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Everyone knows Loresco works! But we also like good times, great food and NO hassles! Headquartered only 1.5 hours north of the city, Loresco and friends have gathered quite a collection of favorites over the years and we're sharing them with you. Either we or one of our local friends have personally dined at all of the restaurants on our list. You will not find most of these in tourist books because these guys don’t need to pay to play to get customers. It’s all word of mouth. Enjoy!

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Café Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave
504 945 5635
www.cafedegas.com
Reservations
Brunch/Lunch/Dinner
All french restaurant in Esplanade Ridge. Outstanding food. Very casual. Has fantastic brunch on Sunday.

Cake Cafe and Bakery
2440 Chartres St
504 940 0010
www.nolacakes.com
No Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch
Don't just have breakfast. Do breakfast. Shrimp and grits. Biscuits and gravy. At lunch try the roasted vegetables on ciabatta bread.

Camellia Grill
626 S Carrollton Ave
504 522 1800
No Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch
Daily 8:00-12:00am
This is a quick breakfast place. Great omelettes and burgers all day every day

Elizabeth's Restaurant
601 Gallier St
504 944 9272
www.elizabethsrestaurant.com
Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Do not leave New Orleans without eating breakfast at Elizabeths. Show up early and go upstairs for Bloody Marys before breakfast. Everything is great. Get praline bacon with whatever you order. If you make it for lunch, get the Dream burger. At dinner, try the rabbit. Eating a Elizabeth's BLT for lunch is the ultimate.

Red Gravy Cafe
125 Camp St
504 561 8844
www.redgravycafe.com
No Reservations
Breakfast
Excellent breakfast. Go for the sicilian egg pie or Roe's breakfast.

Surrey's
1418 Magazine St
504 895 5757
www.surreysnola.com
No Reservations
Breakfast
Great place. Go with the shrimp and grits. You won't leave hungry.

Willa Jean
611 O'Keefe Ave
504 509 7334
www.willajean.com
Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch
All around good. Strong emphasis on the coffee program. Only New Orleans. Willa Jean serves boozy slushes as well as tea, coffee and inspired craft cocktails.

Lunch

Antoine's Hermes Bar
725 Saint Louis Ave
504 581 4422
www.antoines.com
No Reservations
Lunch
Go for the Kobe cheeseburger po-boy.

Bacchanal Fine Wine and Spirits
600 Poland Ave
504 948 9111
www.bacchanal/wine.com
No Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
This is a New Orleans must. First went to this place when it was just a wine store. You could sit around and sample wine till you bought some. It evolved in to a wine laboratory which serves food. Cover.

Bevi Seafood Company
236 N Carrollton Ave
504 488 7503
www.beviseafoodco.com
No Reservations
Lunch
Go for the "Peacemaker".

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Cafe Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave
504 945 5635
www.cafedegas.com
Reservations
Brunch/Lunch/Dinner
All french restaurant in Esplanade Ridge. Outstanding food. Very casual. Has fantastic brunch on Sunday.

Cake Cafe and Bakery
2440 Chartres St
504 940 0010
www.nolacakes.com
No Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch
Don't just have breakfast. Do breakfast. Shrimp and grits. Biscuits and gravy. At lunch try the roasted vegetables on ciabatta bread.

Camellia Grill
626 S Carrollton Ave
504 522 1800
No Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch
Daily 8:00-12:00am
This is a quick breakfast place. Great omelettes and burgers all day every day

Clancy's
6100 Annunciation St
504 895 1111
www.clancysneworleans.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Classic Creole cuisine. Start with a shrimp remoulade. Finish with crawfish etouffee. Excellent wine selection. If smoked soft shell crab is on the menu-get it.

Cochon
930 Tchoupitoulas
504 588 2123
www.cochonrestaurant.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Pork cheeks are a must. Fried livers with pepper jelly will make you drool. The oyster and bacon sandwich cannot be passed up.

Del Fuego Taqueria
4518 Magazine St
504 309 5797
www.delfuegotaqueria.com
Reservations
Lunch/Quick Dinner
Very Mexican. Best tacos ever. Huge selection of mezcals.

