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Palace Cafe
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Ranked #97 of 1,979 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, French, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Cross street: Chartres Street
Transit: Easily accessible by the Saint Charles Streetcar & the Canal Street car.
Description: For two decades Palace Cafe has been serving award-winning, contemporary Creole cuisine in the historic Werlein Music building. Located downtown, at the entrance to the French Quarter, this Dickie Brennan restaurant is popular with visitors & locals alike.
Reviewed June 30, 2013

As we were walking away a lady told us it was good so we decided to try it. I got the duck which is something I had never really had. It was amazing. So were the parsnip mash that came with it. We also split a crab cheese cake and a spinach salad. We got bananas foster which was cooked at the table and a creme brûlée. The service was very good. they also had a trio of singers going table to table singing. That was a very nice touch. I don't know who Dickie Brennan is, but this was the third restaurant of his we ate at on our trip and he definitely has his stuff together.

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

Found this resturant on Opentable, and was able to make a reservation through that app which was very convienent. We wanted a fabulous meal in the french quarter and we found it. Intially I was disappointed that it was located on Canal street, thinking the views would be more pavement and traffic lights. But the resturant was really great, bright marquee lights greet you and a friendly yet busy hostess staff showed our table of 6 to the second floor. A grand staircase and soft lighting add to the ambience. Try the rosemary ginger cocktail, it was so refreshing and not overly sweet. Crawfish cheescake and oyster roll apps were to die for. I split and order of shrimp etouffee with a friend, it was just enough after the rich apps and warm french bread that was brought to the table. A trio of singers moved around from table to table during our dining experience. It was really a very nice meal!

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Yum!! After a couple of days of boring hotel food, had a great lunch at the iconic Palace Cafe where we enjoyed the signature Shrimp Tefuncte (shrimp, rice, mushrooms and a rich meunière sauce with a hint of spice) and the inventive shredded pork pot pie- a clever stack of pork, mashed potatoes and spinach. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank JimRiesterer
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Absolutely the best dining experience with great friends. Chef Cody truly out did himself. He treated us so well.

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Reviewed June 20, 2013

Their reputation is well deserved as the food is truly wonderful and the building is a gem. Multiple serves come to your table and introduce themselves, which became annoying, especially since the food took forever to arrive. A server also dropped a tray of glasses and glass flew everywhere, a server slipped and almost fell--kind of too much going on! I'd love to go back on a night with less drama.

Thank MommyandCrew
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