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New Orleans' Best Hangover Dishes, Decided by Readers

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Last Friday, Eater asked readers for their go-to hangover dishes in New Orleans. And since everyone is gearing up for an epic Halloween night, here are fourteen of the best ways to cure your hangover tomorrow.

Soups weigh in heavily on the map with Pho, Menudo, and Old Sober? Yaka Mein? making a strong showing. But it's The Company Burger that seems to cure the most hangovers. While there were a few questionably shilly comments, the majority of readers seem to gravitate toward the greasier side of hangover dining, with lots of pork and eggs coming into play. Not surprising. Here, without further adieu, are the best hangover dishes in New Orleans.

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1. A Single/Double at The Company Burger

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4600 Freret St.
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 267-0320
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A "Company Burger Single with an egg and bacon," plus amazing onion rings and a mayo bar, make Freret's favorite burger joint the "hands down" best way to greet the day after. Get a double if you need to.

2. Yaka Mein at Rampart Food Store

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1700 n. Rampart
New Orleans, LA
While Ms. Linda's Old Sober is the most beloved, yaka mein fans can find a decent version at The Rampart Food Store "aka that orange place."

3. A 'Slammer' from Slim Goodies Diner

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3322 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-3447
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How does a "delicious bowl of hash browns, bacon, fried eggs, cheese, and honestly, I don't remember what else" sound for your hangover? Some believe it "must be accompanied by a fountain poured diet coke with extra ice" to truly resurrect the dead.

4. Migas at Surrey's Cafe & Juice Bar

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1418 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-3828
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Migas is a true gut-buster: scrambled eggs mixed with veggies, poblanos, cheese, corn tortilla chips, and chorizo. The Surrey's version also comes with yummy starchy sides and they have amazing fresh squeezed juices.

5. Chili Cheese Omelet at Camellia Grill

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540 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 522-1800
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While the walking dead also like Camellia Grill's burger, it's the healthy dose of chili smothering this omelet that takes the focus off your aching head, for a few minutes anyways.

6. Ribs at The Joint

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701 Mazant St
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 949-3232
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A commenter suggests the "Ribs, mac & cheese, slaw, beans, and a couple of pieces of white bunny bread to make a sandwich," a great big hangover sandwich. Advil not included.

7. Eggs Cochon at The Ruby Slipper

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200 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA
Biscuits topped with slow cooked pork debris topped with poached eggs topped with special hollandaise? Yes, please.

8. Menudo at Taqueria Guerrero

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208 N. Carrolton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 484-6956
Menudo is a spicy Mexican soup usually made from tripe, not Ricky Martins. This Mid City hidden gem is home to the well-knoown hangover cure, and even the "seafood soup accompanied by tacos with the green creamy hot sauce" can do the trick.

9. Pho at Pho Tau Bay

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133C Westbank Expwy.
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 368-9846
A healthier hangover cure, kind of (meatballs?). Pho Tau Bay is home to a variety of soups with "dumplings" and "egg noodles" to make you feel better though the meatier pho is what commenters call "a sure cure."

10. French Fry Po Boy at Verti Marte

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1201 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 525-4767
Many a drunkard has stumbled into this French Quarter convenience store/deli for late night helpings of mac and cheese, but it's the French Fry Po Boy (among others) that is perfect for the next day's hangover.

11. Steak and Eggs at Dante's Kitchen

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736 Dante Street
New Orleans, LA
There's a reason Dante's is one of the best brunch spots in New Orleans (especially for fine dining on the cheaper side). The "Steak and eggs" and "biscuits and grits are mandatory" hangover food.

12. Hot Sausage Po Boy at Gene's

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2199 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 943-3861
For the really hungover, try the Hot Sausage Po Boy at this hot pink shop on Elysian Fields that always has some sort of craziness going on 24/7, and gives out complimentary sodas. Or you can go get a frozen daiq next door and start again.

13. Cajun Bubble & Squeak at Elizabeth's

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601 Gallier St
New Orleans, LA 70117-6217
(504) 944-9272
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One reader says, "Another excellent remedy lurks at Elizabeth's Restaurant. Start with a Corpse Reviver cocktail & follow it up w/ praline bacon & Cajun Bubble and Squeak. For professionals only." Exactly.

