2021 Best of the Big Easy–Results in the Where Y'at July Issue
Apr 21 2021

2021 Best of the Big Easy

By: Readers' Votes

Thank You for Voting in our 2021 Best of the Big Easy!

Best Nightlife – 2021 Winners

See the 2021 Best of the Big Easy winners!

Best Dance Club

  1. Ohm Lounge: 601 Tchoupitoulas St., ohm-lounge.com

  2. Republic NOLA: 828 S. Peters St., republicnola.com

  3. The Gold Mine: 701 Dauphine St.

Best Dive Bar

  1. Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge: 7612 Oak St., snakeandjakes.com
  2. Ms. Mae's The Club: 4336 Magazine St., facebook.com/msmaesNOLA
  3. Banks Street Bar: 4401 Banks St., banksstreetbarnola.com

Best Happy Hour

  1. The Country Club: 634 Louisa St., thecountryclubneworleans.com
  2. Superior Seafood: 4338 St. Charles Ave., superiorseafoodnola.com
  3. Pizza Domenica: Multiple Locations, pizzadomenica.com

Best Bar for Hand-Crafted Cocktails

  1. Cure: 4905 Freret St., curenola.com
  2. Bar Tonique: 820 N. Rampart St., bartonique.com
  3. Arnaud's French 75: 813 Bienville St., arnaudsrestaurant.com

Best Patio Bar

  1. Wrong Iron on the Greenway: 3532 Toulouse St., wrongiron.com
  2. Pat O' Briens: 718 St. Peter St., patobriens.com
  3. The Rusty Nail: 1100 Constance St., rustynailnola.com

Best Sports Bar

  1. Manning's Sports Bar & Grill: 519 Fulton St., caesars.com
  2. Hooters: Multiple Locations, hootersoflouisiana.com
  3. Walk-On's: Multiple Locations, walk-ons.com

Best Upscale Bar

  1. Bar Marilou: 544 Carondelet St., barmarilou.com
  2. Cure: 4905 Freret St., curenola.com
  3. Arnaud's French 75: 813 Bienville St., arnaudsrestaurant.com

Best Hotel Bar

  1. Carousel Bar: Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St., hotelmonteleone.com
  2. Sazerac Bar: The Roosevelt Hotel, 130 Roosevelt Way, therooseveltneworleans.com
  3. Bar Marilou: 544 Carondelet St., barmarilou.com

Best New Bar/Club

  1. City Bar: 3560 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, facebook.com/citybar.metairie

  2. Blue Ruin Speakeasy: 3224 Metairie Rd., Metairie, blueruinspeakeasy.com
  3. Stumpy's Hatchet House: 1200 Poydras St., Suite C, stumpyshh.com/neworleansla

Best LGBT Bar

  1. Oz: 800 Bourbon St., ozneworleans.com
  2. Golden Lantern: 1239 Royal St., facebook.com/GoldenLanternBar
  3. Corner Pocket: 940 St. Louis St., cornerpocket.net

Best Gentlemen’s Club

  1. Penthouse Club: 727 Iberville St., penthouseclubneworleans.com

  2. Rick's Cabaret: 315 Bourbon St., rickscabaretnola.com

  3. Larry Flynt's Hustler Club New Orleans: 225 Bourbon St., neworleanshustlerclub.com

Best Irish Pub

  1. Finn McCool's Irish Pub: 3701 Banks St., finnmccools.com
  2. Mick's Irish Pub: 4801 Bienville St., facebook.com/micksirishpubneworleans
  3. Kerry Irish Pub: 331 Decatur St., facebook.com/Kerry-Irish-Pub

Best Place to Get a Bloody Mary

  1. Daisy Duke's: Multiple Locations, daisydukesrestaurant.com
  2. The Ruby Slipper Café: Multiple Locations, therubyslippercafe.com
  3. Apolline: 4729 Magazine St., apollinerestaurant.com

