New Orleans March 13, 2018
New Orleans Is Home To The Best Muffuletta And Here Are The 7 Places To Find Them
The muffuletta: a gargantuan sandwich with a history deeply rooted in New Orleans. While Sicilians have been making various versions for centuries, the muffuletta as we know it was created by the owner of Central Grocery, Salvatore Lupo, in 1906. Let’s take a look at who’s making the best muffs in New Orleans and where you can find them.
1. Alberto’s Cheese & Wine Bistro
Head on over to the French Market to try this delicious muffuletta. Just about everything on the menu is absolutely delicious, but the muffuletta at Albertos Cheese & Wine Bistro are not to be missed. 1100 N Peters St Ste 11, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116.
2. Cafe Amelie
Founded in 2005, Cafe Amelie is a wonderful little hidden gem in the French Quarter. Their courtyard is absolutely breathtaking and their take on a muffuletta will leave you wanting more. 912 Royal Street.
3. Central Grocery
Of course Central Grocery made the list! As the inventors of this incredible sandwich, you really do have to give them a try. They also sell their olive spread, so you can make your own muffuletta whenever you’d like! 923 Decatur Street.
4. Cochon Butcher
Inspired by old world meat markets, Cochon Butcher specialized in house made artisan meats and sausages that are made on site. The casual atmosphere is the perfect stop for lunch or dinner, and their muffalettas are out of this world. 930 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
5. Creole House
Serving authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine, it just doesn’t get much better than Creole House Restaurant & Oyster Bar. The muffulettas here are mouthwateringly good, so good you’ll be back week after week to eat it. 509 Canal
From the moment they opened their doors in 1975, they’ve been popular. Known for their muffalettas, they now have four locations so you’re never too far away from getting a great muff: 1788 Carol Sue, Terrytown, LA 70056, 6641 West Bank Expressway, Marrero, LA 70072, 3900 General DeGaulle, Algiers, LA 70114, and 700 S. Tyler, Covington, LA 70433.
7. Welty’s Deli
Welty’s Deli is home of some of the best sandwiches in the CBD, and you should certainly swing by one day to try it for yourself. Their muffaletta is piled high with sliced provolone, salami, gam, and mortadella and topped with their homemade olive salad. 336 Camp St.
Where’s your favorite spot to grab a muffaletta? Let us know in the comments below!