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Continental Restaurants in New Orleans
 

Continental Restaurants in New Orleans

Continental Restaurants in New Orleans

The continental flavor of New Orleans is evident throughout the city. From majestic cathedrals to romantic, open-air cafes and the elegant architecture of the French Quarter, the European roots of the Crescent City are hard to miss. You can get a taste of the romance, charm, and global flavors of New Orleans by dining in one of our many award-winning Continental restaurants.

Continental cuisine draws from the diverse regions of the European continent and is often recognized as “comfort food” here in New Orleans. With foods like hearty stews, cream sauces, savory meats, and fresh vegetables as the foundation of contemporary Continental recipes, there is a dish option on the menu for every palette.

New Orleans has numerous Continental restaurant options to fit every budget. Whether you are looking for a casual dining experience or a five-course candlelight meal, you will find the perfect menu in New Orleans. Take a look at the list below to find a Continental restaurant to enjoy tonight:
New Orleans Continental Restaurants
Bayona
430 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 525-4455
www.bayona.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Contemporary

Description: Bayona has been distinguished as one of the top 40 places to dine in the U.S. by Conde Nast in 1993. Bayona is located in a romantic 150 year old creole cottage in the historic French Quarter. You may choose to be served while seated in our lush tropical courtyard where you will dine on Chef Susan Spicer's nationally acclaimed cuisine.

*This is the restaurant of James Beard Award Winner, Susan Spicer, who won Best Chef: Southeast 1993.

Bayou Wine Garden
315 N Rendon St., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 826-2925
www.bayouwinegarden.com

Neighborhood: Mid-City
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Continental, Vegetarian, Contemporary

Description: This neighborhood wine bar and kitchen located in Mid-City offers a casual setting and offers a wide variety of wine and cocktails as well as small plates to snack on.
Between the Bread
625 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 324 5304
www.betweenthebreadnola.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Bar/Pub Food, Coffee Shops, Continental, Delis & Sandwiches, Breakfast

Description: Dine at Between the Bread, a salad and sandwich joint found across the street from Lafayette Square in the Central Business District.
The Bistro
300 Julia St., Courtyard Marriott Convention Center, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 598-9898, (800) 321-2211
www.marriott.com

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Breakfast (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental

Description: Found in the Marriott Hotel, The Bistro offers a plethora of breakfast choices as well as a cocktail menu in the evening.
Broussard's
819 Conti St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 581-3866
www.broussards.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$$$
Open For: Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Creole

Description: Located only 1/2 block from Bourbon Street, this beautiful restaurant features three elegant dining rooms which overlook a lush, tropical courtyard. A romantic bar occupies the area once used as a carriageway. The menu features classic creole cuisine prepared in the traditional manner. Try the shrimp with two remoulades, pecan stuffed salmon, or panee'acadian. Broussard's celebrates its 75th anniversary in the fall of 1995.
Cafe At The Square
500 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 304-7831
www.cafeatthesquare.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Coffee Shops, Continental, Delis & Sandwiches, Health Food, Breakfast

Description: Located right next to Lafayette Square, this delicious spot is open all day for comfort cuisine and a full bar.
Café Opéra
541 Bourbon St., Four Points by Sheraton, New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 648-2331, (800) 535-7891
www.fourpointsfrenchquarter.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Creole

Description: Happiness is…a chance to sample one of the many delicious Continental and Creole creations of Chef Philippe Andreani at Café Opéra in the French Quarter. Open again after 100 years, Café Opéra offers a unique taste of New Orleans history. It is located on the site of the legendary French Opera House at the corner of Bourbon and Toulouse streets. Chef Philippe and his staff offer casual dining with an elegant Old New Orleans flair, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Convenient valet parking.
Canal Street Bistro
3903 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 482-1225
www.canalstreetbistro.com

Neighborhood: Mid-City
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Coffee Shops, Continental, Vegetarian, Delis & Sandwiches, Health Food, Louisiana, International, Breakfast