Domenica
123 Baronne St
504 648 6020
www.domenicarestaurant.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Regional Italian cuisine. Executive Chef is Alon Shaya. Hand rolled pastas made from scratch and wood fired pizzas.

Elizabeth's Restaurant
601 Gallier St
504 944 9272
www.elizabethsrestaurant.com
Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Do not leave New Orleans without eating breakfast at Elizabeths. Show up early and go upstairs for Bloody Marys before breakfast. Everything is great. Get praline bacon with whatever you order. If you make it for lunch, get the Dream burger. At dinner, try the rabbit. Eating a Elizabeth's BLT for lunch is the ultimate.

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Guy's Po-Boy
5259 Magazine St
504 891 5025
No Website
No Reservations
Lunch
Go for the grilled shrimp po-boy. This will be a 11 inch perfectly balanced sandwich. Get it dressed and pressed. Does not get any better than Guy's.

Jack Dempsey's
738 Poland Ave
504 943 9914
www.jackdempseys.net
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
This is local. Make sure you get the mac and cheese. The potato salad is good. This place serves fried food.

Kenton's Food and Bourbon
5757 Magazine St
504 891 1177
www.kentonsrestaurant.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. After brunch, prepare to take a nap. We cannot make a recommendation on selection, because all is good. Eat everything.

Katie's Restaurant and Bar
3701 Iberville St
504 488 6582
www.katiesinmidcity.com
No Reservations
Lunch
Gourmet po-boys. Don't play around. Go for the cochon de lait po-boy. Make sure you have a camera, because this is a photo moment. If you have a party of 4, go for "The Barge". Either one will require a nap after lunch.

La Petite Grocery
4238 Magazine St
504 891 3377
www.lapetitegrocery.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Has Sunday brunch 10:30am to 2:30 pm. The brunch libations are excellent. My favorite appetizers are girdled octopus or gulf oysters gratin. The braised lamb shank is a winner.

Mahony's
3454 Magazine St
504 899 3374
www.mahonyspoboys.com
No Reservations
Lunch/Quick Dinner
Try the Oyster Rockefeller Bread Pudding. Chicken liver with slaw-Mahony's won an award with this one. A great selection of po-boys. Try them all-they are all good.
Dessert-root beer float.

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Parasol's Bar and Restaurant
2533 Constance St
504 302 1543
www.parasolsbarandrestaurant.com
No Reservations
Lunch
The soft shell crab po-boy is the best. Call to make sure they have plenty.

Pizza Domenica
4933 Magazine St
504 301 4978
www.pizzadomenica.com
No Reservations
Lunch/Quick Dinner
Go for the specialty numbers. Very seasoned ingredients.

Port of Call
838 Esplanade Ave
504 523 0120
www.portofcallnola.com
No Reservations
Linch/Dinner(late)
This is it. Best hamburger in New Orleans. Specialties of the house are drinks. Serving world famous burgers since 1963.

Stein's Market and Deli
2207 Magazine St
504 281 4467
www.steinsdeli.com
No Reservations
Lunch
Stein's is why New Orleans is known for food. Drool, Drool~"Rachel Sandwich". Go on Wednesday for lunch-Pastrami day. Best bagel with lox and cream cheese. Invent your own sandwich. Great homemade breads.

The Italian Barrel
1240 Decatur St
504 569 0198
www.italianbarrel.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Genuine Italian menu. Crabmeat salad is tops. Along with the stuffed veal chop. End meal with an expresso.

Willa Jean
611 O'Keefe Ave
504 509 7334
www.willajean.com
Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch
All around good. Strong emphasis on the coffee program. Only New Orleans. Willa Jean serves boozy slushes as well as tea, coffee and inspired craft cocktails.

Cafe Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave
504 945 5635
www.cafedegas.com
Reservations
Brunch/Lunch/Dinner
All french restaurant in Esplanade Ridge. Outstanding food. Very casual. Has fantastic brunch on Sunday.

Del Fuego Taqueria
4518 Magazine St
504 309 5797
www.delfuegotaqueria.com
Reservations
Lunch/Quick Dinner
Very Mexican. Best tacos ever. Huge selection of mezcals.

