New Orleans Eater 38
Cafe Reconcile is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

1. Cafe Reconcile

8.4
1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA
American Restaurant · Central City - Garden · 21 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Even if it wasn’t a successful job training program for at-risk kids, the food here would still be incredibly delicious, old-school New Orleans soul food. [Eater 38 Member]

Ba Mien Family Restaurant is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

2. Ba Mien Family Restaurant

7.9
13235 Chef Menteur Hwy (Michoud Blvd), New Orleans, LA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 5 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Located in an unassuming strip mall in the center of a vibrant Vietnamese community in New Orleans East, Ba Mien features dishes from Northern, Central and Southern Vietnam. [Eater 38 Member]

Sylvain is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

3. Sylvain

9.1
625 Chartres St (at Wilkinson St.), New Orleans, LA
Gastropub · French Quarter · 126 tips and reviews

EaterEater: New American, gastropub-style restaurant in the Quarter helmed by Chef Alex Harrell. Widely acclaimed as a very high-end restaurant at a price point that’s high but not terrifying. [Eater 38 Member]

Boucherie is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

4. Boucherie

9.2
8115 Jeannette St, New Orleans, LA
American Restaurant · Uptown - Carrollton · 71 tips and reviews

EaterEater: It’s also worth tracking down Boucherie’s food truck, The Que Crawl. [Eater 38 Member]

Three Muses is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

5. Three Muses

9.2
536 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA
Cocktail Bar · Marigny · 143 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The focus here is on the music as much as the food—both are great—making it a quintessential New Orleans experience. [Eater 38 Member]

Parkway Bakery & Tavern is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

6. Parkway Bakery & Tavern

9.5
538 Hagan Ave (at Toulouse St), New Orleans, LA
Sandwich Place · Bayou St. John · 151 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Obama endorsed. [Eater 38 Member]

The Joint is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

7. The Joint

9.4
701 Mazant St (at Royal), New Orleans, LA
BBQ Joint · Bywater · 93 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Zagat loves it, Saints players love it, you should love it, too. [Eater 38 Member]

Willie Mae's Scotch House is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

8. Willie Mae's Scotch House

8.7
2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 120 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Amazing fried chicken, often called the best in town. The food and atmosphere are quintessential New Orleans, among the best you’ll find in town. [Eater 38 Member]

Pizza Delicious is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

9. Pizza Delicious

9.1
617 Piety St (btwn Royal & Chartres St), New Orleans, LA
Pizza Place · Bywater · 69 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This pizza pop-up in the Bywater is pick-up only on those couple days a week it’s open, but despite that it’s already established itself as one of the best pizzas in town. [Eater 38 Member]

St. James Cheese Company is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

10. St. James Cheese Company

9.2
5004 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA
Cheese Shop · Uptown · 46 tips and reviews

EaterEater: It closes at 6 during the week, but is open until 8 Friday & Saturday nights, making it a good spot for an early dinner (read: date night) before catching a movie at the Prytania. [Eater 38 Member]

Crescent Pie & Sausage Company is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

11. Crescent Pie & Sausage Company

4400 Banks St (S. Alexander St.), New Orleans, LA
Pizza Place · Mid-City · 31 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The best (or at least most whimsical) dish? “A Link,” which is one link of sausage, whatever the chef feels like sending your way. [Eater 38 Member]

Cochon Butcher is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

12. Cochon Butcher

9.6
930 Tchoupitoulas St (at Andrew Higgins St), New Orleans, LA
Sandwich Place · Lower Garden District · 484 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Cochon Butcher isn't just a fantastic butcher shop and deli hiding behind the famed Cochon - it's home to crazy good small plates, a decent bar, and the best sandwiches in town. [Eater 38 Member]

Mimi's in the Marigny is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

13. Mimi's in the Marigny

9.1
2601 Royal St (at Franklin Ave), New Orleans, LA
Tapas Restaurant · Bywater · 68 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Get there early & enjoy your food in a relatively quiet & peaceful bar setting, or get there late, dance your ass off, & feed your soul. Get the patatas bravas & thank us later. [Eater 38 Member]