Description: Both local and international cuisine fill the menus of one of Mid-City’s best restaurants. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options are available, especially at the smoothie bar during lunch and brunch.
Chais Delachaise
7708 Maple St, New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 510-4509
www.chaisdelachaise.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Dinner, Sunday Brunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Seafood, Bistro, Tapas/Small Plates
Court of Two Sisters Restaurant
613 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 522-7261
www.courtoftwosisters.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$$$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Brunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, French, Creole

Description: Experience the ambiance of the largest outdoor dining courtyard in the French Quarter with flowering plants and flowing fountains. Listen to the strolling live jazz trio during the daily live Jazz Brunch Buffet, serving Eggs Benedict, omelets and a feast of local specialties or enjoy a romantic Creole-style Dinner surrounded by softly glittering glass lights. Our three indoor dining rooms also offer the perfect setting for any occasion.
Crystal Room
833 Poydras St., Le Pavilion Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70158 [Map It]
(504) 581-3111
www.lepavillon.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental

Description: The award winning Crystal Room is famous for creative and innovative dishes, friendly atmosphere and classical decor in a historic setting. Enjoy a generous southern style breakfast featuring Bananas Foster Waffle Le Pavillon. Located inside Le Pavillon Hotel.
Dryades Public Market
1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70113 [Map It]
(504) 333-6100
www.dryadespublicmarket.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Vegetarian, Health Food, Louisiana, Vegan
Flaming Torch Restaurant
737 Octavia St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 895-0900
www.flamingtorchnola.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, French
The Fountain Lounge
130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 648-5486
www.therooseveltneworleans.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Continental, Seafood, Contemporary, Bistro, Creole, Louisiana, Breakfast

Description: The Fountain Lounge features live entertainment with an array of inventive cocktails and highly sought after wines by the glass. Chef Cody Curl’s focus is on contemporary Southern cuisine with an emphasis on small plates and a full raw bar serving the freshest oysters and shellfish from the Gulf coast as well as sampling of the best raw seafood from around the world.
Galatoire's Restaurant
209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 525-2021
www.galatoires.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Dressy (Jacket May Be Required)
Price Range: $$$$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Cajun, Continental, Gluten-Free

Description: Located in the historic French Quarter, Galatoire's has the reputation of being the best of the old line establishments of New Orleans. Along with excellent French Creole cuisine, a festive and yet elegant atmosphere lure locals and visitors alike. Steeped in tradition and run by fourth generation proprietors, Galatoire's has delighted the many who have dined on renowned specialties such as shrimp remoulade, oysters en brochette and crabmeat Yvonne.

*Galatoire's is the James Beard Award-winning restaurant for Outstanding Restuarant (2005).

Galvez Restaurant
914 North Peters St. , New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 595-3400
www.galvezrestaurant.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Dinner, Sunday Brunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Spanish

Description: Galvez Restaurant celebrates the Spanish influence on New Orleans cuisine. Come and enjoy an array of traditional local and Spanish favorites along the beautiful Mississippi Waterfront. Vegan and Gluten Free menus items available, parking validated with dinner.
The Garden Grill and Bar
1001 South Peters St., Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 525-0044
hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Cajun, Continental
Irene's Cusine Of The French Quarter
539 St. Philip St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 529-8811

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Italian

Description: Famous for their duck St. Philip which is roasted crispy and glazed with raspberry demi-glace, this Italian restaurant is a favorite amongst the locals. The favorites do not stop at dinner, try the Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle or the Bananas Foster bread pudding for dessert. No reservations.
New Orleans Cake Cafe and Bakery
2440 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 943-0010
www.nolacakes.com

Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Coffee Shops, Continental, Desserts, Bakery, Delis & Sandwiches, Breakfast
Pho Tau Bay
1565 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 368-9846
www.photaubayrestaurant.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Casual
Open For: Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Vietnamese, International
Press Street Station
5 Press St. , New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
www.pressstreetstation.com

Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Contemporary, Breakfast
Red Gravy Café
125 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 561-8844
www.redgravycafe.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Coffee Shops, Continental, Italian, Soul Food, Vegetarian, Delis & Sandwiches, Breakfast

Description: This home-style Italian restaurant is a true expression of New Orleans culture and the city’s passion for delicious food. Red Gravy Café is owned by Roseann Melisi Rosetoker, an original New Jersey resident and food enthusiast who fell in love with New Orleans after several vacation visits and decided to open her own restaurant in 2010. Red Gravy is a reflection of Roseann’s love for the city and her family. The Italian specialty dishes on the menu are named after important people in her life, including her husband, parents, siblings, and children. Roseann likes to say she “always makes too much” so diners will leave Red Gravy satisfied and full of great food made with love.
Restaurant August
301 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 299-9777
restaurantaugust.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Dressy (Jacket May Be Required)
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Continental, Vegetarian, Contemporary

Description: Some of August's popular specialties include wild pheasant and rabbit with sage and morel mushrooms, seared bass and shrimp- and lobster-stuffed piquillo peppers. The foie gras appetizer is the rave of the town, while the reasonably sized entrees always leave room for dessert. The wine list includes an impressive 250 bottles, some of which can be quite expensive. Chef John Besh combines everything to make this restaurant a unique CBD stop!

*John Besh won the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Southeast (2006) for his cuisine at Restaurant August.

The Bistreaux at Maison Dupuy
1001 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 586-8000, (800) 535-9177
www.maisondupuy.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Bar/Pub Food, Continental, Seafood, Desserts, Bistro, Louisiana, Breakfast, Po-Boys

Description: Set in a prime location in the historic French Quarter, the Bistreaux at Maison Dupuy offers a casual dining experience, uniquely combining foods we grew up loving and flavors that reflect the fine local palate. A strong emphasis on fresh, Louisiana grown and organic ingredients links the menu to seasonal local trends. We pose a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, making it the perfect locale to enjoy a meal every day or for an evening of celebration.
Upperline Restaurant
1413 Upperline St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 891-9822
www.upperline.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Cajun, Continental

Description: This trendsetting Uptown bistro is one of the most influential restaurants ever to open in New Orleans. Upperline is also one of the friendliest fine dining spots in town, where Uptown Republicans and rakish bohemians pull up at adjoining tables. Offbeat Magazine has enthusiastically compared Upperline with Alice Water's legendary restaurant, Chez Panisse. Upperline's JoAnn Clevenger once said, "New Orleans is extraordinarily beautiful. Listen to the music, look at the architecture, the flowers. We're very lucky. And you know, it's not just where you're going, but the in between part -- how you get there -- that matters." That's the Upperline spirit.
Vessel
3835 Iberville St, New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 603-2775
www.vesselnola.com

Neighborhood: Mid-City
Attire: Business Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Bar/Pub Food, Continental, Greek/Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Desserts, Contemporary, Bistro, Health Food, International, Variety, Breakfast

Description: Acclaimed chef Nick Vella sources local fresh ingredients to create dishes with New Orleans influences in Vessel's historic 1914 church setting. The 35 foot bar, recently voted "Best Bar in New Orleans" by Eater NOLA, serves seasonal craft cocktails along with beer bombers and a global wine list. Whether it's for a full meal, a late night cocktail, or Sunday brunch, Vessel is an "only in New Orleans" unique experience for both tourists and locals alike. Come eat and drink in our "iconic" indoor space or under the sky on our magical outdoor patio.

Open Monday - Saturday 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for cocktails and snacks, 5:30 - 10 p.m. for dinner, and 10- til for cocktails.

Open Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. for "Go to Church Brunch," 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for cocktails and snacks, 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. for dinner, and 10 p.m. - til for cocktails.

Happy hour is Monday through Friday from 4 - 6 p.m. Late night happy hour is Sunday - Thursday 10 p.m. - 12 a.m.

 
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