Lilette

Modern French

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  • 2015 Best Wine List
Overview

On charming Magazine Street, Lilette serves modern French cuisine in a pumpkin-hued space lined with white crown molding. Chef John Harris, recognized in 2002 by Food + Wine magazine as one of America's best new chefs, creates crowd-pleasers in dishes like escargots with chorizo, spinach, tomato and Herbsaint cream or sautéed spiced drum fish, paired with a wine list strong on Old World, small production wines.

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Accolades

  • French: Best New Orleans Restaurants: Critic's Picks 2016 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Finalist: James Beard Award Best Chef South 2012
  • Zagat rating of 25 out of 30

Menu for Lilette

Dinner Menu

Appetizers

  • White Truffle Parmigiano Toast wild mushrooms, marrow, veal glace
    $14.00
  • Duck Tortellini orange duck jus
    $14.00
  • Boudin Noir Lilette homemade spicy mustard, cornichon
    $10.00
  • Duck Confit Landaise escarole, crispy marrow, potato, red wine vinaigrette
    $15.00
  • Potato Gnocchi sage, brown butter cream
    $9.00
  • Fried Lamb Meatballs lemon, mint, honey, yogurt
    $12.00
  • Grilled Beets goat cheese, walnuts
    $11.00
  • Escargots mixed mushrooms, Calvados cream
    $13.00
  • Sizzling Shrimp lemon-oregano vinaigrette
    $12.00
  • Steamed Littleneck Clams pickled onions, herbs, sherry, cream
    $13.00
  • Alaskan King Crab Claws passionfruit butter
    6oz $28.00
  • Crudo Di Pesce daily raw fish, accompaniments
    $15.00
  • Burrata marinated anchovy, LA citrus, escarole, hazelnut-basil pesto
    $14.00
  • Artisanal Cheese Plate
    $14.00

Soups & Salads

  • Italian Wedding Soup veal & pork meatballs, spinach, pasta, Parmigiano-Reggiano
    Cup $8.00
    Bowl $10.00
  • Creamy Vegetable Soup carrot, leek, asparagus
    Cup $6.50
    Bowl $9.50
  • Mixed Greens radish, hard boiled egg, anchovy-garlic dressing
    $9.00
  • Spring Vegetables mixed greens, green garlic yogurt
    $12.00
  • Fresh Hawaiian Hearts of Palm lemon, Parmigiano-Reggiano, olive oil
    $14.00

Entrées

  • Roasted Poulet Breast Brussels sprouts, balsamic glazed onions, mushroom vinaigrette
    $26.00
  • Grilled Hanger Steak marrowed bordelaise, fries
    $29.00
  • Roasted Muscovy Duck Breast cauliflower polonaise, sautéed spinach, toasted shallot sauce
    $31.00
  • Braised Lamb Shoulder semolina gnocchi, wilted spinach
    $28.00
  • Grilled Hawaiian Spearfish fava beans, black trumpet mushrooms, butter beans, citrus brown butter
    $35.00
  • Sautéed Spiced Drum vegetable couscous, herbed yogurt
    $28.00
  • Baked Whole Fish lemon, olive oil

Lunch Menu

Appetizers

  • Grilled Beets goat cheese, walnuts
    $11.00
  • Gnocchetti escarole, garlic, olive oil, Parmigiano-Reggiano
    $11.00
  • Escargots garlic-parsley butter
    $12.00
  • Five Minute Egg anchovy, Parmigiano-Reggiano, bruschetta
    $9.00
  • Duck Confit Landaise escarole, duck fat potatoes, crispy marrow, red wine vinaigrette
    $15.00
  • Steamed Littleneck Clams pickled onions, herbs, sherry, cream
    $13.00
  • Alaskan King Crab Claws passionfruit butter
    6 Oz $28.00
  • Sizzling Shrimp lemon-oregano vinaigrette
    $12.00

Soups

  • Italian Wedding Soup veal & pork meatballs, spinach, pasta, Parmigiano-Reggiano
    Cup $8.00
    Bowl $10.00
  • Creamy Vegetable Soup carrot, leek, asparagus
    Cup $6.50
    Bowl $9.50

Sandwiches

  • Porchetta pea tendrils, pickled onions, herbed aioli, focaccia
    $11.00
  • Seared Kobe Burger gremolata, brioche bun, French fries
    $18.00

Salads

  • Fresh Hawaiian Hearts of Palm lemon, Parmigiano~Reggiano, olive oil
    $14.00
  • Spring Vegetables mixed greens, green garlic yogurt
    $11.00
  • Crispy Kale lemon, Parmigiano~Reggiano, grilled vegetables, burrata
    $16.00
  • Mixed Greens radish, hard boiled egg, anchovy-garlic dressing
    $9.00
  • Burrata marinated anchovies, LA citrus, escarole, hazelnut-basil pesto
    $14.00

Entrées

  • Grilled Black Drum daily accompaniments
    $23.00
  • Baked Whole Fish lemon, olive oil
  • Braised Chicken Leg green olives, fried semolina gnocchi
    $19.00
  • Grilled Herbed Hanger Steak grilled marinated vegetables, roasted garlic vin
    $25.00

