16:30 September 22, 2015
By: Staff


Barcadia brings out the inner child in everyone with its vintage arcade games. Be sure to try the KGB sandwich with one of the 44 beers on tap. It’s the only place in the Warehouse District where an adult can eat, drink and play. 601 Tchoupitoulas St. 335-1740

Belle Diner

Belle’s Diner is in a great location next to the French Market. Belle’s pays tribute to 1950s rock n roll with its classic diner dishes, thick shakes and rockabilly flare. With retro seating and bomber girl embellishments, it’s a blast from the past. 1122 Decatur St. 566-6003

Cafe Maspero

Café Maspero has been one of the French Quarter’s tastiest landmarks for over 40 years. Since 1971, they’ve been serving savory Cajun cooking. Try the roast beef po-boy that’s dripping with a generous amount of gravy and one of their dollar strawberry daiquiris. 601 Decatur St. 523-6250

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Cheesecake Bistro is a modern space offering traditional New Orleans cuisine that can please any eater. With fresh selections like Blackened Shrimp Alfredo and the CCB Seafood Platter, you’ll always leave satisfied. Don’t forget dessert! Try their Signature Cheesecakes! 2001 St. Charles Ave. 593-9955

City Diner

City Diner is a 24-hour landmark near Causeway off of I-10. Open 24/7, City Diner is all about great breakfast, appetizers, New Orleans specialities and more. Order the Cajun Omelette with crawfish, shrimp and Cajun cream sauce for a meal that’s sure to please. 3116 S. I-10 Service Rd. East 831-1030 

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Compère Lapin is the brainchild of Top Chef contestant Nina Compton. A Caribbean native, she drew inspiration for the menu from a traditional folktale in St. Lucia about a rabbit. The curried goat with plantain gnocchi is just one example of the menu’s creativity. 535 Tchoupitoulas St. 599-2119

Daisy Dukes

Daisy Dukes serves a variety of New Orleans staple dishes 24/7. They offer authentic Southern food, including crawfish etouffee and blackened alligator sausage. Enjoy their award-winning, bottomless Cajun Bloody Marys at any hour. They also provide 24-hour delivery in the CBD and French Quarter. Multiple Locations


Dat Dog features a variety of gourmet hot dogs and sausages that are finger-lickin’ good. Stick to a classic beef wiener or try the duck sausage. Their daily special is always a good bet as well. With multiple locations around town, check out the one nearest you. Multiple Locations

Fiorella's Cafe

Fiorella’s Café specializes in traditional Southern food that’s good for the soul. Located in the French Quarter next to the French Market, this no-frills joint has been serving huge portions of Creole staples since 1937. When it comes to fried chicken, Fiorella’s reigns supreme. 1136 Decatur St. 553-2155

Gordon Bierch

Gordon Biersch knows a thing or two about good beer. The pub-style restaurant brews their own award-winning beers and offers a large menu of tasty food and house-made desserts. Located next to Harrah’s, sit on their patio and sip a Czech Märzen beer. 200 Poydras St. 522-2739

Lakeview Burgers & Seafood

Lakeview Burgers & Seafood has served classic dishes done perfectly since it opened this summer. Open late at night, the menu includes fresh seafood plates along with burgers, sandwiches, tacos and po-boys. Be sure to try the seafood pirogues with shrimp, oysters and catfish. 872 Harrison Ave 289-1032

Ma Mommas

Ma Momma’s House is Southern hospitality at its finest. This joint prides itself on traditional Southern fare. Feast on chicken and waffles or red beans and rice. Everyone loves their secret weapon—a very special cornbread that has customers coming back for more. 5741 Crowder Blvd. 244-0021

Orleans Grapevine

Orleans Grapevine is a fine-dining experience combined with affordable prices that allows you to indulge on a budget. The wine list is sure to impress any oenophile. Snack on free crispy bacon during happy hour and eat a surf and turf dinner in the cozy courtyard. 720 Orleans Ave. 523-1930 


Rebellion Bar and Urban Kitchen is a gastropub with emphasis on Asian and Latin flavors. Customers rave about their duck empanadas and curry udon noodles. The bar focuses on craft beer and fine cocktails as a specialty. The cocktail list also incorporates Asian and Latin ingredients. 748 Camp St. 298-7317


Seed is a vegan oasis in a city that’s oversaturated with fried foods and rich Southern cuisine. The menu is garden-based with a New Orleans flair. Their healthy versions on classic dishes include vegan gumbo, po-boys and beignets. Seed uses the best organic ingredients. 1330 Prytania St. 302-2599


Spudly’s Super Spuds lives up to their name. Each spud is a full meal. Stick with the basics and go for a traditional spud, or be bold with the Shrimp Jessica or Nab-a-Crab. Potatoes are their specialty but they also offer gourmet burgers, soups and salads. 2609 Harvard Ave. 455-3250

SunRay Grill

Sun Ray Grill is influenced by the cultures and cuisines of the Caribbean, Pacific and Gulf Coast. Their menu is huge, with street food, fish served five ways and unique, flavorful entrees. The Avery Island Duck is an order of crispy half-duckling with pepper jelly, spinach and tasso dressing. 2600 Belle Chasse Hwy. 391-0053

Frost Top

Ted’s Frost Stop has been an Uptown favorite since 1926. The diner has been featured on the Travel Channel and is home to the world-famous Lot-O Burger. Make sure to wash one down with an ice-cold root beer float and waffle fries. 3100 Calhoun St. 861-3615

Warehouse Grille

Warehouse Grille delivers fantastic food in a relaxed setting. Located in the Warehouse District, they feature many innovative dishes like the fried oyster po-boy tossed in Abita BBQ sauce. Add more booze to your breakfast with their house-made beer syrup made with Pabst Blue Ribbon. 869 Magazine St. 322-2188

Willie Mae's

Willie Mae’s Scotch House has been serving legendary Southern fried chicken in New Orleans since 1957. You have not had soul food until you’ve been to Willie Mae’s. Order the three-piece combo; you won’t be disappointed. Visit the new St. Charles location uptown to avoid the lines! Multiple Locations 822-9503

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