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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” (690 reviews)
“souffle” (542 reviews)
“turtle soup” (1,316 reviews)
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French, American, Seafood, Soups, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently went on a trip to New Orleans for the first time and made sure to book this place before I even left home. I will say the service was amazing. All the wait staff working together at your table to make your meal a...More

Thank Mirishi
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our lunch at Commander's Palace. The jazz musicians come right up to your table and play what you request. Food was good, but I thought many places were equally as good. The experience was nice and we enjoyed crossing the street to the...More

Thank Diana Charles H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first visit to the Commander's Palace and it was quite impressive from start to finish. I went with two of my friends from high school. We each order something different. I had the barbecue shrimp and grits which were excellent. One friend...More

Thank hsy25501
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are few places anymore where you need to dress your best and pull out all finery. This, thank goodness, is still one of them. In exchange (altho I'm sure they treat everyone nicely), you will receive a level of service unmatched anywhere else. The...More

Thank SallyAnn W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The service here equals the fine food. It was so nice to dine in a place with a dress code and not feel rushed to eat and leave. This is truly fine dining, but very warm and welcoming, and the food is delicious.

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In the Garden District. Unbelievable service and delicious food and drinks. Very reasonable prices and the upstairs dining room is beautiful. We had the Chefs Table - a five course menu with a pairing of cocktails - it was amazing!! One of the owners is...More

Thank dorothy g
Reviewed 4 days ago

Celebrated my parents' 50th wedding anniversary there. We reserved a private room. I would recommend using Uber or Valet parking. Service was absolutely fantastic---A1! The food was delicious and the portions were suitable. Appetizers, drinks and dessert were all great. It is very pricey! dinner...More

Thank warren b
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had big hopes for this highly acclaimed restaurant. We had an early reservation and were seated in a back area where you had to walk through the kitchen to get to the dining room which was reminiscent of an old hotel banquet room. The...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would say the food here is wonderful but that is a under statement.... We both had the filet melt in your mouth good.. The bread pudding soufflé is always out of this world great. And the service was excellent as always.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Two people with a three course meal was $150. The food was ok. I was expecting more. We have ate at very nice restaurants before that had better food. However, the staff was amazing.

Thank Matt S
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
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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11 July 2017|
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Response from Aimée H |
Yes. There are also dishes designed specifically for kids. Small filet, chicken or shrimp with a side of fries, smashed potatoes or veggies.
Dianne A
12 June 2017|
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Response from rhonabpaul | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Sandals are fine. The website says that men should wear jackets. That is really not necessary, as long as the man wears a button down shirt. Women were wearing nice casual clothing when we were there on a... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from 493Ron | Reviewed this property |
Commander's Palace is in a residential neighborhood. It is in the Garden District, an upscale area. CP has valet parking or some people just park on the street. I have always taken a cab or Uber.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:30
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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
  • E-mail
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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