Best Place to Get a Margarita

  1. El Gato Negro: Multiple Locations, elgatonegronola.com
  2. Felipe's Mexican Taqueria: Multiple Locations, felipestaqueria.com
  3. El Paso Mexican Grill: Multiple Locations, elpasomexrestaurant.com

Best Place to Drink Wine

  1. Copper Vine: 1001 Poydras St., coppervinewine.com
  2. Bacchanal Wine: 600 Poland Ave., bacchanalwine.com
  3. Bayou Wine Garden: 315 N. Rendon St., bayouwinegarden.com

Best Place to Drink Brewed Beer

  1. Faubourg Brewery: 3501 Jourdan Rd., faubourgbrewery.com
  2. NOLA Brewing: 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., nola-brewing.square.site
  3. Urban South: 1645 Tchoupitoulas St., urbansouthbrewery.com

Best Beer Selection

  1. The Bulldog: Multiple Locations, bulldog.draftfreak.com
  2. The Avenue Pub: 1732 St. Charles Ave., theavenuepub.com
  3. Cooter Brown's: 509 S. Carrollton Ave., cooterbrowns.com

Best Jazz Club

  1. Jazz Playhouse: 300 Bourbon St., sonesta.com

  2. Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro: 626 Frenchmen St., snugjazz.com

  3. The Spotted Cat Music Club: 623 Frenchmen St., spottedcatmusicclub.com

Best Music Club

  1. Tipitina's: 501 Napoleon Ave., tipitinas.com
  2. Howlin' Wolf: 907 S. Peters St., thehowlinwolf.com
  3. The Broadside: 600 N. Broad St., broadsidenola.com

Best Place to Play Bar Games

  1. Lots a Luck Tavern: 203 Homedale St., facebook.com/LotsaLuckNOLA
  2. Fulton Alley: 600 Fulton St., fultonalley.com
  3. Stumpy's Hatchet House: 1200 Poydras St., Suite C, stumpyshh.com/neworleansla

Best Bar (Marigny/Bywater)

  1. Kajun's Pub: 2256 St. Claude Ave., kajunpub.com
  2. The Country Club: 634 Louisa St., thecountryclubneworleans.com
  3. Bud Rip's: 900 Piety St., instagram.com/budripsnola

Best Bar (French Quarter)

  1. Tropical Isle: Multiple Locations, tropicalisle.com
  2. Pat O' Brien's: 718 St. Peter St., patobriens.com
  3. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar: 941 Bourbon St., lafittesblacksmithshop.com

Best Bar (Uptown)

  1. Le Bon Temps Roule: 4801 Magazine St., lbtrnola.com
  2. St. Joe's Bar: 5535 Magazine St., stjoesbar.com
  3. Cure: 4905 Freret St., curenola.com

Best Bar (CBD/Warehouse District)

  1. Barcadia: 601 Tchoupitoulas St., barcadianeworleans.com
  2. Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant: 701 Tchoupitoulas St., lucysretiredsurfers.com
  3. Ernst Café: 600 S. Peters St., ernstcafe.com

Best Bar (Mid-City)

  1. Pal's Lounge: 949 N. Rendon St., facebook.com/PalsLounge
  2. Wrong Iron on the Greenway: 3532 Toulouse St., wrongiron.com
  3. The Bulldog Mid-City: 5135 Canal St., bulldog-midcity.draftfreak.com

Best Bar (Metairie)

  1. 5216 Table & Tap: 5216 Veterans Memorial Blvd., 5216tableandtap.com
  2. Martine's Lounge: 2347 Metairie Rd., facebook.com/martineslounge
  3. Shenanigans Kitchen and Cocktails: 4612 Quincy St., shenanigans504.com

Best Bar (Westbank)

  1. Gattuso's: 435 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna, gattusos.net
  2. Old Point Bar: 545 Patterson Rd., Algiers Point, oldpointbarnola.com
  3. The Crown & Anchor English Pub: 200 Pelican Ave., Algiers Point, crownandanchor.pub

