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GW Fins

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HOT APPETIZERS
$11.0
Lobster Dumplings
White fish mousseline, tomatoes, lobster butter
$14.0
Barbeque Shrimp
Deglazed with Abita Amber, goat cheese grits
$12.0
Crispy Pork Belly
Compressed pineapple, ginger slaw
$10.0
Seafood Gumbo
Shrimp, crab, oysters, long grain rice
$12.0
Royal Red Shrimp
Spicy green apple slaw, Vietnamese glaze
$13.0
Tempura Fin Wings
Crispy noodle salad, Korean glaze
$16.0
Smoked Sizzling Oysters
1/2 dozen of the Gulf's best
CHILLED APPETIZERS
$12.0
#1 Bluefin Tuna Tartare
Mango, avocado, wasabi, pine nuts
$12.0
Red Snapper Ceviche
Habanero sorbet, citrus, sweet potato chips
$12.0
Firecracker Tuna Tacos
Ginger slaw, avocado aioli, wasabi caviar
$10.0
Bluefin Tuna Crudo
Dill, shoestrings, candied Kalamata, malt vinegar
SALADS
$12.0
Shrimp Remoulade
Chilled Louisiana shrimp, roasted red peppers, fried green tomato, blonde frisee
$10.0
Triple Iceburg Wedge
Blue cheese & bacon, thousand Island & tomato, creamy basil & shrimp
$10.0
Poached Pear
Covey Rise field greens, Danish Bleu, candied walnuts, red grapes, sherry vinaigrette
$10.0
Heirloom Beet
Local butter lettuce, goat cheese, toasted pecans, pickled red onion, red wine vinaigrette
ENTRÉES
$31.0
American Red Snapper
Sauteed, local long grain rice, Louisiana shrimp creole, crispy okra
$32.0
Blackened Gulf Swordfish
Sauteed spinach, fried shrimp, mashed potatoes, chili hollandaise, corn butter
$28.0
Local Drum
Chicken cracklin' crust, Shiitake mushrooms, whipped butternut squash, green beans, pecans, brown butter
$30.0
Mississippi Wild Redfish
Wood grilled, sweet potato hash, Chipotle butter, pineapple glaze, crispy plantains
$34.0
#1 Louisiana Bluefin Tuna
Wood grilled rare, Creamed leeks, Portabella, Yukon Gold potatoes, Porcini butter, veal jus
$29.0
Parmesan Crusted Sheepshead
Asparagus, jumbo lump crab, crispy capers, satsuma gastrique, brown butter
$28.0
Gulf Pompano
Wood grilled, Thai style mirliton slaw, crawfish fritters, pepper jelly, chili oil
$32.0
#1 Louisiana Yellowfin Tuna
Seared rare, stir fried vegetables, sticky rice, sweet soy butter
$38.0
Scalibut
GW Fins original, Halibut, Sea Scallops, Royal Red risotto, snow peas, pea shoot butter
$31.0
New Bedford Sea Scallops
Pan seared, wild mushroom risotto, porcini butter, crispy leeks
SIDES
$6.0
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Bourbon, banana, honey
$10.0
Louisiana Crawfish Fritters
Pepper jelly
$7.0
Dirty Rice
Chicken liver debris, pan gravy
$8.0
Mushroom Risotto
Porcini butter, shaved parmesan
$8.0
Collard Greens
Bacon, fried onions
$6.0
Roasted Cauliflower
Brown butter, Sumac
DESSERTS
$9.0
Salty Malty Ice Cream Pie
Pretzel crust and caramel whipped cream
$9.0
Samoa
Coconut sorbet, chocolate shell, coconut shortbread, caramel drizzle
$8.0
White Chocolate & Caramel Bread Pudding
Dark chocolate chunks, pecans, whipped cream
$10.0
Creme Brulee
Fresh fruit
$8.0
Chocolate Mousse Bombe
Raspberry Coulis
$6.0
House Made Fruit Sorbets
About
Experience the cuisine that has created raving fans of local diners and national and local food critics alike. Executive Chef Michael Nelson and Chef/Owner Tenney Flynn ensure the highest quality seafood by flying in products from around the globe and featuring only the best from local waters - both at their seasonal peak. This commitment to freshness and variety are two of the many reasons GW Fins prints its menu daily and has received numerous glowing reviews in The Times-Picayune (4 beans), Food & Wine, Southern Living and Esquire magazines. We look forward to serving you soon so we may learn what you think.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 50 - US$ 58
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

GW Fins never fails to impress. The food and service are both exceptional. If you are looking for a fantastic seafood meal in New Orleans, this is the place.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bandzmom
Reviewed yesterday

Outstanding evening in the best fish restaurant in New Orleans. The selections of the best Gulf of Mexico fish and also from other parts of the country is superb and the preparation outstanding. The wine list and prices were acceptable. The service was immaculate and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TxBamaEx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gw Fins is highly rated and lives up to its rating. I started out with seafood gumbo which was outstanding. The entree was the signature “Scalibut” which is halibut with thin sliced scallops layered to look like scales on top. Delicious!! I also had a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jhrubin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed our meal with some friends, but food was just average. Although we had a large group and it was Mardi Gras, service was average also, especially for all the hype and the price!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Seafood, great choice of fresh fish. exquisitely prepared. the rock fish was incredible with a mushroom cream sauce. excellent appetizers. Loved it.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank aschob
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's always a treat and I've never been disappointed. Service staff is accommodating. Food is fresh and would satisfy food critics. You can tell everyone, locals and visitors alike, are having a grand experience.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 2float
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on a three day tour of New Orleans and booked GW Fins a few weeks in advance. The guide books raved about this place and we looked forward to our visit. The relaxed atmosphere, warm reception and tantalizing menu made our expectations high....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the number one restaurant in New Orleans according to Trip Advisor. And now I know why. The appetizers alone sealed the deal. The blue fin tuna carpaccio was one of the best things I have ever eaten.and I loved the barbecue shrimp and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank spygirl55
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want a really classy dining experience this is an excellent choice. Everything was excellent, lobster dumplings and pork belly to start, followed by the best fillet ever, and their signature Scalibut, and excellent wines. We were too full for dessert, but since it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank artgallerygal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a surprise birthday dinner. The table was decorated and my menu had a personal inscription Happy Birthday. The service was beyond anyone’s expectation only to be surpassed by the food. The lobster dumpling appetizer and pear salad were as described in other reviews...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Gigi92020
9 February 2019|
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Response from Gary W | Property representative |
We offer free validated parking for three hours at Central Garage. It is located one block from the restaurant at 911 Iberville Street. A parking attendant will park your car and give you a ticket. Bring the ticket to the... More
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scottmA7899QZ
15 August 2018|
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Response from Gary W | Property representative |
We take reservations as far in advance as you would like to make them. You can make them online through our website or you can call us directly at (504) 581-3467. We look forward to celebrating with you and your wife!
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15 August 2018|
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Response from Gary W | Property representative |
Rcote75 stated it perfectly! Our dress code is as follows: We hope our dress policy is comfortable for all. Coats and ties are not required. Slacks, dress jeans, dress shorts with a dress shirt or a Polo style shirt are... More
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