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  • Fried Potato Salad
    potato salad, crusted in crispy seasoned Leidenheimer bread crumbs, deep-fried & garnished w/ horseradish cream, contains bacon
  • Oysters Rockefeller Sandwich (Po-Boy)
    crispy fried Gulf oysters topped w/ creamy Rockefeller sauce & Parmesan Romano; looks good
4.5 out of 5
270 ratings
since 2012; husband-and-wife team who turned a prank to reality
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Brigtsen's Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Brigtsen's RestaurantSee Brigtsen's Restaurant Video ($$$)
(280 ratings)

723 Dante St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 861-7610
brigtsens.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sugar Rush"
4.5 out of 5
280 ratings
Other Recipes: Baked Oysters w/ Mushrooms, Garlic Bread Crumbs & Romano Cheese | Broiled Fish w/ Shrimp & Jalapeno-smoked Corn Beurre Blanc
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Cochon Butcher: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cochon ButcherSee Cochon Butcher Video ($$)
(3393 ratings)

930 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 588-7675
www.cochonbutcher.com
  • Boudin Sausage
    meat is pre-cooked prior to put into casing; how to eat: squeeze meat into mouth w/o eating casing
4.5 out of 5
3393 ratings
est. 2009; butcher shop, a sandwich counter & a wine bar inspired by old-world meat market
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Commander's Palace: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Commander's PalaceSee Commander's Palace Video ($$$)
(4201 ratings)

1403 Washington Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 899-8221
www.commanderspalace.com
  • Gumbo
    recipe changes slightly depending on what is fresh and local for that day; looks good
  • Creole Bread Pudding Souffle
    rich bread pudding whipped into a light fluffy souffle w/ whiskey sauce; looks good
  • Louisiana Blue Crab Lasagna
    seasonal; mushroom-spinach-caramelized onions-ricotta lasagna topped w/ deep-fried soft-shell crab & crab-based hollandaise sauce; looks good
  • Shrimp and Tasso Henican
    a signature dish; wild Louisiana white shrimp stuffed w/ spicy Cajun ham tossed in Crystal hot sauce w/ pickled okra & five pepper jelly; looks good
4.5 out of 5
4201 ratings
#7 (America's Best: American Classics); opened in 1880; before Hurricane Katrina, it was the longest continually operating restaurant in U.S...closed for 13 months for restoration; restaurant in turquoise and white Victorian in The Garden District
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Creole Creamery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Creole CreamerySee Creole Creamery Video ($)
(768 ratings)

4924 Prytania St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 894-8680
www.creolecreamery.com
  • Blueberry Mojito Sorbet
    for adults only (has rum); available only in summertime
  • Frozen Cappuccino
  • Nectar Soda
    fountain drink of almond & vanilla dyed in pink (for color)
  • Sky Scraper
    hot fudge, vanilla ice cream, more hot fudge, chocolate sauce, caramel, crushed Oreos, cookies & cream ice cream, fudge & more Oreos served in tall narrow sundae glass
  • Spanish Grapefruit Ice Cream
    flavored w/ saffron & Spanish paprika
  • Sweet Potato Sassafras Praline Ice Cream
    New Orleans influence; made only 4 times per year
  • Tchoupitoulas Sundae Challenge
    local favorite; 8 flavors of ice cream of your choice, 8 toppings (Guy got coffee, sweet potato sassafras praline, lavendar honey, red velvet cake, spanish grapefruit, grand marnier, creme brulee & salted caramel gelato); available as a challenge...success rate it 5-10%; Casey won
4.5 out of 5
768 ratings
hometown favorite created by 2 high school buddies; have 400 flavors
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Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet ShopSee Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet Shop Video ($)
(433 ratings)

