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New Orleans’s Favorite Late-Night Food Destinations

You needn’t suffer just because it’s late

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Blistered shishitos on Palm & Pine’s late night menu
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Sigh of relief. Now that bars are open into the wee hours, late-night eats are officially back. Despite the reshuffling of restaurants both haute and not, new players have enervated the landscape and options abound. When you have a case of the hangries, most of these spots will feed as late as 11 p.m.. Many cater to industry types, who knock off late and need a place to unwind.

If it’s around-the-clock eating you need, head over to our map of the best 24/7 New Orleans restaurants. As to making smart food choices after a night of drinking, you’re on your own.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cooter Brown's Tavern & Oyster Bar

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509 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA
(504) 866-9104
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Cooter Brown’s kitchen is open until 1 a.m. every damn night. Indulge in a truly impressive array of sandwiches, po’ boys, and burgers, as well as boudin and salads — and, of course raw oysters on the half shell. Try the Irish Channel special with homemade corned beef, coleslaw, and Crystal remoulade on brioche.

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2. Crêpes à la Cart

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1039 Broadway St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 866-2362
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Fuel up French-style at this Uptown, walk-up crepe counter with beaucoup sweet and savory options and breakfast at all hours. Crêpes à la Cart dishes crepes filled with meat (the “carnivore”), all kinds of cheese, four different versions of the smoked-salmon crepe, lots of vegetarian options, and for the sweets seeker, ice cream and Nutella; 50 kinds of crepes in all. Even better, it’s open everyday until midnight.

3. Nice Guys Bar and Grill

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7910 Earhart Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 302-2404
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The late-ish night feeds of homestyle pub cuisine happen Thursday through Saturday until 11 p.m. at Nice Guys Bar and Grill at the corner of Earhart and Short Street in Gert Town. The menu includes the likes of burgers, nachos, and sandwiches, along with chargrilled Rockefeller oysters.

4. Bouligny Tavern

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3641 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-1810
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The elegant Bouligny Tavern, located just outside the Garden District on Magazine Street, serves food until closing nightly, which means midnight Monday through Wednesday and 1 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. The well-rounded and surprisingly affordable menu ranges from lighter items like burrata bruschetta and beet-cured salmon to heartier post-booze fare like burgers and Sriracha wings. The intimate patio invites.

5. The Delachaise

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3442 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA
(504) 895-0858
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This wine bar serves its internationally influenced menu every night until 11 p.m. French-focused offerings at the Delachaise include pate, pomme frites cooked in goose fat, and steak frites. Other dishes have Spanish, Italian, and Latin American flavor profiles, like flank steak bruschetta, house-made pate, and fried frog legs with remoulade. This is the spot for classy late-night eats.

The Delachaise
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6. Bayou Beer Garden

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326 N Jefferson Davis Pkwy
New Orleans, LA
(504) 302-9357
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Bayou Beer Garden serves food until midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Love that they have a 5- or 10-ounce Angus burger — the smaller option leaves room for sides like disco fries topped with cheddar and debris gravy. The portobello sandwich is a vegetarian-friendly munch.

7. The Avenue Pub

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1732 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 586-9243
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While the Avenue Pub is known for its world-class beer list, the food menu is not to be missed. Served until midnight Tuesday through Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, the fare ranges from straight-up pub food like Dump Truck fries, smothered with cheddar bechamel sauce and lemongrass pulled pork, to house-grilled chicken salad and rustic cassoulet with white beans, chicken, bacon, and smoked sausage served in a warm French bread bowl.

8. Hoshun

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1601 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA
(504) 302-9716
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Get your sushi and your General Tso’s chicken on at Hoshun, a St. Charles Avenue spot great for the late-night munchies. The kitchen’s menu trots between Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan, with combination platters dishing up super value for a ton of food. From sashimi to pho to pumpkin seed plum duck, Hoshun’s got it covered until 2 a.m. every day but Sunday, when the kitchen closes at 1.

9. Seaworthy

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630 Carondelet St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 930-3071
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This CBD gem set in a 19th-century Creole cottage charms at every turn, from its handsome interior to chef Steven Green’s focus on sustainable seafood and the bar’s smart cocktail program. Seaworthy also has a raw bar it serves until 11 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Besides the likes of crab bisque and fried shrimp with fries, this may be the only place in New Orleans where you can have a lobster roll late-night.

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10. Cleo’s' Mediterranean Cuisine

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940 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 522-4504
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Mediterranean food 24 hours a day in the CBD gives night owls a downright healthy option. Enjoy the likes of hummus, falafel, labneh, shawarma, lamb, and grilled pita at Cleo’s on the edge of the French Quarter. There’s a vast and quirky soda selection, too.

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11. Palm&Pine

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308 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 814-6200
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Every Friday and Saturday night, head to Palm&Pine for the late-night happy hour menu from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Slurp cocktails from $6 to $10 and find outstanding eats including blistered shishitos with comeback sauce, rice noodles salad, a spicy chicken sandwich and what the chef calls “corner store crudo,” made with yellowfin tuna, pineapple nųóc chấm, daikon, herbs, and shrimp chips.

