Arnaud's Restaurant

Cajun/Creole

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Overview

Since 1918, Arnaud’s has been serving traditional Cajun/Creole cuisine off of Bourbon Street, incuding a legendary Sunday jazz brunch. Soak up live Dixieland jazz in the jazz bistro or sip cocktails in the intimate, James Beard award-winning French 75 Bar. In Arnaud's striking, historic dining room (a backdrop in movies like "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"), diners enjoy Nola classics like shrimp remoulade or bananas foster flambeed tableside, as well as house favorites like crabmeat Karen, a crab-shaped pastry filled with mushrooms and crab.

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Accolades

  • Finalist: James Beard Foundation Outstanding Bar Program 2016
  • Best of the Big Easy Readers' Picks Best Upscale Bar 2015 - Where Y'at
  • Best of the Big Easy Readers' Picks Best Romantic Date Spot 2015 - Where Y'at
  • Best Cocktail Bars in the U.S. 2015 - Food & Wine Magazine
  • Winner: James Beard Award Finalist Outstanding Bar Program 2015
  • Reader's Choice No. 1 New Orleans Bar 2014 - The Times-Picayune
  • Zagat rating of 25 out of 30

Menu for Arnaud's Restaurant

French 75 Menu

Cocktails

  • St. Martin Beefeater Gin, Averna and Aperol
    $13.00
  • French 75 Courvoisier VS, Sugar, Lemon Juice, Moet and Chandon Champagne
    $13.75
  • Sazerac Rye Whiskey, Sugar, Bitters
    $7.25
  • Ellipses & Dash Mount Gay and El Dorado Rums, Allspice Dram, Falernum, Orange and Lime Juices and Angostura Bitters
    $9.50
  • El Guapo Fashioned Jim Beam, Meletti Amaro, Herbed Demerara
    $8.75
  • Lillet Cobbler Lillet, Crème de Mure, Lime Juice
    $9.75
  • The Contessa Boodles Gin, Aperol, Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice, Cranberry Cordial, Orange Bitters
    $9.50
  • Bishop Courvoisier, Pisco, Cabernet Syrup, Pear Agave, Lime Juice
    $9.95
  • Caipa De Gallos Novo-Fogo Cachaca, Sriracha Shrubb, Strawberry-Cucumber Syrup, Lime
    $12.00
  • Curari Rye Whiskey, Amaro Cora, Ruby Port and Orange Bitters
    $9.25

Bar Menu

  • Boudin Wontons Boudin stuffed wontons, deep fried and served with pepper jelly mustard
    $5.75
  • Soufflé Potatoes
    $8.95
  • Chef's Selection of Cheese Served with water biscuits and seasonal fruit gelée
    $16.50
  • Shrimp Spring Rolls Fresh Louisiana shrimp rolled in rice paper with rice stick noodles, cilantro, and iceberg lettuce. Served with peanut sauce
    $9.75
  • Salty Snacks House-made Gaufrette potato chips, caper berries and spiced assorted nuts
    $8.25
  • Brie and Jalapeño Stuffed Shrimp Jumbo Gulf shrimp stuffed with brie and jalapeño peppers
    $8.50
  • Oysters en Brochette Gulf oysters wrapped with bacon and deep fried. Served with Marchand de Vin Sauce
    $12.25
  • Gougères Gruyère cheese puffs
    $4.75
  • Shrimp and Andouille Calas Creole rice fritters served with tartar sauce
    $5.25

Jazz Brunch Menu

Appetizers

  • Creole Cream Cheese Evangeline A traditional Creole breakfast starter. Sugared Creole cream cheese with seasonal fresh fruit
  • Shrimp Arnaud Our Signature dish. Gulf Shrimp marinated in our famous tangy Creole Remoulade Sauce
  • Belgian Waffle Topped with strawberry and blueberry compotes and served with sugar cane syrup
  • Shrimp Bisque
  • Turtle Soup
  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Chicken and Andouille Gumbo
  • Chilled Fruit Cocktail Seasonal fresh fruit sweetened with sugar and drizzled with Cointreau
  • Oysters on the Half Shell Chilled, select, fresh Louisiana oysters with Mignonette or Cocktail Sauce

