Cafe Reconcile is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

1. Cafe Reconcile

8.4
American Restaurant · Central City · 1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA

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

7.7
Vietnamese Restaurant · 13235 Chef Menteur Hwy (Michoud Blvd), New Orleans, LA

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
Gastropub · French Quarter · 625 Chartres St (at Wilkinson St.), New Orleans, LA

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
American Restaurant · Uptown - Carrollton · 8115 Jeannette St, New Orleans, LA

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

9.3
Cocktail Bar · Marigny · 536 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA

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

9.4
Sandwich Place · Bayou St. John · 538 Hagan Ave (at Toulouse St), New Orleans, LA

EaterEater: Obama endorsed. [Eater 38 Member]

The Joint is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

7. The Joint

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

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

8.5
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 2401 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA

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

8.9
Pizza Place · Bywater · 617 Piety St (btwn Royal & Chartres St), New Orleans, LA

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

9.3
Cheese Shop · Uptown · 5004 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA

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

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

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
Sandwich Place · Lower Garden District · 930 Tchoupitoulas St (at Andrew Higgins St), New Orleans, LA

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
Tapas Restaurant · Bywater · 2601 Royal St (at Franklin Ave), New Orleans, LA

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

9.2
Sandwich Place · Uptown - Carrollton · 5240 Annunciation St (at Bellecastle St.), New Orleans, LA

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

8.5
Spanish Restaurant · Bayou St. John · 3312 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA

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

8.8
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 2301 Orleans Ave (at N Miro St), New Orleans, LA

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

9.1
Mexican Restaurant · Lower Garden District · 2018 Magazine St (at Saint Andrew), New Orleans, LA

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

8.4
Pizza Place · Freret · 4508 Freret St (Jena At), New Orleans, LA

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

9.2
Burger Joint · Freret · 4600 Freret St. (at Cadiz St.), New Orleans, LA

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

8.6
Coffee Shop · Bywater · 3218 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA

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

Maurepas Foods is one of New Orleans Eater 38.

21. Maurepas Foods

8.6
Gastropub · Bywater · 3200 Burgundy St (at Louisa), New Orleans, LA

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
Wine Bar · Bywater · 600 Poland Ave (at Chartres St.), New Orleans, LA

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

8.8
American Restaurant · City Park · Carrollton (Dumaine), New Orleans, LA

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

7.8
Thai Restaurant · Belle Chasse Hwy (Wall Blvd), Terrytown, LA

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

8.8
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Freret · 4510 Freret St (Jena), New Orleans, LA

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

7.7
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Uptown - Carrollton · 3000 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA

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

8.9
South American Restaurant · Central Business District · 527 Julia St (btwn Camp & Magazine), New Orleans, LA

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

7.7
Vietnamese Restaurant · 1705 Lafayette St, Gretna, LA

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

7.4
Caribbean Restaurant · Mid-City · 3521 Tulane Ave (S. Jeff Davis Pkwy), New Orleans, LA

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

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

9.1
South American Restaurant · Central City · 1200 Carondelet St (Clio st.), New Orleans, LA

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

9.2
Italian Restaurant · Bywater · 2900 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA

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

7.2
Indian Restaurant · 923 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA

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

9.4
Deli / Bodega · Irish Channel · 2207 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA

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

8.2
Noodle House · Uptown - Carrollton · 741 State St (Magazine and State), New Orleans, LA

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

8.9
Vietnamese Restaurant · City Park · 514 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA

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

8.1
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Seventh Ward · 1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA

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

9.0
Winery · Touro · 3442 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA

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.