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12. Industry Bar & Kitchen

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240 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Industry Bar is a magnet for hospitality workers and all late-nighters in need of fuel. Pizza, wings, overstuffed sandwiches, baked cheese curds with marinara, and a terrific roast pork and broccoli rabe Dagwood with provolone all satisfy. Strong pours, too.

13. Verti Marte

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1201 Royal St
New Orleans, LA
(504) 525-4767
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Open 24 hours a day, Verti Marte is where locals and tourists alike carb-load against hangovers at any time of day or night. The signature sandwich, All That Jazz, piles turkey, ham, shrimp, cheese, and grilled mushrooms on a grilled french bread loaf, but the menu is vast. Cash only, FYI.

All that jazz sandwich at Verti Marte
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14. Nonno's Cajun Cuisine and Pastries

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2025 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 354-1364
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Chef Shermond Esteen Jr. is drawing in the late-night crowds from the nearby Hangover Bar and beyond, with breakfast served Thursday through Saturdays from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. in the morning. Try Nonno’s homestyle shrimp and grits or fried chicken and waffles; the French toast is good too. No pork on the premises, so that breakfast sausage is all beef.

15. Dat Dog - Frenchmen St. Location

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601 Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA

The Frenchmen Street throngs get plenty hungry on the weekends and Dat Dog stays open until 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights to oblige. A mess of toppings — andouille sauce! crawfish etouffee! guacamole! — smother beef and pork sausages along dogs made of chicken, seafood, and vegetables. Keto fans can wrap that dog in romaine. The balcony offers the best people-watching views.

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16. Junction Bar & Grill

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3021 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 272-0205
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The kitchen stays open until 11 p.m. Thursday through Monday at this no-frills St. Claude Avenue burger-and-beer palace, known for its grass-fed beef and killer beer list. Junction serves great burger combos. The fries are hand-cut — get them loaded.

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17. Bar Redux

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801 Poland Ave
New Orleans, LA
(504) 592-7083
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The low-slung turquoise bar on the last street in the Bywater used to be the Joint back in the day, Now it’s a much-loved neighborhood watering hole with a damn-fine bar menu, not to mention an eclectic music and burlesque schedule. Bar Redux has everything from red beans to fried chicken to cheesesteaks to quesadillas. Get your fill until 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday and until 3 a.m. Friday and Sunday. Raise the bar on the experience and dine on the patio.

Bar Redux
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1. Cooter Brown's Tavern & Oyster Bar

509 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA
Cooter Brown’s
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Cooter Brown’s kitchen is open until 1 a.m. every damn night. Indulge in a truly impressive array of sandwiches, po’ boys, and burgers, as well as boudin and salads — and, of course raw oysters on the half shell. Try the Irish Channel special with homemade corned beef, coleslaw, and Crystal remoulade on brioche.

509 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA

2. Crêpes à la Cart

1039 Broadway St, New Orleans, LA 70118

Fuel up French-style at this Uptown, walk-up crepe counter with beaucoup sweet and savory options and breakfast at all hours. Crêpes à la Cart dishes crepes filled with meat (the “carnivore”), all kinds of cheese, four different versions of the smoked-salmon crepe, lots of vegetarian options, and for the sweets seeker, ice cream and Nutella; 50 kinds of crepes in all. Even better, it’s open everyday until midnight.

1039 Broadway St
New Orleans, LA 70118

3. Nice Guys Bar and Grill

7910 Earhart Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70125

The late-ish night feeds of homestyle pub cuisine happen Thursday through Saturday until 11 p.m. at Nice Guys Bar and Grill at the corner of Earhart and Short Street in Gert Town. The menu includes the likes of burgers, nachos, and sandwiches, along with chargrilled Rockefeller oysters.

7910 Earhart Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70125

4. Bouligny Tavern

3641 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

The elegant Bouligny Tavern, located just outside the Garden District on Magazine Street, serves food until closing nightly, which means midnight Monday through Wednesday and 1 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. The well-rounded and surprisingly affordable menu ranges from lighter items like burrata bruschetta and beet-cured salmon to heartier post-booze fare like burgers and Sriracha wings. The intimate patio invites.

3641 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115

5. The Delachaise

3442 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA
The Delachaise
The Delachaise
Brasted/Eater NOLA

This wine bar serves its internationally influenced menu every night until 11 p.m. French-focused offerings at the Delachaise include pate, pomme frites cooked in goose fat, and steak frites. Other dishes have Spanish, Italian, and Latin American flavor profiles, like flank steak bruschetta, house-made pate, and fried frog legs with remoulade. This is the spot for classy late-night eats.

