Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown
346 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 524-1140
Fax: (504) 218-4991
The Crystal Room is a long-standing symbol of elegant dining with superior cuisine. Under the cooking magic of experienced chefs, this is one of the top steak houses in New Orleans. Swing music fromthe 1930s, 1940s and 1950s attracts a dance crowd. Whether you are there for the food or the music, a complimentary basket of fresh breads with herbal butter is provided. Soft candlelight and opulent chandeliers create an aura of romance. The surrounding tall columns and fine art work that adorn the walls provide a majestic presence. You may choose from 14-oz ribeyes or treat yourself at the pasta bar!
Located in the heard of the Central Business District, The Store strives to offer bring patrons a place for delicious dishes and colorful conversation. The Store is open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. Early morning patrons can choose from breakfast specialties like Shrimp and Grits, breakfast sandwiches on croissants or bagels, or a variety of pastries. For lunch, The Store offers a menu of sandwiches, po-boys, salads, and daily specials including dishes like Red Beans and Rice and Crawfish Risotto. - Bethany Culp
Living up to its name, City Greens offers diners in downtown NoLa their organic fix. What sets this restaurant apart from counterparts of this food trend, is their privately owned and operated farm on which they cultivate seasonal ingredients that go into the menu. Taste the fruit of the earth in fresh salads, wraps, sandwiches and quick bites that are au naturale and delicious. Their comprehensive menu also keeps vegetarian and vegan patrons in mind.
Jimmy John's is a chain of gourmet sandwich shops that has garnered much attention for its quality ingredients and generous portions. Whether you are feeling slightly peckish or sporting a ravenous appetite, Jimmy John has something to satisfy every appetite and suit every taste. The menu is composed of a selection of subs, slims and club sandwiches stuffed with delicious fillings like applewood smoked ham, roast beef, avocado spread, provolone, tuna salad and salami. The restaurant is best known for the J.J. Gargantuan; a home-made french bun bursting at the seams with a variety of sliced meats and fresh toppings. Delicious, succulent and packed with flavor, Jimmy John's sandwiches are sure to keep you coming back for more.
For those with a refined taste for Japanese preparations, Horinoya is the place to be. Housed in a modest building, walk in to find this serious food place. Find unusual items to intrigue your tastebuds. The salmon and whitefish roll sliced wafer thin and engulfed in soybean paper with avocado and radish sprouts are extremely well presented. The crunchy white Japanese yamaimo sengiri with unsweetened jicama is a must-try. Sushi lovers can never get enough of the exceptional quality of fish served here. Not so hot on sushi? A deep-fried pork cutlet (tonkatsu) with sweet-and-sour sauce reminds you of a Chicken McNugget dinner. Limited dessert options though!
Hoping to catch a good game with generous pours of beers and delicious snacks to chew on? Walk On's Bistreaux & Bar is the place to be. The sports bar is always bustling with after-work crowd and youngsters but during an important game the atmosphere here is euphoric. The interiors are surrounded with HD televisions and inventive cocktails make for a great company. The must-try dishes here are the Louisiana Combo Platter, Bacon Double Cheeseburger, Duck & Andouille Gumbo, Spicy BBQ Chicken Salad and many, many more. Do not leave without trying their Cookie Skillet Sundae for dessert.
Renowned chef and restaurateur John Besh combined German and French cooking traditions with his Louisiana roots to develop the menu at his Central Business District brasserie. Unlike most CBD restaurants, Luke offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast diners can choose from baked goods from the patisserie and à la carte sides like skillet potatoes and cane syrup sausage. The lunch menu includes salads, soups, daily hot specials, and selections from the raw bar. Those looking for an evening meal can enjoy fine offerings like a whole roast Cochon de Lait with cherry mustard and stewed greens, or crabmeat maison with fresh herbs, greens, and country bread croutons. Don't miss daily blackboard specials.
A perfect blend of modern and cozy, MiLa restaurant is complete with an aesthetically decorated setting with young and fresh colors and textures. The cuisine is rich with southern authentic Southern flavors and recipes. From sparkling wines to bubbling champagnes, a fine collection of liquor finds its place in the well-stocked bar. The bittersweet chocolate soufflé with a classic New Orleans whiskey sauce is exceptional and presents a glorious finale to a fine meal.
Home of one of the most respected chefs in New Orleans, Willy Cohen, this restaurant serves a varied menu. The glass enclosed courtyard and private dining room create a stately New Orleans ambiance. Every Tuesday to Sunday, dining is made even more memorable by the soothing sounds of a harp at Veranda Restaurant. You may begin with Louisiana Crab Cakes in a light Creole mustard sauce or oyster and artichoke soup. Entrees of Potato Crusted Redfish with Baby Bok Choy and Ginger Beurre Blanc, or Breaded Rabbit are exceptional.
This twin story jazz landmark on South Rampart Street was revived from ruins in 2013 and is a worthy addition to the live music scene of New Orleans. The Little Gem Saloon offers live music five days a week at the upstairs performance hall, with well-known artists/ bands like The California Honeydrops, Johnny Sansone, Tommy Malone and John Fohl on its list of past performers. In its new incarnation, the venue has added a creole restaurant in its premises where delicacies like Fresh Fish Almondine and Grilled Mississippi Quail are served with flair. Accompanying your food is a variety of cocktails, wines and beers. To know more, call ahead or visit their website.
Hobnobber’s may not cater to the health-food fanatic, but this downtown diner is sure to please anyone looking for a hearty home-style meal. Since 1987, Hobnobber’s has been serving traditional New Orleans and soul food meals. Each day features a different menu of budget-friendly meals like red beans and rice served with a breaded pork chop, a fried catfish platter, and mirliton and shrimp casserole alongside an ample portion of baked macaroni.
If you're looking for a place that serves an excellent Muffaletta that is true to its roots, then Serio's Po-Boy & Deli is just right for you. Apart from this New Orleans' signature sandwich, the deli also offers a variety of other sandwiches and po-boys that are generously stuffed with delicious ingredients like roast beef, Italian salami, grilled chicken, oyster and catfish without being overwhelming. Most of the sandwiches are available in small or large servings so as to satisfy appetites of all sizes. There are a few vegetarian options as well, alongside signature salads, small plates and sides.