Best Rooftop Bar

  1. Alto Rooftop Bar & Pool: Ace Hotel New Orleans, 600 Carondelet St., acehotel.com
  2. Hot Tin: Pontchartrain Hotel, 2031 St. Charles Ave., hottinbar.com
  3. Monkey Board: The Troubadour Hotel, 1111 Gravier St., monkeyboardnola.com

Best Casino

  1. Harrah's: 228 Poydras St., caesars.com
  2. Boomtown: 4132 Peters Rd., boomtownneworleans.com
  3. Treasure Chest: 5050 Williams Blvd., Kenner, treasurechest.com

Best Casino on the Gulf Coast

  1. Silver Slipper: 5000 S. Beach Blvd., Bay Sy. Louis, MS, silverslipper-ms.com
  2. Beau Rivage: 875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS, beaurivage.mgmresorts.com
  3. Hard Rock: 777 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS, hardrockhotels.com

Best Shopping – 2021 Winners

Best Bike Shop

  1. GNO Cyclery: 1426 S. Carrollton Ave., gnocyclery.com
  2. Bayou Bikes: 3530 Toulouse St., bayoubicycles.com
  3. The Bike Shop: 4711 Freret St. #6320, thebikeshopnola.net

Best Men's Clothing

  1. Rubensteins: 102 St. Charles Ave., rubensteinsneworleans.com
  2. Perlis Clothing: Multiple Locations, perlis.com
  3. Fellow: 926 Valmont St. #101, fellowmenswear.com

Best Women's Clothing

  1. Hemline: Multiple Locations, shophemline.com
  2. Trashy Diva: Multiple Locations, trashydiva.com
  3. Monomin: 2104 Magazine St., monomin.com

Best Smoke Shop

  1. Ra Shop: Multiple Locations, rashop.us
  2. The Herb Import Company: Multiple Locations, herbimport.com
  3. The Mushroom: 1037 Broadway St., mushroomneworleans.com

Best Adult Novelty Store

  1. Mr. Binky's Boutique: 107 Chartres St., mrbinkys.com
  2. Hustler Hollywood: 111 Bourbon St., hustlerhollywoodstores.com
  3. Paradise Adult Video & Books: 5608 Heebe St., facebook.com/paradiseadultvideoelmwood

Best Costume Shop

  1. Nikki's French Quarter Halloween Store: 107 Chartres St. B, facebook.com/NikkisFrenchQuarterHalloweenStore
  2. Uptown Costume & Dance: 4326 Magazine St., facebook.com/uptowncostumeanddancewear
  3. Miss Claudia's: 4204 Magazine St., facebook.com/missclaudiasvintage

Best Record Shop

  1. The Mushroom: 1037 Broadway St., themushroomnola.com
  2. Louisiana Music Factory: 421 Frenchmen St., louisianamusicfactory.com
  3. Peaches Records: 4318 Magazine St., peachesrecordsandtapes.com

Best Supermarket

  1. Whole Foods: Multiple Locations, wholefoodsmarket.com
  2. Langenstein's: Multiple Locations, langensteins.com
  3. Rouses: Multiple Locations, rouses.com

Best Place to Buy Wine/Liquor

  1. Total Wine & More: 3780 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, totalwine.com
  2. Martin's Wine Cellar: Multiple Locations, martinwine.com
  3. Dorginac's: 710 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, dorignacs.com

Best Tattoo/Piercing Parlor

  1. Aart Accent Tattoos: 1041 N. Rampart St., facebook.com/Aartaccent504
  2. Downtown Tattoo: 501 Frenchmen St., downtowntattoosnola.com
  3. Tattoo A Go-Go: 4421 Magazine St., tattooagogo.com

Best Athletic Club

  1. New Orleans Jewish Community Center (JCC): Multiple Locations, nojcc.org
  2. Ochsner Fitness Center: Multiple Locations, ochsnerfitness.com
  3. Downtown Fitness Center: 365 Canal St. #380, downtownfitnesscenter.com

