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Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

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Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Hello! Will be in NOLA next weekend. Looking for good dining along the St. Charles Streetcar line. What are your top picks? Looking forward to your great help as always, TA friends!

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1. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

absolutely unequivocally Commander's Palace--get your taste buds ready!

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2. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Are you looking for lunch or dinner? Fine dining or casual? Delmonico is very good. There are lots of places on Magazine, which below Napoleon is only six blocks or so from St. Charles - Lillette, La Petite Grocery, Coquette. There are several restaurants in the Riverbend area - Brigsten's, Dante's Kitchen, Boucherie.

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3. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Also Mr. John's for prime aged steaks

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4. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

two blocks off of st. charles at upperline and prytania are a group of fun restaurants,shops and a local bar(the kingpin). i liked the upperline restaurant, and had an ice cream at the the creole creamery..hoping to try out the kingpin next trip. i like going to "locals" bars and getting to know the people. everyone is so friendly in new orleans and passionate about their city.

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5. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Closer to the Quarter, you may like Herbsaint. We recently discovered it and had a wonderful meal..great service as well!

For a great sandwich shop on St. Charles Ave., near Washington (street that Commander's is on), try the Grocery.

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Go to Commander's Palace for lunch on Friday for 25 cent martini's. Ask for the Garden Room which overlooks the back yard and gardens. Coguette' is 3 blocks S of CP on Magazine. La Petite Grocery is in the neighborhood also. A few blocks W of there is Lilette.

Commander's Palace @ 1403 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 899 - 8221.

http://www.commanderspalace.com/

Coquette @ 2800 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 265 - 0421.

http://www.coquette-nola.com/index.html

La Petite Grocery @ 4238 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 891 - 3377.

http://www.lapetitegrocery.com/

Lilette @ 3637 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 895 - 1636.

http://www.liletterestaurant.com/

Surrey's is a fun place for breakfast or lunch. Cafe Atchafalaya is near SC and Casamento's is an outstanding joint for good seafood.

Surrey's Cafe & Juice Bar @ 1418 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 524 - 3828.

http://www.surreyscafeandjuicebar.com/

Cafe Atchafalaya @ 901 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 891 - 9626.

http://www.cafeatchafalaya.com/

Casamento's Restaurant @ 4330 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 895 - 9761.

www.casamentosrestaurant.com/main/main.html

Near the IS of SC and Carrollton there's Boucherie and Dante's Kitchen. Both are outstanding. Brigtsen's is also in that area and serves some of the best food in NOLA.

Boucherie at 8115 Jeannette St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 862 - 5514.

http://www.boucherie-nola.com/

Dante's Kitchen @ 736 Dante St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 861 - 3121.

http://danteskitchen.com/

Brigtsen's Restaurant @ 723 Dante St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 861 - 7610.

http://www.brigtsens.com/

Tracey's is a good po boy joint. It's a few blocks SE of Commander's Palace. Juan's is good Mexican. Lebanon's is good Middle Eastern and Mahoney's has good po boys.

Tracey's Restaurant @ 2533 Constance St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 899 - 2054.

http://traceysnola.com/

Juan's Flying Burrito Creole Taqueria @ 2018 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 504 - 569 - 0000.

http://www.juansflyingburrito.com/

Lebanon's Cafe @ 1500 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 504 - 862 - 6200.

http://www.lebanonscafe.com/

Mahoney's Po Boy Shop @ 3454 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA. 504 - 899 - 3374.

http://www.mahonyspoboys.com/

Some of these may have been mentioned. Good luck.

Edited: 4:27 pm, November 22, 2010
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7. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Axle - whoa! That's a huge list! Thanks!

Highway 61 - we're looking for more casual fare, either lunch or dinner, but good food.

Katieinla - I've heard of Upperline from the boards - what's the place all about?

IloveLouisiana - I've heard of Herbsaint, soo. Is that from the same owner as Bayona? Her name escapes me ...

Do we need reservations at any of your recommendations? We're thinking about taking the Streetcar on Saturday for a ride and aren't sure where we'll end up, so we'd like some options all over the place, and you've all delivered. Thanks so much!

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8. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Get reservations at every place you want to go unless you are going to a po boy joint. You can always cancel them. Get reservations at August, Galatoire's, Bayona, et al before you leave.

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9. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Susan Spicer is one of NOLA's most famous chefts. She's the chef/owner at Bayona/Herbaint.

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10. Re: Best dining along St. Charles Streetcar Line

Some other options for casual fare:

Joey-K's on Magazine in the Garden District has local favorites and daily specials, La Crepe Nanou on Robert has good French bistro style fare for dinner, Il Posto on Dryades has good soups and panini for lunch, Gautraux's on Soniat is good for dinner, Vincent's directly on St. Charles between Tulane and the Riverbend has great N.O. Italian fare.

Reservations are always a good idea, but you can probably walk in a lot of these places next weekend.

Tracey's is actually on Magazine (2600 block).

Stein's Deli has good deli sandwiches for lunch (Jackson & Mag.) if you're in the area.

The only "link" between Herbsaint and Bayona is that Herbsaint's chef and owner, Donald Link, was once sous chef at Bayona. He also owns Cochon and Cochon Butcher, both of which are not far from the street car line either.

Edited: 8:14 pm, November 22, 2010