Commander's Family of Restaurants

Commander's Palace

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, Cajun / Creole Restaurant, and American Restaurant
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
Hours:
Open until 9:30 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:30 AM–2:00 PM
    • 6:30 PM–9:30 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:30 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:30 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

From your first sip of a Sazerac to your last crumb of bread pudding soufflé, we hope you are pampered and delighted...and go ahead be a little bad...that’s what living in New Orleans is all about.

9.2/10

Based on 546 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Epicurious
    "House specialties: turtle soup au sherry and bread pudding soufflé."(17 Tips)
    Chad T.
    "Go for lunch 25 cent martinis!!!! Oh and get the turtle soup!!!"(30 Tips)
    Gloria C.
    "go here for the jazz brunch, turtle soup & bread pudding souffle"(7 Tips)
    Marisa E.
    "Turtle soup and both gumbos were amazing, as was the foie gras."(12 Tips)
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  • turtle soup
  • cent martinis
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  • wine
  • pork belly
  • desserts
  • oysters
  • tasting menu
  • foie gras
  • gardens
  • romantic
  • strawberry shortcake
  • grits
  • creme brûlée
  • crawfish
  • Antonello L.

    Their soufflé, gumbo and seafood are definitely worth the short ride from the French Quarter. Better reserve ahead of time. If price is an issue, try it for lunch.

    Antonello Loddo · 2 days ago
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  • Alison P.

    Jazz brunch is amazing!

    Alison Pruett · 2 weeks ago
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  • Ben K.

    Might be a tourist trap but the food is delicious. Get the turtle soup and any creole entree. Bananas foster and chicory coffee for dessert. Head through the kitchen to check out the garden out back.

    Ben Kessler (@kessler) · 2 weeks ago
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  • Brandi B.

    Amazing... The chef taste menu is absolutely delicious. Add the wine pairing for the most memorable meal of your life

    Brandi Bruce · 3 weeks ago
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  • Amanda S.

    Excellent service. Eating here was an experience. Go for lunch but adhere to the dress code. 25 cent martinis were a hit!

    Amanda Scheerbaum · 3 weeks ago
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  • TripExpert

    "Chef Tory McPhail...blends varied local influences in dishes like pan-seared Gulf fish with Louisiana citrus... and an earthy seared duck breast with Cajun dirty rice..." -concierge.com on TripExpert Read more

    TripExpert · May 28
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  • Kathryn I.

    Without a doubt, Commander's is the best in New Orleans.

    Kathryn I · May 28
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  • Sara T.

    An amazing, classic southern dining experience. The service is impeccable and that bread pudding soufflé is killer! And don't miss the $.025 martinis!

    Sara T. · May 14
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  • Josh B.

    Don't just get seduced by the cheap martinis. They have a great wine list!

    Josh Berkowitz · May 14
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  • Kelly W.

    Get the turtle soup and bread pudding soufflé!!!

    Kelly Wong · May 2
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  • Lorenzo L.

    Disappointing on all levels. Service was rushed and unfriendly. Food not at a level I expect from a restaurant of such pedigree. When you ask your guests to dress for elegance, you should deliver it.

    Lorenzo Linarducci · April 21
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  • Cathy Z.

    Their bread pudding soufflé will ruin you for any other dessert forever

    Cathy Zhang · April 9
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  • P B.

    The praline Parfait is my new favourite dessert

    P B · March 24
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  • Paula M.

    The best meal and service I've ever had! Coat and tie a must.

    Paula Maddox · March 18
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  • James G.

    Delicious, try the pecan crusted fish and the turtle soup! For dessert, the pecan pie is fan-freaking-tastic.

    James Guarascio · March 8
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  • P B.

    If you want to treat yourself in NOLA then this is the place to go

    P B · March 7
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  • Tina J.

    the wait staff is SO attentive and nice. you will never hD an empty glass of water. beautifully decorated indoors. ask for a walking tour map for after!

    Tina Jain · February 28
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  • Theron E.

    Amazing place!

    Theron Everage · February 26
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  • Three Jane

    If you don't finish your meal, you get a purse.

    Three Jane · February 21
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  • David E.

