Highest-rated restaurants in New Orleans, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in New Orleans, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in New Orleans using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Verti Marte

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (716 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 1201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2512
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#29. Brigtsen's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (519 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
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#28. Doris Metropolitan

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (783 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 620 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2133
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#27. Mambo's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,271 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 411 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2230
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#26. Ruby Slipper Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (833 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2001 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70116-1605
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#25. Horn's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (417 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1940 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70116-1610
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#24. Irene's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,312 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 529 Bienville St French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70130-2206
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#23. Katie's Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,108 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3701 Iberville St, New Orleans, LA 70119-5232
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#22. Meals From The Heart Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (807 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1100 N Peters St Ste 13 Located Inside of the Historic French Market District, New Orleans, LA 70116-2637
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#21. Restaurant August

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,253 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
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#20. Jacques-Imo's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,919 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8324 Oak St Take the St Charles Street Car to Oak Street and then walk up Oak a few blocks to the restaurant, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
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#19. Cochon Butcher

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3,016 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 930 Tchoupitoulas St Entrance on Andrew Higgins, New Orleans, LA 70130-3820
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#18. Surrey's Juice Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (810 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1418 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-4224
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#17. Paladar 511

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (276 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 511 Marigny St, New Orleans, LA 70117-8647
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#16. Restaurant Rebirth

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (385 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 857 Fulton St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1705
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#15. Two Chicks Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (613 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 901 Convention Center Blvd #109, New Orleans, LA 70130-1769
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#14. Toast

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (285 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, American
- Price: $
- Address: 5433 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2043
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#13. The Rum House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,455 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3128 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2305
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#12. Orleans Grapevine Wine Bar and Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,947 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 720 Orleans Ave The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3111
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#11. St James Cheese Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (271 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: European, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5004 Prytania St Uptown, New Orleans, LA 70115-4028
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#10. Red Dog Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (436 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3122 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2305
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#9. Ruby Slipper Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (223 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 204 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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#8. Atchafalaya

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,178 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 901 Louisiana Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115-1231
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#7. Shaya

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,381 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4213 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2734
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#6. Mais Arepas

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (232 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Colombian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1200 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70130-4320
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#5. Drago's Seafood Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (4,764 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2 Poydras St At the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA 70130-1656
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#4. Olde Nola Cookery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,792 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
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#3. Criollo Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,270 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 214 Royal St in Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227
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#2. Oceana Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15,013 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 739 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2220
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#1. GW Fins

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (8,261 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 808 Bienville St Between Bourbon and Dauphine Streets, New Orleans, LA 70112-3122
- Read more on Tripadvisor

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