Desserts Menu

Desserts

  • Citrus Chiffon Cake White chocolate mousse, stewed strawberries. Wine Pairing: Jurançon, Clos Guirouilh 'Vendanges Tardives' 2011 $12
    $10.00
  • Nutella Custard Caramel cream, fleur de sel, chocolate-hazelnut brittle. Wine Pairing: Tawny Porto, Feist 10 year $10
    $11.00
  • Quenelles of Goat Cheese Crème Fraîche Poached pear, pistachio, lavender honey. Wine Pairing: Sauternes, Château Laribotte 2011 $14
    $9.50
  • Blueberry Semifreddo Graham cracker crust, lemon cream. Wine Pairing: Moscato d'Asti, La Spinetta 'Biancospino' 2015 $10
    $10.00
  • Dark Chocolate Mousse Passionfruit sorbet, cookie crumble. Wine Pairing: Jumilla, Olivares 'Monastrell Dolce' 2010 $12
    $11.00
  • Trio of Ice Creams cookies du jour
    $9.50
  • Sorbet
    $8.00
  • Artisanal Cheese Plate Wine Pairing: Macvin du Jura, Domaine de Montbourgeau $11
    $14.00

Dessert Wine

Sparkling Sweet Wines

  • Moscato D'asti, La Spinetta 10 'Biancospino' 2015
    $10.00

Naturally Sweet Wines

  • Sauternes, Château Laribotte 2011 Sémillon Sauvignon Muscadelle
    $14.00
  • Jurançon, Clos Guirouilh 2011 'Vendanges Tardives' Gros Manseng
    $12.00
  • Tokaji Aszú, Royal Tokaji 2008 '5 Puttonyos' (Hun) Furmint Hárslevelu Sárgamuskotály
    $20.00
  • Vinsanto del Chianti Classico, Volpaia 2007 Trebbiano Malvasia
    $18.00
  • Passito di Pantelleria, Zibibbo, Marco de Bartoli 'Bukkuram' 2008
    $20.00
  • Alicante Muscat, 'Cosecha Miel' Casta Diva 2010 (ESP)
    $10.00
  • Jumilla, Olivares 2010 Monastrell (ESP)
    $12.00

Fortified Sweet Wines

  • Macvin Du Jura, Chard, Poulsard, Domaine de Montbourgeau
    $11.00
  • Maury, Mas Amiel 1990 Grenache
    $15.00
  • Maurydoré, La Coume du Roy 2008 Grenache Blanc
    $12.00
  • LBV Porto, Warre's 2003
    $8.00
  • Tawny Porto, 10 Year, Feist
    $10.00
  • Tawny Porto, 20 Year, Feist
    $20.00
  • Madeira, 5 Year, Broadbent 'Reserve'
    $7.00
  • Madeira, 15 Year, H&H Malvasia
    $15.00
  • Madeira, 20 Year, H&H Verdehlo
    $20.00
  • Madeira, D'oliveira 1969 Sercial
    $35.00
  • Madeira, D'oliveira 1977 Boal
    $29.00
  • Madeira, D'oliveira 1989 Malvasia
    $25.00
  • Xérès, César Florido, Moscatel
    $10.00
  • Xérès, El Mæstro Sierra P. Ximénez
    $9.00
  • Xérès, El Mæstro Sierra 'Viejísimo' P.X.
    $40.00
  • Marsala Superiore, Zibibbo Marco de Bartoli 'Riserva 10 Anni'
    $20.00

Fine Spirits

Brandy

Cognac

  • Tiffon XO
    $10.00
  • Bache-Gabrielsen VSOP
    $14.00
  • Guillon-Painturaud VSOP
    $14.00
  • Guillon-Painturaud, Hors D'age
    $45.00
  • Paul Beau VSOP
    $15.00
  • Paul Beau, Hors D'age
    $28.00
  • Paul Beau, 'Lignée de Samuel'
    $120.00

Armagnac

  • Château de Laubade VSOP
    $11.00
  • Château de Laubade 1972
    $35.00
  • Domaine D'aurensan 20 Ans
    $42.00

Brandy De Jerez

  • Solera Gran Reserva Navazos-Palazzi, Fino Cask
    $40.00

Fine Bourgogne

  • V. Jacoulot
    $15.00

Marc de Bourgogne

  • V. Jacoulot
    $12.00
  • Grappa, Marolo, Barolo
    $15.00
  • Grappa, Marolo, Brunello
    $15.00
  • Grappa, Marolo, Amarone
    $18.00
  • Grappa, Ferrando, Nebbiolo di Carema
    $18.00

Calvados

  • Drouin 'Sélection'
    $9.00

Calvados Pays d'Auge

  • A. Camut 3y
    $14.00
  • Réserve d'Adrien
    $65.00
  • R. Groult 12y
    $20.00

Calvados

  • H.B. Beudin 18y Single Cask
    $45.00

Eau de Vie. Clear Creek Distillery

  • Williams Pear
    $10.00

Eau de Vie. Laurent Cazottes

  • Reine-Claude (Greengage Plum)
    $24.00
  • Poire Williams
    $20.00

Amaro

  • Averna
    $8.00
  • Luxardo 'Abano'
    $6.00
  • Ramazotti
    $6.00
  • Lazzaroni
    $8.00
  • Nardini
    $8.00
  • Fernet Branca
    $6.00

Liqueur

  • Chartreuse yellow /green
    $12.00
  • V.E.P yellow /green
    $25.00
  • Guillaumette L'authentique Génépi
    $12.00

Barolo Chinato

  • Cocchi
    $12.00
  • Cappellano
    $20.00

3637 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Intimate, Refined, Upscale
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (504) 895-1636
  • Private Dining Room: No