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Despite Cheeseburger-Topped Bloody Marys, Blake’s on Poydras Has Closed For Good

Daisy Mae’s fried chicken will take its place

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Blake’s on Poydras, a brunch, lunch, and dinner spot in the CBD serving biscuits, burgers, chicken tenders, and a bloody Mary with most of that on top of it, has closed its doors permanently after just over a year in business.

Daisy Mae’s Southern Fried Chicken and Breakfast will to take its place. That restaurant comes from the folks behind the Daisy Dukes, a Southern and Cajun chain with 24/7 breakfast (plus lunch and dinner). No word yet on whether the new restaurant will keep the same late night hours.

Recently, two other restaurants specializing in fried chicken announced openings in New Orleans. Gus’s Famous Fried Chicken will land in the Warehouse District with its Memphis-style spicy bird. Meanwhile, a team from Commmander’s Palace and Reginelli’s is hard at work on a yet unnamed Uptown restaurant specializing in fried chicken and cocktails.

Blake’s on Poydras, named for owner Alex Miller’s son, opened its doors just over a year ago in the former home of Horinoya, a beloved sushi restaurant that ran in the spot for half a century until the lease was up and chef Komei Horimoto decided he needed a break.

Blake’s bloody Mary
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Blake's on Poydras

920 Poydras St, New Orleans, Louisiana (504) 679-0991 Visit Website