Entrées

  • Eggs Fauteaux Poached eggs, house-smoked fresh Gulf pompano on English Muffins with dill-infused Hollandaise Sauce
    $33.50
  • Eggs Benedict The classic. Poached eggs and Canadian bacon on English Muffins with Hollandaise Sauce
    $32.50
  • Arnaud's Crab Cakes Made with Jumbo Lump Louisiana crabmeat. Served with a White Remoulade Sauce
    $39.95
  • Petit Filet Mignon Bourgeois Topped with Blue Cheese Cream Sauce and roasted pecans. Served with crispy fries
    $44.95
  • Grillades & Grits A local favorite. Flash-seared baby veal scaloppine braised in a rich Vegetable Sauce. Served with cheese grits
    $38.00
  • Red Bean Omelette Red Beans stuffed in a fluffy omelette. Topped with Sharp Cheddar cheese and served with Alligator sausage
    $33.00
  • Arnaud's Boudin Cakes Made with Louisiana Boudin. Pan seared and served with Sunny Side Up eggs and haricots verts
    $32.50
  • Eggs Sardou Poached eggs over artichoke bottoms and creamed baby spinach with Hollandaise Sauce
    $32.50
  • Eggs Hussarde Poached eggs, Canadian bacon and tomato on French Bread crostini with Hollandaise and Marchand de Vin Sauces
    $32.50
  • Savory Crabmeat Cheesecake Fresh Louisiana lump crabmeat, Brie and cream cheese, eggs, cream, fresh vegetables, herbs and spices. Served with a sherry-infused Cream Sauce
    $35.00
  • Shrimp Clemenceau Gulf Shrimp sautéed in garlic butter with peas, crisp Brabant potatoes and fresh mushrooms
    $35.00
  • Pork Tenderloin Robichaux Sautéed hickory-smoked pork tenderloin served with truffled mashed potatoes and Pepper Jelly Mustard Sauce
    $35.00
  • Eggs Adrienne Poached eggs, grilled Louisiana country sausage on English muffins with Creole Sauce
    $32.50
  • Eggs Arnaud Select any two poached eggs
    $33.00
  • Omelette au Fromage Savory Parmigiano-Reggiano, Mozzarella and Chèvre cheeses, Pancetta, vine-ripened tomatoes and a soupçon of truffle oil. Served with crunchy potato shoestrings
    $33.00
  • Oysters en Brochette Crisply fried fresh Louisiana oysters, smoked bacon, Marchand de Vin Sauce and grilled eggplant rounds
    $36.00
  • Arnaud's Gulf Fish Meuniere Deep-fried fillet of the freshest fish available with Arnaud's famous Meunière Sauce, Brabant potatoes and haricots certs
    $39.95
  • Chicken Pontalba Sautéed chicken breast with Marchand de Vin and Béarnaise sauces and crunchy potatoes
    $37.00

Desserts

  • Strawberries Arnaud Fresh strawberries marinaded in Port Wine Sauce. Served over Brocato's French vanilla ice cream and topped with whipped cream
  • Chocolate Toffee Torte Cookie crisp topped with English toffee-chocolate mousse and ganache
  • Bananas Foster for Two A local favorite. Bananas sautéed in butter, cinnamon and brown sugar, flamed tableside with banana liqueur and dark rum and served over Brocato's French vanilla ice cream (Additional $3.50 per person)
  • Caramel Custard A local favorite
  • Bread Pudding Fitzmorris Arnaud's famous cap bread, rum-soaked raisins and custard topped with warm Bourbon Sauce
  • Ice Cream French vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, pistachio, praline, peppermint and lemon ice
  • Crêpes Suzette for Two Crêpes sautéed in butter, orange and lemon juice with orange and lemon zest. Flamed tableside with orange liqueur and brandy. (Additional $3.50 per person)
  • Crème Brûlée A rich custard topped with a browned sugar crust
  • Café Brûlot For 2 or more. Coffee, lemon and orange rinds, cloves, cinnamon sticks and Orange Curacao. Flamed with Brandy

Coffee

  • Arnaud's Coffee
    $3.00
  • Cafe au Lait
    $3.50
  • Espresso
    $3.50
  • Cappuccino
    $4.00
  • Bushmills Irish Coffee
    $9.50
  • Cafe Brulot
    $9.00