14. Crispy Pork Shoulder at Sylvian

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625 chartres street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sylvain's Crispy Pork Shoulder with stone ground grits and a fried egg has a roasted tomato hollandaise sauce you can sop up with a cream biscuit. Really is there anything better than pork and eggs for a hangover?

1. A Single/Double at The Company Burger

4600 Freret St., New Orleans, LA 70115
A "Company Burger Single with an egg and bacon," plus amazing onion rings and a mayo bar, make Freret's favorite burger joint the "hands down" best way to greet the day after. Get a double if you need to.
4600 Freret St.
New Orleans, LA 70115

2. Yaka Mein at Rampart Food Store

1700 n. Rampart, New Orleans, LA
While Ms. Linda's Old Sober is the most beloved, yaka mein fans can find a decent version at The Rampart Food Store "aka that orange place."
1700 n. Rampart
New Orleans, LA

3. A 'Slammer' from Slim Goodies Diner

3322 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
How does a "delicious bowl of hash browns, bacon, fried eggs, cheese, and honestly, I don't remember what else" sound for your hangover? Some believe it "must be accompanied by a fountain poured diet coke with extra ice" to truly resurrect the dead.
3322 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115

4. Migas at Surrey's Cafe & Juice Bar

1418 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Migas is a true gut-buster: scrambled eggs mixed with veggies, poblanos, cheese, corn tortilla chips, and chorizo. The Surrey's version also comes with yummy starchy sides and they have amazing fresh squeezed juices.
1418 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70130

5. Chili Cheese Omelet at Camellia Grill

540 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70116
While the walking dead also like Camellia Grill's burger, it's the healthy dose of chili smothering this omelet that takes the focus off your aching head, for a few minutes anyways.
540 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

6. Ribs at The Joint

701 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117
A commenter suggests the "Ribs, mac & cheese, slaw, beans, and a couple of pieces of white bunny bread to make a sandwich," a great big hangover sandwich. Advil not included.
701 Mazant St
New Orleans, LA 70117

7. Eggs Cochon at The Ruby Slipper

200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA
Biscuits topped with slow cooked pork debris topped with poached eggs topped with special hollandaise? Yes, please.
200 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA

8. Menudo at Taqueria Guerrero

208 N. Carrolton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
Menudo is a spicy Mexican soup usually made from tripe, not Ricky Martins. This Mid City hidden gem is home to the well-knoown hangover cure, and even the "seafood soup accompanied by tacos with the green creamy hot sauce" can do the trick.
208 N. Carrolton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

9. Pho at Pho Tau Bay

133C Westbank Expwy., Gretna, LA 70053
A healthier hangover cure, kind of (meatballs?). Pho Tau Bay is home to a variety of soups with "dumplings" and "egg noodles" to make you feel better though the meatier pho is what commenters call "a sure cure."
133C Westbank Expwy.
Gretna, LA 70053

10. French Fry Po Boy at Verti Marte

1201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Many a drunkard has stumbled into this French Quarter convenience store/deli for late night helpings of mac and cheese, but it's the French Fry Po Boy (among others) that is perfect for the next day's hangover.
1201 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70116

11. Steak and Eggs at Dante's Kitchen

736 Dante Street, New Orleans, LA
There's a reason Dante's is one of the best brunch spots in New Orleans (especially for fine dining on the cheaper side). The "Steak and eggs" and "biscuits and grits are mandatory" hangover food.
736 Dante Street
New Orleans, LA

12. Hot Sausage Po Boy at Gene's

2199 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122
For the really hungover, try the Hot Sausage Po Boy at this hot pink shop on Elysian Fields that always has some sort of craziness going on 24/7, and gives out complimentary sodas. Or you can go get a frozen daiq next door and start again.
2199 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70122

13. Cajun Bubble & Squeak at Elizabeth's

601 Gallier St, New Orleans, LA 70117-6217
One reader says, "Another excellent remedy lurks at Elizabeth's Restaurant. Start with a Corpse Reviver cocktail & follow it up w/ praline bacon & Cajun Bubble and Squeak. For professionals only." Exactly.
601 Gallier St
New Orleans, LA 70117-6217

14. Crispy Pork Shoulder at Sylvian

625 chartres street, New Orleans, Louisiana
Sylvain's Crispy Pork Shoulder with stone ground grits and a fried egg has a roasted tomato hollandaise sauce you can sop up with a cream biscuit. Really is there anything better than pork and eggs for a hangover?
625 chartres street
New Orleans, Louisiana

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