Domilise's Po-Boys is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

14. Domilise's Po-Boys

9.0
5240 Annunciation St (at Bellecastle St.), New Orleans, LA
Sandwich Place · Uptown - Carrollton · 43 tips and reviews

EaterEater: It’s impossible to say any shop has the best po’ boys, but they make a strong claim to that title here. They’re expensive for po’ boys, but they’re large and worth every penny. [Eater 38 Member]

Lola's is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

15. Lola's

8.6
3312 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA
Spanish Restaurant · Bayou St. John · 25 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Best Spanish food in town, but watch out for the bread: It’s not free, even though the servers will just keep bringing it as if it was on the house. [Eater 38 Member]

Dooky Chase Restaurant is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

16. Dooky Chase Restaurant

8.7
2301 Orleans Ave (at N Miro St), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 51 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The fried chicken rivals that at nearby Willie Mae’s, and the fried catfish will be some of the best you’ve ever had. [Eater 38 Member]

Juan's Flying Burrito is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

17. Juan's Flying Burrito

9.0
2018 Magazine St (at Saint Andrew), New Orleans, LA
Mexican Restaurant · Lower Garden District · 103 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Combining all sorts of flavors and ingredients into normal Mexican dishes like tacos and quesadillas, Juan’s also offers regular happy hour specials on margs and mojitos. [Eater 38 Member]

Ancora Pizzeria is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

18. Ancora Pizzeria

8.0
4508 Freret St (Jena At), New Orleans, LA
Pizza Place · Freret · 23 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Ancora is the only true Neapolitan pizzeria in town. It's part of the ever-expanding restaurant empire of chef Adolfo Garcia. [Eater 38 Member]

The Company Burger is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

19. The Company Burger

9.3
4600 Freret St. (at Cadiz St.), New Orleans, LA
Burger Joint · Freret · 77 tips and reviews

EaterEater: It doesn't hurt that chef/owner Adam Biderman opened the shop after a stint at Atlanta spot Holeman & Finch. He was responsible for the uber-famous burger there. [Eater 38 Member]

Satsuma is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

20. Satsuma

8.7
3218 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA
Coffee Shop · Bywater · 60 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Ridiculous selection of fresh-squeezed juices. [Eater 38 Member]

Maurepas Foods is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

21. Maurepas Foods

3200 Burgundy St (at Louisa), New Orleans, LA
Gastropub · Bywater · 56 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Maurepas Foods does quality fine dining food w/o any of the fuss or price. Like Dante's Kitchen, the focus is very much on the freshness of the ingredients, especially the veggies. [Eater 38 Member]

Bacchanal Wine is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

22. Bacchanal Wine

9.6
600 Poland Ave (at Chartres St.), New Orleans, LA
Wine Bar · Bywater · 118 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Known for its al fresco dining ala Bywater with live music, skeeters, and a slew of rickety furniture, Bacchanal offers a seasonal menu of exquisite small plates on the cheap. [Eater 38 Member]

Toups Meatery is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

23. Toups Meatery

8.9
Carrollton (Dumaine), New Orleans, LA
American Restaurant · City Park · 35 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A meat-centric spot chef Isaac Toups and his wife Amanda. House-cured meat and house-made sausages (plus other non-meat options). Oh, and they have insanely good Doberge cake. [Eater 38 Member]

Banana Blossom is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

24. Banana Blossom

8.5
Belle Chasse Hwy (Wall Blvd), Terrytown, LA
Thai Restaurant · 14 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Known for being pretty good and inexpensive, the roti, spicy clams, and various seafood dishes have gained many a fan since the cafe opened in 2009. [Eater 38 Member]

High Hat is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

25. High Hat

9.0
4510 Freret St (Jena), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Freret · 44 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The Deep South-inspired casual eatery blends New Orleans classics with Delta-inspired dishes. Think cornhusk tamales, pimento cheese plates and fried catfish with hushpuppies. [Eater 38 Member]