4801 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-9788
www.snobliz.com
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Desserts"
  • Bananas Foster Snoball
    offered only on Wednesdays (at airing); limited supply
4.5 out of 5
433 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); started by Ernest & Mary Hansen in 1939 where Ernest invented the first ice shaving machine & Mary created her own flavored syrups; named a 2014 American Classic by the James Beard Foundation
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  • Shrimp & Alligator Sausage Cheesecake
    salty (not sweet) cheesecake topped in creole sauce; looks good
  • Fried Chicken Plate
    crispy crust; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2150 ratings
since 1996; quirky (fun) décor & party atmosphere; long lines (wait up to two hours nightly); eclectic mix of Creole and Cajun specialties
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Joint: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joint ($$)
(1190 ratings)

701 Mazant St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 949-3232
www.alwayssmokin.com
  • Green Salad
    with Smoked Tomato & Onion dressing; looks good
  • Pork Ribs
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
1190 ratings
made Bon Appetit's "Top 10 New Barbecue Restaurants" (2009); owner designed his own smoker; 2 types of BBQ sauce: tomato-based & vinegar-based; outdoor picnic table seating available
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  • Crispy Pig Knuckles
    coated w/ black pepper, herbs, chilis & lime; looks good
  • Honey Butter Yardbird
    ¼ or ½ of a pasture raised chicken rubbed w/ chili & garlic, slow grilled over hardwood coals & basted w/ LA honey & sweet cream butter; owner/chef's favorite dish; looks good
4.5 out of 5
119 ratings
serving Southern & Southeast Asia fusion
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As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "New Orleans: Po-Boy"
  • Po' Boy
4.5 out of 5
1770 ratings
Food War: Domilise's vs. Parkway... Domilise's won (3-votes-to-2)
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Piece Of Meat: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Piece Of Meat ($$)
(67 ratings)

3301 Bienville St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 372-2289
https://www.pieceofmeatbu...
  • Boudin Egg Rolls
    boudin, pepper jack cheese, all rolled up in a wonton, sriracha dippin' sauce; looks good
  • Not Turkey and the Wolf's Bologna (Sandwich)
    thick sliced Bologna, provolone cheese, BBQ sauce, fried onions, lettuce, mayo, on an onion bun; "in the history of Triple-D, that's some of the best meats (cured, pressed, cased, something) we've had" -Guy Fieri; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
67 ratings
nose-to-tail butcher shop & restaurant
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Restaurant August: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Restaurant AugustSee Restaurant August Video ($$$$)
(1227 ratings)

301 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 299-9777
www.restaurantaugust.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Potato Gnocchi w/ Blue Crab and Perigold Truffle
    "best thing I've ever eaten ever!"-Aaron Sanchez; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1227 ratings
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Seither's Seafood: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Seither's Seafood ($$)
(244 ratings)

279 Hickory Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 738-1116
seithersseafood.com
  • "Totem Pole"
    softshell crab, crab stuffing, fried eggplant, layered, & speared w/ shrimp kabob & gravy
  • Volcano
    "like an upside-down Asian taco salad" w/ ahi, shrimp, snow crab salad, avocado
4.5 out of 5
244 ratings
since 2004; funky seafood shack
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Surrey's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Surrey's Cafe ($$)
(1867 ratings)

1418 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-3828
www.surreysnola.com
  • Bagels Plate w/ Lox
    all homemade; "ridiculously good"; looks good
  • Corned Beef Hash
    Corned Beef mixed with crumbled boudin, andouille sausage and hashbrowns, topped with two eggs any style, with toast or biscuit; "top 3 best hashes" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1867 ratings
Other Recipes: Bananas Foster French Toast
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  • Collard Green Melt
    slow-cooked collards, swiss cheese, pickled cherry pepper dressing, cole slaw, on rye bread; looks good
  • Tacos Inauthenticos (Hog's Head Tacos)
    hog's headcheese, jalapenos, shrettuce, sour cream, valentina, american cheese on Migdalia's handmade corn tortillas; "they're going to flock-o for this taco" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
477 ratings
serving gourmet sandwiches w/ a twist of "fun"
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Upperline Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Upperline Restaurant ($$$)
(363 ratings)

1413 Upperline St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-9822
www.upperline.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Crazy Good"
  • Roast Duck
    "top 10 dishes ever to eat"-Simon Majumdar; looks good
4.5 out of 5
363 ratings
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Willa Jean: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Willa Jean ($$)
(1422 ratings)

