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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (952 reviews)
“souffle” (531 reviews)
“turtle soup” (1,504 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

Couples lunch while in town for a wedding. Staff was exceptionally accommodating and hospitable. Several people had food allergies and they accommodated those needs comfortably. Several flights were late and some in our group arrived 30 minutes after reservation. The service team was not stressed...More

Thank DME312
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to for brunch and it did not disappoint. The service was amazing and the food was even better. The ambiance of the restaurant was amazing.

Thank Extraordinary406958
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had been told long ago that this restaurant in the Garden District is an essential New Orleans experience. It exceeded our expectations. It is extremely busy with six large dining areas and a very large kitchen. Despite the size, the whole place runs like...More

Thank LeslieFay
Reviewed yesterday

We were really looking forward to jazz brunch at Commanders Palace and were immediately taken with the beauty of the place and the overall festive atmosphere they create for this special meal event We carefully ordered dishes that were known specialties of the house and...More

Thank KarlM2060
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was amazing! Our server Taylor was exceptional. I would rank the food as the number 2 in all the restaurants that have visited, Thornberry Castle being #1!! The bread pudding was to die for and the quail was succulent. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Murray2427
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I attended this wonderful place for lunch because we heard about the $0.25 martinis (limit 3 BTW) Little did we know that this would be our favorite stop in NOLA during our visit. The turtle soup was excellent, the bread pudding soufflé...More

Thank slmb89
Reviewed 3 days ago

Elegant, delicious lunch. We enjoyed ourselves. Really good service. Good food. It was a nice experienced Reasonably priced.

Thank Adventurer744202
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Make sure to make reservations for this awesome restaurant. Facing knee replacement next month I was glad we were seated downstairs. So if stairs are an issue make sure to mention that when making reservations. I had the scallops and hubby had fish. Desserts are...More

Thank wrjseisen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was fantastic which goes without saying. My wife is currently restricted to a liquid food diet and the restaurant took on the challenge of doing something great. And it was very special. I haven’t seen her enjoy “eating” for a long time. The...More

Thank tnengr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great Food, great service, consistent and attention to every detail. These four things absolutely set restaurants apart from one another. Commander’s Palace does not disappoint - ever! Be prepared for a wonderful experience every single time!

Thank M2103IFthomasp
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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November 8, 2018|
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Response from Lewdel | Reviewed this property |
smart casual, I saw people in shorts, if by dinner jacket you mean a tux, he'll be mistaken for a waiter.
Charles M
November 7, 2018|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
10vet0tra has it exactly right. They will remind you when you reserve or when they call you to confirm. It is a fun, lively restaurant, but not the kind of place you would feel comfortable in wearing shorts.
Charles M
November 7, 2018|
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Response from Chipper428 | Reviewed this property |
It was mostly business casual but I did see a few very well dressed diners
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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, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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.
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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.
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11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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
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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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