Best Boutique Fitness Studio

  1. Pure Barre: Multiple Locations, purebarre.com
  2. Orange Theory: Multiple Locations, orangetheory.com
  3. Romney Studios: 5619 Magazine St., romneystudios.com

Best Golf Course

  1. Bayou Oaks at City Park (South Course): 1051 Filmore Ave., cityparkgolf.com
  2. Audubon Park Golf Course: 6500 Magazine St., audubonnatureinstitute.org/golf
  3. English Turn: 1 Clubhouse Dr., englishturn.com

Best Bead Store

  1. Plush Appeal: 2811 Toulouse St., mardigrasspot.com.
  2. Beads by the Dozen: 333 Edwards Ave., beadsbythedozen.com
  3. Mardi Gras Beads Factory:1145 US-90, Bridge City, facebook.com/mardigrasbeadsfactory

Best Bank

  1. First American Bank and Trust: Multiple Locations, fabt.com
  2. Hancock Whitney: Multiple Locations, hancockwhitney.com
  3. Fidelity Bank: Multiple Locations, bankwithfidelity.com

Best Bridal Shop

  1. Town and Country: 1514 St. Charles Ave., townandcountrybridal.com
  2. Pearl's Place: 3114 Severn Ave., Metairie, pearlsplace.com
  3. Wedding Belles: 3632 Magazine St., weddingbellesnola.com

Best Car Dealership

  1. Lamarque Auto Ford: 3099 - 3101 Williams Blvd., Kenner, lamarque.com
  2. Ray Brandt Auto Group: Multiple Locations, raybrandtauto.com
  3. Premier Automotive: Multiple Locations, premierautomotive.com

Best Jewelry Store

  1. Diamonds Direct: 3230 Severn Ave., Metairie, diamondsdirect.com/new-orleans
  2. Fisher & Sons: 5101 W. Esplande Ave. #1, Metairie, fishersonsjewelers.com
  3. Boudreaux's: Multiple Locations, boudreauxsjewelers.com

Best Pet Store

  1. Jefferson Feed: Multiple Locations, jeffersonfeed.com
  2. Petco: Multiple Locations, petco.com
  3. PetSmart: Multiple Locations, petsmart.com

Best Pet Services

  1. Pawlins: 3501 River Rd., Jefferson, pawlins.com
  2. Petcetera: 3205 Magazine St., petceteranola.com
  3. Zeus' Place: Multiple Locations, zeusplace.com

Best Wedding Venue

  1. Balcony Ballroom: 4738 Utica St., Metairie, balconyballroom.com
  2. The Chicory: 610 S. Peters St., chicoryvenue.com
  3. Elms Mansion: 3029 St. Charles Ave., elmsmansion.com

Best Kids Spot

  1. Audubon Zoo: 6500 Magazine St., audubonnatureinstitute.org/zoo
  2. Louisiana Children's Museum: 15 Henry Thomas Dr., lcm.org
  3. Audubon Aquarium: 1 Canal St., audubonnatureinstitute.org/aquarium

Best Eyeglass Shop

  1. Art & Eyes: 3708 Magazine St., artandeyesneworleansla.com
  2. Krewe: Multiple Locations, krewe.com
  3. Warby Parker: 3964 Magazine St., warbyparker.com

Best Spa

  1. Woodhouse Day Spa: Multiple Locations, neworleans.woodhousespas.com
  2. Earthsavers: Multiple Locations, earthsaversonline.com
  3. The Ritz Carlton Spa: 921 Canal St., ritzcarlton.com

Best Thrift Store

  1. Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana: Multiple Locations, goodwillno.org
  2. The Salvation Army: Multiple Locations, satruck.org
  3. Bridge House Thrift Store: Multiple Locations, bridgehouse.org

Best Dining – 2021 Winners

Best New Restaurant

  1. Tacos Del Cartel: 2901 David Dr., Metairie, tacosdelcartel.com
  2. A Tavola: 3413 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, atavo.la
  3. Trep's: 4327 Bienville St., trepsnola.com

