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Healthy Food in New Orleans
 

Healthy Food in New Orleans

Healthy Food in New Orleans

New Orleans might be known for its beignets and cocktails, but there are a variety of healthy food options throughout the city as well. Vegetarians, vegans, locavores, and diners with specialty diets can all find something nutritious and delicious in the Crescent City.

With our city's commitment to going green and eating local, there are a number of restaurants that serve locally sourced ingredients. Try your favorite healthy dishes with more Louisiana flavor. You can even find dinners filled with seasonal veggies or fresh seafood from the Gulf of Mexico.

The next time you're in the mood for something with Louisiana flair, but on the lighter side, browse this list to see all the New Orleans' health food scene has to offer.

New Orleans Restaurants Serving Healthy Food
The Stacks Art & Design Bookstore and Cafe
900 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 439-0846
www.thestacks-books.org

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center
Attire: Casual
Cuisine Type/s: Coffee Shops, Desserts, Health Food

Description:

The Stacks is an independent art and design bookstore located within the Contemporary Arts Center in the New Orleans Warehouse Arts District.

Open in October 2014, The Stacks is New Orleans’ only independent bookstore devoted entirely to contemporary art books, from exhibition catalogues to monographs, theory publications, visual and graphic arts, architecture, photography, children books… as well as a wide range of international magazines. With its carefully curated inventory, The Stacks has become a destination for New Orleans’ book lovers and curious minds. New publications arrive weekly to echo the international art world’s trends.
Bearcat Cafe
2521 Jena St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 309-9011
www.bearcatcafe.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Coffee Shops, Health Food

Description: We are a full service sit down cafe with a heavy emphasis on high-quality, fresh breakfast and lunch options. In addition to our cuisine, we carry a unique array of sustainable, micro-sourced coffees from Equator Coffee Co, and a wide variety of loose-leaf teas and house-made bottled beverages.
The Daily Beet
1000 Girod St. , New Orleans, LA 70113 [Map It]
(504) 605-4413
www.thedailybeetnola.com

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center
Attire: Casual
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Health Food, Vegan, Juice Bar

Description: A healthy cafe serving salads, grain bowls, cold-pressed juices, and more.
Good Bird
5031 Freret St., New Orleans, LA [Map It]
www.goodbirdnola.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Delis & Sandwiches, Health Food, Vegan
Poke Loa
3341 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 309-9993
www.eatpokeloa.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Japanese, Vegetarian, Health Food, Asian

Description: Build your own poke bowl with various options such as rice, salad, fish, tofu, an assortment of sauces and more.
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, Local/Regional Fare, 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.
Simone's Market
8201 Oak St., Suite 2, New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 273-7706
www.simonesmarket.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Vegetarian, Delis & Sandwiches, Health Food, Local/Regional Fare, Vegan

Description: Simone’s Market will provide our customers with high quality, healthy, affordable food. We will work to educate our customers on our ingredients and products. Together, as a community, we will work to help our local farmers and food producers grow. We carry local products, when available, and work with companies throughout the nation who are doing good work.
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.
The Green Goddess
307 Exchange Pl., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 301-3347

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Price Range: $$$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Contemporary, Health Food, Vegan, Juice Bar
Raw Republic
4528 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 324-8234
www.rawrepublicjuice.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Health Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar

Description: Raw Republic features organic cold-pressed juice, customized cleanses and raw food salads and grab-and-go options.
Satsuma Café
3218 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 304-5962
www.satsumacafe.com

Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Coffee Shops, Vegetarian, Delis & Sandwiches, Health Food, Breakfast, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar
Seed
1330 Prytania St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 302-2599
seedyourhealth.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Contemporary, Health Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar

Description: Garden Based + NOLA Taste
Petite Amelie
900 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 412-8065
petiteamelienola.wordpress.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Coffee Shops, French, Bakery, Health Food, Breakfast, Juice Bar
Carmo
527 Julia St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 875-4132
www.CafeCarmo.com

Neighborhood: Arts District/Convention Center
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Health Food, Latin/South American, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar

Description: Carmo is a New Orleans-based tropical restaurant and bar with a commitment to providing vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike with healthy and affordable dishes in a warm, friendly and casual atmosphere. The menu is built upon the rich, multi-cultural culinary influences found throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America, West Africa, Southeast Asian, Gulf South and beyond and features eclectic and traditional/traditionally-inspired dishes with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients, as well as unique and little-known flavors from around the world. Exotic fruit such as juice of the cocoa fruit (cacau), cupuaçu, graviola (sour sop), caja and caju infuse Carmo's juice and cocktail menu with exciting new flavors.
Sprout & Press
4525 Freret St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 304-7791
www.sproutandpress.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Health Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar

