Spice things up with their shrimp with jalapeno cornbread and aioli, and cool things off with their Sundae Eugene of vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, and toasted almonds.
Bonus: it’s located just blocks from the streetcar line if you’re looking to make the night extra special.
Tucked away in the quiet, residential part of the French Quarter, this gem serves elevated Southern fare such as roasted oysters with Herbsaint butter and bottarga and black garlic-braised short ribs.
Save room for the dark chocolate cremeaux with dulce de leche and toasted marshmallow.
Enjoy cheese or sweet crepes for dessert, or walk a block to Creole Creamery for ice cream.
One of the best kept-secrets when it comes to romantic French restaurants.
Nice weather calls for alfresco dining at this cute courtyard, French Quarter restaurant. This Uptown restaurant dishes out French cuisine with a local spin.
Share bites of slow-cooked spiced lamb shank and Atlantic salmon with fingerling potatoes and horseradish cream. Gulf fish almandine, rabbit cannelloni with mushroom béchamel, and did I mention the deviled crab dip with crab butter? The menu is Italian, the ambiance is California, the staff is attentive.
Special occasions are always honored at this Magazine Street restaurant where you can share wine, burrata, and the best short rib lasagna you’ll ever have.
Opt for a table in the courtyard with the retractable roof if the weather permits.
Old-school New Orleans cuisine in a beautiful, updated space.
Enjoy the classics like Gulf fish with crabmeat and lemon butter, filet mignon, shrimp Creole, and hanger steak with marchand de vin sauce. This candlelit French Quarter restaurant is casual enough to be low-key but romantic enough to be special.
New Orleans is a charming, heavily European influenced city that brings romance at every turn.