Best Daily Specials

  1. Joey K's: 3001 Magazine St., joeyksrestaurant.com
  2. Mandina's Restaurant: 3800 Canal St., mandinasrestaurant.com
  3. Katie's: 3701 Iberville Street., katiesinmidcity.com

Best Restaurant (French Quarter)

  1. Antoine's Restaurant: 713 St. Louis St., antoines.com
  2. Galatoire's Restaurant: 209 Bourbon St., galatoires.com
  3. Broussard's Restaurant & Courtyard: 819 Conti St., broussards.com

Best Restaurant (Marigny/Bywater)

  1. Bywater American Bistro: 2900 Chartres St., bywateramericanbistro.com
  2. Pizza Delicious: 617 Piety St., pizzadelicious.com
  3. Paladar 511: 511 Marigny St., paladar511.com

Best Restaurant (Uptown)

  1. Pascal's Manale: 1838 Napoleon Ave., pascalsmanale.com
  2. Shaya: 4213 Magazine St., shayarestaurant.com
  3. Picnic Provisions & Whiskey: 741 State St., nolapicnic.com

Best Restaurant (CBD/Warehouse District)

  1. Sofia NOLA: 516 Julia St., sofianola.com
  2. Meril: 424 Girod St., emerilsrestaurants.com/meril
  3. Copper Vine: 1001 Poydras St., coppervine.com

Best Restaurant (Mid-City)

  1. Mandina's: 3800 Canal St., mandinasrestaurant.com
  2. Venezia: 134 N. Carrollton Ave., venezianeworleans.net
  3. Liuzza's Restaurant & Bar: 3636 Bienville Street., liuzzas.com

Best Restaurant (Lakeview)

  1. Velvet Cactus: 6300 Argonne Blvd., thevelvetcactus.com
  2. Three B's Burger & Wine Bar: 911 Harrison Ave., threebs.com
  3. Sala: 124 Lake Marina Ave., salanola.com

Best Restaurant (Westbank)

  1. Cafe 615 (Home of Da Wabbit): 615 Kepler St., Gretna, cafe615.com
  2. Mosca's: 4137 US-90 West, Westwego, moscasrestaurant.com
  3. Legacy Kitchen Steak + Chop: 91 Westbank Expy. #51, Gretna, legacykitchen.com

Best Restaurant (Metairie)

  1. Copeland's of New Orleans: 1319 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, copelandsofneworleans.com
  2. Boulevard American Bistro: 4241 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, boulevardbistro.com
  3. Drago's: 3232 North Arnoult Rd., Metairie, dragosrestaurant.com

Best Upscale Restaurant

  1. Restaurant R'evolution: 777 Bienville St., revolutionnola.com
  2. Commander's Palace: 1403 Washington Ave., commanderspalace.com
  3. Restaurant August: 301 Tchoupitoulas St., restaurantaugust.com

Best Budget Eats

  1. Felipe's Mexican Taqueria: Multiple Locations, felipestaqueria.com
  2. Dat Dog: Multiple Locations, datdog.com
  3. Bratz Y'all: 617-B Piety St., bratzyall.com

Best Bakery

  1. Maple Street Patisserie: 7638 Maple St., facebook.com/maplestpatisserie
  2. Haydel's Bakery: 4037 Jefferson Hwy., haydelsbakery.com
  3. Breads on Oak: 8640 Oak St., breadsonoak.com

Best Deli

  1. Stein's Market: 2207 Magazine St., steinsdeli.com
  2. Martin's Wine Cellar: Multiple Locations, martinwine.com
  3. Kosher Cajun NY Deli & Grocery: 3519 Severn Ave., Metairie, koshercajun.com

Best Place to Get a Salad

  1. Green Goddess: 307 Exchange Pl., greengoddessrestaurant.com
  2. St. James Cheese Company: Multiple Locations, stjamescheese.com
  3. The Daily Beet: Multiple Locations, thedailybeetnola.com

Best Restaurant for Dessert

  1. Willa Jean: 611 O'Keefe Ave., willajean.com
  2. Commander's Palace: 1403 Washington Ave., commanderspalace.com
  3. Restaurant R'evolution: 777 Bienville St., revolutionnola.com