Ye Olde College Inn is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

26. Ye Olde College Inn

8.0
3000 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Uptown - Carrollton · 19 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Chef Brad McGeehee, who doesn't just source locally, but in-house, creates daily specials showcasing produce (and eggs) from the restaurant's own farm. [Eater 38 Member]

Carmo is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

27. Carmo

9.0
527 Julia St (btwn Camp & Magazine), New Orleans, LA
South American Restaurant · Central Business District · 54 tips and reviews

EaterEater: West Africa meets Europe, Asia, and the Tropics at this cafe in the Warehouse District, offering a range of non gut-busting dishes. [Eater 38 Member]

28. Tan Dinh

8.1
1705 Lafayette St, Gretna, LA
Vietnamese Restaurant · 33 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The pho and banh mi here are excellent, but regulars know that the house specialties (the goat curry) are where it's at. If you love calamari, their fried squid is on point. [Eater 38 Member]

29. Boswell's Jamacian Grill

8.1
3521 Tulane Ave (S. Jeff Davis Pkwy), New Orleans, LA
Caribbean Restaurant · Mid-City · 9 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The restaurant itself is not much to look at, but the service is friendly and the "patty" pies are great too. Avoid the lunch buffet, and just order off the menu. [Eater 38 Member]

30. Liuzza's Restaurant & Bar

8.5
3636 Bienville St (btwn N. Telemachus & N. Genois), New Orleans, LA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Mid-City · 28 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This classic family-owned, neighborhood haunt serves giant frozen mugs of soda and beer, huge helpings of red beans and rice, pasta, fried seafood, and a killer shrimp remoulade. [Eater 38 Member]

31. Maïs Arepas

9.3
1200 Carondelet St (Clio st.), New Orleans, LA
South American Restaurant · Central City - Garden · 22 tips and reviews

EaterEater: For a taste of authentic Columbian comfort food, arepas in particular, head to this eatery from former-Baru partner David Mantilla. There is nowhere else in town quite like it. [Eater 38 Member]

32. Mariza

8.8
2900 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA
Italian Restaurant · Bywater · 19 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This casual, yet refined Italian restaurant in the Bywater, serves pizzas, pastas, and raw bar offerings that won't break the bank, but are certain to impress. [Eater 38 Member]

Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

33. Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine

7.8
923 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA
Indian Restaurant · 12 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Decent Indian food is hard to find in New Orleans, but this Old Metairie staple does it better than most, with slightly steep prices. The lunch buffet is the best bet at $10. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Stein's Market & Deli is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

34. Stein's Market & Deli

9.3
2207 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA
Deli / Bodega · Irish Channel · 78 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Not everybody coming to New Orleans is seeking out a Jewish & Italian deli, but at Stein's you'll find some of the best sandwiches in town, along with a mind blowing beer selection. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Noodle &  Pie is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

35. Noodle & Pie

7.8
741 State St (Magazine and State), New Orleans, LA
Noodle House · Uptown - Carrollton · 22 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Finally, a place where you can get decent ramen and pie for dessert. They have tons of amazing Japanese-inspired small plates, craft cocktails, and housemade shrub sodas. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

MoPho is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

36. MoPho

8.7
514 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA
Vietnamese Restaurant · City Park · 29 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Saturday pig roasts, an awesome bar list of boozy boba teas, live music, & happy hour specials means an experience that can range from banh mi & beer to an epic 5-course tasting menu.[Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Lil Dizzy's Cafe is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

37. Lil Dizzy's Cafe

8.6
1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Seventh Ward · 36 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This Seventh Ward restaurant was featured extensively in HBO’s “Treme,” and it's perfect for a Creole or soul food lunch from the lunch buffet. Call for hours. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

The Delachaise is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

38. The Delachaise

9.1
3442 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA
Winery · Touro · 49 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Though it’s primarily a wine bar, The Delachaise has small plates and snacks that are filling enough to have for dinner, and perfect for snacking on with friends, inside or outside. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.