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Restaurant Week in New Orleans

Updated: May 12, 2024

This post has the information you need to make the most of New Orleans’ bi-annual Restaurant Week.

2024 dates of the Restaurant week will be June 17th-23rd.


During Restaurant Week, over 80 restaurants in New Orleans offer a prix-fixe menu at concessionary prices.

Some of the most famous eateries participate, like Antoine's, Charlie’s Steak House and Galatoire’s Restaurant.

Prices vary by the restaurant but are generally around $20 lunch and $39 dinner. Note that the prices do not include drinks or tips.

Still, the savings are amazing! This means that many other people will want to enjoy this opportunity so be sure to make reservations early

For more information see the Restaurant Week website


Restaurant Week takes place every June and September. 

If you are in NOLA for Restaurant Week, check out our guide to things to do in NOLA in June and September.

Another food event similar to Restaurant Week is COOLinary in August.

TIP: Restaurant Weeks occur throughout the year in many U.S. cities like New York, ChicagoWashington DC and more.


Below is a list of some of the restaurants that participate in Restaurant Week.

Note that this list is not comprehensive. Check the Restaurant Week website for the full list.

We have chosen restaurants that are in neighborhoods that you are likely to visit during your trip to NOLA.

You’ll see links to our posts of things to do in each of these neighborhoods.

A walking tour makes for a great complement to a great meal, and we offer pay-what-you-wish walking tours of these neighborhoods. 

French Quarter

  • Antoine’s Restaurant - Creole & French
  • Arnaud’s Restaurant - Cajun & Creole
  • Bourbon House - Cajun, Creole & Seafood
  • Criollo Restaurant - Contemporary Louisiana, Creole & Seafood
  • Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse - Cajun & Steak
  • K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen - Cajun, Creole & Southern Coastal Cuisine
  • Muriel’s Jackson Square - Contemporary Creole & Creole
  • Tableau - Cajun, Creole & French
  • Tujague’s Restaurant - Creole & Seafood
  • Vacherie Restaurant & Bar - Cajun

Consider joining us for our pay-what-you-like French Quarter Tour to walk off your meal! Or use our GPS-led audio tour.

Check out our post on Things to Do in the French Quarter for more information about this famous NOLA district.

Garden District

  • Apolline - Contemporary Louisiana, Creole & French
  • Cavan - American
  • La Petite Grocery - American, French, Italian & Southern
  • Pascal’s Manale- Creole, Italian, and Seafood

Get to know the neighborhood you are dining in by coming along on our pay-what-you-like Garden District Tour.

If you can't join us, you can try our GPS audio tour. Also, see our post on Things to Do in the Garden District.


  • Gabrielle Restaurant - Cajun & Contemporary Louisiana

Though only one restaurant in the Treme is part of Restaurant Week, there are many other dining options. See our recommendations here.

The Treme is one of New Orleans' oldest -- and most fascinating -- neighborhoods. Join us for one of our pay-what-you-like Treme Tours.

Check out our guide to things to do in the Treme to explore the area.

TIP:  If you are considering a tourist concession pass, keep in mind that the New Orleans Pass includes a free tour of the Treme.


If you prefer to get just a sampling of classic New Orleans cuisine, join us for our daily pay-what-you-like food tour of the French Quarter.

Be sure to read our other food-related posts:

About The Author

Sarah Hester

Sarah first moved to New Orleans in 2001 to work for the American Red Cross of Southeast Louisiana. While working in the communities of New Orleans she fell in love with the unique culture of the Big Easy; it's food, music, architecture, wildlife, and most of all history. Read More... Sarah began her career with FTBF, first as a guide, then as an owner/operator. She believes every day is a good day if she gets to impart her love of her beloved New Orleans with Free Tours By Foot guests. She especially likes to convert new Who Dat Saints Fans!
Updated: May 12th, 2024
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