Commander’s Palace

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Open now 11:30 - 13:30, 18:00 - 22:00
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1403 Washington Ave, 70130-5751
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Here, you can discover the recipes and ingredients of the Creole cuisine. A lot of reviewers say that shrimp salads here are wonderful. See this restaurant to taste yummy souffles. After a long working day, you can try awesome martinis and perfect wine. Most guests mention that the staff is friendly. The excellent service will make you feel nice. You may be surprised by good prices at Commander’s Palace. This place isn't a must-visit just for its tasty dishes, but also for the superb decor. When inside, the atmosphere is fantastic. According to Frommer's, this spot is rated 3 stars so it's a very recommended place to visit.
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This place is phenomenal! I had the pecan crusted fish and it was the best meal I've ever eaten! My boyfriend had the the filet and he said it was the best steak he has ever eaten in his entire life. I highly recommend this place if you are visiting New Orleans, you definitely need to make reservations to eat here!
"Will travel for food" is pretty much my motto. When we visited New Orleans, I knew there were food adventures to be had and at the very top of my list was the famous Commander's Palace. I called for a reservation about a month in advance. Weekly lunch on Monday was already full. Sunday and Monday dinner were still available so I opted for Monday dinner. The hostess was very helpful and friendly. Upon entering the restaurant, you can see that they really pay attention to and take pride in detail good service and Southern hospitality. Everyone is very nice and professional. We walked through the kitchen to get to our table and it is definitely in tip top shape. It felt upscale Southern with the perfect mix of traditional and just enough modern. The two of us ordered: Port of New Orleans: loved the pecan simple syrup...it was the perfect unique kick to the drink. -Red wine (don't remember. haha) Appetizers: -Sangria salad -Red snapper and halibut cervice I'm glad we got two nice and refreshing appetizers because we had been eating a lot of heavy Creole food for the days leading up. Both dishes hit the spot and the cervice was fresh. Entrees: --Veal and foie gras with mashed potatoes and roasted kale: my boyfriend liked his entrée and said it was tasty but he didn't really taste the presence of the foie gras. He said it was mixed into the sauce. Pecan-crusted Gulf Coast drum fish with prosecco-soaked crab and creamy corn sauce: I picked this dish because it sounded the most unique of the seafood dishes. I was worried the pecan crusting and prosecco would make the dish sweet so I asked about that before I ordered. The waiter assured me it was just a bit of natural sweetness from the prosecco and corn and the pecans were not candied. When the dish came, it was as he described. The flavor pairings were quite unique...I really enjoyed the pecan crusting. It was totally different from breading. The crab was fresh and light, which offset the heartiness of the fish. The corn sauce was also not too heavy. I'm glad I ordered this! Dessert: -Bread pudding soufflé with whiskey cream sauce: We ordered this when we ordered everything else since they needed 20 minutes to make it. This was my favorite thing we had. I was curious how they were going to make something as heavy as bread pudding light and fluffy but they managed. The whiskey cream sauce was also delicious. This dish was oh-so-dreamy...like eating a delicious cloud! Commander's Palace was a great New Orleans-y experience and a wonderful way to end our trip!
This was my first time to visit this lovely restaurant. We went on the advice of a friend. Boy, am I glad we did!  The dinner was served with a flair of expertise and style. Each person had their own server to present the food all at one time. We ate upstairs in a lovely garden room. Don't miss this for a splurge. It is not a budget restaurant but certainly with the experience.
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1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 70130-5751 Get directions
Opening hours
Monday 11:30-13:30, 18:00-22:00
Tuesday 11:30-13:30, 18:00-22:00
Wednesday 11:30-13:30, 18:00-22:00
Thursday 11:30-13:30, 18:00-22:00
Friday 11:30-13:30, 18:00-22:00
Saturday 11:00-13:00, 18:00-22:00
Sunday 10:00-13:30, 18:00-22:00