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Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
+1 504-899-8221
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (943 reviews)
“turtle soup” (1,494 reviews)
“souffle” (527 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Seafood, Soups, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
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Reviewed yesterday

Had stopped going to commanders palace because the food was not as special as it used to be. We decided to try it again and the food was very good, just like old times. Tried rurtle soup with sherry, gumbo soup, stuffed quail and the...More

Thank poui
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our favourite place to listen to live music, we liked the spotted cat music club a lot. But there’s lots of options.

Thank krakengoodtimes
Reviewed 2 days ago

We haven't been to Commander's in years. The last time may have been to celebrate my wife's graduation from Tulane Law School...and that was, well, some time ago. But being back in New Orleans for a few days, my wife and I decided to do...More

Thank LanSluderBelize
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is well staffed and has good service. Food was decent, though I've had better at many other places. Their signature dishes were a let down.

Thank Van W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had very high expectations, reviews says this place is great. We got a table for two, in a very noisy, crowded room. The restaurant is huge, the view excellent through huge Windows. Waiters are affluent. We chose shrimps as an appetizer, was delicious. As...More

Thank Egil B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate lunch here and had a fantastic time. Lunch specials come with either soup or salad and a specific entree. Also, martinis are 25 cents. Cant beat that. We did the chefs recommendation. The turtle soup was delicious compared to others I had tried during...More

1  Thank JustBrianne
Reviewed 6 days ago

As soon as we walked in the great service started and went right through the night. The food was great and we tried some different things we never ate before.

Thank Gracie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Commander's Palace is reputed to be one of the best restaurants in the world. Well, we decided to splurge and went there for my daughter's birthday. The food was good...but NOT good enough to merit a meal that ran about $150 a person. I...More

1  Thank planktonrules
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a marvelous meal and The Garden Room is a unique space. This is one of the few New Orleans restaurants that my father who is a life long resident will still go to. Everything was spot on. I had the pecan fish which never...More

Thank elizms619
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant continues to get rave reviews from anyone who eats there. They are so friendly and the food so smart and expertly served. The Jazz Brunch is a very special time to go. But you pay the price for all this excellence and yet...More

Thank Carbonara46
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Jeremy S
March 26, 2018|
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Response from CoastalDog | Reviewed this property |
Other than an honest to goodness service dog, I doubt they would admit a four footed animal. Just my thought.
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EaglesMom
March 25, 2018|
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Response from LongIslander49 | Reviewed this property |
No. I believe their dress code requests trousers and collared shirt. I did see men without jackets at lunch.
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Kelli R
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Bike-Chaplain | Reviewed this property |
Sport Coat/Jacket: yes. Tie: no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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 70130-5798
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighborhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-8221
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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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