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Best places to eat in New Orleans?

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Best places to eat in New Orleans?

Hey! I will be visiting New Orleans in August! Just looking for advice on the best places to eat in NOLA that aren't super expensive!

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1. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

First, a few questions to clarify suggestions better, please:

Budget in US$, and does that include wine/Lcohol?

Party size?

Style - ultra-casual to fine-dining?

Cuisine - Creole, Cajun, Seafood?

Allergies, or aversions?

Those will give folk a start.

Best of luck,

Hunt

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2. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

My suggestion is to research Happy Hours as well, for instance the Blind Pelican has 25 cent oysters from 4 to 8 pm daily...

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3. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

August is "Coolinary" when restaurants offer fixed price lunch and dinners for a very reasonable price.

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4. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

Deanies seafood and Mothers

For cheap but good, cajun Mikes which we go to for burgers every time and willies chicken shack.

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5. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

Was cajun Mikes also known as Lorenzos?

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6. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

Willie Mae's Scotch House and Domilise's both serve great food. Both are casual and inexpensive. Be prepared for waits at both. Go early.

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7. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

Super Expensive differs from each person. I think Acme's is mid range if you are getting oysters. If you want cheap consider places like Johnny's Po-Boy even though not cheap but you don't have to worry about a server.

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8. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

Commander's Palace is my favorite place to do brunch. I would go on Saturday or Sunday for their jazz brunch. It's located in the Garden District; just a short street car ride away from the french quarter.

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9. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

Keep an eye on this link to find menus for Coolinary 2018. Probably won't begin posting until mid to late July. Restaurant Week takes place in early September as well. You'll be able to find menu at this site beginning in August.

http://www.coolinaryneworleans.com/

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10. Re: Best places to eat in New Orleans?

I imagine it's hard to find a bad meal in NOLA, but my favorites were:

Killer PoBoys (in the back of Erin Rose bar), Faubourg Bistro (also in the back of a bar, but can't remember it's name), Curio (a little more upscale) and NOLA (no explanation necessary).

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