The French Quarter is the oldest square mile in New Orleans and home to more restaurants and bars per square block than any other neighborhood. This guide is a varied cross section of restaurants in the Vieux Carre, from historic places that sell iconic dishes (Central Grocery and Brennan’s) to vegetarian-friendly spots (Green Goddess) to over-the-top special occasion restaurants (R’evolution).
Consider this list, arranged geographically as always, a starting point to exploring the Vieux Carre table. Wandering through the Quarter is an enchanting pastime, one guaranteed to uncover surprising and delicious treasures along the way, so don’t be shy.
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