Best Outdoor Dining

  1. Café Amelie: 912 Royal St., cafeamelie.com
  2. Court of Two Sisters: 613 Royal St., courtoftwosisters.com
  3. Broussard's Restaurant & Courtyard: 819 Conti St., broussards.com

Best Romantic Date Spot

  1. Boulevard American Bistro: Multiple Locations, boulevardbistro.com
  2. Cafe Degas: 3127 Esplanade Ave., cafedegas.com
  3. Sylvain: 625 Chartres St., sylvainnola.com

Best Breakfast Spot

  1. The Ruby Slipper Cafe: Multiple Locations, therubyslippercafe.net
  2. Surrey's: Multiple Locations, surreysnola.com
  3. Toast: Multiple Locations, toastneworleans.com

Best Brunch Spot

  1. Bearcat Café: Multiple Locations, bearcatcafe.com
  2. Surrey's: Multiple Locations, surreysnola.com
  3. Willa Jean: 611 O'Keefe Ave., willajean.com

Best Diner

  1. Slim Goodies Diner: 3322 Magazine St., slimgoodiesdiner.com
  2. Camelia Grill: 626 S. Carrollton Ave., facebook.com/pages/CamelliaGrill
  3. Dot's Diner: Multiple Locations, dotsdiner.com

Best Cafe

  1. Caffe! Caffe!: Multiple Locations, caffecaffe.com
  2. Satsuma Café: Multiple Locations, satsumacafe.com
  3. The High Hat Cafe: 4500 Freret St., highhatcafe.com

Best Chinese Restaurant

  1. Five Happiness: 3605 S. Carrollton Ave., facebook.com/5happiness
  2. Blue Giant: 1300 Magazine St., bluegiantnola.com
  3. Dian Xin: 1218 Decatur St., dianxinnola.com

Best Japanese Restaurant

  1. Daiwa Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine: Multiple Locations, daiwasushi.com
  2. Mikimoto: 3301 S. Carrollton Ave., mikimotosushi.com
  3. Rock-n-Sake: Multiple Locations, rocknsake.com

Best Thai Restaurant

  1. Sukho Thai: Multiple locations, sukhothai-nola.com
  2. Cho Thai: 3218 Magazine St., chothairestaurant.com
  3. Budsi's: 1760 N. Rampart St., budsisthai.com

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

  1. Tan Dinh: 1705 Lafayette St., Gretna, tandinhnola.com
  2. Dong Phuong: 14207 Chef Menteur Hwy., dpbakeshop.com
  3. Lilly's Cafe: 1813 Magazine St., facebook.com/LillysCafe

Best BBQ Restaurant

  1. Blue Oak BBQ: 900 N. Carrollton Ave., blueoakbbq.com
  2. Central City BBQ: 1201 S. Rampart St., centralcitybbq.com
  3. The Joint: 701 Mazant St., alwayssmokin.com

Best Italian Restaurant

  1. Tommy's Cuisine: 746 Tchoupitoulas St., tommyscuisine.com
  2. Vincent's: Multiple Locations, vincentsitaliancuisine.com
  3. Venezia: 134 N. Carrollton Ave., venezianeworleans.net

Best Cajun Restaurant

  1. Cochon: 930 Tchoupitoulas St. Suite A, cochonrestaurant.com
  2. Jaques-Imo's: 8324 Oak St., jacques-imos.com
  3. Chef Ron's Gumbo Stop: 2309 N. Causeway Blvd., gumbostop.com

Best African Restaurant

  1. Bennachin: 1212 Royal St., bennachinrestaurant.com
  2. Addis Nola: 422 S. Broad Ave., addisnola.com
  3. Cafe Abyssinia: 3511 Magazine St., cafeabyssinianola.com

Best Indian Restaurant

  1. Nirvana Indian Cuisine: 4308 Magazine St., insidenirvana.com
  2. Saffron: 4128 Magazine St., saffronnola.com
  3. Taj Mahal: 923 Metairie Rd., Metairie, tajnola.com

