High Hat is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

1. High Hat

9.1
4510 Freret St (Jena), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Freret · 50 tips and reviews

Chefs FeedChefs Feed: This perfectly fried, fresh pond-raised catfish has a crisp breading and a great choice of sides. Take your pick from southern-style corn bread, okra and tomatoes, or smoky peas—just to name a few. Read more.

Jenn C.Jenn Christ: High Hat bug

Miliss M.Miliss M: Tamales are delish!!!

Ralph's On The Park is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

2. Ralph's On The Park

8.8
900 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · City Park · 25 tips and reviews

Jennifer P.Jennifer Pomrenke: Awesome views of city park. Great Happy Hour. Don't pass up the oysters and tuna tartar on appetizer menu.

Gambit New OrleansGambit New Orleans: Crazy for crabmeat? Crab is made into a Napoleon with couscous, roasted corn and salsa verde - "Gambit's Five in 5" Read more.

Bon BonBon Bon: Great Times

Joey K's is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

3. Joey K's

8.6
3001 Magazine St (Seventh St.), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Irish Channel · 52 tips and reviews

Erica U.Erica Uli: The eggplant Napoleon appetizer is HUGE and delicious! 3 large eggplant medallions and PLENTY of fried shrimp. Crispy, not greasy. Crawfish cream sauce is as amazing as it sounds!

Mickey H.Mickey Hughes: The chicken friend steak on thursdays is the shit!

Anna W.Anna White: Don't eat for like a week before coming here, you're going to need the room

Kenton's is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

4. Kenton's

8.6
5757 Magazine St. Suite A (Nashville), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Audubon · 5 tips and reviews

Jeff H.Jeff Hinson: The perfect Manhattan. Oyster bar with Murder Point Oysters. A stunning, romantic restaurant. Sure to be a new neighborhood favorite.

JayJay: The menu is somewhat limited. So you may want to check it out before you go.

John O.John Olson: oysters, cocktails, dinner dessert. 😋

Commander's Palace is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

5. Commander's Palace

9.2
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Garden District · 287 tips and reviews

Colby S.Colby Smith: Eating here was near the top of my bucket list and it did not disappoint. Splurge and get the chef's table. The restaurant itself is almost as beautiful as the food. Easily the best meal of my life.

Food NetworkFood Network: Ignore anyone who says not to spoil your appetite on the bread basket: The free buttery garlic bread at Commander’s Palace is absolutely justifiable. Via CityEats.com Read more.

Rusty P.Rusty Prochnow: The bread pudding is outstanding.

Dooky Chase Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

6. Dooky Chase Restaurant

8.7
2301 Orleans Ave (at N Miro St), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 58 tips and reviews

Todd B.Todd BBQ: Wow Shrimp and Lima beans are superb fried chicken and fish are delicate and tasty and the peach cobbler worth the trip

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Andrew Zimmern made a stop at this legendary eatery, where he sampled Creole cooking tips from the Queen of Creole cooking, Leah Chase.

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]

Elizabeth's is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

7. Elizabeth's

8.9
601 Gallier St, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Bywater · 168 tips and reviews

David B.David Blackman: Everything was great. Standouts included callas (rice doughnuts), boudin balls (sausage balls) and sweet potato duck hash on a corn waffle.

MelMel: Breakfast tacos are DELICIOUS! They are so good they will get you pregnant. And your food baby will want more breakfast tacos. Ask for extra napkins.

Abby R.Abby Roc: all i can say is praline bacon.

The Camellia Grill is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

8. The Camellia Grill

8.9
626 S Carrollton Ave (btwn St Charles Ave. & Hampson St.), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Uptown - Carrollton · 120 tips and reviews

Ben K.Ben Kessler (@kessler): Great old school greasy spoon dinner with incredible staff. Order eggs and don't miss the waffle. Make sure to ask for the pour butter and syrup.

Mary Mitchell H.Mary Mitchell Henry: Make sure to knuckle punch the dudes workin there!!

Dave C.Dave Cariello: A New Orleans landmark. Everyone loves the freeze's.

Willie Mae's Scotch House is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

9. Willie Mae's Scotch House

8.8
2401 Saint Ann St (Tonti Street), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Treme - Lafitte · 150 tips and reviews

Connie C.Connie Chiu: One of the best fried chicken I've ever had. Crispy crispy skin with juicy meat. Fried okra and green peas are surprisingly good sides.

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Andrew Zimmern visited the Treme neighborhood where residents are still rebuilding after the damage left by hurricane Katrina. This special place is going strong, serving their famous fried chicken.

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]

Lil Dizzy's Cafe is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

10. Lil Dizzy's Cafe

8.3
1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Seventh Ward · 37 tips and reviews

KeyshKeysh: If you want a real NOLA experience....this place feels like home. Everything is great. Try the Trout with Mac n Cheese. Love the sassy waitresses.

mark m.mark mayhew: had breakfast here and learned from a waitress that HBO's 'Treme' filmed a scene here ;) Read more.

EaterEater: Featured extensively in HBO’s “Treme,” Lil’ Dizzy’s is perfect for a creole or soul food lunch from the lunch buffet. Call for hours. [Eater 38 Member]

Liuzza's By The Track is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

11. Liuzza's By The Track

8.7
1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Fairgrounds · 35 tips and reviews

Ken B.Ken Bosma: The special was crawfish etouffee -- and was excellent. My wife had 1/2 Oyster Po'boy and gumbo. And for dessert--bread pudding. Wow.

 ℋumorous ℋumorous: This is where Goodman's Treme character Creighton Bernette ate his last meal-Bowl of Gumbo, BBQ Shrimp Po Boy & Abita Amber.

Bob B.Bob Bolin: as a local, I think this is the best gumbo in the city...but i'm ready to be proved wrong though ;)

Eat New Orleans is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

12. Eat New Orleans

8.7
900 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · French Quarter · 99 tips and reviews

e b.e beckham: Wonderful brunch menu! Try the eggs dumaine - ham, poached egg, & hollandaise served on a fried green tomato.

Patrick M.Patrick McGunagle: An amazing neighborhood gem!

Paul G.Paul Gilea: Crawfish Pie!

Ye Olde College Inn is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

13. Ye Olde College Inn

8.2
3000 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Uptown - Carrollton · 19 tips and reviews

Aron H.Aron Hegyi: Had shrimp and grits at their airport location. Great quality grits, and good flavor from the chargrilled shrimp. I believe they source directly from their own farm.

Abby B.Abby Buchmeyer: The Fried Bread Pudding is absolutely fantastic.

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]

Manchu Food Store is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

14. Manchu Food Store

8.4
1413 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Seventh Ward · 14 tips and reviews

Charita B.Charita Batiste: Combination Rice and Wings! Can't go wrong.

Waverly H.Waverly Humphrey: You ain't ready! Hands down! The best f*#@kin chicken wings. Can't stop thinking of them.

Nicho T.Nicho Tusa: Best chicken wings in the city

Majoria's Commerce Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in New Orleans.

15. Majoria's Commerce Restaurant

7.8
300 Camp St (gravier), New Orleans, LA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Business District · 7 tips and reviews

Michele T.Michele Tilley: If they have the shrimp po boy special, get it. Very yummy. And it's huge, so you can split it.

MarieClaude B.MarieClaude Belley: look weird, taste AWESOME! their biscuits are reallllly good. That perfect look of a restaurant fixed in time

Daniel S.Daniel Shi: Really friendly service.