The French Quarter — which is called the French Quarters, plural, by some locals — 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.
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*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