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7 Brand New Restaurants Offering Delivery in New Orleans, August 2020

Keep up with New Orleans’s newest restaurants without having to leave home

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The Eater heatmap is a guide to the hottest restaurants in New Orleans this month; spots around town that have been open for one year or less and are serving up cuisine that has diners buzzing. While monthly updates are on pause given the rapidly changing status of the industry during the COVID-19 crisis, New Orleanians can still keep up with the best new restaurants without having to leave home. Here, we’ve rounded up the newest restaurants that are currently offering delivery services.

For a comprehensive guide to takeout and delivery options in New Orleans right now, please see Eater’s Ultimate Guide to Takeout Dining in New Orleans.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Lotus Bistro

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203 W Harrison Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 533-9879
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Lakeview’s new sushi restaurant is delivering with DoorDash, but is also hoping that folks with orders over $50 and who are within the 70124 zip code will call the restaurant directly for free delivery.

2. Addis Nola

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422 S Broad Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 218-5321
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Addis Nola opened last year as a much welcome addition to New Orleans’s incredibly small Ethiopian dining scene, so show them some love by ordering takeout or delivery via Waitr and other third party apps.

3. Cho Thai

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3218 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 381-4264
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Cho Thai is the latest from BRG Hospitality (formerly Besh Restaurant Group), open at the end of July for takeout and delivery. BRG partnered with Jimmy Cho of Banana Blossom Thai Cafe, a family-run restaurant that’s been serving contemporary Thai food on the West Bank for a decade. Small plates include spicy clams, pork rolls, and crab claws with chili basil broth and roti; entrees include Louisiana crab fried rice, ka pao gai, and green curry soft shell crab. Offering delivery from 4 to 9 p.m. daily via Uber Eats and Doordash.

Cho Thai’s tamarind pork belly
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4. Union Ramen Bar

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1837 Magazine St Suite B
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 459-2819
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Union Ramen is a long-anticipated restaurant from Nhat “Nate” Nguyen, the opening chef at Gert Town ramen gem Kin who left the restaurant in 2016 to start his own pop-up. The casual, counter service restaurant by the same name just debuted on Magazine Street, serving a menu of chicken broth-based ramen, poke, and Vietnamese small plates. Order online for pickup 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. or for delivery via D’livery Nola.

5. Turmeric Indian Cuisine

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1025 Westbank Expy
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 354-1422
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Turmeric opened in late November on the Westbank Expressway, adding a welcome newcomer to the area’s relatively small number of Indian restaurants. The sweeping menu, covering a range of Indian specialties, from naan to galub jamun (a fried dessert) to mango lassi, is available for delivery via Waitr and Uber Eats, every day except Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m.

6. Em Trai Sandwich Co.

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2372 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 302-7772
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The newest St. Claude Avenue destination for pho, banh mi, and so much more is delivering through Uber Eats, Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. and Monday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m.

7. Galaxie

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3060 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 827-1443
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The hip new taqueria on St. Claude Avenue is accepting orders for its tacos, quesadillas, excellent guac and more for delivery via D’livery Nola, Tuesday through Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. Note: Galaxie will be closed from August 11 — August 17.

Pozole roja from Galaxie
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1. Lotus Bistro

203 W Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124

Lakeview’s new sushi restaurant is delivering with DoorDash, but is also hoping that folks with orders over $50 and who are within the 70124 zip code will call the restaurant directly for free delivery.

203 W Harrison Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124

2. Addis Nola

422 S Broad Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119

Addis Nola opened last year as a much welcome addition to New Orleans’s incredibly small Ethiopian dining scene, so show them some love by ordering takeout or delivery via Waitr and other third party apps.

422 S Broad Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

3. Cho Thai

3218 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Cho Thai’s tamarind pork belly
Cho Thai/Facebook

Cho Thai is the latest from BRG Hospitality (formerly Besh Restaurant Group), open at the end of July for takeout and delivery. BRG partnered with Jimmy Cho of Banana Blossom Thai Cafe, a family-run restaurant that’s been serving contemporary Thai food on the West Bank for a decade. Small plates include spicy clams, pork rolls, and crab claws with chili basil broth and roti; entrees include Louisiana crab fried rice, ka pao gai, and green curry soft shell crab. Offering delivery from 4 to 9 p.m. daily via Uber Eats and Doordash.

3218 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115

4. Union Ramen Bar

1837 Magazine St Suite B, New Orleans, LA 70130

Union Ramen is a long-anticipated restaurant from Nhat “Nate” Nguyen, the opening chef at Gert Town ramen gem Kin who left the restaurant in 2016 to start his own pop-up. The casual, counter service restaurant by the same name just debuted on Magazine Street, serving a menu of chicken broth-based ramen, poke, and Vietnamese small plates. Order online for pickup 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. or for delivery via D’livery Nola.

1837 Magazine St Suite B
New Orleans, LA 70130

5. Turmeric Indian Cuisine

1025 Westbank Expy, Gretna, LA 70053

Turmeric opened in late November on the Westbank Expressway, adding a welcome newcomer to the area’s relatively small number of Indian restaurants. The sweeping menu, covering a range of Indian specialties, from naan to galub jamun (a fried dessert) to mango lassi, is available for delivery via Waitr and Uber Eats, every day except Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m.

1025 Westbank Expy
Gretna, LA 70053

6. Em Trai Sandwich Co.

2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117

The newest St. Claude Avenue destination for pho, banh mi, and so much more is delivering through Uber Eats, Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. and Monday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m.

2372 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

7. Galaxie

3060 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Pozole roja from Galaxie
Galaxie/Facebook

The hip new taqueria on St. Claude Avenue is accepting orders for its tacos, quesadillas, excellent guac and more for delivery via D’livery Nola, Tuesday through Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. Note: Galaxie will be closed from August 11 — August 17.

3060 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

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