Craving Cajun Eats?
The soul-food of New Orleans is Cajun-style cuisine. Check out these restaurants near you for the best Cajun eats in town.
Mulate’s | The Original Cajun Restaurant
201 Julia St.
Cajun fare and live Zydeco music in a rustic, wood-beamed space flanked by a dance floor & full bar.
K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen
416 Chartres St.
Chef Paul Prudhomme’s legendary down-home spot with upscale Cajun fare, open kitchens & a courtyard.
1479 N Claiborne Ave.
Casual, family-run restaurant creating Southern-style seafood platters, traditional po-boys & gumbo.
777 Bienville St.
Swanky hotel restaurant with an extensive menu of Creole fare, plus a 10,000-bottle wine cellar.
857 Fulton St.
Rustic-chic destination for elevated farm-to-table Cajun-Creole plates paired with local craft beer.
Bon Ton Café
401 Magazine St.
Nostalgic, brick-walled spot serving classic Cajun dishes since 1953, except on weekends.
Original Pierre Maspero’s
440 Chartres St.
Classic Creole cuisine & cocktails in a historic 1788 building with weathered brick walls.
New Orleans Creole Cookery
508 Toulouse St.
Classic Cajun-Creole dishes are the draw at this upscale eatery with a courtyard patio & live jazz.
845 N Carrollton Ave.
Carnivore-friendly menu of Cajun dishes plus cocktail pitchers in a rustic space with a patio.
601 Chartres St.
Cajun-Creole joint serving gumbo, po’ boys & more in an elegantly homey space with multiple rooms.
827 Toulouse St.
Charming & relaxed Cajun dining option with upscale ambiance inside the Hotel St. Marie.
329 Decatur St.
This bar & eatery with courtyard seating serves seasonal, locally sourced Cajun & Creole dishes.
Eat New Orleans
900 Dumaine St.
Sunny, BYOB-friendly space serving farm-to-table Cajun-Southern meals, plus brunch on weekends.
1109 Decatur St.
Cajun grub, fried chicken & drinks in a busy no-frills space that’s open late & 21 & older only.
823 Decatur St.
Grande dame of New Orleans dining founded in 1856, serving a traditional, fixed-price Creole menu.
Mr. B’s Bistro
201 Royal St.
Special-occasion spot serving modern, seasonal Louisiana fare in a refined, wood-paneled space.
Liuzza’s by the Track
1518 N Lopez St.
Casual Creole tavern for gumbo, slow-simmered corned beef & signature BBQ shrimp po’ boys.