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Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
+1 504-899-8221
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (701 reviews)
“souffle” (555 reviews)
“turtle soup” (1,332 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
French, American, Seafood, Soups, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had a wonderful brunch meal with friends & family. Enjoyed excellent service & jazz combo as well as great food. Don't miss the bread pudding soufflé.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed today via mobile

Restaurant has a more South Floridian feel. Nothing spectacular about the menu but food was good. Drinks were very good. They recommend a jacket but temperature too warm. Tables were a little to close to other diners.

Thank johnjnelson
Reviewed yesterday

I came here on a Thursday night. I was very impressed by how great this restaurant was. The service was outstanding from the moment we entered. Everyone was so welcoming and pleasant. All the plates at our table were served at the same time. Other...More

1  Thank Yoosh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I will definitely return for a great dining experience when I return to NO. The filet was one of the best I've ever tasted.

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have always wanted to eat at Commander's Palace and we finally got our chance on this trip. We were greeted and seated promptly. Nash was our waiter. He was attentive without hovering. The food was good. The turtle soup was tasty and the salad...More

Thank Cary C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Based on it's near-legendary reputation, we were expecting an excellent dining experience. What we experience was a decent restaurant with good service, but not something we'd recommend with any enthusiasm. For an appetizer, I had the 1-1-1 soup, a three small cup combo, including a...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We hadn't been sitting at our table for very long when it became apparent that this was a very well managed restaurant. I swear that there was one guy whose sole job was to keep our iced tea glasses filled, and he didn't miss a...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the moment you arrive at Commander's you can anticipate exemplary service . The atmosphere , knowledgeable staff , menu and wine list make for a memorable dining experience.

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is not just a good meal. This is a true dining experience! Don't get me wrong, the food is good, but it's not just about the food here. It's about the people, it's about the place, it's about the ambiance. It's about the history...More

Thank arizona_8
Reviewed 3 days ago

The menu didn't have anything I liked but the bread was the best thing I've ever had in life. The service was also great , the menu option were simply just not for me.

Thank Bayoubeauty156
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
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Beth T
11 September 2017|
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Response from Tina F | Reviewed this property |
We only had dinner this trip but I'm sure whichever you choose, the service and the food will be impeccable. Something to consider though is what else you will be doing on the day. We chose dinner as there is a dress code... More
11 July 2017|
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Response from Aimée H |
Yes. There are also dishes designed specifically for kids. Small filet, chicken or shrimp with a side of fries, smashed potatoes or veggies.
Dianne A
12 June 2017|
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Response from rhonabpaul | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. Sandals are fine. The website says that men should wear jackets. That is really not necessary, as long as the man wears a button down shirt. Women were wearing nice casual clothing when we were there on a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-8221
  • E-mail
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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