Bayona

Modern Southern

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Overview

Famed chef Susan Spicer has drawn accolades and diners to Bayona since 1990. In a quaint French Quarter cottage with floor-length windows overlooking a stone-paved courtyard, Spicer crafts memorable dishes like cream of garlic soup or crispy smoked quail salad with pears and bourbon dressing, all paired with a diverse, vast list of wines.

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ACCOLADES

  • Modern New Orleans: Best New Orleans Restaurants: Critic's Picks 2016  New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • New Orleans' Best Restaurants 2016Zagat
  • New Orleans' Best American Restaurants 2015  Zagat
  • Winner: James Beard Award Best Chef Southeast 1993
  • One of the Top 40 Places to Dine 1993  Conde Nast
  • Zagat rating of 27 out of 30

Menu for Bayona

Dinner Menu

Starters

  • Eggplant Caviar Tapenade, Feta, Herbed Crouton
    $8.00
  • Goat Cheese Crouton Wild Flour Multigrain, Mushrooms, Madeira Cream
    $12.00
  • Grilled Shrimp Black Bean Cake, Citrus Coriander Sauce
    $12.00
  • Veal Sweetbreads Lemon-Caper or Sherry-Mustard Butter
    $14.00
  • Roman Chopped Liver Crostini Ciabatta, Boiled Egg, Arugula, Balsamic
    $10.00
  • Vadouvan Curry Seared Scallop, Gulf Shrimp, Spinach, Crispy Shallots
    $14.00
  • Curried Shrimp Phyllo Turnover
    $12.00

Soups & Salads

  • Cream of Garlic Soup
    $7.00
  • Asparagus Leek Potato
    $7.00
  • Bayona Salad Balsamic Vinaigrette, Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese
    $7.00
  • Caesar-Style Salad Romaine, Arugula, Preserved Lemon, Fried Capers
    $9.00
  • Crispy Smoked Quail Salad Pears, Spiced Pecans, Bourbon Molasses
    $14.00
  • Cornmeal Fried Oyster Salad Black Eyed Peas, Celery Heart, Jalapeno-Garlic Dressing
    $14.00

Main Courses

  • King Salmon Choucroute, Grilled Red Bliss Potatoes, Gewurztraminer
    $30.00
  • Wild Redfish Bok Choy and Mushroom Lo Mein, Sesame Guacamole
    $31.00
  • Grilled Duck Breast Braised Red Cabbage, Wild Rice, Pepper Jelly Sauce
    $28.00
  • Veal Sweetbreads Lemon-Caper or Sherry-Mustard Butter
    $30.00
  • Grilled Pork Chop Gruyere Bread Pudding, Grilled Asparagus, Pork Jús
    $29.00
  • Peppered Lamb Loin Herbed Goat Cheese, Zinfandel Sauce
    $32.00
  • Boudin-Stuffed Rabbit Roulade Fried Leg, Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Hash, Creole Mustard Sauce
    $30.00
  • Grilled New York Strip Arroz Amarillo, Chipotle Pumpkin, Curdito, Chimichurri
    $34.00

Featured Items

  • Sweet Potato Brioche Maple Butter
    $5.00

Sparkling Wine

  • NV Brut Rosé, Moncontour, Loire, France
    $13.00
  • NV Champagne Brut, Carte d'Or, Drappier
    $22.00

White Wine

  • Pinot Gris, '12 Carabella, Chehalem Mountains, Oregon
    $14.00
  • Riesling, '10 M.F. Richter Estate, Mosel, Germany
    $12.00
  • Chardonnay '14 Chablis, Domaine Vocoret, Burgundy, France
    $14.00
  • Roussanne/Marsanne, '12 Céleste, J.L. Chave, Rhone, France
    $14.00
  • Sauvignon Blanc, '15 Sancerre, Chavignol, Domaine Delaporte, Loire, France
    $12.00
  • Grüner Veltliner, '14 Karmeliterberg, Herman Moser, Kremstal, Austria
    $12.00

