AAN 2012: Restaurants in New Orleans

MARCH 07, 2012
This year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting is being hosted in New Orleans, LA from April 21-27, which is known for its ecletic cuisine. Here are some ideas of possible restaurants that are worth checking out:

Restaurants in New Orleans

Places featured on Food Network's show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives hosted by Guy Fieri
  • Casamento's Restaurant is an oyster bar where nothin's changed since 1919 and the deep fried oysters are still hand-shucked.
  • The Old Coffee Pot Restaurant has been in business since the 1890s and specializes in reinventing classics like jambalaya and green bean casserole.
  • Katie's Restaurant is a corner restaurant and bar where the local seafood sandwich is so long that it's known as The Barge.
  • Surrey's Cafe is a juice bar makin' bagels from scratch.
  • Parasol's Restaurant & Bar is a neighborhood dive puttin' out amazing roast beef po' boys and other Creole favorites.

Other notable restaurants

GW Fins - Experience the cuisine that earned GW Fins’ Esquire Magazine’s esteemed "Top 20 best new restaurants in America" award, and a four bean rating in the New Orleans Times Picayune. GW Fins is located in the heart of the French Quarter.
Broussard's - In the Heart of the French Quarter, Broussard's brings you back to a more enchanting time, with our hand painted tiles, lush tropical courtyard and three beautiful dining rooms, each with its own distinct personality and French doors that open out onto the courtyard.
Embers - Enjoy fresh local seafood at The Embers "Original" Bourbon House at 700 Bourbon Street. Sit on the largest balcony on Bourbon street and overlook the festivities while you dine on delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine.
Galvez Restaurant - Galves Restaurant is the French Quarter's best Riverfront dining facility featuring continental Spanish, French, and Creole cuisine and an outstanding array of mouth-watering Tapas.
Deanie's Seafood - In a town famous for great seafood, it's in a class by itself. Located in Metairie and the French Quarter, Deanie's has been recognized as one of New Orleans' best seafood joints since 1961.
House of Blues - Conveniently located in the French Quarter, House of Blues offers live music almost every night of the week, fantastic lunch and dinner Monday - Saturday, a rousing Friday Happy Hour in our courtyard, and a spirit-lifting Gospel Brunch every Sunday. Be sure to check it out.
French Market Restaurant & Bar - Twelve years before Andrew Jackson won the Battle of New Orleans, The French Market Restaurant & Bar began serving outstanding seafood and ice-cold drinks to visitors and natives alike. Today the ambience remains the same.
Steamboat Natchez - The Steamboat Natchez offers daily dinner jazz cruises and harbor jazz cruises with a New Orleans food buffet. Enjoy music and food as you cruise along the Mississippi!
Crescent City Brewhouse - The Crescent City Brewhouse is one of New Orleans' premier restaurants and the only French Quarter microbrewery. The atmosphere at the Crescent City Brewhouse is warm, relaxed and festive with LIVE JAZZ performed nightly by local musicians.
Daisy Dukes - Daisy Dukes serves great breakfast, cajun and southern dishes, hot and spicy Louisiana boiled crawfish and oysters all day and night. Free refills on coffee and Bloody Mary's ! Oysters on the 1/2 shell only $6.00 per half dozen 
Cafe Beignet
New Orleans' Cafe provides a grand cafe setting outside and in, and the best coffee and beignets anywhere. Breakfast Served All Day. New Orleans Cajun Specialties and Fried Seafood Also Available

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