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Commander’s Palace

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#1 of 3202 restaurants in New Orleans
#1 of 4997 places to eat in New Orleans
ClosedOpens at 18:00
$$$$ Average price: $31-60
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1403 Washington Ave, 70130-5751
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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Enjoy Garden District and visit this restaurant. Carpe diem – the Creole cuisine waits for you. Come here for nicely cooked beef tenderloin, fillet steaks and strawberry shortcake if you are hungry. Try good pecan pie, white chocolate bread pudding and French toasts at Commander’s Palace. Delicious gin martini, Cosmopolitan or cognac are worth a try here. Degust great ponche, ice tea or French coffee.

This place is suitable for a family dinner as well as for a business meeting or business lunch. If you look through the guests' reviews, the crew is appealing at this spot. Fine service is something visitors appreciate here. This restaurant offers you attractive prices for delicious meals. The divine decor and quiet atmosphere let guests feel relaxed here. Frommer's 3 stars indicate that Commander’s Palace is highly appreciated by experts.

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My husband and I enjoyed seeing a bit of New Orleans culinary history, though it didn't quite live up to the hype. We were seated in an odd area and didn't have a great table, despite making a reservation well in advance. It was kind of dingy, and other tables were rather loud, so not the most romantic ambiance. The turtle soup got a positive review from my husband, and I liked the Tequila Mockingbird 2. The filet mignon was good, but the sauce and accompaniments were all on-note. The bread pudding soufflé was the same. The service was on the slow side. While the busboys were great, we waited long periods to place orders and get our check as our waiter conversed with other tables; it seemed to be a busy night.
Love this place.  It has an old southern vibe that makes me feel a little weird, but the food and drinks help to negate that feeling.  I have been twice, enjoyed everything that I have tried (because a group of us go and all order different things and share).  And if the food isnt enough the super cheap martinis (they are either $.25 or $.50-cant remember) will definitely get you together!  And don't think because they are cheap they are weak...i always leave with a nice buzz.
Enjoyed a lunch here with my wife while on vacation. Lots of restaurants talk about $.25 martinis at lunch, but typically it's some sweet juice and vodka. This place had the real deal - generous and delicious! Ate from the set lunch menu which was delicious. Turtle soup, quail and bread pudding soufflé- each course better than the one before. If I go back to this city, this place will be on my must-do list.
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Address
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 70130-5751
Features
Outdoor seating Vegetarian options Сredit cards accepted Booking No Wi-Fi No takeaway Parking No TV Wheelchair accessible
Opening hours
SundaySun 10:00-13:30, 18:00-21:30
MondayMon 11:30-13:30, 18:00-21:30
TuesdayTue 11:30-13:30, 18:00-21:30
WednesdayWed 11:30-13:30, 18:00-21:30
ThursdayThu 11:30-13:30, 18:00-21:30
FridayFri 11:30-13:30, 18:00-21:30
SaturdaySat 11:00-13:00, 18:00-21:30
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