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 Fries and Veuve Clicquot at Sylvain
Fries and Veuve Clicquot at Sylvain
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Where to Find New Orleans' Most Expensive Dishes

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Fries and Veuve Clicquot at Sylvain
| Photo: Josh Brasted

hasmap1%3A29.jpegAntelope, Wagyu Strip, Caviar, Foie Gras... such exotic and indulgent restaurant offerings beckon elaborate price tags and visions of American Express black cards, but french fries and vegetables? Not so much. Even so, for those that think food tastes better when it costs more, there are plenty of options in New Orleans. Eater NOLA has scoured the town for the priciest contender in a variety of categories, from burgers to the most blingin' dessert of all time. We now bring you a map of Where to Find New Orleans' Most Expensive Dishes.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Arnaud's Restaurant

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813 Bienville St
New Orleans, LA 70112
(866) 230-8895
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Most Expensive Dessert: For $3.95 million a true whale can purchase the Strawberries Arnaud (in a marinade of port, red wine, spices and citrus w/ vanilla ice cream) with a 7.09 carat pink diamond included from MS Rau antiques. It's actually the restaurants worst selling dessert.

2. Root

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200 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 252-9480
Most Expensive Sausage: Chef Phillip Lopez' hand-crafted hand-selected Sausage Fest Board will run you about $55. Also his small plate, Menage a Foie, a daily preparation of foie gras is $21.

3. Sylvain NoLa

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625 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 265-8123
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The Most Expensive Fries in New Orleans are found at this beloved Quarter gastropub, which serves their thin cut spuds with Veuve Clicquot Yellow, which will cost you $50/$90 a serving.

4. Saints & Sinners

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627 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 528-9307
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Most Expensive Burger: The Fat Madam Burger is $40, but you get four pounds of C-Tates meat, plus a drink and fries for free if you eat it all in thirty minutes. Also, the Bourbon Street food-brothel charges $18 for a fried oyster po boy, serioulsy.

5. Restaurant R'evolution

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777 Bienville St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 553-2277
Most Expensive Burrata: Lots of local restaurants serve this pillow of milky mozzarella goodness, but R'evolution's burrata appetizer comes with Choupique caviar for $18.... John Folse's restaurant is also home to the Most Expensive Charcuterie Board: The Grand Board serves eight and costs $80.

6. Stella!

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1032 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
Most Expensive Caviar: Scott Boswell's tasting-menu empire is no stranger to a caviar upgrade. The Imperial Huso caviar, which is cultivated in China... "a cousin to the Beluga produces large pearls with a mild and buttery taste along with pleasing texture and finish" (from Stella's menu) is $325 for fifty grams.

7. Antoine's Restaurant

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713 Rue Saint Louis
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 581-4422
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Most Expensive Chateaubriand: Okay, so Antoine's may very well be the only New Orleans restaurant actually serving the traditional centercut tenderloin for two on a regular basis, but at $110, it's kind of a hidden treasure when it comes to splurging.

8. Italian Barrel

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430 Barracks Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 982-6969
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Most Expensive Cheese Plate: This Italian hidden gem in the Quarter offers a $45 platter of imported cheeses, and also the Most Expensive Salad: $19.50 for a Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Salad, served over mixed greens with roasted peppers, fresh asparagus, avocado and cherry tomatoes.

9. Besh Steak

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228 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Most Expensive Steak: a 14 ounce Wagyu Strip will set you back $83 at Besh' steak mecca inside of Harrah's, the gambling-epicenter of New Orleans. There's a good bet you'll add the 9 oz. Maine Lobster tail for an extra $30.

10. Restaurant August

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301 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 299-9777
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The Most Expensive Vegetables can be found at the CBD's lap of luxury, where Besh's 'Tasting of Farmers Market Vegetables' runs $60/person for four veggie courses, add $90 for the sommelier's pairings.