3442 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA

6. Bayou Beer Garden

326 N Jefferson Davis Pkwy, New Orleans, LA

Bayou Beer Garden serves food until midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Love that they have a 5- or 10-ounce Angus burger — the smaller option leaves room for sides like disco fries topped with cheddar and debris gravy. The portobello sandwich is a vegetarian-friendly munch.

326 N Jefferson Davis Pkwy
New Orleans, LA

7. The Avenue Pub

1732 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

While the Avenue Pub is known for its world-class beer list, the food menu is not to be missed. Served until midnight Tuesday through Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, the fare ranges from straight-up pub food like Dump Truck fries, smothered with cheddar bechamel sauce and lemongrass pulled pork, to house-grilled chicken salad and rustic cassoulet with white beans, chicken, bacon, and smoked sausage served in a warm French bread bowl.

1732 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

8. Hoshun

1601 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA

Get your sushi and your General Tso’s chicken on at Hoshun, a St. Charles Avenue spot great for the late-night munchies. The kitchen’s menu trots between Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan, with combination platters dishing up super value for a ton of food. From sashimi to pho to pumpkin seed plum duck, Hoshun’s got it covered until 2 a.m. every day but Sunday, when the kitchen closes at 1.

1601 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA

9. Seaworthy

630 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Seaworthy
Stephanie Carter

This CBD gem set in a 19th-century Creole cottage charms at every turn, from its handsome interior to chef Steven Green’s focus on sustainable seafood and the bar’s smart cocktail program. Seaworthy also has a raw bar it serves until 11 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Besides the likes of crab bisque and fried shrimp with fries, this may be the only place in New Orleans where you can have a lobster roll late-night.

630 Carondelet St
New Orleans, LA 70130

10. Cleo’s' Mediterranean Cuisine

940 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112
Cleo’s
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Mediterranean food 24 hours a day in the CBD gives night owls a downright healthy option. Enjoy the likes of hummus, falafel, labneh, shawarma, lamb, and grilled pita at Cleo’s on the edge of the French Quarter. There’s a vast and quirky soda selection, too.

940 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70112

11. Palm&Pine

308 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70112
Spicy chicken sandwich
Palm & Pine/Facebook

Every Friday and Saturday night, head to Palm&Pine for the late-night happy hour menu from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Slurp cocktails from $6 to $10 and find outstanding eats including blistered shishitos with comeback sauce, rice noodles salad, a spicy chicken sandwich and what the chef calls “corner store crudo,” made with yellowfin tuna, pineapple nųóc chấm, daikon, herbs, and shrimp chips.

308 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70112

12. Industry Bar & Kitchen

240 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Industry Bar is a magnet for hospitality workers and all late-nighters in need of fuel. Pizza, wings, overstuffed sandwiches, baked cheese curds with marinara, and a terrific roast pork and broccoli rabe Dagwood with provolone all satisfy. Strong pours, too.

240 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

13. Verti Marte

1201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
All that jazz sandwich at Verti Marte
Yelp/ Michelle N.

Open 24 hours a day, Verti Marte is where locals and tourists alike carb-load against hangovers at any time of day or night. The signature sandwich, All That Jazz, piles turkey, ham, shrimp, cheese, and grilled mushrooms on a grilled french bread loaf, but the menu is vast. Cash only, FYI.

1201 Royal St
New Orleans, LA

14. Nonno's Cajun Cuisine and Pastries

2025 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Chef Shermond Esteen Jr. is drawing in the late-night crowds from the nearby Hangover Bar and beyond, with breakfast served Thursday through Saturdays from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. in the morning. Try Nonno’s homestyle shrimp and grits or fried chicken and waffles; the French toast is good too. No pork on the premises, so that breakfast sausage is all beef.

2025 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

15. Dat Dog - Frenchmen St. Location

601 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA
Dat Dog Frenchmen
Dat Dog Frenchmen
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The Frenchmen Street throngs get plenty hungry on the weekends and Dat Dog stays open until 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights to oblige. A mess of toppings — andouille sauce! crawfish etouffee! guacamole! — smother beef and pork sausages along dogs made of chicken, seafood, and vegetables. Keto fans can wrap that dog in romaine. The balcony offers the best people-watching views.

601 Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA

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16. Junction Bar & Grill

3021 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Junction
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The kitchen stays open until 11 p.m. Thursday through Monday at this no-frills St. Claude Avenue burger-and-beer palace, known for its grass-fed beef and killer beer list. Junction serves great burger combos. The fries are hand-cut — get them loaded.

3021 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

17. Bar Redux

801 Poland Ave, New Orleans, LA
Bar Redux
Yelp/Alvin D.

The low-slung turquoise bar on the last street in the Bywater used to be the Joint back in the day, Now it’s a much-loved neighborhood watering hole with a damn-fine bar menu, not to mention an eclectic music and burlesque schedule. Bar Redux has everything from red beans to fried chicken to cheesesteaks to quesadillas. Get your fill until 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday and until 3 a.m. Friday and Sunday. Raise the bar on the experience and dine on the patio.

801 Poland Ave
New Orleans, LA

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