The pace of restaurant openings in New Orleans has picked back up, with a dozen or so newcomers opening in recent months after a mostly quiet 2020. As New Orleans opens up and settles into the current reality, Eater is highlighting the most exciting new restaurants in the city, offering a mix of outdoor seating, indoor dining, delivery, and takeout. This month, there’s a new destination for Haitian cuisine, inventive Southern cuisine from a top local chef downtown, and the reinvention of a small plates haven in the Marigny. Here are the best new restaurants to check out in New Orleans, arranged geographically as always.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More