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Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
+1 504-899-8221
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (935 reviews)
“souffle” (525 reviews)
“turtle soup” (1,480 reviews)
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French, American, Seafood, Soups, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
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Reviewed today via mobile

Quintessential atmosphere with excellent food accompanied by a jazz trio that moves around during brunch. Special brunch menu is very affordable, 3 courses for under $40 is possible. I had the turtle soup, bayou brunch crab cake thing, and pecan pie, while the wife had...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed today

Been to New Orleans a few times and did all the big name restaurants, but never went to Commander's Palace. So went this time with 3 of my girlfriends. Service was good, but very limited menu. What we had was good, but I was disappointed...More

Thank lbezec
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time guests. Service was pretty darn good. It was very full and busy. 😁 Well done menu . The Louisiana crab and corn soup was very tasty and the Louisiana white shrimp was my entree. We had a hard time with the sour dish...More

Thank SuzyQ154
Reviewed 2 days ago

Okay let me start with the good. We were greeted and felt welcome. We had a nice table by the windows facing the courtyard. They had balloons at my table for my birthday and the owner came by and said hello. I ordered the special...More

1  Thank donna n
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was eager to try this restaurant since I've heard some very good things about it. We went for dinner. The service was great, very efficient, friendly and respectful. Lovely place with art deco decor and good ambiance. However, we were a bit disappointed by...More

Thank bazanalex
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our trip to New Orleans was centered around my birthday dinner at this restaurant. From the impeccable and friendly service to the extraordinary food, this restaurant never disappoints. This year we celebrated with our friends - they were also blown away!

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived for lunch on a recommendation from our tour guide. After being looked up and down by the hostess, she informed us they were “sold out” for lunch (with many empty tables). Obviously, she did not approve of our attire (women were in skirts...More

Thank Travel4256
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I finally made it for jazz brunch after a cancelled flight. To begin, I had the turtle soup. Amazing, make sure to get the dash of sherry on it. Next came the gulf fish special of the day served on maque choux. Delicious. The biscuits...More

Thank Ana T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The entire experience is top notch. Dress to the nines, grab your date, and catch a ride for a magical experience. Strict dress code and reservations required. The food, service, ambiance, and overall experience is unmatched. We will remember this meal for a lifetime. Highly...More

Thank Food_Dude741776
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went down to New Orleans for my wife's birthday and of course Commanders made it special. A nice table upstairs in the Garden room and a great waiter, Eric. Food was fantastic starting with Turtle soup, Stuffed quail and ended of course with bread pudding...More

Thank coupedeville88
Garden District
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streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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August 7, 2018|
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Response from geistmutter | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know.
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March 26, 2018|
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Response from CoastalDog | Reviewed this property |
Other than an honest to goodness service dog, I doubt they would admit a four footed animal. Just my thought.
March 25, 2018|
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Response from CoastalDog | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn’t reply earlier - just saw your question...... As someone has said, CP is old style New Orleans. They might let a man in who is not wearing a blazer or other coat, but they won’t let a man in wearing shorts... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-8221
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Commander's Palace welcomes everyone but we do have a dress code. It's a festive atmosphere! Shorts are never allowed. Inventive modern New Orleans cooking coexists with our Haute Creole. Sense the team's professional grace clothed in the warmth of the Brennan Family's brand of hospitality. From your first sip of a Sazerac to your last crumb of bread pudding soufflé, we hope you are pampered and delighted...and go ahead be a little bad...that's what living in New Orleans is all about.
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