Elizabeth's Restaurant
601 Gallier St
504 944 9272
www.elizabethsrestaurant.com
Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Do not leave New Orleans without eating breakfast at Elizabeths. Show up early and go upstairs for Bloody Marys before breakfast. Everything is great. Get praline bacon with whatever you order. If you make it for lunch, get the Dream burger. At dinner, try the rabbit. Eating a Elizabeth's BLT for lunch is the ultimate.

Mahony's
3454 Magazine St
504 899 3374
www.mahonyspoboys.com
No Reservations
Lunch/Quick Dinner
Try the Oyster Rockefeller Bread Pudding. Chicken liver with slaw-Mahony's won an award with this one. A great selection of po-boys. Try them all-they are all good.
Dessert-root beer float.

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Pizza Domenica
4933 Magazine St
504 301 4978
www.pizzadomenica.com
No Reservations
Lunch/Quick Dinner
Go for the specialty numbers. Very seasoned ingredients.

Square Root
1800 Magazine St
504 309 7800
www.squarerootnola.com
Reservations
Dinner
Reservations needed, and you'll be lucky to get in. Electric menu. For serious food and wine snobs. Very innovative. 8 to 10 course tasting paired with wine. 16 per seating. 2 seatings a night.

Jack Dempsey's
738 Poland Ave
504 943 9914
www.jackdempseys.net
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
This is local. Make sure you get the mac and cheese. The potato salad is good. This place serves fried food.

Shaya
4213 Magazine St
504 891 4214
www.shayarestaurant.com
Advance Reservations
Dinner
Israeli cuisine. Josh Ozersky picked Shaya as Best New Restaurant in America in 2015. Takes reservations 30 to 60 days in advance. Best hummus and pita of your life.Order the slow cooked lamb.

Avo
5908 Magazine St
504 509 6550
www.restaurantavo.com
Reservations
Dinner
4th generation Sicilian chefs. Call to see if you can order the lamb neck. It is not on the menu, but they will cook it if asked.

Herbsaint
701 St Charles Ave
504 524 4114
www.herbsaint.com
Reservations
Dinner
Try the shrimp tomato bisque, and also the roasted pork belly. Voted 2016 Best Romantic Restaurant.

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Sac-a-lait
1051 Annunciation St
504 324 3658
www.sac-a-laitrestaurant.com
Reservations
Dinner
Chefs and their families designed and built the entire restaurant. Most of the group grew up on farms. Seasonal dishes are procured locally. Start with gumbo. Try the whole stuffed flounder or fried quail. They make their own hot sauce.

Crescent City Steak House
1001 N Broad St
504 821 3271
www.crescentcitysteaks.com
Reservations
Dinner
Serving since 1934. Great for party of 4. This place invented steaks. Don't miss the bread pudding dessert.

Chophouse
322 Magazine St
504 522 7902
www.chophousenola.com
Reservations
Great service. Food quality is great. Go to the bar and have a drink first. Quiet atmosphere.

Brigtsen Restaurant
723 Dante St
504 861 7610
www.brigtsen.com
Reservations
Dinner
Creole/Acadian food. Chef is Frank Brigtsen. Frank and his wife Marna run the restaurant. Request seating in front room. Start with the shrimp bisque. If soft shell crabs are in season, then they will be world class. If not, try the "Shell Beach Diet" platters.

Domenica
123 Baronne St
504 648 6020
www.domenicarestaurant.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Regional Italian cuisine. Executive Chef is Alon Shaya. Hand rolled pastas made from scratch and wood fired pizzas.

Gautreau's Restaurant
1728 Soniat St
504 899 7397
www.gautreausrestaurant.com
Reservations
Dinner
Chef is Sue Zemanick. This is an elegant uptown bistro. Try the crispy sweetbreads. Mains are all good, and try all of the desserts.

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La Petite Grocery
4238 Magazine St
504 891 3377
www.lapetitegrocery.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Has Sunday brunch 10:30am to 2:30 pm. The brunch libations are excellent. My favorite appetizers are girdled octopus or gulf oysters gratin. The braised lamb shank is a winner.

Clancy's
6100 Annunciation St
504 895 1111
www.clancysneworleans.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Classic Creole cuisine. Start with a shrimp remoulade. Finish with crawfish etouffee. Excellent wine selection. If smoked soft shell crab is on the menu-get it.

