Top Romantic Restaurants in New Orleans

If you are lucky enough to be in New Orleans for Valentine’s Day or just want a nice evening out with your sweetie at a romantic restaurant, there are numerous options to choose from in this historical city.Commanders_Palace

Broussard’s offers a great romantic ambiance and classic Creole Cuisine, perfect for those wanting to experience the ‘real’ New Orleans. With an elegant, secret, lush courtyard, this restaurant is the perfect choice for romance and is even a venue for many New Orleans weddings.

Muriel’s on Jackson Square offers a great location right in the heart of the French Quarter. The perfect choice for those looking for a romantic atmosphere with a historical feel, this building dates back to around 1762.  Supposedly haunted with two resident ghosts, you can enjoy watching the French Quarter while seated at a window table, or just enjoy the special environment of the restaurant.

The Commander’s Palace in the heart of the Garden District has been open since the 1880s, and is the considered the Grand Dame of the Garden District Restaurants. A huge mansion with two floors of elegant rooms, each one is unique in design.  This restaurant even has a lush courtyard with huge trees.  With impeccable food offered as well, this is a perfect romantic date night choice!

Bayona is another popular choice for a great romantic dining experience. Located in a 200-year-old Creole cottage in the French Quarter, international food is offered here, and you can always count on delicious and surprising cuisine when eating here.

Antoine’s is considered one of the most elegant restaurants in the country and was established in 1840. With 15 different dining rooms, you can eat here numerous times and still have a unique dining experience each time.

No matter which dining experience you choose, rest assured that it will be a romantic evening to remember.  And afterwards, you can relax comfortably in your spacious room at the nearby BEST WESTERN PLUS St. Charles Inn.