Rosé Wine

  • Casanova la Spinetta Rosato, Tuscany, Italy
    $13.00

Red Wine

  • Sangiovese/Montepulciano/Cabernet, Montepeloso, A Quo, Tuscany, Italy
    $14.00
  • Temprañillo/Cabernet, "08 Can Feixes, Penedes, Spain
    $14.00
  • Syrah/Grenache, '11 Côtes du Rhone, Domaine les Hautes Cances, France
    $12.00
  • Mencia, '14 Unculin, José Antonio Garcia, Bierzo, Spain
    $13.00
  • Pinot Noir, '13 Hautes Côtes de Nuits, Burgundy, France
    $15.00
  • Cab Franc, '12 Château Coudray Montpensier, Chinon, Loire, France
    $12.00

Lunch Menu

Starters

  • Capriole Goat Cheese Crouton Oyster and Shiitake Mushrooms, Madeira Cream
    $11.00
  • Grilled Shrimp Black Bean Cake, Orange-Coriander Sauce
    $12.00
  • Eggplant Caviar Olive Tapenade, Feta, Herb Croutons
    $8.00
  • Sautéed Veal Sweetbreads Potatoes, Mushrooms, Sherry Mustard or Lemon Caper Butter
    $14.00
  • Lamb Ragu Flatbread Herbed Ricotta
    $12.00

Soups & Salads

  • Cream of Garlic Soup Pita Croutons
    $7.00
  • Soup Du Jour Daily Preparation
    $6.00
  • Bayona Salad Farm Greens, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Shaved Parmesan
    $7.00
  • Bayona Blue Salad Farm Greens, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Crumbled Point Reyes Blue Cheese
    $7.50
  • Caesar-Style Salad Arugula, Romaine, Preserved Lemon, Fried Caper
    $9.00
  • Cornmeal Fried Oyster Salad Black Eye Peas, Celery Heart, Jalapeno-Garlic Dressing
    $9.00

Main Courses

  • Smoked Duck "PB & J" Cashew Butter, Pepper Jelly, Apple-Celery Salad, Wild Flour Multigrain
    $15.00
  • New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp Pimento Cheese Grits, Smothered Greens
    $16.00
  • Sautéed Red Fish With Israeli Couscous Salad Zucchini, Arugula, Roasted Tomatoes, Lemon Dill Vinaigrette
    $16.00
  • Braised Rabbit Ravioli Brussel Sprouts, Crimini Mushrooms
    $16.00
  • Grilled Salmon Belly and Tempura Collar Bok Choy and Mushroom Lo Mein, Sesame Guacamole
    $16.00

Bar Menu

House Cocktails

  • Stormy Morning Crème de Violette, St. Germain, Lime Juice, and Bubbly (served tall, on the rocks)
    $10.00
  • Cucumber Julep House Infused Cucumber Vodka, Mint, Simple Syrup, Lime Juice
    $12.00
  • Royal Dauphine Bulleit Bourbon, Kings Ginger Liqueur, Lemon, Orange Bitters, Vanilla
    $10.00
  • New Fashioned Singani 63, Cocchi Americano, Lemon, Muddled Orange and Lemon Bitters
    $10.00
  • Gimlet du Gentilhomme The Botanist Gin, Suze Saveur d'autrefis, Amaro Nonino, Lime Cordial
    $10.00
  • Driving Glove Tres Agaves Reposado, Pamplemousse Rose, Fleur de Sommerand Lime Juice
    $10.00
  • Smoking Jacket Glenfiddich 12 yr, Averna Amaro, Crème de Cassis, Pedro Ximenez El Candado, El Guapo Cocoa Bitters, Grapefruit
    $12.00

Beer

  • Tusker Lager Kenya
    $7.00
  • Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Germany
    $6.00
  • Kwak Amber Belgium
    $8.00
  • Blanche de Bruxelles Belgium
    $6.00
  • Saison Dupont Farmhouse Ale Belgium
    $8.00
  • Wasatch Apricot Wheat Utah, USA
    $6.00
  • Flensburger Dunkel Dark Lager Germany
    $9.00
  • Chimay Blue Belgium
    $10.00
  • Eel River IPA California, USA
    $6.00
  • Erdinger N/A Germany
    $6.00