Patois
6078 Laurel St
504 895 9441
www.patoisnola.com
Reservations
Dinner
Quaint, romantic neighborhood restaurant featuring French cuisine. Food purchases are local when in season. Executive chef Aaron Burgas is committed to locally sourced ingredients. Great restaurant for a party of 2.

Kenton's Food and Bourbon
5757 Magazine St
504 891 1177
www.kentonsrestaurant.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. After brunch, prepare to take a nap. We cannot make a recommendation on selection, because all is good. Eat everything.

Deanies Seafood
841 Iberville St
504 581 1316
www.deanies.com
Reservations
Dinner
For a party of 4 start with 2 dozen raw oysters, then a cup of gumbo each, and go for the giant seafood platter. It feeds 4. Substitute the soft shell crab for the stuffed crab.

Elizabeth's Restaurant
601 Gallier St
504 944 9272
www.elizabethsrestaurant.com
Reservations
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Do not leave New Orleans without eating breakfast at Elizabeths. Show up early and go upstairs for Bloody Marys before breakfast. Everything is great. Get praline bacon with whatever you order. If you make it for lunch, get the Dream burger. At dinner, try the rabbit. Eating a Elizabeth's BLT for lunch is the ultimate.

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Cochon
930 Tchoupitoulas
504 588 2123
www.cochonrestaurant.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Pork cheeks are a must. Fried livers with pepper jelly will make you drool. The oyster and bacon sandwich cannot be passed up.

Paladar 511
511 Marigny St
504 509 6782
www.paladar511.com
Reservations
Dinner
Great restaurant in the Marigny. Started by several CA folks serving creole style food, but very light. Located in a refurbished warehouse and is very casual. Ask for a booth. Great brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Cafe Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave
504 945 5635
www.cafedegas.com
Reservations
Brunch/Lunch/Dinner
All french restaurant in Esplanade Ridge. Outstanding food. Very casual. Has fantastic brunch on Sunday.

Bacchanal Fine Wine and Spirits
600 Poland Ave
504 948 9111
www.bacchanal/wine.com
No Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
This is a New Orleans must. First went to this place when it was just a wine store. You could sit around and sample wine till you bought some. It evolved in to a wine laboratory which serves food. Cover.

Bayona
430 Dauphine St
504 525 4455
www.bayona.com
Reservations
Lunch Wed-Sat
Dinner Mon-Sat
Chef Susan Spicer can cook with the best. Try her sweetbreads and fresh fish of the day. Try not read the menu too long-you will pass out from hunger. Heaven is the cream of garlic soup.

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G.W. Fins
808 Bienville St
504 581 3467
www.gwfins.com
Reservations
Dinner
Probably the best seafood restaurant in New Orleans. If the Louisiana pompano is on the menu-get it. The appetizer should be gumbo. This a real seafood restaurant.

Restaurant August
301 Tchoupitoulas St
504 299 9777
www.restaurantaugust.com
Reservations
Dinner
This is chef John Besh's signature restaurant. It is a real treat to have dinner here. Make sure you have reservations. Creole classics. Changing menu.

Peche Seafood
800 Magazine St
504 522 1744
www.pecherestaurant.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Award winning chef Donald Link brings seafood to life. His whole fish are fabulous. Live-fire cooking techniques. Oysters from around the U.S. Great bar.

Dickie Brennan's Steak House
716 Iberville St
504 522 2467
www.dickiebrennanssteakhouse.com
Reservations
Dinner
Start with a smoked soft shell crab, share the gumbo, chew through a prime strip(the homemade worcestershire sauce), side of mac and cheese, and then punish yourself
with the pecan pie. Good steak house.

Acme Oyster Bar
724 Iberville St
504 522 5973
www.acmeoyster.com/french-quarter
No reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Good for lunch or just a love of oysters. This is a short sleeved oyster bar that serves great po-boys as well. If there's a line don't worry. Felix's Oyster Bar is right across the street and is also outstanding. Either one of these oyster bars is a must for the raw oyster lover.

Dragos Restaurant
2 Poydras St (In Hilton Downtown)
No Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
If possible make time to sit down for a dozen charbroiled oysters. They have the best in town.

