12 meals to eat during New Orleans Restaurant Week
New Orleans' annual Restaurant Week kicks off Monday, June 19, offering enticing deals at your go-to eateries and the ones you've been wanting to try.
- New Orleans also does Coolinary Restaurant Month in August, which is another fabulous time to get a bargain on a fancy meal.
Why it matters: The hot summer months are traditionally a slower time for tourism in New Orleans.
- Eating out supports the restaurant industry and fills up your belly.
Catch up quick: Restaurant Week runs through Sunday, June 25.
- The Louisiana Restaurant Association has been organizing Restaurant Week New Orleans for 13 years and now partners with New Orleans & Company, the city's tourism arm.
Zoom in: Diners can participate in the "check-in challenge" this year and earn points for every restaurant they visit.
- The points can be redeemed for prizes such as a cutting board, cookbook, go cup and wine key.
How it works: Nearly 80 restaurants are participating this year, including some in Jefferson Parish.
- Most meals are multicourse for a set price.
- Some have set menus, while others let you pick from two or three options for each course.
The big picture: Here are 12 meal deals that caught our eye:
- $39 three-course dinner at Tony Mandina's.
- $40 three-course dinner at Pascal's Manale.
- $45 three-course meal at Bourbon House.
- $50 two-course dinner at Gabrielle.
- $40 three-course dinner at Liuzza's.
- $50 three-course brunch at Brennan's.
- $53 three-course meal at Domenica.
- $55 three-course dinner at GW Fins.
- $65 four-course dinner at Jack Rose.
- $80 four-course dinner at August.
- Of note: The prices don't include drinks, taxes or tips.
What's next: See the full list of participating restaurants and make your reservations.
Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to show that the Louisiana Restaurant Association has been organizing Restaurant Week for 13 years, not 30.
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