Commander's Palace, New Orleans

Commander's Palace, New Orleans

Commander's Palace, the pride of New Orleans, is a restaurant known for good food, great customer service, and its many spacious dining rooms. Opened in the 1880s by the Brennan family, the eatery features authentic contemporary Cajun cuisine. Located in the famous Garden District, one cannot visit New Orleans without eating here. As soon as you enter the doors, you will be impressed with the festive atmosphere and the friendly staff. Multi-colored balloons decorate the tables and a live band serenades patrons with jazz on Saturdays and Sundays.

Some of the delicious cookery you will encounter at this jewel are turtle soup with sherry, pecan-crusted Gulf fish with champagne-poached jumbo lump crab, and praline parfait – the greatest dessert you'll ever have that isn't chocolate. One of the reasons for the excellent cuisine is the restaurant's "dirt-to-plate within 100 miles" policy, which ensures that patrons receive the freshest food possible. Another reason is, of course, the excellent culinary staff; you'll want the chef to move into your house!

Over the years, Commander's Palace has won awards for best restaurant (1996), best chef, lifetime achievement, best wine list (check it out – it's carefully considered and has good values) and "most popular restaurant in New Orleans" for 20 years. Quite simply, it's a city landmark, a culinary legend known for its convivial atmosphere and whimsical Louisiana charm.

Tip:
Make reservations as soon as you decide to go. Although an immense restaurant, it fills quickly.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10:30am–10pm

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Sight Name: Commander's Palace
Sight Location: New Orleans, USA (See walking tours in New Orleans)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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