The Best Thing I Ever Ate … In NOLA

It is no secret that New Orleans is a food lover’s paradise. We have delicious, local restaurants in every neighborhood, and at all sorts of price points. You do not need to spend a fortune to enjoy a great meal in NOLA! We recently polled our team and our Facebook readers, asking them “What is the BEST thing you’ve ever eaten in NOLA?” The responses below are varied, but one thing is certain, we love our seafood!!  what to eat in new orleans

Shrimp & Tasso from Commander’s Palace (shown above). –Tiffany M.

Spaghetti with guanciale & fried poached egg from Herbsaint. –Kelly B.

Scalibut from G.W. Fins. –Lauren L.

Strawberry Shortcake from Commander’s Palace. –Andie S.

Chargrilled oysters and stuffed lobster from Drago’s. –Jennifer A.

Satsuma Snoball from Hansen’s Sno-Bliz. –Jenny S.

Shrimp and Grits from GG’s Dine-O-Rama. –Celeste G.

Feta Fries from Katie’s. –Katie M.

Peanut butter cup donut from District Donuts. –Meghan C.where to eat in new orleans

Turtle Soup from Commander’s Palace. –Anne W.

Alligator Cheesecake from Jacques-Imos. –Lauren H.

Brûléed Apple Cheddar French Toast at Green Goddess. –Courntey H.

BBQ Shrimp Po-Boy from Barcadia. –Marcy H.

Mac and Cheese from Jack Dempsey’s. –Jade B.

Trash Grits from King Creole. –Mindy U.

Eggplant St. John from Liuzza’s –Morgan S.

White chocolate bread pudding from Gallaghers Grill. –Melissa H.

Chilean Sea Bass from La Thai. –Chelsea G.

Oysters 2-2-2 from Commander’s Palace. –Cheryl S.

Slow roasted duck from Upperline. –Erin D.

Banana’s Foster French Toast from Stanley. –Krystal H.

Baked Mac from Rocky & Carlos. –Jessica C.

Coconut Cream Pie from Clancy’s. –Linda T.

Alligator Sausage Poboy from Parkway. –Liz U.

Heavenly Hash from St. Lawrence. –Loni M.

Fried Green Tomato Poboy from Crabby Jacks. –Kaitlin W.

Gnocci from La Boca. –Jennifer G.

Shrimp & Eggplant Stack from Drago’s. –Shauntel M.

Bread Pudding Souffle with wiskey Sauce from Commander’s Palace. –Shannon S.

Sweet Tea Brined Chicken Fried Duck Breast with Pimento Cheese Grits from Boucherie. –Adrienne R.

The Olive Loaf from Breads on Oak. –Jen W.

Chargrilled Oysters from Blue Crab. –Shari M.

Gulf Shrimp Quesadilla from Cowbell. –Rachael W.

The Reuben from Parkway–Amanda R.

Crawfish Bread from Morning Call. –Marianne C.

Gulf Fish Couvillon from Toups Meatery. –Leslie C.

Foie Gras 3 Ways from August. –Allison S.

Lobster Risotto from Clancy’s. –Megan M.

Bread Pudding from Muriel’s.  –Ashley S.

BBQ Shrimp with Cheesy Corn Grits from Charles Seafood. –Diana A.

The Playboy Roll from Hoshun–Lauren C.

Biscuits and Debris from Carrollton Market. –Emily C.

Raw Oysters from Blue Crab. –Cherie F.

Lamb Sliders from Baru. –Jennifer G.

Peppermint Ice Cream with Chocolate Syrup from Clancy’s. –Jennifer C.

Sweet Potato Beignets from SoBou. –Amanda B.

Rabbit Tagliatelle from Domenica. –Pam K.

Milk and Cookies from Willa Jean. -Lindsay M.

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo from K. Paul’s. –Jaime M.

Tuna Tiradito from Mizado. –Ashley A.

Surf and Turf Poboy from Parkway. –Blaise A.

Egg Rolls from Tan Dinh. –Angelina V.

Smoked Catfish Dip from Coquette. –Marie restaurants new orleans

Crabmeat Cheesecake from Palace Café. –Mary O.

Eggs Atchafalya from Atchafalaya Restaurant. –Emily S.

BBQ Shrimp from Mr. B’s Bistro. –Ericka P.

Fried Chicken Noodle Soup from Root. –Tara R.

Potato Croquettes from Munch Factory. –Drake M.

Prosciutto pizza from Domenica. –Meagan C.

And me? It has to be the candied bacon from Appoline

What is the best thing YOU ever ate in NOLA? 

Myndee is a 35ish year old New Orleans area native. She's an author, speaker and self-love advocate. As an introverted extrovert, Myndee loves being part of the generation where most of her friends live in her computer. She and her husband, Luis, live just outside the city with their three kids.


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