Commander's Palace


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  • 2015 Best Wine List

Since 1880, Commander’s Palace has defined New Orleans' Creole cuisine daily and during its popular jazz brunch. As Zagat’s most popular restaurant in New Orleans for 18 years counting, the aqua and white façade is iconic and the James Beard-awarded food shines in dishes like chicory coffee-lacquered quail or a dish of wild Louisiana white shrimp, tasso ham, pickled okra, sweet onions, 5-pepper jelly and Crystal hot sauce beurre blanc. Please note that Commander's Palace requires business attire. Collared shirts and closed toe shoes required and jacket preferred for gentlemen.

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  • Finalist: James Beard Foundation Outstanding Wine Program 2016
  • 10 Best New Orleans' Restaurants of 2017 — Times-Picayune
  • Modern New Orleans: Best New Orleans Restaurants: Critic's Picks 2016 — New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Best of Food: Best Creole 2016 — Gambit
  • Best of Food- Best Upscale Restaurant 2015 — Gambit
  • Best of Food- Best Restaurant for Dessert 2015 — Gambit
  • Grand Award 2015 - Wine Spectator
  • Top 10 Restaurants in New Orleans 2014 — Times-Picayune
  • Best New Orleans Restaurant 2014 and 2016 — Gambit
  • Winner: James Beard Award Best Chef South 2013
  • Winner: James Beard Award Outstanding Restaurant 1996
  • Zagat rating 28 out of 30

Menu for Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

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  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Classic/Old School, Lively, Neighborhood Feel
  • Dress Code: Dressy
    Good For: Groups, Outdoor Dining, People Watching
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (504) 899-8221
  • Private Dining Room: Yes