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GW Fins

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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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To be a "Tripadvisor #1" rated anything is plenty to live up to.On our recent trip to Nawlins we decided ti give it a geaux.My son,the foodie expert recommended the signature dish,Scalibut.It was halibut topped with sea scallops,cooked together.Very nice combination!The lobster bisque is excellent...as a starter also as is the blackberry turnover for desert.The service team is tops.Great dining experience.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic meal. We visited during the Coolinary festival in which participating restaurants offer a more affordable tasting menu and wine pairing. We had crispy drum, pear salad, grilled pompano, and fried snapper belly. Attentive service, delightful meal, highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second time to GW Finns and it did not disappoint. It was amazing. I had the lobster bisque which is so awesome. I will be craving it until we have the opportunity to travel back to NOLA and eat here again. My...husband had the sushi appetizer and he loved it. For our meals I had the pompano and he had the shalibut. Both were amazing! Service was incredible as well.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 6 days ago

Celebrated my wife's birthday at this excellent restaurant. Great food, menu selections were exciting and widely varied. Excellent service, our waiter couldn't have been more attentive. Wonderful experience.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Few restaurants are consistently good over many years. GW Fins is. Even during a pandemic, the meal we had last night was as good as the meal we had here 2 years ago and 2 years before that. Highly recommend the halibut with scallops and...shrimp risotto. The ahi tuna was excellent as was the pork belly with watermelon. Not sure you could go wrong with anything on their menu.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extraordinary! There’s a reason they are #1! Almost didn’t go here, because we’re not fish lovers, and we were worried that there wouldn’t be enough food. Do not miss this! GW Fins was remarkable in every way. We didn’t have reservations, as it was 5pm...on a Monday night in October, so they sat us at a high table in the bar. Glad they did, as we had the exuberant and delightful Marlee as our server. I decided to try the Fall Feast, and Marlee recommended the Red Fish, which was one of the top 5 most delicious meals I have ever had in my nearly 50-year-old life. Who would have known! Even my husband said my Red Fish was like cotton candy, and he ate every bite of his own Cast Iron Skillet Chicken. My 3 course feast consisted of the Candied Pear Salad (blue cheese and balsamic vinaigrette, Red Fish, and homemade Apple Pie and Vanilla Bean ice cream. A couple at the bar had come back 2 nights in a row, and it’s easy to see why. Unlike the #2 place on Trip Adviser, GW does not need to ask/beg for reviews. GW Fins is 10x better than any competition. The entire experience was exquisite and memorable in every aspect. Thank you again everyone at GW, from the hostess, to beautiful Marlee, to the brilliant chef/kitchen, and every single hardworking wait staff, we will never forget you!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great along with the staff. Had the Fall Feast and the blackened swordfish, both were very good. Enjoyed the experience.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner with my wife. Food delicious, place is beautiful and service was very attentive. Prices are reasonable as well.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was first class and we were treated so well! It was lobster week when we visited and I ordered the lobster roll and lobster bisque. Both were just fine. Roll was surprisingly small for being listed as an entree. Others is my party...ordered the scallibut and pork chop. Surprisingly the pork chop was the best entree- unexpected for a seafood restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a truly fantastic dinner here with the Chef preparing fish we had caught on a same day fishing excursion! He prepared the various species of fish ( redfish, trout, sheep head) several different ways and each one was truly a culinary delight!!! Everything was...perfect- drinks great, side dishes, biscuits and desserts amazing as well! Saw many delicious entries that we would have likely loved had we not done our own fish. The pork belly appetizer and lobster risotto were absolutely delicious! Highly recommend this place! Service was excellent as well❤️ Sorry for the pictures- it looked so delicious we couldn’t wait to dig in and forgot to take the pictures beforehand!!! By the way, the PRETZEL SALTED CARAMEL DESSERT WAS SCRUMPTIOUS!More

Date of visit: September 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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