You can indulge in the flavors of New Orleans dining, from Creole specialties to seafood delights to decadent desserts and beyond. There’s no need to venture out to enjoy exceptional French Quarter dining, as Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans is home to world-famous Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House & Oyster Bar. Read up on some of the best nearby fine dining restaurants.
713 Saint Louis Street
Setting the standard for great dining in New Orleans since 1840, Antoine’s offers pure excellence in French-Creole cuisine, service and an atmosphere beloved by both tourists and locals alike. Antoine’s is the birthplace of such culinary classics as Oysters Rockefeller, Eggs Sardou and Pommes de Terre Soufflés.
813 Rue Bienville
Located just off Bourbon Street, Arnaud’s offers romantic dining, a Jazz Bistro and a menu of classic Creole cuisine in an elegant and historic atmosphere adorned with sparkling chandeliers, beveled glass windows, fluted columns and Italian mosaic tile. Established in 1918, this glittery old-line Creole institution manages to keep on sparkling with such winners as grand puffs of soufflé potatoes, and a silky and rich oyster stew with cream. Dress up and bask in the finery of the handsome old main dinning room. (Jackets are requested for gentlemen.)
Court of Two Sisters
613 Royal Street
One of the Big Easy’s most famous restaurants, Court of Two Sisters features a delicious Daily Jazz Brunch featuring authentic Louisiana Creole fare, with live music by a jazz trio. You can also visit for a decadent Creole à La Carte dinner every evening.
Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant & Seafood Bar
(Located in the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel lobby)
144 Bourbon Street
Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Seafood & Oyster Bar showcases New Orleans seafood and classic Creole dishes. Enjoy authentic New Orleans dishes in a lively atmosphere with huge picture windows. While overlooking Bourbon Street, you can indulge in fresh seafood specialties—especially oysters—and such menu items as Shrimp Creole, New Orleans BBQ Shrimp and steaks.
Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse
716 Iberville Street
Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse was born on November 21, 1998. Straightforward USDA Prime steaks with a New Orleans touch defines the cuisine. The menu focuses on the impressive list of USDA Prime steaks and chops. The restaurant garnered the "Wine Spectator Award of Excellence," and has been named one of the Top 12 Steakhouses in America by national food authority John Mariani.
209 Bourbon Street
For more than a century, Galatoire’s has been committed to culinary excellence. Here you can enjoy authentic French Creole cuisine with a consistency that makes it a longtime beloved New Orleans restaurant. The menu features a variety of meats, poultry, shellfish, eggs and omelets and more.
808 Bienville Street
The French Quarter is almost synonymous with seafood and GW Fins lives up to that expectation, showcasing a menu of gumbo, Bluefin tuna, oysters, sea scallops, swordfish and other delicious options in addition to pork chops and steak.
K-Pauls Louisiana Kitchen
416 Chartres Street
Established in 1979 by Chef Paul Prudhomme, K-Paul’s was an overnight sensation, drawing eager diners to its doors every evening before it was custom to take reservations. From gumbo to Turtle Soup to Fried Green Tomatoes to Pan-Fried Rabbit Tenderloin, K-Paul’s is a must-visit.
201 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Famous for its Creole cuisine with a focus on fresh regional ingredients, Mr. B’s is located in the heart of the French Quarter at the intersection of Royal Street and Iberville. Mr. B’s welcomes you to a New Orleans landmark and celebrated food corner.
605 Canal Street
This upbeat and lively grand café is owned by Dickie Brennan and serves classic New Orleans dishes and new favorites daily. On Sundays, Palace Café is also home to a live jazz brunch that can’t be missed.