Best Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans

View all

Best Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans

Best Creole / Cajun / Southern Restaurants in New Orleans

View all

Best Creole / Cajun / Southern Restaurants in New Orleans

Popular restaurants in New Orleans

Browse some of the most booked restaurants in New Orleans

Vessel NOLA
(250)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Mid-City / City Park
Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar
(187)
$$$$
Contemporary Southern | Mid-City / City Park
Cafe Minh
(147)
$$$$
Vietnamese | Mid-City / City Park
Zasu
(89)
$$$$
American | Mid-City / City Park
Revel Cafe and Bar
(36)
$$$$
American | Mid-City / City Park
View all New Orleans restaurants

92 New Orleans Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

We took a look at our data to select the restaurants that are perfect for your Valentine's Day celebrations this year.
View all

92 New Orleans Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Treat your taste buds: Explore New Orleans restaurants.

Earn Free Meals Faster with Bonus Points

New Orleans's most booked Bonus Point tables
Josephine EstelleJosephine Estelle
1084 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary Italian | Central Business District, New Orleans

Everything was delicious and the service was great. Great atmosphere. More

OpenTable Diner -
The SteakhouseThe Steakhouse
1199 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Central Business District, New Orleans

Service was excellent , food very good. Baked potato best I’ve had in years! More

OpenTable Diner -
SeaworthySeaworthy
641 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Central Business District, New Orleans

Cool bar downstairs perfect for delish cocktails before dinner in the cozy “I want to live here” upstairs dining room. Excellent oysters, loved the pork belly, ceviche and shrimp with “cauliflower grits”. Highly recommend. More

OpenTable Diner -
BaliseBalise
466 reviews
$$$$
French | Central Business District, New Orleans

Loved it! Service could’ve been quicker. More

OpenTable Diner -
TrinityTrinity
661 reviews
$$$$
Creole / Cajun / Southern | French Quarter, New Orleans

We had a quiet dinner on a Friday night. Sat at the beautiful stone counter and watched the cooks at work. They made us amazing grilled Louisiana oysters and a blackened fish that was to die for. More

OpenTable Diner -

Specials at top restaurants in New Orleans

Enjoy great restaurant specials, set menus, and more
BriquetteBriquette
451 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Warehouse District, New Orleans

Excellent atmosphere, service and food! I got the BBQ shrimp po boy with fried green tomatoes and a side of rosemary fries, and everything was on point. More

OpenTable Diner -
AvoAvo
757 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Uptown, New Orleans

We had a phenomenal experience. Excellent pasta, excellent atmosphere, truly incredible service. More

OpenTable Diner -
BrasaBrasa
328 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Metairie, New Orleans

Awesome food, awesome service! Definitely coming back! More

OpenTable Diner -
Rizzuto's Ristorante & Chop HouseRizzuto's Ristorante & Chop House
257 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Lakeview/Gentilly, New Orleans

The staff was extremely punctual and friendly. The food was out of this world good. More

OpenTable Diner -
WayfareWayfare
104 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Uptown, New Orleans

Food was great, drinks were strong and great! More

OpenTable Diner -

Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

New Orleans's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Sofia New Orleans1. Sofia New Orleans
28 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Warehouse District, New Orleans

Absolutely amazing in all respects. Wow. More

OpenTable Diner -
Gyu-Kaku - New Orleans2. Gyu-Kaku - New Orleans
30 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Warehouse District, New Orleans

Awesome place, for couples or families....great food, awesome service and a really fun evening. More

OpenTable Diner -
Bistro Daisy3. Bistro Daisy
529 reviews
$$$$
American | Uptown, New Orleans

They simply did everything to the "T". Well trained on the floor, and proud to serve what was placed on the table. More

OpenTable Diner -
Cristiano Ristorante4. Cristiano Ristorante
346 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Houma, Houma

What a great restaurant! A hidden gem and worth every penny. Our waiter, Ethan, was outstanding - knowledgeable and friendly. The cocktails, food and ambience were all great. We had the red rose margarita, fried green tomatoes, chicken penne dish and a gnocchi special and everything was really good. One of the best Italian restaurants either of us had ever been to. So good, we went back the next night! More

OpenTable Diner -
Keith Young's Steakhouse5. Keith Young's Steakhouse
530 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Madisonville, Northshore

Best to make reservations that way you are guaranteed not to wait for a table. Great ambience and service. Food was delicious and a good value for what you get. Would highly recommend. More

OpenTable Diner -

New to OpenTable

New Orleans restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
English Turn Country ClubEnglish Turn Country Club
$$$$
American | West Bank, New Orleans

We offer uniquely blended elegance and intimacy throughout the entire clubhouse, ballrooms, and garden room. Our professional staff is dedicated to pleasing you and your guests.

Whether you are planning a night out with the family, a celebratory event or a company meeting, English Turn Country Club features multiple room settings each uniquely tailored for your special event.

English Turn’s country club offers three unique dining spaces with services for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our Pelican Grill and Member’s Grill offers breakfast service on Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 11am. Lunch service begins at 11am in both grills Tuesday through Sunday.

Our main dining room, with its picturesque views of the gold course, provides nightly dining services on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings.

We invite you to follow our Facebook page for nightly dinner menus. More

Gyu-Kaku - New OrleansGyu-Kaku - New Orleans
$$$$
Japanese | Warehouse District, New Orleans

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Warehouse District is the ideal spot for an amazing experience in New Orleans!

Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats!

Enjoy an ice cold beer as you grill your own meat. Happy Hours offer the best deals on food and drinks, so be sure to wind down and get the night started right with us.More

JustineJustine
$$$$
French | French Quarter, New Orleans

Justin & Mia Devillier, owners and operators of La Petite Grocery & Balise Tavern, introduce their 3rd restaurant, Justine. Combining the sophistication of Parisian brasseries with the playfulness of the South’s most lively district, New Orleans’ French Quarter, Justine will begin with dinner service & add lunch service in mid-February. True to the heart of French brasserie culture, the bustling, multi-roomed restaurant offers a versatile space to be enjoyed by all, whether it’s for a weekday lunch, afternoon glass of wine, or celebratory dinner. The kitchen is led by Chef & Owner Justin Devillier & Executive Chef Daniel Causgrove. The menu will showcase classic French technique: Soupe à l'Oignon Gratinée blistered & bubbly, with gruyere & ementhaller; Raclette melts a blanket of cheese over potatoes, Parisian ham & cornichons. Justine's many beef offerings pay homage to the French boucherie, honored by the large marquee over the kitchen that once hung over a Parisian butcher shop. More

One Thirteen RestaurantOne Thirteen Restaurant
$$$$
American | Hammond, New Orleans

One thirteen restaurant seeks to enliven the senses
through an inspired mid-century modern setting, graceful service and New American cuisine that simply tastes delicious
we sought to keep the unique design of its architect John Desmond
while expanding into a place of relaxation, enjoyment and excitement for each of our guests. Here’s hoping to see you soon!More

Discover New Orleans

French, Spanish and Creole influences evolved New Orleans cuisine into a genre all its own. Combine Gulf coast seafood, a butter-based sauce and Cajun spices, and you’re looking at a classic Nola dish. Take the famed crawfish boil, for instance, which locals advise is best eaten as a family. In the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, the restaurant industry banded together to support their city in the wake of serious devastation. New restaurants began opening their doors, and today you’ll find a wealth of cuisines that span the classics to modern reinventions to everything in between.