Sparkling Wine by The Glass

  • NV Brut Rosé, Moncontour, Loire, France
    $13.00
  • NV Champagne Brut, Carte d'Or, Drappier
    $22.00

White Wine by The Glass

  • 2012 Pinot Gris, Carabella, Chehalem Mountains, Oregon
    $14.00
  • 2010 Riesling, M. F. Richter Estate, Mosel, Germany
    $12.00
  • 2014 Chardonnay, Chablis, Domaine Vocoret, Burgundy, France
    $14.00
  • 2012 Roussanne/Marsanne, Céleste, J.L. Chave, Rhone, France
    $14.00
  • 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre, Patient Cottat, Loire, France
    $12.00
  • 2014 Gruner Veltliner, Karmeliterberg, Herman Moser, Kremstal, Austria
    $12.00

Rosé by The Glass

  • 2015 Careglio Gramplin, Piedmont, Italy
    $13.00

Red Wine by The Glass

  • 2013 Sangiovese/Montepulciano/Cabernet, Montepeloso, A Quo, Tuscany, Italy
    $14.00
  • 2009 Tempranillo/Cabernet Sauvignon, Can Feixes, Penedes, Spain
    $14.00
  • 2011 Grenache/Syrah, Domaine les Hautes Cances, Cairanne, Rhone, France
    $12.00
  • 2012 Cabernet Franc, Château Coudray Montpensier, Chinon, Loire, France
    $13.00
  • 2013 Pinot Noir, Hautes Côtes de Nuits, Domaine Bertagna, Burgundy, France
    $15.00
  • 2013 Mencia, Unculin, José Antonio Garcia, Bierzo, Spain
    $14.00

Saturday Lunch Menu

To Begin

  • Cream of Garlic Soup
  • Gazpacho
  • Bayona Salad with Parmigiano Reggiano or Point Reyes Blue
  • Caesar Style Salad with Lemon Pickle and Fried Capers
  • Roasted Pear Salad with Golden Balsamic and Mascarpone
  • Gnocchi with Chanterelles, Ramps and Tomatoes

Next

  • Fritto Misto of Butternut Artichoke and Lemon with Tonnato
  • Grilled Salmon Belly with Miso Bacon, Brown Rice and Pea Purée
  • Crayfish and "Blackened" Eggplant Gratin
  • Cheddar Biscuit Smoked Ham and Soft Scrambled Eggs
  • Beef Strip with Grilled Bliss Potatoes, Marinated Beets and Tops, Horseradish Sour Cream

Finally

  • Smoked Duck and Peanut Cashew Butter in Puff Pastry with Pepper Jelly
  • Cheese Plate Capriole Sofia and Chiriboga Blue
  • Aztec Mocha Hot Fudge Sunday
  • Ricotta Tart with Apricot Sorbet
  • Vanilla, Chocolate Pineapple Cream Cheese Ice Cream
  • Blueberry Lemonade Sorbet

Dessert Menu

Desserts

  • Fried Hot Chocolate Aztec Chocolate Empanada, Dulce de Leche Sauce, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
    $9.00
  • Crème de Menthe Panna Cotta White and Dark Chocolate, Peppermint Bark, Blackberry Sauce
    $8.00
  • Brioche King Cake Pecan Praline Filling, Creole Cream Cheese Ice Cream
    $9.00
  • Louisiana Strawberry Shortcake Basil Crème Anglaise, Balsamic Syrup
    $8.00
  • Ice Cream or Sorbet Choice of House-made Ice Cream or Sorbet
    $8.00
  • Artisan Cheese Plate Chef's Selection
    $12.00

The Republic of tea

  • British Breakfast
  • Earl Grey
  • The People's Green Tea
  • Organic Mint Fields
  • Chamomile Lemon
  • Good Hope Vanilla (Red Tea)

430 Dauphine Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Bistro, Neighborhood Feel, Refined
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Meet For A Drink, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (504) 525-4455
  • Private Dining Room: Yes