    24 oz Rib eye, the gumbo was outstanding, as was the bread pudding (20 min. Waiting time)

    David Ebert · February 20
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  • Jo L.

    Gumbo, red fish

    Jo Laf · February 20
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  • Gabriel H.

    Collared shirt required

    Gabriel Hayes · February 20
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  • Chasing N.

    Beautiful atmosphere, yummy food. The Strawberry Cheesecake is worth the 20 minute wait!

    Chasing Nations · February 18
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  • kevin k.

    $0.25 martinis at lunch!

    kevin kiernan · February 10
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  • Carol R.

    Wasn't a big fan of the brunch but the Bread Pudding was very yummy!

    Carol Rose · February 5
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  • Jeremy F.

    Surprisingly good food ($.25 martinis, turtle soup, gumbo, Oyster Gratinée, Creole Cochon de Lait “Cassoulet,” duckfat potatoes), but go to Galatoire's for atmosphere

    Jeremy Fisher · January 21
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  • Bonnie R.

    Turtle soup!

    Bonnie R · January 12
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  • Bonnie R.

    Everything!! Today my v favorite was the fig & duck pancake.

    Bonnie R · January 11
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  • Germán S.

    Sunday brunch

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  • Dom W.

    Make sure you where a collared shirt...bread pudding was amazing...old school and traditional

    Dom Wong · January 4
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  • Sandra

    Great bloody marys and jazz brunch!

    Sandra · January 2
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  • Rob H.

    Gumbo was the best I've had. And Hannah took care of us in the libations department

    Rob H · December 31, 2014
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  • Rain M.

    Try the Pork Shoulder And Creme Brûlée !

    Rain Man · December 29, 2014
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  • Ricel A.

    Order Duck Confit Creole, Chicory Coffee Lacquered Quail, and Creole Bread Pudding Souffle! Don't forget the 25cents martinis & make sure you have reservations! Wonderful culinary surprise!

    Ricel Almadovar · December 24, 2014
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  • Christin "X1" L.

    Everything was impeccable and delicious.

    Christin "X1" L · December 12, 2014
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  • Yukie T.

    Fine Dining option

    Yukie Takabatake · December 6, 2014
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  • Alex C.

    Turtle soup and creme brûlée are great!

    Alex Companioni · November 29, 2014
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  • Rogelio F.

    The bread pudding is absolutely incredible.

    Rogelio Fernández · November 29, 2014
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  • Kelsey A.

    Incredible service. Try the turtle soup, the all of our entrees were fantastic, drink an Evening in Barbados and have Creme Brûlée or the Bread Pudding Soufflé for dessert.

    Kelsey Anderson · November 29, 2014
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  • The B.

    Really@good food. Get the turducken Quail.

    The Bull · November 25, 2014
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  • Katie Q.

    Everything.

    Katie Quilty · November 23, 2014
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  • Alana C.

    Favorite restaurant of all time!

    Alana Cadiz · November 17, 2014
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  • Beth & James A.

    Bread pudding soufflé and the seafood tamale...

    Beth & James Adams · November 10, 2014
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  • Adam S.

    So fancy, they put out black napkins if you wear dark clothing. Don't miss jazz brunch and the bread pudding souffle, soft as a cloud.

    Adam S. · November 8, 2014
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  • Kris

    Tasting menu is a must

    Kris · October 28, 2014
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  • Cynthia M.

    Best wine selection I've ever seen. Wow.

    Cynthia Marshall · October 22, 2014
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  • Mike L.

    The service is top notch and the food is outstanding. Highly, highly recommend this restaurant.

    Mike L · October 18, 2014
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  • DJ H.

    Absolutely outstanding. They take shrimp & grits to a new level.

    DJ Harreld · October 16, 2014
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  • Winnie N.

    Swan doggy bags!

    Winnie Ng · October 15, 2014
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  • Yurij B.

    The less rich 3-courser was perfect. Pumpkin Seed Goat Cheese soup followed by the Pickled Lobster & Avocado Salad and finished by the delightfully refreshing Margarita Mint Sorbet. Just. The. Best.

    Yurij Bryndzia · October 11, 2014
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