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Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?


Commander’s Palace

 Recommended by: Camila Alves (Model)

For an extravagant and memorable Creole dining experience, this is the iconic eatery that everyone can agree on. Reigning as the city’s most popular restaurant for nearly twenty years, Commander’s Place guarantees the royal treatment.



 Recommended by: Camila Alves (Model)

Chandeliers adorn the ceiling at Coquette, where you can find contemporary southern cuisine with a farm-to-table philosophy. Expect a daily-changing menu of elegant dishes and a generous variety of wine, beer, and cocktails. Make a reservation.



Recommended By: Dawn-Lyen Gardner (Actress)

Go to spot for local’s looking for crazy fresh seafood and amazing whole fish dishes. Check out their raw bar. We’re not the only ones who love this place – it recently won the James Beard for best new restaurant in the South. Make a reservation.