611 O'Keefe Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 509-7334
www.willajean.com
As Seen On:
Guilty Pleasures, Episode: "O.M.G. Food!"
  • King Cake
    4-lb cake stuffed w/ salted caramel, dulce leche, sliced bananas, mascarpone, pecans, edible gold leaves; available only during Mardi Gras
4.5 out of 5
1422 ratings
bakery & restaurant serving modern & elegant touch to iconic southern food
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Acme Oyster House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Acme Oyster HouseSee Acme Oyster House Video ($$)
(6484 ratings)

724 Iberville St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 522-5973
www.acmeoyster.com
  • 15 Dozen Club
    challenge: 15 dozen oysters in 1 hour; 15 dozen oysters in 1 hour; Adam wins; challenge: 15 dozen oysters in 1 hour
  • Boo Fries
    French fries topped w/ "10-napkin" roast beef gravy & cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
6484 ratings
#25 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#5 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); opened in 1910...moved to current location in 1924 due to disastrous fire
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Bayona: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bayona ($$$)
(683 ratings)

430 Dauphine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 525-4455
www.bayona.com
  • Cream of Garlic Soup
4.0 out of 5
683 ratings
three dining rooms: Dyer Room with its trompe l'oeil depicting the Mediterranean countryside, the Bayona Room with its stained-glass accents and picture window and the main dining room which is dominated by gorgeous arrangements of flowers; patio is also available most of the year; Other Recipes: Baked Oysters Italian-Style w/ Ciabatta Crouton
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Bon Ton Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bon Ton CafeSee Bon Ton Cafe Video ($$$)
(393 ratings)

401 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-3386
www.thebontoncafe.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Cheesy"
  • Crabmeat Au Gratin
4.0 out of 5
393 ratings
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Bourree: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bourree ($$)
(97 ratings)

1510 S Carrollton Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 510-4040
www.bourreenola.com
  • "The Hurricane"
    top selling daiquiris made of fresh passion fruit
  • Hot Sausage & Cheese Meat Pie
    served w/ side of roasted poblano ranch; looks good
  • Spicy Shrimp Boudin
    smoked shrimp & rice sausage; recommended w/ fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
97 ratings
"wings and daiquiris are rad" (from its website), but lately serving other items; local favorite
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Broussard's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Broussard'sSee Broussard's Video ($$$)
(469 ratings)

819 Conti St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 581-3866
broussards.com
  • Creole Smoked Turkey
    brined & smoked slow; served w/ spoon bread ("a souffle cornbread") w/ Andouille gravy; available only on Thanksgiving; looks good
4.0 out of 5
469 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Thanksgiving); est. 1920; Creole-French-Caribbean-Spanish-influenced cuisine in an imperial formal decor setting
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  • Brown Butter Brunch Burger
    burger w/ bacon onion jam, brie, fried egg, garlic aioli, baby arugula, brioche bun, fries; top selling burger despite available only for brunch
  • Crab Mac & Cheese
    lump crab, Pimento, Mornay sauce; "best mac and cheese I've ever eaten in my life" -Michael Symon; looks good
4.0 out of 5
324 ratings
neighborhood joint serving "food that is creative yet rooted in Southern culture and tradition using the freshest, seasonal, local ingredients" (from its website)
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Cafe Du Monde: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cafe Du Monde ($)
(14819 ratings)

800 Decatur St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 525-4544
www.cafedumonde.com
As Seen On:
Donut Paradise
  • Beignets
    mini funnel cake like topped w/ powder sugar
4.0 out of 5
14819 ratings
established in 1862; New Orleans landmark
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Cane and Table: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cane and Table ($$)
(429 ratings)

1113 Decatur St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 581-1112
www.caneandtablenola.com
  • Calas
    beignet-like w/ rice; served w/ almond syrup dipping sauce; looks good
  • Crispy Rum Ribs
    Truebridge Duroc pork, Guyanese rum, papaya chutney, sambol
4.0 out of 5
429 ratings
serving Caribbean influenced cuisine in 1820's creole style cottage
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