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Mandinas Restaurant
3800 Canal St
504 482 9179
www.mandinarestaurant.com
Call to see if reservations are needed
Lunch/Dinner
This is a local favorite. Casual. My favorite dishes are soft shell crab and trout almondine or menuniere. They also have very good gumbo, turtle soup and po-boys. Good for lunch or dinner. Not expensive. You will dream about the oyster and artichoke soup with a fried oyster salad.

Domilise's Restaurant
5240 Annunciation St
504 899 9126
www.domilisespoboys.com
No Reservations
Lunch Only
Casual. Definitely one of the top po-boy restaurants. Wash your po-boy down with a Barq's root beer.

Parkway Bakery and Tavern
538 Hagan Ave
504 482 3047
www.parkwaypoboys.com
No Reservations
Lunch Only
Casual. Go for the shrimp po-boy. New Orleans eats po-boys. This is one of the top po-boy restaurants. Roast beef or shrimp. Get the po-boy dressed and pressed.

Killer PoBoys
811 Conti St
504 252 6745
www.killerpoboys.com
No Reservations
Lunch Only
Go for the dark and stormy po-boy. You will want a nap afterwards.

Josephine Estelle
600 Carondelet St(Inside Ace Hotel)
504 930 3070
www.josephineestelle.com
email-enquine@josephinestelle.com
Rservations
Brunch Sat and Sun Only
Lunch/Dinner
Italian cuisine with flavors of American South. Very nice restaurant and decor. 8 different pastas made in house. Try the tuna cerviche with peanut agrodolce or mafalde with "Maw Maw" gravy. Go for happy hour from 3:00pm-6pm for hushpuppies with burnt ends with neck bone gravy.

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N7
1117 Montegut St
504 495 5474
Dinner Mon-Wed 6:00pm-10:00pm/Thurs-Sat 6:00pm-11:00pm/Closed Sunday
No Reservations
Located in a former tire shop in the ninth ward. French menu with occasional Japanese notes. Hard to find. Gate marked in red paint with an "N7" stencil. N7 is unlike any place in New Orleans. Half menu comes in cans. For real. Don't let this put you off. You will want to go back. Think of N7 as a bar with appetizers.

Charlie's Steak House
4510 Dryades St
504 895 9323
www.charliesteakhousenoloa.com
Reservations
Dinner
New Orleans steak house since 1932. You can't say more. If you plan ahead you can take the St Charles trolley. Worth the 15 minute drive from downtown.

Pascal's Manale
1838 Napolean Ave
504 895 4877
www.pascalsmanale.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner/Closed Sundays
Same location for 100 years. 100 years. This is a New Orleans atmosphere, and tradition. Great raw oyster bar. Think no more. Go for the BBQ shrimp. Best for dinner. If you just happen to make lunch Mon-Fri, the BBQ shrimp po-boy is history in food.

Katie's
3701 Iberville St
504 488 6582
www.katiesinmidcity.com
No Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Open since 1984. Hurricane Katrina devastated everything. Now state of the art. This is a family run casual restaurant. Chargrilled oysters are good. Has gourmet poboys.
Pizzas are tops.

Vincent's Italian Cuisine
7839 St Charles Ave
504 517 9348
www.vincentsitaliancuisine.com
Reservations
Dinner
Best Southern Italian food ever. Not recommended for a party over 6. For a romantic dinner, request back room. Veal and crab bisque are a no brainer.

The Italian Barrel
1240 Decatur St
504 569 0198
www.italianbarrel.com
Reservations
Lunch/Dinner
Genuine Italian menu. Crabmeat salad is tops. Along with the stuffed veal chop. End meal with an expresso.

Port of Call
838 Esplanade Ave
504 523 0120
www.portofcallnola.com
No Reservations
Linch/Dinner(late)
This is it. Best hamburger in New Orleans. Specialties of the house are drinks. Serving world famous burgers since 1963.

Cafe Du Monde'
Located in the French Market
All Day Every Day
This restaurant has been a traditional coffee shop since 1862. Taste your coffee au lait. Also get some beignets, and cover them with powdered sugar. You can't go to New Orleans without chewing on beignets. Have a photo made while there. The photo will be the best part. My recommendation is to only go once to say you have been
there.

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