À La Carte Dinner Menu

Appetizers

  • Shrimp Arnaud Our Signature dish. Gulf Shrimp marinated in our famous tangy Creole Remoulade Sauce
    $11.25
  • Crabmeat Prentiss Succulent Louisiana crabmeat, baked in a delicate cheese sauce
    $14.95
  • Escargots en Casserole Burgundy snails baked individually in ceramic pots with garlic-herb butter and a dash of Pernod. Capped with flaky pastry
    $10.95
  • Smoked Pompano Bourgeois House hickory-smoked fresh Gulf pompano, accompanied by sour cream, capers and onions
    $14.95
  • Crab Claws Provencale Peeled Louisiana Crab Claws simmered in Provence's unique blend of butter, fresh garlic and parsley with a dash of Pernod
    $14.95
  • Alligator Sausage Tantalizingly seasoned. Served with smoked onion and apple relish and Arnaud's own Creole Mustard
    $8.95
  • Mushrooms Véronique Baked fresh mushroom caps stuffed with grapes and Boursin cheese encrusted in fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano
    $10.95

Oysters

  • Oysters Bienville An Arnaud's original. Shrimp, mushrooms, green onions, herbs and seasonings in a White Wine Sauce
    $14.50
  • Oysters Kathryn Artichoke hearts, garlic, fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano and extra-virgin olive oil
    $14.50
  • Oysters Suzette Bacon, pimento, green onion and bell pepper
    $14.50
  • Oysters Ohan The essence of Creole. Eggplant and andouille sausage
    $14.50
  • Oysters Rockefeller Our version of the classic. Fresh spinach and bacon with a touch of Pernod
    $14.50
  • Oysters Arnaud One each of our baked oysters
    $14.50
  • Oysters on the Half Shell Chilled, select fresh Louisiana oysters with Mignonette or Cocktail Sauce
    $10.95

Soups

  • Turtle Soup
    $8.75
  • Seafood Gumbo
    $8.75
  • Shrimp Bisque
    $8.75
  • Chicken and Andouille Gumbo
    $8.75
  • Soup du Jour
    $8.75

Shellfish

  • Shrimp Creole Gulf shrimp simmered in a spicy Tomato Sauce with Creole vegetables. Served with rice Pilaf
    $26.95
  • Arnaud's Crab Cakes Made with Jumbo Lump Louisiana crabmeat. Served with a White Remoulade Sauce and a warm seasonal squash salad
    $31.95
  • Crawfish O'Connor Baked in a Brandy-infused classic Creole tomato based sauce. Served with Jasmine rice
    $26.95
  • Crabmeat Karen Delectable Louisiana crabmeat and mushrooms baked in puff pastry. Served with White Wine Sauce
    $29.95
  • Frog Legs Provençale Crisply fried and topped with Pernod-infused garlic-herb butter
    $27.95

Fish

  • Speckled Trout Meunière Crisply fried fillet served with Arnaud's famous Creole Meunière Sauce
    $29.95
  • Speckled Trout Amandine Crisply fried almond-crusted fillet. Topped with sliced almonds and Lemon Butter Sauce
    $29.95
  • From the Gulf The freshest other species of fish available in the marketplace today
  • Pontchartrain Sautéed fillet topped with fresh Louisiana crabmeat
    $36.95
  • Mitchell Pan seared fillet served with a Bouillabaisse Reduction and Mirliton-Pickled Okra Slaw
    $33.95
  • Pompano Duarte Sautéed fillet topped with Gulf shrimp and tomatoes, seasoned with garlic, fresh herbs and crushed chili peppers
    $34.95
  • Pompano David Grilled skin-on fillet brushed with extra-virgin olive oil, lemon, garlic and fresh herbs
    $32.95
  • Potato Encrusted Gulf Fish Pan seared fillet served on a bed of sautéed fennel and Herbsaint Butter
    $33.95

