New Orleans December 18, 2017
7 Lip Smacking Good Restaurants In New Orleans That Locals Keep To Themselves
The secret’s out, guys. Sure, there are the famously known restaurants like Antoine’s, Drago’s, and Commander’s Palace, but New Orleans has hundreds of restaurants that the locals keep to themselves. Here are seven of them.
1. Fry and Pie
Fries and pies… What’s not to love? Load your fresh cut fries with your choice of toppings, and be sure to save room for dessert, their individual pan pies are dangerously good. 2239 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117.
2. Maypop Restaurant
Nestled in the Warehouse District, this unique restaurant serves Southeast Asian inspired Southern cuisine that will make your tastebuds explode. 611 O'Keefe Ave. Suite C2, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113.
3. The Rum House
If you’re in the mood for Caribbean, then you have to swing by The Rum House. Not only do they serve the best Caribbean tacos you’ve ever had, but they also have drink specials that will make you think you’ve slipped away to a tropical island. 3128 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.
4. The Joint
The Joint has some of the best BBQ you’ll find in the city—some would even say it’s THE best in the city. From brisket to baked beans, this place is finger lickin’ good. 701 Mazant St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117.
5. Venezia Restaurant
This family run restaurant just celebrated its 60th year in business, and it just keeps getting better and better. Serving homestyle Italian cooking with a classic New Orleans twist, their dedication to authentic flavors is just one of the reasons locals keep coming back again and again. 134 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119.
6. Willa Jean
This delicious eatery opened in 2015 and quickly became a local’s favorite restaurant. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch on the weekends, the flavors are incredible and the baked goods are to die for. If you’re there for breakfast, the banana bread is a must! 611 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113.
7. Sneaky Pickle
It may have a funny name, but they are serious about healthy portions and healthy options. Ben Tabor opened the Sneaky Pickle in 2014 and the relaxed atmosphere and delicious, healthy menu items have made it a local’s favorite. Pictured above is their dairy free Mac & cheese with oyster mushrooms, spinach, and lima beans in a butternut squash coconut milk sauce. 4017 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117.
What’s your favorite restaurant in town? Let us know in the comments below!