New Restaurants Coming to Old Metairie! {Squeeee}

Recently, there’s been a flurry of businesses coming to Old Metairie, but these new-comers are getting us giddy! From raw seafood to wood-fired meat, hot donuts to fruit and veggie parfaits, we’re so excited to see such a variety of amazing local restaurants coming right to our backyard.

Brasa Churrasqueria South American Steakhouse, Metairie (opened June 14, 2017)

Meat anyone? A variety of South American meats cooked over a wood-fire grill with the most gorgeous presentation. The menu is a-la-carte with delicious meat options and incredible sides to persuade the foodie in your life. With options like the Brazilian-inspired picanha to the grilled carrots with goat cheese, there’s something for everyone. Oh, and let’s not forget happy hour!

Fraiche La Vie Louisiane: 123 Sierra Court, Metairie (opened July 14, 2017)

Fruit and veggie purees and parfaits to make eating healthy FUN. These cute cups aren’t just for kids. Refreshing treats like Apple & Sweet Potato and Peach & Butternut Squash will make prepping lunches a breeze!

Poke Loa in Old Metairie: 701 Metairie Road, Metairie (opens fall 2017)

Originally a Hawaiian raw fish dish, Poke Loa caters to the seafood lover! You can build your own bowls by choosing a base, a protein, a mix-in, marinade and your toppings or select from their pre-made menu items such as King Loa, Tuna Poke, Salmon Poke or even a Veggie Bowl. If you love the Magazine Street location, you’ll love having Poke Loa close to home.

Shipley Do-Nuts: 2561 Metairie Road, Metairie (opens late fall)

The Houston Donut chain Shipley Do-Nuts is coming to Old Metairie this fall! With over 60 delicious choices, your children will love the original flair of Shipley. This could be a new family tradition!

Creamistry: 3017 Veterans Blvd Ste B, Metairie (opens late fall)

Have you ever heard of made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream? Literally every scoop is frozen to your specifications right there in front of you! At Creamistry, you can expect always fresh, hand-crafted ice cream using premium ingredients.

Oak Oven: 2918 Metairie Road, Metairie (opening January 2018)

With one location currently in Harahan, this a farm-to-table Italian restaurant, features a wood-burning pizza oven and offers an ingredient-driven men that you are sure to love! Both casual and classy, Oak Oven is great for a date night or family meal.

Not restaurants but important to note anyway:

Two Sprouts moved to 103 Focis Street right off Metairie Road.

Fleurty Girl is now open in Old Metairie! Located Conveniently at 923 Metairie Rd. Their official grand opening will be August 26th.

Loft18 is coming soon! It’s an indoor golf and social club, will be opening in September at 3128 Metairie Rd.

Club Pilates just opened at 2513 Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA 70001 with a gorgeous new studio.


Tara is a mom of four and lives in Metairie with her husband, kids, dog, birds and turtle. When she's not at home with her circus, she's at work or taxiing children around the city. Her favorite holiday is Mardi Gras. Tara loves to read, drink KranzCoffee and eat Double Stuff Oreos.


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