Best Middle Eastern Restaurant

  1. Lebanon's Café: 1500 S. Carrollton Ave., lebanonscafe.com
  2. Mona's Cafe: 3901 Banks St., monascafeanddeli.com
  3. Tal's Hummus: 4800 Magazine St., ordertalsonline.com

Best Mexican Restaurant

  1. Carreta's Grill: Multiple Locations, carretasgrillrestaurant.com
  2. El Paso Mexican Grill: Multiple Locations, elpasolouisiana.com
  3. El Gato Negro: Multiple Locations, elgatonegronola.com

Best Latin American Restaurant

  1. Tito's Ceviche & Pisco: 5015 Magazine St., titoscevichepisco.com
  2. Maïs Arepas: 1200 Carondelet St., facebook.com/maisarepas
  3. Manolito: 508 Dumaine St., manolitonola.com

Best French Restaurant

  1. Café Degas: 3127 Esplanade Ave., cafedegas.com

  2. La Crêpe Nanou: 1410 Robert St., lacrepenanou.com
  3. Vyoone's: 412 Girod St., vyoone.com

Best Seafood Restaurant

  1. Felix's Restaurant & Oyster Bar: Multiple Locations, felixs.com
  2. Deanie's Seafood: Multiple Locations, deanies.com
  3. Acme Oyster House: Multiple Locations, acmeoyster.com

Best Restaurant for Boiled Seafood

  1. The Galley Seafood Restaurant: 2535 Metairie Rd., Metairie, facebook.com/The-Galley-Seafood-Restaurant
  2. Deanie's Seafood: Multiple Locations, deanies.com
  3. Bon Temps Boulet's Seafood: 4701 Airline Hwy., bontempsboulets.com

Best Steakhouse

  1. Crescent City Steakhouse: 1001 N. Broad St., crescentcitysteaks.com
  2. The Steakhouse at Harrah's New Orleans: 228 Poydras St., caesars.com
  3. Dickie Brennan's: 716 Iberville St., dickiebrennanssteakhouse.com

Best Creole Restaurant

  1. Neyow's Creole Café: 3332 Bienville St., neyows.com
  2. Dooky Chase's Restaurant: 2301 Orleans Ave., dookychaserestaurant.com
  3. Dunbar's Creole Cuisine: 7834 Earhart Blvd., facebook.com/DunbarsCreoleCuisine

Best Bar Food

  1. Buffa's Bar & Restaurant: 1001 Esplanade Ave., buffasrestaurant.com
  2. MRB: 515 St. Philip St., mrbnola.com
  3. Backspace Bar & Kitchen: 139 Chartres St., backspacenola.com

Best Coffee Shop

  1. PJ's Coffee: Multiple Locations, pjscoffee.com
  2. CC's Coffee House: Multiple Locations, ccscoffee.com
  3. French Truck Coffee: Multiple Locations, frenchtruckcoffee.com

Best Vegetarian Menu

  1. Carmo: 527 Julia St., cafecarmo.com
  2. Maxwell's: 6101 Magazine St., maxwellneworleans.com
  3. Seed: 1330 Prytania St., seedneworleans.com

Best Roast Beef Po-Boy

  1. Tracey's Original Irish Channel Bar: 2604 Magazine St., traceysnola.com
  2. Parasol's: 2533 Constance St., facebook.com/ParasolsNOLA
  3. Parran's Po-Boys & Restaurant: Multiple Locations, parranspoboys.com

Best Shrimp Po-Boy

  1. Short Stop Poboys: 119 Transcontinental Dr., Metairie, shortstoppoboysno.com
  2. Melba's Poboys: 1525 Elysian Fields Ave., melbas.com
  3. Guy's Po-Boys: 5259 Magazine St, facebook.com/guyspoboysnola

