz Fest for 25th

My wife and I are going to Jazz Fest this year for our 25th anniversary. If you were to recommend one restaurant, what would it be? We're not looking for fancy - just great food. Thanks in advance.

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  1. im sorry mccluskey, but I LLOL'd (literally lol'd - I feel its my duty to differentiate) when I read your inquiry. New Orleans is one of the great eating cities in the world. You're going need to be a bit more specific for a recommendation. Asking for great food narrows it down to, roughly 250 restaurants.

    1. If I could only eat at one restaurant during a visit, I think I would opt for Galatoire's, for quintessential Creole cuisine and a quintessential NOLA experience.

      1. I guess I naively left the question too open ended. Not too fancy was the only criterion. How about seafood in or within walking distance of the French Quarter. Hope that narrows it a little.

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        1. re: mccluskey5

          GW Fins:

          I thought that you "didn't need" fancy, rather than specifically wanted to exclude it. That let's out Galatoire's which (although the atmosphere is relaxed and informal) does have a dress code.

          1. re: Gizmo56

            Before I posted here I came up with my own short list which included GW Fins. I think we're going to go with it. Thanks for the recommendation.