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Commander's Palace

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Neighborhood:
Garden District
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1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-899-8221
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Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely dinner upstairs at Commander's. Our service was excellent, as were cocktails, dinner and dessert. We have been to New Orleans many times and always wanted to eat here. We are glad we did...however, it wasn't the best restaurant we have enjoyed in Nola. We would go back, want to experience the Sunday jazz brunch. Make sure... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent food and service. Fine dining with a varied selection on the menu. Appropriate attire recommended. Very romantic. Loved being upstairs looking out over the courtyard. Would go again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food here was really delicious, the service was impeccable & the surroundings gorgeous (although the balloons perhaps don't quite fit into the decor). Trio playing music was a lovely touch & they knew when to approach/avoid tables so didn't leave people feeling awkward. The 3 course Sunday brunch is awesome value for money & we were absolutely stuffed at... More 

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Thank lexisa
Mechelen, Belgium
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157 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Experience Commander's Place in a great, historical setting. Although it was very crowded, we felt as if we were given special attention. Smooth service, great local dishes. Not overly sophisticated food but fresh ingredients do it all. Wonderul garden view!

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Thank Sreinyer
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Commander's Palace was a wow from the moment I booked the reservation until the moment we left. For a girl's weekend my friend suggested we try Commander's Palace because she had heard so many good reviews from friends. I had eaten here many years ago and was eager to return and try it again. When I phoned to make the... More 

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Thank gabriellyn
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for brunch based on great recommendations from friends. I will say we were not disappointed. Everything was great. The service impeccable and food was amazing. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Greek2m
Greenbrier, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best places in New Orleans. I recommend the brunch. See professionals at work! The meal was prepared to perfection and served by a host of well trained people who make you their priority. It is an experience that will leave New Orleans on your mind

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Thank Larry J
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food, was cooked well and met expectations for a fine dining establishment. The think that in my opinion put commanders palace over the top is the service. The service was a model for service excellence! We had a great night out!

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Thank Donald S
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Commander's Palace is a delightful restaurant in the Garden district, away from noisy areas. The food is delicious and creative. The brunch is perfect, particularly in the lovely courtyard. Definitely worth the cab ride and the price. The food is Creole inspired and ingredients are locally produced. Always impeccable. A must visit restaurant in NOLA.

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Thank Delphine C
altamonte springs, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

By recommendation of my friend I called the Commanders Palace to set up a reservation. Jimmy was so nice and told me how wonderful it is and that all meals are a adventure. I made a reservation for Sunday brunch. This was such a wonderful experience. The food was delicious and the service top notch. Also a jazz band played... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $80
Cuisine
French, American, Soups, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighborhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-8221
Description
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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Staying in Garden District

Neighborhood Profile
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 yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.