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Commander's Palace

4.6 (6,168) $$$$ $$$$ Modern, Creole


Summary: Refined Creole cuisine in a historic Victorian mansion.

Commander's Palace, a historic gem nestled in a Victorian mansion, serves award-winning Creole cuisine and is renowned for its weekend jazz brunch and warm southern hospitality. The restaurant boasts an impressive cocktail list, including the famed ‘Ramos Gin Fizz’, and offers a truly authentic Big Easy dining experience. With ingredients sourced strictly from the local area, the menu presents delicacies such as corn-fried Gulf oysters and snapping turtle soup, ensuring each dish sings with regional flavors. The ambiance is elevated by the elegant decor and the promise of 25-cent martinis during lunchtime (excluding Monday to Wednesday when lunch service is unavailable). Whether you're dining in the more formal downstairs room or enjoying the lush Garden Room, Commander's Palace stands as a landmark of sophisticated dining.


James Beard
Outstanding Wine & Other Beverages Program - Semifinalist 2023
Outstanding Wine Program - Nominee 2016
Best Chefs - Winner 2013
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4 Diamonds
50 Best
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Top 10 Easter Brunch Restaurants 2009
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La Liste
Score 75.5 / 100 2023
Ranked # 1,205 in the World 2023


1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

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