Fowl

  • Breast of Chicken Pontalba Sautéed chicken breast with Marchand de Vin and Béarnaise Sauces. Served with Brabant potatoes
    $27.95
  • Rock Cornish Game Hen Whitecloud Oven-roasted with a classic Véronique Sauce. Served with wild rice and water chestnut dressing
    $27.95
  • Breast of Duck Ellen Served medium rare with a blueberry-infused Port Wine Sauce and marinated blueberries
    $37.95
  • Roast Louisiana Quail Elzey Partially deboned and roasted. Served with Seasonal Gastrique and Seafood Boudin
    $38.95

Meats

  • Veal Tournedos Chantal Sautéed and served in a Wild Mushroom Sauce. Accompanied by savory risotto
    $39.95
  • Filet Mignon au Poivre Seared pepper-studded center-cut filet with classic French Brandy Cream Sauce
    $41.95
  • Petit Filet Lafitte Sautéed and stuffed with fried plump Louisiana oysters. Served with Creole Sauce Robert
    $37.95
  • Sweetbreads Sins Panéed Sweetbread medallions served with a classic Meunière Sauce and capers
    $32.95
  • Veal Wohl A sampler of our specialties. Veal Chantal, Arnaud's Crab Cake and Crawfish O'Connor
    $36.95
  • Filet Mignon Charlemond Grilled center-cut filet in a rich Mushroom Sauce, topped with Béarnaise Sauce
    $41.95

Vegetables

  • Soufflé Potatoes Legend has it that Collinet, French King Louis Phillipe's (reign 1830-1848) chef unintentionally created soufflé potatoes by plunging already fried potatoes into extremely hot oil to reheat them when the King arrived late for dinner one night. To the Chef's surprise and the king's delight, the potatoes puffed up like little balloons. We hope that you will be equally delighted. Served with Béarnaise Sauce
    $8.95
  • Stuffed Mirliton Stuffed with squash and eggplant tapenade. Served with seasonal vegetables, field peas and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis
    $26.95
  • Brabant Potatoes A local favorite. Fried and seasoned cubed potatoes
    $6.50
  • Sautéed Wild Mushrooms Portobello, Shiitake and Oyster mushrooms, cream, seasoned breadcrumbs and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
    $6.95
  • Smothered Okra Stewed with tomatoes, ham and Creole seasonings
    $6.50
  • Asparagus Hollandaise
    $7.95
  • Sautéed Baby Vegetables
    $7.95
  • Creamed Spinach
    $6.50

Salads

  • Arnaud Salad Romaine lettuce, celeriac and pistachios served with Arnaud's House Dressing
    $7.95
  • Caesar Romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing
    $8.75
  • Belgian Endive With roasted walnuts, Blue cheese and Lemon Vinaigrette dressing
    $8.50
  • Assorted Greens Arugula, Radicchio and Butter lettuces with hearts of palm, and duck cracklings. Served with our Creole Mustard Vinaigrette
    $7.75

Coffee

  • Coffee
    $3.00
  • Espresso
    $3.50
  • Cappuccino
    $4.00
  • Café Brûlot For 2 or more
    $9.00

Dessert Menu

Desserts

  • Glaces French vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, peppermint, pistachio, praline and lemon ice
    $8.00
  • Frozen Praline Soufflé Sponge cake with praline cream and caramel ganache
    $9.00
  • Crème Brûlée A rich custard topped with a brown sugar crust
    $7.95
  • Bread Pudding Fitzmorris Served with Whiskey Sauce
    $7.00
  • Caramel Custard A local favorite
    $7.00
  • Old Fashioned Pecan Pie
    $7.00
  • Chocolate Toffee Bombe Cookie crisp topped with English toffee-chocolate mousse and ganache
    $9.00
  • Strawberries Arnaud Strawberries in a marinaded in a Port Wine Sauce. Served over French vanilla ice cream and topped with whipped cream
    $9.00
  • Bananas Foster (for 2) Bananas sautéed in butter with cinnamon and brown sugar. Flamed rum and served over French vanilla ice cream
    $9.50
  • Café Brûlot (for 2 or more) Coffee, lemon and orange rinds, cloves, cinnamon sticks and Orange Curaçao. Flamed with brandy
    $9.00

813 Bienville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Classic/Old School, Refined, Upscale
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Meet For A Drink, Quiet Conversation
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (866) 230-8895
  • Private Dining Room: Yes