11. Commander's Palace

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1403 Washington Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 899-8221
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Why dat Wild Texas Antelope so expensive? Commander's Palace serves antelope as an entree, alongside shiitake mushroom-black rice financière, shaved Brussels sprouts, toasted almonds, and truffled mushroom woodland sauce for $45, or for $90 you can try it with the "Five Hour Egg" and other specialties found on Chef Tory McPhail's tasting menu.

1. Arnaud's Restaurant

813 Bienville St, New Orleans, LA 70112
Most Expensive Dessert: For $3.95 million a true whale can purchase the Strawberries Arnaud (in a marinade of port, red wine, spices and citrus w/ vanilla ice cream) with a 7.09 carat pink diamond included from MS Rau antiques. It's actually the restaurants worst selling dessert.
813 Bienville St
New Orleans, LA 70112

2. Root

200 Julia Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Most Expensive Sausage: Chef Phillip Lopez' hand-crafted hand-selected Sausage Fest Board will run you about $55. Also his small plate, Menage a Foie, a daily preparation of foie gras is $21.
200 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

3. Sylvain NoLa

625 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70130
The Most Expensive Fries in New Orleans are found at this beloved Quarter gastropub, which serves their thin cut spuds with Veuve Clicquot Yellow, which will cost you $50/$90 a serving.
625 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

4. Saints & Sinners

627 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Most Expensive Burger: The Fat Madam Burger is $40, but you get four pounds of C-Tates meat, plus a drink and fries for free if you eat it all in thirty minutes. Also, the Bourbon Street food-brothel charges $18 for a fried oyster po boy, serioulsy.
627 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

5. Restaurant R'evolution

777 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Most Expensive Burrata: Lots of local restaurants serve this pillow of milky mozzarella goodness, but R'evolution's burrata appetizer comes with Choupique caviar for $18.... John Folse's restaurant is also home to the Most Expensive Charcuterie Board: The Grand Board serves eight and costs $80.
777 Bienville St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

6. Stella!

1032 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70116
Most Expensive Caviar: Scott Boswell's tasting-menu empire is no stranger to a caviar upgrade. The Imperial Huso caviar, which is cultivated in China... "a cousin to the Beluga produces large pearls with a mild and buttery taste along with pleasing texture and finish" (from Stella's menu) is $325 for fifty grams.
1032 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

7. Antoine's Restaurant

713 Rue Saint Louis, New Orleans, LA 70130
Most Expensive Chateaubriand: Okay, so Antoine's may very well be the only New Orleans restaurant actually serving the traditional centercut tenderloin for two on a regular basis, but at $110, it's kind of a hidden treasure when it comes to splurging.
713 Rue Saint Louis
New Orleans, LA 70130

8. Italian Barrel

430 Barracks Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Most Expensive Cheese Plate: This Italian hidden gem in the Quarter offers a $45 platter of imported cheeses, and also the Most Expensive Salad: $19.50 for a Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Salad, served over mixed greens with roasted peppers, fresh asparagus, avocado and cherry tomatoes.
430 Barracks Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

9. Besh Steak

228 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Most Expensive Steak: a 14 ounce Wagyu Strip will set you back $83 at Besh' steak mecca inside of Harrah's, the gambling-epicenter of New Orleans. There's a good bet you'll add the 9 oz. Maine Lobster tail for an extra $30.
228 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

10. Restaurant August

301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130
The Most Expensive Vegetables can be found at the CBD's lap of luxury, where Besh's 'Tasting of Farmers Market Vegetables' runs $60/person for four veggie courses, add $90 for the sommelier's pairings.
301 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130

11. Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
Why dat Wild Texas Antelope so expensive? Commander's Palace serves antelope as an entree, alongside shiitake mushroom-black rice financière, shaved Brussels sprouts, toasted almonds, and truffled mushroom woodland sauce for $45, or for $90 you can try it with the "Five Hour Egg" and other specialties found on Chef Tory McPhail's tasting menu.
1403 Washington Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130

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