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GW Fins

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Lobster Dumplings
White fish mousseline, tomatoes, lobster butter
USD 11
Barbeque Shrimp
Deglazed with Abita Amber, goat cheese grits
USD 14
Crispy Pork Belly
Compressed pineapple, ginger slaw
USD 12
Fried Soft Shell Crab
Toasted hazelnuts, creamy brown butter
USD 18
Lobster Bisque
Cognac creme fraiche
USD 11
#1 Yellowfin Tuna Tartare
Mango, avocado, wasabi, pine nuts
USD 12
Firecracker Tuna Tacos
Ginger slaw, avocado aioli, wasabi caviar
USD 12
Local Baby Heirloom Tomato & Cucumber
Feta cheese, fresh basil, balsamic reduction
USD 10
GW Fins original, Halibut, Sea Scallops, Royal Red shrimp risotto, snow peas, pea shoot butter
USD 38
Parmesan Crusted Grouper
Asparagus, jumbo lump crab, crispy capers, brown butter
USD 36
American Red Snapper
Sauteed, local long grain rice, Louisiana shrimp creole, crispy okra
USD 32
#1 Louisiana Yellowfin Tuna
Seared rare, stir fried vegetables, sticky rice, sweet soy butter
USD 32
Blackened Local Mahi
Fried shrimp, wilted spinach, mashed potatoes, chili hollandaise, corn butter
USD 31
New Bedford Sea Scallops
Pan seared, wild mushroom risotto, porcini butter, crispy leeks
USD 31
Royal Red Shrimp
Fresh fusilli pasta, toasted pine nuts, roasted red pepper, pesto cream sauce
USD 25
Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Breast
Dirty rice, braised collard greens, mashed sweet potatoes, pan gravy
USD 28
Braised Louisiana Wagyu Beef Short Rib
Whipped parsnip puree, French green beans, red wine jus
USD 34
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Bourbon, banana, vanilla
Dirty Rice
Chicken liver debris, pan gravy
Mushroom Risotto
Wild mushroom butter
Braised Collard Greens
Berkshire bacon
Salty Malty Ice Cream Pie
Pretzel crust, caramel whipped cream
Coconut sorbet, chocolate shell, shortbread, caramel drizzle
White Chocolate & Caramel Bread Pudding
Dark chocolate chunks, pecans, whipped cream
Creme Brulee
Fresh fruit
USD 10
Experience the cuisine that has created raving fans of local diners and national and local food critics alike. Executive Chef Michael Nelson and Chef/Owner Tenney Flynn ensure the highest quality seafood by flying in products from around the globe and featuring only the best from local waters - both at their seasonal peak. This commitment to freshness and variety are two of the many reasons GW Fins prints its menu daily and has received numerous glowing reviews in The Times-Picayune (4 beans), Food & Wine, Southern Living and Esquire magazines. We look forward to serving you soon so we may learn what you think.
$50 - $58
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Parking Available, Television, Wine and Beer, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been trying to support different local restaurants while sheltering in place, but many times, I’ve found the pick-up process to be a chore with long waits for the meal ordered, having to park and go inside the restaurant to get the meal, then not...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

GW Fins is the favorite seafood restaurant for my husband and me. Five star experience in a semi casual environment. We bought the cookbook and the chef signed it. Most visit for foodies in NOLA.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed April 1, 2020

I made reservations weeks in advance to be certain to get a window table and let them know it was an anniversary dinner for my wife and me. Upon arrival, they had prepared the table with special decorations and gave us a personalized menu in...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 22, 2020 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our visit to this restaurant having read all the reviews online & had booked it 10 days prior to visiting New Orleans. When we arrived at the restaurant, we were met at the door by a young woman who...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 21, 2020

I ordered the drum fish, another of our party had the swordfish, and two had the sheepshead. We all sampled each other’s fish and everyone said they liked mine the best. The two that had the sheepshead said theirs were overcooked and they would not...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 20, 2020 via mobile

I had to be in New Orleans for business in mid March, right as everything was shut down from the Coronavirus. Luckily, GW Fins was offering take out three course meals for $30, so I got food there both nights. In spite of the mess,...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020

What more could you want? Lobster dumplings and Scalibut are both ever bit as good as all the "best of" restaurant magazines say they are. Scallilbut is a particularly clever dish, using the scallops as a caramel-y crust for the halibut. As fantastic as those...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 17, 2020 via mobile

I must start by saying that I expect a lot from good food. I’m not a fussy eater by any means, but I can spot good from great from special. We have eaten in many Michelin star restaurants. This was a very nice, but nothing...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 17, 2020

6 of us dined here and we all walked away Extremely satisfied! The staff was courteous and professional and the food was tremendous. Our group loved the Lobster Dumplings and the Pork Belly appetizers as well as the Scallops and Grouper for dinner. Special shoutout...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 15, 2020

We went here with a larger group for a work dinner. We had a select menu to order from but it was fantastic. The appetizer that blew my mind was their lobster dumplings. I would have never ordered these on my own, but one of...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Julie K
February 24, 2020|
Response from Gary W | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in dining with us. Our dress code is business casual. Coats and ties are not required. Slacks, dress jeans, dress shorts with a dress shirt or a Polo style shirt are great. We require that... More
February 21, 2020|
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Response from Gary W | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in dining with us at GW Fins. While none of our dishes are vegan, our chefs are very accommodating and are more than happy to modify things to accommodate all dietary needs and restrictions. We... More
January 18, 2020|
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Response from Gary W | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in dining with us. If you call us at 504-581-3467, you can make a reservation as far in advance as you would like. We hope to hear from you soon.
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