Description: Healthy dining Uptown can include everything from pressed juices and smoothies to poke bowls and sushi donuts.
Liberty's Kitchen
300 N. Broad St. , New Orleans, LA 70119 [Map It]
(504) 866-4011
www.libertyskitchen.org

Neighborhood: Mid-City
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Health Food, Breakfast

Description: Liberty’s Kitchen is a social enterprise dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable New Orleans youth. We provide a path to bright and healthy futures through employability and life skills training and by providing freshly prepared, nutritious meals to school children.
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, Local/Regional Fare, Vegan
Fresh Bar
6101 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 309-9513
freshbarnola.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Vegetarian, Health Food

Description: FRESH BAR is a custom salad and wrap bar that brings a quick and healthy meal option to the lifestyle minded individual. We only use fresh, quality ingredients from the best distributors and local producers. From our 40+ toppings and homemade dressing options, we strive for you to find satisfaction in every bite, every time you visit us. With us you can trust that your meal is made fresh and made for you, always.
Superfood Bar
4113 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 891-7733
superfoodbar.wix.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Health Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar
Beaucoup NOLA Juice
4719 Freret St., New Orleans, LA 70124 [Map It]
(504) 520-9953
www.beaucoupnola.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Desserts, Health Food, Vegan, Juice Bar

Description: Located on Freret Street in Uptown New Orleans, Beaucoup Juice is a Juice Bar and Smoothie Shop that doubles as an art gallery and local hangout. Visitors to Beaucoup Juice can absorb the funky NOLA atmosphere while doing something good for their bodies. Choose from a wide variety of juices, smoothies, snoballs, and snacks.
The Crepe Cart
1100 N. Peters St., Bay 23, New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 518-6875
crepewizard.wixsite.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Fast Food/Family Style, Vegetarian, Desserts, Health Food, Breakfast, Vegan
Füd Bar
1522 Robert E Lee Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70122 [Map It]
(504) 309-3284
www.eathappynola.com

Neighborhood: Gentilly/New Orleans East/Chalmette
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Health Food
City Greens
909 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 524-2822
www.eatcitygreens.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Business Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Vegetarian, Health Food, Vegan

Description: Many healthy vegetarian and vegan options, fresh salads, wraps, and soups are specialties at City Greens.
Roly Poly Sandwiches
701 Poydras St., Ground Level One Shell Square, New Orleans, LA 70139 [Map It]
(504) 561-9800
www.rolypoly.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Fast Food/Family Style, Delis & Sandwiches, Health Food
The Green Fork
1400 Prytania St. , New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 267-7672
www.greenforknola.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Health Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar

Description: Green Fork features fresh juice, smoothies, as well as a variety of healthy snacks, treats, sandwiches and meals to go.
Fatoush Restaurant & Coffee House
2372 St Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 371-5074
fatoushrestaurantnola.com

Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $$
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Greek/Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Health Food, Breakfast, Vegan
D'Juice
8235 Oak St., New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 324-9933
www.d-juice.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attire: Business Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Vegetarian, Health Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Juice Bar

Description: Located in the heart of Uptown New Orleans on Oak St. (2 blocks off Carrollton Ave.), d'Juice Fresh Juice and Whole Fruit Smoothies are made with fresh ingredients juiced just for you. They offer all the health benefits of several servings of vegetables and fruits served in a great tasting, refreshing drink.
Meals From the Heart Cafe
1100 N Peters St., Farmers Market Food Court, New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 525-1953
www.mealsfromtheheartcafe.com

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Vegetarian, Health Food, Breakfast, Vegan, Juice Bar

Description: It is our mission to serve organic and freshly-prepared foods, made daily using less sodium, no trans fats, low sugars, low to no cholesterol and no pork or pork by-products. Most recipes are prepared following the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association guidelines.
Sneaky Pickle
4017 St Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 218-5651
yousneakypickle.com

Neighborhood: Gentilly/New Orleans East/Chalmette
Attire: Casual
Price Range: $
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: American, Vegetarian, Health Food, Breakfast
Jamba Juice
3341 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
www.jambajuice.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Health Food, Breakfast, Juice Bar

Description: Jamba Juice is a national franchise that specializes in health drinks and wellness snack options. Known for its fruit smoothies and fresh-squeezed juices, Jamba Juice is credited for making smoothies famous. Jamba smoothies are made with whole fruits or veggies, 100% fruit juice, and low-fat frozen yogurt or sherbet. Customers also have the option of adding vitamins, protein, or fiber as smoothie “boosts.” Jamba Juice has locations on Magazine Street and Poydras. Be sure to stop in for a healthy treat during your tour through NOLA!
Jamba Juice
930 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 804-4210
www.jambajuice.com

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attire: Casual
Open For: Breakfast, Lunch (Call ahead for hours)
Cuisine Type/s: Health Food, Breakfast, Juice Bar
Smoothie King
500 Port of New Orleans Pl., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 523-4961
www.smoothieking.com

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