Best Oyster Po-Boy

  1. Parkway Bakery & Tavern: 538 Hagan Ave., parkwaypoorboys.com
  2. Domilise's Po-Boy and Bar: 5240 Annunciation St., domilisespoboys.com
  3. Mahony's Original Po-Boys & Seafood: Multiple Locations, mahonyspoboys.com

Best Wings

  1. Bayou Hot Wings: 6221 S. Claiborne Ave., bayouhotwings.com
  2. Chicken & Watermelon: Multiple Locations, boogiebird.com
  3. Wing Snack: Multiple Locations, wingsnackexpress.com

Best Fried Chicken

  1. Willie Mae's Scotch House: Multiple Locations, williemaesnola.com
  2. The Original Fiorella's Cafe: 5325 Franklin Ave., originalfiorellas.com
  3. Dooky Chase's Restaurant: 2301 Orleans Ave., dookychaserestaurant.com

Best Hamburger

  1. Port of Call: 838 Esplanade Ave., portofcallnola.com
  2. The Company Burger: Multiple Locations, thecompanyburger.com
  3. Lakeview Harbor: 8550 Pontchartrain Blvd., lakeviewharbor.us

Best Pasta

  1. Restaurant Venezia: 134 N. Carrollton Ave., venezianeworleans.net
  2. Vincent's: Multiple Locations, vincentsitaliancuisine.com
  3. Josephine Estelle: 600 Carondelet St., josephineestelle.com

Best Sushi

  1. Mikimoto Restaurant: 3301 S. Carrollton Ave., mikimotosushi.com
  2. Daiwa Sushi Bar & Japanese Cuisine: Multiple Locations, daiwasushi.com
  3. Tsunami: 601 Poydras St. Suite B., neworleans.servingsushi.com

Best Taco/Burrito

  1. Felipe's Mexican Taqueria: Multiple Locations, felipestaqueria.com
  2. Juan's Flying Burrito: Multiple Locations, juansflyingburrito.com
  3. Los Jefes: 3224 Edenborn Ave., Metairie, losjefesgrill.com

Best Pizza

  1. Reginelli's Pizzeria: Multiple Locations, reginellis.com
  2. Mid City Pizza: Multiple Locations, midcitypizza.com
  3. Fat Boy Pizza: 2565 Metairie Rd., Metairie, eatfatboyspizza.com

Best Ice Cream/Gelato

  1. Angelo Brocato's: 214 N. Carrollton Ave., angelobrocatoicecream.com
  2. The Creole Creamery: Multiple Locations, creolecreamery.com
  3. Piccola Gelateria: 4525 Freret St., piccolagelateria.com

Best Sno-Ball

  1. Hansen's Sno-Bliz: 4801 Tchoupitoulas St., facebook.com/snobliz
  2. Plum Street Sno-Balls: 1300 Burdette St., facebook.com/Plum-Street-Snoballs
  3. Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls: 3511 Magazine St., iwsnoballs.com

Best King Cake

  1. Haydel's Bakery: 4037 Jefferson Hwy., haydelsbakery.com
  2. Dong Phuong: 14207 Chef Menteur Hwy., dpbakeshop.com
  3. Manny Randazzo Original King Cakes: 3515 N. Hullen St., Metairie, randazzokingcake.com

Best In The Arts – 2021 Winners


Best Art Gallery

  1. Galerie Rue Royale: 541 Royal St., frenchartnetwork.com

  2. Jonathan Ferrara Gallery: 400A Julia St., jonathanferraragallery.com
  3. Arthur Roger Gallery: 432 Julia St., arthurrogergallery.com

Best Local Artist

  1. Becky Fos: 2138 Magazine St., beckyfos.com

  2. Frenchy: 8328 Oak St., frenchylive.com
  3. Terrance Osborne: 3029 Magazine St., terranceosborne.com

Best Museum

  1. The National WWII Museum: 945 Magazine St., nationalww2museum.org
  2. New Orleans Museum of Art: 1 Collins Diboll Cir., noma.org
  3. New Orleans Jazz Museum: 400 Esplanade Ave., nolajazzmuseum.org