K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Cajun/Creole

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Overview

Since 1979, pioneering chef Paul Prudhomme's K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen has defined Creole and Cajun cooking in New Orleans. Set in a French Quarter row house with wrought-iron balcony, dishes showcase Prudhomme's famed spice blends (available for purchase) in classics like chicken and andouille gumbo or popular debris sauce served with blackened twin beef tenders.

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Accolades

  • Cajun: Best New Orleans Restaurants: Critic's Picks 2016 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Best of Food: Best Cajun Restaurant 2016 - Gambit
  • Zagat rating of 26 out of 30

Menu for K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Main Menu

Appetizers

  • Chicken And Andouille Gumbo (cup) pan-braised chicken, chef paul's own andouille sausage made in chef's meat plant in melville, louisiana with fresh vegetables, cooked in a chicken stock and dark roux. served with rice
    Starting At $6.95
  • Turtle Soup (cup) ground turtle meat, beef tenderloin, onions, bell peppers, celery, tomatoes and seasonings, simmered in a beef stock, which produces a rich soup. finished with fresh spinach, chopped hard-boiled eggs and dry sherry
    Starting At $6.95
  • Leek And Shiitake Champagne Cream Soup (cup) leeks, sun-dried tomatoes and shiitake mushrooms seasoned and smothered together, de-glazed with champagne and chicken stock then creamed
    Starting At $6.95
  • Shrimp And Corn Maque Choux louisiana shrimp, corn cut off the cob and simmered together with onions, bell pepper & celery to create a dish named for corn the indians grew and fertilized with whole fish, which created a taste that the french related to cabbage, so they named it "maque choux, " which literally translates to "like cabbage." served with rice
    Starting At $6.95
  • Fried Green Tomatoes With Shrimp Caper Dill Remoulade green tomatoes seasoned and dipped in corn meal batter, deep-fried and layered with sauteed fresh louisiana shrimp in a caper and dill remoulade sauce
    Starting At $6.95
  • K-pauls Fried Oysters Pernod fresh louisiana oysters, seasoned, battered, deep-fried and served with a fresh spinach and pernod liqueur cream sauce. served with jalapeno toast points
    Starting At $6.95
  • Pan-fried Rabbit Tenderloin With Creole Mustard Sauce fresh rabbit from crickhollow farms seasoned, battered, deep-fried and served with fresh, sauteed spinach and creole mustard sauce
    Starting At $6.95
  • Crawfish Enchilada a corn tortilla stuffed with fresh, sauteed louisiana crawfish topped with green chili pork sauce, mozzarella and cheddar cheese and baked in the oven
    Starting At $6.95
  • Cajun Jambalaya the most famous rice dish in louisiana cooking. we start with onions, bell peppers, celery, tasso, sausage, chicken, tomatoes, jalapenos and garlic, combined with a rich stock and simmered for hours with just the right amount of rice folded in and served with sauce piquant
    Starting At $6.95

Salads

  • K-paul's House Salad fresh mixed greens with a choice of one of our three wonderful, homemade dressings, either green onion (created here at k-paul's 22 years ago) or a dill vinaigrette (created by chef paul miller) or rich, danish blue cheese dressing
    Starting At $5.50
  • Roasted Pear, Pecan, And Bleu Cheese Salad sliced, roasted fresh pears with fresh roasted pecans and crumbled bleu cheese, served on a bed of mixed greens with a white balsamic, honey-lime vinaigrette dressing
    Starting At $5.50
  • K-paul's Spinach Salad fresh young spinach leaves topped with sliced hard boiled eggs, sauteed mushrooms and fried bacon bits, tossed with k-pauls special spinach salad dressing
    Starting At $5.50
  • Caesar Salad k-paul's version of a classic! romaine lettuce topped with a dressing made from egg yolks, homemade vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, anchovies, creole mustard and ground parmesan and romano cheese
    Starting At $5.50

Main Courses

  • Bronzed Swordfish Hot Fanny Sauce fresh swordfish fillet seasoned, bronzed and served with a sauce of roasted pecans, jalapenos, browned garlic butter, veal glaze & lemon juice. served with potatoes and veggies
    Starting At $29.95
  • Classic Crawfish Etouffee a classic combination of fresh louisiana crawfish smothered in a brown gravy made with a rich seafood stock, browned flour, onions, bell peppers, celery, garlic & seasonings and served with rice veggies
    Starting At $29.95
  • Blackened Louisiana Drum fresh drum fish from louisiana waters seasoned and blackened in a cast iron skillet and served with drawn butter, potatoes and veggies
    Starting At $29.95
  • Duck And Shrimp Dulac julienned duck breast & shrimp in a sauce of leeks, sun-dried tomatoes, shiitake & oyster mushrooms and duck glaze and served with pasta
    Starting At $29.95
  • Blackened Stuffed Pork Chop Marchand De Vin tender pork chops stuffed with ricotta, asiago, mozzarella & caciocavello cheese & fresh basil, then seasoned and blackened in a cast iron skillet and served with a marchand de vin sauce of prosciutto ham, red wine and mushrooms. served with a stuffed potato and veggies
    Starting At $29.95
  • Eggplant Pirogue With Seafood Atchafalaya eggplant pirogue (cajun canoe) seasoned, battered, deep-fried and filled with fresh louisiana shrimp, bay scallops, crawfish and sun-dried tomatoes in a garlic, parsley, seafood stock and butter emulsion. served with rice and veggies
    Starting At $29.95
  • Blackened Twin Beef Tenders With Debris twin beef tenders seasoned and blackened in a cast iron skillet and served with debris sauce, potatoes and veggies
    Starting At $29.95

Desserts

  • Bread Pudding With Hard Sauce A New Orleans Tradition a mixture of breads soaked in a rich custard and baked with raisins and pecans to make a moist dessert served with a hard sauce
    Starting At $6.00
  • Chocolate Hill our homemade, rich chocolate bundt cake with a chocolate ganache underneath and white and dark chocolate drizzled on top
    Starting At $6.00
  • Sweet Potato Pecan Pie creamy sweet potato filling & pecan syrup layer, baked and served with chantilly cream
    Starting At $6.00
  • Custard Marie Creme Brulee with a praline bottom
    Starting At $6.00

416 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Bistro, Casual, Refined
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Meet For A Drink, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (504) 596-2530
  • Private Dining Room: No